Arts & Entertainment

Everything you need to know about 'The Interview' in 4 minutes

New York Magazine's Abraham Riesman was one of the lucky few to see "The Interview" before Sony Pictures cancelled its release. Here's his synopsis.

Colbert replacement Larry Wilmore's body of work

Colbert will be replaced by longtime "The Daily Show" correspondent Larry Wilmore, an actor and stand-up comedian who has written for TV for decades, on "The Nightly Show."

Colbert Countdown: Was Stephen Colbert the most trusted name in news?

The University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Public Policy Center found that "Colbert Report" viewers know more about campaign finance than viewers of any other news source.

Sony hack: Judd Apatow blasts Sony for pulling 'The Interview'

The prolific comedy filmmaker discusses his fears and frustrations with how the fallout from "The Interview" has been handled.

Actor Stephen Collins admits to inappropriate sexual contact with underage girls

He wrote in a statement to PEOPLE that he has "not had an impulse to act out in any such way" in the last 20 years.

Why Angelina Jolie chose Japanese rock star Miyavi for 'Unbroken'

When the director was casting the role of the POW camp commander, she wanted an actor who could walk into a huge crowd and own the place. Somebody like a rock star.

Poll Results: Listeners pick favorite albums of 2014

The results are in! St. Vincent's self-titled album was by far the most popular record in our listener poll for the best music of 2014. On this week's show we count down the Top 25.

Colbert Countdown: Stephen Colbert — 'Lord of the Rings' geek

"Rings" filmmaker Peter Jackson has said Colbert is one of the biggest Tolkien experts. And don't even get him started on "Star Wars."

Sony hack: Sony tells theaters they can pull 'The Interview'

Sony has told theater chains that it will release them from any obligations to screen the film following a threat from hackers that invoked 9/11.

US Olympic Committee to bid for 2024 games; LA is a candidate

The U.S. Olympic Committee has decided to bid for the 2024 Olympics, hoping to bring the Summer Games back to America after 28 years. L.A. is one of four candidate cities.

Hear the first new D'Angelo album in 15 years

Just like that, "Black Messiah" exists. For lovers of R&B and soul — for lovers of music that transcends in general — the album's arrival is unreal. You can listen to it right now.

Hanukkah 2014: Making a perfect potato latke (FAQ/recipe)

You only need six ingredients but don't let that fool you. These are the hand shredded, no food processor version for people who like doing things the hard way. It's tradition.

Robin Williams leads the 2014 list of Google searches

Robin Williams' suicide seared into the world's collective mindset more than anything else this year, based on what people were searching for on Google.

The alternative gift guide: 6 last-minute ideas

Since mom already has a bunch of socks and your husband does not need another bathrobe, we asked our listeners what alternative gifts they're buying this year.

Getty Villa shows off a trove of Roman silver a French farmer almost destroyed

It was all too much for the rustic, pious Monsieur Taurin. Such pagan sensuality had to be diabolical. He used his pickax to rake the priceless pieces into a sack.

'The Devil Is a Part-Timer': Japanese anime with a kinder, gentler Satan

Charles Solomon finds a great anime series that turns the Satan story on its head: "The Devil Is a Part-Timer" puts Satan in an apron.