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  • "Great dick, bro" candidate teaches a lesson about the anatomy of elections

    "Great dick, bro" candidate teaches a lesson about the anatomy of elections
    If Hayley Wade were American, I'm sure she'd someday be president. A junior at the University of Calgary, Wade recently ran for and won the position of vice-president of student life within the Canadian college's student government. She campaigned on a...
  • Natural Perspectives: Digging up some family roots

    I have a confession to make. I'm utterly addicted to tracing my family's roots. Vic says that kicking a heroin habit might be easier, but I have no intention of overcoming my addiction. I enjoy it too much. I lay the blame on my mother and my Aunt...
  • Buffalo Soldier's story finally is told, by kin

    Civil War veteran George Hutchinson has been forgotten by everyone but his family. He is buried at Los Angeles National Cemetery in Westwood -- under a tombstone that misspells his name and fails to mention his 50-year career as a Buffalo Soldier. But...
  • Memorial planned for Fess Parker

    A memorial for Fess Parker will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in the rotunda of the Fess Parker Doubletree Resort, 633 East Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara. Parker, who played Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone on television, at 85. Anyone planning to attend is...
  • Dress down, power up

    PARIS gave the fashion world the little black dress, Milan the perfectly tailored jacket. And Los Angeles? The Juicy Couture tracksuit. That's right, thanks to Southern California, sweats aren't just for the gym, jeans aren't just for weekends and flip-...
  • Hammerin' Hillary rallies the troops

     
    by James Oliphant ELEANOR, W.Va.--Want to make a Hillary Clinton supporter mad? Tell her the race is over. "It's not finished until the last vote is in," a fired-up Rose McPhail retorted. Clinton journeyed to this small hamlet Sunday evening......
  • Bob Iger's Mickey Mouse story

     
    DISNEY D23 EXPO Turns out, Bob Iger isn't just some guy running a Mickey Mouse operation. He, too, is a fan. The president and chief executive Walt Disney Co. said he used his opening remarks the D23 Expo -- the......
  • A 'lost' Mickey Mouse cartoon from 1950s will be screened at D23 Expo

     
    DISNEY'S D23 EXPO On Thursday, Walt Disney Co. will launch its big new marketing event, the D23 Expo, in Anaheim with predictably bright and shiny promotional messages about upcoming projects such as "The Princess and the Frog," "Toy Story 3"......
  • Kentucky's archaic dueling law suggests a solution for modern gridlock in Obama's Washington

     
    Why change an old state constitutional provision that's worked so well for two centuries?...
  • Fess Parker, 'Davy Crockett' star, dies at 85

     
    Fess Parker, the Baby Boomer who captured the imagination playing American heroes Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone, has died. He was 85.The actor, wine maker and resort owner died Thursday, March 18 of natural causes at his Santa Ynez, Calif., home near the...
  • Doffing the coonskin cap in honor of Fess Parker

     
    Over here at Rage Central, we're doffing the coonskin caps of our collective childhood to mark the passing of actor Fess Parker, who passed away today at the age of 85. As the LAT obituary points out, in his role......
  • Fess Parker had that cool coonskin cap -- who needs an Emmy?

     
    Fess Parker never won an Emmy, but he was a player at TV's top awards. TV academy voters couldn't ignore him when he emerged as a sudden superstar leading a national craze for Davy Crockett lore. The Emmys nominated Fess Parker for best new personality of...