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  • PASSINGS: Edwin Q. White, Bill Dees

    Edwin Q. White Saigon bureau chief for AP during Vietnam War Edwin Q. White, 90, who as Associated Press bureau chief in Saigon during the 1960s was part of a fabled crew of journalists who covered the Vietnam War, died Thursday in Honolulu, the...
  • Bernard Lansky dies at 85; Memphis clothier to Elvis Presley

    Bernard Lansky, the Memphis retailer who helped a young Elvis Presley establish his signature clothing style of pegged pants, two-toned shoes and other flashy duds in the 1950s, has died. He was 85. Julie Lansky, the clothier's granddaughter, said he...
  • On Theater: 'Birdie' soars above second-act woes

    On Theater: 'Birdie' soars above second-act woes
    Those whose memories stretch back to the teenage female angst of 1957, when Uncle Sam finally caught up to Elvis Presley, will particularly appreciate the revival of the musical "Bye Bye Birdie," now on stage for the second time in recent history at the...
  • Violence in “The Following” questioned, defended at FOX TCA panels

     
    FOX's new midseason thriller The Following, starring Kevin Bacon and James Purefoy, premieres Jan. 21 at 9pm ET/PT. Bacon plays a former FBI agent called out retirement to track down the serial killer he once put away, who has escaped and recruited a cult...
  • Saying goodbye to ‘the richest woman in town’

     
    Thanks to the readers for their prayers and kind comments about the passing of my mother, Marie Boedeker. Mother on Friday received the funeral she had designed. Mother, a longtime music teacher and church organist, wanted group singing one more time. The...
  • Joan Rivers: Can she talk? Yes -- in new stage show, and interview with us

     
    After more than 50 years in show business, comedian Joan Rivers says she found herself being the unwitting center of attention at every dinner party — people enthralled, and, of course, amused, by her stories. That’s what led to Rivers......
  • 'Jersey Boys' producers win appeal over use of Ed Sullivan clip

     
    A federal appeals court ruled Monday that the makers of the Broadway musical “Jersey Boys” did not violate copyright law by using a short clip from "The Ed Sullivan Show" in the Tony-winning show. A three-judge panel of the U.S.......
  • “Crossfire Hurricane” on HBO documents the rise of The Rolling Stones

     
    Crossfire Hurricane on HBO Nov. 15 documents the rise of The Rolling Stones from “the band everybody hated to the band everybody loves.” The Rolling Stones were the bad boys of the 1960s British Invasion, the sexually charged, rebellious...
  • Thanks to film 'A Band Called Death,' punk rockers get a new life

    Thanks to film 'A Band Called Death,' punk rockers get a new life
    This post has been updated. See note below for details. Bassist and singer Bobby Hackney Sr. gawked wide-eyed at the framed photos of Buster Keaton, Lillian Gish, Fatty Arbuckle and other stars from the early days of Hollywood, which lined the walls...
  • Patty Duke picks between Patty and Cathy

    Patty Duke picks between Patty and Cathy
    Fifty years ago this fall, ABC premiered "The Patty Duke Show," the endearing sitcom starring the then-16-year-old as the mischievous Patty from Brooklyn Heights and her quiet, studious British look-alike cousin Cathy. And now five decades after the...
  • Sean 'Diddy' Combs wants to revive music TV

    Sean 'Diddy' Combs wants to revive music TV
    Sean “Diddy” Combs knows his way around the small screen — whether he’s launching reality competitions, peddling vodka in commercials, starring in music videos or doing guest spots on dramas. But the hip-hop mogul’s next TV...
  • Review: 'Ain't in It for My Health' a fitting tribute to the late Levon Helm

    Review: 'Ain't in It for My Health' a fitting tribute to the late Levon Helm
    Loose and ragtag, stirring and poignant, the documentary "Ain't in It for My Health: A Film About Levon Helm" proves a fitting tribute to its late star, perhaps best known as the singer-drummer of the influential late-1960s and '70s folk-rock group the...