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Richard Lloyd Presents New Album ‘The Countdown’ with a Live, In-Store Acoustic Set at Amoeba Music in Hollywood!

“I can only be me. I can’t turn into somebody else. So every record I make is just a progression. I never felt the angst necessary to be a punk. I was too young to be a beatnik and too … Continue reading

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Holy Hollywood Museum Batman!: Nearly Every Toy, Set Piece and Costume We’ve Ever Inspired is on Exhibit Now: Batman ’66!

On Wingsday, January 10th celebrities, press, and memorabilia collectors the city over heeded the bat signal projected on to the wall of Hollywood’s venerable old Max Factor building. Said call heeded, in part, to prevent crimes of hazy remembrance by … Continue reading

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From “Hot Lips” to Animal Humanitarian; Loretta Swit Unveils Latest Book on Birthday and 45-Year M.A.S.H. Anniversary!

On Sunday November 5th, a most legendary book signing, exhibit unveiling, and birthday celebration was in full swing at the opulent Max Factor building-turned-Hollywood museum.  Yes, while you were all cursing the rush hour traffic only to remember it was … Continue reading

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Book Review: Everything is Combustible: Television, CBGB’s and Five Decades of Rock and Roll by Richard Lloyd

“One of the greatest guitarists ever: the truly unique Richard Lloyd.”- Johnny Marr Singer/songwriter and guitar virtuoso Richard Lloyd was the legendary guitarist for the seminal punk band Television. He has also enjoyed solo success since the 1980s. His new … Continue reading

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Actor/Singer Don Most Blows the Roof off Vitello’s to Sold Out Crowd before Taking his Talents to New York!

On May 10th the upstairs of Vitello’s just about had its entire roof blown off by none other than the illustrious Don Most and his most righteous 17 piece orchestra! So high octane the performance: more power to any senior citizen or … Continue reading

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T’was two weeks before Christmas and to be Oh So Cool; The Hollywood Museum Hosted Roughly 80 6th to 8th Graders from Dolores Mission School!

On a bright sunny mid-December morning in 2015 the Hollywood Museum was all a bustle and bustled from floor to ceiling with garlands galore; courtesy of museum founder Donelle Dadigan and Steve Nickelmore. Gathered together were state and city officials, … Continue reading

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First Annual “Guiding Star Gala” Benefitting “A Minor Consideration” to Bowl all Supporters Over in the Name of Funding and Fun at Lucky Strike Live; August 30th!

Remember The Donna Reed Show?  Reminisce further upon the cast, in particular those two most adorably talented kids.  Okay, now focus–focus in on Jeff—Jeff Stone. Recollect further that Jeff looked curiously and almost the spitting image of Dr. Alex Stone, … Continue reading

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The Sundance TV Expands Its Creator Driven Programming Beyond “Rectify” and “The Red Road” with “An Honorable Woman”

Sundance TV hosted an event for the press to give us and their audience a showcase of the new direction Sundance is taking in programming with “Auteur TV”. We all gathered at SoHo House at the edge of Beverly Hills, at … Continue reading

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My Dinner with Ted Lange: “Love Boat” Remembrances and Theatrical Dreams—Made Real!

I catch up with Ted Lange on the heels of the opening of his most recently directed and rousing, Lloyd J. Schwartz penned “Classic Couples Counseling”, the review of which can be found: https://thelosangelesbeat.com/2014/03/classic-couples-counseling-provides-a-prescription-for-fun-and-a-cure-via-laughter/ An actor since the age of … Continue reading

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Et Tu, Nucky?

Like a few million other people, I was completely flummoxed when Nucky Thompson shot his protege Jimmy Darmody in the head last year.  I hate to let television ru(i)n my life like this, but it’s worth talking through in public … Continue reading

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