If you're a demanding, uptight, attitude-slinging, posse-toting actor, don't bother sending Steve Franks your resume.
The creator of “Psych,” USA's long-running detective comedy-drama, maintains a firm nice-guys-only hiring policy that has been in place since the series launched in 2006.
The Huntington Beach resident
The day after I watched this zesty documentary about the queen of pinups, I found myself behind a pickup sporting two stickers: “Real Men Love Jesus” and, right next to it, one featuring a cartoon of Bettie Page in black lingerie doing a sultry-waitress pose on a playing card. That slogan and that image sum up the two extremes of Pag
“Out of the Furnace” takes place in a small Pennsylvania town where generations of men have followed their fathers into grueling, thankless jobs at steel mills. The work is hard and unsatisfying, but it’s steady and reliable and it pays just enough to cover the bills.
Russell (Christian Bale) is making a go of it, spend
Editor's note: Restaurant critic Brad A. Johnson's first review for the Register was published a year ago this week. Since then, he has made readers aware of new gems, longtime favorites and hidden treasures. This week we'll focus on the best reviews. Here is a roundup, in alphabetical order, of the restaurants in Orange County that got a rating
Rudolph turns 49 this year, the Grinch 47. Ralphie Parker is 31 and good old George Bailey 67.
Yes, the heroes of our favorite Christmas stories are getting up there – but isn't that part of what makes them great? In a season abounding with tradition, the best in holiday television ought to be able to stand the test of time.
If you're a television character, the last couple of weeks have been unusually brutal.
I don't recall a time when more long-running characters have met their demises. (Beware! Spoilers follow.)
Joss Carter (Taraji P. Henson) on “Person of Interest.” Clay Morrow (Ron Perlman) on “Sons of Anarchy.” Richard H
It’s a little unsettling to watch a laid-back Woody Harrelson nibbling a healthy seaweed salad in a luxury hotel suite the morning after watching him play a vicious psychopath named Harlan DeGroat in the rust-belt drama “Out of the Furnace.”
It’s just a movie, but one wonders how the same actor who played the swee
Jay Leno has essentially had two jobs in his adult life: stand-up comedian and “Tonight Show” host.
On Feb. 6, the latter occupation comes to an end.
When his 21-year “Tonight Show” run is over, the 63-year-old will be faced with a difficult question: What's next?
A few months ago, NBC Entertainmen
In Dana Point, Black Friday is more than the starting gun for a shopping frenzy.
It's the start of the gray whale season, at least at Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching, where tour operators and naturalists say this could be a banner year for the gentle giants as they chug past the coast.
“We're anticipating this
San Clemente surfers are making their mark around the globe, fairing well in various contests and showing that they are a force to be dealt with on the competitive scene.
A big contest in Hawaii that wrapped up last weekend saw friends Patrick Guduaskas and Nate Yeomans make it to the quarterfinals at the Reef Hawaiian Pro. Both beat out
This lavish, energetic, lumpy Disney cartoon whips through several chapters of prologue before it hits the main story about a magical queen who inadvertently puts her storybook mountain kingdom in perpetual winter. “Frozen” boasts many good things, including snowy images that give your eyes the visual equivalent of a white-chocolate