| Dec 29, 2011
| 9:37 PM
The American Cinematheque is ringing in the New Year with some wild and crazy comedy classics...
| Jan 5, 2011
Burbank actors Daniel Roebuck and Jim Roope will have to age 20 years through the magic of makeup for their roles as 70-year-old former vaudevillian performers reuniting for one last TV appearance in Neil Simon's "The Sunshine Boys".
The show opens...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 9:55 AM
What? Another year has gone by already? Here are some theater reflections at the end of 2011.
•Best scene-stealer: Isn't "Chicago" the story of two women convicts? In Theatre Downtown's production last January, Joel Warren as lawyer Billy Flynn more...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:56 PM
I had a college professor who kept a sign on her office door with a concise slogan: "Men are from Earth. Women are from Earth. Get used to it."
As one who has always considered the genders more alike than different, I applaud that sentiment, and I'm...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 4:58 PM
A condominium in West Hollywood owned by comic actor Milton Berle and his wife, Lorna, has come on the market at $695,000.
The Shoreham Towers condo has views of downtown L.A., Santa Monica and the ocean. The one-bedroom, 11/2-bathroom unit features an...
| Apr 29, 2012
Actress Meg Ryan, known for her leading-lady roles in romantic films, has been having an on-again, off-again relationship with her Bel-Air home since she first listed it in 2008 for $19.5 million. Now it's on the market again, this time for $11.4 million....
| Aug 27, 2007
Mother to boy: "Johnny, you've been working in the garden a lot this summer."
Boy: "I know. My teacher told me to weed a lot."
That's one of the favorite knee-slappers of a new software program, or "bot," that recognizes jokes. Think of it as the Milton...
| May 9, 2008
Eddy Arnold, the most successful country hit maker of all time, who played a crucial role in transforming what had long been considered "hillbilly music" from a rural phenomenon into music with broad-based national appeal, died Thursday. He was 89, a week...
| Nov 19, 2008
Irving Brecher, a comedy writer whose career in radio, television and the movies included writing two Marx Brothers comedies, co-writing the Judy Garland musical "Meet Me in St. Louis" and creating the radio and TV series "The Life of Riley," has died. He...
| Oct 6, 2010
When Marlo Thomas was a teenager, she was always crazy about some boy.
"I couldn't wait to go out on dates," says the Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning Thomas, who came to fame in 1966 as the struggling actress Ann Marie in the ABC sitcom "That Girl."...
| Feb 4, 2008
REMEMBER when they used to gobble horse innards and other delicacies on "Fear Factor"?
Ah, 'twas prime time's golden age.
Blame it on the writers strike, but network TV is rushing to embrace cheap and sponsor-friendly unscripted programming that makes...
| Mar 9, 2009
RuPaul, the 6-foot-4 to 6-foot-7 (by his own varying accounts) African American drag queen who sashayed his way into mass consciousness in the 1990s with the club hit "Supermodel" and a VH1 talk show, is back on TV with “RuPaul’s Drag Race.&...