Tag: Arts and entertainment

Olympics ceremony uses music from Japanese video games

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TOKYO — The athletes of the Tokyo Olympics were greeted by a few familiar notes Friday night. ...

Mario Batali harassment probe settlement: $600K to accusers

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NEW YORK — Celebrity chef Mario Batali, his business partner and their New York City restaurant company have agreed to pay $600,000 to resolve...

Country star Morgan Wallen addresses his use of racial slur

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In his first interview in six months, disgraced country star Morgan Wallen said it was ignorant of him to use a...

Kanye West unveils new album, Jay-Z track at listening event

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Kanye West barely said a word during his album listening session Thursday night, but the mercurial rapper still had most attendees standing on their...

Odd couple: Mayfield, rocker Alice Cooper team for TV spot

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CLEVELAND — Baker Mayfield never dreamed of being on a team with Alice Cooper. ...

Talk radio host with COVID regrets vaccine hesitancy

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A conservative talk radio host from Tennessee who had been a vaccine skeptic until he was hospitalized from COVID-19 now says...

Odd couple: Mayfield, rocker Alice Cooper team for TV spot

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CLEVELAND — Baker Mayfield never dreamed of being on a team with Alice Cooper. ...

LeVar Burton: ‘Jeopardy!’ host gig began ‘scary,’ ended fun

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LOS ANGELES — LeVar Burton’s quest to become the new host of “Jeopardy!” has been a confident, upbeat effort by the actor and those...

Manga featured in opening ceremony for Tokyo Olympics

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TOKYO — The athletes of the Tokyo Olympics stepped into the world of Japanese comics and graphic novels when manga was featured prominently in...

Court disqualifies private judge in Jolie-Pitt divorce

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LOS ANGELES — A California appeals court on Friday disqualified a private judge being used by Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in their divorce...