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  • Magic Johnson-Led Group to Buy Dodgers for $2 Billion

    Magic Johnson-Led Group to Buy Dodgers for $2 Billion
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- A group led by Lakers legend Magic Johnson emerged Tuesday night as the new owners of the Dodgers, ending months of uncertainty for the storied but troubled baseball franchise. Johnson, who guided the Lakers to five NBA...
  • Ryan Gosling saves pink-wigged British woman from gnarly taxi accident

    Ryan Gosling saves pink-wigged British woman from gnarly taxi accident
    Who needs People's Sexiest Man Alive title when you're a real-life superhero like Ryan Gosling? On Tuesday (April 3), the actor reportedly saved a woman from stepping off the pavement in front of a speeding taxi at a busy New York intersection. The woman...
  • Commentary: Don't despair — fiction lives

    Commentary: Don't despair — fiction lives
    Put down that dragon tattoo girl. Stop catching up with Bree Tanner. You don't need any help from Kathryn Stockett. Forget about the latest from Scott Turow or David Mitchell or Charlaine Harris or Paul Auster or Rick Riordan or Stephen King. Novels are...
  • Hillary Clinton's campaign responds to article in Vanity Fair

    When reporters began to ask last weekend about a bruising profile of Bill Clinton that appears in the July issue of Vanity Fair magazine, the former president's aides struck back with this scathing rebuttal. To: Interested Parties From: Office of...
  • Boys, girls and 9/11

    It is time to consider a post-9/11 stupidity amnesty. Anybody who recalls the tidal wave of inane public speech that battered the country in the months after the terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania, during what one writer...
  • An iconoclast with a sense of humor

    An iconoclast with a sense of humor
    Everyone has a favorite David Sedaris piece. Mine, I don't mind saying, is the essay "Me Talk Pretty One Day," in the collection of the same name. Just like everyone else who claims to love Sedaris (we were unable to procure a single disgruntled reader...
  • Miami Dolphins owner Steve Ross tops real estate ???Power 100???

     
    Last year, Miami Dolphins owner Steve Ross came in at No. 2 on The New York Observer???s "Power 100" ranking of "The Most Powerful People in New York Real Estate" behind only President Barack Obama. This year he???s got top......
  • 'Sex and the City 2' reviews: How many ways can you say 'This movie stinks'?

     
    The reviews are still flooding in for "Sex and the City 2" and guess what? They're as bad as ever. The film's Rotten Tomatoes fresh rating is now residing at 12, which is higher than 0, which is where it......
  • Obama's house up for rent -- shop now and save

     
    Is the economy so bad that President Obama is advertising for roommates?...
  • Brand X Files: Pervy hacker blackmails victims. Everyone hates Spencer. Al Gore sex story is fishy.

     
    Spencer Pratt's dad 'wishes he had worn a condom,' reality star tweets: So does the rest of the country, mi' fren! Even his family hates him! (Huffington Post)Pervy hacker: A man allegedly steals explicit home videos from girls' and women's computers...
  • The Morning Fix: More McPherson drama at ABC! Swinging Sumner Redstone. Icahn takes one on the chin. ESPN playing soft with LeBron?

     
    After the coffee. Before figuring out how to do this thing faster. ABC Aftermath. With much of the television industry still reeling from the abrupt exit of ABC's entertainment chief, Steve McPherson, attention naturally turned to the overall health of......
  • Wall Street Roundup: Winning through sinning. Lashing out at Pimco.

     
    Market stumping hedge funds. Along with the retirement of hedge fund giant Stanley Druckenmiller, other hedge fund managers have been sending out letters to clients showing little of the confidence that has driven them to oversized returns in the past.......