New York Post: Entertainment

  • Jimi Hendrix’s family can’t stop suing each other
    Friday - 03/24/2017 - 10:05 PM

    An intra-family battle over the right to sell Jimi Hendrix-branded items continues to clog up various courts like crosstown traffic. Leon Hendrix, billed as the late guitar great’s “only surviving blood sibling” — who in the past has been blocked from selling Hendrix-related vodka, cannabis, liqueur and speakers — sued the family estate this week,...

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  • Meet the Hollywood designer behind Joan Crawford’s huge shoulder pads
    Friday - 03/24/2017 - 05:06 PM

    What do Dorothy’s red slippers and Joan Crawford’s shoulder pads have in common? They were designed by Adrian, MGM’s star couturier, whose creations for such classics as “The Wizard of Oz,” “Grand Hotel” and “The Women” helped create Hollywood glamour.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Danny Devito used to be a New Jersey beautician
    Friday - 03/24/2017 - 11:54 AM

    Broadway loves an overnight sensation — a newcomer heralded by critics and adored by audiences. The fresh face this season belongs to . . . Danny DeVito. OK, so he’s not exactly an unknown, having made his mark on TV’s “Taxi” and in a slew of hit movies, including “Throw Mamma From the Train,” “Ruthless People” and...

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  • This ’60s anarchist has no regrets over his bomb-making guide
    Thursday - 03/23/2017 - 06:20 PM

    Columbine. Oklahoma City. The Brink’s cop-killing robbery. Gabby Giffords. The 2005 London transport bombings. These and many other rampages had something in common: All of the attackers had copies of “The Anarchist Cookbook,” a step-by-step manual for revolution.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • How Richard Burton and Albert Finney helped spark the Brit punk revolution
    Thursday - 03/23/2017 - 06:07 PM

    The lives and loves of the British working class, central to the plays of John Osborne (“The Entertainer”), inspired a cycle of so-called “kitchen sink” dramas. Not only did those films make stars out of Richard Burton and Albert Finney, but they changed British cinema — a time celebrated in the Film Forum’s two-week-long festival,...

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  • Behind the crime of passion that took down a jazz legend
    Thursday - 03/23/2017 - 06:11 PM

    On the first day of the Western civilization class that he taught at Shaw University in Wilmington, NC, Larry Thomas introduced himself in his usual manner. It was 1990 or ’91.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • ‘Homeland’ star did ‘quite gruesome research’ to play poisoned Peter Quinn
    Wednesday - 03/22/2017 - 07:10 PM

    It’s been a rough “Homeland” homecoming for Peter Quinn. The ex-CIA operative — played by British actor Rupert Friend — was left partially disabled (physically and verbally) and brain damaged after his sarin-gas poisoning last season at the hands of Berlin-based terrorists.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • WWE hoping sex leaks ‘blow over’ while more victims emerge
    Wednesday - 03/22/2017 - 11:48 AM

    The WWE is taking a deliberately hands-off approach to dealing with an X-rated leak scandal that grows more widespread with each passing day. The leak scandal began in early March when pornographic videos and pictures of WWE superstar Paige popped up online. Paige, who is currently nursing an injury, initially kept quiet about the leak, but...

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  • ‘Gong Show’ creator Chuck Barris dies at 87
    Wednesday - 03/22/2017 - 02:54 AM

    Chuck Barris, whose game show empire included “The Dating Game,” ”The Newlywed Game” and that infamous factory of cheese, “The Gong Show,” died at 87. Barris died of natural causes Tuesday afternoon at his home in Palisades, New York, according to publicist Paul Shefrin, who announced the death on behalf of Barris’ family.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Why Rihanna’s ‘Bates Motel’ turn can’t top the original
    Monday - 03/20/2017 - 11:06 PM

    Warning: Spoilers ahead from Episode 505 of “Bates Motel” Janet Leigh received an Oscar nomination for her performance as the doomed bank robber Marion Crane in Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece “Psycho.” Based on Monday night’s episode of “Bates Motel,” Rihanna shouldn’t expect to see her name among the guest-star nominees at this year’s Emmy Awards.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share