David Rensin, co-author of Brillstein's memoir: "When he finally read the first draft on a plane to England, he called to say that even though he knew the story by heart, the book had, to his surprise, kept his interest. Believe me, it wasn't the writing; it was the life I had written about."
Britt Allcroft on Carlin: "For the entire six years we collaborated during the 1990s on the PBS television show 'Shining Time Station,' this George worked with a teddy bear at his side."
You know it's in your blood when: Upon hearing of Newman's death, longtime hockey writer Lisa Dillman — who grew up a rink rat — had to rent "Slap Shot."
Dear Sirs: Heston's letters to the editor of the L.A. Times.
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