| Jul 23, 2010
| 4:36 PM
The subtitle of âMad Men Unbuttonedâ is âA Romp Through 1960s America,â and while the word ârompâ captures the book's cocktail-hour chattiness, it might've been more accurate to write âsashayâ or even ...
| Oct 3, 2010
It's been almost 29 years since Edith Head's died, but interest in the enigmatic American costume designer with the signature, seemingly impenetrable, circular eyeglasses has never waned. This fall, the Hollywood legend is the subject of a new book, as...
| May 1, 2010
Oscar-winning actress and avid historical home restorer Diane Keaton has put her latest project on the market in Pacific Palisades at $8.5 million.
Keaton spent more than two years renovating a Lloyd Wright-designed Midcentury house built for another...
| Nov 7, 2010
30,000 BC: Stone Age man begins using sharpened flint and seashells to scrape the hair from his body, inventing the morning shave.
1150 BC: Biblical hero Samson, whose feats of strength allegedly included slaying an entire army with the jawbone of an...
| Dec 22, 2010
Still searching for that perfect gift for your brother-in-law or a persnickety client? Coffee-table books might fit the bill, what with that suitable heft and an undeniable quotient of cool. Here we offer a few last-minute selections for those gaps on...
| May 1, 2011
| 7:18 PM
| May 1, 2011
| 12:39 PM
Words & Ideas
Compiled by Grace Krilanovich.
Mike Sacks: The author of "Your Wildest Dreams, Within Reason" will present and sign his new book. Diesel Bookstore, 225 26th St., L.A. 3 p.m. Free. (310) 576-9960.
Francine Prose and Mark...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 3:52 PM
A Palm Springs property that actor Cary Grant lived in for 20 years has come on the market at $2,995,000.
The 19th century Spanish farmhouse replica was built between 1927 and 1930 on 1.5 acres in the area known as the Movie Colony for its famed...
| Mar 12, 2011
Actor Ashton Kutcher has listed his Sunset Strip-area "bachelor pad that never was" for $2.6 million.
Kutcher bought the house in 2004 for $1 million and rebuilt it with his father but never moved in. Instead, he married actress Demi Moore in 2005....
| Oct 27, 2011
| 1:18 PM
A Sherman Oaks home built in 1936 for actress Joyce Compton is on the market at $1.795 million.
Evoking an English farmhouse with a half-timbered exterior, it features beamed ceilings, a stone fireplace in the living room and oak floors. The updated 3,...
| Nov 6, 2011
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, whose given name is Michael Balzary, has sold his newly built Malibu house for $3.15 million. The two-story contemporary had come on the market in June at $4,795,000.
Designed by Marmol Radziner, the indoor-outdoor...