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  • Critic's Notebook: LeRoy Neiman made art safe for Playboy-reading heterosexuals

    Critic's Notebook: LeRoy Neiman made art safe for Playboy-reading heterosexuals
    Without Hugh Hefner's Playboy magazine and its philosophy of unfettered heterosexual hedonism through stimulation of all the senses, there would have been no LeRoy Neiman. Usually mischaracterized as simply a sports artist, he was actually much more...
  • $600,000-a-month lease hits the market in Beverly Hills

    $600,000-a-month lease hits the market in Beverly Hills
    The current luxury real estate market is redefining “extravagant.” First, a 8,930-square-foot house on nine acres in Northern California found a buyer for a state record-breaking $117 million. Then word came that financier Gary Winnick is...
  • A memorial service perfectly suited to Jerry Buss: glitz, grace and some goofiness

    A memorial service perfectly suited to Jerry Buss: glitz, grace and some goofiness
    The stage was filled with flowers and gold. The audience was filled with short skirts and diamonds. Davis Gaines elegantly sang "Music of the Night," while, on the screen behind him, there appeared a photo of Jerry and Jimmy Buss crooning karaoke....
  • Jose Arguelles dies at 72; New Age thinker conceived 1987's Harmonic Convergence

    Jose Arguelles dies at 72; New Age thinker conceived 1987's Harmonic Convergence
    In 1983, art historian Jose Arguelles was driving down Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles to return a rental car when a vision bloomed: On Aug. 16, 1987, a critical mass of humanity would congregate at sacred spots around the world to bond with the...
  • Bob Guccione dies at 79; founded Penthouse magazine

    Bob Guccione dies at 79; founded Penthouse magazine
    Bob Guccione, who founded Penthouse magazine and created a corporate empire around it, only to see it crumble as his investments soured and the world of pornography turned toward video and the Internet, died Wednesday at a hospital in Plano, Texas. He was...
  • Barney Rosset dies at 89; publisher fought censorship

    Barney Rosset dies at 89; publisher fought censorship
    Barney Rosset, the renegade founder of Grove Press who fought groundbreaking legal battles against censorship and introduced American readers to such provocative writers as Harold Pinter, Samuel Beckett, Eugene Ionesco and Jean Genet, died Tuesday in...
  • Cliff Robertson dies at 88; actor starred in films and on stage and TV

    Cliff Robertson dies at 88; actor starred in films and on stage and TV
    Cliff Robertson, who starred as John F. Kennedy in a 1963 World War II drama and later won an Academy Award for his portrayal of a mentally disabled bakery janitor in the movie "Charly," died Saturday, one day after his 88th birthday. Robertson, who also...
  • Hugh Hefner's son sentenced: Incident damaged Playmate, laptop

     
    Hugh Hefner's son: Marston Hefner has pleaded no contest and been sentenced in an incident that left 2011 Playmate of the Year Claire Sinclair bruised and seeking a restraining order....
  • Daum: Chick flick TV

    Daum: Chick flick TV
    Perhaps it's been brought to your attention that this is a big week for retrograde representations of women on television. Monday marked the premiere of NBC's "The Playboy Club," a noir-ish look at Hugh Hefner's flagship Chicago club in 1963, and Sunday...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Comics genius Stan Lee

    Patt Morrison Asks: Comics genius Stan Lee
    My comic book tastes ran to Classics Illustrated. Seriously, what's scarier than the graphic images of "Crime and Punishment" and Raskolnikov -- the existential "superman," not the caped one -- whacking the pawnbroker with an ax? Can I, then, hold my...
  • Lakers' Halloween costume ideas

     
    Lakers' Halloween costume ideas...