| Jan 8, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Brvao's Andy Cohen takes his late night show "Watch What Happens Live" to five nights a week....
| Dec 24, 2011
As the art director of the influential counterculture magazine Ramparts, artist Dugald Stermer had already left an imprint on popular culture when he was asked to update the design of the Olympic medals for the 1984 Games in Los Angeles.
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Despite decades if not centuries of bitter experience, business leaders apparently haven't absorbed the lesson that it's best to let your products speak for themselves and keep your big mouth shut.
The latest executive to learn this the hard way is...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 11:16 AM
California has been enamored of Hawaii since the 1860s, when a Sacramento reporter named Mark Twain rhapsodized about the Sandwich Islands’ “balmy airs.” The romance remains hot. California sends more tourists to Hawaii than any state or...
| Apr 18, 2012
Paul Bogart, an Emmy Award-winning director who launched his career during the days of live television in New York and later was a prolific director on the groundbreaking 1970s sitcom "All in the Family," has died. He was 92.
Bogart died of age-related...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The Broad Stage's 2012-13 season, which will be announced Wednesday, will feature appearances by a number of prominent performers including actor Hal Holbrook, violinist Pinchas Zukerman and thespians from Shakespeare's Globe in a production of "Hamlet."...
| May 20, 2012
A Disposition to Be Rich
How a Small-Town Pastor's Son Ruined an American President, Brought on a Wall Street Crash, and Made Himself the Best-Hated Man in the United States
Geoffrey C. Ward
Alfred A. Knopf: 415 pp., $28.95.
In 1863, the young...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Someone once said that we enter this world as strangers but we leave it as friends. They might just have had a river voyage on the grand American Queen in mind as well. What is more important, more rewarding, more fulfilling or more comforting than a...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 8:41 AM
World Book Night is coming to the U.S. in 2013 with the imprimatur of James Patterson and Ann Patchett. The bestselling authors are serving as honorary chairs for the single-day book giveaway in which half a million books will be distributed for free....
| Jun 10, 2012
The Complete Short Stories
Introduction by Adam Gopnik
Everyman's Library: 716 pp., $28
Mark Twain was on the lecture circuit for over three decades. He would take the stage feigning bemusement at discovering his audience and stand silently...
| Sep 6, 2012
The Lost Prince
Dutton: 437 pp., $26.95
Three years ago, a first-time novelist and longtime English teacher named Selden Edwards popped up on bestseller lists with "The Little Book,"...