Capital Gazette wins special Pulitzer Prize citation for coverage of newsroom shooting that killed five

Liz Smith

Scarlett Johansson corrects Internet, Travolta not creepy

"I CAN'T give you the formula for success, but I can give you one for failure -- try to please everyone."

Tracy Brooks Swope Avildsen insists this was said by her grandfather Herbert Bayard Swope at the Freedom House Dinner in the '40s.

Tracy is annoyed that this quote is being attributed to Bill Cosby in books of famous quotes. "Talk about re-writing history!" says Tracy.

As a matter of fact, famous sayings are always being misattributed, borrowed and they live on and on.

THINGS I am glad about: Scarlett Johansson coming to the defense of John Travolta, in the matter of his "creepy" embrace of her on the Oscar red carpet.

I felt...