| Sep 4, 2011
All's Faire in Love
A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 5:44 PM
Record producer David Anderle has listed his longtime Hollywood Hills home for sale at $4.75 million.
Built in the 1920s, the Spanish-style villa was once a speak-easy. Details include decorative tile work and beamed ceilings. The three-bedroom, four-...
| Dec 4, 2011
A Westside compound that "Twilight" stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart had been leasing for the last several months has come on the market at $5.995 million.
Built in the 1990s, the west-facing property encompasses almost half an acre and...
| Jan 20, 2010
Nina Lamb may be partially responsible for some of the greatest rock music ever recorded. Her contribution? Cheese-and-spinach phyllo rolls.
"The Doors would go into their studio to rehearse or record," Lamb says, "and they'd get hungry and they'd call...
| Apr 13, 2008
Keith Gessen's sad young men -- interns, editorial assistants, doctoral candidates, would-be novelists -- are an apprentice generation among New York's intellectual/literary circles. They spiral out of college spouting "The truth shall make you free"...
| Jun 8, 2008
A Guitar and a Pen
Stories by Country Music's Greatest Songwriters
Edited by Robert Hicks, John Bohlinger
and Justin Stelter
Center Street: 258 pp., $23.99
O irony of ironies.
Here I spend half my life trying to pass as a member of the...
| Mar 31, 2009
As a studio executive at United Artists, Steven Bach presided over one of the most notorious debacles in movie history -- the making of 1980's "Heaven's Gate" -- an experience he would later write about in what would become a classic in the Hollywood...
| May 11, 2009
Stephen Bruton, a Texas musician long admired and much in demand as much for his astute guitar work as for his insights as a songwriter, died Saturday in Los Angeles of complications of cancer. He was 60.
Bruton, who had played with Kris Kristofferson...
| Sep 23, 2009
Norman Katkov, a writer who started his long career crafting articles for newspapers and magazines and moved on to television scripts and novels, died Sept. 13 at his Los Angeles home of age-related causes, his son Richard said. He was 91.
| Jan 15, 2010
| 4:41 PM
Louisiana singer and songwriter
Bobby Charles, 71, the singer-songwriter who penned such hits as Fats Domino's “Walking to New Orleans,”“See You Later Alligator” by Bill Haley and His Comets and “But I Do&...
| Jan 29, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Performers including Pink, Jamie Foxx and T-Pain are put through their paces in the lead-up to Sunday's extravaganza. In this era of award show proliferation, it's hard not to smirk at the "once-in-a-lifetime" advertising campaigns for shows such as the.....