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  • Pop culture: A better way to sell the perks of aging to young people

     
    We need promotional campaigns to make aging seem more appealing to young people, writes Ideas columnist Kevin Lewis, so that they strive to live longer and stop binge drinking to block out the unavoidable: Everyone gets old. Aging is not......
  • Randy Newman on writing songs about pigs: 'It probably hurt my chances for a hit'

     
    When we last left off with Randy Newman, he was musing about the fact that Barry Levinson's "Avalon" was clearly about a Jewish family, but in the movie, the family was played by actors like Aidan Quinn, who were decidedly......
  • Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo [Update: This is the filming of “The Domino Principle” in the mess hall at San Quentin in a photo stamped May 7, 1976. On the jump, Roderick Mann’s first-rate profile of “Domino” star Gene Hackman,......
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Feb. 13, 1941

     
    Feb. 13, 1941: Tom Treanor says that watching America from overseas is something like seeing yourself in a home movie. “You're quite surprised at how you look, a little displeased and completely fascinated,” he says. FILMVILLE AFTER DARK: Mickey...
  • From the Culinary SOS archive: Fudgy Wudgy Brownies

     
    Jo Marie e-mailed me recently looking for the recipe for Fudgy Wudgy Brownies from our Culinary SOS archive: "I have been looking for the Fudgy Wudgy Brownies recipe since I left California. This was in the paper -- late 70s/early......
  • TCA Press Tour 2011: Betty White and Ed Asner rock the critics

     
    The Winter Television Critics Assn. Press Tour kicked off Wednesday at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena with a very cool blast from the past: Betty White and Ed Asner together again! Well, not exactly. The two comics, who worked......
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' on ABC

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 19 - 25 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Dec. 19 - 25 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at:......
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Nov. 22, 1940

     
    Nov. 22, 1940: Talk about a divided nation! Part of the U.S. celebrated Thanksgiving on Nov. 22, as declared by President Roosevelt, while 16 states waited a week. From 1939 to 1941, Roosevelt moved the holiday ahead to give businesses......
  • Who will receive the next Cecil B. DeMille Award from the Golden Globes?

     
    The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. will announce the next recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award on Nov. 9. Let's hope it's not another old, white guy as usual: Al Pacino (age 60 in 2001), Harrison Ford (age 59 in 2002), Gene Hackman (age 72 in 2003),...
  • Hollywood whitewash? 'Airbender' and 'Prince of Persia' anger fans with ethnic casting

     
    This is a longer version of Chris Lee's cover story in this Sunday's Los Angeles Times Calendar section. Since its release, the video game franchise Prince of Persia has become notable for the acrobatic grace of its dagger-wielding, balloon pants-wearing....
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Last Lion of Liuwa' on Animal Planet

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 4 - 10 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here LADY: The new special “The Last Lion of Liuwa” tracks a......