| Oct 26, 2011
| 9:29 PM
COSTA MESA — What's your preference: handlebar or Fu Manchu? Pencil thin or thick like Tom Selleck's?
Come November, one or more of these facial hair styles might slowly emerge onto the once clean-shaven mugs of your local policymakers.
As part of...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 2:03 PM
If you star in one of television's top shows, you'll likely get a green light for any other project you want to do.
Mark Harmon hasn't done much work outside "NCIS" since the hit CBS series began, but he tackles a new role in the mystery movie "John...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:23 AM
Originally published Jan. 15, 2010.
If there is anything hard about interviewing Harrison Ford, it’s that the actor has amassed such a varied filmography of legendary highs (“Star Wars,” “Indiana Jones”), genre classics (&...
| Jan 20, 2010
Robert B. Parker, who died Monday in his Cambridge, Mass., home at age 77, spent his final moments doing exactly what he'd done for almost four decades: sitting at his desk, working on his next novel. He didn't concern himself with looking back. Instead,...
| Oct 29, 2008
Milton Katselas, a prominent acting teacher and director whose students included George Clooney, Alec Baldwin, Michelle Pfeiffer and hundreds of other actors, has died. He was 75.
Katselas, who founded the Beverly Hills Playhouse acting school in 1978,...
| Oct 3, 2007
Now that the veil of secrecy surrounding "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" has been breached with hard drives and thousands of on-set photos missing and Lucasfilm lawyers swiftly squelching leaks it's time to map the 13-year odyssey...
| Feb 27, 2009
While most crime series today rely on some sort of technical or psychological twist -- the wonders of forensics, the special knowledge of a reformed fake psychic or a good-guy serial killer, “Jesse Stone: Thin Ice," which debuts on Sunday, sticks...
| Jan 9, 2009
This is one of those houses you might want to bow to in homage as you approach. It was owned by the late Milton Katselas, founder of the Beverly Hills Playhouse acting school, director and coach to half of Hollywood.
Katselas, who died at 75 on Oct. 24,...
| Jan 24, 2009
Perpetually touring performer Beck has lowered the price on his Malibu beach house a smidgen to pique interest. Old price: $2,399,000. New price: $2,345,000. Hey, we did say a smidgen. It's his second home, and his schedule hasn't allowed much use of it....
| May 25, 2010
It's the naked truth.
More and more men are shaving ... their chests.
Yeah, it's a woolly concept. But check out your men's magazines. Check out your TV and movie stars. Check out your hip-hoppers, boy bands or just about any dude in his late teens or...
| Sep 20, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Right now I'm sitting in the audience, spying on the Emmy rehearsal. Here's what I'm seeing. Neil Patrick Harris is jumping up and down cheering the announcement that "How I Met Your Mother" won best comedy series. Of course, that's just pretend. They...
| Dec 15, 2009
| 4:32 PM
No one can lay a glove on the Golden Globes. It's the award show that has survived so many crazy incidents and outrageous behavior over the years -- remember the time a Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. member was suspended for......