Swift, who is followed by millions on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, wiped her feeds clean Friday and replaced the void Monday with the first of three reptilian videos, each offering just a tad more of a snake, from tail to squirmy middle and finally its beady red-eyes and ominous fangs lunging briefly at the camera. […]

Co-artistic director Jesse MacLean said many of the lines in the performance could have been plucked from a news story. election,” he said. (Marina von Stackelberg/CBC) Williams said the play opens with the Roman empire, teeming with rampant nationalism, after Caesar has finished invading and conquering many other countries.  “Both Donald Trump and Julius Caesar lead people to worry that they are not the right people to […]

An earlier application was dismissed last fall by Nakatsuru, who found the case was complex enough to warrant a longer timeframe. Prosecutor David McCaskill said Monday the court should honour Nakatsuru’s ruling and only assess the additional delays caused by the mistrial. The judge could have requested to have the appointment deferred or turned it down, Siegel said. Ontario provincial court Justice […]

“That fool was no dummy. My mentor & friend Jerry Lewis has passed away. &condolences 2 his family— @WhoopiGoldberg Lewis’ death comes one day after the passing of comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory at age 84 in Washington, D.C. at age 91. A father.— @DaneCook Always funny. Comedians in Hollywood are paying tribute […]

The painting depicts three umpires looking skyward pondering whether to call a game because of rain. The family in Texas who put the work up for auction thought they just had a print of the work before they had it examined. A rendering by Norman Rockwell of one of his best known baseball-themed paintings has […]

The original Just Like Mom aired on CTV’s flagship station, CFTO-TV in Toronto, between 1980 and 1985 before going into syndication. in 2018. Bell Media has announced a deal to license the series format rights to Canadian production company Marblemedia. The children had to whip together the baking recipes under a tight timeline and with a […]

The singer’s feeds went dark on the three-year anniversary of the release of her Shake It Off single from her last album 1989, leading fans to speculate she’s getting ready to release new music. Fans soon began identifying it as either the tip of a dragon’s tail, or a snake’s tail. Swift’s Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook accounts resumed […]

‘A genius comedian’: Hollywood says goodbye to Jerry Lewis  Fudenberg says coroner deputies had been told Lewis died of ischemic cardiomyopathy. She tells The Associated Press that peripheral vascular disease and ischemic cardiomyopathy both fall under the category of end-stage cardiac disease. © The Associated Press, 2017 Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg said Monday that […]

Judge Steven O’Neill on Tuesday granted a defence request to postpone the retrial, which had been scheduled to start in November, saying there’s no way the 80-year-old comedian’s lawyers would be ready by then. His first trial in June ended in a hung jury, setting the stage for a retrial. “Hopefully they’ll get up to […]

Mirren heads to the fest with The Leisure Seeker, Bardem can be seen in mother! and Loving Pablo, and Bernal stars in If You Saw His Heart. The stars are aligning for the Toronto International Film Festival, with Angelina Jolie, George Clooney, Drake, Emma Stone, Jennifer Lawrence and Idris Elba among the celebrities expected to hit the red […]

(Kevin Winter/Getty Images) There are a few Canadian connections on the list. Emma Stone, the list’s highest paid actress, clocked in at No. 15 overall, making $26 million. The rest of the top five, released Tuesday, includes Adam Sandler, flush with a Netflix deal, at No. All the data is from between June 1, 2016, and […]

“The fact that there is an overlap between Wolfenstein II and reality is absolutely horrifying to me, especially as a Jewish person,” said Eric Weiss, a Toronto-based video games editor for pop culture site Dork Shelf. Bethesda Softworks’ VP of marketing said the plot of Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus was part of a creative […]

(Francois Mori/The Associated Press) Pitt’s representatives argue the project was late and over-budget and the design was Pitt’s brainchild — not hers. French lighting designer Odile Soudant says her business went under because of Pitt’s refusal to pay for costly architectural reveries. A French lighting designer has won a $600,000 US court ruling in a […]