Ted Robbins

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I.M. Pei, Architect Of Some Of The World's Most Iconic Structures, Dies At 102

Thursday, May 16, 2019

During his influential career, the Pritzker-winning architect designed everything from schools to skyscrapers. Known for spare geometric forms, Pei said the goal was to "eliminate the inessential."


Sommelier Cheating Scandal Leaves Bitter Taste In The Wine World

Friday, October 12, 2018

Someone apparently revealed secrets about the test for aspiring Master Sommeliers. Organizers can't tell who got the unfair edge, so they dumped results for 23 applicants.


Aretha Franklin, The 'Queen Of Soul,' Dies At 76

Thursday, August 16, 2018

One of the most powerful and beloved voices of all time died Thursday in Detroit.


CBS CEO Les Moonves Accused Of Sexual Harassment

Friday, July 27, 2018

A New Yorker article cites accusations by employees against Moonves and other men at CBS. The accusers say their careers were harmed by resisting sexual advances. CBS indicated it will investigate.


Remembering 'Shoah' Filmmaker Claude Lanzmann

Thursday, July 05, 2018

Lanzmann, who died Thursday at age 92, fought in the French resistance, studied philosophy at the Sorbonne, worked as a journalist, and made one of the most important films about the Holocaust.


This Jacket Caused A Racket: What, Exactly, Does Melania Trump Not Care About?

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The first lady's wardrobe choice during a trip to visit detained migrant children raises eyebrows and generates theories about whom the message was meant for.


Nas' 'Illmatic' Gets A New Sound When Performed With National Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Nas' 1994 Illmatic is considered by many critics to be one of the greatest hip-hop albums ever — offering a raw and eloquent look at life in NYC's Queensbridge Projects. Now, more than 10 years later, Nas performed the album in an entirely different setting, with the National Symphony Orchestra backing him.


Sexual Harassment Allegations Continue In The Entertainment Industry

Friday, November 10, 2017

There are more accusations of sexual harassment against men in the entertainment industry. The New York Times has confirmed years of rumors that involve comedian Louis C.K.


Harvey Weinstein Scandal May Prompt A Sea Change In Hollywood

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The fallout continues in the entertainment industry following sex abuse allegations against the movie mogul. People in Hollywood are asking how to change the climate for women in the industry.


'Wonder Woman' Continues Hot Streak In Mediocre Summer For Hollywood

Monday, August 07, 2017

Wonder Woman continues to make progress at the box office in a summer dotted with hits and misses. While most movies stay in theaters for two weeks, Wonder Woman is still playing in more than 1,000 theaters after 10 weeks.


June Foray, Voice Of Rocky From 'The Bullwinkle Show,' Dies At 99

Thursday, July 27, 2017

June Foray voiced many cartoon characters but she was best known as the voice of Rocky the flying squirrel and Natasha Fatale in Rocky and His Friends, a TV series that ran from 1959 through 1964.


New TV Shows And Movies? They'll Stay In The Writer's Mind If There's A Strike

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The last TV and movie strike a decade ago cost Hollywood hundreds of millions of dollars and left a hole in viewers' schedules.


Comedian Don Rickles, Merciless 'Merchant Of Venom,' Dies At 90

Thursday, April 06, 2017

The famed insult comic and showbiz veteran worked well into his 80s. In his prime, Hollywood elites like his friend Frank Sinatra considered it an honor to be roasted by Rickles.


Robert Harward Turns Down Job As National Security Adviser

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Harward was offered the job to replace Michael Flynn, who was fired Monday by Trump. But Harward said no, reportedly because the job was too demanding to bring him out of retirement.


Trump Slams Senator Who Revealed Gorsuch's Criticism Of Remarks On Judges

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Neil Gorsuch, the president's nominee to the Supreme Court, told Sen. Richard Blumenthal that Trump's put-downs of judges were "disheartening."


Who Is Judge James L. Robart And Why Did He Block Trump's Immigration Order?

Saturday, February 04, 2017

Judge James L. Robart is an appointee of President George W. Bush who also noted last year that "black lives matter."


Debbie Reynolds, Iconic Actress And Singer, Dies At 84

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The star of Singin' in the Rain — as well as more than 50 other films — died just one day after her 60-year-old daughter, Carrie Fisher. Reynolds starred on Broadway, TV and even had a No. 1 single.


'Fawlty Towers' Actor Andrew Sachs Dies At 86

Friday, December 02, 2016

British character actor Andrew Sachs has died at age 86. He was best known as the waiter Manuel on the cult TV series, Fawlty Towers.


Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen Dies At 82

Friday, November 11, 2016

Cohen's songs are beloved by fellow musicians and by fans for whom the songs resonate with big themes: love, loss, isolation and sexuality. His best-known song may be "Hallelujah."


David Huddleston, The Real Big Lebowski, Dies At 85

Saturday, August 06, 2016

We remember David Huddleston, the actor best known for his role as The Big Lebowski. He died this past week at the age of 85.