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In His 13th Straight Year As The Tony Awards' Head Writer, Dave Boone Is An Ace At Crafting Comic Gold

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 06.20.2016 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

Not only was Boone influenced by the storytelling, he was also obsessed with sound effects.

The 75th Anniversary Of The USO Through Photos

Pat Gallagher | Posted 02.04.2016 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

To mark its 75th anniversary, the USO is inviting Americans to get reacquainted with today's USO, whose mission it to strengthen America's military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country throughout their service to the nation.

Filling George Gobel's Shoes

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 01.14.2016 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

One of the funniest lines every delivered on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson was in 1969 when four famous men were on the set: Carson, Bob Hope, D...

Mother, Hope and the Meaning of Christmas

Joel Peterson | Posted 12.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Joel Peterson

I came to understand as never before what Christmas is. Christmas is not in the glitter and props and material objects offered and received. It is not in rituals, half pagan, whose meanings had long been forgotten.

Authors Night 2015: Cooks, Cookbooks, and Others

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.09.2015 | Books
Regina Weinreich

High profile authors like Nelson DeMille, Dick Cavett and Dr. Ruth Westheimer had stacks of books to sell under the Authors Night tent. Not surprising, the longest line was for author Ed Burns, yes that Ed Burns.

A Nostalgic Glance Down Memory Lane: Remembering Joe Franklin

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 03.30.2015 | Entertainment
Randee Mia Berman

Joe Franklin gave many creative thinkers and artists a start, from rocket scientists to rock 'n rollers, from Barbra to Woody. For many, he was not only the King of Nostalgia, but the King of Exposure.

Bing Crosby's Enduring Appeal

Carl Pettit | Posted 04.14.2016 | Entertainment
Carl Pettit

Bing Crosby conquered radio, film and the recording industry -- and made it all look easy. The celebrated crooner not only transformed the American music scene, he also played a pivotal role in the creation of the American buddy road movie.

Jaywalking in L.A.!

Jay Weston | Posted 01.31.2015 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The amazing poster for the Hungarian film, WHITE GOD. It's also the last shot of the movie, with 250 dogs lying on the plaza in front of the little girl who stars. poster from Magnolia

Disney During World War II and Hope: Entertainer of the Century Showcase Two Hollywood Legends Who Did Everything They Could for the Troops

Jim Hill | Posted 01.11.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

As a former servicemember, I have to admit that I'm always intrigued by how various entertainment entities observe Veterans Day.

Thanks For the Memories: An Interview with Richard Zoglin on Bob Hope

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.06.2015 | Books
Regina Weinreich

In his long dynamic career, Bob Hope's story resonates as a cultural history of the last decade: a rags-to-riches immigrant, he was a pioneer in vaude...

Bound By Flesh: The Story of Violet and Daisy Hilton

Alex Doll | Posted 08.27.2014 | Weird News
Alex Doll

As a curiosity, full of salacious possibility, or as the heartbreaking tale of two women, unprepared for independence after success, Bound By Flesh is a humanizing and powerful must-see recounting of the rise and fall of these fascinating women.

Ann Brenoff

Hollywood's Biggest Real Estate Moves In 2013

HuffingtonPost.com | Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.30.2013 | Los Angeles

They buy. They sell. We look at the pretty pictures like the celebrity real estate snoops that we are. Somewhere deep inside us, we love the visceral ...

Reliving My Christmas In Vietnam With Bob Hope

Doug Bradley | Posted 02.22.2014 | Fifty
Doug Bradley

It wasn't until I was 23 years old that I spent my first Christmas away from home. I sure as heck didn't expect to share it with Bob Hope, Johnny Bench, Lola Falana, the Gold Diggers, Miss Universe, and 30,000 screaming GIs. But there I was in a war, in Vietnam, a lonely soldier far away from home on America's holiday of holidays.

Burbank Airport Painting

Marc Trujillo | Posted 02.16.2014 | Arts
Marc Trujillo

Here's a new painting of the interior of the Burbank or 'Bob Hope' airport. The title is '2627 North Hollywood Way', the painting is 22"x41" oil on p...

PHOTOS: Bob Hope Fan Paid Big Money For This

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 09.29.2013 | HuffPost Home

This past weekend proved to be a successful one for the famous Julien's Auctions, which recently hosted a sale of Bob and Dolores Hope's property. ...

PHOTOS: Bob Hope Slept Here, But Nixon Landed A Helicopter At This Incredible Estate

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.25.2013 | HuffPost Home

The long-time home of Bob Hope and his wife Dolores in Los Angeles' Toluca Lake neighborhood is on the market for the first time since it was built fo...

Movie Review: Afternoon Delight - All Hail Kathryn Hahn!

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.29.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'll admit it. I have a critic's crush on Kathryn Hahn. Jill Soloway's witty, surprising Afternoon Delight only confirms it.

PHOTOS: No One Expected This From Bob Hope

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 07.27.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's part UFO, part awesome.

How To Own A Piece Of Bob Hope

Los Angeles Daily News | Bob Strauss | Posted 06.29.2013 | Los Angeles

Hundreds of items owned by Bob and Dolores Hope will go on sale for charity next weekend. The sale, starting Saturday at St. Charles Borromeo Church ...

Bob Hope's UFO Home Can Be All Yours

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 03.04.2013 | HuffPost Home

If you have $50 million to spare, that is.

12 Oscar Jokes That Must Have Seemed Relevant At The Time

Posted 02.06.2013 | Comedy

The Oscars wouldn't be complete without the host and presenters cracking jokes at Hollywood's expense, but like most topical jokes, their shelf-life c...

Groucho Gave Secretary High Marx: Author Steve Stoliar Recalls His Days as Groucho Marx's Secretary

Steve Karras | Posted 04.07.2013 | Comedy
Steve Karras

Stoliar's storied tenure as Groucho Marx's secretary is tempered with highs and lows, bookended by the psychotic Erin Fleming -- Groucho's young and mercurial life manager and companion who hitched her wagon to the star in his declining years.

Bob Hope Decorates The Neighborhood (JOKE)

Posted 12.21.2012 | Home

"I wanted our street to have the prettiest decorations in the neighborhood, so I strung lit colored balls from house to house, all the way down the bl...

Garage Sale At Late Comedian’s Home This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 12.06.2012 | HuffPost Home

We miss you, Bob.

When Comedy Was Clean and Comediennes Were King

John Farr | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

For those wanting a respite from today's low, "in-your-face" brand of comedy, here are a few tried-and-true classics featuring these top screen comediennes. These special ladies made us laugh -- and feel smart -- at the same time.