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Charles Addams

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  • '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...
  • Haunted Addamses

     
    The Arts Club in Chicago is a tony member’s eatery favored by architects and artists.It was no coincidence that Stuart Oken, the Chicago-based producer of “The Addams Family: A New Musical,” chose it as the locale to reveal his new......
  • Brand X Files: Palin seeks big $$$ for reality TV show. Snooki teen death scandal. Boy Scouts open 'perversion files.'

     
    Cable networks vying for Sarah Palin reality TV series: Palin is asking for up to $1.5 million for each episode. Both A&E and Discovery want to acquire the project, but will the contract have a "no quitting clause"? (Hollywood Reporter) 'Jersey Shore's'...
  • 'Addams Family' musical ready for the spotlight

     
    When Culture Monster first heard that producers were planning a stage musical of "The Addams Family," we weren't sure if they could pull off the signature ghoulish aesthetic that Charles Addams immortalized in his cartoons in the New Yorker. Having......
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...