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LA Through a Cracked Lens: Merv Griffin

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Need a Little Pick-Me-Up? The Breaking Bad Pop-Up is Here to Blue You Away!

The One Who Knocks cocktail at the Breaking Bad Experience in WeHo. Photo by Mark Blackwell. Ever since The Simpsons turned a Burbank 7-11 into a Quickie Mart back in 2007, television and restaurant makeovers have been a match made … Continue reading

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Riveting ‘The Max Factor’ Documentary Makes its Debut at The Hollywood Museum: The Self Same Building in Which the Make-Up Empire Arose

Just as the sheen of the summer of 2019 was beginning to need one more touch up before its final close-up, throngs of actors, musicians, producers, and showbiz folk alike wheeled their previously pale faces into the old Max Factor … Continue reading

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August 31: Ernie Kovacs Retrospective at Cinecon 55

The groundbreaking work of television comedy pioneer Ernie Kovacs will be featured at the 55th annual Cinecon Classic Film Festival. Clips from Kovacs’ singular career, which helped to inspire generations of comedians that followed, from David Letterman to the Kids … Continue reading

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Come Cuddle Guinea Pigs at Hilary’s Cafe: A ‘Fleabag’ Pop-Up Experience!

For Amazon Prime’s “Fleabag” fans in the know, Hilary’s Café is a way to connect with this critically and publicly well-received comedy. The promotional pop-up”café” set in a storefront on Melrose lets you pet and cuddle one of their lovely … Continue reading

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Welcome to Good Burger, Home of the Good Burger! Pops up In WeHo

Pop-ups inspired by television shows are hot this year, and right on the heels of Stranger Things’ “Scoops Ahoy,” a “Good Burger” will be popping up on July 10, 2019, to celebrate the return of Nickelodeon’s popular sketch show, “All … Continue reading

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Baskin Robbins Becomes Scoops Ahoy from Stranger Things!

Netfix will be releasing the third season of Stranger Things on the 4th of July. To get into the spirit, the Baskin Robbins on Victory in Burbank has been transformed into Scoops Ahoy! Travel back to the 80s with revamped … Continue reading

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Things we Loved this Week 05/31/19

Beavis and Butthead Documentary. When people don’t “get” Beavis and Butthead I can only explain, “You either went to school with those guys or you didn’t.” It’s fascinating to hear Mike Judge explain the ideas that inspired every character and … Continue reading

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Hollywood Museum Celebrates 80 Years of “Batman” in Latest Catwoman Display, & 80 Plus Years Combined via Christening of its new “Six Million Dollar Man” and “Bionic Woman” Exhibit!

It was a night of nostalgia, nimble precision, and nestling, and as throngs of stars, classic, current and transcontinental convened at the Hollywood Museum to commemorate, if not celebrate, the 46th anniversary of the airing of the Six Million Dollar … Continue reading

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Things we Loved this Week 5/24/19

The trailer for The Dead Don’t Die, the new Jim Jarmisch film that just premiered at Cannes. The zombie comedy features an ensemble cast including Bill Murray, Selena Gomez, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi, Tilda Swinton, Tom Waits, Danny Glover, Rosie … Continue reading

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