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Hollywood, as much of the world does not realize, is merely a neighborhood within the city limits of Los Angeles. It hasn’t been its own city for 103 years, and yet it’s the tiny, glamorous tail wagging the city’s workaday dog, which...
This is a feature story from 1999. At the time, Sid Smith was a Tribune Arts Critic. On the day of Gene Siskel's funeral, Time magazine film critic Richard Schickel suggested that the on-air chemistry between Siskel and Roger Ebert defied analysis....
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Oscar-nominated director David Fincher ("The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," "The Social Network") will have an extended conversation at Film Independent at LACMA's "An Evening with David Fincher" Thursday at the Loe S. Bing Theater. The program is to...
In the midst of this campaign for a new mayor for Los Angeles, I spent a bit of time writing about the old ones, the characters, the bloviators and crooks, the puritanical and the amorous. And readers loved them. But truthfully, now, would we really...
Tags: Adultery, Johnny Carson, Local Elections, Politics, Elections
organization: Eisemann Center Presents Say Goodnight Gracie date: 4/3-7/13 address: 2351 Performance Dr. Richardson, TX 75082 SAY GOODNIGHT GRACIE ViewPoint Bank Theatre Comedy Series Wed., Apr. 3, 2013 at 8:00 pm; Thu., Apr. 4, 2013 at 8:00 pm; Fri.,...
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Sue Mengers, an unapologetically brash talent agent who blazed a path for women in Hollywood and represented some of its biggest stars, died Saturday night at her Beverly Hills home after a long illness. She was 79. For two decades, Mengers was one of...
Ray Bradbury, the writer whose expansive flights of fantasy and vividly rendered space-scapes have provided the world with one of the most enduring speculative blueprints for the future, has died. He was 91. Bradbury died Tuesday night, his daughter,...
L.A. NOWRay Bradbury was being remembered Wednesday at his alma mater, Los Angeles High School. Bradbury graduated from Los Angeles High more than 70 years ago, but a plaque honoring him still hangs at the entrance to the school library, which......
WAYNESBURG — George Lynn Hampton, 44, died Dec. 27, 2011. He was born June 7, 1967, in Cincinnati to Willie and Gracie Allen Hampton. He is survived by his wife, Jackqualine Hampton; mother Gracie Hampton of Waynesburg; two sons, Dustin Hampton...
Los Angeles TimesLOS ANGELES -- Sue Mengers, a veteran talent agent who blazed a path for women in Hollywood and represented some of its biggest stars, died Saturday night at her Beverly Hills home after a long illness. She was 79. At the time of her death, Mengers was...
First of all, let's explain why the serial comma is important to some people. A blog on economist.com cites an apocryphal example: "I'd like to thank my parents, Ayn Rand and God." Without a comma after "Rand," the writer has a mighty unusual parentage....
AUSTIN, Minn. — When you've never tasted Spam, there's only one way to prepare for the Spam Museum: Eat Spam. And the places to do that in this town of 25,000 are plenty. Steve's serves Spam pizza. Johnny's Main Event offers a Spam Reuben. Kenny'...
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