She is turning 31 and is full of blarney, with a flash of summer lightning in the eyes.
I'm a sucker for summer, when our best memories are made.
The 'stache might finally have to go.
Selfies. Leonardo da Vinci produced one of the first, in 1512, followed by Rembrandt, who did dozens of self-portraits.
As dynasties go, my family takes its cues mostly from the Habsburgs, whose empire was based on superior fecundity and well-placed bribes. I remind my kids of this every day, as I treat them to yet another grand breakfast.
The Hollywood Film Festival boasts an enviable name, one that directly invokes the entertainment capital of the world, but since its founding in 1997, it has struggled to carve out a niche for itself among the thousands of film fests worldwide and the dozens in the Southland alone. Now the festival's new owner is trying to build an identity that lives up to the moniker, though not by way of glitz and glamour. This month, film festival veteran Jon Fitzgerald and his company CineCause acquired the HFF from founder Carlos de Abreu, a Mozambique-born Portuguese entrepreneur, as part of an ambitious plan to turn it into a premier showcase of socially conscious movies. In a crowded...