A (mostly) straight-faced movie about the art of being funny, Leah Wolchok's "Very Semi-Serious" pulls back the curtain on The New Yorker's venerable cartoon department.
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This coming week marks the beginning of Passover, a Jewish holiday commemorating my people’s enslavement at the hands of the ancient Egyptians. Many millennia later, sadly, the Jews aren’t doing that…
“Nebraska” director Alexander Payne has acquired feature rights to Ruth Prawer Jhabvala’s story “The Judge’s Will” through his Ad Hominem production banner along with Conde Nast Entertainment. Fox…
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J.C. Suares, graphic designer and illustrator whose credits include the revamped look for weekly Variety in the early 1990s, died July 30 in Englewood, N.J., of heart failure after two surgeries to…
The New Yorker unveiled its cover issue commemorating the Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage: an illustration of Bert and Ernie from “Sesame Street,” cuddling in front of a TV set, watching…
"Anna Nicole" isn't really about anything in the conventional sense, but still manages to be as hard to turn away from and vaguely sleazy as its namesake, which should suit Lifetime's purposes just…
Think of the BBC and what springs to mind? If you're an average New Yorker, according to the new head of BBC Worldwide, Tim Davie, you associate the BBC with high quality news coverage and a program…
From agents to TV executives to Internet provocateurs, and digital mavens to film producers and creatives, these are the New Yorkers who are revitalizing Gotham's rich showbiz legacy.
Established in 1966, the New York City Mayor's Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting is the oldest film commission in the country. And when Katherine Oliver was appointed by Gotham mayor Michael…
Gordon Cotler, the author of novels that became the films "The Horizontal Lieutenant" and "Arabesque," a writer for television and a longtime contributor to the New Yorker, died from Parkinson's on…
Superstorm Sandy hit New York City just as awards season got into full gear.