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Entertainment News Archive - June 14, 2006

By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - John Turturro, Camryn Manheim, Jeffrey Tambor, S.

By Georg Szalai NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - In the months before 20th Century Fox launches its big-screen version of "The Simpsons" next year, parent company News Corp.

By Marilyn Moss LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - There might be a bit of the panic button pushed on this thrilling two-hour telecast, but the threats it recounts are no less frightening for it, no less doomsday material.

By Nellie Andreeva LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Former "Friends" star Lisa Kudrow and her producing partner, Dan Bucatinsky, have signed a two-year TV development deal with her old employers at NBC.

By Robert Evans BASEL, Switzerland (Reuters) - Rare works by painter Pablo Picasso were a top draw for collectors and investors at the art world's biggest annual fair of modern and contemporary works which opened to the public on Wednesday.

ROME (Reuters) - French star Catherine Deneuve will chair the jury of this year's Venice Film Festival, the Biennale art foundation which oversees the competition said on Wednesday.

By S.J. Komarnitsky, Anchorage Daily News, Alaska Jun. 14--JONESVILLE MINE -- The coal mines that made Sutton and fueled Anchorage power plants for years are mostly a fading memory now.

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (Reuters) - Disgraced former British singer Gary Glitter, jailed in Vietnam for sexually molesting children, declared "I'm innocent" when he arrived in court on Thursday to appeal the charges and sentence.

By Borys Kit and Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - It was a battle between Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio, and Pitt emerged the winner.

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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