| Jan 4, 2013
JR Linton's painting "What Do You Mean, Another Castle?" depicts an enraged Super Mario, eyes bloodshot, plumber's wrench in hand, cracking that infamous mushroom character Toad across the mouth. Mario's right hook is captured midswing by Linton, whose...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:28 PM
It's a mark of great film-making when the retelling of history, with a known outcome, seizes us with suspense. Such is the case with "Argo," which had my heart racing within the first five minutes thanks to Ben Affleck's smart direction.
It opens with...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Neal Carpenter of Mechanicsburg has a mean streak, which, obviously, he must have inherited from his mother.
In any case, he seemed to enjoy discussing the latest news from Hanford, Calif., where a calamity threatened an exquisite dining establishment ...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Continual coverage of the trial of Drew Peterson for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio.
6:10 p.m. Jury asks to go home
Judge Edward Burmila told jurors they could go home or keep deliberating, and the jury has...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 8:37 AM
Playing a character another actress originated is just the latest chapter in Molly Parker's varied career.
Previously a star of "Deadwood" and "Swingtown," the Canadian-born actress also has been a regular in independent films. She's doing weekly...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 5:25 PM
NEW YORK -- Veteran actor Ben Gazzara died Friday of pancreatic cancer, according to the New York Times.
The star of award winning films and plays such as "Anatomy of a Murder" and "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" was 81 years old.
Among his other notable film...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 4:47 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Ben Gazzara, known for his brooding tough-guy presence in dozens of films, television shows and stage productions over his long career, died of pancreatic cancer on Friday at a Manhattan hospital, his lawyer said. He was 81....
| Nov 8, 2012
| 2:43 PM
College football is played on Saturday. And in the Jewish religion, Saturday is the Sabbath.
That might create some complications if you happen to be an observant Jew as well as the longtime radio voice of the Mississippi State Bulldogs. But in fact:...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 8:26 PM
Long brown wigs, bathrobes and bowling. They are all pieces of the cult-classic film "The Big Lebowski". The mid-90's movie is still popular today despite bombing at the box office.
To pay tribute to the film, North Rock Lanes paired with the Tallgrass...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 7:34 PM
Herbs in Pots
A "Kitchen Garden: Herbs in Pots" class will take place at 9 a.m. at the Sherman Library & Gardens, 2647 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar. Pre-registration ($50) is required. For more information, call (949) 673-2261 or go to...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 8:34 PM
One Big Tree
South Coast Plaza's 2011 Christmas Tree will be arriving by truck from Mt. Shasta and will be hoisted up between 7 and 10 a.m. at Town Center Park, 686 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa.
All About Owls
The Little Naturalist program at the...