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  • H.L. Mencken was an acerbic critic of American life

    H.L. Mencken was an acerbic critic of American life
    Henry Louis "H. L." Mencken died in 1956 at the age of 75. Mencken has been referred to as the "Sage of Baltimore". Primarily, Mencken was a journalist. For most of his career, he was a reporter and a columnist for The Baltimore Sun. He was also a...
  • REVIEW: 'Romulus' by Oracle Theatre ★★★

     REVIEW: 'Romulus' by Oracle Theatre ★★★
    They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but its final collapse takes place over one histrionic 24-hour period in Gore Vidal's "Romulus," which he adapted from Swiss playwright Friedrich Durrenmatt's "Romulus the Great." It's the Ides of March, and if you...
  • Dick Cavett dishes on showbiz greats

    Dick Cavett dishes on showbiz greats
    In his new book, "Brief Encounters," a collection of his New York Times columns, professional raconteur Dick Cavett shares stories about his brushes with showbiz greats, including a surprise phone call from Marlene Dietrich and meeting with John Lennon...
  • TV Picks: 'Jane the Virgin,' 'Cristela,' 'Uncle,' '50-Year Argument'

    TV Picks: 'Jane the Virgin,' 'Cristela,' 'Uncle,' '50-Year Argument'
    "Jane the Virgin" (CW, Mondays), "Cristela" (ABC, Fridays). It may seem too obvious or even a little patronizing to group these two series, each led by a young Latina actress, into a single pick; but that such a thing remains a rarity in network...
  • 'Smiling Through the Apocalypse' takes on an Esquire legend

     'Smiling Through the Apocalypse' takes on an Esquire legend
    The writerly pyrotechnics of the New Journalism had a major forum at Esquire, and Harold Hayes, the magazine's editor from 1963 to 1973, was the man igniting the fireworks. He shepherded rising talents who included Nora Ephron, Tom Wolfe, Gay Talese,...
  • WATCH: Netflix Releases 'Print the Legend' 3D-Printing Documentary Trailer

    Will 3D printers change the world -- or fizzle in a morass of legal and technical improbabilities? Whatever your perspective, check out the official trailer for Netflix's original documentary pickup "Print The Legend," about the nascent American 3D...
  • MOCA welcomes artist Francesco Vezzoli to L.A. in old Hollywood style

    MOCA welcomes artist Francesco Vezzoli to L.A. in old Hollywood style
    Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art celebrated the opening of its “Cinema Vezzoli” exhibition on Friday night with a dinner at the historic Hollywood haunt Musso & Frank. With the Hollywood Walk of Fame outside, and the ghosts of...
  • Mickey Rooney funeral set for today at Hollywood Forever

    A funeral service for celebrated actor Mickey Rooney will be held Saturday afternoon at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, family members said. Rooney died at 93 on April 6 at the Los Angeles home of his son and daughter-in-law, leaving a legacy as one of...
  • Mickey Rooney dies at 93; show-business career spanned a lifetime

    Mickey Rooney dies at 93; show-business career spanned a lifetime
    Mickey Rooney, a celebrated child actor who embodied the All-American boy in the "Andy Hardy" films of the 1930s and '40s and became one of the era's top box-office draws, has died. He was 93. Rooney, whose roller-coaster show-business career was marked...
  • Mickey Rooney's body goes unclaimed as family feuds over burial site

    For decades in Hollywood, Mickey Rooney led a charmed life. He acted opposite Judy Garland and Elizabeth Taylor, collecting award nominations for performances praised by the likes of Cary Grant, Gore Vidal and Tennessee Williams. He married starlets and...
  • Netflix Acquires 3D Printing Documentary 'Print the Legend'

    Netflix has acquired exclusive rights to "Print The Legend," a documentary about the nascent American 3D printing industry that premiered at SXSW this month. The film explores the people and companies racing to deliver consumer 3D printing -- a...