Soon enough, Donald Trump will choose his potential vice president. It probably won’t be decided through reality television, but Fresno Bee columnist Joshua Tehee suggests five celebrity running mates who would be perfect.
Every summer needs a movie that's as sun-drenched and easy-breezy as "The Shallows," the Blake Lively vehicle that pits surfer vs. shark. On a triple digit day, you won't be sorry to duck into this quick 87-minute caper of bikini-clad aquatic peril that's just silly enough to be the perfect summer thriller. But this woman against nature tale is more than just escapism, as it's got some great tips for any beach adventurer. Here are Top Five Tips for Battling Sharks From "The Shallows."
In so many Civil War-era photographs, a bone-weariness of spirit, coupled with a kind of faraway intensity, lurks in the soldiers' eyes. Plenty of actors can fake that sort of thing, but Matthew McConaughey really does have it. He looks right and convincing in a period drama such as "Free State of Jones," the historical biography, equal parts intrigue and frustration, written and directed by Gary Ross.
Even if you were to somehow miss the elegant "NWR" monogram in the opening credits, you would be safe in assuming that Nicolas Winding Refn's latest film is a self-indulgent exercise in style. But what self-indulgence, and what style!
Country music icons the Oak Ridge Boys got plenty of press earlier this month for performances with Blake Shelton on the CMT Awards and at the CMA Music Festival. Bass singer Richard Sterban talks about the Tennessee quartet in advance of performances in Merced and Visalia.
Sabrina Carpenter, star of the Disney Channel series “Girl Meets World,” headlines the cast of the original Disney movie “Adventures in Babysitting,” which was inspired by the 1987 movie starring Elisabeth Shue.
Fresno Philharmonic update: Six music director candidates to “audition” at separate Masterworks concerts. Fresno’s own Heidi Blickenstaff will return in “Home for the Holidays.” Orchestra receives $200,000 gift.
Pete Rose joked about his hair and his age. He reminisced about all those wins with the Big Red Machine. There was one thing that the hits king was determined not to do when he was inducted into the Cincinnati Reds' Hall of Fame.
Being named as a finalist for this year's Pulitzer Prize in fiction came to no one's greater surprise than to Lexington author Margaret Verble, who didn't even know she had been nominated for her novel "Maud's Line" that is being released in paperback on Sunday.