Entertainment

Manning bros. bring sweet grooves in DirecTV rap ad

Perhaps taking a page from Saturday Night Live’s The Lonely Island, DirecTV sought out New Orleans natives Eli and Peyton Manning – not for their football skills – but their ability to rap.

Powerball jackpot increases to $425 Million; third largest in history

The Powerball jackpot for the August 7 drawing climbed to $425 million, making the third largest Powerball jackpot of all time.

LEGO divides fans with Simpsons set

LEGO has confirmed plans to launch a new set of toys based on 'The Simpsons' television series, angering some die-hard fans who say the characters are not appropriate for children.

Whole Foods to hold special shopping day to benefit LSU Opera

The Baton Rouge location of Whole Foods Market will donate 5 percent of its net sales on Wednesday, Aug. 7, to the LSU Opera, supporting music education on the graduate and undergraduate levels and cultural enrichment throughout the area.

Social media howls after errant 't' spells loss for 12 year old on Jeopardy

Social media is howling after last week's perceived slight of eighth grader Thomas Hurley III and his misspelling of "Emancipation" during Kids Week on "jeopardy!"

Former cancer patient turns baking hobby into business

One woman's passion is now a full time job. Kasie Coleman makes baked concoctions she created while sitting in a chemo chair.

Ellen DeGeneres to host 2014 Oscars

Ellen DeGeneres was so nice as an Oscars host the first time, the Academy has asked her to do it twice.

Statewide Sales tax holiday begins today

The Louisiana Sales Tax Holiday provides an exemption from state sales tax on the first $2,500 of the purchase price of most individual items of tangible personal property for non-business use.

Lottery drawing show posted incorrect Easy 5 number for July 24 drawing

The Louisiana Lottery Corporation has discovered that its drawing show, which airs on select television stations throughout the state, contained an incorrect Easy 5 number for the July 24 drawing.