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  • Surely you jest: Nicola Barker's 'Darkmans'

    Surely you jest: Nicola Barker's 'Darkmans'
    Darkmans A Novel Nicola Barker Harper Perennial: 838 pp., $16.95 paper ONE reason why Nicola Barker's novel "Darkmans" made the Man Booker short list this year but didn't win was that it isn't reader-friendly enough. That's what judge Giles Foden...
  • Howard Zieff dies at 81; directed 'Private Benjamin' and other comedies

    Howard Zieff dies at 81; directed 'Private Benjamin' and other comedies
    Howard Zieff, a top advertising print photographer and TV commercial director in the 1960s and early '70s before tapping his flair for comedy as the director of movies including "Private Benjamin," "Hearts of the West" and "My Girl," has died. He was 81....
  • Stephen M. Rivers dies at 55; Hollywood publicist and political activist

    Veteran Hollywood publicist and political activist Stephen M. Rivers died Tuesday after a lengthy bout with prostate cancer. He was 55. Over the span of his publicity career, Rivers represented some of the most recognizable names in entertainment,...
  • Christopher Trumbo dies at 70; screen and TV writer whose father was blacklisted

    Christopher Trumbo dies at 70; screen and TV writer whose father was blacklisted
    Christopher Trumbo, the screen and television writer son of Oscar-winning screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, who was blacklisted and imprisoned during the Red Scare as a member of the Hollywood 10, has died. He was 70. Trumbo died Saturday from complications of...
  • PASSINGS: John Ingle

    PASSINGS: John Ingle
    John Ingle, 84, an actor who played scheming patriarch Edward Quartermaine on the daytime drama "General Hospital," died of cancer Sunday in Los Angeles, ABC said. Ingle took over the role as the ruthless businessman Quartermaine from actor David Lewis...
  • Violas: They're hardly second string

    Violas: They're hardly second string
    Few violists are born. Most have the instrument thrust upon them. In fact, the viola -- the overlooked stepchild of the orchestra's string section -- is rarely studied as a first instrument at all. Until fairly recently, the road to mastering it...
  • The 2008 Image Index: winners and losers

    Image is a slippery creature, and one month's style sensation is the next month's tasteless trend. For those keeping score, we offer the 2008 Image Index, a sliding scale of the people, places, ideas and trends that moved up -- and down -- the pop culture...
  • Unlikely front-runners face a still-formidable Clint Eastwood

    Unlikely front-runners face a still-formidable Clint Eastwood
    This year's lead actor and supporting actor categories offer no end of irony. Although certifiable leading men like Brad Pitt in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," Leonardo DiCaprio in "Revolutionary Road," Clint Eastwood in "Gran Torino" and...
  • Review: 'W.'

    Review: 'W.'
    "W." MAY sound like the story of the initial that rocked the world, but it turns out to be the tale of a mouse that roared. Director Oliver Stone and writer Stanley Weiser's unexpected take on the life and times of our 43rd president will surprise a lot...
  • Hathaway, Daly, and Jackson's non-partisan plea: Vote

    Hathaway, Daly, and Jackson's non-partisan plea: Vote
    The participant list reads like a list of actors from the red carpet at the Oscars. Except, of course, for the Muppets. The online video by Creative Coalition, a nonprofit, nonpartisan public advocacy group, features celebrities such as Anne Hathaway,...
  • The real laughs on CNN don't come from D.L. Hughley

    The real laughs on CNN don't come from D.L. Hughley
    As if Coopie, Wolfie, Dobbsie and CNN's other kazoos weren't funny enough, "the most trusted name in news" now has comedian D.L. Hughley holding down an hour of interviews and sketches before a laugh track-like studio audience on Saturday nights. Hughley...