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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 …Bill Murray
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 …Books
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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 …Louis C.K.
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 …TV
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 …Conan O'Brien
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 …TV
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 …Pizza Hut
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 …Movies
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 …Furniture
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<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 …
<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 …TV