| Aug 9, 2009
Her closet may have been full of designer dresses, but Sharon Tate was a flower child all the way down to her toes. Most comfortable barefoot, she used to skirt the "shoes required" laws in snooty late '60s Beverly Hills by looping leather string around...
| Jun 7, 2009
Rock stars, Jazzers, Pachucos...they may have grown up somewhere else quaint, like Sandusky, Ohio, or Canada, but they made their mark herelived, created and died here. Music is as much a part of the L.A. legacy as film and television. From the bebop...
| Jun 27, 2009
The homes of even the most beloved stars rarely see any appreciable gain in value from their celebrity cachet, and in the case of Michael Jackson's old Neverland Ranch and the Holmby Hills mansion the pop icon leased, the association may work against...
| Nov 2, 2006
HIS schedule may be packed with design commissions, photography projects and TV tapings, but Todd Oldham still finds time for one of his personal passions: the flea market. For Oldham, author of "Hand Made Modern," the reward isn't what you buy but rather...
| Aug 15, 2009
| 8:44 AM
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Former Manson family member Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme has been released from prison 30 years after a failed assassination attempt on then President Gerald Ford.
Fromme, now 60, left the Federal Medical Center Carswell in Fort Worth at...
| Aug 5, 2009
Former Manson family member Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme is set to be released from prison 30- years after a failed assassination attempt on then President Gerald Ford.
CNN reports that officials at the Federal Bureau of Prisons confirm, Fromme, now 60, is...
| Aug 9, 2009
| 9:29 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Forty years ago, they were kids. Vulnerable, alienated, running away from a world wracked by war and rebellion. They turned to a cult leader for love and wound up tied to a web of unimaginable evil.
They were part of Charles Manson's...
| Aug 13, 2009
| 2:52 PM
| Sep 2, 2009
Susan Atkins, the terminally ill Charles Manson follower who admitted stabbing actress Sharon Tate 40 years ago, lost what is likely to be her last bid for freedom before she dies.
Atkins, who suffers from brain cancer, slept through most of the four-...
| Oct 5, 2009
The director's movies, such as his Oscar-winning 2002 film 'The Piano,' may reflect his world view on morality and the role of the artist in society. |Reed Johnson
Should great artists be treated differently from ordinary mortals? Does a musician,...
| Sep 26, 1996
Even though the tape recorder is humming smoothly at Joan Didion's elbow, she can't help noticing how ominous it is.
"Is that still going?" she says sweetly. "I always worry about my own, that sense of dread when you look down and the little thing isn'...