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Joan Rivers: Melissa Rivers Responds to Oscars Snub
Following Joan Rivers not being included during the In Memoriam portion of the Oscars on Sunday night, her daughter spoke out about the snub and has decided to focus on the positive. On Joan's Facebook page , Melissa Rivers posted, "It would have been nice, especially considering the impact she had
Oscars 2015: Why Joan Rivers Wasn't Honored During Show
Fans were up in arms last night after the late Joan Rivers wasn't honored during the In Memoriam portion of the Oscars. Today, the Academy has released a statement about the omission, telling USA Today , "Joan Rivers is among the many worthy artists and filmmakers we were unfortunately unable to
Joan Rivers Left Out of Oscars 'In Memoriam' Segment
The Oscars "In Memoriam" segment never fails to be controversial, and this year may prove to be no exception. Joan Rivers , who died last September, was left off the list, though over five decades of comedy she made numerous films, including 1978's "Rabbit Test" opposite Billy Crystal , 1984's "The
Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies at 87; Glen Campbell Reportedly Moved to Alzheimer’s Facility
quicklist: 1 title: Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies at 87 text: Gabriel Garcia Marquez , a pioneering author who popularized the genre "magical realism" through such novels as "100 Years of Solitude" and "Love in the Time of Cholera," has died . He was 87. The Nobel Prize winner known affectionately to
Gabriel Garcia Marquez , Author, Dies at 87
Nobel laureate from Colombia wrote "One Hundred Years of Solitude" and "Love in the Time of Cholera."
The Latin American Literary Boom: Real or Hype?
The explosion may have happened long ago, but its echoes are still being heard. Almost half a century separates the publication of The Time of the Hero by Mario Vargas Llosa in 1963 and the concession of the Nobel Prize in Literature to the Peruvian novelist two years ago, two benchmarks that could
Argentina Wants 16-year-olds to Vote and Other Top News from Latin America
During the last presidential debate on foreign policy, many viewers expressed their dismay with the fact that Latin America was barely mentioned by either candidate. Topics like Mexico's drug war or the growth of socialist governments in the region went by unnoticed by Obama and Romney who instead
Carlos Fuentes, Mexican Novelist Who Inspired Latin American Writing, Dies
Carlos Fuentes, the Mexican writer whose powerful mix of deep political and social commitment with bold stylistic innovation made him among the most prominent figures in Latin American writing in the 1960s and ’70s, has died in a Mexico City hospital. He was 83. He...
First Monday: New in business TV, movies, books, magazines
Watch, Listen & Read By Michelle Archer, Special for USA TODAY On TV The Facebook Obsession CNBC; Thursday; 9 p.m. ET/PT Although Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has appeared on CNBC in the past, the social-networking site's billionaire founder is notably absent in this one-hour feature reported by
First Monday: What's on tap for the business world in October
WATCH, LISTEN & READ Iconoclasts: Sundance Channel, Oct. 16, 10 p.m. ET/PT The premise behind executive producer Robert Redford's engaging Iconoclasts is simple: A pair of high-profile innovators talk to each other about their aspirations and motivations, supplemented by footage of the leaders at