Sam Shepard

5 Possible Names for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s Baby Girl

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are parents to a new baby girl who still doesn’t have a name. There are lots of jokes flying around, of course, about what the little sister of North and Saint might be named. East? Queen? Wild?<p>The new parents have declared themselves stumped, though they might be …

Kim Kardashian

I Wish I'd Known This Earlier: John Leland on Happiness and Aging

<b>On</b> the surface, it’s complicated to discern the connective threads that link <b>Happiness Is a Choice You Make</b> with <i>New York Times</i> reporter John Leland’s …

Jack Kerouac

Yes, Dylan McDermott & Dermot Mulroney Are Two Different People (Now, Finally, Costars)

Dylan McDermott already stars as Captain Dave in FOX's seriously hilarious new comedy "LA to Vegas." That's him on the right in the photo above. In a great meta twist, Dermot Mulroney just joined the guest star roster as rival pilot Captain Steve.<p>The Chrises. Bill Paxton and Bill Pullman. Jessica …

TV

Performances of IN THE BODY OF THE WORLD Begin Tomorrow

Performances begin tomorrow - Tuesday, January 16 - for Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere of the American Repertory Theater production of In …

Broadway Theatre

Youngsters give life to struggle hero defined by death

In these trying times people need heroes who can be emulated as role models. Who better than the late Chris Hani as reimagined by the Market Theatre …

Business (South Africa)

Review: The doll and the denial: 'All the Dead Biddles' (Underbite Theatre Co. and Plays & Players)

Don’t expect a history play from “All the Dead Biddles,” which uses the famous Philadelphia family name for no clear reason. What you will find, …

Martin McDonagh

Lundi 15 Janvier 20:40 - Klondike - Episode 1

Klondike<p>Episode 1<p>Lundi 15 Janvier 2018 À 20:40<p>Documentaire<p>Produit par <b>Ridley Scott</b>, <b>Entertainment One</b> et <b>Scott Free Productions</b><br>Réalisé par <b>Simon CELLAN</b> …

Histoire

“The Question in the Mirror”: A Conversation with David St. John

<i>I INTERVIEWED the poet David St. John, my friend of several years, shortly after the death of writer Sam Shepard. Shepard’s death influenced my</i> …

Books

Oscars: It’s All Over but the Votin’

It’s Friday, voting on the Oscar nominations ends at five P.M. Pacific, and at 5:01 I’m pouring a bourbon and changing into sweats.<p>Hello from Los Angeles, where we’re celebrating the good judgment of the Directors Guild, biting our nails about <b>James Franco,</b> and making one last Hail Mary pass for</i> …

Awards

Letters from T Bone: The Grammy-winning musician T Bone Burnett reflects on Hogan, Jenkins and the solitary joys of golf

I once told the musician T Bone Burnett that one of the things I like most about golf is how it fosters friendships. This was by email. In response, …

Golf

'Flamingo & Decatur' places its bets on Vegas, and wins

Casinos, and their natural correlative, pawn shops. Grand-scale hotels with mock versions of Europe and lavish restaurants. Cirque du Soleil …

Entertainment

Common (‘Stand Up for Something’ from ‘Marshall’): ‘Wow, this is a powerful song! Very powerful!’ [Complete Interview Transcript]

After winning an Emmy Award this past September, songwriter and performer <b>Common</b> is just a notch away from EGOT status. He won that Emmy earlier this …

Entertainment

Playwright Arthur Miller’s Archive Comes to Harry Ransom Center

AUSTIN, Texas — The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of …

Street Photography

Yes, We Do. Even At Our Age. | Modern Love 97

Support the news<p>It can be hard to talk about sex. And it can be <i>really</i> hard to talk about the sex that people have late in life. But writer Nancy …

Jon Hamm

Onstage, Escaping the Pain of Her Childhood

In high school, Cearia Scipio played the parts of Lulu in “Footloose” and Nina from “In the Heights.” She loved the escape of acting, of “leaving Cearia and taking on someone else’s problems.”<p>For Ms. Scipio, the drive to escape her own problems was strong.<p>She was 15 when she was taken out of third …

New York City

Why 'Three Billboards' Doesn't Add Up

Support the news<p>Commentary<p>On Sunday, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" took home the top Golden Globe of the night, Best Motion Picture for …

Martin McDonagh

The Late Henry Moss plays into troubling stereotypes

<b>The Late Henry Moss</b><p>By Sam Shepard, directed by Scott Walker. Until January 20 at the Assembly Theatre, 1479 Queen St. W. Unit102actors.com<p>This is one …

The Movie Club, 2017

Kogonada, Taika Waititi, Patty Jenkins, and Jordan Peele.Photo illustration by <i>Slate</i>. Images by Vera de Kok/Wikipedia, Jamie McCarthy/Getty …

Vicky Krieps

Sam Rockwell on playing violent weirdos & his friend Philip Seymour Hoffman

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is Martin McDonagh’s anticipated Oscar shoo-in – we talk to its supporting star who nearly quit acting<p>4January 2018<p>Since making his movie debut in 1989’s <i>Clownhouse</i>, Sam Rockwell has been building an impressive body of work on screen and in the theatre. A …

Sam Rockwell

‘You meet certain actors and it’s just... no’

Brad’s Status director Mike White on social media envy, blurring the line between comedy and drama and not liking actors. Much<p>about an hour ago<p>At 47, …

News (Ireland)

So Retro: The typewriter reimagined

Vintage typewriters are taking a new form -- a human form. CNET visits the workshop of artist Jeremy Mayer, whose typewriter sculptures create a new connection between man and machine.<p>Transcript<p>[MUSIC] My name's Jeremy Mayer, and I make sculptures out of typewriter parts. In the last 23 years I've …

Behind the Cover: 12.31.17

<b>Jesse Shepard, Sam Shepard’s son:</b> “He was always a pinch-front kind of guy, the style is kind of a triangular crease in the front. It’s a strong reminder of the man — of him being outside and on location and involved in the day. There is a practicality and a confidence to it.”<p>Read the special …

Long-form Journalism

How Ethan Slater Became Broadway’s SpongeBob SquarePants

Literalists who arrive at <i>SpongeBob SquarePants: the Musical</i>hoping to see a man sing and dance in a big, yellow, sponge-shaped outfit are bound to be …

Entertainment

Noted writers adapt James Joyce classic to interactive theater

The heart and soul of great stories, first written and published in books, can find a glorious renewal in spoken words on a stage.

Literature

eBook Deals - January 2018

January 6, 2018<p><b>eBooks on sale for 99 cents this month:</b><p><b>eBooks on sale for $1.99 this month:</b><p><b>eBooks on sale for $2.99 this month:</b><p><b>eBooks on sale for</b> …

Literature

Celebrity Deaths 2017: Who We Lost This Year

2017 has brought its share of celebrity deaths, including some who died of old age after long careers; some who died unexpectedly after shocking …

Entertainment

Celebrity deaths that shocked us in 2017

From some of music's biggest legends to Hollywood trailblazers, news.com.au lists the stars who left us in 2017 and the surprising facts you didn't …

Entertainment

Words to live by

Entertainment

Sam Shepard: A Look Back At A True American Who Lived And Died On His Own Terms

This year marks the passing of prolific man: the novelist, playwright, screenwriter, director and actor Sam Shepard. He passed away in July from ALS …

Kennedy School of Government

Celebrity Deaths in 2017: Stars, Legends and Icons We Lost

If 2016 felt like a celebrity death epidemic, including the shocking losses of the relatively young Prince, Alan Rickman and Carrie Fisher, 2017 was …

Entertainment