Entertainment News Archive - March 14, 2008

By Carla Meyer, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Mar. 14--Jim Carrey, as it turns out, was born to play an animated pachyderm.

NBC "Today" anchor, Al Roker, announced The New York Times best-selling children's novel "Chasing Vermeer" by author Blue Balliett and illustrated by Brett Helquist, as Al's Book Club For Kids next book pick.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.