| Jan 1, 2010
White House Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford knows about all about cooking under pressure. After all, she cooks for the leader of the free world. (First under George W. Bush, now under Barack Obama.)
So she said she wasn't all that unnerved by...
| Nov 16, 2008
What's in a name? Well, if the name happens to be "Pussy Galore" or "Holly Goodhead" or "Plenty O'Toole," there's a bounty of salacious innuendo that prompts a tussle over the true identity of the gorgeous, well-endowed women known as Bond girls. Are they...
| Feb 21, 2009
Frank C. Ashby Jr., who cultivated a niche as a real estate appraiser to the stars, died Monday of Alzheimer's disease at a Las Vegas nursing home, said his daughter, Pamela Romano. He was 76.
Soon after Ashby established his Los Angeles appraisal...
| Oct 23, 2006
The campaign to halt various proposals to build natural gas terminals off the Southern California coast has been a rather subdued affair — until Sunday, when a parade of celebrities and surfers showed up in Malibu to join the protest.
The target of...
| Dec 14, 2009
| 8:34 AM
The continuation of Showtimes saga of Englands King Henry VIII (portrayed by Jonathan Rhys Meyers) and those who surrounded him encompasses a notable cast addition in music star Joss Stone, playing Anne of Cleves, who became another of the monarchs...
| Jun 14, 2009
| 3:12 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Hundreds of people, including friends, family and former co-stars, attended a funeral service for actor David Carradine Saturday.
The service was held indoors at the Hall of Liberty at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills, the cemetery adjacent...
| Aug 5, 2008
British soul and R&B singer Joss Stone has landed a key role in the upcoming third season of Showtime's "The Tudors."
Showtime confirms that Stone will play Anne of Cleves (Jonathan Rhys Meyers), the fourth wife of Henry the VIII.
While this will be...
| Aug 7, 2008
European film legend Max von Sydow is the latest addition to the cast of Showtime's "The Tudors."
The premium cable network announced Wednesday (Aug. 6) that von Sydow will play Cardinal Von Waldburg, a German-born clergyman entrusted by the Pope with...
| Nov 9, 2008
They don't call them "Bond babes" any more. Not publicly, any way.
The producers of the James Bond films have evolved, as has Bond himself. Ian Fleming's agent is a little less sexist.
Fleming's double-entendre names -- Pussy Galore, Holly Goodhead? Not...
| Jun 4, 2008
BY NOW, it's hard not to think of Henry VIII as the smoldering monarch.
As played by Jonathan Rhys Meyers in Showtime's "The Tudors," young Henry may as well be a rock star. This king's got chiseled cheekbones, a protruding pout, piercing blue eyes and a...
| Dec 19, 2007
Is Hollywood ready for black-tie picketing?
How about A-list writers such as J.J. Abrams and Judd Apatow in Armani tuxedos standing near the intersection of Wilshire and Santa Monica boulevards, where the limos enter the Beverly Hilton Hotel for the...
| Jan 7, 2007
It's one thing to judge celebrities on their amateur dancing.
It's another to get away from the desk and show your own stuff.
Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba do just that as their popular series "Dancing With the Stars" spawns the ABC spinoff...