| Oct 25, 2012
| 2:14 PM
The home of theatrical agent and film producer Freddie Fields and his wife, Corinna, has sold in Beverly Hills for $6.305 million.
Built in 1929, the Spanish-style house features a two-story entry, a step-down living room, truss wood beam ceilings, an...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 3:02 PM
Fittingly, the most serious charge facing Alburtis Borough's most famous politician involves an allegation that he assaulted some soybeans.
The "crop destruction" beef against Councilman Kyle Bower is a felony, it was reported, which could carry up to 10...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Nearly 60 years have passed since Reginald Rose's "Twelve Angry Men" first stirred viewers of TV's "Westinghouse Studio One," and the subsequent movie version became even more memorable for the superb performances of Henry Fonda and Lee J. Cobb as jury...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:27 PM
Numerous novels and nonfiction books depict aspects of deception, trickery and illusion. Here are a few samples of books that debunk the idea that "what you see is what you get."
"Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil" by Tom...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 5:40 AM
NEW YORK -- Helen Gurley Brown, who created the idea of a modern woman with her book "Sex and the Single Girl" and was editor in chief of Cosmopolitan magazine for three decades, has died at age 90, the Hearst Corporation said Monday.
Gurley Brown died...
| Aug 8, 2012
As one of America's most widely read and influential film critics from the 1960s through the '80s, Judith Crist was known for her often-caustic reviews that earned her a reputation as "the critic most hated by Hollywood."
Director Billy Wilder once joked...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 12:53 PM
Judith Crist, who blazed a trail as the first full-time female film critic at a major U.S. newspaper and went on to become widely known to cinema lovers through her movie reviews in TV Guide magazine and on the "Today" show, died Tuesday at age 90.
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:47 AM
In a world more to his liking, Gore Vidalmight have been president, or even king. He had an aristocrat's bearing — tall, handsome and composed — and an authoritative baritone ideal for summoning an aide or courtier.
But Vidal made his...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 10:56 PM
Gore Vidal was impossible to categorize, which was exactly the way he liked it.
The reading public knew him as a literary juggernaut who wrote 25 novels —from the historical "Lincoln" to the satirical "Myra Breckinridge" — and volumes of...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 1:34 PM
In a city where you can cruise down Lincoln Avenue for a bite at the Lincoln Restaurant (paying the check with currency featuring a picture of you know who), then go shopping in Lincoln Park before meeting a friend in Lincoln Square, it's impossible for...
| Jul 8, 2012
With summer in full swing, it's time to hit the beach — for sunning, yes, but also for shopping.
There's a new level of sophistication in shopping along the coast. Locally owned boutiques with a curated point of view are changing the flavor of...