Cruise & Maritime Voyages 'Columbus': Cabins, dining, entertainment & prices explained

Cruise & Maritime Voyages has a fleet of six much-loved ships that are quietly comfortable rather than frantically modern, with most of them designed to please their mainly British passengers. Flagship Columbus is based at Tilbury with Marco Polo offering departures from other British ports such as Bristol, Cardiff, Portsmouth, Newcastle and Rosyth – as […]

Leaders in Silicon Valley, entertainment, and professional sports are remembering Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen, who died after a battle with cancer at 65

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Paul Allen, the cofounder of Microsoft and billionaire philanthropist, died Monday afternoon after battling non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The 65-year-old Seattle native is best-known for having launched Microsoft with Bill Gates, but he also operated the venture-capital firm Vulcan Ventures, and staked his claim on sports franchises as the owner of the Seattle Seahawks […]

Robert Greenblatt to Step Down as NBC Entertainment Chairman: Report

It’s the end of an era at NBC: Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt is preparing to step down after nearly eight years at the network, according to a report from our sister site Variety. Greenblatt “is in the process of negotiating his exit plan at NBC after making the decision that the time is right for […]

That’s entertainment! How to keep the kids happy on a budget this summer

Getty Baking with the kids can be both fun and cheap It’s almost that time of year again, when school’s out for summer and the kids are excited for six weeks off.  But when the initial elation eventually wears off, your children can quickly grow bored and that’s when your wallet starts comes out.  Researchers […]

Superhero Bits: Deadpool 2 Box Office Tracking, Stan Lee Suing POW! Entertainment & More

Why is Stan Lee suing POW! Entertainment for $ 1 billion? Will Bullseye be coming to the third season of Daredevil? What is the official title for Guardians of the Galaxy 3? Could Chris Hemsworth be teasing a return as Thor after Avengers 4? Would you like to see Riz Ahmed and Mindy Kaling write […]

Building games for fans of huge entertainment franchises

Don’t be a professional. Be a fan. I heard that advice this week for game companies and it reminded me of Jon Radoff, the CEO of Disruptor Beam, the Framingham, Massachusetts company that is making mobile social games based on Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, and Star Trek. Radoff spoke in a fireside chat at […]

SuperData Research: Games will lead the growth of entertainment

As traditional entertainment struggles to find its place in a new digital world, video games prosper and have evolved into a mainstream form of entertainment. Joost van Dreunen, CEO of analyst firm SuperData Research, talked the rise of games in the context of the larger media and entertainment industry growth in a talk at GamesBeat Summit […]

Kristen Bell Enlists in Musical ‘Fantasy Camp’ For STX Entertainment

Kristen Bell is heading to Fantasy Camp. The actress, who broke out with Veronica Mars and has since gone on to star in films like Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Bad Moms, will star in STX’s Entertainment’s new musical comedy. Learn more about Bell’s newest starring role below. Fantasy Camp The Hollywood Reporter says Bell has […]

Makers Fund raises $200 million to invest in interactive entertainment

There’s a new bankroller in town. Makers Fund has raised $ 200 million for a venture capital fund focused on the global interactive entertainment industry. The San Francisco fund is headed by Jay Chi, a long-time advisor and veteran of the game, and he is joined by long-time colleague and partner Michael Cheung, a Tencent and McKinsey […]