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Jean Harlow

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  • 'Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression' by Morris Dickstein

    'Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression' by Morris Dickstein
    Morris Dickstein's "Dancing in the Dark" is not exactly the syncretic "Cultural History of the Great Depression" that its subtitle promises -- at best, the book treats inferentially the broad political and social trends of that desperate, crucial era. Let...
  • Gloria Molina

    Gloria Molina
    Gloria Molina's life has been one of contradictions: the famous feminist politician from East L.A., the career policymaker/politician who still feels like an outsider. She can claim many "firsts," a lot of admirers and a lot of political foes. The first...
  • Our blond obsession, from Di to Paris

    ADMITTEDLY, there's something uncanny about the publication of "The Diana Chronicles," Tina Brown's book about the princess of Wales, just as America's own blond headline-grabber, Paris Hilton, was making her way (back) to jail. It makes it too tempting...
  • A craft beer revolution is brewing in Southern California

    A craft beer revolution is brewing in Southern California
    It's been 75 years since actress Jean Harlow christened the Los Angeles Brewing Co.'s first shipment of Eastside beer after the repeal of Prohibition. Beer making in L.A. has been sporadic since then, but there are signs that a craft brew revolution is...
  • Thong politics

    Lawrence Ferlinghetti's poem, "Underwear," begins, "I didn't get much sleep last night thinking about underwear." The recent statutes outlawing public display of undergarments passed by several Louisiana towns (and being considered in Georgia, New...
  • Marilyn Monroe: Focus on the image

    Marilyn Monroe: Focus on the image
    Aug. 5, 2008 is the 46th anniversary of the death of Marilyn Monroe, whose light burns as brightly as ever. Jean Harlow was more a vamp, Carole Lombard more an actress, and both died younger than Marilyn, who was 36. Yet they are remembered mainly by film...
  • 'Roughing it' at Ft. Hunter Liggett

    'Roughing it' at Ft. Hunter Liggett
    "This is a unique destination where you are allowed on a military post, visit [one] of the 21 missions and stay overnight at Hearst's private lodge," says reader Lloyd van Horsen of Santa Barbara, in recommending Ft. Hunter Liggett. THE SETTING Ft....
  • Star-Filled Mausoleum Awaits Michael Jackson

    Star-Filled Mausoleum Awaits Michael Jackson
    One month after a lavish public memorial for Michael Jackson, the pop singer's family prepared to inter him privately Thursday in a mausoleum filled with legendary entertainers. On Wednesday, a judge said Jackson's estate will bear the funeral costs,...
  • Report: Gwen Stefani Pregnant Again

    Little Kingston may soon have a playmate. Gwen Stefani and her husband, Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale, are expecting their second child, according to People. The news comes from an unlikely source, Rossdale's dad, Douglas Rossdale, who reveals, "They and...
  • Michael Jackson's burial cost $1 million, including $35,000 for burial outfit, $16,000 for flowers

     
    Michael Jackson’s funeral at Forest Lawn cemetery in Glendale cost more than $1 million, including $35,000 for the pop star’s burial garments, according to court documents unsealed today. Jackson was interred amid much media hype at the cemetery's...
  • Album review: Ke$ha is a wisecracking 'Animal'

     
    Ke$ha comes on like a well-worn worst nightmare, her manicure chewed and her morals thoroughly compromised. The 22-year-old music industry brat -- her mom's a songwriter who raised her family in studios and dives from Los Angeles to Nashville --......
  • From Harlow to Clooney: The largest-ever collection of glamour photography goes up for auction

     
    Mad about old Hollywood? Now may be your chance to nab a classic photo from Tinseltown's storied history. Thousands of classic Hollywood glamour photographs from the Michael H. Epstein and Scott E. Schwimer collection will be auctioned off on March......