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Toxic Algae From Lakes, Ponds Responsible For Deaths of At Least 4 Dogs

Toxic Algae From Lakes, Ponds Responsible For Deaths of At Least 4 Dogs

Dog owners across the south (Texas, North Carolina, and Georgia) are devastated after a simple day at the lake ended with their dogs being exposed to a toxic algae. A couple from Wilmington said by the time they got home from the lake, their dogs started seizing and showing signs of liver failure, by the…More

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Emmy predictions: Big names, nostalgia and low ratings

Emmy predictions: Big names, nostalgia and low ratings

The Emmy Awards will likely feature plenty of big names and nostalgia. But the safest bet in handicapping the night might be that no matter who wins in key categories, there will be fewer viewers watching, perhaps than ever before. Like the Oscars and other major award shows, tune-in for the Emmys has been fairly…More

‘Between Two Ferns’ plants lots of laughs in Netflix movie

‘Between Two Ferns’ plants lots of laughs in Netflix movie

“Between Two Ferns: The Movie” is perhaps inevitably best consumed in bite-sized bits, bringing back Zach Galifianakis from his popular web series as the worst (or depending on one’s point of view, best) celebrity interviewer ever. The movie’s conceit is hit-miss, but when it works — yielding deadpan insults and pained expressions — there are…More

There’s a new Jeopardy! contestant on a historic winning streak

There’s a new Jeopardy! contestant on a historic winning streak

Please update your records, because there’s a new member in the pantheon of Jeopardy! greatness. Jason Zuffranieri, a math teacher from Albuquerque, New Mexico, just won his 15th straight Jeopardy! game. That puts him at #5 on both the all-time earnings list (he’s netted $418,343 so far) and the all-time consecutive games list. Jeopardy! GOAT…More

‘Downton Abbey’ reopens its doors in royal fashion

‘Downton Abbey’ reopens its doors in royal fashion

“Downton Abbey” reopens its grand doors, in a movie where half the battle — and much of the thrill — hinges on merely reassembling the enormous cast. The result is a warm if somewhat flat trip back in time that approximates the feel of the show’s Christmas specials, only over-sized, and as cozy as a…More

Christie Brinkley responds to Wendy Williams’ claims she faked her ‘DWTS’ injury

Christie Brinkley responds to Wendy Williams’ claims she faked her ‘DWTS’ injury

Christie Brinkley and her daughter Sailor Brinkley-Co have responded to claims by talk-show host Wendy Williams that Brinkley faked her injury while rehearsing for “Dancing with the Stars.” “It’s so insane to me,” Brinkley-Cook told “Entertainment Tonight.” “I can’t even find comments because it’s so real to me, the emotions are still so new.” She…More

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