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  • Underrated for years, Bob Odenkirk gets the call for 'Saul'

    Underrated for years, Bob Odenkirk gets the call for 'Saul'
    A few years ago, on a TV show that you likely never watch and probably never heard of but eventually might appreciate, Bob Odenkirk crafted a brief and remarkable performance. In fact, until Odenkirk joined AMC's acclaimed "Breaking Bad" in 2009 as the...
  • Who's turning 65 in 2015?

    Who's turning 65 in 2015?
    So far this year, The List has done its best to make you realize the passing of time in our "I'm Feeling Old" series with a roundup of who's who of folks turning 30, 40 and 50. Today, we reach retirement age: 65. So who can start collecting from their...
  • TCA 2015: Fox network chiefs acknowledge 'uphill battle'

    TCA 2015: Fox network chiefs acknowledge 'uphill battle'
    Fox's new television team stepped into the spotlight Saturday to articulate their mission: broaden the appeal of the languishing network while still creating bold and risky programming. Last spring, Fox's battle-scarred entertainment chief Kevin...
  • The first rule of satire in the U.S.: Do not offend

    When you preach a doctrine of tolerance, it's sometimes hard to know what to do with satire. Not the easy stuff — the cartoons, literature and comedy that take down celebrity culture, corporate heartlessness, a squabbling government — but...
  • 'Man Seeking Woman' finds magic, emotion, humor and weirdness

    'Man Seeking Woman' finds magic, emotion, humor and weirdness
    "Man Seeking Women," a conceptually lithe new comedy premiering Wednesday on FXX (not to be confused with FX, but you will anyway), stars Jay Baruchel as a man not getting over a breakup. Clever but with feeling, it's been made with evident care and...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The Other Woman'

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 11 - 17, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Preposterous Pets This new series finds who...
  • In an information tidal wave, cultural ignorance is a must

    I have no idea who Chris Hemsworth is. Well, that's not quite true. I know he's People magazine's sexiest man alive. But when I heard that Hemsworth had been bestowed this honor — I rank it somewhere between World Series hero and U.S. senator in the...
  • Free fitness classes and more fun for families

    Monday, Jan. 5: MESSY MONDAYS: MY FIRST MONOPRINT Kids love to get messy, so the DuPage Children's Museum lets them have that pleasure — far away from your home. In a morning or an afternoon session, little ones get to play with tempera paints on...
  • Reality TV facing its own reality: a ratings slump

    Reality TV facing its own reality: a ratings slump
    Just a few years ago, underemployed TV writers were complaining that reality programming was taking over their industry. Now the scribes are having their revenge: Unscripted programming is mired in an unexpected slump. Onetime smashes such as...
  • Restaurant review: Carriage House

    Restaurant review: Carriage House
    From one end of the United States to the other, Southern cooking is hot. And while Chicago doesn't abound with Southern dining options, restaurants like Big Jones, Table Fifty-Two and The Southern -- to say nothing of our growing crop of Southern-informed...
  • 'The Simpsons' at 25: Still going strong and rolling in the d'oh

    'The Simpsons' at 25: Still going strong and rolling in the d'oh
    "If TV has taught me anything, it's that miracles always happen to poor kids at Christmas," the now-familiar spiky-haired boy said on Dec. 17, 1989. "It happened to Tiny Tim. It happened to Charlie Brown. It happened to the Smurfs. And it's going to...