| Apr 13, 2013
As a kid I rarely found reason to venture beyond L.A.'s Westside. But as a new college graduate, I found my birthplace suddenly felt vast, unwieldy. I wasn't yet sure who I wanted to be or what I wanted to do, much less whom I wanted to do it with. The...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Welcome back, Kotter: Robert Hegyes, who played Sweathot Juan Epstein, died this week in New Jersey of a heart attack. Where are the his cast mates now?...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Ricky Williams has been sounding a lot like Jules Winnfield lately. You know, Samuel L. Jackson's character in "Pulp Fiction" who makes a sudden decision to leave the criminal life. Jules' plan? To "walk the earth ... like Caine in 'Kung Fu.'"...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Phil LaMarr sure pops up in a lot of places. John Travolta inadvertently shot him in the face in Pulp Fiction, he brought many memorable characters to life — remember Jack the hyperactive delivery guy? — as a member of the original cast of...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Jackson shares tidbits that should fascinate movie fans. The actor says he took "Snakes on a Plane" simply because of the title and that he persuaded "Star Wars" director George Lucas to let him use a purple light saber so the actor could be seen in a...
| May 10, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Lawsuits have been been filed against John Travolta by masseurs, who allege that he sexually harrassed them. Will Travolta's career take a hit?...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Check out Chicago Band Urge Overkill as they stop by WGN.
We have Dean talking to them about the new album and check out the links below for 4 songs! 2 of the four are off the new album and 2 classics!
Legendary Indie Band Urge Overkill has just...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 11:34 AM
After experiencing their holiday play “A Klingon Christmas Carol” – both as a member of the audience and the cast - I didn’t think that the crew of Commedia Beauregard could top themselves. Well, I guess I was wrong, as their...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 8:52 AM
Opening next Friday, "Seven Psychopaths" has a title promising a certain amount of spilled blood and bad behavior, and the writer-director Martin McDonagh delivers on the promise. McDonagh notes, however, that his film contains "more dialogue in the midst...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Oscar-nominated actor John Travolta will sit down for a public conversation with John Waters at Baltimore's Maryland Institute College of Art.
The man who created Edna Turnblad and the actor who brought the zaftig housewife of "Hairspray" to full-...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 12:14 PM
If it's easy to curse Quentin Tarantino for all the bad-to-awful imitations he's inspired, then it's only fair to grant him a degree of absolution for the occasional good-to-brilliant imitation. Case in point: Martin McDonagh's hilarious new "Seven...