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Philip Seymour Hoffman

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  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: '42' on HBO

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: '42' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 9 - 15, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   See latest XXII Winter Olympics TV schedule here.   --------------------...
  • Bill Whitaker Joins CBS' '60 Minutes' As Correspondent

    Bill Whitaker, a CBS News veteran who has reported from Tokyo, Los Angeles and South Africa, among other locales, has been named a correspondent on the network's Sunday newsmagazine, "60 Minutes." "Bill Whitaker is one of the great veterans of CBS News....
  • Channing Tatum calls himself 'fappy': That's for 'fat and happy'

    Channing Tatum calls himself 'fappy': That's for 'fat and happy'
    From the moment Channing Tatum gyrated and swayed his way to see Ellen DeGeneres on her talk show earlier this week, the women in the crowd couldn’t contain themselves. They shrieked and bolted out of their seats at the sight of People’s...
  • Chris Kattan of 'SNL' fame arrested on suspicion of DUI on the 101

    Chris Kattan of 'SNL' fame arrested on suspicion of DUI on the 101
    Comedic actor Chris Kattan was arrested in the early morning hours Monday on suspicion of DUI after allegedly hitting a Caltrans truck on the 101 Freeway in Encino, L.A. Now reports. The "Saturday Night Live" and "A Night at the Roxbury" alum, 43, drove...
  • FBI, Italian police busts target drug-running mafia alliance

    FBI, Italian police busts target drug-running mafia alliance
    ROME -- The FBI and Italian police broke up a global heroin and cocaine trafficking ring Tuesday after stumbling on a fledgling alliance between a Calabrian mafia and associates of New York’s notorious Gambino crime family. Twenty-four arrests were...
  • Could report on Philip Seymour Hoffman diaries prompt a backlash?

    Philip Seymour Hoffman's death from an apparent heroin overdose on Feb. 2 has prompted a wave of news reports, think pieces and remembrances. But NBC News seems to be pushing things further. The network has published a story about the contents of the...
  • Drug czar R. Gil Kerlikowske calls for more access to heroin antidote

    Drug czar R. Gil Kerlikowske calls for more access to heroin antidote
    WASHINGTON — White House drug czar R. Gil Kerlikowske on Tuesday called for making naloxone, a drug that has been highly effective at reversing heroin overdoses, more widely available to emergency-care providers and other first responders....
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman: Acting cost him

    Philip Seymour Hoffman: Acting cost him
    I saw Philip Seymour Hoffman play Willy Loman on Broadway, and what I remember most is sheer exhaustion at the play's end.  A great and committed actor, he made you feel like you had lived "Death of a Salesman" with him. At the curtain call in 2012,...
  • Italian-U.S. Mafia drug trafficking ring busted, FBI and police say

    ROME — The FBI and Italian police said they had broken up a global heroin and cocaine trafficking ring Tuesday after stumbling upon a fledgling alliance between a Calabrian Mafia group and associates of New York's notorious Gambino crime family....
  • Local Voices North: Feb. 20 edition

    Local Voices North: Feb. 20 edition
    Letters to the editor from Schaumburg, Morton Grove, Park Ridge and Niles. Voter apathy The primary election season is upon us. Many citizens gripe about their disgust of government and of those who hold public office. Conversations then drift...
  • Longitude Looking for Laughs with Live Production Arm (EXCLUSIVE)

    Steve Longi's Longitude Entertainment is launching a live production division to produce comedy features and specials -- starting with performances by stand-up comedian Willie Barcena. The comedy concert film will be shot Feb. 14 and 15 at the The El...
  • Gangster Drama 'Peaky Blinders' Recruits Tom Hardy

    LONDON -- Tom Hardy ("Inception," "The Dark Knight Rises") will join the cast of the BBC's period gangster drama "Peaky Blinders," which is produced by Caryn Mandabach ("Nurse Jackie") and Tiger Aspect Prod. Hardy will feature as a charismatic leader who...