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  • Taylor Negron dies at 57; comedian, actor, playwright

    Taylor Negron dies at 57; comedian, actor, playwright
    He was the surly pizza man who interrupted a class at Ridgemont High to deliver a double-cheese-and-sausage to the cool-guy student played by Sean Penn. He was the Olsen twins' prissy, Spanish-accented nanny, Manuelo, on "So Little Time." He was the...
  • Robin Williams and other famous Disney voices no longer with us

    Robin Williams and other famous Disney voices no longer with us
    Robin Williams' suicide was without a doubt one of the most shocking deaths of 2014. The actor was known for many roles, but Disney fans will always remember him as the voice of Genie in "Aladdin." Shortly after his death on Aug. 11, the Academy of...
  • The 'Folles' in our stars

    The 'Folles' in our stars
    Just as the same-sex marriage ban in Florida ends, the run of "La Cage aux Folles" at Boca Raton's Wick Theatre begins. The musical centers on a long-term gay relationship, and the Wick production features Lee Roy Reams and Walter Charles, both of...
  • $6.5 million Metra station proposal tops 2014 'Year in Review'

    $6.5 million Metra station proposal tops 2014 'Year in Review'
    As 2014 comes to an end, the Lake Forester looks back at the biggest stories we reported on this year. Proposal to make Metra station safer stalls without funding A city report specifying exactly how much money would be required to upgrade the West Lake...
  • Leno: Too old to flirt with models, not too old for comedy

    Leno: Too old to flirt with models, not too old for comedy
    There is such a thing as being too old to host "The Tonight Show," Jay Leno concedes. "You know, when you're 40 and you're talking to a 25-year-old supermodel, it's sexy. When you're 64 and you're talking to the supermodel, you're the creepy old guy,"...
  • Authorities: Schiller Park woman poisoned her 2 kids with laced apple juice

    Authorities: Schiller Park woman poisoned her 2 kids with laced apple juice
    A Schiller Park woman faces attempted murder charges for allegedly poisoning her children with drug-laced apple juice, Cook County authorities said. Krystle El Khatib, 29, crushed up benzodiazepine pills, an anti-anxiety drug, placed the powder into the...
  • The gloves of Amal Clooney

    "LOTS has been said about Amal Clooney's decision to wear white arm's length gloves to the Golden Globes this year. Maybe it wasn't the best choice, but she still looked great. The human rights lawyer also added a 'Je Suis Charlie' pin on her purse,"...
  • Actor, comedian and playwright Taylor Negron, area native, dies

    Actor, comedian and playwright Taylor Negron, area native, dies
    He was the surly pizza man who interrupted a class at Ridgemont High to deliver a double-cheese-and-sausage to the cool-guy student played by Sean Penn. He was the Olsen twins' prissy, Spanish-accented nanny, Manuelo, on "So Little Time." He was the...
  • Golden Globes: brilliant hosts, gracious George

    Golden Globes: brilliant hosts, gracious George
    The Golden Globes on Sunday set a very high bar for the Academy Awards. How will the Oscars top the Globes' blazing zingers from hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler or the poignant speeches of George Clooney and Kevin Spacey? The Globes are lucky because...
  • Pluto.TV offers curated online videos as alternative to YouTube, TV

    Pluto.TV offers curated online videos as alternative to YouTube, TV
    Ilya Pozin's 2-year-old daughter wasn't about to abandon daddy's comfortable lap. But Pozin had to manage his successful e-cards company, so he'd entertain Paisley in his home office by playing cartoons and educational videos off YouTube on a second...
  • Lewis Black skewers Obama, Limbaugh

    Lewis Black skewers Obama, Limbaugh
    Lewis Black says he is astonished by the scandal swirling around fellow comedian Bill Cosby. “I didn’t think he had the kind of energy. Seriously,” Black says. “He’s sitting on a stool. Who would think he could get off a...