Now, kids with autism can have a better experience going to the movies.
For 10 years, Brian Williams has been a news anchor on the popular NBC Nightly News show.
He was suspended for six months without pay because he misrepresented some important events that happened to him during the Iraq War.
Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling served up a scary treat to her fans for Hallowe’en last week.
She published a new story chronicling the background of one of her most famous evil villains, Dolores Umbridge.
She published the story on her Harry Potter website, Pottermore.com and on a news website called Today.com.
Every year, movie stars, directors and producers flock to Toronto. This week marks the 39th year of the Toronto International Film Festival.
Think about your favourite tween TV shows. Is there a girl on them who isn’t pretty, or who doesn’t worry about how she looks?
DC Comics will introduce a new superhero in April: a 16-year-old Cree girl from Moose Factory, Ontario, who goes by the name Equinox.
The character will be part of a five-issue series featuring Justice League Canada, a team of superheroes based in Northern Ontario.
A popular American late-night talk show will have a new host, likely next year.
The Late Show with David Letterman is on every weeknight starting at 11:35 p.m. in most North American cities.
Letterman is a comedian who interviews celebrities. Musicians often play during his show, and sometimes it features funny skits.
Last Sunday was Hollywood’s big night.
The annual Academy Awards (known as the “Oscars”) recognize the best movies, actors and movie-makers of the year.
Four of the top awards are Best Picture, which went to the movie 12 Years a Slave; Best Actor (Matthew McConaughey, who starred in Dallas Buyers Club); Best Actress (Cate Blanchett, who starred in Blue Jasmine) and Best Director (Alfonso Cuaron for Gravity).
Neil Young is a Canadian singer-songwriter who is internationally famous.
He has been called “one of the most important figures in rock music.”
In 2009, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.
Young is an activist and many of his songs are political.
Now, Young is doing a four-city tour of Canada to protest what he feels is massive damage to the environment being done in the oil sands in Alberta.
The latest viral music video is being turned into a children’s picture book.
“What Does the Fox Say?” is a catchy music video that’s been seen by more than 200 million people.
Never heard of it? Read the TKN article about it here.
It was created by two Norwegian brothers, Bard and Vegard Ylvisaker, collectively known as Ylvis.
The video was meant to be silly and almost meaningless. But the tune was so darned catchy, it caught on, big-time.
Now, it will be a picture book called “What Does The Fox Say?”
Publisher Simon & Schuster is launching the book next month. It was written by Ylvis and has illustrations drawn by Svein Nyhus.
The brothers had thought of the idea of creating a picture book from their song even before they uploaded it to YouTube.