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2008-10-31 18:00:25

NEW YORK, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the popularity of her No.1 hit single, "Womanizer," Britney Spears is confirmed to release her sixth studio album Circus (Jive Records) on her birthday, December 2nd. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081031/NY43349 ) The worldwide superstar recently made news when she broke the record for making the biggest leap to No.1 on Billboard's Hot 100 Singles chart when "Womanizer" shot from No. 96 to No.1. Selling 286,000 downloads...

2008-10-03 06:00:15

By Elysa Gardner NEW YORK -- If you're a fan of Chekhov's writing and Peter Sarsgaard's acting, you face a serious dilemma this fall. The announcement that Sarsgaard would play Trigorin in the Broadway transfer of the Royal Court Theatre's acclaimed U.K. revival of The Seagull was intriguing. The actor has stage experience, and the wry intelligence and understated sexiness he has brought to a string of mostly well-received films (Kinsey, Garden State, Shattered Glass) seemed to bode...

2008-07-02 12:00:48

Peter Sarsgaard and Kristin Scott Thomas have signed on to star in a new version of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull in New York, the play's representatives said. The new version of the drama, adapted by Christopher Hampton and to be directed by Ian Rickson, is scheduled to begin previews at the Walter Kerr Theatre Sept. 16, with an opening night planned for Oct. 1. Thomas will reprise on Broadway her Olivier Award-winning role of Arkadina in the critically acclaimed Royal Court Theatre...

2008-06-30 21:02:28

Actors Olivia Wilde and Peter Sarsgaard are encouraging young people to register and vote in the U.S. presidential election in November, a youth group says. The celebrities appear in new public service announcements released by 18 in '08, a group that describes itself as a nonpartisan youth-run organization dedicated to registering, mobilizing and engaging young voters for the 2008 election. The PSAs were available Monday and Tuesday exclusively on MySpace and will be splashed across the...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).