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In workplaces across the nation, Americans are inviting their colleagues to chip in $2 for a Powerball ticket and a shared daydream.
“The Conditions of Love” (Grand Central Publishing), by Dale M. Kushner
The child of wayward parents, Eunice is a bright, often headstrong girl who makes few friends her own age as she grows up in the small-town environs of the upper Midwest in the 1950s.
“Star Trek Into Darkness” is like fan-boy fiction on a $185 million budget. It’s reverential, it’s faithful, it’s steeped in “Trek” mythology.
Eve, “Lip Lock” (From The Rib/RED)
With her first studio album in 11 years, Eve returns with an unimpressive, unfulfilling new offering, “Lip Lock.”
The numbers sum up the frenzy that has taken over the Golden State since it joined the madness over Powerball, which has seen its jackpot soar to $550 million for Saturday's drawing.
The grand reopening of the Wonders of Wildlife Museum after a multi-million dollar renovation has been delayed again, but the owners of the Springfield operation are promising it will be worth the wait.
Two reasons for the popularity of the USA series “Psych” are its inside jokes and theme storylines, like the recent 100th episode inspired by the movie “Clue” that had multiple endings.
The CW network is bringing a popular radio music series to television and is going heavy on escapist fare in its new programming for next season.
The USA television network is looking for laughs, and announced Thursday it will premiere its first-ever situation comedies next winter.
That’s a wrap! Dunder Mifflin Paper Co. lives on, but “The Office” has closed shop.
Candice Glover wins 12th season of Fox talent competition “American Idol.”The third time’s the charm for Candice Glover on “American Idol.” The booming 23-year-old R&B vocalist from St. Helena Island, S.C., won the Fox singing competition after auditioning a trio of times and making it to the finals this year.
“Stories We Tell” is a documentary about Sarah Polley’s family: her father and mother, sister and brother and the sister and brother she has from her mother’s first marriage. It’s about moments they’ve shared that are seemingly prosaic and universally relatable, depicted through the grainy, faded nostalgia of Super 8.
Trace Adkins, “Love Will .” (Show Dog/Universal)
Trace Adkins works with five different producers on his 11th album, suggesting the country music veteran and reality TV star is searching for an infusion of fresh energy.
So you didn’t win Wednesday’s $360 million Powerball jackpot? Make that you and everyone else.
Google is digging deeper into its technology toolkit to turn its social networking service into a more formidable threat to Facebook, sprucing up its photo features at a time when sharing snapshots online and on mobile gadgets is growing more popular.