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  • Review: 'Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley' recalls a trailblazer

    Review: 'Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley' recalls a trailblazer
    "Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley," in which the former directs a film about the latter, premieres Monday on HBO. It is an homage and a celebration, with something of a high-class homemade feel. The first black female comic to make it in the...
  • Gore Vidal says nice things about women in the new Vanity Fair

    Gore Vidal says nice things about women in the new Vanity Fair
    In his prime, writer Gore Vidal didn't have much nice to say about people, and he enjoyed sharing his opinions. On live television in 1968, he referred to fellow commentator William F. Buckley as a  "crypto-Nazi" (Buckley responded by calling Vidal...
  • Gore Vidal's quotes, quips memorialized on Twitter

     
    Gore Vidal, who died at his Hollywood Hills home, was known for his unmatched wit and one-liners....
  • Chad Everett Dead: 'Medical Center' Star Dies at 75

    Chad Everett Dead: 'Medical Center' Star Dies at 75
    LOS ANGELES -- Chad Everett, who starred as Dr. Joe Gannon in the 1970s television drama Medical Center, and went on to appear in such films and shows as “Mulholland Drive” and “Melrose Place” has died. Everett was 75. Everett’s daughter says he died...
  • 'The Incredible Mel Brooks: An Irresistible Collection of Unhinged Comedy'

    'The Incredible Mel Brooks: An Irresistible Collection of Unhinged Comedy'
    The title says it all, as the icon of humor is featured in a wide variety of appearances, from episodes of "Get Smart" (which he co-created) and "Mad About You" to the Emmy-nominated HBO special "Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett Together Again" and segments...
  • Jimmy Fallon, you're growing on us

    Jimmy Fallon, you're growing on us
    Now that Conan O'Brien has come to rest, presumably for more than seven months, as the host of a TBS talk show, it seems like a good time to take another look at the person who replaced him, and I don't mean Jay Leno. One year and nine months ago Jimmy...
  • Book calendar: Author events for the week of December 5, 2010

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich SUNDAY Rhapsodomancy Reading Series: Authors Diane Lefer (" California Transit"), poet Robin Ekiss ("The Mansion of Happiness"), author/screenwriter Steve De Jarnatt ("Miracle Mile") and poet Candace...
  • Fred Foy dies at 89; announcer for 'The Lone Ranger'

    Fred Foy dies at 89; announcer for 'The Lone Ranger'
    Fred Foy, a radio and television announcer best known for conjuring up "those thrilling days of yesteryear" in the late 1940s and '50s as the announcer-narrator of "The Lone Ranger" on radio and television, has died. He was 89. Foy died Wednesday morning...
  • 'The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' recap: False alarms

     
    "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills": Is it over yet? That’s all I can say for this bloated, unwieldy, TMI season of "The Real Housewives," which was long on cava and catfights, but also drenched in spousal abuse and alcoholism -- leaving viewers,...
  • Johnny Carson's near comeback, and other stories from his friends

     
    One of the lingering mysteries surrounding talk show legend Johnny Carson was how he walked away from "The Tonight Show" and never returned to the spotlight, despite numerous pleas and attempts who wanted to see him perform again. Carson achieved what...
  • St. Timothy’s in The Villages is looking for NPAs willing to switch to GOP

     
    You'd hardly think that residents in The Villages — a Republican political hotbed that's a must-stop for GOP candidates — would need any encouragement to register and vote in the Jan. 31 Republican presidential primary. But the folks at St....
  • Monday's Highlights: 'Hart of Dixie' on KTLA

     
    Monday's Highlights: 'Hart of Dixie' on KTLA...