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  • Commentary: GOP candidates playing their roles

    Laguna Beach has been, and continues to be, home to many Hollywood stars. These include Bette Davis, Robert Englund, Eve Plumb, Bette Midler and many other past and present celebrities. The line between Hollywood and politics often is blurred. This is...
  • John Hughes dies at 59; writer-director of '80s teen films

    John Hughes dies at 59; writer-director of '80s teen films
    John Hughes, the influential writer-director who captured the humor and angst of the teen experience, 1980s style, in hit movies such as "Sixteen Candles," "The Breakfast Club" and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," died Thursday. He was 59. Hughes, who...
  • Sheila Lukins dies at 66; co-author of 'The Silver Palate' cookbook

    Sheila Lukins dies at 66; co-author of 'The Silver Palate' cookbook
    Sheila Lukins, an influential cookbook author whose "The Silver Palate" demystified and helped popularize gourmet cooking in America's home kitchens, has died. She was 66. Lukins, who also operated a pioneering gourmet takeout shop, died Sunday at her...
  • IRAN: Rafsanjani so silent because he gets no respect, brother says [Updated]

     
    For months Iran watchers have wondered what was up with Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, the head of Iran's powerful Assembly of Experts and the Expediency Council, as well as a pillar of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Once considered the......
  • With 'Avatar,' 'District 9' and 'Trek,' Hollywood 2010 is a space odyssey

     
    "Avatar" has become the highest grossing movie of all time, surpassing the Oscar-winning film "Titanic." Will "Avatar" make a big mark on Oscar night too? We talked earlier to Rebecca Keegan, the author of "The Futurist: The Life and Films......
  • Video: Why Andrew Cuomo suddenly looks so good

     
    Musing about the sudden ascent of Andrew Cuomo, who a short time ago was in total flame-out mode against Carl McCall, and suddenly looks like the Democrats' political golden boy. First, Jeanine Pirro. Then, Caroline (Y'know) Kennedy and Kirsten (NRA)........
  • Pau Gasol: Still the Rodney Dangerfield of the NBA?

     
    Kobe Bryant fans will dig this offering from Shaun Powell at NBA.com, in part because it... a) praises 24, generally. b) questions LeBron's chances of winning a title with his supporting cast. c) contains this sterling quote from Association legend Rick...
  • Dear Mr.President - Marching Band- and Free Apple Pie!

    The project producer is Professor Geri Ulrey a professor in the film department of Cal State University Northridge (CSUN). Dear Mr. President, is a mobile video booth in the form of a miniature house that will visit the CSUN campus and select 'off campus'...
  • K.C. Johnson's Bulls mailbag

    K.C. Johnson's Bulls mailbag
    If the Bulls had extended their losing streak to six with a loss the lowly Clippers, I might've been out of answers. Thankfully, here's another batch. If the Bulls fail to turn their season around, who's a likely casualty at the end of the year, Paxson,...
  • The Gold Standard

    Johnny Carson hosted the Academy Awards five times starting in 1979. Here’s how he opened his first awards show: “Welcome to two hours of sparkling entertainment spread out over a four-hour show.” A lot has changed since Johnny did the Oscars. Back...
  • 'Don Quixote' at Orange County Performing Arts Center

    'Don Quixote' at Orange County Performing Arts Center
    You could say that among the surviving 19th century ballets, "Don Quixote" is the Rodney Dangerfield. It doesn't get much respect. It wears its lowbrow intentions a mite too proudly. It sprawls from the clownish antics of Sancho Panza stealing...
  • After Johnny Grant

    The last time I talked to Johnny Grant was just before Halloween. A couple of venerable actors had been perplexed that our friend Norman Corwin, the founding father of radio drama and subject of an Oscar-winning documentary, did not have a star on the...