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  • TCM remembers Andy Griffith, Larry Hagman, Ernest Borgnine

     
    TCM has released its classy “TCM Remembers” video that honors people who've died in the closing year. The tribute features writers (Ray Bradbury, Gore Vidal), singers (Andy Williams, Davy Jones, Whitney Houston), a comedian (Phyllis Diller), a...
  • "The Thieves of Manhattan: A Novel" By Adam Langer

    "The Thieves of Manhattan: A Novel" By Adam Langer
    'The Thieves of Manhattan: A Novel' By Adam Langer Spiegel & Grau, 259 pp., $24 By their chunky glasses, facial scruff, skinny jeans, and iPhones you shall know them: New York’s latest crop of aspiring male fiction writers, fresh from the provinces...
  • Christopher Plummer salutes studio moguls in new TCM miniseries

    Warner Bros. and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer are movie studio names, but they also reflect the names of colorful individuals who helped get them started. Those legends are saluted by the most appropriate network for that, as Turner Classic Movies launches the...
  • An appreciation: Carlos Monsivais

    An appreciation: Carlos Monsivais
    Carlos Monsiváis wasn't a "pundit," although he spoke and wrote with biting irony and insight about politics. He wasn't a "talking head" either, although he regularly appeared on TV shows in his native Mexico to offer erudite yet unstuffy thoughts about...
  • A lifetime bond over books

    A lifetime bond over books
    Every Christmas when I was a child and even as a young adult, I knew which present I would open last. Deep under the tree, covered with fallen needles and those home-made paper ornaments you save for the lowest branches, lay a large box. Originally used...
  • Action-packed Memoirs: Hitch Man - Christopher Hitchens

    Christopher Hitchens 7 p.m., June 7. The Study at Yale, 1157 Chapel St., Yale University. $35. 203-245-3959, rjjulia.com. He often gets tagged with the loftier appellations “columnist” or “commentator.” The book jacket of his...
  • La dolce meal deal

     
    Fellini's "Roma" opened today at The Charles Theatre and food lovers have reason to take note. Your "Roma" ticket stub will get you a deal at Sotto Sopra through Friday. "Bring in your movie ticket stub from Fellini's Roma from......
  • Jim Parrack goes from 'True Blood' to Edmund White's 'Terre Haute'

     
    Fans of HBO's "True Blood" know actor Jim Parrack for his supporting role as Hoyt Fortenberry, the lumbering, socially awkward love interest of vampirette Jessica Hamby (Deborah Ann Woll). The cast is currently in between seasons 3 and 4, which......
  • Theater review: 'Terre Haute' at the Blank Theatre

     
    Ideology is the pretense for a close encounter of the erotic kind in "Terre Haute," Edmund White's absorbing two-hander now at the Blank Theatre. Based on the astonishing fact that Timothy McVeigh and Gore Vidal were pen pals, "Terre Haute"......
  • ‘Moguls & Movie Stars’ studies Hollywood dreams and nightmares

     
    Walt Disney had it easy. Mickey Mouse wasn't a difficult star. But Jack Warner battled James Cagney, Bette Davis and Olivia de Havilland, among others. TCM's epic “Moguls & Movie Stars” is beautifully arranged scrapbook of Hollywood history...
  • The last mystery of Gore Vidal

    The last mystery of Gore Vidal
    You hear Gore Vidal long before you see him, the steady tap-swish-tap of foot and cane on an upstairs landing in his sunny Spanish Colonial house in the Hollywood Hills; then there's the slow whir of a mechanical chairlift carrying the novelist-essayist-...