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  • Live review: A night of big band at the Hollywood Bowl [UPDATED]

     
    “Big bands are definitely not coming back,” George Carlin once declared in a bit from the ’80s, where he posed as Jesus Christ sitting down for an interview. While their golden age certainly has passed, what was as true then......
  • Tina Fey feted by Kennedy Center with Mark Twain Prize

     
    Mark Twain once said, "It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not to deserve them." He need not worry about the worthiness of the recipients of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. From the first winner, Richard Pryor,...
  • Brand X Files: Simon Cowell says goodbye to 'Idol.' Glenn Beck gold scam? How Rand Paul blew it

     
    Simon Cowell era comes to close on 'American Idol' Wednesday night: Viewers have had a love/hate relationship with the tart-tongued judge. (Yahoo!)'Dancing With the Stars' finished up its 10th season crowning Nicole Scherzinger and Derek Hough the...
  • Voices, Gary Coleman, 1968 – 2010

     
    “Diff’rent Strokes” premieres, Nov. 3, 1978 March 2, 1979: "It's always the same. Three minutes. And me and George Carlin was just gettin' into it," Gary Coleman tells Howard Rosenberg about an appearance on "The Tonight Show With Johnny Carson."...
  • Book calendar events for the week of March 06, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY 826LA Adult Writing Seminar Series: TV Writing: A series of four panel discussions featuring industry professionals will cover multiple aspects of writing for television. Panelists include Allan Loeb,...
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  • George Carlin, 71; comedian tested limits of speech and society

    George Carlin, 71; comedian tested limits of speech and society
    George Carlin, the acerbic, Grammy-winning comedian whose career spanned more than 50 years, died of heart failure Sunday evening after being admitted to the hospital complaining of chest pains, his spokesman said. He was 71. Carlin, who had a history of...
  • The George Carlin I knew

    I don't know the George Carlin being memorialized this week in pieces like "George Carlin, expert troublemaker." Like anyone else, I have been saddened by his passing, realizing the depth of our collective loss when I watch the hours of news coverage...
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  • On YouTube: George Carlin on death (warning: explicit language)

  • George Carlin mourned by fellow comedians

    George Carlin mourned by fellow comedians
    Friends and colleagues today mourned George Carlin, the acerbic, Grammy-winning comedian whose career spanned more than 50 years. Carlin, 71, died of heart failure after being taken to St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica on Sunday evening. The...