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  • A Grammy for James Franco? Weird tales from the spoken word category

    A Grammy for James Franco? Weird tales from the spoken word category
    Who do you think should win the Grammy this year? Polymath actor/director/artist/etc. James Franco? High camp maestro John Waters? Recently deceased comedy diva Joan Rivers? Inspirational disco queen Gloria Gaynor? Or should the prized award go to...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Americans' on FX

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Americans' on FX
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 25 - 31, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Secrets of the Dead The season premiere...
  • Felicia Day guest stars on a new "Supernatural" on KTLA

    Felicia Day guest stars on a new "Supernatural" on KTLA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 25 - 31, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Genealogy Roadshow The ancestry-...
  • Comic Paul Mecurio bringing wicked smarts to Delray Beach

    Comic Paul Mecurio bringing wicked smarts to Delray Beach
    The Laugh at the Library fundraiser in Delray Beach on Friday is a study in contrasts, illustrated by its headliner, literate funnyman Paul Mecurio. Beginning at 9 p.m. (doors open at 7:30) at the Delray Beach Marriott, the evening will offer...
  • Will 'The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore' become a no-go zone for newsmakers?

    Will 'The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore' become a no-go zone for newsmakers?
    On the plus side, Larry Wilmore quickly established himself in the first week as the right guy to sit behind Stephen Colbert's desk. On the down side, it's hard to see why most newsmakers or celebrities -- given their priorities -- would be eager to...
  • GOP tries a local yokel approach

    GOP tries a local yokel approach
    During her live, nationally televised Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, inserted a cute story from her childhood that seemed to offer everything a homespun narrative should offer &#...
  • Monday's TV highlights: 'A Path Appears' and more

    Monday's TV highlights: 'A Path Appears' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 25 - 31, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Strange Inheritance Cousins find a cache of...
  • Recent attacks could blow a fiscal chill across satire

    Recent attacks could blow a fiscal chill across satire
    Read enough First Amendment cases and you become familiar with the concept of a "chilling effect," which refers to how placing restrictions on speech can lead to self-censorship. In the wake of Sony's trouble-plagued release of "The Interview" and the...
  • Anti-Semitism: A plea for zero tolerance: New Voices

    It has been more than two weeks since a wave of terror swept through Paris, claiming 17 innocent lives. Millions watched in horror as images of the killings were displayed on television screens across the globe. The journalists at Charlie Hebdo magazine...
  • 'Last Week Tonight''s John Oliver At Foxwoods

    'Last Week Tonight''s John Oliver At Foxwoods
    John Oliver's visited Connecticut numerous times with his stand-up act, but that was all before his HBO series "Last Week Tonight" placed the former "Daily Show" correspondent into a comedy-news anchorman on par with Jon Stewart and Bill Maher. Praise...
  • Larry Wilmore relishes the challenge of replacing Stephen Colbert

    Larry Wilmore relishes the challenge of replacing Stephen Colbert
    For an entertainer about to settle into one of the hottest seats in late night, Larry Wilmore is feeling pretty chill. "There's snow on the ground — this is getting real!" said Wilmore by phone from his New York offices of "The Nightly Show With...