September 15, 1991
I've been meaning to write about Schwarzenegger ever since I took my granddaughter (age 7) to see "Kindergarten Cop." Call me naive, but I never realized that this film, which pandered to small children in all of its advertising, would be filled with such ugly, obscene violence. As an educator, I also was appalled as Schwarzenegger's character led his class in a Nazi-style strut with a whistle to control them. We walked out with my granddaughter crying because of her disappointment.
January 28, 1990
"The Long Crusade" incorrectly stated that skinheads "strut about in heavy boots with steel toes, known as Doc Martens." It is true that some do in fact wear Doctor Martens, but stating that skinheads strut about in these is like saying that anyone who wears the same type of clothes as Tom Metzger or his son, John, is indeed a blatant racist. Please don't overlook the fact that someone in a business suit, or someone with long hair, can be racial. Because your whole article is about not judging a book by its cover, or a horse by its coat, don't judge someone by the shoes they wear.
December 12, 1992
The NFL is rapidly approaching parity--with the World Wrestling Federation, that is. I'm referring to the highly irritating poses and antics performed by "pro" football players after nearly every down in the NFL. In the recent Phoenix-Washington game, some Cardinal went so far as to strut his stuff upon making a tackle after an interception --a game his team lost, 41-3, for crying out loud. What's next, moonwalking after winning the opening coin toss? DAVE CARR Agoura
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 19, 1999 |
Performers of all ages will strut their stuff Saturday in the city's third annual Talent Showcase, 7 to 9 p.m. at Cypress High School's Centurion Theater. The city-sponsored show benefits the Cypress Senior Center. The show sells out every year, organizers said. Tickets cost $2 and can be purchased from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the senior center, 9031 Grindlay St. Tickets also can be bought at the door. Information: (714) 229-2005.
August 12, 2010
Stand-up students in the Groundlings comedy program strut their stuff in "Attack of the 50-foot Sunday," a weekly series beginning Sunday. Brimming with fresh talent, including Tom Blank, Laurel Coppock and Jeff Galante, the cast presents new sketches each week as well as a closing improv set at the end of each show. Groundlings Theater, 7307 Melrose Ave., L.A. 7:30 p.m. $15. (323) 934-4747. http://www.groundlings.com.
March 3, 2011
The Official Twilight Convention: Finally, somebody starts paying attention to little Stephenie Meyer's fantasies of repressed teen desire filtered through the prism of bloodthirsty but sort of ethical vampires. There will be something for every fanatic at this conference celebrating Meyer's series of books and movies, including a panel on bloodsucker lexicon, a karaoke party with Tinsel Korey and Julia Jones, and a vampire ball where you should be able to strut in your finest velvet and high collar.