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  • 'Happy Days' Potsie Writes About His Friend Willie's Life-Saving Advice

    'Happy Days' Potsie Writes About His Friend Willie's Life-Saving Advice
    Actor, director, producer and writer Anson Williams is best known as the crush-worthy Potsie Weber from the iconic 1970s sitcom "Happy Days." But a less than happy childhood and a lack of self-esteem made his teen years difficult. And then came Willie...
  • Highland Park native and director remembers Robin Williams' early career

    Highland Park native and director remembers Robin Williams' early career
    Director Brian Levant can boast two blockbuster films ("Beethoven" and "The Flintstones") and a holiday perennial ("Jingle All the Way"), but the former Highland Park resident said he takes immense pride in his contribution to comedy history: Robin...
  • 'Late Show With David Letterman' Cue Card Writer Fired After Assault

    A longtime "Late Show with David Letterman" cue card writer has been fired after physically assaulting a staff writer and insulting Letterman, according to the New York Post. 69-year-old Tony Mendez, who regular viewers may recognize from the...
  • Laugh Factory Owner Seeks Peace Through Humor With Comic Competition

    Jamie Masada garnered 15 more minutes of fame in August -- appearing on the "Today" show, CNN, etc. -- for a depressing reason: The death, premature and tragic, of Robin Williams, a comedian he had known for years. The toll of such events, coupled with...
  • Marcia Strassman: 12 Things You Didn't Know About Her Career

    Marcia Strassman made her mark as the 1970s version of Alice Kramden, playing the (mostly) understanding wife of Gabe Kaplan on ABC's "Welcome Back, Kotter." But Strassman, who died Friday at 66, was in showbiz for more than 10 years before she wound...
  • Stand-up comedian/celebrity impersonator Frank Caliendo coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center

    Stand-up comedian/celebrity impersonator Frank Caliendo coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center
    A stand-up comedian whose celebrity impersonations made him a star of the FOX-TV show “MADTv” and his own TBS show, as  well as on “FOX NFL Sunday”  will perform at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was just announced. Frank...
  • Famous Hollywood addicts -- let's not feel too superior!

    "IN THE end, the awful truth is that Hollywood is us, which means that, though its addictions may be another form of entertainment for jaded Americans, they are really no different from our own. "Take away Lindsay Lohan's beauty and notoriety, and she'...
  • Cinedigm Inks Vimeo Internet VOD Film Pact, Focused on Fantasy and Sci-Fi Titles

    Cinedigm and IAC's Vimeo have signed a deal under which the studio will release films via the Internet video-on-demand platform -- geared around fantasy and sci-fi titles -- kicking off with the release Tuesday of animated feature "My Little Pony...
  • Drama, minus the dramatics, in Giants' Game 5 win over Royals

    Drama, minus the dramatics, in Giants' Game 5 win over Royals
    Befitting the teams that got here, the 2014 World Series has been a wild one to watch. The matchup between two wild-card teams may not go down as an all-time classic like the Reds versus the Red Sox in 1975 or the Twins versus the Braves in '91, and...
  • Weekend preview: 21 ways to get your spooky on in South Florida

    Weekend preview: 21 ways to get your spooky on in South Florida
    This is the weekend we celebrate the season of ghoulish tricks, the promise of treats and creative displays of fear-mongering, also known as the midterm elections. This year in particular requires a special brand of harum-scarum: How often do you have...
  • Robin Williams' friends saw signs he was succumbing to depression

    Robin Williams' friends saw signs he was succumbing to depression
    The end was shockingly sudden: a belt hung on a door; an assistant's distraught call to 911. But the road that led to Robin Williams' apparent suicide at age 63 was a long one — and if you knew where to look, there were plenty of signposts...