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  • 'King Kong,' the 1933 original: Betsy Sharkey's film pick

     
    “King Kong,” the original 1933 Fay Wray version -- as opposed to the 1976 revise with Jeff Bridges and Jessica Lange or Peter Jackson’s 2005 homage starring Jack Black, Adrien Brody and Naomi Watts -- is a classic for all kinds of...
  • Hollywood finds romance in travel

    Hollywood finds romance in travel
    Love is always lovelier some place other than home. Well, at least in the celluloid universe. Traveling by boat, train or even bus can lead to romantic entanglements in the movies, as does visiting über-romantic locales such as Rome, Paris and Venice. Of...
  • 13 Die When B-25 Hits Empire State Building, July 29, 1945

     
    July 29, 1945: “For two minutes the pinnacle of the chromium-girt Empire State stood out sharp and clear in the drizzle while orange-red flames licked around. Then the soft fog closed in again to hide the scene from the horrified sight of thousands of...
  • Check out this year’s top Labor Day destinations, according to Priceline

     
    So where are people headed for Labor day this year? According to Priceline's annual list of Top 50 Labor Day Destinations, the hottest spots are stateside, not international.  This year's list is dominated by New York, Chicago, Seattle, St. Louis and...
  • Seminole teacher wins award

     
      Long gone are the days when TV was called “the idiot box” and children were repeatedly warned to sit at least three feet away from the screen lest they be vaporized or I-don't-remember-what.   Now we are all spending much of our d...
  • Monster Mash: New York approves new skyscraper to rival Empire State; Kevin Spacey to play 'Richard III'

     
    -- Changing skyline: New York's City Council has approved a new skyscraper by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects that will rival the Empire State Building. (New York Daily News) -- Prestige project: Sam Mendes will direct Kevin Spacey in a stage......
  • Time to update the Energy Star program?

     
    The government’s Energy Star system, used to rate products and retrofitted buildings for energy efficiency, could use a fixer-upper of its own, a legislator said Monday. The voluntary program uses relative instead of absolute ratings, comparing subjects...
  • Monster Mash: 'Spider-man' cast member injured; more shots fired at Marine Corps museum

     
    Freak mishap: A cast member of the upcoming Broadway production of "Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark" was injured at a demonstration of the musical when he slammed into the stage and broke both his wrists. (New York Post) Repeat occurrence:......
  • Sneak peek at Duff's season opening 'Ace' cake

     
    The last season of Duff Goldman's "Ace of Cakes" starts Thursday at 10 p.m. on the Food Network, and here's a sneak peek at the first fabulous cake featured.For non-tennis fans, it is Arthur Ashe Stadium, home of the U.S. Open, and once again, it is...
  • Monday's Highlights: 'The Chicago Code' on Fox

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 13 - 19 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Feb. 3 - 19 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • 'Fringe' recap: Bugs, and a game-changer

     
    Called it! Gearing up for Friday night’s “Fringe,” I read online that this episode would have a game-changing twist, and I totally called it. The first thing that popped into my head was ... well, I’ll wait to talk about......