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  • Wardrobes in history

    Wardrobes in history
    69 BC to 30 BC Cleopatra is undoubtedly a clotheshorse. Everyday clothing worn by most women in her time includes underdresses of linen or silk with an over-robe, sometimes of the same material. An outer-cloak, or palla, is worn over both those garments....
  • Cornering the market

    Cornering the market
    Send a big donation off to the dial-a-miracle church of late-night cravings. Your prayers have been answered. Du-par's at the original Farmers Market has not only come back to life, it's now open 24 hours a day. This is just the latest in a series of...
  • Hot Property: Dr. Phil lists Beverly Hills villa at $16.5 million

    Hot Property: Dr. Phil lists Beverly Hills villa at $16.5 million
    Dr. Phil, as straight-shooting TV host Phil McGraw is best known, and his wife, Robin, have listed their Mediterranean villa in Beverly Hills at $16.5 million. The couple is selling because they have bought a hillside view home that they've been admiring...
  • Leeza Gibbons sells Hollywood Hills estate

    Leeza Gibbons sells Hollywood Hills estate
    Update: Talk-show host Leeza Gibbons has sold her longtime Hollywood Hills compound for $4,795,000. Owned in the '40s by actress Joan Crawford, the 11,137-square-foot Mediterranean is set behind gates on more than an acre of landscaped grounds, which...
  • Anne Froelick Taylor dies at 96; blacklisted screenwriter

    Anne Froelick Taylor dies at 96; blacklisted screenwriter
    Anne Froelick Taylor, a Hollywood screenwriter who co-wrote the 1950 Joan Crawford drama "Harriet Craig" but whose career was cut short when she was blacklisted during the McCarthy era, has died. She was 96. Taylor, who received screen credit as Anne...
  • Joan Alexander dies at 94; '40s radio actress played Lois Lane in 'Superman'

    Joan Alexander, a leading radio actress in the 1940s best known for playing Lois Lane, the ace reporter who was constantly being rescued from peril by Superman, died of an intestinal ailment May 21 at New York Presbyterian Hospital. She was 94. After...
  • Mike Silverman dies at 90; touted himself as "the Realtor to the stars"

    Mike Silverman dies at 90; touted himself as "the Realtor to the stars"
    For decades, Mike Silverman touted himself as "the Realtor to the stars," drawing swoons from the news media here and abroad both for his movie-star clientele and his movie-star looks. In his case, the nickname wasn't just a publicist's creation but a...
  • Hot Property: Britney Spears lists her home for $7.9 million

    Hot Property: Britney Spears lists her home for $7.9 million
    GOOGLING "Britney Spears" just now yielded 98,600,000 hits; googling " President Bush," 44,600,000. Makes you wonder what's wrong with this planet, doesn't it? Nevertheless, here's one more contribution to Google: Britney Spears -- pop princess or pop...
  • Hot Property: Julianna Margulies' Santa Monica home for sale at $4.5 million

    Hot Property: Julianna Margulies' Santa Monica home for sale at $4.5 million
    Whenever I walk into a hospital emergency room, I still look for Nurse Hathaway -- the one who goes the extra mile for her patients, even when someone who looks like George Clooney is distracting her at the moment. Actress Julianna Margulies may have...
  • 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...
  • Goyer happy to bring horror to Chicago

    Writer/director David S. Goyer liked Chicago so much while on set for "Batman Begins" and "The Dark Knight" he returned to direct his horror movie "The Unborn." He got more than he bargained for."We had an earthquake while we were filming an exorcism...
  • Hot Property: Pickfair is for sale for $60 million

    Hot Property: Pickfair is for sale for $60 million
    There are celebrities so well-known that they need to use only one name. The housing equivalent is Pickfair, the Beverly Hills Georgian manor whose name instantly summons images of old Hollywood and the days of glamour and opulence. Pickfair has been...