| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:01 AM
James Franco sat front row at Gucci's Milan show launching its new Made to Measure program on Monday. [Daily Mail] While in Milan, Franco is showing a cut of "The Director," a documentary he has produced about the famed fashion house. [WWD]
| Mar 27, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Buzz Bissinger -- author of "Friday Night Lights," former Tribune investigative reporter, current contributing editor at Vanity Fair -- has published an astonishing confessional that has husbands everywhere reminding their wives just how comparatively...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 4:33 PM
By Matthew Grimm OK, I was wrong last week. Not wrong about the creeping patriarchal self-image Aaron Sorkin is constructing in HBO’s The Newsroom, so patriarchal that last week’s homage to the movie Rudy suggests a Sorkin remake would...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 12:43 PM
A 36-year-old parolee who went on shopping sprees on Rodeo Drive and Century City, charging thousands of dollars on credit cards obtained through identity theft, was sentenced Monday to more than seven years in prison....
| Aug 21, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Would you pay $315 to find out how high you soared on the court? The best answer may be that Nike didn???t become a sporting goods dynasty by making a lot of sneakers that don???t sell. The LeBron X......
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:58 AM
David Bowie, the art museum exhibition, is due to open March 23 for a four-month run at London’s venerable Victoria and Albert Museum.
For art-world purists who decry the trend toward celebrity-driven programming -- something not unheard of at L....
| Oct 15, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Close followers of B-list electro-pop ladies -- surely we’re not the only ones? -- have been waiting since 2010 for Sky Ferreira to break. That’s the year this former Angeleno released “One,” a delightfully slinky single produced...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Stand on any corner. Close your eyes. Listen. So urges journalist and historian St. Sukie de la Croix in the introduction to his book, "Chicago Whispers: A History of LGBT Chicago Before Stonewall." You'll hear, he writes, the "rat-tat-tat-tat of Al...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 1:40 PM
The competitive, often territorial world of street art has long been male-dominated. Increasingly, however, women artists are adding a distinct sensibility to the street art scene that, in Los Angeles and other cities, includes yarn bombing (or graffiti...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The snow is piling up on the streets of small-town Utah, and James Franco is talking about sex.
He is talking about sex in the way James Franco talks about sex: as a narrative tool, as a humanizing mechanism, as a way to help us understand academic...
| Sep 20, 2012
Groupon is still at the top of the heap with a North American daily deals market share of more than 50 percent. But there are still lots of smaller industry players who are finding comfortable niches.
Among them: Mom-oriented deals, for example, or...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:18 PM
"I love color," Newport Beach resident Suzan Paek says as she fiddles with a slew of Jessica Grant handbags spread across her dining room table.
"That's the premise of my bags," Paek adds, who started the line — which is named after her first two...