Entertainment News Archive - October 01, 2005

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - On Oak Street, the electricity is out and shop windows are still boarded up, but the bluesy guitar riffs blasting out of the Maple Leaf club can signal only one thing. Wolfman has returned to his favorite haunt.

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Former Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Michael Eisner told the media giant's employees in a farewell e-mail the company was "poised for a tremendous future" under his successor, according to a report on Saturday in the Los Angeles Times.

Word of the Day
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.