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  • Shoeless Joe Jackson Seeks Reinstatement

    Jan. 28, 1934: John Lardner on Shoeless Joe Jackson. July 6, 1934: Jackson makes another attempt to play ball. John Lardner was the son of Ring Lardner Sr. and the older brother of Ring Lardner Jr. I???m not familiar with him, but he seems to be a pretty fair
  • Is Hollywood always in panic mode? Ari Emanuel's history lesson

    If you've been reading the gloom and doom stories in the press lately, you know that Hollywood is going through its fair share of belt tightening. Unsure about future profits, studios have been cutting back on everything including movie production...

    John Lithgow, Jane Fonda, Theresa Rebeck headline 2011 Mark Taper season

    L.A.'s Center Theatre Group announced Tuesday that its 2011 season for the Mark Taper Forum will feature a total of five productions, with star turns by John Lithgow, Olympia Dukakis and the previously announced Jane Fonda. In addition, playwright...

    From the Vaults: 'MASH' (1970)

    I loathe war movies. I also loathe hospital movies, and movies with predominantly male stars (really, who wants to sit and watch a bunch of men running around?) And I really loathe movies with long football scenes. Yet then we...

    Theater review: 'Stories by Heart' at the Mark Taper Forum

    For a big man with a plummy voice, John Lithgow sure has a marvelous way of transforming himself into characters of every shape and size. He doesn’t so much disappear into his roles as subtly alter the thespian cloud he...