Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...gave up when his date-specific doomsdays did not come to pass, died in Oakland, California.Today's Birthdays: Actor-comedian Tim Conway is 81. Singer Cindy Birdsong (The Supremes) is 75. Rock musician Dave Clark (The Dave Clark Five) is 72...
Fairbanks finalists announced for comedian Martin Short's show

...Concert Association wanted your opinion on someone witty, outgoing and talented enough to hold his or her own on stage with comedian Martin Short. They asked, you delivered - but there is still a choice to be made.As part of Short's Oct. 5 appearance...
Holiday movies offer quite the mix

...Reese Witherspoon."Top Five" - A hit at the Toronto film festival from writer-director Chris Rock, who plays a popular comedian trying to become a serious actor. With Gabrielle Union and Rosario Dawson."The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies...
More than a dance club

...West. Jay has acted on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and MTV. West is originally from Juneau and has become a professional comedian. A local, Angelo Katasse, was the opener for the comedy duo. "You know, laughter is a good cure for anything," Katasse...
Comedian ready to leave impression on Juneau

Comedian Craig Gass knows what sounds funny. After...with deaf parents, the New York-based comedian learned how to speak by mimicking advance or $15 at the door. Local comedian Dan Fink will open both shows. Gass has...
Comedian DiCrosta performs at Marlintini's July 16 & 17

Marlintini's Lounge will host comedian John DiCrosta on Wednesday, July 16 and Thursday, July 17 beginning at 9 p.m. The cost is $12 in advance and $15 at the...
Today in history

...Lefevre was released in March 2010.) Comedian Soupy Sales died in New York at age 83...musician Cris Kirkwood is 54. Actor-comedian Bob Odenkirk is 52. Olympic gold 49. Actress Valeria Golino is 48. Comedian Carlos Mencia is 47. Country singer...
Today in Sports History

...role in the 1982 drug overdose death of comedian John Belushi (Smith served 18 months...Simpson, R-Wyo., is 83. Actor-comedian Chuck McCann is 80. Former United States...Rhythm-and-blues singer K-Ci is 45. Actor-comedian Katt Williams is 41. Actor Michael Lombardi...
Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

...the environment."Cosby: His Life and Times" by Mark Whitaker. A comprehensive biography of Bill Cosby, groundbreaking comedian/entertainer."Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin and Sadat at Camp David" by Lawrence Wright. The Pulitzer-Prize-winning...
Robin Williams, manic comedy star, dead at 63

...the Hudson," Steven Spielberg's "Hook" and Woody Allen's "Deconstructing Harry." On stage, Williams joined fellow comedian Steve Martin in a 1988 Broadway revival of "Waiting for Godot.""I dread the word 'art,'" Williams told the AP in 1989...


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