| Jun 29, 2015
| 5:53 PM
Jack Carter, the brash stand-up comic who was considered one of America's "rising young comedians" during television's pioneer days in the late 1940s and became a familiar face on TV variety shows in the '50s and '60s, has died. He was 93.
| Aug 15, 2011
Younger audiences probably know Jack Carter best for his guest starring roles on everything from "Desperate Housewives" to Disney Channel's "iCarly."
But for baby boomers, Carter will always be the brash, antic, Brooklyn-born comedian who was a mimic as...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 8:08 PM
Viola Smith pulled up to her 100th birthday party in a pedi-cab and entered, appropriately, to a drumroll.
As one of the first mainstream female drummers, Smith was a pioneer for women in music who earned her fame during World War II, a breakthrough...