| Aug 23, 2013
| 8:42 AM
One of the saddest casualties of the digital age is the physical newspaper. For me, one of the saddest parts of that larger loss is the likely end of the age of comic strips.
This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal,...
| Nov 18, 2012
Norma Shearer's silk sheets sat for years in a Los Angeles garage, with no one to admire the embroidered monogram: NST, for Norma Shearer Thalberg.
The starlet's Louis Vuitton steamer trunks waited in vain to voyage. One was dedicated solely to...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Chip Kidd, one of the most celebrated book cover designers in publishing, is taking on Rorschach, one of the most ......
| Sep 13, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Good grief, Charlie Brown's pet beagle, Snoopy, may get his own license plate if another Mr. Brown approves.
The state Senate this week gave its approval to a bill that would allow the California Cultural and Historical Endowment to use the revenue from...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Updated Nov. 20, 2012, 4:23pm CT We've broken down the list of Thanksgiving TV marathons, as well as some upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas episodes of your favorite TV shows. Now, here is a look at some of the top standalone Thanksgiving TV specials...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:32 AM
When is A Charlie Brown Christmas on TV in 2012, you ask? Wednesday, Nov. 28 and Tuesday, Dec. 18 ABC, 8pm ET/PT — A Charlie Brown Christmas has been around for nearly 50 years, but it's rarely been needed more than this one. OK, maybe it's too...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 5:03 AM
Call it Christmas, call it Hanukkah, call it Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice or Festivus. The truth is, we here at Hero ......
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:34 AM
"Charles M. Schulz: Pop Culture in Peanuts": This is your last week to enjoy Charlie Brown, Lucy, Snoopy and the rest, as the popular exhibit at the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood (1650 Harrison St.) remains up Tuesday through Sept. 8. $10,...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Zippy is to Bill Griffith what Charlie Brown was to the late Charles M. Schulz. These characters are not quite alter egos of the two prolific cartoonists but they are, and forever will be, linked to them. One might even consider Zippy the underground...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 7:24 AM
If you were building a Chris Ware, if you were constructing the most celebrated cartoonist of the past couple of decades, drawing up the plans for an Oak Park illustrator so routinely referred to as a genius that the accolade is more like fact than...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Not having school during the summer months doesn’t HAVE to mean that your kids get to drive you nuts.
Keep the little rugrats busy with some summertime theater.
Here’s a roundup of shows in South Florida aimed at children…of all...