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  • Check It Out: Lies on the bookshelf

    Numerous novels and nonfiction books depict aspects of deception, trickery and illusion. Here are a few samples of books that debunk the idea that "what you see is what you get." "Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil" by Tom...
  • Great Old Broad Series: Debbie Reynolds

    Great Old Broad Series: Debbie Reynolds
    Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames. I'll post a series of these...
  • Dick Beals dies at 85; voice of Speedy Alka-Seltzer

    Dick Beals dies at 85; voice of Speedy Alka-Seltzer
    Dick Beals, a voice actor best known for injecting youthful enthusiasm into the character of Speedy Alka-Seltzer in mid-20th century television commercials for the pain remedy, has died. He was 85. Beals, whose radio and television career spanned seven...
  • Betty Garrett dies at 91; versatile comedic actress

    Betty Garrett dies at 91; versatile comedic actress
    Betty Garrett, a comedic actress who was a fixture in such MGM musicals as "On The Town" and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame," a regular on the television series "All in the Family" and "Laverne & Shirley" and a star on Broadway and in Los Angeles theater...
  • Tony Martin dies at 98; singer-actor in Hollywood musicals

    Tony Martin dies at 98; singer-actor in Hollywood musicals
    Tony Martin, one of the last of the big-name singer-actors from the golden age of Hollywood musicals, has died. He was 98. Martin, who toured for years with his wife, dancer-actress Cyd Charisse, died of natural causes Friday at his home in Los Angeles,...
  • 'The Muppets': Kermit the Frog commands Jason Segel's respect

    'The Muppets': Kermit the Frog commands Jason Segel's respect
    In the world of amphibian celebrities, there's no bigger star than Kermit the Frog. Yet back in January on the set of Disney's upcoming film "The Muppets" — the first big screen outing for Jim Henson's beloved menagerie since 1999's "Muppets in...
  • A celebration of dance in film at TCM Classic Film Festival

     
    Dance critic Debra Levine rounds up the extensive dance content at TCM's second annual Classic Film Festival over the weekend, including an interview with "West Side Story" dancer, George Chakiris....
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Instant dance - just add music

     
    Can you believe we’re at the eighth week of “Dancing With the Stars’” 12th season? The semifinals are within spitting distance, and as host Tom Bergeron said during his voice-over introduction, “the only theme this week is...
  • Theater Review: 'Kiss Me, Kate' at UCLA's Freud Playhouse

     
    Margaret Gray reviews "Kiss Me, Kate" at UCLA's Freud Playhouse....
  • What’s on profs’ reading lists? Their own work

     
    Phew! Now that class is out for the summer, you might have time to read a book for pleasure. Here's a look at a few books that professors from DePaul will release or have released recently....
  • TCM salutes Carole Lombard, screwball queen and sexy dame

     
    Lombard had a colorful Hollywood life. She was known for her ribald humor and her marriages to William Powell and Clark Gable. She overcame a serious car accident that scarred her face and could have ended her career. She was a patriot who, after...
  • This weekend: ‘The Walking Dead’ roars back

     
    Do not look for the CBS Sunday prime-time schedule to be pushed back this weekend. WKMG-Channel 6 will air Jacksonville at Pittsburgh, and it's scheduled through 5 p.m. So the lineup, including "The Good Wife" at 9, should be on time. Lisa Edelstein,...