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NO FUNNY BUSINESS: Actress/comedian/producer Amy Schumer had her arms around a man while on the set of her new movie ‘I Feel Pretty.’ Settle down: It wasn’t a new lover. The forever goofing Schumer took a kiss from gaffer Mike Moishe after…

Bonnie Tyler previews her ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart’ performance on CNN in advance of actual eclipse


CNN took time out of its eclipse coverage on Monday to interview Bonnie Tyler and ask the “Total Eclipse of the Heart” singer about her favorite line from the ’80s hit.

‘Game of Thrones’ director on staging that frozen lake battle


Jon Snow was getting a bit of advice for handling, well, snow.

Bonnie Tyler’s ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart’ is the No. 1 song on iTunes right now


Turn around, bright eyes — ahead of the Great American Eclipse, Bonnie Tyler’s “Total Eclipse of the Heart” has reached the number one spot on iTunes.

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Norman Rockwell baseball painting sells for $1.6M at auction


DALLAS — A rendering by Norman Rockwell of one of his best known baseball-themed paintings has sold at auction for $1.6 million.


Rockabilly pioneer Sonny Burgess dies in Arkansas at 88


NEWPORT, Ark. — Albert "Sonny" Burgess, who was an early pioneer of what became known as rockabilly music, has died in his native Arkansas.



‘Game of Thrones’ final season won’t start filming until October


Game of Thrones‘ final season now has a production start date.


Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro offer tributes to Jerry Lewis


King of Comedy director Martin Scorsese and stars Robert De Niro and Sandra Bernhard were among those paying tribute to Jerry Lewis, who died Sunday at age 91.


'Game of Thrones': No one expects a zombie bear

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Last night on “Beyond the Wall,” the season’s penultimate episode of “Game of Thrones,” the HBO fantasy drama’s answer to the Suicide Squad found Jon Snow and his mirthless band of men traipsing the snowy hills in search of a single undead…

Jerry Lewis, a true king of comedy, dead at 91

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Actor and comedian Jerry Lewis, recipient of a Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award and a Chevalier, Ordre National de la Legion d’Honneur, France, was a star of such magnitude that it may be hard for today’s youth to comprehend the fame he…

Just for laughs – AND charity

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The annual Comics Come Home is coming into its 23rd year, and it’s announced a star-studded lineup that promises to prompt plenty of laughs, come Nov. 18.

SideTrack: Anna Kendrick, Brian Dumoulin and more...


TROPHY DATE: Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brian Dumoulin — who’s also a Boston College alum and native of Biddeford, Maine — took the Stanley Cup trophy out on the town. Along with stopping by BC, Dumoulin brought his something shiny to…

Cirque du Soleil artists weave web of fascination in ‘Ovo’


BROOKLYN, N.Y. — “Ovo,” the Cirque du Soleil show that plays the Agganis Arena on Sept. 6-10, means “egg” in Portuguese.

Sunday, Aug 20

Jerry Lewis, comedy legend, dies at 91

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Jerry Lewis, the brash slapstick comic who teamed with Dean Martin in the 1950s and later starred in “The Nutty Professor” and “The Bellboy” before launching the Muscular Dystrophy telethon, has died in Las Vegas. He was 91.

Herbie Hancock sees ‘Possibilities’ in collaboration


Remember when the post-bop stalwart went funk/soul/jazz on “Head Hunters” in 1973? Remember when he went hip-hop/jazz with the 1983 dance-club instrumental smash “Rockit,” with its freaky futuristic video? Remember when he got Tina Turner,…

Boston suits DJ Sparks to a tea

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DJ/producer/songwriter Clinton Sparks may have worked with artists from Lady Gaga to Ludacris, from T.I. to 2 Chainz, but the Grammy-nominated artist says he’s still a Boston boy at heart.

Aubrey Plaza plays celeb stalker in ‘Ingrid Goes West’

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Call this Aubrey Plaza’s most excellent, “crazy, productive” summer.

Saturday, Aug 19

Readers will laugh at ‘Misfortune’

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Emily Culliton’s debut novel, “The Misfortune of Marion Palm,” is funny, pointed and very smart. With its madcap plot (embezzling mom goes on the lam), its dry tone and its sly digs at upper-crust culture, the book does for Brooklyn what…

Friday, Aug 18

New Celtics no chickens: Rookies take on Canobie Lake rides

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Nothing will put a smile on your face like seeing a couple of soon-to-be Celtics hit up Canobie Lake Park, as rookie forwards Abdel Nader and Guerschon Yabusele did yesterday.

Samuel L. Jackson, Ryan Reynolds team up for buddy action flick ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’


‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard” is an often-amusing scenery-chewing contest, and, of course, co-star Samuel L. Jackson, who mobilizes his favorite four-letter weapon over and over again, wins hands down.

Singer Sarah Blacker gives rising female artists room to soar


Female singers, musicians and bookers are a major part of the local music scene, but we are still a long way from parity. Turns out the sound guy is, well, almost always a guy.

Steven Soderbergh scores with fun, hip heist flick

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As observed in a line from the film, “Logan Lucky” is “Ocean’s 7-Eleven.” But it’s also a lot of fun and a throwback to the “Thunderbolt and Lightfoot” era of quirky American crime caper films grounded in genuine economic hardship.

Thursday, Aug 17

Fab ladies are the Bomb(shells)!

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The heat throughout the Hub was sky-high yesterday — and it had nothing to do with the summer weather. The fifth annual Bombshells Against Breast Cancer went down, bringing out a bunch of Boston’s hottest boss ladies decked out in their…

Fans team up for Patriots

As if we didn’t already know that New Englanders have a soft spot for the Patriots, their leadership and everything related to them, Channel Media and Market Research’s Sports Survey: A Fan Opinion Poll confirmed we’re crazy about all of…

Crime fighters fall short in Netflix’s ‘Defenders’


Is the hand stronger — or more popular — than its individual fingers?

Summer flicks bring chilly response from fans

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A string of monumental flops and misfires has left America’s movie industry mortified as Variety dubbed its peak season as “The Summer from Hell.”