| Mar 4, 2012
| 3:03 AM
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...
| Jan 9, 1981
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...
| Aug 19, 2012
There's been a lot of beard news to comb through this summer: Egypt elected Mohammed Morsi, its first bearded president. In Ohio, the big news is a series of beard- and hair-cutting attacks by Amish people against fellow Amish. Meanwhile, entertainment...
| Aug 10, 2012
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...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 11:43 AM
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 ......
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:22 PM
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......
| Jul 21, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Hollywood has Musso & Frank Grill, and West Hollywood has that lovable old hussy, the Formosa Cafe. For a squinting glimpse of old Hollywood glamour, Burbank turns to the SmokeHouse.
It's a joint that's been serving up prime rib and iceberg wedges...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:12 PM
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...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 3:09 PM
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...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 8:00 AM
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.
| Aug 30, 2012
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...
| Jun 12, 2011
When Giorgio Beverly Hills was in its heyday, from the late 1960s to the late 1980s, Rodeo Drive was not lined with the kind of marquee designer flagships that are located there today. There was no Prada Epicenter, with its arty open facade, or faux...