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Show TrackerThere was one thing that “Smash” got right in its bizarre turn towards religious fervor last night: the equation of watching the show with an act of faith. I have so much hope for the show every week -- one might say, blind devotion based on...
Los Angeles Times Fashion CriticFor years, L.A.-based author Lizzie Garrett Mettler thought "tomboy" was a dirty word. "I was a definite tomboy when I was a kid," she says. "It was a nightmare for my parents to get me into a dress for a stretch of years." As she became a teenager...
Pop & HissEtta James appreciation: Simple lyrics took on deeper meaning when sung by Etta James. Her unmatched song styling helped bring West Coast R&B to prominence....
Daily Dish'The Dead Celebrity Cookbook' and the history of fatty cooking....
All The RageWho was the best Catwoman? Eartha Kitt, Michelle Pfeiffer, Halle Berry? Or will it be Anne Hathaway, who it was announced last week will play the role for Christopher Nolan's upcoming film "The Dark Knight Rises?" My money is on......
Gold DerbyRight now I'm sitting in the audience, spying on the Emmy rehearsal. Here's what I'm seeing. Neil Patrick Harris is jumping up and down cheering the announcement that "How I Met Your Mother" won best comedy series. Of course, that's just pretend. They...
Culture MonsterDear Santa Baby, this Christmas all I want in my stocking is Joey Arias. My fishnet stocking, that is, because this drag chanteuse works black stilettos, thigh highs and an ever-present microphone like Eartha Kitt in overdrive. In âArias with......
Culture MonsterWhen he wasn't busy raising hell, getting high or cashing a check for Hollywood movies like "Waterworld," Dennis Hopper was an artist. The former celebrity bad boy, who died Saturday at age 74, was an avid painter who frequented the......
Music and dance figures Leona Wood, 86; painter, teacher and dancer who co-founded the Aman Folk Ensemble (Feb. 7) Natalia Bessmertnova, 66; Soviet-era prima ballerina who danced with the Bolshoi Ballet for decades (Feb. 19) Dorothy Stone, 49, award-...
Actor Paul Newman died this year. So did Larry Harmon, who was better known as "Bozo the Clown"; W. Mark Felt, who was the mysterious "Deep Throat"; and William Stulla, who as "Engineer Bill" delighted a generation of children with a simple glass of milk....
Associated PressEartha Kitt, a sultry singer, dancer and actress who rose from South Carolina cotton fields to become an international symbol of elegance and sensuality, has died. She was 81. Kitt, whose saucy rendition of "Santa Baby" became a holiday pop music...
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