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  • W.I.B. Crealock dies at 89; yacht designer and author

    W.I.B. Crealock dies at 89; yacht designer and author
    W.I.B. Crealock, a yacht designer, sailor and sailing author, died Sept. 26 at his home in Carlsbad after breaking his hip in a fall. He was 89. Crealock was part of the "golden age" of fiberglass design in the 1960s, when the use of fiberglass made...
  • Marc Christian MacGinnis dies at 56; Rock Hudson's ex-lover

    Marc Christian MacGinnis dies at 56; Rock Hudson's ex-lover
    Marc Christian MacGinnis, who won a multimillion-dollar settlement in 1991 from the estate of his ex-lover, actor Rock Hudson, after convincing a jury Hudson had knowingly exposed him to AIDS, has died. He was 56. Known as Marc Christian, he died of...
  • Hollywood's gay forays

    Hollywood's gay forays
    Much already has been said, written and blogged about the merits of Sean Penn's performance as Harvey Milk. About his uncanny channeling of Milk's nasally eloquence, his skill in replicating Milk's puckish intelligence and his striking physical...
  • Kobal Foundation celebrity photos capture eternal glamour

    Kobal Foundation celebrity photos capture eternal glamour
    FROM THE time he was a schoolboy, John Kobal was in love with Hollywood. He longed to become a part of it, and eventually he did -- by befriending faded movie stars and forgotten photographers, enchanting them with his sincerity and his hungry memory, and...
  • Dr. Joel D. Weisman dies at 66; among the first doctors to detect AIDS

    Dr. Joel D. Weisman dies at 66; among the first doctors to detect AIDS
    Dr. Joel D. Weisman, who was one of the first physicians to detect the AIDS epidemic and who became a national advocate for AIDS research, treatment and prevention, died Saturday at his Westwood home. He was 66. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: An...
  • Mamma mia! Movie lovers can fill MP3s with the hits

    Blockbuster season may be winding down, but the soundtrack for one of this summer's movies has scaled the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart as it ends. The never-going-to-let-you-go " Mamma Mia!" is the first soundtrack to claim the top spot since...
  • Interviews with Fringe's most anticipated artists

    It's the 17th annual Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival (phew!), the 12-day celebration of everything onstage — plays, musicals, dance, comedy, music, performance art and just about anything else that moves. We talked to some of the...
  • Army Archerd: Hollywood's last inside man

     
    For someone like me who makes a living writing about Hollywood, getting a friendly phone call from Army Archerd was the equivalent of a young actor getting a "way to go" pat on the back from Jack Nicholson. Army, who......
  • Writers Guild Strikes Over TV Residuals

     
    So here???s how Times cartoonist Bruce Russell shows that an eagle represents Mexico. He gives it a cute little sombrero. The Writers Guild goes on strike over residuals on TV broadcasts of films released after 1948. The Knights of Columbus celebrate...
  • Only one of Oscars' top winners added to National Film Registry

     
    Every year since 1989, the National Film Registry -- a branch of the Library of Congress -- has chosen 25 movies to preserve for posterity. This year, as usual, most of its choices aren't the ones deemed the best of their day by Hollywood -- that is,...
  • Matt Weinstock, March 16, 1960

     
    Mileage Test I've had misgivings about freeways for a long time. But not the way you might think. I've merely been suspicious of the comparative mileage. This is to report that I have confirmed my suspicion. I checked my speedometer in driving on...
  • Is gay bar historic landmark? Laguna Beach debates future of Boom Boom Room

     
    Some residents in Laguna Beach are pushing for historic status for a building that for decades housed an iconic gay bar that they consider central to the city's history. The Boom Boom Room, they argue, is an important element of......