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As a Marvel fan, you owe it to yourself to dive into Sean Howe’s Marvel Comics: The Untold Story (new to paperback), an exhaustive history of the company from its golden-age roots to its purchase by Disney in 2009. There’s high drama in there that rivals the material offered in Marvel’s own books, from the conflict between Stan Lee and creators Steve Ditko and Jack Kirby… Continue reading Marvel Studios Countdown: Strange Moments in Marvel Casting History

Fans of CBS’ resurrected cop show Unforgettable, which returns tonight at 9 p.m. ET for a second season, will notice a few changes: Det. Carrie Wells (Poppy Montgomery), her perfect memory, and her ex-boyfriend/current partner Al Burns (Nip/Tuck‘s Dylan Walsh) are being poached by the Major Crimes Section of the NYPD. (Acerbic medical examiner Joanne Webster, played by Jane Curtin, also makes the move, at Carrie’s insistence.) Their new… Continue reading ‘Walking Dead’ alum Dallas Roberts talks new ‘Unforgettable’ role (and his hilarious ‘Law & Order’ guest history)

Clear History should really consider the parenthetical title The HBO Movie With Larry David in an Insane Wig. That’s been the film’s main talking point — but a new minute-and-a-half trailer changes that, revealing more of the story line, a slew of famous faces and even a hairpiece-free David.

In the TV movie, the Curb Your Enthusiasm mastermind plays a marketing exec for a carmaker, and he’s not too… Continue reading ‘Clear History’ trailer: Larry David wigs out — VIDEO

It was just another day at school for a wheelchair bound football fan while he anxiously awaited delivery of the replica jersey of his favorite player, Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots.

Expecting it to be delivered by a mail man or FedEx, Tawfiq Baity was blown away when the 6’6″ tight end himself walked into his history class at Lockport High School near Buffalo to hand deliver the… Continue reading Rob Gronkowski Surprises Cerebral Palsy Wheelchair Bound Fan With Hand-Delivered Jersey During History Class

Vikings have gotten a bad rap.

So says Michael Hirst, creator and writer of History’s epic nine-part series “Vikings,” premiering Sunday, March 3. The show explores the complex society of the Norseman as it was near the end of the eighth century. Yes, the Vikings were often large, hulking figures who specialized in violent conquests of neighboring lands while taking pillaging and plundering to new heights. But they were merely surviving