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“Hello darkness, my old friend.” That’s the first line of Paul Simon’s 1964 hit, “The Sound of Silence.” Recently, the phrase “Dear Emptiness” appeared on my computer screen as I tried to compose a message...
VarietyThis time, the "Argo" story in Variety is truly about a big picture. Connecting three decades of history while erasing a quarter-century of Oscar protocol, Ben Affleck's "Argo" survived -- and indeed, thrived -- following its exclusion from the director...
EntreeCompiled by Amy Ephron and Lisa Dinsmore We received a letter from a reader telling us how how much she loved the scene in "Desk Set" (a film that Amy Ephron's parents wrote) where Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy make fried chicken and floating...
Tags: Albert Finney, Ron Howard, Movies, Redman, Ratatouille (movie)
More Than a Book Club Our book club began almost accidentally at a Mary Kay party in 1994. Someone at the event suggested we begin one, and before we knew it we were reading "A Thousand Acres" by Jane Smiley and meeting once a month at each other's...
Liz Smith"EATING! What a concept!" said the actress Holland Taylor to me way back when I first met her when we were both young. Since then, the art of eating, dining, food, health and restaurants has become such big business that there are ongoing financial tomes...
Tags: Liz Smith, Culture, Netherlands, Times Square, Palace Theater
After a day of treatments at Loyola Medical Center, Bill Spicer, longtime referee and youth sports fixture, reflected on the fundraiser held in his honor Tuesday. "I was humbled, buoyed, and did not feel comfortable being the personal recipient," Bill...
Tags: Leukemia, Health Treatments, Chemotherapy
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelTCM has released its classy “TCM Remembers” video that honors people who've died in the closing year. The tribute features writers (Ray Bradbury, Gore Vidal), singers (Andy Williams, Davy Jones, Whitney Houston), a comedian (Phyllis Diller), a...
VarietyPeter Scolari, Christopher McDonald, Richard Masur, Stephen Tyrone Williams and Danny Mastrogiorgio are among the thesps lined up to appear alongside Tom Hanks in his upcoming Broadway debut in Nora Ephron's "Lucky Guy." Williams, seen this year in Off...
Liz Smith"Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult," said Canadian feminist Charlotte Whitton back in the '70s. We don't want to dwell on tragedy -- every day there are losses everywhere. But...
Liz Smith"I'm dreaming of a white Christmas," wrote Irving Berlin. IF YOU think of the beloved song "White Christmas," you might like to remember that it was written by a Jewish man who all but dominated the American music milieu from the '20s through the '50s....
It's that time in our program to stop and remember the folks we lost this year. •Actors: Peggy Ahern, 95, and Jack Hanlon, 96 ("Our Gang" kids); Dimitra Arliss ("The Sting"), 79; R.G. Armstrong, 95; Luke Askew, 80; Zina Bethune, 66; Turhan Bey, 90;...
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