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Aaron Sorkin Has No Reason to Apologize

Rutendo Nyamuda | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment
Rutendo Nyamuda

Aaron Sorkin wrote a TV series from his creative perspective and either you love it or you don't. It's that simple.

Popcorn Preview: In a World...

Leslie Sisman | Posted 10.14.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: In a World... (2013) Cast includes: Lake Bell (What Happens in Vegas, Boston Legal), Rob Corddry (Warm Bodies), Ken Marino (Role Models), Demetr...

It's So Easy To Bash "Franklin & Bash"

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 08.16.2013 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

TV Review Jackie K Cooper ...

The Six Degrees of William Shatner

Bryan Cain-Jackson | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment
Bryan Cain-Jackson

Via the world of entertainment, literature, philanthropy, parenthood and just by his continued iconic presence -- we are all connected to Mr. Shatner in some way.

David Dean Bottrell's Hilarious Ode to Working Hits the L.A. Stage

Xaque Gruber | Posted 04.15.2013 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

L.A. Theatre-goers are in for a treat because for four successive Wednesday evenings from February 20th to March 13th, acclaimed actor/writer David Dean Bottrell takes to the Acme Comedy Theatre stage.

'Shatner Rules' Explains Angst Of Turning 80

USA Today | Posted 12.03.2011 | Fifty

William Shatner, Hollywood's iconic actor, musician and philanthropist, has co-authored a new book called "Shatner Rules: Your Guide to Understanding ...

Boston Legal Star To Fill Carell's Office Chair

www.dailymail.co.uk | Posted 09.06.2011 | Home

Steve Carell's shoes are a big pair to fill - but James Spader is hoping to fill the void as he is named as the new star of The Office. The 51-year...

I Can Die Now, I've Met Betty White: National Treasure Stars in Hallmark Hall of Fame

Michael Russnow | Posted 09.12.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

As I was leaving the Hallmark Hall of Fame reception at 20th Century Fox' commissary, a studio guard wished me a good night to which I replied, "I can die now, I've met Betty White."

You Kill Me

David Dean Bottrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Dean Bottrell

I was 20 minutes late when I arrived at the theatre. It was a small joint carved out of an old retail space and the metal door squeaked loudly as I pu...

Don't Clap For Me, Argentina

David Dean Bottrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Dean Bottrell

The first time I ever appeared on stage was in a high school play. I was at the time, a nerdy, nervous 15 year-old with bad skin who had only audition...

As Seen on TV

David Dean Bottrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Dean Bottrell

About a year ago, I came out of "theatrical" retirement to act in a play here in Los Angeles. During the run I was interviewed by a local arts reporte...

I'm good enough, I'm smart enough, and, doggonit, people like me!

David Dean Bottrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Dean Bottrell

Every once in a while, people in my business need a little pep talk. Over the past few years, I've given a fair amount of them via a mentoring program...

Getting It Straight

David Dean Bottrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Dean Bottrell

A couple of days ago, a friend sent me a link to a piece published on Newsweek.com that really pissed me off. Written by an openly gay entertainment w...

Sign Language

David Dean Bottrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Dean Bottrell

After several anxious months, the Hollywood community breathed a collective sigh of relief last week when it was announced that the land above the wor...

Sweet Charity

David Dean Bottrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Dean Bottrell

There have been a lot of news stories lately about celebrities showing up to raise awareness and funds for some of the areas of the world that have be...

Shameless!

David Dean Bottrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Dean Bottrell

When I was a young actor I was pretty damned determined to "make it." To me this meant I had no choice but to nag the hell out of any and all potentia...

Streep Tease

David Dean Bottrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
David Dean Bottrell

Last July, I was in the gym, huffing and puffing away on the treadmill, when a stand-up comic approached me. Soon I found myself agreeing to appear in a show entitled Streep Tease.

Magic Envelopes!

David Dean Bottrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
David Dean Bottrell

As we approach the next round of SAG-AFTRA-WGA negotiations, we will need to keep a close eye on the future of residuals.

The Waiting Room

David Dean Bottrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Dean Bottrell

I've never been a particularly patient person. I came from a family of slow-moving people who seemed to think that life was something that just unfold...

He's Got a Ticket to Ride, But He Don't Care

David Dean Bottrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Dean Bottrell

Recently, I was reading in one of the entertainment rags that in 2009, Steven Spielberg was paid $50 million dollars by Universal for theme-park royal...

A Serious Man

David Dean Bottrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Dean Bottrell

Last night, I sat and watched the students in my acting class do some very good work. I've been blessed with a very gifted and unique group this time ...

Justin Mentell DEAD: 'Boston Legal' Actor Dies In Car Crash

Chicago Breaking News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Justin Mentell, 27, of Waukegan, was killed when his Jeep went down a steep embankment off Highway 39 near Blanchardville and hit two trees, the sheri...

Justin Mentell Dead: 'Boston Legal' Actor Dies At 27

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

DODGEVILLE, Wis. — An actor who appeared on the TV show "Boston Legal" has been killed in an SUV crash in Wisconsin. The Iowa County Sheriff's ...

Short and Sweet

David Dean Bottrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
David Dean Bottrell

I recently discovered that a short movie I wrote and directed had been viewed by over 100,000 people. This sort of floored me, mostly because it the odds against that little movie even being made were enormous.

A New New Year

David Dean Bottrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
David Dean Bottrell

bitterness, which grows quite beautifully in Southern California, has to be replaced with something a little more likely to blossom and bear fruit in the New Year.