What if the film "Argo" and the TV show "House of Cards" had a baby? The plot might look something like the reports surrounding an FBI affidavit about alleged criminal behavior by California state senator Ron Calderon.
Fasten your seatbelt, power up your electronic devices, because it's time for our weekly analysis of the news, the Friday Flashback. Joining the show today is James Rainey of the LA Times and Alex Seitz Wald of National Journal.
Who can forget Kermit the Frog, Bert and Ernie, Miss Piggy, and The Muppets? These creations that have become a childhood staple are from the creative mind of Jim Henson. In a detailed biography by author Brian Jay Jones, the book gives the first complete look at the iconic figure that created some of the most memorable characters on television.
It’s two months away from the new year, but Hollywood is already gearing up for what’s going to happen in 2014. The Golden Globes is taking place in January and the Oscars follows a couple months later. In the next couple of months, movie studios big and small will roll out with their award hopefuls.
Families who receive food stamp benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, will see their monthly checks cut starting Friday after a temporary increase to benefits expires without a new budget from Congress to replace it.
Looks like the lines are blurred when it comes to copyright infringement of the popular summer hit, “Blurred Lines.” Marvin Gaye’s family is suing Robin Thicke and producer Pharrell Williams claiming they stole the musical composition of Marvin Gaye to make the song, “Blurred Lines.”
A ballot measure cleared for circulation last week would subject doctors to drug and alcohol testing but a separate provision of the measure would have a much greater impact on the medical community. The ballot initiative would raise a cap on noneconomic medical malpractice damages that was set at $250,000 in 1975 by adjusting it for inflation.
TV shows come and go. But 'Twilight Zone' is different. The show examined race issues, criticized our dependence on technology and, five decades later, millions of people young and old still find the show's timeless themes as fresh as the day they aired — and it's all thanks to Rod Serling.