| Mar 8, 2011
| 9:08 AM
Lisa is cursing at the Tom Tom on the dashboard. I am cursing at my dysfunctional laptop and/or cellphone. It is raining and cold. Our windows are fogged. Probably with the steam from our ears.
This is what happens when 21st-century reporters go off in...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 1:48 PM
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Acapulco long ago lost the international popularity contest to Cancun.
Yet one of Mexico's oldest resort cities endures, despite a ruinous swine-flu outbreak in 2009 and now drug-gang beheadings and massacres.
| Dec 26, 2010
Who wants to hang around you when you're down on your luck? And yet California, mired in budget distress and other economic woes, continues to attract visitors: Tourism was up more than expected in 2010, with visits predicted to end the year up 4%....
| Nov 9, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Nov. 9, 1940: Johnny Weissmuller has started gym training to "bulge" muscles left supple by a summer of Aquacading (so he'll look beeg and strong for the new "Tarzan" film), Jimmie Fidler says....
| Oct 19, 2010
Johnny Sheffield, the former child actor who played Boy in the Tarzan movie series starring Johnny Weissmuller in the late 1930s and '40s and later starred in the Bomba, the Jungle Boy film series, has died. He was 79.
Sheffield died Friday of a heart...
| Sep 13, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Sept. 12, 1940: Can it be that Johnny Weissmuller is going conservative? His yacht and Duesenberg racer are up for sale, Jimmie Fidler says....
| Apr 10, 2010
| 1:30 PM
ORANGE PARK, Fla. -- He pronounced the Wicked Witch of the East as "really most sincerely dead" in the classic movie, " The Wizard of Oz."
Meinhardt Raabe who played the Munchkin coroner in the 1939 film has died.
Raabe was the oldest surviving Munchkin...
| Jan 26, 2010
The state you're in is pretty amazing. People by the millions come every year from around the world to Florida for a slice of sunshine and a theme park thrill. There are lots of sights and activities that deserve your attention, too. Imagine all the...
| Nov 26, 2009
| 4:33 PM
"AVATAR" COUNTDOWN: 23 DAYS Our countdown coverage of "Avatar" continues with the conclusion of our two-part interview with the film's production designer, Rick Carter, whose credits include "Forrest Gump," "Jurassic Park" "War of the Worlds" and "The...
| Oct 20, 2009
| 4:33 PM
It was 97 years ago this month that the Frank Munsey-owned pulp called All-Story Magazine introduced the world to a vivid new character with an especially memorable name: Tarzan of the Apes. A book (one of its many, many editons......
| Sep 27, 2009
On Friday, the International Olympic Committee will decide whether the host city for the 2016 Summer Olympics will be Chicago, Tokyo, Madrid or Rio de Janeiro. Here are 10 facts about the five-ring circus:
1. Olympic sites are chosen by secret ballot, so...