Mel Brooks doesn't think he's an American master.
That's someone like Mark Twain or Ernest Hemingway, says the creator of the funniest farting scene in the history of film.
But Susan Lacy, executive producer of PBS' American Masters series, thought differently, and convinced Brooks to dispense wi ... More >>
Just a few minutes remain until The John Kerwin Show
starts taping, and announcer Keith Leon is teaching us the art of the
double clap. It's a trick that's been used since the dawn of television
time, he says, to make the studio audience seem bigger. Instead of
clapping at a regular pace, he ins ... More >>
A sea of screaming faces beckon movie stars to the sidewalk, where they conjure photographs, baseballs and -- when Johnny Depp appears, even a replica Freddie Krueger glove for him to sign. Outside Grauman's Chinese Theater, they downright beg for an autograph, yelling until their voices turn hoarse ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSTheater FEATURE on Happy Ending and WaterVOOMBODIAN WOMEN FROM OUTER SPACE! Staged reading
of Barry Schwam's new play at Sierra Madre Playhouse, 87 W. Sierra
Madre Blvd., in Sierra Madre. Sun., 7:30 p.m. $5 (626) 355-4318
AN EVENING WITH PAT BOONE, ... More >>
I've been unnoticeably absent from Fashion Week this season for no real reason other than I have been doing lots of random shit. It's not 'cause of any beef I may have with Smashbox (even though I am on Fern Mallis' shitlist after accidentally misquoting her in a piece I wrote for the LA Times - she ... More >>