| Jul 2, 2011
No man forgets his first love.
My first love was considerably older, and cost me $25. My father paid the bill in an effort to make a man of me.
It was a 1949 Olds coupe. What did you think I was talking about? Get your mind out of the gutter.
| Aug 6, 2011
Upon learning of Bubba Smith's death at age 66 this week, football fans may have remembered him as one of most fearsome defensive players of the 1960s, a stalwart in college at Michigan State and a key player in leading the Baltimore Colts to a victory in...
| 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...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Today's 2 p.m. screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I'll post a series of these...
| 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 13, 2012
| 6:10 PM
The Season 3 premiere of "Archer"is less than three weeks away, so it's time to amp up support for super spy Sterling Archer, who will meet Burt Reynolds in the premiere airing at 9 p.m. Jan. 19 on FX.
The network has released two clips (above) featuring...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 1:46 PM
And now from the "been-there, done-that" department: A couple of scrawny, virginal teens with no parental supervision dream of becoming "cooler than hell" and, of course, getting laid.
That's the concept behind FX's new animated sitcom "Unsupervised" (9:...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Premium Rush * * * 1/2
Si el recién fallecido rey de la adrenalina Tony Scott hubiera visto Premium Rush, de seguro habría amado esta película y, quizás, hubiera querido dirigirla. De una mejor manera, claro está. No estoy sugiriendo que el filme sea...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 7:31 PM
"Robot and Frank" may be the first buddy movie between a robot and a senior citizen.
Frank (Frank Langella) has increasing memory lapses, and his son (James Marsden) is worn out driving hundreds of miles each week to clean up after him. He buys his dad...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 5:45 PM
Well, they can't all be winners.
Sunday night's episode of "The Walking Dead" on AMC took a step back from last week's installment, when ten zombies were iced and many more had face time.
This week, we spent about 55 minutes (including commercial...