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For Super Bowl ads this year, crypto is out, booze is in

Feb. 06, 2023 10:47 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The hottest ticket in town for advertisers is officially sold out. Fox said Monday that in-game ads for Super Bowl LVII have all been sold. The big game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles takes place on Sunday. The Super Bowl...

Julie Andrews teams with daughter on new picture book

Feb. 06, 2023 10:39 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest picture book collaboration between Julie Andrews and daughter Emma Walton Hamilton was inspired by an unusual musical performance in Spain. Abrams Children's Books announced Monday that “The Enchanted Symphony” will be published Sept. 12. Andrews and...

Review: 'Looking for Jane' is gripping, historical, relevant

Feb. 06, 2023 10:31 AM EST

“Looking for Jane” by Heather Marshall (Atria) Gripping from the moment it begins, Heather Marshall’s novel “Looking for Jane” is getting a well-deserved re-release to hit the post-Roe v. Wade United States market. The story kicks off with a striking...

'Tiger Mom' Amy Chua writes first novel, 'The Golden Gate'

Feb. 06, 2023 10:13 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Amy Chua, the Yale Law School professor and author sometimes known as “Tiger Mom," has written her first novel. “The Golden Gate," a murder mystery centered around a wealthy family in Berkeley, California in 1944, will come out Sept. 19. Chua said in a statement...

New this week: 'Your Place or Mine' and 'All That Breathes'

Feb. 06, 2023 10:07 AM EST

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music and video game platforms this week. MOVIES — Shaunak Sen’s “All That Breathes,” one of the more transfixing and beautiful...

Grammys Moments: A rap tribute for the ages, Beyoncé triumph

Feb. 06, 2023 09:54 AM EST

As he accepted an innovator's award named for him, Dr. Dre mused about what he had in common with many of the people he saw from the Grammy Awards stage. “Where would a lot of people in here be without hip-hop?” the r enowned rapper, producer and entrepreneur said. ...

Review: Detective work in bio leads to real Mickey Spillane

Feb. 06, 2023 09:23 AM EST

“Spillane: King of Pulp Fiction” by Max Allan Collins and James L. Traylor (Mysterious Press) In fiction an “unreliable narrator” can't be trusted as he or she spins the story at hand. In real life the term “fabulist” is used by those seeking a softer word than...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 12-18

Feb. 06, 2023 09:15 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 12-18: Feb. 12: Actor Joe Don Baker is 87. Country singer Moe Bandy is 79. Actor Maud Adams (“Octopussy”) is 78. Actor Cliff DeYoung is 77. Actor Michael Ironside is 73. Guitarist Steve Hackett (Genesis) is 73. Singer Michael McDonald...

National Enquirer, caught in 'catch-and-kill' scandal, sold

Feb. 06, 2023 08:48 AM EST

The National Enquirer, the scandal-plagued tabloid that engaged in “catch-and-kill” practices to bury stories about Donald Trump during his presidential campaign, has been sold. VVIP is buying the National Examiner and another tabloid, the Globe, from magazine publisher a360...

Beyoncé emerges as Grammys queen; Styles wins album honor

Feb. 06, 2023 08:19 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beyoncé sits alone atop the Grammy throne as the ceremony's most decorated artist in history, but at the end of Sunday's show it was Harry Styles who walked away with the album of the year honor. The Grammys spread its top awards among other artists, leaving...