| Apr 16, 2015
| 11:57 AM
Don Stephenson knows "Guys and Dolls" inside and out. After all, his father-in-law — Frank Loesser — wrote the score.
But he hasn't performed in the musical based on Damon Runyon's stories of colorful saints and sinners of long-ago Times...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 1:06 PM
One hundred and fifty years ago this week, an embittered Maryland-born actor, frustrated over Robert E. Lee's recent surrender to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House, Va., and determined to avenge the Confederate cause, shot a bullet into the...
| Apr 12, 2015
Second Chance Act
A 19-year-old man drives a car with an expired license. A 20-year-old woman drinks too much at a party and decides to try the drug being offered to her. These are bad decisions, and our actions rightly have consequences.
| Apr 10, 2015
| 12:00 PM
In 2012, when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that it had finally found a home for its long-discussed Academy Museum, just steps from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, LACMA Director Michael Govan began to hear from concerned...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 6:16 PM
Stan Freberg, an influential master of the lampoon who channeled his off-the-wall sensibility into groundbreaking radio shows, comedy albums and hundreds of humorous television commercials for products such as chow mein and prunes, died of natural...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Alan Alda is discussing enduring love, a subject he knows by heart.
Alda, who came to fame as Hawkeye Pierce on the 1972-83 CBS comedy series "MASH," recently celebrated his 58th wedding anniversary. He married his wife, author-photographer Arlene Alda,...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 11:58 AM
Jeff Buczkiewicz stood before the chair Abraham Lincoln was sitting in when he was assassinated 150 years ago. He peered silently into the glass-enclosed case at the rocking chair, then snapped pictures for posterity.
"You just get drawn into these...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 12:48 PM
Those of us who came of age during the Big '80s and/or the whatever we're calling the '90s can recall with sentiment the days when MTV Spring Break visited such glamorous locales as Daytona Beach, Cancun and, of course, Kenosha, Wis.
Maybe you don't...
| Mar 25, 2015
For a lot of people, Steven Spielberg, the director of “E.T.” and the Indiana Jones trilogy, is an integral part […]...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 10:24 AM
Jewish-American World War II veterans wearing Nazi gear and flying repurposed Messerschmitts for the newly formed country of Israel — it might be the dramatic highlight of a period film by Steven Spielberg. But that paradox-rich episode is among the...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 4:30 AM
Carl Gottlieb met Steven Spielberg through their mutual agent, Mike Medavoy, when the Oscar-winning director was still "the new kid in town" back in 1968.
Gottlieb had already established himself as a performer — he was a member of the popular San...