Craig Ferguson set a very individual course for himself in a field with a lot of standard elements. Now, as David Letterman moves on from CBS late night, Ferguson does too.
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April 29, 2014 Craig Ferguson has announced that he's leaving his late-night talk show later this year. It raises the question: Did he ever really have one, by our usual definitions?
The public will be able to see the life-size Mark Zuckerberg wax figure in San Francisco.
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April 29, 2014 Visitors to the Madame Tussauds wax museum in San Francisco will soon be able to see the zombiefied essence of the Facebook founder and CEO. Is the life-size copy too real-looking?
Ahhh, the good old days ... before the treacherous pitfalls of "reply all."
April 28, 2014 Twenty years ago, NPR alerted staff members that they would soon have access to a new form of communication: "A collection of computer networks that is connected around the world."
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This image released by Time shows entertainer Beyoncé on the cover of the magazine's "100 Most Influential People" issue.
April 28, 2014 In the same week that Lupita Nyong'o was declared the most beautiful woman in the world by People magazine, Time named Beyoncé one of the world's "100 Most Influential People."
John Oliver's new show, Last Week Tonight, debuted Sunday on HBO.
April 28, 2014 In Last Week Tonight, Oliver mirrors both the format and style of his ex-employer at Comedy Central — but without commercial breaks or censorship.
Eddie Izzard is famous for performing in drag — and in French — though he's given up the drag in recent shows. His latest American tour kicks off this week.
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April 28, 2014 British comedian Eddie Izzard talks with NPR's David Greene about doing stand-up in foreign languages, running far too many marathons, and why he rarely performs in drag these days.
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Steadman's drawing of Hunter S. Thompson's car beset by huge bats illustrated Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas in 1971.
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April 27, 2014 A documentary about the British artist, known for his illustrations of Hunter S. Thompson's work, asks how such a warm and generous man could make such scary drawings.
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April 27, 2014 In her new memoir, Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts describes her "somethings" — being diagnosed with breast cancer and a rare blood disorder.
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From one white guy to another: Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as host of The Late Night Show.
April 26, 2014 We are so used to talking about race in combative terms that it is easy to take a message about spreading opportunity and see it as criticism of those who are overrepresented.
April 25, 2014 We take the opportunity of John Oliver's new HBO show to chat about political and topical comedy and the news cycle. Then, Glen delivers a very difficult quiz about a guy in a cape.
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John Oliver guest hosted The Daily Show with Jon Stewart in June 2013. His new HBO show, Last Week Tonight, premieres Sunday.
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April 25, 2014 According to Oliver, the White House Correspondents' Dinner is not a good room for comedy — but that wouldn't stop him from hosting. His new show, Last Week Tonight, premiers Sunday on HBO.
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April 24, 2014 Debbie Allen won Fame for playing an iconic dance teacher in film and television. Now, she's getting new fans for roles on shows like Grey's Anatomy. She talks about the highs and lows of her career.
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Leslie Mann, Nicki Minaj, Cameron Diaz and Kate Upton have nothing to do in The Other Woman.
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April 24, 2014 A film that seems designed to demonstrate the dire circumstances in which funny women can still find themselves, The Other Woman is a grotesque pantomime of female empowerment.
Can these cartoon pals help reduce the stigma of cancer treatment for children?
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April 24, 2014 Kids don't want to look different, especially if the reason they look different is because they've lost their hair to chemotherapy. If Hello Kitty's gone bald, too, maybe it won't feel so bad.
People is calling actress Lupita Nyong'o the most beautiful woman in the world. She's the third black woman to get the magazine's title.
April 23, 2014 The Mexican-born Kenyan actress has been lauded for her looks, her impeccable fashion sense, and her humility. Now People says she's the most beautiful woman in the world.
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