Pity the Plants All over town it's leotards for the ladies and old but wool-lined army and navy jackets for the men and shocked talk about the icy blasts. A girl named Kathy, 14, on the way to school yesterday, said, "I think this is the coldest it has ever be
"ALICE IN WONDERLAND": 27 DAYS Are you ready for a trip down the rabbit hole? Tim Burton, Johnny Depp and Disney are adding a strange new chapter to the Lewis Carroll classic with "Alice in Wonderland," a film that presents ...
Briton's a Stevereno I've been reading the short stories by Peter Ustinov in the Atlantic and wondering how he does it. Acting, speaking, traveling -- and writing superlative fiction, I mean. In the versatility sweepstakes, he's Britain's answer to Steve Allen
This year's Oscars numbered only one foreign-born winner -- Austria's Christoph Waltz ("Inglorious Basterds") -- among the four acting champs. However, that does not mean the Oscars are guilty of any homegrown bias. After all, six of the 20 acting nominees wer
Bookie Problem A character who goes by the name of Front End Freddy was sounding off the other day about a nasty situation which prevails among bookmakers. "For years around here," he said, "bookies have been arbitrarily limiting their payoff to 15, 6 and 3."