People's Choice Awards: The 5 most noteworthy celebrity quotes, from Kevin Hart to Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston during the 2019 E! People's Choice Awards in Santa Monica, Calif., on Sunday night, after an introduction from her friend Adam Sandler. (E! Entertainment)

The People's Choice Awards - or as they are technically known now, the E! People's Choice Awards - is always a bit of a surreal gathering, as A-list movie stars are thrown together with musicians and reality TV personalities. Robert Downey Jr.! Blake Shelton! "Bachelorette" Hannah Brown! All in...

Julie Andrews relives her glorious, complicated, very real Hollywood life in her new memoir

"I wanted to write about how things came at me, about paying my dues, about learning my craft, learning who I was, learning to parent, all the homework that I did.”

A school maintenance worker’s novel becomes a Hallmark Christmas movie

Jesse Metcalfe stars in

It may seem odd that a man who’s seen the dark side of life, having endured alcoholism and recovery and the loss of his job at age 56, would strive to produce work that lets in the light. But it works for him.

'Goodness and humor' celebrated as 'Sesame Street' turns 50

From left, Abby Cadabby, Elmo and Big Bird in a scene from “Sesame Street.” The popular children’s TV show is celebrating its 50th season. (HBO via AP)

Fifty years ago marked the debut of a TV show that would make history, 'Sesame Street'

Rita Moreno, coming to Well Healed Woman Conference in Groton, is enjoying a reinvigorated, busy career — at age 87

Rita Moreno (Photo by Mark Hill)

She just filmed a role in Steven Spielberg’s new version of “West Side Story.” Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist Tony Kushner wrote a part in the screenplay specifically for Moreno.





Look out! Snake in a tree!

An enormous black snake, which by quick calculation measured at least 6 feet long, slowly slithered through the leaves, paused to raise its head, flicked its tongue and peered in my direction.


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