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Charles Addams

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  • South America's Charm Bracelet

    I had been trying for days to get a mental fix on Punta del Este, to figure out just which place it reminded me of. St. Bart's, I had thought at first, choosing the obvious connections of sun, sea and sand, and snippets from the press about which...
  • Vic Mizzy dies at 93; film and TV composer wrote 'Addams Family' theme song

    Vic Mizzy dies at 93; film and TV composer wrote 'Addams Family' theme song
    Vic Mizzy, a film and television composer best known for writing the memorable theme songs for the 1960s sit-coms "Green Acres" and "The Addams Family," has died. He was 93. Mizzy died of heart failureSaturday at his home in Bel-Air, said Scott Harper, a...
  • Leo Cullum dies at 68; prolific New Yorker cartoonist

    Leo Cullum dies at 68; prolific New Yorker cartoonist
    A woman holding a martini turns to a garishly dressed man in a bar and says, "I thought I'd never laugh again. Then I saw your jacket." Through that cartoon — the first published by the New Yorker in the grim weeks after the 9/11 terrorist...
  • Even for Neil Gaiman, 'The Sandman' is a singular dream

    Even for Neil Gaiman, 'The Sandman' is a singular dream
    Even in casual conversation, British author Neil Gaiman sometimes sounds as if he's narrating some dark fairy tale -- his sentences slither across old stone floors or flit on gossamer wings. He also happens to live in a rambling Minnesota manse that...
  • Where's Weldon?

    Where's Weldon?
    The poet Weldon Kees was born in Beatrice, Neb., in 1914, though what's best known about him is that on July 18, 1955, his car was found abandoned with the keys still in the ignition in a parking lot on the Marin County side of the Golden Gate Bridge....
  • 'The Addams Family' had a rough move-in

    'The Addams Family' had a rough move-in
    The Arts Club in Chicago is a tony member's eatery favored by architects and artists, featuring a steel staircase designed by Mies van der Rohe and a permanent collection of works by Alexander Calder, Henry Moore and Pablo Picasso. It was no...
  • Review: 'The Addams Family' snaps yet stumbles at the Pantages

    Review: 'The Addams Family' snaps yet stumbles at the Pantages
    It’s hard to imagine a more peculiar mix of canny and canned than “The Addams Family,” which opened Tuesday at the Pantages Theatre. Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice and Andrew Lippa’s 2010 musical adaptation of Charles Addams’...
  • Where the wild things are for sale

    Where the wild things are for sale
    The Swann Gallery in New York is holding a large auction of 20th century illustrations that features the works of Maurice Sendak. There are many books by Sendak and those he illustrated, some original sketches, signed books and a first edition of "Where...