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The "Unhappy Halloween, Hon" (Nov. 3) commentary by Michael Cross-Barnet was a scream. Like a Holy Roman emperor or a demented totalitarian dictator, it dictated what was appropriate free speech for all times and all places. It also chastised the owner of...
Tags: Al Jolson, Halloween, Labor Legislation, Holidays, Immigration
"He's not so good in a crowd, but when you get him alone, you'd be surprised" -- Irving Berlin, "You'd Be Surprised" Nucky Thompson's new de facto mantra, "you can't be half a gangster," seems to be applying more and more to "Boardwalk Empire" as a show....
"Every day in every way I am getting better and better." - Nelson Van Alden What's that, "Boardwalk Empire" without its tragic hero, Jimmy Darmody? What's next, an aviatrix (or "lady flyer" if you prefer) navigating across the continent? As the third...
Tags: Al Capone, Judaism, Wayne Brady, Rosh Hashanah, Organized Crime
Over the years, many noted actors, such as Mildred Natwick, Edward Everett Horton, Mildred Dunnock, Charley Chase, Francis X. Bushman, Anita Gillette and Josh Charles, have hailed from Baltimore, and their paths to stardom often began by treading the...
H'w'd biz climate is strictly nonpartisan: The onset of the presidential nominating conventions reminds us that Hollywood's political face is as hard to read as ever.VarietyThe onset of the presidential nominating conventions reminds us that Hollywood's political face is as hard to read as ever. To Republicans, show business is a liberal bastion, but today, as in the past, the true "owners" are solidly conservative. I...
VarietyTony Martin, the romantic singer who appeared in movie musicals from the 1930s to the 1950s and sustained a career in records, television and nightclubs from the Depression era into the 21st century, died of natural causes Friday evening at his West Los...
Al Gordon, an Emmy Award-winning comedy writer who spent much of his more than 40-year career writing for Jack Benny's penny-pinching, vain and perennially 39-year-old persona, has died. He was 89. Gordon died Wednesday of age-related causes at Cedars-...
Culture MonsterPhilip Brandes reviews Cheri Steinkellner's new Tin Pan Alley-themed jukebox musical, "Hello! My Baby" at the Rubicon Theatre....
Si los "indignados" espaņoles y otros movimientos impugnadores en Europa fueron un cuestionamiento de la legitimidad de los gobiernos europeos, el surgimiento del movimiento de "Ocupar Wall Street" en Nueva York y su creciente eco en otras ciudades...
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David Brown, the former 20th Century Fox executive who partnered with Richard Zanuck in the early 1970s and produced the blockbuster hit "Jaws," as well as "The Verdict" and "Cocoon" before launching a solo career as a film and theatrical producer, has...
Tags: Butch Cassidy, Recording Studios, Journalism, Sting, Death
Aaron Ruben, a comedy writer, producer and director whose five-decade career included producing "The Andy Griffith Show" for the first five seasons and creating the spinoff series "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.," has died. He was 95. Ruben, who devoted much of...
Tags: Andy Griffith, Danny Thomas, Death, Jim Nabors, Comedy (genre)
Airs on DC50, Sunday, February 19 @ 3PM Seventy-one years ago it was no surprise when the 1939 classic "Gone with the Wind" won the Best Picture Oscar, and Vivien Leigh took home Best Actress honors as Scarlett O’Hara. Probably the most...
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