Ben Affleck will don Batman's cape and cowl. Warner Bros. announced Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, that he would star as a new incarnation of the Dark Knight in a film bringing Batman and Superman together. In this Feb. 24, 2013 photo, actor/director Ben Affleck arrives at the 2013 Vanity Fair Os…
Mystery writer Elmore Leonard sits by his typewriter at his home, March 31, 1983 in Birmingham, Michigan. Leonard, 57, the author of "Stick," his latest novel, is happily employed. "I've got the ideal job situation," he says, "I write what pleases me and I get paid." (AP Photo/Rob Kozloff)
Ian Ziering arrives at the premiere of "Sharknado" at the L.A. Live Theater on Friday, August 2, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
No. 96 tie: "Lonesome Dove" -- In this photo provided by CBS, Emmy Award-winner Tommy Lee Jones is shown in character as he stars as the brooding and troubled Capt. Woodrow F. Call, an ex-Texas Ranger who, with his partner (portrayed by Robert Duvall), leads an epic cattle from Texas to Mont…
Chris Pine on the red carpet during the Star Trek: Into Darkness UK Premiere in London on Thursday, May 2nd, 2013. (Photo by Jon Furniss/Invision/AP)
Kevin Hart arrives at Seth Rogen's "House Party" with Hilarity for Charity at the Avalon on Thursday, April 25, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
It would be easy for the unenlightened to write off bawdy
electro-punk Peaches as a raunchy rapper, shock rocker, kinky club
queen or just a plain old nihilist. After all, she famously penned
a profane rap that was recently featured on an episode of "South
While college football enjoys a golden age of offense, Stanford
is blissfully sticking to the stone age.
It's gone, finally. Chopped, hacked and removed. After four
months of robust growth my wife said in no uncertain terms she'd
had enough of it. She complained of being scratched by its scraggly
branches, likening it to sandpaper but more prickly. "Damn thorns!"
"Conspiracy" might seem too strong a word, but why else would so
many restaurants and food producers strive to convince the world
that gnocchi are bland blobs of pasta?