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  • August Brown

    August Brown has covered pop music at the Los Angeles Times since 2005. His ideal band would probably be Kraftwerk fronted by Nina Simone, with Dr. Dre as the fifth mensch-machine. He was once almost cast opposite Burt Reynolds in an early '90s buddy-...
  • Larry L. King dies at 83; playwright wrote 'Best Little Whorehouse in Texas'

    Larry L. King, a writer and playwright whose magazine article about a campaign to close down a popular bordello became the hit Broadway musical "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" and a 1982 movie starring Burt Reynolds, died Thursday. He was 83....
  • Deborah Raffin dies at 59; actress was also a force in audio books

    Deborah Raffin dies at 59; actress was also a force in audio books
    Deborah Raffin, a film actress, veteran of television miniseries and entrepreneur whose company, Dove Books-on-Tape, became a major force in the audio book industry, died Wednesday of leukemia at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. She was 59. She...
  • Charles Durning dies at 89; Tony winner also got Oscar, Emmy nods

    Charles Durning, a Tony Award-winning actor whose prolific work in films and television included supporting roles in the classic comedy "Tootsie" and the TV sitcom "Evening Shade," died Monday. He was 89. Durning, a decorated veteran of World War II,...
  • Denzel Washington named top box-office draw of 2012

     
    Thanks to “Flight” and “Safe House,” Denzel Washington was the biggest star of 2012, according to the Quigley Poll. Anne Hathaway ranked second, based on her drawing ability in “Les Miserables” and “The Dark...
  • Burt Reynolds released from hospital after battling flu

     
    Actor Burt Reynolds has been released from the hospital, after being admitted Friday with the flu. The news was confirmed by his representative, Erik Kritzer....
  • Burt Reynolds hospitalized in intensive care unit

     
    Actor Burt Reynolds has been hospitalized in the intensive care unit of a Florida hospital after coming down with a nasty bout of the flu....
  • Johnny Carson to play it again on TCM

     
    Johnny Carson, one of TV's greatest stars, gets a new gig next summer. Not bad for a man who died in 2005. TCM will replay Carson's “Tonight Show” interviews with Hollywood greats, from Henry Fonda and James Stewart to Sally Field and Susan...
  • Actor/musician who did most memorable movie banjo song ever to play Valley

     
    The character actor/musician who played perhaps most memorable banjo song ever in a movie is set to play a Lehigh Valley venue this spring. So are a blues guitarist and singer who has won multiple W.C. Handy Awards, a virtuoso......
  • DVD Review: Old Jackie Chan movie package not very good, but for a good price

    This odd (but pleasantly low-priced) new release might be called "Jackie Chan's Most Uncharacteristic Hits." Both showcase Jackie in almost totally non-comic contexts. By definition then, these are not in the league of the "Police Story," "Project A" or...
  • 'Big Brother' Device Allows Monitored Driving

    'Big Brother' Device Allows Monitored Driving
    Imagine a device, smaller than an iPhone, that anyone can use to see everything about the way a particular car is driven — exact times, routes and speeds – and will send text and e-mail alerts when thresholds are surpassed. The gadget being...