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Saturday Jul 26 |

Patti LuPone Remembers Elaine Stritch in TIME Magazine Piece - 'I've Seen Greatness'

In it, she talks about meeting Stritch at Sardi's, working together on 30 ROCK, singing "Ladies Who Lunch" straight to her at Stephen Sondheim 's birthday celebration in 2010, and an answering machine message from Stritch -- "a validation from Elaine to me" -- that ensures LuPone will always have a memory of the actress.


Related Topix: Elaine Stritch, Patti LuPone, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Classical, Stephen Sondheim

Fri Jul 25, 2014

NBC San Diego

Sharknado 2: A Whirlwind Production

"Sharknado 2: The Second One" premieres on July 30, 2014. The cast of the flick, including Ian Ziering, Vivica A. Fox and Judah Friedlander, speak with NBC 7's Steven Luke about the movie at San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 on July 24, 2014.


Related Topix: Comedy, Television, Entertainment, Judah Friedlander

The New York Philharmonic Sets August 2014 Worldwide Radio Broadcasts

The August broadcasts of The New York Philharmonic This Week - the weekly radio series of concerts and recordings by the New York Philharmonic , hosted by Alec Baldwin -- begin with Music Director Alan Gilbert conducting the New York Philharmonic in the opening program of The Beethoven Piano Concertos: A Philharmonic Festival, featuring the 2014-14 ... (more)


Related Topix: It's Complicated, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, The Cooler, Prelude to a Kiss, Ghosts of Mississippi, Drama Movies, A Streetcar Named Desire, Musical Movies

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Throwback Thursday: Elaine Stritch Was Broadway's Toughest Broad

When Noel Coward saw Stritch's 1962 Tony Award-nominated performance in his "Sail Away," the British playwright noted in his diary that she sang "so movingly that I almost cried."


Related Topix: Elaine Stritch, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Birmingham, MI, Comedy, Celebrities, Tina Fey


Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch's Second City Show Dratch & Fey Is Now Online

It's hard to recall a time when Tina Fey wasn't filling our TV sets and movie screens with big laughs, but back in 1999, before Saturday Night Live made her a household name and Mean Girls was the stuff of legend and 30 Rock GIFs filled Facebook, Fey was just another comic trying to make a name for herself in the comedy trenches.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Saturday Night Live, Television, Rachel Dratch, Celebrities, Brian Doyle-Murray, Tina Fey, Theater, Arts

Baldwin, LaBeouf share a role _ defendant_ in NYC

Both stars appeared in courtrooms a few blocks apart for separate disorderly conduct cases.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Alec Baldwin, Shia LaBeouf

Baldwin: Rather pay up than apologize over arrest

Alec Baldwin and Shia LaBeouf never ended up sharing a Broadway stage as planned last year, but real-life dramatics landed both of them Thursday in a distinctly less celebrated venue: Manhattan criminal courts.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Alec Baldwin, Shia LaBeouf

Girls with guns call the shots

For an actor to take on the added role of executive producer - or director for that matter - is often regarded as a natural transition in Hollywood.


Related Topix: Girls, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Tina Fey, Lena Dunham, The Mindy Project, Modern Family

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Kyle Kinane, Greg Proops, Dana Gould, Bridget Everett and More to Headline UP Comedy Club This Fall

UP Comedy Club is known for bringing the best stand-up comedy talent in the country to Chicago.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Comedy Club, Chicago, IL, us Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel, Travel, The Burn With Jeff Ross, Comedy Movies, Comedy, American Splendor, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Chef's resolution: a new doughnut each week

"Patrons can enjoy these delectable treats every Sunday starting at 10 a.m. at the hotel's pool, where a different doughnut is served every week, warm and fresh from the kitchen's side door," emails a hotel representative.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve, Food, Recipes, Chocolate, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Summer Binge-Watching Guide: 30 Rock

As network television comedies go, there's never been a show like 30 Rock . There will probably never be another one like it, either.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Celebrities, Tina Fey, Jane Krakowski, Tracy Morgan

Sun Jul 20, 2014

CBS News

A one-of-a-kind: Elaine Stritch

Elaine Stritch was indeed a "Broadway Baby" as the song says . . . and what a lady she was to her many fans, right up to the moment of her passing on Thursday .


Related Topix: Elaine Stritch, Classical, Stephen Sondheim, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Comedy

Fri Jul 18, 2014

She Knows

Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin remember 30 Rock 's Elaine Stritch

Jaclyn is an Idaho native who currently lives in Milwaukee. Having worked in radio, TV and as a newspaper reporter, she is an avid pop culture and news junkie.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Elaine Stritch, Alec Baldwin, Tina Fey, Photography, Arts

WKTU-FM Jersey City

Beyonce leads the pack of VMA nominees

The VMA's were announced yesterday and Beyonce is leading the pack with 8 nominations She cornered the market back in December by releasing three videos on the same day.


Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Elaine Stritch, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Alec Baldwin

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Theater Talk to Encore Its Elaine Stritch 88TH Birthday Bash Tomorrow as Tribute

Theater Talk's previously scheduled encore of "Elaine Stritch 88th Birthday Bash," will now serve as a tribute to the great entertainer.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Elaine Stritch, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Classical, Stephen Sondheim, New York

The Daily Beast

The Stars Remember Elaine StritchBy Marlow Stern

The Tony and Emmy Award winning start of stage and screen died on Thursday. Magic in the Moonlight co-stars Colin Firth and Emma Stone paid their respects.


Related Topix: September, Drama Movies, Elaine Stritch, Birmingham, MI, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

Daily Mail

Broadway legend and 30 Rock favourite Elaine Stritch dies aged 89

Judge tells Detroit teen he needs a father to 'beat the hell out him' before sentencing him to six months for brutal mob attack Lena Dunham lead Twitter tributes, writing: 'Elaine Stritch, we love you.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Elaine Stritch, Girls, Lena Dunham, Celebrities, Alec Baldwin


Elaine Stritch, Jack's Hard-Driving Mother on 30 Rock, Dies

She was 89. Only last year, in failing health, she left New York to return to her home state of Michigan to be near relatives, though in the days leading up to her departure from her luxury Carlyle Hotel residence, The Times chronicled her nearly every hiccup - she was such a fixture of the city.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Drama Movies, September, Elaine Stritch, Celebrities, Alec Baldwin, Birmingham, MI

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Disney Blog

Introducing Big Hero 6 Characters and their famous voices

The cast of Disney's next big animated feature, Big Hero 6, was just announced. Inspired by the Marvel Comic, Big Hero 6, finds 5 friends thrust into the middle of a dangerous plot unfolding in the streets of San Fransokyo.


Related Topix: Supah Ninjas, Entertainment, Television, Ryan Potter, Robots, Science / Technology, Comedy, Scott Adsit


Big Hero 6: Voice Cast and Images Revealed

Walt Disney Animation today officially announced the voice cast behind their upcoming comedy-adventure Big Hero 6 .


Related Topix: Supah Ninjas, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Scott Adsit, Ryan Potter, Transformers: Age of Extinction, How to Train Your Dragon 2