| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Barely three months ago, Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo's Spanish-language radio career appeared to be derailed.
He had lost his popular "Piolín por la Mañana" morning program amid allegations of sexual and emotional harassment by a male co-worker. In the days...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:32 AM
Once upon a time, a young Mickey Rooney won the "Juvenile Academy Award" for playing Whiey Marsh in "Boys Town" opposite Spencer Tracy.
What does that mean today? It means Mickey Rooney is really old. Today he turns 93, and gives us the perfect excuse...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Many people in Los Angeles know that those bright yellow rectangular signs that pop up periodically in their neighborhoods mean a TV show or movie is being filmed nearby.
What they may not know is that the production information on those signs is...
| May 28, 2013
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
| Mar 15, 2012
Once voted one of the sexiest pigs on screen, Miss Piggy does not disappoint in her film "The Muppets," which is coming out on DVD on March 20th with all sorts of extras. She was featured in a fashion spread for InStyle. It also seems that her on again/...
| Mar 19, 2012
Sure, the publicist tells me that longtime Muppets writer Jim Lewis crafted the answers to questions I emailed to Kermit and Miss Piggy in advance of the March 20 Blu-ray/DVD release for "The Muppets." I choose to ignore that and believe that the beloved...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 5:53 AM
Save half-off a popcorn and soda combo at AMC Theatres with a coupon good beginning Friday.
The offer is good on two combos: A large popcorn and drink or a large popcorn and two drinks.
Click here for the deal. The offer expires on Aug. 16.
| May 18, 2012
| 9:57 AM
"How I Met Your Mother" co-star Jason Segel has been making big strides lately in his movie career, thanks to "The Muppets," "The Five-Year Engagement" and this lower-key comedy from filmmaking siblings Jay and Mark Duplass.
Segel has the title role of a...
| May 21, 2012
| 2:29 PM
1. They don't do it halfway
Halfway Park Days will be 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 26, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 27, Martin L. "Marty" Snook Memorial Park, 17901 Halfway Blvd., Halfway. About 100 arts and crafts vendors, plus rides for the...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 7:32 AM
The monthly "Movies at the Tower" that was scheduled for Friday night in downtown Roanoke has been canceled because of weather.
The movie "Footloose" was scheduled to air outside of the Wells Fargo Plaza.
The event will pick back up Aug. 10 when the...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Paul Williams: Still Alive
July 27, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
Most viewers will spend about 75 percent of Paul Williams: Still Alive hating Stephen Kessler. The film is a documentary about Williams, the...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 7:35 AM
A lot of terrible romantic comedies come along in a given year, and after five or six you begin to question your belief in anything — romance, comedy, movies, even terribleness itself. Before you know it you're trying to break the fever and hit...