| Dec 27, 2013
| 8:23 AM
Dear Pharmacist: You said some drugs are related to fluoride and may cause hypothyroidism or other diseases of the reproductive tract. Which medications and why? — D.L., Fort Lauderdale
Dear D.L.: Shocking, I know! Some of the most popular...
| Jan 4, 2014
A Los Angeles judge heard arguments Friday over her tentative ruling this week denying Katherine Jackson's request for a new trial against entertainment giant AEG Live in the death of her son, Michael Jackson.
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge...
| Jan 13, 2014
Like a creature in a director's cut of "Where the Wild Things Are," Daphne Guinness perches atop Alexander McQueen's armadillo-shaped shoes, in a nude body stocking with Elizabethan ruff around her neck, a jester's cap on her head and black silk fringe...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Bon Jovi raked in more than a quarter-billion dollars on the road worldwide during 2013 to top a year in the concert business that's being described as record-setting on many fronts.
The New Jersey rock band finished 2013 with a global box office take...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Music video’s wild ride...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Film and television producer and distributor Laurence "Larry" Joachim died in Beverly Hills on Nov. 17. He was 88.
Joachim was an innovator in the radio and television "plug business," a term he used for product placement and gifts given or won on...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:09 AM
Katherine Jackson is heading back to court Friday to ask a judge for a new trial in the family's wrongful-death case against AEG Live, which previously ended with jurors finding the concert promoter not liable for her son Michael Jackson's overdose death....
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:52 AM
Slot manufacturers dip into almost every entertainment niche in an effort to attract players, with Michael Jackson, “Sex and the City” and even Judge Judy machines hitting casinos the past few years.
The newest example is “Avatar,&...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:42 AM
On Thursday night, “Scandal” once again proved itself to be the most predictably unpredictable show on television. In a last-minute twist, as Maya is fleeing the country in a military plane procured by none other than the president, Olivia...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:58 PM
When I got to the fundraiser Monday night for L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca, I was told the press was not welcome.
Why not? I wondered.
You'd think Baca would want the world to know that, despite one debacle after another in his department —...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:38 AM
As each year winds down, Turn It Up focuses on the best of Chicago's independent music scene. Here are my 10 favorite local indie releases for 2013:
1. Chance the Rapper, “Acid Rap” (chanceraps.com): Chancellor Bennett follows his debut...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"DAVID FOSTER says, 'From now on, everything you do has to be sexy!'"
That's the advice Ruben Studdard's new producer, Mr. Foster, gave the singer.
And Ruben is taking Foster's advice. Ruben's latest album, "Unconditional Love," is the most romantic and...