Monday, January 12, 2015
There are few performers in Taiwan with as wide an appeal as Jody Chiang (江蕙), as the frenzied competition to secure tickets to her farewell concerts over the past three days has proven.
Italian director and screenwriter Francesco Rosi, whose films took on corruption in postwar Italy, winning top honors at the Venice and Cannes film festivals, has died. He was 92.
Robert Stone, the award-winning novelist who spun out tales of seekers, frauds and other misbegotten American dreamers in such works as “A Flag for Sunrise” and “Dog Soldiers,” died Saturday at age 77.
Hollywood is holding its breath ahead of Sunday's Golden Globes, with dark comedy “Birdman” leading the race for awards glory ahead of next month's all-important Oscars.
Walter White and Jesse Pinkman won't be making any appearances on the first season of “Better Call Saul,” the prequel to “Breaking Bad” that will begin airing on AMC next month.
The television series “Mad Men” begins airing its final seven episodes in April and the show's notoriously secretive creator, Matthew Weiner, said he told only star Jon Hamm in advance how it will end.
Natalie Anderson lights up as two former neighbors, Paul and Kristoffer Neumann, step into her newly opened barbershop for the first time. She runs to greet the men, who drove an hour to Beardsgaard Barbers, ...................
In the face of astronomic price hikes in Bordeaux over the past few years, and with prices also rising in Burgundy, smart consumers seeking French wine should be looking to the Rhone region. Like Bordeaux it makes a small amount of great white wine, but very much concentrates on reds.
Sunday, January 11, 2015
Link, Master Chief, Batman and Nathan Drake will be back in action.
Retired bank manager Martin Coombes can remember how he wore short pants when shopping for his mother at the co-op grocery in the coal-mining town of Annfield Plain in the northeast of England.