| Feb 29, 2012
| 12:33 PM
When he was 4, Jonathan Kite, who plays lewd short-order cook Oleg on CBS' "2 Broke Girls," did his first impression.
His dad was a movie buff, so Kite impersonated Peter Lorre. By the time Kite was 8, he had expanded his repertoire. His mom would take...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 8:43 PM
Sixty-three years ago, Donald McKayle had no idea that he would wind up in dance.
All that the kid from East Harlem needed was a spark to ignite a passion in him, which would enable McKayle to establish an ongoing legacy for years to come.
| Mar 12, 2012
To play a police captain in the big-screen update of the ’80s TV series “21 Jump Street,” Ice Cube did not consider remaking NWA’s “[Bleep] Tha Police” into “Love Tha Police.”
He does bite ferociously into...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 9:28 PM
The Orange County Fair Board last week approved the first of a four-phase, $18.5-million remodeling project at the Pacific Amphitheatre.
Phase 1, which will cost $4.5 million, is set to begin in August 2012 and run through July 2013.
Work will be funded...
| Sep 28, 2011
Q. I've been in my career for a long time, and I am surprised I am not further up the corporate food chain. I'm friendly and adaptive, and I get along with everyone. For all my popularity, I still can't seem to achieve the respect and influence I deserve....
| May 28, 2012
| 8:03 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
Black and Blue: The Redd Foxx Story
Black and Blue: The Redd Foxx Story tells the remarkable story of Foxx, a veteran comedian and "overnight sensation" at the age of forty-nine whose early life was...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 4:05 PM
The Trayvon Martin shooting will not go to a Florida grand jury this week after all. Special prosecutor Angela Corey says people should not see this as meaning she will not file charges against neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman who claims he...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 3:30 PM
The ghost of Marie Leveau was not the only scary thing hanging over the streets of New Orleans on Halloween as voodoo spells had to compete with gunsmoke and 2 fresh tenants for Leveau’s cemetery. This prompted the Times Picayune to issue its 1,...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:35 AM
EL PASO, Texas -- Sherman Hemsley, who played the brash George Jefferson on "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons," died Tuesday at 74, his booking agent said.
Hemsley played Jefferson, a wisecracking owner of a dry cleaning business, on "All In the...
| Apr 19, 2012
One of "Chicago's Very Own" is being honored tomorrow night for his role as a Chicago television pioneer. Marshall Brodien, Bozo's wacky wizard Wizzo, is being inducted into the National Television Academy's Silver Circle. And as WGN's Dean Richards...
| May 2, 2012
| 11:44 PM
"Never has a player so good been seen by so few people. As Bob (Costas) said that I was one of the few lucky ones. I saw him play in high school and I covered him his entire ABA career. He was a combination of Jerry West, Oscar Robertson, Sam Jones, and...
| Dec 9, 2009
Commercials that feature Tiger Woods have disappeared from television since his SUV accident Nov. 27 unleashed a flood of reports about his possible marital infidelities, Bloomberg reported in a story published Tuesday.
The last time a Woods ad aired...