| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:25 PM
It's officially curtains for Reprise, the Los Angeles theater company founded in 1997 that has brought numerous musical revival productions to the Freud Stage at UCLA. The company, which has been on hiatus since early 2012, cited its inability to raise...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 8:56 AM
"Curb Your Enthusiasm" actor and comedian Jeff Garlin was arrested over the weekend in the alleged smashing of another motorist’s windows during a fight over a parking space, LAPD officials said.
The 51-year-old actor was booked on suspicion of...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:32 PM
TV Land's upcoming "Kirstie" is already a "Cheers" reunion of sorts, but that's not stopping the sitcom from reuniting Michael Richards and Jason Alexander from "Seinfeld."...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Fred Stoller is not a leading man, but if you watch TV, you've seen him. He has appeared on "Everybody Loves Raymond," "Friends," "Dharma & Greg," "Veronica Mars" and "Scrubs."
In his new Kindle Single, "My Seinfeld Year," Stoller writes about the...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:29 PM
In a classic "Seinfeld" episode, the ever-hapless George Costanza decides it's time to change his strategy. "Every decision that I've ever made in my entire life has been wrong. My life is the complete opposite of everything I've wanted to be."
| Jan 13, 2013
| 2:36 PM
"Side Effects May Include …," the new solo comedy from the "Seinfeld" writer Marc Jaffe and playwright Eric Coble, bills itself as a play about Parkinson's disease. By Act 2, it feels very much like a show about sex.
That's because an increased...
| Dec 19, 2012
Daily on my stroll to work I pass baguettes and brownies, red pepper and creme fraiche soup, Wiltshire-cured ham and Pret pickle sandwiches, all lovingly displayed on brightly lit shelves and begging to be enjoyed with a friend or two.
I can't propose...
| Dec 19, 2012
Frank Costanza was right after all. "Seinfeld" fans will recall the 1996 episode when the crusty Costanza, played by Jerry Stiller, pointed to the bird on his plate and asked, "What is this thing anyway?" Told it's a "Cornish game hen" by his son's snooty...
| May 5, 2013
| 10:50 AM
In Sunday's Calendar (and online here), I review "Flip: The Inside Story of TV's First Black Superstar," a worthwhile new biography of the late comedian by Kevin Cook ("The Last Headbangers," "Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on Everything"). The...
| Apr 20, 2013
We in the print media, temporarily under siege — will not be castigated in this article. Lets concentrate on the medium watched by most Americans: cable and network news.
Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press," Florida senator Marco Rubio was...
| Apr 28, 2013
When you're one of America's sweethearts, it's a bad idea to get arrested for disorderly conduct during your husband's drunk driving arrest and then play the "Do you know my name?" card. It's bad for the brand.
That's what happened when actress Reese...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The photograph is almost famous: a shot by Kevin Winter of actress Jennifer Lawrence that caught her just as she stumbled on her way to receive an Oscar this year.
The small drawings hanging beneath are less familiar: delicate images by P.E. Sharpe of a...