Arts and entertainment

This image released by Tenderfoot TV & Cadence 13 shows the cover art for the podcast "To Live and Die in LA," named one of the top ten podcasts by the Associated Press. (Tenderfoot TV & Cadence 13 via AP)
December 09, 2019 - 8:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The top 10 podcasts of the year picked by The Associated Press. 1. "To Live and Die in LA," Tenderfoot TV & Cadence 13. What makes this podcast from journalist Neil Strauss so riveting is how organically it all came together. Strauss was asked to help out in the search of a...
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In this image released by Netflix, Marion Bailey portrays Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, left, and Helena Bonham Carter portrays Princess Margaret in a scene from the third season of "The Crown." On Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, Bonham Carter was nominated for a Golden Globe for best supporting actress in a series, limited series or TV movie. (Des Willie/Netflix via AP)
December 09, 2019 - 8:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Globe TV nominations were most striking not for what they included, but what they didn't: The traditional broadcast networks were completely shut out in all 55 nominations. It was a crowning moment for Netflix, and not just for the jeweled one on Queen Elizabeth's head...
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FILE - This Sept. 15, 2019 photo shows composer Hildur Guðnadóttir posing in the press room with the award for outstanding music composition for a limited series, movie or special for "Chernobyl" at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. On Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, Guðnadóttir was nominated for a Golden Globe for best original score for her work on "Joker." She is the only female nominee in this category. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
December 09, 2019 - 8:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — This is no laughing matter: “Joker” composer Hildur Guðnadóttir could be the first woman in 19 years to win the Golden Globe for best original score. Guðnadóttir earned the nomination Monday and is the sole female nominee in the category. And she could become just the second woman...
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Ava DuVernay attends the Glamour Women of the Year Awards at Alice Tully Hall on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
AP News
December 09, 2019 - 7:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Some Golden Globe nominations seemed like locks: Joaquin Phoenix, Tom Hanks, Adam Driver and Eddie Murphy. But others were shocks, like Lupita Nyong'o not getting a nomination for “Us.” Other notable snubs and surprises: MEN ONLY Only men made the best director category: Bong Joon...
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This cover image released by Minotaur shows "Trace of Evil," a novel by Alice Blanchard. (Minotaur via AP)
December 09, 2019 - 7:31 am
“Trace of Evil” by Alice Blanchard (Minotaur) Witchcraft—both historical and current—becomes a gripping metaphor for how violence can continue to permeate a community for decades in this intricately plotted launch of a new series. In her sixth novel, Alice Blanchard masterfully weaves in history...
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FILE - This Nov. 24, 2019 file photo shows Taylor Swift at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. A documentary on Swift will kickoff the next Sundance Film Festival. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
December 09, 2019 - 6:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Globes are looking more like the Grammy Awards: Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and Elton John are competing for best original song at the ceremony. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced nominees for the 2020 show on Monday. Others up for the music prize include the...
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Golden Globe Ambassadors Paris Brosnan, right, and Dylan Brosnan, from left, pose with presenters Dakota Fanning, Tim Allen and Susan Kelechi Watson on stage following the nominations for the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 77th annual Golden Globe Awards will be held on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
December 09, 2019 - 5:59 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nominations for the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards: Best motion picture, drama: “The Irishman”; “Marriage Story”; “1917”; “Joker”; “The Two Popes.” Best motion picture, musical or comedy: “Dolemite Is My Name”; “Jojo Rabbit”; “Knives Out”; “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood”; “...
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This image released by Netflix shows Scarlett Johansson, left, and Adam Driver in "Marriage Story." (Netflix via AP)
December 09, 2019 - 5:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Baumbach's divorce portrait “Marriage Story” leads the 77th Golden Globes with six nominations including best picture, drama, and acting nods for its two leads, Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson. Netflix dominated the nominations, announced Monday in Beverly Hills, California...
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2019 Nobel Prize laureate in literature Peter Handke speaks at a press conference at the Swedish Academy in Stockholm, Sweden, Monday Dec. 6, 2019. (Anders Wiklund/TT via AP)
December 09, 2019 - 4:23 am
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo and Albania say they will boycott the Nobel Literature Prize ceremony Tuesday to protest the award being given to Austrian writer Peter Handke who both countries link to the war in the former Yugoslavia. Handke was an opponent of NATO's airstrikes against Serbia in...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 27, 2006, file photo, Caroll Spinney, right, who portrays "Sesame Street" characters Oscar The Grouch, left, and Big Bird, arrives for the Daytime Emmy nominee party at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles. Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on "Sesame Street," died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut, according to the Sesame Workshop. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
December 09, 2019 - 1:25 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut, according to the Sesame Workshop. The legendary puppeteer lived for some time with dystonia, which causes...
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