Arts & Entertainment
Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke profited greatly from the 2013 hit song "Blurred Lines," which is at the center of a courtroom battle nearing its end.
On the eve of its L.A. premiere, the opera's composer reveals the reasons why the opera he wrote 15 years ago is still so powerful and resonant.
Images of fire, protests and tear gas from Ferguson, Mexico City, and downtown L.A. have landed in the inbox of L.A. painter Sandy Rodriguez.
Ed Piskor talks about what he learned during his research for the series, how Robert Crumb influenced his project, and what hip-hop heavyweights think about his work.
The Writers Guild of America, West examined the 2013-2014 TV season and found there was a drop in women and minority writers on scripted shows.
In a twist on the TV staple, a bunch of brave and mostly unknown comics are taking the comedy roast to new highs and lows.
How the biggest threat to Marvel and DC faded into obscurity, only to be revived by an obsessive fan who gave new life to the brand and its unique characters.
Margaret Lyons, who writes about television for Vulture.com, highlights some shows that are an alternative to much of today's fare.
The graphic novelist heard stories from his screenwriter uncle about Hollywood in the noir era, which inspired his popular series.
As Conan O'Brien soon becomes the longest-running host in late night TV, he goes on the road for a rare visit by an American show to the Communist island.
The writer/director/actor talks about the impetus behind his memoir, the adventurous creativity being cultivated on TV, and the lessons he's learned over his 20-year career.
The actor’s latest film continues a string of poor performances at the box office. Could this be the end of his reliability to bring audiences to the theater?
Syria's refugees are waiting for a new life. The artists among them are depicting this life in limbo — and their memories of the country they left behind.
Women and minorities continue to be under-represented on TV and in film, both behind and in front of the camera, according to a new study — even though diverse films and shows make more money.
When a young girl with a black mother and white father wrote to a teen magazine in 1968 about not fitting in, the "Star Trek" actor responded at length about how Spock navigated two cultures.
The "Star Trek" actor died Friday in Los Angeles, and NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says Nimoy's signature role taught fans the power of accepting their differences rather than fighting them.