Daily Bacon: Neil Patrick Harris To Host Academy Awards; Jay Leno Gets CNBC Car Show
Oct15

Daily Bacon: Neil Patrick Harris To Host Academy Awards; Jay Leno Gets CNBC Car Show

Neil Patrick Harris. The actor will host the 2015 Academy Awards. “A bucket list dream come true.” Jay Leno. Former Tonight Show host will return to nightly television in 2015 with a CNBC car show. Bono. The singer apologizes for giving away U2‘s latest album for free on iTunes accounts. Manhattan. WGN America orders a second season of the World War II era drama. Kansas City Royals. It’s on to the World Series...

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JoyHog Fall: 11 Books
Sep03

JoyHog Fall: 11 Books

Kill My Mother by Jules Feiffer (Aug. 28) The first graphic novel by the legendary American cartoonist. When three daunting dolls intersect with one hapless heroine and a hard-boiled PI, deception, betrayal, and murder stalk every mean street. The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell (Sept. 2) Channeling multiple lives and chance encounters, as in Cloud Atlas, Mitchell’s ambitious new novel is called “a thing of beauty” by...

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‘Gone Girl’ — Trailer 2 Gets Creepy
Jul08

‘Gone Girl’ — Trailer 2 Gets Creepy

  The second trailer for “Gone Girl” makes Ben Affleck’s character Nick Dunne look like the prime suspect for his wife’s murder in David Fincher’s film adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s bestselling novel. Neil Patrick Harris, who plays a mysterious character, makes his first...

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2014 Tony Award Winners — ‘Gentleman’s Guide, ‘Hedwig’ Lead The Way
Jun09

2014 Tony Award Winners — ‘Gentleman’s Guide, ‘Hedwig’ Lead The Way

Tony voters spread the wealth this year, with no one show dominating. “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” and “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” each took home a total of four awards, while “A Raisin in the Sun” earned three for revival, director Kenny Leon, and costar Sophie Okenedo. Best Musical: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder Best Play: All the Way Best Revival of a Play: A Raisin in the...

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Tony Awards: Performances, Presenters
Jun08

Tony Awards: Performances, Presenters

The 64th Tony Awards Sunday at New York’s Radio City Music Hall. CBS, 8 p.m. ET Host Hugh Jackman (fourth time) Performances Neil Patrick Harris and the cast of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.” Sutton Foster and the cast of “Violet.” Alan Cumming will reprise his Tony Award-winning role in a performance from the revival of “Cabaret.” Idina Menzel will sing a song from the musical...

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