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  • Ferlin Husky dies at 85; singer helped open doors for California strain of country music

    Ferlin Husky dies at 85; singer helped open doors for California strain of country music
    Ferlin Husky, a pioneering country music entertainer in the 1950s and early 1960s who helped open the door for performers specializing in a distinctively twangy California strain of country, died Thursday. He was 85. Husky, who was inducted into the...
  • Comments & Curiosities: Imagine the aging process

    Ronald Reagan is coming to Newport Beach. Well, his statue is anyway. The idea is the brainchild of Newport Beach Councilman Keith Curry, a long-time Reagan admirer, and not just from afar. Curry was a member of the Reagan administration in the 1980s,...
  • Matt Weinstock, Dec. 25, 1959

     
    Ribbing St. Nick In December, 1823, Clement Clarke Moore (1779-1863) wrote a poem titled "A Visit From St. Nicholas" which, as everyone knows, began: 'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring -- not even a...
  • Q&A: Cyndi Lauper, one of MAC's new Viva Glam girls

     
    Cheeky cosmetic company MAC has tapped two of music's biggest fashion renegades, Cyndi Lauper and Lady Gaga, to be the new faces of its Viva Glam campaign. Gaga is (obviously) currently making waves on the scene -- but Lauper, who......
  • Toyota showroom faces a morbid museum

     
    Like its counterparts from coast to coast, Toyota of Hollywood has been working overtime to grapple with a safety crisis involving eight of its car models. In the last decade, at least 56 people have died in Toyota accidents in......
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, April 6, 1960

     
    Prudery Not So Very Practical These Days Read a report the other day that a French sociologist named Pierre-Louis Weil sees the western world entering upon an era of prudery. He bases it on the belief that sex is beginning to lose its novelty. That it has...
  • Oh, snap: Frank Worth's classic Hollywood photographs at Art & Artifact

     
    The new Los Angeles photography gallery Art & Artifact celebrates its grand opening Thursday evening with a show devoted to Frank Worth's classic movie star black-and-whites. Worth, the original photographer of the late 1950s L.A. Dodgers, was better...
  • Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo [Update 2: Here’s our mystery stalker!] [Update: This is Francis X. Bushman Jr. and Alma Rayford in “Away in the Lead.” Evidently this is a lost film because there was almost no information on imdb......
  • A Golden flight

    A Golden flight
    "The Aviator" soared — sort of. "Million Dollar Baby" decked the competition — but wasn't a knockout. "Sideways" uncorked a couple winners — although it wasn't drunk with success. And "Closer," a dark film about love and betrayal,...