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Los Angeles Times Pop Music CriticThe Recording Academy has announced its annual list of works to be entered into the Grammy Hall of Fame, and they include recordings by Big Mama Thornton, Buck Owens, James Brown, Bob Dylan, Richard Pryor, Whitney Houston and 22 others. As explained in...
Los Angeles Times Fashion CriticHe's been called the godfather of Rodeo Drive. And it's not all hyperbole. Before Beverly Hills was the land of designer logos, before it was teeming with tourists and rolling with Rolls-Royces, the city was home to Fred Hayman, the proprietor of the...
Show TrackerEllen DeGeneres is the latest comedian to be awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Ellen DeGeneres will receive the award during a ceremony in October....
Sports NowFox Sports columnist Jason Whitlock has apologized for using a racial stereotype to make a joke about New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin on his Twitter account....
Company TownBox office previews. A review of HBO's Girls. Courts say yes to political ads on public radio and TV stations....
24 FramesIf I heard that someone was assembling a screening series of fondly remembered films that included the likes of “Road Warrior,” “Fast Times at Ridgemont High,” “Blade Runner,” John Carpenter’s “The Thing,...
Vic Dunlop, a zany and irreverent standup comic with a natural flair for making people laugh, has died. He was 62. Dunlop died of complications of diabetes Saturday at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, said his wife, Linda. -------------------- FOR THE...
Show TrackerTracy Morgan: On "The Late Show," Tracy Morgan talks to David Letterman about the homophobic rant that got him in trouble earlier this year....
Culture MonsterChristopher Knight reviews Glenn Ligon's mid-career retrospective at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art...
Pop & Hiss"That boy rap like Tyson scrap," says DJ Quik about his longtime collaborator Suga Free in this excerpt from his "Visualism" DVD (disclaimer: features a double dosage of expletives and technicolor pimping). To which Suga Free, the immaculately-permed...
Show Tracker"The Ed Sullivan Comedy Special" on PBS will explore timeless comedy and famous comedians...
Jacket CopyThe Kennedy Center will present its 13th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor to Tina Fey on Nov. 8 in Washington. Fey is the star, executive producer and a writer of "30 Rock," for which she's won almost too......
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