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Alcohol Addiction (INACTIVE)

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  • Peter O'Toole: The chronic actor

    Seamus Peter O'Toole was an alcoholic and actor but, thankfully, not in that order. He would win worldwide recognition after he played the title role in David Lean's magnificent "Lawrence of Arabia," which was not only a grand spectacle but historically...
  • Q&A: Olivia Laing on the long love affair between writers and alcohol

    Q&A: Olivia Laing on the long love affair between writers and alcohol
    In F. Scott Fitzgerald's second novel, “The Beautiful and Damned,” he referred to alcohol as “the rose colored glasses of life.” When taking a close look at the lives of America’s greatest authors, it may come as no...
  • Peter O'Toole Dies; 'Lawrence of Arabia' Star Was 81

    Irish-born stage and screen actor Peter O'Toole, who became an international star in the title role of David Lean's Oscar-winning epic "Lawrence of Arabia," died on Saturday at age 81. He was undoubtedly one of the greatest actors of his generation....
  • ABC News' Elizabeth Vargas Enters Rehab

    NEW YORK -- ABC News anchor Elizabeth Vargas is in treatment for alcohol dependency. Vargas and the network confirmed Wednesday a New York Daily News story about her treatment. Vargas, who is 51 and married to singer-songwriter Marc Cohn, is anchor of...
  • Homeless Army vet is transformed, GQ-ready: Time-lapse video

    Homeless Army vet is transformed, GQ-ready: Time-lapse video
    Something as simple as a haircut can change your life. Just ask U.S. Army veteran Jim Wolf. Wolf, who struggles with alcoholism, poverty and homelessness, teamed up with Michigan filmmaker Rob Bliss and Degage Ministries to create a time-lapse video...
  • Richard Lewis on why he disappeared

    Richard Lewis on why he disappeared
    When you’ve been having phone conversations with comedian Richard Lewis for the past three decades, it doesn’t take long for him to warm up. But this time is different. Sure, he starts out light, contemplating his place in comedy, his...
  • Redefinition could help regulate rehab homes

    The Costa Mesa City Council introduced an ordinance this week that could help the city's enforcement efforts against problematic rehabilitation homes. The council gave an initial 4-0 vote on the ordinance's first reading Tuesday night. Councilwoman...
  • Gavin MacLeod captains a memoir

    Gavin MacLeod captains a memoir
    This post has been corrected. Please see note at bottom for details. Gavin MacLeod was a fixture on television for years. From 1970 to 1977, he played sweet-natured news writer Murray Slaughter on CBS' "The Mary Tyler Moore Show." No sooner did "MTM"...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Klondike' on Discovery

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Klondike' on Discovery
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 19 - 25, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Revolution Rachel and Charlie...
  • Veterans Day: Mission to Heal

     
    “My vision here today is to at least reach out to one vet who is suffering,” said Iraq war veteran Tom Woods during a speech he gave while standing in the shadow of the USS Iowa in San Pedro, Ca. on Saturday afternoon. Scanning the crowd,...
  • Review: 'We Are Water' by Wally Lamb

    Review: 'We Are Water' by Wally Lamb
    In Wally Lamb's latest novel, “We Are Water,” outsider artist Annie Oh has left Orion Oh, her psychologist husband of 27 years, to marry a sophisticated, Manhattan-based art dealer named Viveca. On the way to the wedding — set in Lamb'...
  • Compton school board member arrested on suspicion of DUI

    A Compton school board member was arrested this week on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, according to law enforcement documents. Skyy D. Fisher, 30, was arrested shortly after midnight Tuesday and posted $5,000 bail at 8:55 a.m.,...