This blog is where I write about my take on pop culture and the people who are getting rich and famous for no apparent reason. From those who were once talented and are desperate to be in the spotlight again, to those who rise to fame by making a porn film which features them...
Dan Markel, legal scholar, dies at 41
Bodies, black boxes handed over from Ukraine crash site
Crossword Puzzle and Answers: June 18-24
Cartoon: It only takes one hothead…
Consul General David Siegel on the death of Max Steinberg
Kerry arrives in Cairo to press for Gaza cease-fire
Arab rifts may complicate search for Gaza truce
U.S. issues travel warning for Israel, West Bank and Gaza
Tag: Pop Culture
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July 6, 2008 | 5:06 pmFrom The Radio Hall of Fame:
These words introduced broadcast radio’s biggest and most important dramatic program. For two decades, The Lux Radio Theatre presented radio versions of movie attractions, current or coming, while the biggest names in...
August 2, 2007 | 8:00 pm
November 30, 2006 | 7:00 pmIn June 2005, the Backstreet Boys released "Never Gone," an album filled not with the teeth-rotting pop confections of the group's youth, but with songs of a more adult contemporary style. To date, the disc has sold some 3 million copies -- huge numbers for most bands, but a far cry...
September 22, 2005 | 8:00 pm
"Go Ahead, Make My Shabbos!" No, it's not Clint Eastwood turning religious, but a slogan on a T-shirt and coffee mug at Jewschool store, a Web site offering cheeky sloganned goods like T-shirts, underwear, caps, pins and bags.
The "Ghetto" tote, for example, which totes the...
September 4, 2005 | 8:00 pm
This Sunday, as America commemorates the fourth anniversary of the World Trade Center attack, films, television, plays and books are just beginning to grapple seriously with the phenomena of suicide bombings and terrorism.
The lag time between a cataclysmic experience and its...
July 22, 2004 | 8:00 pm
April 15, 2004 | 8:00 pm
Andy and Opie. Archie and Meathead. The Professor and Mary Ann. Dorothy, Rose, Blanche and Sophia. We can all thank Sheldon Leonard, Norman Lear, Sherwood Schwartz and Susan Harris, respectively, for bringing these people into our living rooms and the pop culture landscape.
December 25, 2003 | 7:00 pm
Exclusive photos: Horrific Tesla crash aftermathSHARES
Donald Sterling rambles about blacks, Jews, Magic Johnson and Jewish free loan societiesSHARES
Max Steinberg, L.A. native and IDF volunteer, killed in GazaSHARES
Watch: Idina Menzel sings ‘Let it Go’ with Jimmy Fallon and The RootsSHARES
Israel needs an Irony DomeSHARES
L.A. pro-Israel rally interrupted by violenceSHARES