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  • The Biblioracle: Lessons behind the laughter

    The Biblioracle: Lessons behind the laughter
    These are my Top 5 Most Difficult Jobs: 5. Middle-school teacher; 4. Rahm Emanuel's relaxation consultant; 3. President of the United States; 2. Donald Trump's barber; 1. Comedian. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal,...
  • Grammys 2014: Steve Martin busts out his banjo

    Grammys 2014: Steve Martin busts out his banjo
    By Steve Martin's estimation, it's been "a hundred years" since he last attended the televised Grammy Awards, set to air Sunday night on CBS. But the actor (and longtime banjo player) has shown up more recently for the daytime ceremony in which Grammys...
  • Oscars 2014: With 'Her,' Spike Jonze gets into relationships

    Oscars 2014: With 'Her,' Spike Jonze gets into relationships
    Spike Jonze's idiosyncratic risk-taking has been rewarded with broad acclaim throughout his career, including two Directors Guild of America nods and four Oscar nominations (three this year alone for "Her"). Still, he's not immune to doubt. "To be...
  • Grammys 2014: The complete list of nominees and winners

    Grammys 2014: The complete list of nominees and winners
    Daft Punk took the top honors at the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday when they took the awards for record of the year for "Get Lucky," with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, and album of the year for "Random Access Memories." They also nabbed the awards...
  • Review: 'A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!' fun yet scattershot

    Review: 'A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!' fun yet scattershot
    As irresponsible as it may be to encourage drinking at this time of year, you are more likely to enjoy “A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!” at the Kirk Douglas Theatre if you toss back a few Tiny Tim-tinis or Scroogedrivers at the lobby...
  • Tina Fey and Amy Poehler give the Golden Globes credibility

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler give the Golden Globes credibility
    NBC's announcement Tuesday that Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the next two Golden Globe telecasts doesn't just promise happy viewers and high ratings, it marks the end of a local rags-to-riches story: the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn., like the...
  • Talking with Larry The Cable Guy: Comic wants to 'Git-R-Done' at Sands Bethlehem Event Center

     
    Comedian/actor Dan Whitney, who has made a career of playing a comical, blue-collar red-neck named Larry The Cable Guy, says his role in Tyler Perry’s new movie “A Medea Christmas,” which ranked third last week with $16 million in...
  • Hollywood 'Devastated': Industry Reacts to Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death

    Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York apartment Sunday morning, according to the New York Police Department. The 46-year-old Hoffman, an Oscar winning actor, is survived by three children. Hollywood has been rocked by the news of his...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead at age 46: police

    Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead at age 46: police
    NEW YORK -- Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of the leading actors of his generation and winner of an Academy Award for his title role in the film "Capote," was found dead in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday in what a New York police source described as an...
  • National Society of Film Critics Offers a More Civil Awards-Season Alternative

    No one came to blows, suffered a heart attack or stormed out of the room: In other words, it was an unusually mellow year at the National Society of Film Critics' annual voting meeting, where the Coen brothers' "Inside Llewyn Davis" rebounded from its WGA...
  • Steve Martin wittily pitches in for PBS

    Steve Martin wittily pitches in for PBS
    Pledge-break messages tend to be something that public television and radio audiences tolerate rather than welcome, but Steve Martin is riding to the rescue with a witty clip he shot for PBS stations to air during fundraising campaigns starting next...
  • Broad announces Murakami, Martin for Un-Private Collection series

    Broad announces Murakami, Martin for Un-Private Collection series
    The opening of the Broad museum in downtown Los Angeles may have been pushed back to 2015, but its art-focused lecture series, “The Un-Private Collection,” is proceeding full steam ahead. The series, which pairs contemporary artists from the...