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Area basketball coaches are seeing a lot of off-court action these days. Now that the Lakers are out of the playoffs, head coach Mike D'Antoni can turn his attention to moving into the house he and his wife, Laurel, just bought in Manhattan Beach for...
Ed Weinberger, one of the creators of "The Cosby Show," and his wife, television actress Carlene Watkins, have listed their home in a gated Los Angeles community for $12.5 million. The 11,600-square-foot Georgian-style mansion and one-bedroom...
Byron Hurt was inspired to look at the ties between African Americans and soul food after the death of his father from pancreatic cancer. The result was his film, "Soul Food Junkies," which can be seen on public television. Your father connected getting...
Soul Food Junkies Mon. Jan. 14, 10 p.m., on PBS's Independent Lens, check local listings America's food system is racist. That's one of the claims advanced in Soul Food Junkies, a brisk, provocative and wide-ranging documentary about African-...
WGN NewsMichael Starr 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...
Brand XThere have been a few previous documentaries about Playboy publisher Hugh M. Hefner, but none as detailed or â€” for better or worse â€” as long as â€śHugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel.â€ť This two-hour-plus Canadian production from...
Times Staff WriterIf Americans think of Democratic candidate George McGovern at all, it's as the man who suffered one of the worst electoral defeats of all time, losing every state but Massachusetts in his 1972 presidential contest with incumbent Republican Richard M....
Times Staff WriterBob Hope's comedy relied on rapid-fire one-liners; Bill Cosby's relies on folksy, sometimes surreal stories about his life, children and the media. Cosby evoked all of that Sunday at the Emmy Awards when he received the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award....
Tribune Staff Reporter"Last time I was down South, I walked into this restaurant. This White waitress came up to me and said, 'We don't serve colored people here.' I said, 'That's all right, I don't eat colored people. Bring me a whole fried chicken.' About that time, these...
TIMES FILM CRITICWednesday May 3, 1995 Jean-Luc Godard called the well-brought-up radicals of the 1960s "the children of Marx and Coca-Cola" and a twist on that celebrated phrase is applicable to "Panther," an examination of the Black Panther Party, and its director...
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