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  • Hal Kanter dies at 92; Emmy-winning comedy writer, director

    Hal Kanter dies at 92; Emmy-winning comedy writer, director
    Hal Kanter, an Emmy Award-winning comedy writer, and a director and producer whose career included writing for Bob Hope and Bing Crosby, directing Elvis Presley and creating a landmark 1960s TV series starring Diahann Carroll, has died. He was 92....
  • Paperback writers: Two survivor stories

    Paperback writers: Two survivor stories
    Many memoirs, and some of the best, are survival stories, tales told by that supposedly fortunate person who emerged living but not unscarred from the carnage of natural disaster or personal tragedy. Survival comes with a price tag: Not only must the...
  • On Theatre: 'Philadelphia' dated, but good performances abound

    For the final production of its 50th anniversary season, the Westminster Community Theater has chosen a play whose vintage makes WCT look like the new kid on the block. Philip Barry's "The Philadelphia Story" first appeared during that brief period of...
  • Classic Hollywood: Dean Martin does TV his way

    Classic Hollywood: Dean Martin does TV his way
    Dean Martin didn't have any interest in doing a weekly musical-variety series when NBC approached him in 1965. "In those days you were either a movie star or a TV star," said his daughter Deana Martin, who is also a singer. "He came home one night and...
  • On Theater: Live radio play at Huntington Beach Playhouse

    Editor's note: This corrects the headline. The play is at Huntington Beach Playhouse, not Golden West College. Remember radio? Some of you must. It entertained you just like television does today, but it required the listener to use his or her...
  • On Theater: Flurries in the holiday air

    December is here and there are flurries in the air — flurries of three stage productions with a Christmas theme paying return visits to local theaters. The granddaddy of them all, opening tonight, is South Coast Repertory's 31st annual...
  • 'Tis the season: some favorite Christmas-flavored films

    With Christmas falling on a Saturday this year, there's one last full week -- well, almost -- before St. Nick makes his annual rounds. Thanks to television, DVD and Blu-ray, there also are chances to give yourself some extra holiday cheer with movies...
  • Turner Classic Movies offers up a fresh '31 Days of Oscar'

    Oscar month usually has 28 days. On Turner Classic Movies, though, it always has 31. The channel again marks the upcoming Academy Awards -- to be broadcast Feb. 27 on ABC -- as the annual "31 Days of Oscar" festival of nominated and winning films starts...
  • Umphrey's McGee lets fans conduct the band in concert

    Umphrey's McGee lets fans conduct the band in concert
    Bands that improvise often talk about channeling what’s in the air, picking up on a collective vibe in the room and turning it into music. In keeping with these socially-mediated times, Umphrey’s McGee is taking that notion a step further: Why...
  • "Delocated" returns to Adult Swim, and gets its DVD release

    "Delocated" returns to Adult Swim, and gets its DVD release
    Delocated Seasons 1 and 2 on DVD. Season 3 premieres on Adult Swim (Cartoon Network) at midnight on Feb. 2.   There's a 1998 segment from Conan O'Brien's earlier show that jokingly reveals a cast of characters Conan writers were working on. Among...
  • Small Wonders: Off topic and out of order

    The Internet offers so many things: convenient shopping, social media, up-to-the-minute news, entertainment — both silly and salacious. But it has also become an increasingly useful tool in the preservation and expansion of democracy. Look no...