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Liz Smith"Anything can be rehabilitated if John Galliano can be rehabilitated," says Mickey Boardman, the head of the fashion magazine Paper. (Mickey was referring to the revival of the dreaded UGG boots.) But the remark was in recognition of Galliano's alcoholic...
Obituary for Betty Jane Orbach, 1926-2013 Betty Jane Hall was born January 3, 1926, in Los Angeles. She and husband Kenny Orbach met at 14 at Manual Arts High School, and married at 20. While Kenny was at war in the Pacific Betty swam in Esther Williams&...
Tags: Sports, Esther Williams, Swimming, Frank Sinatra
I've written this 15th annual Holiday Quiz column in advance and buried a copy in a sealed container. This way, if civilization is wiped out by the Mayan Apocalypse, future space explorers may be able to dig it up and discover how remarkably intelligent...
Tags: Gene Autry, Entertainment, Emmaus, Fred Astaire, Hanukkah
Channel Guide MagazineWhen is Frosty the Snowman on TV 2012? Download a FREE Holiday TV programming calendar “Happy Birthday!” Er… Christmas. CBS will air the original 1969 Rankin/Bass animated classic Frosty the Snowman on Friday, Nov. 23, immediately...
WGN NewsTurtle Wax. Try saying it without smiling. No company in the world sells more automotive appearance products than Turtle Wax. And it’s still based in the Chicago area, privately held, and family owned. WGN’S Steve Sanders shows us a rare...
Maybe you've always suspected that there was more to San Diego's North County than beach towns, rolling hills, expat giraffes and a walled kingdom of brightly colored plastic. But frankly, they had me at beach towns. I always figured the rest —...
Tags: Sports, Bing Crosby, Entertainment, Farms, Beaches
VarietySidney Reznick, a comedy writer who began in radio in the early 1940s with "The Jimmy Durante Show," worked in the golden era of television and remained in the business long enough to pen three episodes of "The Love Boat," died in Los Angeles on July 24....
Liz Smith"LOOK, I'm an intelligent guy. I've got a 165, 170 IQ." "Well, only if you calculate it by Euros." So goes an exchange between Woody Allen, as a retired stage director, and his wife, Judy Davis, in Woody's latest, "To Rome With Love." (Ms. Davis is...
Lehigh Valley Music"Star Trek" star William Shatner, the 50th anniversary of Peter, Paul and Mary, country duo Montgomery Gentry, Bill Cosby and former presidential candidate Steve Forbes are among the highlights of the State Theatre's new 50-performance season. The 2012-'...
SAN DIEGO -- Thousands of children and adults in San Diego County are expected to take part Thursday in a worldwide attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Record for the largest simultaneous swim lesson. The annual event was founded in 2010 as a...
The world's greatest mathematician was upset that the Lehigh Valley Fire Team did not win this year's national math competition for students from all over the country. "What the hell's the matter with them?" he asked, observing that the Fire Team won the...
If you know anything at all about Del Mar, it's that the seaside town north of San Diego is the place to play the ponies. The horses aren't the only thoroughbreds in the track's history; you'll hear it connected to such names as Bing Crosby, W.C. Fields,...
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