| Feb 4, 2009
Chief Wiggum, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, Moe Szyslak and the Comic Book Guy will soon share the joys of fatherhood.
Hank Azaria, voice actor for numerous characters on "The Simpsons," and his girlfriend Katie Wright are expecting a baby boy, reports People....
| Apr 20, 2008
HELEN HUNT didn't know what to expect when she got to the Toronto Film Festival last September. There with "Then She Found Me," her feature directing, co-writing and producing debut -- she also stars, but she's done that before -- she learned that it...
| Apr 18, 2008
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| Apr 25, 2008
Is Tina Fey, former head writer for "Saturday Night Live" and creator and star of one of the best shows on television, "30 Rock," going to get hit with a knee-jerk media backlash now? It could happen, given the blood-thirst that motivates so much cultural...
| Apr 25, 2008
A movie about a woman in her late 30s who is desperate to have a baby is a hard sell in the male teen-oriented movie environment of today, or so the story goes in nearly every mainstream media outlet, including this one. That's because there's practically...
| May 7, 2008
We haven't seen much of Helen Hunt in recent years. That's by choice, she says -- her choice, not Hollywood's.
"I've been home with my daughter, which is where I want to be," she says while at the Miami International Film Festival.
And it turns out,...
| Mar 17, 2010
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Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock is reeling from allegations that her husband Jesse James may have had an affair with a tattooed model while she was filming "The Blind Side."
What is going on? Does this have anything to do with the dreaded Oscar...
| May 11, 2003
Less than an hour northwest of Los Angeles are the towns of Fillmore, Piru and Santa Paula, which have taken to promoting themselves as Heritage Valley.
Heritage has been used to sell California tourism for so long that we now have a long heritage of...
| Apr 30, 2006
In "Ramona," her 1884 novel of Southern California, Helen Hunt Jackson did more than tell the story of the illicit romance between a mestizo orphan and an Indian sheepherder. Caught in the pages of her famous melodrama is a picture of the land that is...
| Oct 20, 2005
ITS low-slung frame sprawled across plains and valleys of a more open landscape. The single-story footprint didn't boast, or point skyward like the self-assured colonial or Victorian. It offered a comfortable relationship with the climate and...
| Sep 2, 2002
Consider it the constant reader's equivalent of the Thomas Guide. Just as few could wade through those hundred pages of ice cream-colored maps and emerge functionally L.A. literate, no one will be able to read "Writing Los Angeles: A Literary Anthology"...