| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:02 PM
A year ago, word went out that Rupert Murdoch was looking to buy this newspaper. Reaction was swift, strong and all over the map.
Some envisioned the father of Fox News turning The Times into another partisan mouthpiece. Others fretted over Murdoch's...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 8:00 AM
We get letters. OK ... emails, mostly. Some tweets. And, yes, still the occasional missive with an actual stamp, typically affixed with a lovely shade of bile that sears through the envelope.
Beginning today, we'll use this space to occasionally...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 12:23 PM
And the crown goes to ... Miss Venezuela, Gabriela Isler, who was named Miss Universe 2013 Saturday night at Moscow’s Crocus City Hall.
Miss Universe 2012, Olivia Culpo, crowned Isler at the conclusion of the two-hour telecast, viewed by an...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Justin Timberlake joins actor Matthew McConaughey, comedian Will Ferrell, rapper Kendrick Lamar and the late "Sopranos" star James Gandolfini as GQ magazine's 2013 Men of the Year.
Timberlake was bestowed the magazine's "#Hashtag of the year" honor,...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Retro Skivvies for "Anchorman 2": Jockey International Inc. released a line of retro underwear inspired by Paramount Pictures' upcoming comedy "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues," our Business section colleague Daniel Miller writes in Thursday's paper....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Helena Bonham Carter's affair with Kenneth Branagh was apparently the source of his split with actress Emma Thompson, but Thompson now says she's forgiven her former rival.
The 54-year-old British actress spoke about the affair for the first time -- 20...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:08 AM
Streets were cordoned off and more than 2,500 people reportedly stood in line hoping to glimpse Lady Gaga, who cut a ribbon to open H&M's new New York City store in Times Square at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday. Gaga, who was wearing a colorful customized...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Taylor Swift will be seeing more Pink than "Red" as the long-legged singer sashays down the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show runway Wednesday and performs during the annual televised lingerie presentation.
Swift will join the Victoria's Secret Angels...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Back in the days when Adrian, Edith Head and James Galanos were designing, Los Angeles had fashion workrooms to rival the couture ateliers in Paris.
L.A. stylist and society maven Mary Alice Haney wants to bring that dressmaking tradition back with...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 10:59 AM
Are people tired of Justin Timberlake?
The 18,000 or so packed into Staples Center on Tuesday night weren't. Strolling across the largest stage I've ever seen at the downtown arena, the singer basked in his fans' deafening adulation for a full five...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Jamie Dornan will be the new Christian Grey, according to "Fifty Shades of Grey" author E.L. James.
Dornan, 31, who played hunky Sheriff Graham Humbert in ABC's "Once Upon a Time," is the actor replacing "Sons of Anarchy" star Charlie Hunnam. Dornan...