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  • Andy Williams dies at 84; 'Moon River' singer

    Andy Williams dies at 84; 'Moon River' singer
    Andy Williams' signature hit song from the early 1960s was no accident of timing. Audrey Hepburn sang it first in the 1961 film "Breakfast at Tiffany's," and it was nominated for an Oscar. But when the producers of the Academy Awards show asked...
  • 12/7/2012-Rating Public Schools

    12/7/2012-Rating Public Schools
    Oh, how I remember my high school and middle school years. It must be more complicated today. I look around and can only shake my head at the prevalence of sex, drugs and violence in society today. The pressure on adolescents is tremendous. The only...
  • Comedian Kevin Meaney To Star In "Hairspray" At Connecticut Rep

    Comedian Kevin Meaney To Star In "Hairspray" At Connecticut Rep
    Comedian Kevin Meaney will go drag when stars as Edna Turnblad in Connecticut Repertory Theatre production of the musical "Hairspray," April 25 to May 5 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre on the UConn campus in Storrs. Meaney starred in the CBS sitcom,...
  • PASSINGS: Peter Meyerson, Fran Warren, Max Jakobson

    PASSINGS: Peter Meyerson, Fran Warren, Max Jakobson
    Peter Meyerson TV writer, producer worked on 'The Monkees' and 'Welcome Back, Kotter' Peter Meyerson, 81, a TV writer and producer who co-wrote the debut episodes of sitcom classics "The Monkees" and "Welcome Back, Kotter," died March 11 at Hoag...
  • The story of the Oscars

    The story of the Oscars
    While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...
  • Oscars: Seth MacFarlane is an Academy guy

    Oscars: Seth MacFarlane is an Academy guy
    When Seth MacFarlane takes the stage Sunday as host of the 85thAcademy Awards, chances are a large portion of the viewing audience will look at their TV screens and wonder: Who is this guy? He might just be the least famous Oscar host ever , with a resume...
  • A field guide to hecklers

    A field guide to hecklers
    Let's talk about heckling. Who isn't talking about heckling? ("Shut up! I'm talking about heckling, you idiot. If we wanted you to talk about heckling, we'd give you a crayon and a sheet of graph paper!") Anyway, as I was saying, every few months it...
  • PASSINGS: Daniel J. Edelman

    Daniel J. Edelman, 92, who built one of the world's top public relations companies and pioneered celebrity endorsements and media tours, died of heart failure Tuesday at a Chicago hospital, said his son, Richard Edelman. Edelman is credited with...
  • Seth MacFarlane trying not to worry about “ruthless bit of scrutiny” that comes with Oscars gig

     
    Although my body was remaining somewhat on Central Time, getting up at 4am in Los Angeles yesterday was still a pretty unnatural sensation for me. It felt somewhat surreal as myself and a colleague, and a handful of other TCA critics, left our Pasadena...
  • Oscars: Music, Seth MacFarlane lift show up where it belongs

     
    The 85th annual Oscars clocked in at 3 hours 35 minutes. They could have been a slog, except that Oscar producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan are showmen who love the movies. That affection transformed this music-themed telecast into the most...
  • Sutphen and Punkin were two of a kind; and my 16 "Punkinisms" to remember him by

     
    Stan Sutphen's passing on Saturday is another blow to local sports fans who remember a glorious era of high school basketball around here when we had larger-than-life-characters on the coaching sidelines -- people like Milo Sewards, Dick Schmidt, Dick...
  • Jay Leno officially leaving The Tonight Show; Jimmy Fallon named new host

     
    It's deja vu all over again as Jay Leno is out at NBC's The Tonight Show. Only this time, it sounds more permanent. Jay Leno announced today that he will wrap up what has been 22 years of headlining the legendary late-night franchise in Spring 2014....