| Oct 17, 2011
| 3:40 PM
What do I have in common with a growing list of authors that include Salman Rushdie, Lemony Snicket, Gloria Steinem and Alice Walker? If you said we’re regulars at Mario’s deli, you’d be wrong. Except in my case, where you would have...
| Sep 1, 2011
— First lady Michelle Obama was once a reluctant campaigner, but there are plenty of reasons she's primed to play a major role in her husband's re-election bid.
She's more popular than the president. She's seasoned now. And she's so careful in...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 10:30 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Caroline Kennedy says her daughters were "horrified" listening to taped interviews of grandmother Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' old-fashioned views on the role of women.
In the 1964 interviews with Arthur Schlesinger Jr., the young...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 4:57 AM
Smoke wafts over the stage as a sexy chanteuse bursts through a curtain of gold streamers and reaches for the microphone to sing "The Lady Is a Tramp."
"Wait. Can I try that again?" asks the singer, Laura Benanti, who plays Bunny mother Carol-Lynne in...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 9:04 AM
NBC's 1960s set drama "The Playboy Club" hasn't even premiered, yet critics have had their tails in a twist for months.
An NBC affiliate in Salt Lake City refused to air it. Feminist author Gloria Steinem, who famously went undercover as a Bunny for a...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 10:28 AM
NBC said Monday it will replace "The Playboy Club" with its news program "Rock Center with Brian Williams" beginning Oct. 31.
After three low-rated episodes, NBC has axed the Chicago-set sudser about Bunnies in the first of Hugh Hefner's Playboy Clubs in...
| Dec 9, 2007
It's easy, if you want, to diss The Cheerleader.
Easy to ridicule the stereotype, write her off as the popular, skinny, vapid airhead. Easy to consider her role outdated and one - in this era of Girl Power and female presidential candidates - that should...