| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:40 AM
For about three years, investment cognoscenti have been deviled by snarky comments on Twitter purporting to come from inside the elevator at Goldman Sachs, the investment banking firm that has long been a paragon of capitalism. The disdainful, pointed...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Alec Baldwin says he's leaving public life, delivering that news in a very public way with a lengthy missive in Monday's New Yorker magazine.
"I’m aware that it’s ironic that I’m making this case in the media — but this is the...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Justin Bieber’s crowd was loud. One Direction’s too. And though they seem like somebody’s uncles now, the Jonas Brothers once inspired the kind of shrieks that could knock down a lesser heartthrob.
But in my life as a concertgoer, I...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Call it Justin Bieber's flying circus: The pop star and his entourage reportedly filled their U.S.-bound private plane with so much pot smoke last Friday that the pilots had to wear oxygen masks to avoid a contact high.
There was also a great deal of...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 3:00 PM
If somehow you missed the news that California is drier than a stale tortilla, the Amber Alert signs have come to the rescue with highway bulletins like this one:
"Serious drought, help save water."
This is helpful to a point, I suppose, and I like...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:30 AM
By singing and dancing into the hearts of Depression-era America, Shirley Temple opened the door for hundreds of childhood performers to follow.
Yet the realm of stardom in which those young stars now find themselves couldn't be more different than...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Russia's anti-gay laws have been a source of concern for many Americans heading into the Olympic Games, but Stephen Colbert appears to have the solution. On Tuesday's "Colbert Report," he sent "self-avowed man's man" Buddy Cole to meet with the U.S. men's...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:17 PM
They were chefs and chiropractors, haircutters and hoteliers, some 150 small-business owners across Southern California.
All had entrusted LA Payroll, a privately held company with a single office, to deal with financial necessities that can be a...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:56 AM
So I’m going to recap Monday night’s episode of “The Bachelor,” but first, a disclaimer: I literally did not hear and/or understand at least half of what was said. Because Juan Pablo won’t. stop whispering.
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:18 PM
From the moment Channing Tatum gyrated and swayed his way to see Ellen DeGeneres on her talk show earlier this week, the women in the crowd couldn’t contain themselves. They shrieked and bolted out of their seats at the sight of People’s...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 10:48 AM
An attorney for Justin Bieber said the assault charge the pop star is facing in Canada will not keep him from returning to the U.S., where his client faces a number of other charges in Florida.
The Canadian-born 19-year-old turned himself in to...