| Jul 12, 2012
Marion Cunningham's crusade to preserve the nightly supper hour came of her concern that without it children would never learn table manners or the give and take of dinner conversation. Not only that, she worried that such traditional American dishes as...
| Nov 11, 2012
Terry Smith collapsed face-down in a pool of his own vomit.
Lynn Blunt snored loudly as her lungs slowly filled with fluid.
Summer Ann Burdette was midway through a pear when she stopped breathing.
Larry Carmichael knocked over a lamp as he fell...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 11:57 AM
A play about Amy Winehouse has been abruptly canceled after her father reportedly withheld permission for the production to use the late singer's music and photographs of her.
"Amy" was scheduled to start performances Jan. 30 at the Royal Danish Theatre...
| Apr 30, 2012
NEW YORK — Judy Garland, often drunk and occasionally disheveled, in Peter Quilter's biographical drama "End of the Rainbow," is rummaging for booze in her suite at the Ritz hotel. She's wired, and not simply because of the pills she can't seem to...
| May 8, 2012
| 11:32 AM
Thomas Kinkade, the popular painter who died in April at age 54, was killed by an accidental overdose of alcohol and Valium, according to the medical examiner of Santa Clara County, Calif.
The autopsy report of the artist, which was released Monday,...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 1:03 PM
As Whitney Houston’s final film performance in “Sparkle” plays out in movie theaters, a set of R&B powerhouses have banded together in the wake of her death for a new TV One reality show.
“Ironically, we were all at the pre-Grammy...
| Jul 9, 2011
Former First Lady Betty Ford, who captivated the nation with her unabashed candor and forthright discussion of her personal battles with breast cancer, prescription drug addiction and alcoholism, has died. She was 93.
Ford died Friday at the Eisenhower...
| May 5, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Shane Mosley's trainer Naazim Richardson found by studying film big flaws that helped Bernard Hopkins upset previous unbeatens Felix Trinidad and Kelly Pavlik. Thursday, Richardson said he's found a repeated weakness in Manny Pacquiao that will help 8-to-...
| May 16, 2011
| 4:33 PM
For the Old Globe’s staging of Tracy Letts’ acclaimed play “August: Osage County,” scenic designer David Zinn has built a three-story dollhouse on a human scale. Director Sam Gold revels in his power as the unseen agent who...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 4:37 AM
Honesty not only isnât the best policy, in some cases, it needs to be taken out and maimed. Nowhere is that more evident than when Dr. Martha M. Masters (3M) is confronted with an âethical dilemma.â (I use the quotes......
| Jan 21, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Thank goodness Taylor Armstrong turned her daughterâs birthday party into her own. Her real one was totally ruined. With each passing week, itâs seemed as though Iâve lost a little bit more of my humanity watching the âReal Housewiv...