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  • Brain scans, the new snake oil

    In an Op-Ed piece in the Dec. 5 L.A. Times, self-proclaimed "neuropsychiatrist and brain-imaging expert" Daniel G. Amen attempts to convince us that "three of the last four presidents have shown clear brain pathology." Starting with Ronald Reagan's...
  • Museums can't compete

    Art museums exist to acquire and treasure important works for the benefit of you and me. Exhibitions, education and scholarship are all essential, of course. But those activities derive from art museums' primary function -- collecting works that deeply...
  • Hot Property: Denise Richards' Hidden Hills home on the market for $4.25 million

    Hot Property: Denise Richards' Hidden Hills home on the market for $4.25 million
    Maybe it's because neighbors didn't exactly roll out the welcome wagon when she began filming her new reality TV show at home, or maybe it's because, as she says, she wants to be closer to her kids' school. Whatever the reason, expect the moving van to...
  • President Obama Visits Beverly Hills for Star-Studded Fundraiser

    President Obama Visits Beverly Hills for Star-Studded Fundraiser
    BEVERLY HILLS -- President Barack Obama defended his Supreme Court pick and painted an upbeat vision of the economy Wednesday as he addressed major donors to the Democratic Party in Beverly Hills. "It's safe to say we have stepped back from the brink,...
  • David Brooks figures out Mel Gibson's real problem: He's a narcissist!

     
    If you're Mel Gibson, you know you're really in trouble when your epic ranting misadventures take the leap from the showbiz blogosphere and tabloids to the august New York Times Op-Ed pages, where the Times' house conservative David Brooks nails......
  • CAUSE CÉLÈBRE: Ready to give Barack the part

    CAUSE CÉLÈBRE: Ready to give Barack the part
    ON desks all over Hollywood, there's a note this morning waiting to be sent: Memo to Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton: We think you're aces. Really. And we love your husband. But we're running off with Sen. Barack Obama. Hope you understand. It's all about...
  • Warner Bros. to Absorb New Line

    It's the end of the line for New Line -- at least in its current form. The 40-year-old studio behind such franchises as "Lord of the Rings," "Austin Powers" and "Rush Hour" will become a significantly smaller version of itself and merge into a unit of...
  • Hollywood's endangered entrepreneurs

    Hollywood's endangered entrepreneurs
    IT'S hard to imagine New Line Cinema without Bob Shaye, its prickly paterfamilias. The company is being absorbed into Time Warner's Warner Bros. film division, with Shaye and most of the employees being cast adrift. Long after he'd sold his company in...
  • Fannie CEO dumps McCain for Obama

     
    Newly-installed Fannie Mae CEO Herb Allison, Jr. was national finance chair of John McCain's Republican presidential bid in 2000 and as recently as 2006 he wrote a $5,000 check to McCain's Straight Talk America PAC. But a year later Allison switched his...
  • Barack Obama: A Spielberg presentation

     
    by Mark Silva The president will appear with some well-known celebrity hosts tonight at a Beverly Hills fundraiser for the Democratic Party expected to raise about $3 million. "Obama promised to bring people together,'' the L.A. Times' Tina Daunt notes,.....
  • Modine under a magnifier

     
    It's a formula that's increasingly common among the glitterati: Get famous, watch your celebrity wilt, then stage a publicity stunt to regain the limelight. But when a bikini model rescues a village of blind orphans or a faded C-list actress saves a...
  • Spielberg, Katzenberg and Geffen step up to support Jerry Brown for California governor

     
    Some powerful Hollywood types--Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen--plan a fundraiser for Jerry Brown, who hopes to obtain the Democratic nomination for California governor next year....