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Cyndi Lauper inks deal with firm behind ABBA Voyage for new immersive performance project

Feb. 29, 2024 05:05 AM EST

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Legendary pop icon Cyndi Lauper, who rose to fame in the 1980s with hits such as “Time After Time” and “Girls Just Want To Have Fun,” has entered a partnership with the Swedish masterminds behind the immersive virtual concert ABBA Voyage. The partnership...

Today in History: February 29, Hattie McDaniel becomes first Black actor to win an Oscar

Feb. 29, 2024 00:08 AM EST

Today in History Today is Thursday, Feb. 29, the 60th day of 2024. There are 306 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On February 29, 1940, Hattie McDaniel became the first Black actor to win an Academy Award when she took best...

Movie Review: Writer-director Julio Torres proves a storyteller to cheer with awesome 'Problemista'

Feb. 28, 2024 19:01 PM EST

The hero of “Problemista” sees the world differently. He's an aspiring toy designer named Alejandro who thinks today's toys are too fun. He proposes a toy truck with a deflating tire to teach kids they’re running out of time. Alejandro is the creation of Julio Torres, who...

'Euphoria' star Hunter Schafer among protesters arrested during Biden’s appearance on ‘Late Night’

Feb. 28, 2024 18:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Hunter Schafer was among dozens of war protesters arrested at NBC's headquarters in Manhattan during President Joe Biden’s appearance on “Late Night with Seth Myers” earlier this week, organizers confirmed Wednesday. The 25-year-old “Euphoria” star...

Larry David, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ben Stiller pay tribute to comedian Richard Lewis after death at 76

Feb. 28, 2024 18:19 PM EST

Fellow comedians, famous fans, co-stars and friends react to the death of Richard Lewis, who died Wednesday at age 76. “Richard and I were born three days apart in the same hospital and for most of my life he’s been like a brother to me. He had that rare combination of being the...

Humorously morose comedian Richard Lewis, who recently starred on 'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' dies at 76

Feb. 28, 2024 17:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Lewis, an acclaimed comedian known for exploring his neuroses in frantic, stream-of-consciousness diatribes while dressed in all-black, leading to his nickname “The Prince of Pain,” has died. He was 76. Lewis, who revealed he had been diagnosed with...

Richard Lewis, comedian known for his neurotic, stream-of-consciousness act and ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ role, dies at 76

Feb. 28, 2024 15:59 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Lewis, comedian known for his neurotic, stream-of-consciousness act and ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ role, dies at 76.

Today in History: February 28, Pope Benedict XVI becomes first pope in six centuries to resign

Feb. 28, 2024 00:17 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 2024. There are 307 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 28, 2013, Benedict XVI became the first pope in 600 years to resign, ending an eight-year pontificate....

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Feb. 27, 2024 16:31 PM EST

Nonfiction 1. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio) 2. Mostly What God Does by Savannah Guthrie, narrated by the author (Thomas Nelson) 3. 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene, narrated by Richard Poe (HighBridge, a Division...

Today in History: February 27, American Indian Movement occupies Wounded Knee

Feb. 27, 2024 00:05 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Feb. 27, the 58th day of 2024. There are 308 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 27, 1973, members of the American Indian Movement occupied the hamlet of Wounded Knee in South Dakota, the...