| Sep 23, 2011
| 2:30 PM
Vicki Lawrence said she likes to live by a motto: "Life is much too serious to be taken seriously."
And Lawrence, who is known for her character Mama, has made a point to live by her own mantra.
"When people meet me they always ask for Mama, like she's...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 3:56 PM
Actor Wayne Knight is a veteran of iconic television and major feature films, from playing the evil mailman Newman on “Seinfeld” to the gluttonous villain in Steven Spielberg’s “Jurassic Park.” He’s also a longtime...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 2:04 PM
You know the stars of TV Land’s new sitcom, “The Exes,” from their past hits, including “Seinfeld,” “Scrubs,” “Third Rock from the Sun” and “The Starter Wife.”
Keep those happy memories in...
| Nov 30, 2011
The Age of Movies
The Selected Writings of Pauline Kael
Edited by Sanford Schwartz
Library of America, $40
Witty, entertaining and often exhilarating, this wide-ranging collection of pieces captures the film critic at her best.
| Sep 26, 2011
| 1:45 PM
From presidents to professional athletes, more than one hundred celebrities are getting behind an effort to help Danville build a new animal shelter.
Cages are full and space is tight at the Danville Area Humane Society.
"Operating a shelter the size of...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 2:46 PM
Pasadena boasts a bounty of entertainment options, but only one offers the opportunity to spend an evening picking some of the most interesting brains in art, science, politics and entertainment.
This high-minded cultural event is the Distinguished...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 9:32 PM
HOLLYWOOD — The American Humane Assn. celebrated ordinary dogs who do extraordinary things at the Hero Dog Awards, presented by Cesar Canine Cuisine on Oct. 3 at the Hollywood Hilton.
The gala event was taped for TV broadcast Nov. 11 on the...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 5:56 AM
Once again, Betty White is proving that she has still "got it."
She's recording a new song called, "I'm still hot."
She made the music video with help from British pop star Luciana.
Proceeds from the project will raise money for the Lifeline Program,...
| May 15, 2011
Words & Ideas
April Dammann: The author of "Exhibitionist: Earl Stendahl, Art Dealer as Impresario" will discuss and sign her new book. Diesel Bookstore, 225 26th St., L.A. 3 p.m. Free. (310) 576-9960.
Betty White: The Emmy-winning actress...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 1:13 PM
Editor's note: While Patrick Caneday takes some time off, we’re running some of his choices for re-publication. This column was first published May 15, 2010.
Each Saturday morning I open the local newspaper and am shocked to see my scraggly,...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 7:51 AM
Jimmy Fallon of "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" on NBC
Q: "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" has developed solid traction since it premiered in 2009. How are you feeling about the show these days?
A: You know, we're just keeping our heads down and working...