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The Secret of Warren Bennis's Success

Marty Kaplan | Posted 08.06.2014 | Business
Marty Kaplan

Though the size of Warren Bennis's obituary in the New York Times was epic -- all six columns across, filling most of the space above the fold on the back page of the A section -- its text made no mention of something about him I always thought inextricable from who he was and the success he achieved.

Losing a Hero: Remembering James Garner

Shad Meshad | Posted 07.31.2014 | Impact
Shad Meshad

You probably knew him as Maverick or Rockford. He was an icon in film and television. At the National Veterans Foundation we knew him as a supporter who was there for veterans over and over. James Garner served as an honorary board member of the NVF for many years.

My Dad Was James Garner

Patricia Rust | Posted 08.03.2014 | Entertainment
Patricia Rust

My dad would dress as Maverick and shoot his eyebrows straight to the sky and back down to the dry dusty plains of the Ole West, and he had a Maverick hat with pink silk lining. I repeat: pink silk lining!

My First Man-Crush: James Garner

Kevin Walsh | Posted 07.20.2014 | Entertainment
Kevin Walsh

"I'm getting a little jealous of James Garner," my wife informed me as I headed down the basement with my burned DVDs. I was in the middle of a bit of binge-watching a few months before Netflix appeared on our horizon.

'Rockford Files' Star Dies

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 07.21.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor James Garner, whose whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western "Maverick" led to a stellar career in TV and films such as "The...

A Rabbinic Take on 'The Great Escape'

Rabbi Herb Cohen | Posted 05.31.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Herb Cohen

The Great Escape tells the dramatic story of a cohort of men who did not give up in the face of adversity, who were focused and committed to their mission even when the road they traveled was bumpy and full of detours.

Mad Men: Are You Not Entertained?

William Bradley | Posted 06.23.2013 | TV
William Bradley

Will Mad Men regain the acclaim that made it the best drama on television? Based on the response to To Have and To Hold, so far the answer would have to be no.

Jeremy Renner As Steve McQueen? I'm Not So Sure...

John Farr | Posted 06.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

I read just the other day that Jeremy Renner may take the lead role in a Steve McQueen biopic. If it goes forward, I will be very interested to see the end product, but I would not care to be an angel investor.

Summer Reading on a Sunny (Doris) Day: David Kaufman's The Untold Story of the Girl Next Door Part I

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

There are certain actors we encounter as children having grown up on classic film who have a profound impact on us, and no one knows this better than David Kaufman, author of Doris Day: The Untold Story of the Girl Next Door.

The Value Of Milk, and The Best Gay-Themed Movies By Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

For me, seeing Milk was a transformative experience because it restored my belief that Hollywood can make quality pictures that have broad appeal.

New Obama Keating Five movie

Alison Teal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alison Teal

Voters in swing states -- and this, Colorado, appears to be the mother of all swing states -- are treated to a nearly endless barrage of political advertising and discussion.

James Garner Hospitalized After A Stroke

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — James Garner, who was hospitalized late last week after suffering a minor stroke, is doing well and should be going home shortly, ...