| Jun 18, 2008
FOR A TIME, Hollywood was enamored with former NATO commander and Democratic presidential candidate Wesley Clark. He was feted at packed Beverly Hills parties every time he breezed through town. But these days, there's a new military man on the radar: Jim...
| Dec 12, 2008
A raft of familiar names in the television industry were nominated for Golden Globes on Thursday, underscoring the difficulty new shows have had gaining traction this season.
Among the series nominated for the awards, which recognize the best programming...
| May 31, 2009
The Servants' Quarters A Novel Lynn Freed Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 256 pp., $24
"The Servants' Quarters," a novel of revenge and regret, is written in a most appealing voice -- the wise child in a household of secrets. It's a haunting voice in...
| Jun 26, 2009
The slightly soft-porn Wella Balsam ads notwithstanding, the infamous appearance on "Late Show With David Letterman" aside, it is impossible to overstate Farrah Fawcett's cultural influence.
With her practice-makes-perfect, blue-eyed smile and doomed...
| Sep 20, 2009
Crystal Lee Sutton, whose defiance of factory bosses invigorated a long-running battle to unionize Southern mill workers and formed the dramatic heart of the Academy Award-winning movie "Norma Rae," died Sept. 11 in Burlington, N.C. She was 68.
| Dec 27, 2009
Scarlett Johansson is set to step before a Broadway audience for the first time Monday night in Arthur Miller's waterfront tragedy, "A View From the Bridge," in the role of the 17-year-old niece of a tough New York longshoreman whose feelings for her...
| Jan 29, 2006
On a September day 4 1/2 years ago, nearly 1,100 ninth-graders — a little giddy, a little scared — arrived at Birmingham High School in Van Nuys. They were fifth-generation Americans and new arrivals, straight arrows and gangbangers,...