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  • Defending Jerry Lewis

    I never thought I'd find myself defending Jerry Lewis. Like a lot of people of my generation (and, unless you live in France, the one before that and quite possibly the one before that), my brain just isn't wired to appreciate the charms of his act, which has always struck me as about as close to dental drilling as comedy can get. But now that we've spent the better part of a week chastising the 81-year-old for saying, in the 18th hour of his Labor Day Muscular Dystrophy telethon, all or most of the verboten word "faggot," part of me is feeling just a wee bit French.
  • The Times' college football rankings: The top 25

    The Times' college football rankings: The top 25
    Monday night's NFL outrage with the officials reminds me of the time in 2010 that "replacement Rankman" put Boise State at No. 1 and kept the Broncos there until the Friday night after Thanksgiving. This week's standings offer their own controversial...

    1952 Olympic Telethon

    Three old friends, Bing Crosby and Bob Hope at table and Dorothy Lamour at microphone, lead 14 1/2 hour Olympic Telethon that received more than $1,000,000 in pledges for the U.S. Olympic team.

    Surprises shake up congressional races in the Inland Empire

    One of the biggest upsets in Tuesday’s “top two” primary came in a San Bernardino County congressional race where the top Democratic candidate, Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar, appears to have failed to collect enough votes to make it to...

    Harvey Weinstein selected for French cultural honor

    Only five days after the French film "The Artist" walked off with a handful of Academy Awards, Harvey Weinstein, the executive responsible for bringing it to the United States and orchestraing its Oscar campaign, was announced as having been selected...