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Why Bill Murray is the greatest movie star in the world

He doesn't have an agent. He doesn't have a publicist. He doesn't even seem to have a fixed address.<p>Yet, in by-the-numbers Hollywood, Bill Murray has turned his unpredictability into an asset.<p>Want to get hold of him? Call his 800 number. Maybe he'll get back to you. (Maybe he won't. In fact, he …

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Robin Williams' daughter gets tattoo tribute - CNN.com

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LeVar Burton wants you to 'Go the F*** to Sleep' - CNN.com

Actor LeVar Burton has devoted 30 years to promoting literacy and encouraging children to read with his TV show -- and now the app -- "Reading Rainbow." Here are some of his thoughts on the importance of reading:<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>LeVar Burton's 'Reading Rainbow'<p>LeVar Burton's 'Reading Rainbow'<p>LeVar …

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TV networks swing the ax

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Mike Tyson latest project is laughable - CNN Video

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Galifianakis annoys Brad Pitt on 'Between Two Ferns'

Just another big name for Zach Galifianakis and his comic Web series, "Between Two Ferns."<p>In March, the actor and comedian had on President Barack Obama. Thursday, the guest was Brad Pitt.<p>In classic "Between Two Ferns" style -- that is, the style of an early-'80s public access show -- Galifianakis …

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Archie and the gang coming to TV

Archie Andrews has lived, died and gone through a zombie apocalypse. And now, the comic book character is returning to TV.<p>Archie Andrews' prior big foray onto the small screen was "The Archie Show," which aired on Saturday mornings in the late 1960s. Fox is now bringing him back, as early as next …

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Madeleine Albright bests Conan O'Brien on Twitter - CNN.com

Abigail Breslin's big music debut did notgo over well with fans of Australian boy band 5 Seconds of Summer. In a song called "You Suck," the actress sings about the wrongdoings of unnamed prior loves; judging from some of the lyrics, 5SOS fans inferred that Breslin was taking aim at 5SOS singer …

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Bus driver lays the smackdown on thief - CNN Video

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Happy birthday 'Weird Al' Yankovic!

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Italian nun sings 'Like a Virgin' - CNN Video

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The Women of 'SNL'

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Hilarious dance on 'The Price is Right' - CNN Video

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Is this cat guilty of dog-bashing? - CNN Video

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'Archer' dropping the ISIS name - CNN.com

FX's "Archer" will work for the CIA when the show returns in January.<p><b>(CNN)</b> -- The show "Archer" has decided to use some levity to deal with a name that is far from funny these days.<p>The adult animated FX series focuses on operative Sterling Malory Archer (voiced by actor H. Jon Benjamin), who works …

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How Missy Elliott looks now

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Apparently This Matters: Book It turns 30 - CNN.com

To this day, Book It remains the ultimate reading incentive because of pizza. Sweet, delicious pizza.<p><i>Editor's note: Each week in "Apparently This Matters," CNN's Jarrett Bellini applies his warped sensibilities to trending topics in social media and random items of interest on the Web.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- I …

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Paul Feig: Women to star in new 'Ghostbusters' - CNN.com

Paul Feig, who's directed comedies "The Heat" and "Bridesmaids," will write and direct the new "Ghostbusters" movie.<p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Fear not: The new "Ghostbusters" movie you've heard about is officially on the way -- and it's starring "hilarious women."<p>"Bridesmaids" director Paul Feig confirmed on …

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Kangaroos take their fight to the street - CNN Video

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Ice-skating singer falls on face, then ... - CNN Video

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Hear this singing highway play a tune - CNN Video

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Kid's insults to mom go viral - CNN Video

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Hidden camera reveals new cancer PSA - CNN Video

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Apparently This Matters: Amputated leg lamp - CNN.com

Leo Bonten sits in the glow of his new lamp ... made with his own amputated leg.<p><i>Editor's note: Each week in "Apparently This Matters," CNN's Jarrett Bellini applies his warped sensibilities to trending topics in social media and random items of interest on the Web.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- It took a lot of effort …

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Liam Neeson to make same movie ... again - CNN Video

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Frustrated golfer has massive meltdown - CNN Video

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Howard Stern caller Eric 'The Actor' Lynch dead at 39 - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Eric "The Actor" Lynch, who became a celebrity among celebrities by calling in to Howard Stern's radio show, died Saturday, his manager said.<p>Lynch, 39, stood just 3 feet tall, but his reach was long thanks to the entertaining chemistry he developed with Stern over a decade of phone …

'Big Bang Theory' season 8: What to expect - CNN.com

<b>Don't expect a wedding for Leonard and Penny</b><p>Penny (Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting) and Leonard may have ended the seventh season with an engagement, but executive producer Steve Molaro told TV Guide they're not rushing the couple to the altar. They're going to take it so slowly that Molaro is "99%" sure that …

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