| Dec 13, 2009
Doris Duke. It's a mighty big name in philanthropic circles.
The only child of tobacco and hydropower magnate James Buchanan Duke, she inherited his $80 million estate in 1925, when she was 12. The "poor little rich girl" grew into an elegant woman whose...
| Nov 26, 2010
It takes two, it always takes two.
Though romantic couples get the attention, some of the most memorable movie pairings, from Marlon Brando and Rod Steiger in "On the Waterfront" to Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon as "Thelma & Louise," feature same gender...
| Jan 30, 2011
The Art of Not Sitting Pretty
St. Martin's Press: 479 pp., $35
Here comes that old question, the one that pops up when a new biography of a prominent artist or writer is published: Do we judge an artist by the life or the work?...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 5:48 PM
Michael Moore and Susan Sarandon have dropped in. A seasoned diplomat dispenses free advice. Supporters send everything from boxes of food and clothes to Whole Foods gift cards. They even have their own app, for the legions of fans following them on...
| Oct 13, 2011
Most groups that count on donations might welcome nods of support from someone with the deep pockets of superstar Kanye West or the influence of activist and MSNBC host Al Sharpton.
But when the anti-establishment movement called Occupy Wall Street...
| Apr 23, 2010
At the crux of the lingering debate over Dr. Jack Kevorkian is an unresolved question of character: What kind of guy would devote his life to helping other people die? Was he a compassionate visionary, fighting to end the suffering of the ill, or was...
| Nov 16, 2011
Bluesman collaborated with Stevie Ray Vaughan
Doyle Bramhall, 62, a blues singer, drummer and songwriter best known for his collaborations with the late guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan, died Saturday at his home in Alpine, Texas, the Houston...
| Oct 30, 2009
| 4:33 PM
A spy tells us that Saorise Ronan is in virtually every scene of "The Lovely Bones" as the central character of this compelling story of a murdered girl, her grieving family, and her killer. And we hear that Ronan steals the picture from everyone...
| Aug 17, 2008
MAYBE IT'S the fusty name: Emmy. Sounds a bit like that teetotalling aunt who's always bragging about her latest canasta score. Last year, the Emmy Awards drew just 13.1 million viewers, down from 16.2 million the year before. (Even the Country Music...
| Nov 1, 2009
| 9:33 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 1 - 7 in PDF format This week's TV Movies TV MOM: Kate Gosselin, above, discusses the end of her marriage and her TV show in an interview with......
| Nov 17, 2009
| 4:34 AM
After a somewhat disappointing and heavy breakup episode last week, âHow I Met Your Motherâ went back to basics for âThe Playbook.â It was a fun, mostly stand-alone episode showcasing Barney's (Neil Patrick Harris) womanizer ways. T...