Sunday, November 16, 2014
In this rural speck of hyper-connected America, it's easier to hear a cow moo than a cellphone ring.
Archaeologists picking through latrines, sewers, cesspits and trash dumps at Pompeii and Herculaneum have found tantalizing clues to an apparently varied diet there before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius destroyed those Roman cities in 79 A.D.
The first televised Hollywood Film Awards was like a dressy, drawn-out advertisement for Oscar hopefuls.
Her clothes are made from fur, hemp and nettle and for decoration she sports ivory and bone beads. She has dark hair worn in dreadlocks, tattoos and a penetrating stare.
U.S. satirist Jon Stewart's directorial debut “Rosewater” is based on the true story of a western journalist imprisoned in Iran — and raises real questions about the nature of torture.
“Selma,” a powerful new film about civil rights icon Martin Luther King, triumphed at its premiere in Los Angeles this week — while critics are predicting awards season glory.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
A composer who claims to be the world's fastest pianist says tinkling the ivories quicker than the human ear can hear is a surefire route to Nirvana.
The history of rock 'n' roll has been attempted in exhaustive compilations and encyclopedic guides. The Foo Fighters are trying the feat in a 42-minute album.
Warner Music announced a partnership Thursday with Chinese Internet company Tencent that will include streaming, in the first such deal for a major global record label in the huge market.
Japanese entertainment colossus Sony on Thursday said it will debut a cable-style television service delivered through its popular PlayStation video game consoles.