| Jan 13, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Scottie Pippen and Larsa Pippen were overshadowed Tuesday at their own party by another celebrity, but the NBA Hall of Famer and his wife shouldn't feel too bad. The star who stole the spotlight at the Chicago Bulls Charities and Bright Pink benefit in...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 3:21 PM
LeVar Burton speaks with the clarity and conviction of a man with an audience. His indignations are righteous. “I'm pissed at the current state of education in America. The fact that we've spent way too much money on war and not enough on our kids?...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Geek icons joined forces with Stone Brewing Co. to brew a collaboration beer to kick off Comic-Con International: San Diego, and Stone Farking Wheaton w00tstout is the nutty result.
I sat down with "Star Trek: The Next Generation" actor, science fiction...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:00 PM
BERKELEY — Their Stradivarius voices precede them. Climbing the stairs for an interview following an afternoon rehearsal of their Broadway-bound production of Harold Pinter's "No Man's Land" at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Ian McKellen and Patrick...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
They say that television is a writer's medium, so it makes sense that the Writers Guild of America would have its own list of the 101 greatest TV shows of all time.
At the top of the list is "The Sopranos," HBO's multiple award-winning hit series that...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 10:35 AM
With all the pre-release press that has been going out about the new Star Trek game, you'd think I'd have grown immune to it all. Well, this stunt involving the original Captian Kirk (or do you call him Kirk Prime?) William Shatner made me grin from ear...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Watching Patrick Stewart re-enact his greatest onstage goof-up is a comedy show in itself.
He cringes as he relates the time he fell asleep onstage during a performance of 'King Lear': "One Saturday afternoon, I kind of drifted off …," he...
| Feb 17, 2013
I will give Captain Jan-Luc Picard his props. As played by Patrick Stewart (X-Men) the captain of the USS Enterprise has had more than his fair share of adventures.
And even though Star Trek: The Next Generation is no longer on the air, the character'...
| May 4, 2012
Character actor often played the 'heavy'
George Murdock, 81, a veteran character actor who had a recurring role as Lt. Scanlon on the television sitcom "Barney Miller" and played God in the 1989 film "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier,"...
| Nov 28, 2010
After a hard day at play on the local soundstages, some of the world's greatest musicians like to go out and play some more — for live audiences.
FOR THE RECORD:
L.A.-area big bands: An article in the Arts & Books section...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 9:32 PM
Fall asleep to the hum of the Enterprise engine from "Star Trek: The Next Generation."...
| May 1, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Wil Wheaton opens up about leaving "Star Trek: The Next Generation."...