Notable Deaths in 2021
Notable Deaths in 2021Diana Walker/The LIFE Images Collection via Getty Images A look back at the esteemed personalities who left us this year, who'd touched us with their innovation, creativity and humanity. But George Segal (February 13, 1934-March 23, 2021) earned his Oscar nomination for Mike Nichols' bitter drama, "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Lawrence Ferlinghetti Janet Fries/Getty Images Writer, activist, publisher and bookseller Lawrence Ferlinghetti (March 24, 1919-February 22, 2021) was a San Francisco institution. In 1992 the curious King told "60 Minutes" correspondent Mike Wallace that his only worry was dying. Her most notable role was in the sitcom "That '70s Show" as Laura Prepon's hippie mother, Midge, who embraced the women's liberation movement.cbsnews.com
"Sunday Morning" Full Episode 2/7
"Sunday Morning" Full Episode 2/7 Hosted by Jane Pauley. In our cover story, Rita Braver looks into the growing fascination with astrology. Plus: Allison Aubrey checks out how football stadiums are being turned into vaccination megasites; Lee Cowan talks with Robin Wright about her feature film directing debut, "Land"; Tracy Smith profiles Steve Yeun, star of the new film, "Minari"; Luke Burbank visits with NFL player-turned-chef Eddie Jackson; David Pogue finds out how nearly-empty NFL stadiums are made to sound filled to capacity; Jim Gaffigan tells us whom he's rooting for in Sunday's Super Bowl matchup; and Conor Knighton travels deep inside Oregon's Malheur National Forest in search of a humongous fungus.cbsnews.com
12 Grammy facts: BTS and Dr. Luke in, The Weeknd out
And it earned him his first Grammy nomination in six years. 3 spot on the pop charts — is up for best rap song and best rap performance. And Anderson .Paak's “Lockdown," about police brutality and racial injustice, is up for best melodic rap performance and best music video. JAY-Z, THE SONGWRITERS, SHINESHappy wife, happy life: Jay-Z has lent his songwriting hand to his wife Beyoncé and he's earned Grammy nominations for it. PAUL McCARTNEY, THE ART DIRECTORPaul McCartney scored his 79th Grammy nominations this year — as an art director.
New this week: Jim Gaffigan, live baseball, Snoop vs. DMX
Heres a collection curated by The Associated Press entertainment journalists of whats arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. AP National Writer Jocelyn Noveck wrote in her review that Garner, Does a lot with a little. AP Film Writer Lindsey BahrMUSICSnoop Dogg vs. DMX: Its the battle of the canines in the latest Verzuz series. Rap icons Snoop Dogg and DMX will go toe-to-toe Wednesday on Instagram Live at 8 p.m. EDT. That changes with Jim Gaffigan: The Pale Tourist, which is downright daring in its approach if not content.
'Harry Potter' star Daniel Radcliffe in 'Playmobil: The Movie'
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Daniel Radcliffe isn't too old to play with toys. The actor, 30, best known as the titular wizard of the "Harry Potter" films, is voicing secret agent Rex Dasher in the upcoming animated action film "Playmobil: The Movie." The movie is based on the popular toy franchise Playmobil, similar to the wildly successful 2014 "LEGO Movie." In "Playmobil," Dasher partners with a food truck driver, voiced by Jim Gaffigan, and a savvy civilian, voiced by Anya Taylor-Joy, to rescue citizens who have vanished, distributor STX Entertainment says. "Saturday Night Live's" Kenan Thompson and musicians Adam Lambert and Meghan Trainor are also featured in the cast.
Cashing in to go to school
Jim Gaffigan is baffled that anyone goes to school when they aren't being paid, let alone that people pay to go to school. He's so confused by the notion, he's come up with an alternative that would likely boost college enrollment all over the country. Gaffigan shares his thoughts on why he thinks people should get paid to go to school.cbsnews.com
The truth about the Tooth Fairy
Charles Osgood addresses viewers' comments over a recent segment in which comedian Jim Gaffigan took issue with the Tooth Fairy, and shares some thoughts for those that may have felt a little discouraged about putting a tooth under their pillow, expecting a surprise.cbsnews.com
Jim Gaffigan on the high costs of the Tooth Fairy
Any parent of a young child will tell you kids are expensive. To make matters worse, little kids have very little understanding of money. Comedian Jim Gaffigan explains why, when it comes to the loss of teeth, family economics is anything but child's play.cbsnews.com