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Times Staff WriterBob Hope, the elder statesman of comedy whose extraordinary career spanned vaudeville, Broadway, radio, television, movies, books and makeshift concert platforms in war zones, has died. He was 100. Hope died at 9:28 p.m. Sunday at his home in Toluca...
Leonard PittsThe tweet went as follows: "Everyone else seems afraid to say it, but that Quvenzhane Wallis is kind of a (expletive), right?" The missing word is a bit of verbal sewage sometimes used to disparage women. Begins with "c," rhymes with "hunt." Its...
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The tweet went as follows: "Everyone else seems afraid to say it, but that Quvenzhane Wallis is kind of a (expletive), right?" The missing word is a bit of verbal sewage sometimes used to disparage women. Begins with "c." Its target here, however,...
Good morning, ladies and germs, and welcome to the second half of our show, "Clermont Corruption Month," starring the city's police officers as the bad guys. Apologies to Milton Berle for stealing his opening line. But if he were still living, the funny...
Liz Smith"RESIST THE devil, and he will flee from you." -- James 4:7, New Testament I always knew that my obstreperous friend Linda Stasi was a smart cookie. (She has a byline every day in the TV section of The New York Post.) But I never realized she was so much...
VarietyEvelyn Ward, an actress and singer with credits on Broadway, in nightclubs and on television and the mother of David Cassidy, died Dec. 23 in Los Angeles. She was 89 and suffered from Alzheimer's-related dementia. Ward began her career as a Roxyette at...
The Hartford CourantI think if there is one thing we can all agree on is that we hate Congress. We especially hate the just-departed 112th Congress, which had an approval rating of 9 percent at one point, the lowest ever recorded. What is surprising is not that the IRS,...
Josh Marcus is single-handedly returning Jewish deli food to its roots. Homemade. Artisanal. Not produced in some commissary and reheated like much of today's deli fare. He cures his own salmon and his own pastrami in a 14-day process. He makes pickles,...
VarietySid Grauman the genius and world's greatest picture house showman, the father of the $1.50 straight atmospheric film theater with a consistent policy along that line, is dedicating next week the dream of a life time, his $1,200,000 Chinese theater, in the...
One of the nation's first televangelists has taken a significant step toward sainthood. The late Archbishop Fulton Sheen, a central Illinois native whose 1950s TV show "Life Is Worth Living" earned him an Emmy, has been declared "venerable" by Pope...
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firstname.lastname@example.orgWhen Gaelle B. Hadjia-Kamga moved to the United States after spending the first 11 years of her life in Cameroon, Africa, and began attending school in Montgomery County, Md., she felt left out as a sixth grader. Hadjia-Kamga said she felt that way...
I had a college professor who kept a sign on her office door with a concise slogan: "Men are from Earth. Women are from Earth. Get used to it." As one who has always considered the genders more alike than different, I applaud that sentiment, and I'm...
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