| Mar 11, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Every political party, civic organization, team and business firm could learn some valuable lessons in leadership from three persons in very diverse fields - basketball, politics and professional wrestling: Chicago Bulls Center Joakim Noah; Congressman...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:30 PM
NBC News said it would name a new broadcast facility located on the lot of Universal Studios after longtime NBC News journalist and former chief "NBC Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw.
The "Brokaw News Center," will house the West Coast operations of NBC...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 1:00 PM
By 1991, Mike Kelley had emerged as a crucial artist in Los Angeles, at the head of a pack that had pushed into prominence in the previous decade.
His riveting sculptures reassembled from ratty stuffed animals, crocheted dolls and other tattered...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Brad Pitt, Orlando Bloom, Jodie Foster and many more came out to shop the preview night of Paris Photo Los Angeles, the international art fair open to the public through the weekend at Paramount Studios.
On the studio's New York backlot, guests wandered...
| May 5, 2014
| 6:00 AM
“What do you do around here, Don?”
That’s the question on everyone’s mind, even Don’s. Four weeks into his whimper of a return to SC&P, he remains in career limbo, cooped up in a mausoleum of an office his without so much...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:30 PM
David Duchovny won't be out of the series game long after "Californication" finishes its seven-season run on Showtime this year. The actor will star in a period NBC drama as a police detective on the trail of the Los Angeles-area hippie cult leader who...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:30 PM
NBC aims to find fresh comedy voices through a talent-search initiative dubbed "Comedy Playground."
The Peacock is inviting aspiring writers to submit short video pitches for original comedy projects to the website NBCComedyPlayground.com starting on May...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
ARC Entertainment has acquired all North American rights to the family drama "Louder Than Words," helmed by Anthony Fabian and penned by Benjamin Chapin.
"Louder Than Words" stars Golden Globe winner David Duchovny, Hope Davis and Oscar winner Timothy...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Meyer Lansky is one of the gravitational centers of Zachary Lazar's new novel, "I Pity the Poor Immigrant" (Little, Brown and Company: 256 pp., $25). Not so much the dapper, "Boardwalk Empire"-era gangster as Lansky in 1972 in Israel, seeking to retire...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 12:17 PM
The first seven episodes of the "Mad Men" final season (9 p.m. April 14, AMC; 3 stars out of 4) have been titled "The Beginning." But this isn't the beginning at all, really -- it's the beginning of the end, both of the 1960s and the show itself.
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:13 AM
James Wittkamp isn't talking.
Asked what makes Skyline Chili so good, the 27-year employee of the iconic Cincinnati restaurant refused to lift the veil on the concoction's secret recipe.
"It's been rumored for years that one of the secret...