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  • Arts on TV: Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Doctor Who; Sonny Rollins

     
    Arts TV programming this week...
  • Obama salutes black caucus as the 'conscience' of the U.S. Congress

     
    Full text. Democrat says blacks are particularly hit hard by the ongoing recession....
  • ESPN’s Rick Reilly uses Kareem to dis Dwight Howard

     
    Rick Reilly petty much retweeted what our favorite Ossie Davis lookalike said in an column he wrote for ESPN.com on Kobe Bryant's favorite all-time Lakers player. While listing the potential candidates, Reilly took a dig at Dwight Howard using Kareem...
  • From the Vaults: 'The Brides of Dracula' (1960)

     
    We continue last week's gore theme with, at last, a Hammer Films selection! Hammer is, of course, the British production company known for its high-gothic horror films, made between the 1950s and 1970s, and often involving elaborate costumes, lots of...
  • Primary over, Democrats move to oust lawmaker charged with bribery

    Primary over, Democrats move to oust lawmaker charged with bribery
    Gov. Pat Quinn and other leading Democrats called today for the resignation of a state lawmaker from Chicago who won a House primary one week after being arrested on federal bribery charges. The growing pressure on state Rep. Derrick Smith contrasts with...
  • SAG Awards to hail Betty White

     
    When the Screen Actors Guild Awards are bestowed Jan. 23, telecast on TNT and TBS, they'll bestow a life achievement award on Betty White. Read more at the SAG website. Previous recipients of the honor include: 2008: James Earl Jones 2007: Charles Durning...
  • Oscar knocks when least expected

    Oscar knocks when least expected
    Ruby Dee and Hal Holbrook have rarely crossed paths in their acting careers, but they have much in common. Both were born in Cleveland a few months apart in the 1920s. Both developed an early passion for literature. Both shaped early professional lives...
  • A one-man show -- with a cast of dozens

    A one-man show -- with a cast of dozens
    IN two recent one-woman shows at Westwood's Geffen Playhouse, Carrie Fisher and Joan Rivers seized the opportunity to turn the stage into a therapist's couch, spilling both the secret and not-so-secret details of their lives, loves, addictions and...
  • 'No Country' tops SAGs

    'No Country' tops SAGs
    "No Country for Old Men" won top honors at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday night, taking home a statuette for best ensemble in a motion picture. Earlier in the evening, Javier Bardem won best supporting actor for his role in the gritty western...
  • Sunny SAG stars cut through strike clouds

    Sunny SAG stars cut through strike clouds
    It's been raining hard in Hollywood, but it was as if the storm clouds lifted and the sun started shining just in the nick of time at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday. It seemed the clearing of the skies and the parade of bejeweled and designer-...
  • An Indiana home for all things Abe

    Now that I've bought new china for the White House, the computer asks if I'd like new linens to complement the service.Well, of course I would, and I touch the screen "Yes." Fine, and how about some new stemware, the computer asks. Of course. I touch...