How I Remember Gene Wilder

I grew up during a time when everyone’s favorite movies would be televised only once a year. It was true of the Wizard of Oz, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, and seasonal favorites like The Year Without a Santa Claus, and it was also true of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. If not for our reliable mothers and the …

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Juan Gabriel

Just two days ago, at the Forum in Inglewood (near Los Angeles), the dazzling and ultimate showman performed what would be his final show. Earlier today, Juan Gabriel, one Mexico’s most successful artists, and a brilliant singer, songwriter and composer, passed away of natural causes at his home in Santa Monica. He was 66 years …

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