Charles Grodin

Charles Grodin

I regret never having the opportunity to interview Charles Grodin, who succumbed to bone marrow cancer yesterday at 86. I can’t think of an actor who played deadpan on screen better. Just go back and watch his delivery and demeanor in Albert Brooks’...
POTD: Is That The Special?

POTD: Is That The Special?

From the “Restaurants My Wife Would Never Go Back To” file. Note the woman standing on a chair while everyone else at her table remains seated. Possible caption: “Yes, I know you co-starred in ‘The Freshman,’ but you can’t be in...
POTD: Letters Live

POTD: Letters Live

For the Picture Of The Day, here some of the funniest entries from the annual Letters Live fundraiser, in which actors and others are recruited to read real letters from various people. The subjects vary widely. Some are very serious, some not so much. Below,...
POTD: George Segal

POTD: George Segal

I was saddened to hear of the death at 87 of actor George Segal. The headlines tonight tout his appearances on the TV shows “The Goldbergs” and “Just Shoot Me,” but the man used to be a bona fide movie star and had a six-decade career. He...