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  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Dec. 27, 1940

     
    Dec. 27, 1940: P.G. Wodehouse is being held by the Nazis – stay tuned for more about him in 1941,when he goes on German radio. Earl Carroll planning a Jimmy Durante "Nose Night" with any customer boasting a bigger nose......
  • Friday's Highlights: 'Christmas in Washington' on TNT

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 12 - 18 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Dec. 12 - 18 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at:......
  • Peter Stampfel, freak-folk pioneer: 'I burned with desire to shove this into the face of the world'

     
    Banjo and fiddle player, comic-book aficionado, music buff, cartoon-voiced singer, prolific songwriter -- Peter Stampfel was on the groundfloor of a couple of major musical movements (folk-rock, punk) in the ‘60s with the Fugs and the Holy Modal...
  • In The Pipeline: Fruitful centuries

    "Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter." Mark Twain "The best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person." Andy Rooney I received a note from my friend Kathleen Olson last week. She works at...
  • I'm not looking forward to 40

    I'm not looking forward to 40
    This June is a big month for me because it's the time of year when I officially switch from drinking hot coffee to iced coffee. It's also when I get to break out my flip-flops. Oh, yeah . . . and, um, I'm turning 40 this month. Honestly, it's really...
  • The Coastal Gardener: It's a fair in San Diego for gardeners

    I enjoy county fairs. I probably haven't missed one in 30 years. It's cheap entertainment, but it's the down-to-earth style and community spirit of a county fair that appeals to me the most. There was a time when county fairs were exclusively a place for...
  • Music helps TCM's 'Summer Under the Stars' festival sing

    It isn't all about music, but inevitably, a "Summer Under the Stars" involves some. The annual Turner Classic Movies festival that presents a different actor's movies each day of the month begins anew Sunday, Aug. 1. This time, the highlighted performers...
  • Take Five: Hello, Mrs. Malaprop, Wherever You Are

    Writers love words just like chefs love food. We spend hours tinkering with verbs, nouns and adjectives within all types of techniques and combinations to keep the eyes of our readers glued to the copy we create. We infuse our writing with clever,...
  • Man hopes for big profit from unique license plate

    Man hopes for big profit from unique license plate
    CARLSBAD, Calif. -- A former Del Mar resident is attempting to sell the rights to a personalized license plate that he's had for almost a quarter century. His license plate is a perfect seven characters and reads "DEL MAR." "I had a gentleman that was...
  • California Baby & Kidz Expo

    California's Baby & Kidz Expo Show is coming to the Pasadena Convention Center this Saturday, January 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Produced by The Expos Pros., experts in producing Baby & Kids shows as well as many other events, "CALIFORNIA BABY & KIDZ EXPO"...
  • Remembering Dick Clark: TV host dies at 82

    Remembering Dick Clark: TV host dies at 82
    Dick Clark didn't invent rock ’n' roll, and often he didn't even like it. But more than any other non-performer, the clean-cut TV host and entrepreneur made this one-time rebel music welcome in America's living rooms via “American Bandstand.&...
  • Wayne Thomas dies at 77; voice of 'red light, green light' for TV's Engineer Bill

    Wayne Thomas dies at 77; voice of 'red light, green light' for TV's Engineer Bill
    Wayne Thomas, who as Freight Train Wayne was the off-screen voice orchestrating the "red light, green light" milk-drinking game that was a highlight of the children's TV show hosted by Engineer Bill, has died. He was 77. Thomas, who created the long-...