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  • Writer's art doesn't reflect his life

    If there’s one thing La CaƱada Flintridge screenwriter and public schools booster Craig Mazin would like fellow Palm Crest Elementary School parents to know, it’s that for him life definitely doesn’t imitate art. That’s because...
  • Super snooze: Skip Super Bowl Sunday

    The viewing audience for Super Bowl XLV is expected to be around 100 million people. You, however, do not have to be part of the crowd. Think back. How many times has the game been compelling? And we mean truly compelling, not just some hyped-up media...
  • 'Scorecasting' by Moskowitz and Wertheim

    'Scorecasting' by Moskowitz and Wertheim
    Sports holds many truths to be self-evident: Defense wins championships. It's smart strategy to bench a player who is in foul trouble. Teams perform better at home than on the road. When a basketball player gets a hot hand, it's best to feed that shooter....
  • Canadian Actor Leslie Nielsen Dead at Age 84

    Canadian Actor Leslie Nielsen Dead at Age 84
    Leslie Nielsen had the somber demeanor and stone-serious face that were just right for dramatic roles. They proved even better for comedy. "Surely you can't be serious," an airline passenger says to Nielsen in "Airplane!" the 1980 hit that turned the...
  • Leslie Nielsen of 'Naked Gun' Fame Dies at 84

    Leslie Nielsen of 'Naked Gun' Fame Dies at 84
    FT. LAUDERDALE ( KTLA) -- Legendary comedic actor Leslie Nielsen died Sunday in a hospital of pneumonia, according to several published reports, his agent and a family member. He was 84. Nielsen was best known for his roles in "Airplane" and the "Naked...
  • Leslie Nielsen of 'The Naked Gun' Fame Dies At Age 84

    Leslie Nielsen of 'The Naked Gun' Fame Dies At Age 84
    Leslie Nielsen, who went from drama to inspired bumbling as a hapless doctor in "Airplane!" and the accident-prone detective Frank Drebin in "The Naked Gun" comedies, has died. He was 84. His agent John S. Kelly says Nielsen died Sunday at a hospital...
  • BLOG: Leslie Nielsen died in a hospital. A hospital? What is it? It's a big building with patients, but that's not important right now.

    BLOG: Leslie Nielsen died in a hospital. A hospital? What is it? It's a big building with patients, but that's not important right now.
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  • 60 Years Of Memories For The Travelers Championship

    60 Years Of Memories For The Travelers Championship
    CROMWELL — The first PGA Tour stop in Connecticut was 60 years ago with the Insurance City Open at Wethersfield Country Club. Now called the Travelers Championship, it has gone through some name and sponsor changes through the years. But for...
  • Peter Graves succeeds in an impossible mission

    Peter Graves succeeds in an impossible mission
    When Peter Graves was honored last month at the Ojai Film Festival with a lifetime achievement award, the 83-year-old actor was hoping they would screen Billy Wilder's 1953 classic "Stalag 17" in which he played a Nazi spy placed among American POWs in...
  • Peter Graves dies at 83; star of TV's 'Mission: Impossible'

    Peter Graves dies at 83; star of TV's 'Mission: Impossible'
    Peter Graves, the rugged actor who starred in the hit TV series "Mission: Impossible" and whose career took a comic turn in the disaster spoof "Airplane!" has died. He was 83. Graves was found dead Sunday afternoon in front of his Pacific Palisades...
  • 'The Lost Collection: The Best Movies You Totally Forgot About'

    The '80s in Hollywood might officially be remembered as the age of Steven Spielberg and John Hughes, but there are plenty of people out there who'll say that their fondest movie memories involve lounging in their den with friends and relations, watching...