These are the five best props you can bid on from ‘The Office’

Michael Scott (Acton native Steve Carell) once said, “An office is a place where dreams come true.” Now bring pieces from “The Office” home with you. Screenbid, which hosts auctions on behalf of studios and producers, opened an auction on Sept. 20 with hundreds of items from the hit NBC show’s nine seasons, all of […]

Woman who faced 120 years in prison is on TV helping others

Her manicured nails, blond hair and big hoop earrings that dust her shoulders have her ready for her close-up, yet this TV show scene has Alexandria “Allie” Severino helping her friend with some of the dirtiest work there is. “Uh, is that a cockroach?” she asks, helping the friend clean out the trunk of a […]

A night in Paris with my brother Michael

The apartment’s eclectic decor was charming. Ahead, the gleaming wood floors of a generous living room, flooded with light from floor-toceiling windows looking down onto the tiny street, were scattered with expensive-looking rugs. A range of beautiful tapestries and paintings, including some of Helena’s own work, adorned the walls. It was quite stark, with French […]

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Where band names come from

Chris Martin of Coldplay, left, and rock band The Beatles, right.  (AP) You know their music, but do you know where their name comes from? From Pearl Jam to The Beatles, what’s the meaning behind these band names. 1. Lynyrd Skynyrd The band’s name came from band members’ Gary Rossington and Bob Burns’ strict high […]

Barbra Streisand to Trump in new song: Don’t lie to me!

NEW YORK (AP) – When Barbra Streisand started writing lyrics for her new political song, “Don’t Lie to Me,” she initially aimed for “very subtle” references to President Donald Trump. But she couldn’t help herself. “I just went ballistic,” she said. “Don’t Lie to Me,” released Thursday, finds a passionate Streisand questioning the nation’s leader […]

Taking another look at pop culture’s ‘Animal House’ era, as Kavanaugh hearings unfold

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Bill Cosby, in cuffs, imprisoned for up to 10 years for sexual assault

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) – Bill Cosby was marched out of court in shackles on Tuesday after a judge branded him a “predator” and sentenced him to between three and 10 years in prison for sexual assault, capping the downfall of the once-beloved comedian known as “America’s Dad.” Cosby, 81, was found guilty in April of […]

Cosby in cuffs: TV star gets 3 to 10 years for sex assault

His Hollywood career and good-guy image in ruins, Bill Cosby was led away to prison in handcuffs Tuesday at age 81 for perhaps the rest of his days, sentenced to three to 10 years behind bars for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his gated estate. The punishment made him the first celebrity of […]

What you need to know Monday night

Kevin Owens celebrates his victory over Cesaro at the WWE SummerSlam 2015 at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on Aug. 23, 2015 in New York City. (JP Yim, Getty Images) World Wrestling Entertainment returns to the Mile High City on Monday when “Raw” is broadcast live at the Pepsi Center. Here’s what you need to know: […]