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  • 'Eastbound and Down' recap: Don Johnson is yo' Daddy

     
    In 1862, Ivan Turgenev's "Fathers and Sons" was published. It did not win an award for the "feel good" book of the year. It was, as you might expect, not about mothers and daughters, but about fathers and sons. It's......
  • White heat: Six degrees of John Cale

     
    John Cale is the Forrest Gump of rock, linking a disparate group of tastemakers and cultural figures throughout the four-plus decades of his career. Cale will perform his 1973 album "Paris 1919" tonight at UCLA's Royce Hall, followed by a......
  • Quiz: Which two actors won Oscars for playing the same role?

     
    If Jeff Bridges wins an Academy Award for portraying Rooster Cogburn in "True Grit" 41 years after John Wayne, they will not be the first actors to triumph for the same role. Who did so earlier? Hint, they prevailed in 1972 and 1974 for portraying the...
  • Stephen Sondheim's 80th is the birthday party that just won't end

     
    "Sondheim 80: Celebrating the 80th Birthday of Stephen Sondheim" is 7 p.m. Saturday at the Ravinia Festival, Lake Cook and Green Bay Roads, Highland Park; Tickets: $25 (lawn); $80-$125 at 847-266-5100 or www.ravinia.org. With Patti LuPone, left, Audra...
  • Stephen Sondheim's 'Send in the Clowns' -- a YouTube survey

     
    Stephen Sondheim's "A Little Night Music" is one of the composer's most beloved musicals, and it contains what is perhaps the most famous song he has ever written -- "Send in the Clowns." A melancholy aria about longing and middle-age......
  • Inside track: Emmy acting races for comedy series

     
    In an earlier post, I shared the breakdown of the acting races for best drama series (complete with titles of episodes being viewed by Emmy judges) that appeared in the recent print edition of The Envelope in the Los Angeles Times. Here's the equivalent...
  • Emmy prediction smackdown: Experts forecast who'll win

     
    Here's a roundup of Emmy Award predictions from the best pundits on the planet: Mike Ausiello (Entertainment Weekly), Kristin dos Santos (E! Online), Maggie Furlong (AOL TV Squad), Joseph Kapsch (Zap2It), Steve Pond (The Odds, The Wrap), Matt Roush (TV...
  • 'Temple Grandin' big winner for HBO at Emmy Awards

     
    "Temple Grandin" was favored by our pundits to win best TV movie at the Emmys. After all, it was tied for the most nominations for a telefilm (15), and HBO has won this race for 15 of the last 17 years, including the most recent six in a row. Likewise for...
  • Simon Cowell, 'Harry Potter' stars among BAFTA TV winners

     
    Simon Cowell was a double winner at the TV BAFTAs Sunday. Cowell — who worked on "Pop Idol" in Britain before "American Idol" made him a household name stateside — received a special award recognizing his outstanding contribution to British TV and his...
  • Gray and gorgeous? Silver and foxy? What’s your take on the latest hair trend?

     
      Cougar, schmoogar!  “Silver fox” is the new happening handle. (And not just because I recently took the plunge, chopped off all my dyed-auburn locks, and let the gray  grow in!) I mean, when fashionistas  like&...
  • 'Glee' and 'Modern Family' lead Gold Derby TV Award nominations

     
    Over the past few weeks, our forums posters have been nominating their favorite TV shows and programs from the 2009-10 season for the Gold Derby TV Awards. Voters have until Aug. 6 to vote for the final winner in each category. Two freshman shows lead the...
  • Boomer's updated Emmy predix: 'Modern Family,' Jim Parsons will win

     
    Our forums moderator and resident Emmy expert Chris "Boomer" Beachum just updated his predictions. He not only forecasts who will be nominated next Thursday, but also who will win on Aug. 29. COMEDY SERIES: 1. "Modern Family" (early projected winner) 2....