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First Nighter: A. R. Gurney's "Love Letters," Walter Anderson's "Almost Home"

David Finkle | Posted 09.18.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Is Love Letters A. R Gurney's most lucrative play? No one seems to be quite sure, but it has to be up there among the prolific playwright's biggest m...

3 Easy Ways To Laugh More Every Day

Cathy Chester | Posted 09.21.2014 | Fifty
Cathy Chester

To every comedian who has ever given us hours of fun and laughter, I say a sincere thank you. You have given us a great gift, one that may add years to our lives.

Thinking About Theater and Ode to Joy

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.20.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

For a change of pace, today I'm offering you a series of random theater-related thoughts. None of which could take up a post on its own, but together they seem worthy.

Brave New Girl: Sarah Dooley Debuts With Stupid Things

Jaime Lubin | Posted 06.14.2014 | Entertainment
Jaime Lubin

For Sarah Dooley, doing stupid things has been a genius move. The winsome young artist became a YouTube sensation in 2008 when she created And Sarah, ...

Trying to Put a Ring on It

George Heymont | Posted 04.17.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

A gay film from Israel presents a hair-raising depiction of the obstacles faced by two gay men who quickly fall in love despite the fact that they are surrounded by the kind of tribal hatred as old as the feud between the Capulets and the Montagues.

These Celebrities Prove It's Never Been A Better Time To Turn 80

Pat Gallagher | Posted 04.14.2014 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Pat Boone turns 80 this year. I know! Oh, Bernadine! Please say it ain't so! Then, I discovered that his 'April Love' co-star -- Shirley Jones -- also turns 80 this year. Stop it! How did Debbie Reynolds go from a 20-something pubescent 'Tammy' to a spunky senior citizen? And there are more. We found 42 celebs who will turn 80 to 89 this year

Kid Rock, Costco and Paying Dues: Keeping First-class Without Sacrificing Coach

Kevin Walsh | Posted 02.10.2014 | Detroit
Kevin Walsh

The following was originally posted in Kevin's blog, MyMediaDiary.com An American buying a lotto ticket seems a bit redundant. After all, in the mill...

The 'First Lady' Of American Comedy Gets Top Honor

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 12.21.2013 | Comedy

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — When Carol Burnett launched her namesake variety show in the 1960s, one TV executive told her the genre was "a ...

The Day I Finally Had To Take 'No' For An Answer

Trish Vradenburg | Posted 11.25.2013 | Fifty
Trish Vradenburg

With our voices standing strong as one, we can make a difference in this fight and one day live in a world where Alzheimer's is just a distant memory.

Carol Burnett Takes On New Role To Raise Money For Alzheimer's

Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.13.2013 | Fifty

Carol Burnett joins a cast of Hollywood stars in Los Angeles on Sept. 25 for a special ensemble reading of Act 1 of "Surviving Grace," an original pla...

Prairie-oke!: Big Hits and Big Laughs at Silver Lake's Cavern Club

Xaque Gruber | Posted 10.19.2013 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Allison Arngrim, TV's original Nellie Oleson, has seen Prairie-oke! three times, and calls it "pants wettingly funny!" One of the reasons Arngrim may have been a repeat customer is the memorable, absurdist homage that Drew Droege nails as bad seed, "Mellie Moleson."

Legendary Comedian To Receive 2013 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 07.21.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON — Carol Burnett, who became famous for playing a variety of characters in sketch comedy routines on her namesake television show, was...

Together Again

www.tvguide.com | Posted 06.15.2013 | TV

Back on The Carol Burnett Show, the comedy queen and Betty White played sisters Eunice and Ellen Harper in the recurring "Mama's Family" sketches. Mor...

L.A. Times Festival of Books Coming to USC!

Jay Weston | Posted 06.05.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Some books remain with you long after reading them. Their haunting images or gripping stories stick in your head and reappear in your dreams.

Jimmy Smits Returning To 'Sons Of Anarchy'

Posted 02.28.2013 | TV

Jimmy Smits will be returning to "Sons of Anarchy" for Season 6, TVLine reports. Smits made his debut as the gangster Nero in Season 5, where he ro...

10 Nicest Post 50 A-List Female Celebrities

Pat Gallagher | Posted 03.23.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Let's take a look at some more 'mature' female celebs who figured out a long time ago that life is what you make it. Here are 10 post 50 A-List actresses, singers and talk show hosts who have had a pretty good handle on proper behavior for many years.

EXCLUSIVE: Betty White, Lucille Ball & More Classic Photos Of TV's 'Funny Ladies'

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 01.14.2013 | TV

PBS's "Pioneers of Television" paying tribute to some of the famous faces who helped shape TV into what we know and love today. On Tuesday, Jan. 1...

'Annie' at the Palace Theater: Love Notes

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro | Posted 03.08.2013 | Fifty
Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

I don't know whether I love the show or I just love the role it has played in my family life. But "Annie" still fills me with tremulousness for the past and the sunny feeling that no matter how dark things may seem, there's hope for a happy New Year.

DVDs: Not Crazy About Mad Men, The Very Cool Peter Gunn, Goofy Carol Burnett And More

Michael Giltz | Posted 12.31.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Here's a rundown of some terrific sets that came out just in the last two or three weeks. It's impossible to put them in order of preference: many of these are gems we've been waiting a long time for.

Hollywood High School Honors Major Celebrity Alum

AP | Posted 10.23.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Carol Burnett is being honored by her alma mater. Hollywood High School's Performing Arts Center announced Tuesday that it is naming a...

The Show I'd Like To See Carol Burnett and Tim Conway Host

Pat Gallagher | Posted 12.03.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

"Saturday Night Live" is all about sketch comedy. Nobody does sketch comedy better than Carol Burnett and Tim Conway. Nobody.

DVDs: Catch Up With Emmy Hits 'Homeland' and 'Modern Family'

Michael Giltz | Posted 11.27.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

In the last four weeks we've had an avalanche of TV releases, including some of the best shows on television.

WATCH: Carol Burnett On Bullying

Posted 08.29.2013 | MarloThomas

The legendary Carol Burnett joined me on Mondays with Marlo the last time she was in New York, and we had a wonderful conversation about bullying and ...

Confessions of an Ex-CONAN Intern

Cody Brotter | Posted 09.05.2012 | College
Cody Brotter

Collegiates and their parents alike should listen up to this success story.

Review: Trust Me by George Kennedy

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.14.2012 | Books
Carole Mallory

They struggled, sleeping in doorways or cars until a woman named Dolly gave them shelter, but Dolly's generosity had a price tag. Torture was commonplace in her household, and she beat George and his mother.