Jul 22, 2014

Here's sellin' to you, kid. Casablanca piano up for sale

The iconic piano from Hollywood romance “Casablanca” will go on sale at auction in New York in November, the highlight of more than two dozen collectors’ items from the fabled war-time classic. “Play it, Sam,” says a stunning Ingrid Bergman, cajoling Dooley Wilson into ...

Aldrin solicits moonwalk memories

Jul 17, 2014

Aldrin solicits moonwalk memories

On July 20, 1969, the world united and rejoiced in a way never seen before or since as Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong walked on the moon. The third Apollo 11 astronaut, Michael Collins, stayed in lunar orbit to take care of the mother ...

Five years on, Jackson fans around the world remember King of Pop

Jun 26, 2014

Five years on, Jackson fans around the world remember King of Pop

Michael Jackson fans from around the world laid flowers Wednesday at the mausoleum where the pop icon is interred, grieving but also celebrating on the fifth anniversary of his shocking death. Around 100 fans, some dressed as the self-proclaimed King of Pop, gathered at ...

Bob Dylan lyrics fetch $2 million in New York auction

Jun 25, 2014

Bob Dylan lyrics fetch $2 million in New York auction

Handwritten song lyrics by legendary American singer Bob Dylan sold for $2 million at auction in New York on Tuesday, the highlight in a sale of rock memorabilia linked to some of the brightest stars of the 20th century. The copy of Dylan’s original ...

Product placement puts South Korean TV dramas on map

Jun 22, 2014

Product placement puts South Korean TV dramas on map

The export success of South Korea’s TV dramas has spawned a hard-selling world of branded entertainment that uses product placement to push everything from smartphones to lipsticks. The so-called Hallyu (Korean wave) of TV shows and pop music has long conquered most of Asia ...

Bill Murray turns up at stag party, gives tips on love

May 28, 2014

Bill Murray turns up at stag party, gives tips on love

A young man got a surprise at his bachelor party: a sparkling speech from actor Bill Murray. The deadpan comic, who lives in Charleston, South Carolina, was dining with friends in the city over the weekend when a diner from the bachelor party group ...

Solange Knowles seen 'attacking' Jay-Z in NYC hotel elevator video

May 13, 2014

Solange Knowles seen 'attacking' Jay-Z in NYC hotel elevator video

A hip New York hotel said Monday it’s investigating how surveillance footage of Beyonce’s sister Solange Knowles attacking brother-in-law Jay-Z in an elevator wound up on an Internet gossip site. The fuzzy, silent black-and-white video posted on TMZ.com shows Solange kicking and hitting Jay-Z ...

May 6, 2014

Australian police probe Packer street brawl

The boss of Australia’s Nine Network Tuesday admitted he was at fault over an ugly street brawl with billionaire gambling tycoon James Packer as police opened investigations into the fight. The casino mogul and his childhood friend David Gyngell, who had been his best ...

'X-Men' director Bryan Singer sued in second teen sex abuse case

May 6, 2014

'X-Men' director Bryan Singer sued in second teen sex abuse case

A British man who accuses “X-Men” director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager was spurred to bring a lawsuit against the filmmaker after Singer was sued by another man on similar allegations, the plaintiff’s lawyer said Monday. The lawsuit in federal ...