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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 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 ...

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...

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.

David Mamet's Race Against the Cultural Clock

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Thane Rosenbaum

While most conversations about race inspire deep ambivalence if not outright silence, Mamet converts the stage into a raucous racial seminar jacked up on truth serum.