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Farewell to the Stuffed Sandwich’s Sam Samaniego, affectionately known as the “Beer Nazi”
Performing in L.A. in 2008, Lou Reed played none of his hits. He occasionally peered up from his instrument, his visage forever caught somewhere between a scowl, a smirk, and a smile.
Wisdom from the longtime Paramount producer, who passed away on Friday
Acclaimed writer Elmore Leonard, who was known for a number of crisp, cool crime novels that became Hollywood flicks, has died.
He shunned the spotlight, didn’t play out a lot, didn’t give interviews, only had one almost-hit but try to find a current rock, folk or Americana fan who didn’t know his name.
Last week, the Los Angeles jazz world lost one of its most ardent and influential patrons, journalist Mimi Melnick.
James Gandolfini was a versatile character actor who was shining onscreen before–and after–he hit it big on The Sopranos.
The writer-reporter whose 2010 profile of General Stanley McChrystal effectively ended McChrystal's career was 33.
Although his family had said there would be no public service or memorial, word comes from councilman Tom LaBonge's office that the city will honor Huell Howser with a tribute.
Eddie Lin remembers what it was like to be a guest on Huell Howser's show, and learning that the man you saw on TV was the real deal.