It was recently announced that Aaron Sorkin will be adapting To Kill A Mockingbird for Broadway. Above, Scout's legs are tired after a particularly long "walk and talk." (Not really.) Above, Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch with Mary Badham as Scout and Phillip Alford as Jem in the 1962 film adaptation of Harper Lee's novel. Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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Book News & Features

To Sorkin A Mockingbird: Screenwriter Will Adapt Novel For Broadway

How will Aaron Sorkin's rapid-fire dialogue fit with Harper Lee's tale of racism and justice in the South?

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John Oliver begins a new season of his comedy show Last Week, Tonight on Feb. 14. He says he wants to tackle the most challenging topics, "whether that is trying to explain some of the NSA's detailed programs, or whether that's putting a cowboy hat on a cat." Eric Liebowitz/HBO via AP hide caption

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Singer-songwriter Sam Smith, winner of Record of the Year and Song of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album and Best New Artist, poses in the press room during the Grammy Awards in 2015. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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Johnny Depp plays Donald Trump in Funny or Die's Donald Trump's The Art Of The Deal: The Movie. via Funny or Die hide caption

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Johnny Depp Stars As Donald Trump (Yep, You Read That Right)

The online comedy outfit Funny or Die has created a fake made-for-TV movie based on Trump's 1987 best-selling business advice book, The Art of the Deal.

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Unlike other late night shows, Full Frontal doesn't have guests, and it doesn't put host Samantha Bee behind a desk. Peter Yang/TBS hide caption

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Jay and Mark Duplass are the co-creators of the HBO series Togetherness, which begins its second season later this month. Prashant Gupta/HBO hide caption

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Workers "sling" the last remaining shark cast from the original Jaws mold and lift it, by crane, to a nearby crate. After spending more than 25 years at a Los Angeles junkyard, "Bruce" is headed for a museum. Todd Wawrychuk/Courtesy of AMPAS hide caption

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Movies

From Junkyard To Museum: The Journey Of A 'Jaws' Shark

From terrifying man-eater to fish-out-of-water, a sole surviving full-scale model of the 1975 Jaws shark is on its way to a museum.

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Beyoncé, Coldplay singer Chris Martin and Bruno Mars perform during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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Small Batch: The Super Bowl, From Peyton vs. Cam To Twitter vs. Coldplay

We talk about the game, the quarterbacks, the halftime show in which Coldplay was hopelessly outshined, and lots more.

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Many consider Apple's 1984 Super Bowl ad, directed by Ridley Scott, one of the best Super Bowl ads ever. YouTube hide caption

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Television

Super Bowl Ads Past And Present: How Do They Stack Up?

Analysts say the Super Bowl ads this year are funnier and more star-studded than in the past.

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