| Nov 3, 2012
Edwin Q. White
Saigon bureau chief for AP during Vietnam War
Edwin Q. White, 90, who as Associated Press bureau chief in Saigon during the 1960s was part of a fabled crew of journalists who covered the Vietnam War, died Thursday in Honolulu, the...
| Nov 16, 2012
Bernard Lansky, the Memphis retailer who helped a young Elvis Presley establish his signature clothing style of pegged pants, two-toned shoes and other flashy duds in the 1950s, has died. He was 85.
Julie Lansky, the clothier's granddaughter, said he...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 7:54 AM
It's been 20 years and 3,901 episodes since "Late Show with David Letterman" premiered on CBS in 1993. To celebrate the milestone on Thursday, Letterman invited his very first guest, Bill Murray, whom he praised as "the gold standard in American comedy,"...
| May 16, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Regard the hands of Ricky Jay. Watch them making cards do things cards never have done before, things cards didn't even know they could do. And for this master of manipulation, cards are just the beginning.
Seeing is definitely not believing in the...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:39 PM
David Mapes loves the photograph in a very “Yesterday” kind of way.
The image’s composition is a dreamy and moody black-and-white and it shows Beatles drummer Ringo Starr just days after the band’s 1964 appearance on the "Ed...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Inside the North Hollywood prop house History for Hire, a technician clamps down a sheet of pearl finish plastic and cuts a strip to fasten around the wooden hoop of a Slingerland bass drum.
Another worker is busy rebuilding a black Ludwig drum to...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 9:01 AM
The most buzzed-about social media moment of the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards was not debate over winners and losers, but rather country star Carrie Underwood's tribute to the Beatles.
It's been 50 years since the boys from Liverpool touched down on...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:04 AM
Arsenio Hall, who was on the cover of Time magazine in 1989 ("TV's hip host grabs the post-Carson generation"), returned to the air Monday night for an indefinite run as the host of a revived "The Arsenio Hall Show." (It should be said right off that...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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Bassist and singer Bobby Hackney Sr. gawked wide-eyed at the framed photos of Buster Keaton, Lillian Gish, Fatty Arbuckle and other stars from the early days of Hollywood, which lined the walls...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 12:10 PM
In an age when bands with names like the Butthole Surfers, Fucked Up, and even (sorry) Anal Cunt have, to varying degrees, achieved a measure of success, media attention and even radio play, it's hard to imagine that a talented and energetic band could be...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Sid Bernstein, the promoter who brought the Beatles to Carnegie Hall in New York City just as their fame exploded in the U.S., has died. He was 95.
Bernstein's daughter, Casey Deutsch, said her father died in his sleep Wednesday morning of natural...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Bill Murray returns for David Letterman's 20th anniversary on CBS tonight, a mark that will make the late night host's fans feel both nostalgic and, quite frankly, a little old. Murray was the first guest when Late Show With David Letterman made its...