In this April 23, 2006 file photo, author Dan Brown talks about his court dealings surrounding his book "The Da Vinci Code" in Portsmouth, N.H. Dan Brown's description of Manila as "the gates of hell" in the American novelist's latest book has not gone down well with officials in the Philippine capital.
Though he has built a career on his steely, iconoclastic worldview, Anthony Bourdain always follows one rule wherever he travels: Never reject a host's hospitality.
This is because the Bible has strictly commanded the Church to reject all forms of witchcraft and many Christians feel this should include the entire fantasy genre, from major movies down to the smallest fairy tale.
The final instalment of the hugely popular vampire franchise, based on Stephenie Meyer's novels, received a total of seven nominations for the ceremony, including Choice Romance Movie, Choice Sci-Fi/Fantasy Movie, Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy for Robert Pattinson and Taylor Stewart and Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy for Kristen Stewart.
Eben Alexander shouted and flailed as hospital orderlies tried to hold him in place.
Comedian Jerry Lewis poses for photographers during a photo call for the film Max Rose at the 66th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Thursday, May 23, 2013.
On a recent trip to London, my 9-year-old, Violet, wanted to visit the places that composed what she referred to as "the real Harry Potter." It turns out there is a whole industry - bus tours , cab tours, boat tours - of visiting hallowed spots in London that are featured in the books and movies and devoted to pilgrims like her, and these pilgrims ... (more)
As Derek Hough basks in the glow of having won his fourth "Dancing With the Stars" mirrorball trophy, this time with Kellie Pickler, there's a lot of backstage buzz at "DWTS" that the talented performer will again exit the show - likely this time for good.
Forbes has now ranked German chancellor Angela Merkel as the most powerful woman in the world seven times.
There's also usually a heady biography , a salacious tell-all , a can't-miss thriller and a talker .
I once watched Oprah Winfrey try to explain what a meme is. When I say meme , I don't mean one of those captioned photos that people post on their Facebook feeds; I mean Richard Dawkins' notion of an idea that replicates itself and mutates the way a gene replicates itself and mutates.
In the East Room on Wednesday night, Obama is presenting the 71-year-old singer-songwriter with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
Mitchell is the author of six books and a professor of journalism at Boston University, where he teaches feature writing and narrative journalism.
While travel magazines have recently been citing the Philippines as a tropical paradise, American author Dan Brown seems to think otherwise based on his much-anticipated new novel.
One of Leonardo Da Vinci's strangest paintings, "The Adoration of the Magi" was commissioned for the altar of the monastery of San Donato a Scopeto, near Florence, in 1481.
When it comes to your privacy, there is one industry that make it their business to know your secrets.
FIRST EDITION COPY OF "HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE" THAT CONTAINS AUTHOR J.K. ROWLING'S NOTES AND ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATIONS WENT ON SALE YESTERDAY IN A CHARITY AUCTION.