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January 15, 2001
Clinton Values: "When they swore [Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton] in, she used the Clinton family Bible--the one with only seven commandments." (David Letterman) Full On: "Al Gore said when he leaves Washington, he will leave full of love, full of appreciation, and full of hope. How many people think he's full of it?" (Jay Leno) He's a Doll: "An action figure of 'Survivor's' Rudy Boesch will hit the stores soon. There are also plans for a Richard Hatch figure.
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BUSINESS
August 25, 2000 | LISA GIRION, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lie. Scheme. Backstab. Win a million dollars. Do nice guys really finish last? That's what America wanted to know after Richard Hatch, the "Survivor" contestant viewers loved to hate, walked away with the big prize. Rest easy. Hatch, a corporate trainer who orchestrated clandestine alliances to vote others off the island, is not the embodiment of successful office politics, management experts said.
NEWS
August 24, 2000 | PAUL BROWNFIELD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ending a saga that was as gripping as it was pointless, the CBS reality/game show "Survivor" revealed that 39-year-old Richard Hatch was its first winner. The broadcast Wednesday night, for which the network said it was commanding as much as $600,000 for a 30-second commercial, culminated 13 weeks of ratings success and left Hatch with $1 million and a Pontiac Aztek. In the end, Hatch, a corporate trainer from Newport, R.I.
NEWS
February 18, 2001 | DON OLDENBURG, WASHINGTON POST
Ex-Navy SEAL Rudy Boesch is in the national spotlight again: this time going from grumpy old "Survivor" to collectible action figure. Blue Box Toys showed off Boesch and his mini-him at the American International Toy Fair last week, the annual New York City event where thousands of toy manufacturers preview their new and upcoming products.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 24, 2003 | Robert Strauss, Special to The Times
The crowd in the lobby of the Tropicana Hotel-Casino was primarily Tuesday afternoon Atlantic City geriatric, but 10-year-old Tiffany Evans smiled cheerily with every autograph or photograph request. She stood at the end of a receiving line with her new cohorts -- the Chinese New Dynasty Acrobats, a few magicians, a comic juggler and a muscular aerial act. Just this May, Tiffany had won the grand prize on CBS' "Star Search" and now was the star of a summer variety show at the hotel.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 7, 2001 | SHAUNA SNOW
MOVIES Box-Office KO: The martial arts film "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," which won Golden Globes for best foreign film and for director Ang Lee, is poised to set a new domestic box-office record for foreign-language films. The Mandarin-language film was No. 5 at the box office last weekend, pushing its total grosses to $53 million. This weekend's receipts should send it ahead of the current record holder, Roberto Benigni's 1998 Oscar winner, "Life Is Beautiful," which took in $57.6 million.
NEWS
September 12, 2000 | ADAM TSCHORN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Presenters at Sunday's 52nd annual Emmy Awards handed out winged statuettes in all the traditional categories . . . but that was just the tip of the iceberg. A spin through the post-Emmy party scene along the Beverly Hills/Hollywood axis revealed award-winning performances not covered in the telecast.
NEWS
February 1, 2004 | Jay Bobbin, Special to The Times
Much of the fun of "Survivor" lies in watching the players adjust to unfamiliar situations. This time, though, the competitors know the game all too well. Eighteen participants from the last seven editions are back in "Survivor: All-Stars," which gets a post-Super Bowl premiere Sunday on CBS.
NEWS
October 16, 2001 | ROY RIVENBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Despite having the world's leading psychics and astrologers on their payroll, America's supermarket tabloids apparently didn't foresee an outbreak of anthrax at their headquarters in Boca Raton, Fla. More than a half-dozen employees have been exposed--one fatally--in what is being investigated as an apparent terrorist attack on American Media Inc., owner of the National Enquirer, Star, Globe, Weekly World News, Sun and National Examiner.
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