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  • Politically Correct

     
    My column today is about mental health professionals and others who are offended by the marketing approach -- state hospital escapees torturing people -- of one of the local haunted houses. You can read it here. I ended up taking......
  • Orlando Rep's 'Jackie and Me' has lessons for today

     Orlando Rep's 'Jackie and Me' has lessons for today
    Batter up! Orlando Repertory Theatre brings its young audience to the ballpark of history as it opens "Jackie and Me" this week. The play addresses the contemporary issue of bullying by holding up baseball legend Jackie Robinson as an example of grace...
  • Thanksgiving 2013 TV programming

     
    Thanksgiving 2013 in the United States is as late as it can be this year — Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Leading up to that date, and over Thanksgiving 2013 weekend, as always, there will be plenty of TV programming related to the holiday (and even the...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Promised Land' on HBO

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 3 - 9, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   -------------------- SERIES Cupcake...
  • Julia Roberts, Cindy Crawford party for Malibu Boys & Girls Club

    Julia Roberts, Cindy Crawford party for Malibu Boys & Girls Club
    The event: “An Indian Summer Evening With Jakob Dylan and the Wallflowers,” benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Malibu Teen Center. The setting: Guests partied al fresco Saturday at the Malibu estate of “The Bachelor” creator...
  • Ravens' Flacco carries on the 'I'm going to Disney World' tradition

    Ravens' Flacco carries on the 'I'm going to Disney World' tradition
    Win the Super Bowl, and head to Disney. It's a tradition now since Phil Sims uttered the words, "I'm going to Disney World" after winning Super Bowl XXI with the New York Giants in 1987. Now, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco gets the free trip...
  • Illinois GOP official resigns after calling former Miss America 'street walker'

    Illinois GOP official resigns after calling former Miss America 'street walker'
    A Downstate Illinois GOP county chairman resigned Thursday after likening former Miss America Erika Harold, who's challenging a sitting Republican congressman in next year’s primary election, to a "street walker" whose "pimps" were Democrats and...
  • Gary Collins dies at 74; actor and TV host

    Gary Collins dies at 74; actor and TV host
    Gary Collins Host of 'Hour Magazine' TV show Gary Collins, 74, an actor who was the host of the syndicated TV show "Hour Magazine" and a former master of ceremonies for the Miss America Pageant, died early Saturday in Biloxi, Miss. Collins died of...
  • Our Own Miss USA Has Beauty, Smarts, Spirit

    There's no ingrained beauty-pageant culture in Connecticut the way there is in, say, Texas. The last Miss America to hail from here won 80 years ago, and no one from Connecticut has ever taken the Miss USA crown. Until now. Erin Brady of South...
  • Double mastectomy: A pre-emptive strike against breast cancer

    Double mastectomy: A pre-emptive strike against breast cancer
    At age 23, Lindsay Avner took charge of her genetic fate by electing to have her healthy breasts removed before cancer could strike first. Six years later, the North Side woman has zero regret, she said. "I feel so fortunate to have had this opportunity...
  • Miss New York Nina Davuluri named Miss America 2014

    Miss New York Nina Davuluri named Miss America 2014
    Miss New York Nina Davuluri was named Miss America 2014 in Atlantic City on Sunday night. Miss Florida Myrrhanda Jones, a University of Florida journalism senior and Gatorette impressed on pageant night performing her baton twirling while wearing a knee...
  • Miss Illinois title goes to Irish dancer from Elmhurst

    Miss Illinois title goes to Irish dancer from Elmhurst
    Brittany Smith, a medical assistant from west suburban Elmhurst whose specialty is Irish dancing, was named Miss Illinois Saturday night. Smith, who had earlier won the title of Miss Northern Suburbs to advance to the finals of the pageant, was...