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Paul Newman

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  • The Paul Newman post: sort of food-related

     
    Whoa. I can't believe Paul Newman is dead. This is sort of a food post, considering all those salad dressings and popcorn his name was on. I saw Paul Newman once when he came back to his alma mater, Kenyon......
  • Salad daze

     
    Owl Meat seems to feel a little negative about his guest post today -- at least he calls it 'subdued,' which of course means that I love it. (OK, I did have to kill out the photo of Johnny Cash......
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance': Now it really begins

     
    Now things are really getting started on So You Think You Can Dance -- we'll really see how these new rules and pairings with all-stars are going to play out.Right off the bat, though, it's a little weird -- they......
  • The look of loud

    Second in an occasional series NEW YORK -- No doubt John Waters meant it fondly when he quipped: "Come to Baltimore and be shocked." Now his vision of 1960s Baltimore is headed to Broadway, where, with the help of a team of designers, the musical...
  • Cinderella of Baltimore

    NEW YORK - The elements all are there: A ball gown, a lost glass object, even a fairy godfather. Most of all, this real-life fairy tale has, at its center, a beautiful woman who worked very hard for a very long time before her dream - one she never...
  • Gore Vidal says nice things about women in the new Vanity Fair

    Gore Vidal says nice things about women in the new Vanity Fair
    In his prime, writer Gore Vidal didn't have much nice to say about people, and he enjoyed sharing his opinions. On live television in 1968, he referred to fellow commentator William F. Buckley as a  "crypto-Nazi" (Buckley responded by calling Vidal...
  • Evan S. Connell, author of 'Mrs. Bridge' and 'Mr. Bridge,' has died

    Evan S. Connell, author of 'Mrs. Bridge' and 'Mr. Bridge,' has died
    Author Evan S. Connell, best known for his novels "Mrs. Bridge" and "Mr. Bridge," died in his home in Santa Fe, N.M., according to family members. He was 88. Connell was a recipient of the 2010 Los Angeles Times Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime...
  • Charles Durning dies at 89; Tony winner also got Oscar, Emmy nods

    Charles Durning, a Tony Award-winning actor whose prolific work in films and television included supporting roles in the classic comedy "Tootsie" and the TV sitcom "Evening Shade," died Monday. He was 89. Durning, a decorated veteran of World War II,...
  • Evan S. Connell Jr. dies at 88; iconoclastic novelist, historian

    Evan S. Connell Jr. dies at 88; iconoclastic novelist, historian
    Evan S. Connell Jr., a literary iconoclast whose writings as a novelist, poet, essayist and historian won the admiration of critics and a cult-like following of discerning readers with books on subjects as eclectic as Midwestern provincialism, the...
  • Frank Pierson dies at 87; Oscar-winning screenwriter

    Frank Pierson dies at 87; Oscar-winning screenwriter
    A writer for as long as he could remember, Frank Pierson penned his most famous line, "What we've got here is failure to communicate," decades ago for the 1967 script "Cool Hand Luke." At the time, he thought there was no way such a refined line would...
  • Gore Vidal dies at 86; iconoclastic author

    Gore Vidal dies at 86; iconoclastic author
    Gore Vidal was impossible to categorize, which was exactly the way he liked it. The reading public knew him as a literary juggernaut who wrote 25 novels —from the historical "Lincoln" to the satirical "Myra Breckinridge" — and volumes of...
  • Marvin Hamlisch dies at 68; award-winning composer of popular music

    Marvin Hamlisch dies at 68; award-winning composer of popular music
    When Marvin Hamlisch auditioned for the Juilliard School of Music, he played not Chopin or Mozart but the American folk standard "Goodnight, Irene," a choice that could have had lamentable results for any other prospective student. But Hamlisch quickly...