Funny now, funny in 1973 These real-world comics take a trip back to the comedy heyday of the Sunset Strip of the early ’70s for Showtime’s new series “I’m Dying Up Here.” Andrew Santino (Bill Hob
For John Singleton, relief is not being part of the YouTube generation — or rather, not having to forge a career in the thick of it. “I don’t think I could ever have accomplished what I have if I
Carter Hudson, whose career has largely played out on the New York stage, talks going undercover in his major TV debut as a CIA officer-turned-undercover drug dealer.
UNDERRATED Every show that’s ended, apparently: Were you sad when your “Friends” finally parted ways with network TV, and — to an extent — you? Wait awhile. While there may not be enough money yet
Summer is upon us and so is a television landscape full of new competition series and game shows. The theme for this new crop of family-friendly entertainment appears to be “recycling,” as most ar
Move over, Avengers: a new team of scrappy, street smart superheroes is moving into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. On Aug. 18, Netflix will unveil the miniseries superhero team-up it’s been buildi
I am not an outdoorsy person. I’m neither agile nor strong. I’m perfectly content huddled in my cubicle, typing on my laptop and enjoying the fluorescent bulbs and recirculated air. Which is preci
On a cavernous soundstage in an industrial park in Culver City, a rising star on the Sunset Strip comedy scene sits at a horseshoe-shaped booth. The comic is meeting with an agent in the kind of d
Plenty of new shows may try to ensnare you this summer, but several returning series — some in their farewell seasons — also want to pull you back in. Here are five shows we’re looking forward to
The great war is here. Or at least it will be when “Game of Thrones” returns in July and the show enters, presumably, the final stages of the battle for Westeros. A formidable list of contenders a
Contemporary art auctions may be on the rise, largely thanks to financial guarantors, as shown by the $110.5 million bid for a Jean-Michel Basquiat painting.
Tehran, May 26, IRNA - The holy fasting month of Ramadan is expected to start on Saturday, May 27 in Iran, an official at the moon-sighting committee of the Supreme Leader’s Office announced.
Yuja Wang has a new crush: the fast-talking, buck-toothed Donkey from “Shrek” addressing tourists at Universal Studios Hollywood from the window of a waffle cart. “Step on up. Nice hair. Bring it
School holidays are about to start. The delightful temperate climate is perfect for outdoor activities year-round. .You’ll find plenty of fun things to do. There are plenty of attractions and fun thin
In an interview published on this paper’s website Wednesday (and in this coming Sunday Calendar), Steven Lavine, who is retiring from the California Institute of the Arts after 29 years, shared so
Late-night TV hosts pounced on Greg Gianforte, who won the election on Thursday for Montana’s vacant House seat despite being charged with assaulting a reporter.
As sports scientists look for the next frontier in boosting performance, the search for the next Lionel Messi or LeBron James may soon involve playin
Tripping out to “Twin Peaks”? Follow its visionary director’s artistic trajectory. Elsewhere, the Rayburns return for a last ride through the Keys.
ABC entered the musical adaptation game with a leap on Wednesday night, but its Dirty Dancing remake landed with a thud with many viewers and critics
Richard Cabral, the former gang member who turned his back on his criminal past and has won acclaim for his performances on ABC’s “American Crime,” including an Emmy nomination, says working on th
It’s hard to believe in today’s age of real-time Skype and FaceTime conversations around the world, but it was just 50 years ago that the first live global television event was broadcast. That’s w
As last movies by great filmmakers go, Andrzej Wajda’s “Afterimage” feels vividly connected to the Polish auteur’s beginnings, yet also acts as the kind of haunting close that sums up a life. Base
Darren Hayman released four albums with the indie band Hefner. Now he writes songs about the communities whose soldiers all returned home safely from World War I.
If the beloved narrator of “Jane the Virgin” was detailing the life of Gina Rodriguez, the actress who portrays the fictitious heroine at the center of the CW drama, he would likely describe the f
Media mogul and philanthropist Jerry Perenchio, one of the richest men in Los Angeles, lived in a Bel Air mansion filled with art — paintings by Claude Monet, Edouard Manet and Pablo Picasso. And
Here’s what Emma Straub, Ann Patchett, Jonathan Lethem, Louise Erdrich, Judy Blume and Jeff Kinney are reading and recommending to bookstore customers.
Hollywood talent giant Creative Artists Agency and Chinese studio Bona Film Group have created a fund to finance movies with an initial investment of $150 million, the firms said Thursday. The fun
Condensed into a feature-length film from a multiscreen video installation, Julian Rosefeldt’s invigorating “Manifesto” moves among a baker’s dozen of vignettes, each one pairing a different chara
Matías Piñeiro’s follows the trials, tribulations and romances inspired by two of the playwright’s heroines from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”
The International Center of Photography’s summer exhibition features the work of 75 professionals for Magnum Photos, including Henri Cartier-Bresson.
Peter Brook’s “Battlefield,” which opened at the Wallis on Wednesday for a brief run through Sunday, is itself the ultimate brief run. It is the last word in concentrated compression by theater’s
The 1997 “Buena Vista Social Club” album and Wim Wenders’ accompanying 1999 tour documentary re-introduced the world to the long-forgotten yet infectious Cuban sound of son. Lucy Walker’s follow-u
Ultra Street Fighter 2 brings back one of the most popular games of all time on Nintendo's Switch. But does this remastered version justify its $50 a
There was a moment in rock history when the future Velvet Underground and the future Grateful Dead, bands that could hardly be more stylistically different, had at least one thing in common: They