| Apr 5, 2011
| 12:59 PM
Students at several New Jersey college campuses are on alert Tuesday after a man was accused of accosting and attempting to lure female students into his vehicle.
According to police, 68-year-old Tony Kadyhrob is out on bail after he allegedly harassed a...
| May 2, 2011
| 9:39 PM
When I walked onto the “Sanctuary” set at Norco Studios in Vancouver Sept. 2, cast and crew were filming a scene in the hallway of the sanctuary.
In character, Amanda Tapping, Agam Darshi and Ryan Robbins were closing the drapes while talking...
| Jul 3, 2011
Did somebody order fish and ships?
The harbor area of southwest Los Angeles County -- the closest thing we have to a blue-collar coast -- is where the cruise ships call, where global cargo gets loaded and unloaded, where ton upon ton of maritime...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 6:36 AM
Can you guess who voice actor James Arnold Taylor is channeling with his portrayal of sadistic Citadel warden, Osi Sobeck, on "Star Wars: The Clone Wars?" (Check out the video clip above.)
"The fun thing about Osi—we’ll see, but I’m...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 10:04 PM
The energy of youth is plainly apparent in the Greater Orlando Actors Theatre's production of "Spring Awakening." Characters don't just exit the stage — they race from it. Props are whisked on and off, actors crawl around the floor, one actor even...
| Oct 24, 2011
Many Broadway plays are intensified and improved when they arrive at a Chicago storefront. Not so Martin McDonagh's "A Behanding in Spokane" — now in its Chicago premiere at the Profiles Theatre under the direction of Rick Snyder — which...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Superheroes have always intrigued Scott Cranford, who spent much of his boyhood drawing them, nearly certain he’d grow up to join their ranks.
Born in Burbank, Cranford lived in Connecticut from age 4 until he was a senior in high school, when he...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 9:19 PM
About a quarter of a century ago, Neil Simon wrote his fictionalized autobiography — and, being Simon, he took three plays to do it. "Biloxi Blues," the second in his "BB trilogy," is the meat in this theatrical sandwich, slipped in neatly between...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 9:06 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Associated Press reporter mistook an impersonator of actor Christopher Walken on a sports-talk radio program for Walken himself, leading the news cooperative to include comments mistakenly attributed to the actor in its coverage...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 10:24 AM
CATALINA, Calif. (KTLA) -- The man who found Natalie Wood's body as it floated in the waters around Catalina Island in November 1981 says he believes the only reason the investigation into the movie star's death is being re-opened is to sell books....
| May 12, 2011
| 9:44 AM
A few days ago, I was zipping through Epcot and took a shortcut through Innoventions, the corporate-backed technology showcase. I passed a couple of the exhibits and had flashbacks of experiencing — and enjoying — them.
I almost stopped in my...
| May 4, 2008
10 Bad Dates With De Niro
A Book of Alternative Movie Lists
Edited by Richard T. Kelly
Overlook/Rookery: 460 pp., $29.95
Movie geeks are list-making animals. It begins with the frenzied -- and nonsensical -- annual compilation of "10 best lists" (as...