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Entertainment News Archive - March 07, 2006

By Gregg Goldstein NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter)

First-time host Jon Stewart drew mixed reviews for his Oscar performance, with Roger Ebert and Richard Roeper giving him two thumbs up and the Washington Post's Tom Shales urging him to "keep your 'Daily' job."

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Rolling Stones got religion in Los Angeles, returning for the first time in more than 30 years to the Forum, a concert venue that now doubles as a church.

By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - When the Emerson Quartet performed Dmitry Shostakovich's bleak last string quartet in Salzburg recently, a young man in the audience said it was so powerful he felt like drowning himself in the nearby river.

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Conan O'Brien and his former sidekick on NBC's "Late Night," Andy Richter, are reuniting for NBC primetime, and this time Richter is the leading man.

By Ray Waddell NASHVILLE (Billboard) - Regardless of their political convictions, few in the music business would deny U.S. troops "over there" the right to rock. Marine Corps Capt.

By Michael Paoletta NEW YORK (Billboard) - Sixteen years after they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and 23 years after their last top 10 hit ("Come Dancing"), the Kinks are in the spotlight again -- thanks to a number of TV spots that feature their distinctive pop music.

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - Author D

By Michael Paoletta NEW YORK (Billboard) - Sixteen years after they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and 23 years after their last top 10 hit ("Come Dancing"), the Kinks are in the spotlight again -- thanks to a number of TV spots that feature their distinctive pop music.

By Steve James NEW YORK (Reuters) - Somehow the idea of rock musician Donald Fagen working in a Borders book store or teaching high-school literature is about as likely as an unambiguous Steely Dan song lyric.

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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