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  • ‘Don't Stop or We'll Die' at Steve Allen

     
    Comedians and rock stars are similar enough: both take the spotlight in front of an audience, lips pressed to a microphone, telling tales of failed romances. Rockstars just have tighter pants. Blurring the line ever more is “Don't Stop or We'll Die&#...
  • Theater review: 'Mary Lynn Spreads Her Legs' at the Steve Allen Theater

     
    Best known for playing eccentric computer genius Chloe O’Brian on the long-running suspense series “24,” Mary Lynn Rajskub started off her career doing one-woman shows before segueing into television sketch comedy, and beyond. Rajskub returns to her...
  • Chessman Execution Today!

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo From left, UC history professor Richard Drinnon; actors Marlon Brando, Steve Allen and Shirley MacLaine; and UC professor Eugene Burdick enter the governor's mansion in Sacramento to urge Gov. Pat Brown to spare the life of...
  • Other big TV names have kind words for Steve Allen

    " Steve Allen's death saddens me greatly. All of us who have hosted the 'Tonight Show' format owe a debt of gratitude to Steve Allen. He was a most creative innovator and brilliant entertainer." Johnny Carson, like Allen a former host of 'The Tonight...
  • Up All Night: Playboy Club 50th Anniversary

    Up All Night: Playboy Club 50th Anniversary
    Playboy is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Playboy Club this weekend, and are hosting parties across the Nation in honor of the big day. Dallas' retro-night club, Ghostbar, is going to be the host for this milestone, and kicks off Friday, June...
  • Versatile director leads the way

    They say if you want a job done right, give it to a busy person. Well, Tim Nelson's one of the busiest, and he's been getting it done right for the past 30 years. At the moment, Nelson — whose many titles include director and musical director of...
  • Mesa Musings: A brush with the King of Cool — his house, that is

    Sean, Fred and I were 18. The three of us were dedicated theater students at Orange Coast College, a small junior college in Orange County. The campus was in Costa Mesa, an insignificant little burg that almost no one had heard of beyond a 10-mile...
  • UPDATED: Brush fire contained in Patrick County, residents allowed back home

    UPDATED: Brush fire contained in Patrick County, residents allowed back home
    The brush fire in Patrick County has been contained, and residents of the 14 homes that were evacuated have been allowed back home. The fire in Patrick County burned 125 acres. Crews are monitoring the fire to make sure it doesn't start back up. ------...
  • Jerry Leiber and Nick Ashford: Their greatest hits

    The songwriting world lost two titans Monday when Nick Ashford and Jerry Leiber died within hours of each other. Ashford, 70, cowrote a string of hits with his wife, Valerie Simpson, that helped define soul, R&B and funk in the ‘60s, ‘70s and...
  • 11/8/2011-Andy Rooney

    11/8/2011-Andy Rooney
    Andy Rooney is my TV roll model, and he will be for the rest of my life. He joins the list of my other late, great roll models: Dr. Seuss, Sparky Schulz, Bill Mauldin, Doug Marlette, Jeff MacNelly, Tibor Gergely, H.A. Rey, Norman Rockwell, John Steinbeck,...
  • Warner Christian RB Marcus Dixon still has no offers, and no plans to transfer

    Warner Christian RB Marcus Dixon still has no offers, and no plans to transfer
    Marcus Dixon has put up some impressive numbers at South Daytona Warner Christian. Last year was the first season he wasn't running sidecar with former Warner standout Breon Allen, and Dixon took advantage. The Warner running back, who is ranked 63rd...
  • Miriam Makeba dies at 76; South African singer spent 31 years in exile

    Miriam Makeba dies at 76; South African singer spent 31 years in exile
    Miriam Makeba, the South African singer who for more than half a century brought the intricate rhythms of her native land to millions of listeners around the world and whose role as a spokeswoman against apartheid subjected her to 31 years of exile,...