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Nonsense was big business for Larry Sloan, who co-founded a Los Angeles publishing company in the 1960s to print books that were blueprints for silliness. The series of word-game books, "Mad Libs," became absurdly popular and marked its 50th...
Al Gordon, an Emmy Award-winning comedy writer who spent much of his more than 40-year career writing for Jack Benny's penny-pinching, vain and perennially 39-year-old persona, has died. He was 89. Gordon died Wednesday of age-related causes at Cedars-...
Julia Sampson Hayward Champion tennis player in 1950s Julia Sampson Hayward, 77, a champion tennis player who won the women's doubles and mixed doubles titles at the 1953 Australian Open, died Tuesday at her home in Newport Beach of complications from a...
Harry Kullijian Husband of Carol Channing Harry Kullijian, a junior high school classmate of Carol Channing who married the entertainer 70 years later, died at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage after suffering an aneurysm Monday, the night...
Culture MonsterHugh Jackman said filming of the movie musical "Les Miserables" is set to begin in March, with rehearsals at the end of January. A new painting depicting George Washington's crossing of the Delaware has been unveiled at the New York Historical Society...
Ray Aghayan, an Emmy Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated costume designer whose credits included more than a dozen Oscar shows and the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, has died. He was 83. Aghayan, the...
L.A. NOWOnce an underground gathering that was regularly protested by religious groups and conservative politicians, the annual Gay Days at the Disneyland Resort marks its 14th anniversary this weekend and is expected to draw more than 30,000 people to the...
Top of the TicketKim Jong Il's country is ordered to have a grand time marking the 65th anniversary of the imposition of rule by his father's Worker's Party....
Show TrackerCountdown to Oprah's last episode: Tom Hanks, Madonna, Beyonce and other celebrities come to say goodbye to Oprah...
Culture MonsterAn actor is never too good or too experienced to benefit from a week away at theater camp. Thatâs the premise behind the Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program, inaugurated in 2009 in the Wisconsin woods, where chosen actors get to spend a......
Top of the TicketLarry King does his last show on CNN after more than a century of interviewing politicians back to Lincoln....
Playwright Joseph Stein, who turned a Yiddish short story into the classic Broadway musical "Fiddler on the Roof" and later wrote the screenplay for its successful movie adaptation, has died. He was 98. His wife, Elisa Stein, said he died at Mount...
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