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Inside the 2002 Steven Spielberg movie “Catch Me If You Can” is the germ of a great idea for a Broadway show, since antihero Frank Abagnale Jr. ultimately turns out to be less of a con man than consummate thespian. He’s constantly...
Pop & HissThe veteran songwriter mixes recent tunes with tales of his vaunted past. A quick synopsis of any Richard Harris movie, according to Jimmy Webb, goes like this: He plays the king. He yells a lot. He dies at the end.......
Culture MonsterIt's a mass seduction. A guy saunters in, snappily attired in a single-breasted charcoal suit. Setting aside his fedora, he turns his sexily hooded eyes to the audience and, as the band strikes up, emits a dreamy baritone. The clock......
Pop & HissFrank Sinatra may well be spinning in his grave over the heavy metal hijacking of a dozen cornerstone numbers from his repertoire for "Sin-atra," a tribute to the Chairman of the Board....
Show TrackerDionne Warwick hit the top of the charts in 1985 alongside Steve Wonder, Elton John and Gladys Knight with "That's What Friends Are For," a rousing ode to friendship. One of the key lines of the song spoke of sticking......
Culture MonsterWhether you need just one more track to finish off your ironically sappy mix for your sweetheart or are searching for a tune to soothe the pain of a Valentine gone wrong, weâve got you covered. For the next eight......
Culture Monster"King me!" is what checker players love to shout, but it could also be a slogan this summer at the Old Globe in San Diego -- although both British kings on display, Shakespeare's legendary Lear and Alan Bennett's historical George......
Idol TrackerIt's informative to listen to the two versions of "All the Way," the ballad by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy van Heusen, recorded by the presiding spirits of this week's "American Idol." This week's mentor, Harry Connick Jr., took on the tune last year in a jaunty...
Bernard Birnbaum CBS producer won 7 Emmys Bernard Birnbaum, 89, a CBS News producer who helped shape the public's view of issues ranging from poverty to the Watergate scandal while working alongside Walter Cronkite and Charles Kuralt, died on...
Culture MonsterA new musical opening Friday at the Old Globe theater in San Diego arrives with an old name. As a story in Sundayâs Arts & Books section explains, 19 songs from the celebrated Oscar-winning songwriting team of Sammy Cahn and......
Culture MonsterSan Diego -- Something slightly felonious is happening with the goldmine of tunes by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen, the songwriting team that helped revitalize Frank Sinatraâs hip factor in the 1960s. The new musical âRobin and the 7......
Of the following fabled songwriting teams of the 20th century, which won three Oscars, garnered eight Oscar nominations, but never won a Tony? A) Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. B) George and Ira Gershwin. C) Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick...
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