| Apr 10, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Cuba Gooding Jr. has sold his house in Pacific Palisades for $9,828,300. Yes, yes, someone showed him the money, to borrow his line from “Jerry Maguire.”
The nearly one acre of grounds is set up for family fun. A sunken trampoline -- think...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Zoaunne LeRoy (Long Wharf Theatre’s “Uncle Vanya”) and Micah Stock (NBC’s “Deception”) will play grandmother and grandson in Amy Herzog’s “4000 Miles” at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre. The show,...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 6:50 AM
A play about Walt Disney and composer Igor Stravinskiy about the making of the animated film "Fantasia" sounds intriguing.
Newtown's Stray Kats Theatre Company will present Frederick Stroppel's "Small World: A Fantasia" with actors Scott Bryce as Disney...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:27 PM
Numerous novels and nonfiction books depict aspects of deception, trickery and illusion. Here are a few samples of books that debunk the idea that "what you see is what you get."
"Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil" by Tom...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 8:01 AM
"Southland," "Girls," "Game Change," "Louie," "Doctor Who" and "Saturday Night Live" mastermind Lorne Michaels are among this year's Peabody Award winners honoring the best in electronic media.
It's nice to see "Southland"--one of the best shows the Emmy...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 9:53 AM
I look forward to January TV because one of my favorite shows, FX's "Justified," always premieres at the midseason. But the 2013 midseason schedule is special for another reason: "Cougar Town" begins its new life on TBS Jan. 8, the same night Season 4...
| May 1, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Ed Boon was pulling punches.
I could tell immediately: Why else would Aquaman be wiping the floor with Batman? Not to mention, I was playing Ed Boon in a video game, a fighting game, that Ed Boon, the king of the fighting-game genre, created. The game...
| May 12, 2013
| 5:01 PM
Hoping to change it prime time fortunes, NBC announced a bold new schedule Sunday filled with new shows and familiar stars.
The network plans to introduce 17 new series during the season, including six new comedies, eight new dramas and three new reality...
| May 13, 2013
| 7:14 AM
Calling its 2013-14 schedule Fox’s “biggest investment in original programming in our history,” Entertainment Chairman Kevin Reilly on Monday presented the network’s plans to launch original shows over all 12 months of the year....
| Dec 9, 2011
Mark Swed reviews the Los Angeles Philharmonic's contribution to the Pacific Standard Time with a concert of classic Hollywood film music conducted by Thomas Wilkins....
| Jan 6, 2013
Here are some major changes coming to the TV schedule this week: MONDAY: “The Bachelor” starts its 17th season at 8 p.m. on ABC. Sean Lowe, who was rejected by Emily Maynard on “The Bachelorette,” takes the title role this time....