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  • Harvey Korman, 1927-2008

     
    This has been a hell of a week for the dearly departed in television, with the deaths of Sydney Pollack (a classic TV director before he was a classic big screen one), and the amazing (and amazingly) prolific Earle...
  • Happy birthday to Mort Sahl, a comic without parallel

    Happy birthday to Mort Sahl, a comic without parallel
    The greatest living comic in the world is Mort Sahl. O.K., argue if you like. Don Rickles is 88 and still doing his distinctive thing. Bob Newhart is 85 and occasionally performs. Bill Cosby is 77 … Bill Cosby … anybody? Sahl...

    Noir tales and fair illusions in Burbank

    So many of life's soupy uncertainties can be settled in or near tiny Toluca Lake, a neighborhood named for a body of water we never see. Ever water-skied on Toluca Lake? Ever caught a bass there, or lay idle on the toasty summer sand? Toluca Lake. An...

    The grand arc of Richard Lewis' career – on DVD

    The grand arc of Richard Lewis' career – on DVD
    Even among great artists, virtuosity is acquired, not innate. Ella Fitzgerald's recordings as a teenager are pleasant, but they don't hint at the spectacular flights she eventually would achieve as a scat singer. Frank Sinatra sounded quite polished...

    Dennis Farina in 'Authors Anonymous,' one of his final films

    Dennis Farina in 'Authors Anonymous,' one of his final films
    The 86th Academy Awards were presented on March 2, and if you were among the estimated 43.7 million people watching the event on television you heard Jared Leto give an emotional speech accepting his best supporting actor Oscar and listened to John...