| Dec 31, 2008
Designer was known for '60s unisex fashions
Ted Lapidus, 79, the French fashion designer who helped redefine chic with the 1960s unisex look, died Monday at a hospital in Cannes, on the French Riviera. He reportedly had been suffering from...
| Mar 13, 2009
In Hollywood, everyone takes the Dalai Lama very seriously -- except perhaps for the Dalai Lama himself.
The 14th reincarnated primate of Tibetan-style Buddhism -- as well as his scattered people's political leader -- comes pretty close to being the...
| Jun 24, 2009
Kevin Pollak's live online talk show is supposed to run for two hours, but tonight it's going long again -- way long. That doesn't bother Pollak: He wants his guest to keep talking.
Between sips of beer, former "Saturday Night Live" star Dana Carvey...
| Mar 29, 1999
Mary Susan Herczog chronicled her battle with breast cancer in The Times from December 1997 to August 1998. Today, she updates us.
After going down the "how's this and how's that?" checklist and getting variations on "just fine, thanks" in response,...
| Oct 31, 2010
Fall's hottest hairstyles include perfect and polished 1950s ponytails and pixie cuts inspired by Mia Farrow's late-1960s crop. The trendiest styles from fashion runways and the red carpet are pulled up, swept to the side or simply chopped off.
| Jan 22, 2011
Theoni V. Aldredge, a preeminent costume designer in theater and film who created wardrobes for more than 300 productions over nearly 50 years, died Friday at a Connecticut hospice, said her husband, actor Tom Aldredge. She was 78.
Know for her...
| Jan 11, 2011
Peter Yates, the British director of "Breaking Away," "The Dresser" and "Bullitt," the 1968 Steve McQueen movie whose landmark car chase sequence over the hilly streets of San Francisco was a career-defining moment for both director and star, has died. He...
| Jun 5, 2011
To help make your next trip to Las Vegas a winner, I tested iPhone apps (they also work on iPod Touch and iPad) that you can use to book a room, sharpen your card skills or even say, "I do." Many have an Android version that works on multiple platforms,...
| Feb 16, 2012
Although she was an Oscar-nominated songwriter, Dory Previn was better known for ballads that spoke to wounded souls. A gifted lyricist, she mined her traumatic childhood and later mental illness to write confessional songs that found an audience —...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 10:52 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The iPhone 5 is finally here.
After months of rampant rumors and hype, Apple debuted its latest smartphone Wednesday in front of a packed house at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, claiming it is the world’s thinnest.
| May 10, 2012
With one high-profile haircut on the Paramount Studios lot, Vidal Sassoon vaulted to fame in Hollywood.
Flown in from London, he trimmed the tresses of Mia Farrow for her role in the film "Rosemary's Baby" — a $30 haircut that he calculated cost...