Roger Wright: BBC’s man behind the Proms

LONDON (AP) — Some people go to the seashore during the summer. Some go to the countryside. Roger Wright goes to Royal Albert Hall. As the BBC’s man in charge of the Proms, which proudly bills itself as…

Gaiman: Return to ‘Sandman’ a chance to experiment

Neil Gaiman says his return to Vertigo Comics’ realm of the Endless is no mere continuation of the series that spawned a creative revolution altering the medium. Instead, “The Sandman: Overture” is a chance to do the “weird…

Univision says ‘Piolin’ agreed to leave radio show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Univision Radio says Spanish-language talk show host Eddie “Piolin” Sotelo agreed to leave the network after a decade-long run that won him national fame. Univision said in a statement Thursday that Sotelo broadcast his…

‘Cloud Atlas’ author is rare novelist-translator

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest book project for “Cloud Atlas” novelist David Mitchell was released in England this summer to excellent reviews and strong sales, reaching the top 10 on Amazon.com. “The Reason I Jump,” coming out…
Does it Work - Misto

Does it Work – Misto

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Aubrey Plaza looks fear in the face in new comedy

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Aubrey Plaza had to overcome a few fears in the R-rated comedy “The To Do List” — including doing a number of hilariously awkward sex scenes. But the 29-year-old actress says she’s anything…

Rich in music history, NYC building lacks tenants

NEW YORK (AP) — A new owner is seeking tenants for a landmark New York City building where generations of songwriters peddled their wares to music publishers. The New York Times reports (http://nyti.ms/19jXwDg ) that the Brill Building…

Review: J.K. Rowling’s ‘The Cuckoo’s Calling’

“The Cuckoo’s Calling” (Mulholland Books), by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling) Full disclosure: I never would have guessed. I’ve read every book J.K. Rowling has published, some of them several times over. OK, all of them several times over.…

2nd theater nearly ready for Traverse City fest

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Efforts to have a second theater ready for Traverse City’s annual film festival are nearly finished. The Traverse City Record-Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/15MgZHk ) final inspection is this week for the new theater, dubbed…