If Caroll Spinney walks down the streets of Gotham, he's never recognized. Never mind that his television characters have been cultural icons for nearly four decades.
Caroll Spinney is the muppeteer who plays Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on PBS' "Sesame Street."
It's not so much that Los Angeles doesn't read; it's that sometimes we like other people to do it for us. The latest edition of McSweeney's Presents: The World Explained had a packed house.
What's there to do this week in L.A.? Gen Art kicks off L.A. Fashion Week with "The New Garde," the Orb play at the Disney Concert Hall, Ben Harper's "Both Sides of the Gun" is out on CD, Second City…
Even Cher is tired of fighting traffic. Or maybe she just wants to skip the drive home altogether. Regardless, she's in the crop of second-home buyers taking root in Los Angeles' urban core.
A proper Irish stout is dark, creamy, just slightly bitter - and almost impossible to find. "It's a bad traveler," says Chris Doyle, who has poured Guinness for 28 years at the Irish landmark Tom…
The ascension of David Linde can be seen as a trauma for Focus Features, but his ascension at Universal is a tribute to the role of specialty wings at the majors -- and to Focus in particular.