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  • The times they are a-changin'

    The times they are a-changin'
    A few days ago, a U.S. Marine returned to the States after six months in Afghanistan. Spotting his new honey among the people waiting, he rushed forward and planted an enthusiastic kiss -- their first kiss, as it turns out. A friend snapped a picture...
  • From the Evening Sun: 'Elizabeth Taylor: She's back in front of the cameras and the press'

    There is a line in "The Mirror Crack'd," one Kim Novak directs at Elizabeth Taylor, one that plays on Ms. Taylor's heft. It is one of the funnier lines in the movie, and Miss Taylor takes it well, both on and off the screen. "Of course, I didn't resent...
  • Ty Burr, author of 'Gods Like Us,' discusses the evolution of stardom

    Ty Burr, author of 'Gods Like Us,' discusses the evolution of stardom
    Hollywood makes movies, of course, but just as important — or maybe more so — it makes stars. But as Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr argues in “Gods Like Us: On Movie Stardom and Modern Fame,” the manufacture and maintenance of...
  • EC Comics Library collections display the grace of cartooning

    EC Comics Library collections display the grace of cartooning
    If you're a fan of older comic books and comic strips, Fantagraphics is your Santa Claus. The 21st century has proved a golden age for the reproduction of classic comics, with stellar reprint series from Boom! Studios, IDW and others. But Fantagraphics is...
  • Separated At Birth: Mitt and Rock

     
    I don’t write nearly enough Separated at Birth blog posts, and although I’m scheduled for some kind of Movie List today, I decided to give that a twist by asking you to propose the film and TV actors who most......
  • Kennedy Center Honors Letterman, Led Zeppelin

    Kennedy Center Honors Letterman, Led Zeppelin
    WASHINGTON -- An array of talents was on display Sunday at the Kennedy Center Honors gala where President Barack Obama toasted the lifetime achievements of an iconic ballerina, a famed comedian, a timeless actor and two chart-topping musical acts. In the...
  • Peter Falk dies at 83; actor found acclaim as 'Columbo'

    Peter Falk dies at 83; actor found acclaim as 'Columbo'
    Peter Falk, the gravel-voiced actor who became an enduring television icon portraying Lt. Columbo, the rumpled raincoat-wearing Los Angeles police homicide detective who always had "just one more thing" to ask a suspect, died Thursday. He was 83. Falk,...
  • Winnetka a wealthy slice of suburbia

    Winnetka a wealthy slice of suburbia
    The Winnetka beach is a teal-colored sheet of glass, sailboats gliding along the horizon. The shimmering water is 73 degrees, and the lifeguard's ponytail dances in a summer breeze. Meredith Lovell's three children dash into the water with their friends...
  • Dale Olson dies at 78; publicity agent for Rock Hudson, other stars

    Dale Olson dies at 78; publicity agent for Rock Hudson, other stars
    Dale Olson, an elder statesman of the Hollywood publicity corps whose assignments over a four-decade career included representing Rock Hudson during the last months of the actor's struggle with AIDS, died Thursday of complications of liver cancer. He...
  • The James Dean 'Giant' coat, revived

     
    Bench & Loom, reviver of classic clothing, sells remake of Jame Dean's "Giant" ranch coat. Price: $648....
  • Ernest Borgnine: TCM, Antenna TV to salute him

     
    The late, great Ernest Borgnine will receive a 24-hour marathon salute from TCM on July 26. Borgnine died Sunday at age 95. He may be best remembered for the sitcom “McHale's Navy.” Starting at 7 a.m. ET Sunday, Antenna TV will offer the &#...
  • Our favorite Martians: The red planet, a pop culture history

     
    After traveling 352 million miles, NASA‘s Curiosity rover is rolling into history amid the rust-colored ridges of Mars. But pop culture and the arts ......