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  • PASSINGS: Pamela Blake, Ben Ali

    Pamela Blake Actress in action serials Pamela Blake, 94, a B-movie actress known for her roles in such late 1940s action serials as "Chick Carter, Detective" and "Ghost of Zorro," died of natural causes Tuesday at a Las Vegas care facility, her family...
  • Joseph M. Wilcots dies at 70; cinematographer on 'Roots' and its sequel

    Joseph M. Wilcots dies at 70; cinematographer on 'Roots' and its sequel
    Joseph M. Wilcots, a trailblazing African American cinematographer whose credits include the landmark 1970s TV miniseries "Roots" and “Roots: The Next Generations," has died. He was 70. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Wilcots obituary: The...
  • Bill Cosby cancels weekend appearances at Cerritos Center

    Bill Cosby cancels weekend appearances at Cerritos Center
  • Pee-wee Herman is back at the playhouse

    Pee-wee Herman is back at the playhouse
    For anyone old enough to have come into pop cultural consciousness in the mid-'80s, Pee-wee Herman casts a long shadow -- albeit, an almost transcendently nerdy shadow, one most often recalled dancing atop a bar to the Champs' jaunty instrumental...
  • Walk of Fame: Bill Cosby

    Walk of Fame: Bill Cosby
  • A monumental idea for Griffith Park

    A monumental idea for Griffith Park
    Asked an opinion of his native Los Angeles -- where he lived for four decades before fleeing up the coast 15 years ago -- Griffith Van Griffith's mind goes to gridlocked streets, overflowing high-rises and urban unrest. "I think about the millions of...
  • Race, post race

    Race, post race
    More than half a century ago, Langston Hughes captured the debilitating divide in the destinies of white and black children in his poem "Children's Rhymes": "By what sends / the white kids / I ain't sent: / I know I can't / be PresidentBy what sends / the...
  • Takes One to Know One

    Comedian David Steinberg continues in his role as “ear”—that is, a sounding board—to some of the funniest people working today. David Steinberg: Thank you for doing this. Jerry Seinfeld: This is one of my favorite things. The greatest thing about being a...
  • Jazz, Baby

    Jazz, Baby
    His magazine was approaching its fifth birthday, and Hugh Hefner wanted to celebrate in a big way. The founder of Playboy does not think small, so in August of 1959, he had George Wein—impresario of the Newport Jazz Festival—create a weekend of music....
  • Suze Rotolo's revealing look at young Bob Dylan

    Suze Rotolo's revealing look at young Bob Dylan
    NEW YORK -- It was one of the most iconic record album covers ever released, and Suze Rotolo was part of it: On a snowy day in 1963, she snuggled with Bob Dylan as the two walked down a Greenwich Village street. "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan" went on to...
  • Blaming rap for social ills defies history, logicPopular music doesn't create reality, it reflects it

    Hip-hop has taken its lumps, but like any great fighter, it takes its punishment and keeps stepping forward. The latest round brings Bill Cosby and Alvin Poussaint into the ring, brandishing their book, "Come On People: On the Path From Victims to...
  • Katherine Heigl Quits Emmy Race, Blames 'Grey's Anatomy' Writers

    It's very strange that Katherine Heigl's name is not on the TV academy's list of Emmy contenders after she won best supporting actress last year for "Grey's Anatomy." Over the past few months, as Emmy campaign season began, Katherine Heigl didn't...