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While enjoying the cool weather in San Diego I have been fortunate to be able to do lots of different things. Frequent walks along the beach and the bay are always refreshing unless aggressive bike riders zip by within an inch or two. I appreciate it that...
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Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles TimesJohn and Dejah, Mary Jane and Peter, Catherine and Vincent, Jean and Scott. On Valentine's Day, we turn to our ......
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelTCM starts its Summer Under the Stars festival Wednesday with John Wayne, arguably the biggest movie star of all. Each day in August, starting at 6 a.m., the channel will salute a performer with a 24-hour marathon. What is Wayne's best? I vote “...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelMarilyn Monroe is honored Saturday, the day before the 50th anniversary of her death. TCM will serve up her best films: "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" at 4:15 p.m., "The Seven Year Itch" at 6 p.m., "Some Like It Hot" at 8 p.m., "Bus Stop" at 10:15 p.m. and...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelDear TV talking heads, Do not worry yourselves in more discussion about who's the greatest Olympic athlete. Time will sort out whether Michael Phelps, with a record 19 medals, is the greatest. If medal count mattered most, Russian gymnast Larisa...
The Fabulous ForumOLYMPIC URBAN LEGEND: Johnny "Tarzan" Weissmuller took on a fake identity so he could represent the United States in the 1924 Olympics. Followers of U.S. politics surely know of the controversy that surrounded President Barack Obama and his birth...
The Daily MirrorSept. 12, 1940: Can it be that Johnny Weissmuller is going conservative? His yacht and Duesenberg racer are up for sale, Jimmie Fidler says....
The Daily MirrorNov. 9, 1940: Johnny Weissmuller has started gym training to "bulge" muscles left supple by a summer of Aquacading (so he'll look beeg and strong for the new "Tarzan" film), Jimmie Fidler says....
The Hero ComplexIt was 97 years ago this month that the Frank Munsey-owned pulp called All-Story Magazine introduced the world to a vivid new character with an especially memorable name: Tarzan of the Apes. A book (one of its many, many editons......
The Hero Complex"AVATAR" COUNTDOWN: 23 DAYS Our countdown coverage of "Avatar" continues with the conclusion of our two-part interview with the film's production designer, Rick Carter, whose credits include "Forrest Gump," "Jurassic Park" "War of the Worlds" and "The...
Lisa is cursing at the Tom Tom on the dashboard. I am cursing at my dysfunctional laptop and/or cellphone. It is raining and cold. Our windows are fogged. Probably with the steam from our ears. This is what happens when 21st-century reporters go off in...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFirst published on Jan. 30, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. The tourists think big. Arriving in Southern California, they expect to conquer Disneyland and Hollywood, perhaps on the same day, in between the surfing and snowboarding. Then they...
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