| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:00 PM
I always hated zombies. But I liked Gordon.
He was going to be at my friend Jaime's annual Halloween party in Hollywood. I loved Halloween, and I never missed her party, but I was in New York working on a TV show. Homesick for my friends in L.A., I...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 6:31 AM
Improving economic data haven’t put many Americans in the yuletide spirit, with nearly four in 10 saying they will spend less this holiday season than they did last year, according to survey results released Monday.
Just 14% of consumers in the...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:07 AM
After the coffee. Before arranging to have Aloe Blaac's "The Man" played every time I enter the office.
The Skinny: Yes, my beloved Redskins lost again, but at least we went down fighting. Now about that "Homeland" season finale: Well, if you can't say...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Gustavo Dudamel is the dad of a son turning 3 in April, the husband of a classically trained ballet dancer, and a Tchaikovsky nut whose next big project will be a "TchaikovskyFest" with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Simón Bolívar Orchestra in...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Wine shop Bar & Garden in Culver City is hosting a goose taco pop-up on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. Chef Paul Osher of Bean & Thyme will prepare roast goose tacos, goose-schmaltz refried beans and vegetarian options such as butternut squash quesadillas. The...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Over the summer, as his song “Blurred Lines” was entering its second month atop the Hot 100, Robin Thicke recalled a time when his music was making a different impact.
“ ‘Lost Without U’ played on the Wave,” the...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:38 AM
Adding to what feels like the longest (although not unpleasant) movie rollout in history, stars of the movie sequel "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" joined Paul Rudd on "Saturday Night Live" last night. Between the "SNL" alums and the boy-band...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:07 AM
The most wonderful time of the year also worked out for NBC in the ratings Wednesday night, with the holiday specials "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" and a "Saturday Night Live Christmas" combining to win the night among 18-to-49-year-old viewers,...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 11:00 AM
On a Friday a few weeks ago, the "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire's" first full day in theaters, I made my way into the real world — or at least as real as Rick Caruso's Americana at Brand gets — to see what the pre-"Games" party looked like,...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Walt Disney Pictures' computer-animated 3-D musical “Frozen” likely won’t topple “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” at the holiday box office, but the fairy tale is already drawing big numbers, according to early estimates....
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Ron Burgundy wants us to stay classy -- and wants himself to be early. "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues," the sequel to the comedy hit of about a decade ago, will have its release date moved up two days to Dec. 18, Paramount Pictures said Tuesday.