Two B.B. King heirs who’ve been most outspoken about the blues legend’s care in his final days have accused King’s two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King’s estate called the claims ridiculous and police said there was no active homicide investigation.
The Rolling Stones launched their “Zip Code” North American tour in San Diego Sunday with more than two hours of music.
Legendary “Lawrence of Arabia” actor Omar Sharif is battling Alzheimer’s disease, his agent Steve Kenis confirmed to The Associated Press on Monday.
Listening to the way their voices meld into one over exquisite guitar work, one can’t help but liken them to other great duos including the Everly Brothers and Simon & Garfunkel. But The Milk Carton Kids aren’t anyone’s second-best. Their long looks at life, which may seem melancholy to some, always include elements of wonder and excitement in anticipation of the future.
John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie “A Beautiful Mind,” has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86.
Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died.
Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of the name of a movie filmed and set in Hawaii, saying that titling it “Aloha” is a disrespectful misappropriation of culture and simplifies a word that’s rich with meaning.
The lyrics are simple and straightforward, but the tune goes to the very heart of Memorial Day. “Arlington” is a new tribute song released just as the nation honors its fallen heroes.
According to April’s U.N.-linked “World Happiness Report,” Switzerland is the globe’s happiest country. The small European nation is known for its Alps, prosperity, chocolates, lakes, peerless public transport, timepieces and industrious people with Calvinist traditions. In 1949’s film noir classic “The Third Man,” Orson Welles quips: “In Switzerland, they had brotherly love 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock.”
Clark Duke is best known for playing a geek in hit films such as “Kick-Ass” and “Hot Tub Time Machine” and on TV shows like “The Office.” And he’s OK with that. In just a few short years, the regular-joe-looking actor has built an impressive resume.