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Erin Carlson

Erin Carlson is a journalist and the bestselling author of 'I'll Have What She's Having: How Nora Ephron's Three Iconic Films Saved the Romantic Comedy.'

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New Rom-Com Wave Is Big on Imagining Real-Life Offline

I’m not embarrassed to admit that I consume all kinds of rom-coms: the good, the not-so-good, the somewhere-in-between. (I draw the line at anything that stars Ashton Kutcher. Hollywood: Please put Pedro Pascal on your rom-com leading-man shortlists. Many thanks in advance.) Anyway, I’ve sensed a shift of late. A change in the vibe. A […]

Actor Dennis Farina Dies at 69

UPDATE: The former Chicago police officer played good guys and bad on such series as 'Law & Order' and 'Crime Story' and in such films as 'Midnight Run' and 'Get Shorty.'

Tom Cruise Surprises Guests at Acting School’s ‘Alumni Celebration’

The movie star surprised this year's graduating class at the Joanne Baron/D.W. Brown Studio on Sunday.

‘Sharknado’s’ Ian Ziering: ‘Maybe This Is My Pulp Fiction Moment’

The "Beverly Hills, 90210" star, currently a Chippendales dancer in Las Vegas, discusses the Twitter-fueled success of the campy Syfy film -- and what he was thinking during that chainsaw scene.

Tearful Elisabeth Hasselbeck on Leaving ‘The View’: I’m ‘More Than Prepared’ (Video)

The longtime panelist, who's headed to Fox News Channel, gets emotional on her last day on the ABC chatfest.

James Franco to Get Roasted by Comedy Central

The job-juggling star follows in the footsteps of Donald Trump, Roseanne Barr and Charlie Sheen.

Jim Carrey Tweets ‘Love’ for Assault Rifle Owners

Weeks after pulling his support from "Kiss-Ass 2" over the film's violence, the actor takes to social media to issue a strange apology.

Nelson Mandela’s Family Spars Amid Conflicting Media Reports on His Health

UPDATED: South African President Jacob Zuma says the ailing icon remains in "critical but stable" condition as a new court document claims he's on life support.

Martha Stewart on Paula Deen: ‘I Feel Sorry’ for Her (Video)

While on Bravo's "Watch What Happens," the lifestyle icon weighs in on the former Food Network chef's fall from grace, saying: "You have to be extremely careful being a public figure."

Discovery’s New ‘Shark Week’ Ad: Offensive or Funny? (Video)

The commercial features a seal getting snatched by a Great White.

Paula Deen Cruise Forges Full Steam Ahead

UPDATED: Royal Caribbean says it's booked two excursions on her eponymous trips for 2014.

Paul Giamatti Joins ‘Downton Abbey’

The Emmy-winning actor will appear in the acclaimed PBS drama's season-four finale.