A bizarrely fascinating shaggy dog of a docu-fiction hybrid conceived by tyro writer-director Mark Hendrickson.
Elaine Laron, a TV writer and lyricist who worked on “Captain Kangaroo,” “The Electric Company” and “Free To Be You And Me,” died June 6 in Los Angeles of pneumonia. She was 83. Born in the Bronx in…
Annette Funicello, who first gained fame as a 12-year-old Mousekeeter on Disney's "The Mickey Mouse Club" in the 1950s and then starred opposite Frankie Avalon in a series of musical beach party…
Of all the possible ways the Monkees could have responded to the death of the group's most popular member (and biggest sex symbol), staging a nationwide reunion tour mere months afterward would not…
A show for Monkees connoisseurs, diving deep into the group's discography for material while not slighting the hits.
Ask Neil Diamond, who receives a star today on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the secret to his longevity and his answer is refreshingly simple: "Just work harder than everyone else."
Davy Jones, vocalist for the Monkees, the TV-generated pop band of the '60s, died Wednesday of an apparent heart attack in Stuart, Fla. He was 66.
Film producer Bert Schneider, a force behind such notable films from the late 1960s and '70s as "Easy Rider," "Five Easy Pieces," "The Last Picture Show" and "Days of Heaven" and brought "The…
The kind of bottom-feeding yuckfest where a character's slip in dog poo within the first minutes sets the tenor for the next 90 or so.
Producer Scott Fellows wanted to make his own version of "The Monkees," but it took him and Nickelodeon execs two years to find the right four guys for "Big Time Rush," the hit hybrid boy band/TV…
Blue Note. The two words resonate in music theory -- an ever-so-slightly flatted third that gives a blues tune its bluesy color -- and in recording history, a record label that for decades set the…