| Jan 15, 2013
| 9:18 AM
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...
| Dec 22, 2012
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....
| Dec 25, 2012
| 8:22 AM
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,...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 12:20 PM
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...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Ed Asner was hospitalized for exhaustion Tuesday night in Gary, Ind., after struggling with disorientation during his one-man show, "FDR."
The 83-year-old actor, who has been touring the country with the show for 3½ years, had led an acting class at...
| Dec 15, 2012
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......
| Dec 28, 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...
| Jan 29, 2013
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....
| Jan 25, 2013
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....
| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:34 PM
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.
| Mar 6, 2011
| 4:00 PM
Grebe's garden is filling up - with weeds. It's been way too hot to get out there and carefully pluck and pull.
On the other hand, the tomatoes are growing and there is plenty of green fruit on the vine. Now on to the...