Originally created 06/14/06

Living briefs



LOOK AHEAD

Do the wave

The new cars and blondie are packing them in at chastain park in atlanta, so get schooled with a primer to new wave music.

Coming Thursday in Applause

On the mat

Jack Black spoofs Mexico's second most-popular sport (behind soccer) with Friday's release of Nacho Libre. check out the real heroes of Mexican wrestling.

Coming Friday

Defining 'Hero'

How do children look at male role models when many of those in the media, actors, musicians and other celebrities, celebrate a lifestyle that's not all that worthy of admiration?

Coming Saturday

TV tonight

Jay Leno might face war of words

Tonight host Jay Leno might want to consider wearing referee stripes on tonight's show when ann coulter and george carlin are his guests.

MS. Coulter, the acid-tongued conservative with a new book out, and mr. carlin, the quick-witted, antiestablishment comedian who's in the voice cast for the new animated film cars, were booked at separate times for the NBC late-nighter, a spokeswoman said monday.

The show airs at 11:34 p.m. on WAGT (channel 26).

- From wire reports

BIRTHDAYS

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Actor Gene Barry is 87. Actress Marla Gibbs is 75. Actor Jack Bannon (Lou Grant) is 66. Singer Rod Argent of The Zombies and Argent is 61. Singer Janet Lennon of The Lennon Sisters is 60. Businessman-TV personality Donald Trump is 60. Drummer Alan White of Yes is 57. Actor Eddie Mekka (Carmine on Laverne and Shirley) is 54. Actor Will Patton is 52. Singer Boy George is 45. Actress Yasmine Bleeth is 38. Actress Traylor Howard (Monk, Two Guys and a Girl) is 35. Actor Daryl Sabara (Spy Kids) is 14.

REACH US

Contact Lifestyles Editor Erica C. Cline at: 828-2946 or erica.cline@augusta chronicle.com.