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Staff WriterJohn "Bradshaw" Layfield, whose villainous Texan TV persona is a cross between J.R. Ewing and Pat Buchanan, will visit the Republican Governors Association meeting Thursday to promote "Smackdown Your Vote." His cause is a nonpartisan initiative for the...
Craig Kilborn is going "Old School" as he signs off after five years on "The Late Late Show." Kilborn's farewell episode, which airs Friday, will feature guest appearances from Will Ferrell and Vince Vaughn, zap2it.com reports, as well as actress...
Tags: Vince Vaughn, Entertainment, Adam West, Martin Mull, Television
Staff WriterJohn "Bradshaw" Layfield, whose villainous Texan TV persona is a cross between J.R. Ewing and Pat Buchanan, will visit the Republican Governor's Association meeting next Thursday to promote "Smackdown Your Vote." His cause is a non-partisan political...
The Boston GlobeAs dozens of comics descend on Boston for the Democratic National Convention this week, they arrive at a curious time: More than ever, political comedians are aligned with particular parties and specific candidates. In a business once proud to be driven...
Special To The SunDOVER, Del. -- At first glance, the exterior of Dover Downs doesn't exactly conjure more famous gambling venues such as Las Vegas or Atlantic City. You won't find long stretches of glittering casinos, hotels and nightclubs. No excessive bright neon...
Chicago Tribune Movie Critic2 stars (out of 4) Neil Young's "Greendale" is an odd but sometimes lovable little mixture of great rock 'n' roll and charmingly primitive filmmaking. In 10 new Young songs, accompanied by images, the movie tells the story of a beleaguered all-American...
Times Staff WriterNeil Young has turned his self-described musical novel "Greendale" into an unapologetically personal and passionately political film that brings the album to life in a way that transcends the traditional long-form music video and defies easy...
Tags: John Sayles, Entertainment, David Lynch, Family, Eric Johnson
Times Staff Writer"Elf" is an example of the good things that can happen when hipsters do it on the square. The fable of what transpires when a young man raised by elves goes back to investigate his human roots, it manages to be both genuinely sweet and just a teensy bit...
Special to SunSpotOn the evening of the 25th, dark clouds rolled up from the south, covering our tents with snow. We awoke to a chaotic weather pattern that lasted until the early morning of the 27th: brief storms shaking the tents, brilliant sunshine sneaking through...
Tags: Weather, Weather Reports
Special to the TribuneSurprising transformations are nothing new to pop music. Within a few years the Beatles went from mop-top teen idols to sullen psychedelic mystics, and Tom Waits stunned listeners when he swapped sentimental beatnik ballads for avant-garde surrealism....
Tags: Popular Music (genre), Tom Waits
Times Staff WriterThe new Palms resort boldly hypes itself as Las Vegas' sex-iest adult playground--a way-cool, celebrity-studded, off-Strip boutique hotel and gambling joint. It's a big boast in a town that calls itself Sin City. My wife and I decided to find out for...
Tags: Maytag Corp., Arts, Tourism and Leisure, Eggs Benedict, Onions
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterPresident Bush's top political advisor met Sunday with the country's entertainment titans in Beverly Hills in an attempt to enlist Hollywood in persuading the world that Americans are the good guys in the war on terrorism. Karl Rove began the 90-minute...
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