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Woody Allen looks in the rearview mirror

CHICAGO -- Before he made movies -- "Magic in the Moonlight" is his 44th film as director in 48 years -- Woody Allen worked as a gag writer, then a television writer, then a stand-up comic. Here's a Chicago Tribune item from the July 31, 1963, ...

Singer-pianist Dr. John still going strong at 73

PITTSBURGH -- Growing up as a New Orleans musician in the '40s and '50s, Mac Rebennack had a street-level view of the legend of Louis Armstrong.

"We're both from the same neighborhood in New Orleans," says the man who became Dr. John, "and every ...

Herc's a Merc in this latest, limited 'Hercules'

It was a bra-less age, when men wore skirts of leather, planted their feet and commenced to speechifying. About heroic deeds, which they made up, or at least exaggerated -- in Greek.

This is the world of "Hercules," a B-movie with a hint of "300-...

Country music's twang heard around the world

Country musician Brad Paisley's first tour of the United Kingdom in 2000 didn't leave him much to write home to West Virginia about.

Paisley and the other acts on the tour flew commercial airlines and saw their precious band gear stashed into the...