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  • Paul K. Longmore dies at 64; leading disability scholar and activist

    Paul K. Longmore dies at 64; leading disability scholar and activist
    Unable to use his hands because of a childhood bout with polio, Paul K. Longmore wrote his first book by punching a keyboard with a pen he held in his mouth. It took him 10 years, and when he was done, he burned a copy in front of the Federal Building...
  • Dennis Hopper dies at 74; actor directed counterculture classic 'Easy Rider'

    Dennis Hopper dies at 74; actor directed counterculture classic 'Easy Rider'
    Dennis Hopper, the maverick director and costar of the landmark 1969 counterculture film classic "Easy Rider" whose drug- and alcohol-fueled reputation as a Hollywood bad boy preceded his return to sobriety and a career resurgence in the films " Hoosiers"...
  • Ernie Tripke dies at 88; CHP officer responded to James Dean crash scene

    Ernie Tripke dies at 88; CHP officer responded to James Dean crash scene
    As a California Highway Patrol officer in San Luis Obispo County, Ernie Tripke had never heard of James Dean before Sept. 30, 1955. But from that day forward, Tripke never quite escaped being asked about the day he responded to the two-car crash that...
  • Corey Allen dies at 75; actor played gang leader in 'Rebel Without a Cause'

    Corey Allen dies at 75; actor played gang leader in 'Rebel Without a Cause'
    Corey Allen, an actor-turned Emmy Award-winning director who earned a slice of film immortality in the 1950s playing the doomed high school gang leader who challenges James Dean to a "chicken run" in "Rebel Without a Cause," has died. He was 75. Allen...
  • Richard C. Miller dies at 98; photographed an evolving Los Angeles

    Richard C. Miller dies at 98; photographed an evolving Los Angeles
    As photographer Richard C. Miller documented the construction of the four-level freeway interchange in mid-20th century downtown Los Angeles, he was overwhelmed by its man-made beauty. "I saw it and just went out of my mind," he later wrote. "I thought,...
  • James Franco packs MOCA for lecture and book-signing

     
    James Franco appeared at MOCA on Saturday in conversation with art theorist and RISD digital culture lecturer Francisco Ricardo....
  • Lee Strasberg papers headed to Library of Congress

     
    Lee Strasberg, the acting instructor who promulgated the Method style of acting and nurtured the careers of James Dean, Marilyn Monroe, Al Pacino and many more, left behind a wealth of documents and other archival materials when he died in 1982. Now...
  • MOCA presents James Franco's 'Rebel'; taps Beastie Boy for fest

     
    MOCA announced an exhibit conceived by celebrity art rogue James Franco that will focus on the 1955 teen classic "Rebel Without a Cause."...
  • Kristin Chenoweth, Christian backlash: 'GCB's' gay lover speaks

     
    Kristin Chenoweth, Christian backlash: 'GCB's' gay lover speaks. Denton Everett is the hunky gay lover on "GCB," which stars Kristin Chenoweth....
  • John Wayne caught 'Between Scenes' with photographer Phil Stern

     
    "John Wayne:Between Scenes," exhibit of personal and private photos by Phil Stern at the Phil Stern Gallery downtown L.A....
  • Builtwell trades in classic masculinity

     
    Jared and Brooke Zaugg have a deep appreciation for the classics. It's an aesthetic the San Francisco-based couple honed in the years they ran the Legend of the Motorcycle, an annual showcase of exotic, two-wheeled machines that, according to the......