| Sep 20, 2012
The mother of all TV sitcoms, "I Love Lucy" went on the air back in 1951 has pretty much never been off ever since.
Wednesday night in Chicago, a new show opened that attempts to recreate what it might have been like to be in the audience at a filming of...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:27 AM
For a confederation of supposed liberals, public radio can be awfully conservative.
Ask someone to name a public radio show, any public radio show, and the chances are the answer will have been around during the Reagan administration: "A Prairie Home...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 7:26 AM
It's time, dear reader, to raise a glass to Mick Napier, improv queen Susan Messing, wild Joe Bill, hard-toiling Jennifer Estlin, restless Mark Sutton and the Annoyance Theatre, which have, improbably, survived together for 25 years.
On Aug. 18, the...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 7:21 AM
The comedy "Better Than Damn Good" has been gestating for some time.
"I actually wrote the play several years ago," says director-turned-playwright Stuart Meltzer from his home in Davie. "It was six years ago, I think. I was going through the beginning...
| Feb 9, 2013
I was 45 minutes late to our first date at Osteria Mozza when the Cute Gardener took one look at me over the rim of his glasses, pushed a menu toward me and asked if I would mind if we just ordered a bunch of plates to share. Flustered from my driving...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 10:20 AM
A woman who reportedly crawled through the doggie door of a Burbank home on Tuesday stole jewelry and “I Love Lucy” collectibles, police said, making it the third home burglary in the city within the span of a week.
Sometime between 7:30 a....
| Jan 13, 2013
| 5:16 PM
It's a Wednesday night, baby, and the "Girls" are alive, just barely. In what can only be described as an "I Love Lucy"-esque adventure on cocaine, Elijah guides Hannah into a royal mess of an evening for her first time trying coke, and Marnie reunites...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:02 AM
It's that time in our program to stop and remember the folks we lost this year.
•Actors: Peggy Ahern, 95, and Jack Hanlon, 96 ("Our Gang" kids); Dimitra Arliss ("The Sting"), 79; R.G. Armstrong, 95; Luke Askew, 80; Zina Bethune, 66; Turhan Bey, 90;...
| Dec 2, 2012
Dann Cahn obituary: A photo caption with the obituary of film editor Dann Cahn in the Nov. 25 California section described Cahn as the last of the "I Love Lucy" show's creative team. As the obituary noted, Cahn was the last surviving member of the show'...
| Dec 9, 2010
Seitan Wellington, it's what's for dinner this holiday season. At least it is if you're vegan, interested in becoming vegan, trying to balance your meat-heavy diet or just hanging around in the Spork Foods kitchen. Founded four years ago by sisters...
| Apr 22, 2011
Madelyn Pugh Davis, who with her writing partner Bob Carroll Jr. made television history in the 1950s writing Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz's landmark situation comedy "I Love Lucy," has died. She was 90.
Davis, a pioneering female radio and TV comedy...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The legendary comedian proved time and time again that there is finesse to interacting with a crowd....