“American Idol” Season 5 winner Taylor Hicks is getting his own short-term show on the Las Vegas Strip. Casino officials announced the Alabama native will headline an eight-week show at Bally’s Las Vegas beginning June 26.
Alligator hunters, raccoon wranglers and crawfish catchers in Louisiana’s critter-filled swamps and bayous are increasingly common on television.
Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock told ‘Today‘s Matt Lauer that it was friends with integrity who made it possible to keep the adoption of her “little Cajun cookie” under wraps until she was ready to go public with the news. “I was blessed with the same friends that I’ve had since before things got really special […]
BY: David Bauder NEW YORK – His time reporting in front of a camera isn’t the first thing Shepard Smith thinks about when he recalls Hurricane Katrina. Instead, he thinks about sitting on a darkened highway overpass with a colleague one night, surrounded by the homeless and the desperate. A radio station played Fats Domino’s […]
By MARY FOSTER Associated Press Writer NEW ORLEANS – Nearly 20 years after Emeril Lagasse begged, borrowed and scrounged every penny he could to open his own restaurant, the celebrity chef worried it was all slipping away. Lagasse’s 17-year run on the Food Network was over. Hurricane Katrina had caused at least a $1 million loss […]
Wendell Pierce is the type of guy who immediately makes you feel at ease in his company. “Can I take a picture of you?” He gently asks, procuring a small digital camera from his pocket at the bar of the Langham Hotel in Pasadena. The puzzled look on my face must have conveyed my inner […]