| Oct 13, 2014
| 9:40 AM
Hello. My name is Tim. And I'm an "I Love Lucy"-holic.
Think less of me, if you must. It won't bother me. I have no intention of ever being cured, even if it means lifelong membership in The Friends of the Friendless (a "Lucy" reference, of course)....
| Oct 11, 2014
Sixty-three years ago this week — at 9 p.m. Oct. 15, 1951 — TV viewers got their first look at a situation comedy on CBS that, in short order, would become part of the country's cultural DNA.
The focal point of the show was the redheaded...
| Oct 11, 2014
1. In the episode "Lucy Has Her Eyes Examined?" (it will be re-created in the "I Love Lucy Live on Stage" production at the Hippodrome), Lucy gets a dance lesson from:
c)The Crazy Dancin' Bear
d)"King Cat" Walsh
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
There's a backstage drama happening this fall on TV, and it's all about comedy.
The major networks are in a sitcom slump, unable to generate the kind of magic found in shows like "Seinfeld," "Friends" and "The Big Bang Theory."
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:10 PM
"I Love Lucy" Cocktail Hour: The kitsch-friendly folks at the Adrienne Arsht Center may well spike the cocktails with Vitameatavegamin. A gathering to mark the imminent arrival of the venue's "I Love Lucy: Live on Stage" musical (Sept. 30-Oct. 5), the...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 10:20 PM
— If tennis had a Richter scale, this one would have been a 9.2. Before they play Sunday's women's final, they better check for cracks in the stadium.
There will be tennis fans all over the world who were busy Saturday afternoon and not watching...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:19 AM
It's silver-anniversary time for Disney's Hollywood Studios. The theme park was born as Disney-MGM Studios on May 1, 1989, back when George Bush (the first one) was president, Americans learned to pronounce Exxon Valdez, and Eastern Air Lines was still...
| May 26, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Saturday in Los Angeles, "The Middleman" lived again. For the space of an hour and change, the late 2008 ABC Family television series about a pair of non-superhuman heroes protecting the world from a smorgasbord of aliens, monsters, mythological creatures...
| May 19, 2014
| 5:07 AM
Everyone has had to grapple, eventually, with the stark realization that he or she will one day die. It's what makes our short human lives so precious -- and what drives so many to seek out ways to cheat death and live on. That's what lies at the heart of...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 9:25 PM
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Capitol, home to inspiring statues of Andrew Jackson, Sam Houston, Ronald Reagan.
And Lucille Ball?
A group seeking to increase the number of women represented in the Capitol's collection of statues includes the red-...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 7:30 AM
There's a Chick-fil-A on the Sunset Boulevard corner where Lana Turner was said to have been discovered, a public school at the former Ambassador Hotel site where Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft filmed their trysts in "The Graduate" and a CVS in the...