February 28, 1988 |
Shawn Robbins, psychic, author and mail-order entrepreneur, has turned her big hazel eyes toward Wall Street since the stock market has become so volatile. A shaky market is good for people in her line of work, she says. "For psychics," she says, "the market is boring when it's good, but now is the chance to really shine with psychic abilities. This is a good time to go to a 'reputable psychic.' "Be careful, though. This is not the time to go to Madame Ripoff on the corner with your portfolio.
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September 2, 1989 |
A large room off the bar of Malibu's Trancas Restaurant is turned over most evenings to hairy creatures who stomp to rhythmic beats in a ritual faintly resembling those of anthropoids before a hunt. They are called dancers. They boogie to . . . well . . . music performed by groups like Jack Mack and the Heartattacks and drink an intoxicant identified as Corona beer.
May 4, 2000 |
Talk about boogie nights. . . . (Marky) Mark Wahlberg and Vince Vaughn almost got mowed down in front of the Bigfoot Lodge last week. Word has it that the two actors got into a pushing match at the Atwater Village bar with some local yokels, who hopped into a car and tried to drive up the sidewalk, aiming for 'em. The Lodge's doorman flexed his flashlight at the car, saving los amigos.
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February 21, 2002 |
Over the years, Grover Krantz would sometimes climb into his car at night and go for long, lonely rides into the woods of the Pacific Northwest. Creeping along the back roads at 25 mph with a rifle and spotlight at his side, he desperately hoped his elusive quarry, a sasquatch, would show itself. But it never did. Not once in more than 30 years of looking. Krantz, considered one of the world's foremost authorities on the supposed apelike denizen of the Northwest's forests, died Feb.
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April 10, 1990 |
We are driving up Big Tujunga Canyon Road into the San Gabriel Mountains when my wife says, "I don't believe this. A beautiful Sunday ahead of us and you are taking us on a search for Bigfoot ?" "It'll only take a couple of hours," I say, "and then we'll go out for a nice lunch." "We're liable to be dead by lunch," she says. We pass the last few homes along the roadside, then a Little League field, a juvenile detention camp and a man walking his goose. "Did you see that?" she says.
March 13, 1991 |
Good deeds come naturally to Bob Lanier. He helped build the Boys Club bearing his name in Buffalo, N.Y. He is an active member of the Thurgood Marshall scholarship committee. He once served as president of the National Basketball Assn.'s player association. Bob Lanier gets involved. David Stern, commissioner of the NBA, knew he had the right man for the job when he called Lanier two years ago and asked him to be the point man for professional basketball's "Stay in School" efforts.
December 5, 2013 |
OK, enough with the grainy footage, the first-person accounts and questionable evidence. Spike TV is looking to get to the bottom of this whole Bigfoot mystery once and for all with its next reality competition series, "10 Million Dollar Bigfoot Bounty. " Not surprisingly, the series, which premieres Jan. 10, hasn't attracted a whole lot of what you would call studious, academic types. Instead, you get a whole lot of angry, sexist rednecks yelling at each other in the woods. What better way to attract a notoriously camera-shy, quite probably mythical creature, than to have a bunch of people arguing in the woods?
June 29, 2012 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 1 - 7 in PDF format TV listings for the week of July 1 - 7 in PDF format are also available here This week's TV Movies SERIES My Cat From Hell: Two feuding felines threaten a couple's impending honeymoon in the season premiere (8 p.m. Animal Planet). The season premiere of "Bad Dog!" follows at 9 p.m. The Graham Norton Show: Will.i.am; Greg Davies; Miriam Margolyes are guests on the comedy/variety show and Adam Lambert performs (8 p.m. BBC America)
June 26, 2011 |
Full disclosure: I am no Bigfoot junkie. In fact, before strapping my mom, my 3-year-old and myself in the car and traveling north on U.S. 101 to Arcata, Calif., then swinging east on California 299 to the blink-and-you'll-miss-it town of Willow Creek, I believed all things Sasquatch were laughable at best. I knew that lots of honest folks did believe that Bigfoot or Sasquatch or, as crypto-zoologists call him, Gigantopithecus , not only exists but also thrives in Klamath River country between the Humboldt County coast and the Shasta Cascade.
June 8, 1997
Here's another entry in the annals of strange roadside attractions: the Bigfoot Museum and Wildlife Art Gallery, opened last week, off U.S. Highway 97 in Dorris (population: 892), Calif., near the Oregon border. For $2, you can view an 8-foot-tall model of the legendary Bigfoot, or Sasquatch, created by doll-maker Zelma Esther Emerson, and view a map and records of claimed sightings. Information: (916) 397-2259.