| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:24 AM
As the world mourns the unexpected death of beloved comedian and actor Robin Williams Monday, some of the people he worked with have connections to the Lehigh Valley, including to two of his final movies that have not yet been released.
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:34 PM
It's good to be reminded of the silly side of Robin Williams, and to have a place to gather and remember. Visitors at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., can visit a portrait of the Oscar-winning actor and comedian that was taken for a Time...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:29 PM
In his native England, Steve Coogan is a major comedian, A-list star and perennial bold-faced name known as “celebrity sinner.” But by Hollywood’s constellationary standards, he’s been more of a minor satellite: the fifth-billed...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Mindy Kaling was born in Cambridge, Mass., on this day in 1979. This birthday gal, who was born Vera Chokalingam, stars on the series "The Mindy Project" and also has co-starred as Kelly Kapoor on "The Office" since 2005. On the...
| Dec 12, 2010
Bit by bit, Michael Raphael's company is digitizing the real world.
Direct Dimensions, the Owings Mills firm he founded, scans items, buildings and even people and turns the results into 3-D computerized models. It has trained its equipment on everything...
| Dec 1, 2009
| 3:03 PM
Anyone familiar with the first film won't find much that's very surprising in this comedy-fantasy sequel, but the result still is entertaining enough.
Hilary Swank has played Amelia Earhart more recently, but Amy Adams had a crack at it earlier, since...
| Jun 21, 2009
| 12:23 PM
Comedy, whether it's romantic or raunchy, innocent or goofy, is on a roll at the the box office and helped end a three-week mini-slump for the industry.
Thanks to the surprising strength of Disney's "The Proposal" and the solid opening of Sony's " Year...
| May 22, 2009
The warm moments rise from the real history sampled in Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. The kid-friendly thrills come from the special effects -- the monsters, mannequins, artifacts and paintings that come to life in this sequel to Night at...
| May 23, 2009
You could call it a shorts sale.
Tom Lennon, the pants-averse Lt. Jim Dangle on Comedy Central's "Reno 911!" (2003-09), and his actress wife, Jenny Robertson, have purchased a Hancock Park-area house for $2,175,000. The seller was "ER" actress Maura...
| May 26, 2009
For the record: This version corrects the list of characters played by Hank Azaria on "The Simpsons."
It's a far cry from Springfield, but comedic actor and "Simpsons" voice artist Hank Azaria recently purchased a home in Bel-Air for $10 million.
| May 30, 2009
It's a far cry from Springfield, but comedic actor and "The Simpsons" voice artist Hank Azaria recently purchased a home in Bel-Air for $10 million.
The gated traditional has seven bedrooms and 10 bathrooms in about 9,000 square feet of living space,...