Emily Bourke

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Shooting reported at war memorial near Canadian parliament

Authorities lifted a lockdown on the core of Canada’s capital city late Wednesday, hours after a gunman shot and killed a soldier standing guard at a war memorial and gunfire erupted in the Parliament building within yards of the prime minister. Authorities said a suspect, who had been on a …

Inexplicably, NBC Is Making Another US Version Of ‘The IT Crowd’

Bill Lawrence used to get me. <i>Spin City</i>, <i>Scrubs</i>, even <i>Cougar Town</i> for a little while. Things were good, but lately Lawrence has had a questionable track record with TBS’ minimally funny workplace sitcom <i>Ground Floor</i>, the middling <i>Surviving Jack</i>, and NBC’s <i>Undateable</i>.<p>I wish that I could say that the …

Top Gear Falklands Row Takes New Twist As Police Find 'B***end' Number Plates

As if Jeremy Clarkson wasn't in enough trouble already, now the Top Gear presenter is at the centre of a fresh Falklands row after a second set of …

Richard Attenborough's death: a sad day for the British film industry

How he hated being called "Dickie". It sounded like the name of a luvvie lightweight – and Richard Attenborough, the brilliant stage and screen star, and director of the multi Oscar-winning Gandhi, was anything but that. He was always a beaming, cherubic, endlessly charming, endlessly garrulous …

'Game Of Thrones' Season 5 Is About To Upset Fans In A Major Way

When HBO announced the new cast for Season 5 of "Game of Thrones" last week, there were a couple major surprises for book readers.<p>The majority of the newest cast members will play characters from Dorne, one of the regions of the Seven Kingdom's where Season 5 is expected to spend a decent amount of …

Here's A Guide To All The Hidden References In Marvel Movies

As "Guardians of the Galaxy" flies into theaters this weekend, the film (which is getting rave reviews) adds another storyline to the ever-expanding Marvel cinematic universe.<p>As with its predecessors, it is sure to come with a bunch of easter eggs.<p>Much like Pixar, Disney's Marvel Studios has been …

'Game Of Thrones' Season 5 Casting Cuts Are Good Omens For HBO's Hit

<i>Spoilers for upcoming ‘Game of Thrones’ seasons follow.</i><p>Writing at Kotaku, Nathan Grayson worries that HBO is omitting a “very important” character from <i>Game of Thrones’</i> upcoming Season 5.<p>When HBO revealed the new cast members for the upcoming season at Comic-Con, a handful of characters were …

How Andy Serkis changed the face of film-making

Matt Reeves, the director of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, was blown away when, in 2011, he saw the film’s predecessor, Rise of the Planet of the …

Salted Peanut Butter and Jelly Blondies

Makes 16 Servings<p>“These are really peanut buttery and not too sweet, so the strawberry jam on top is a perfect complement.” —Claire Saffitz, assistant food editor<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted, plus more for pan<p>1¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>1 …

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Nick Offerman On Why We Should Build Stuff

The Parks and Recreation star talks about tinkering.<p>On the TV show <i>Parks and Recreation</i>, Nick Offerman plays the whiskey-quaffing, meat-loving, self-reliant Ron Swanson. He’s also a skilled woodworker who grew up working on a farm in Illinois and got into acting by building sets. “Keeping whatever …

At least 50 mummies unearthed at Egypt's Valley of the Kings

Archaeologists have discovered the final resting place of at least 50 royal Egyptians including princes, princesses and infants while excavating a trashed tomb at the Valley of the Kings.<p>Hieratic inscriptions (a cursive form of hieroglyphs) revealed that most of the mummies in the tomb were related …

George R.R. Martin: Outtakes From the Rolling Stone Interview

Over the course of 10 hours, <i>Rolling Stone</i> writer Mikal Gillmore sat with <i>A Song of Fire and Ice</i> author George R.R. Martin — the man responsible for …

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How I Met Your Mother Actress Says That Finale Would Have Been So Much Better With This Deleted Scene

You’re still not over it, are you? That How I Met Your Mother finale still has you angry, or at the very least sad? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. While Josh Radnor (a.k.a. Ted) already admitted, diplomatically, that he had some reservations about the whole Ted and Robin thing, Alyson Hannigan …