| Dec 6, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Twitter goes crazy about Alec Baldwin's run-in with American Airlines....
| Dec 6, 2011
| 9:38 PM
Alec Baldwin went on a Twitter rampage after an American Airlines flight attendant berated him for using his phone on an aircraft waiting idle at the gate. Alec Baldwin was playing the addictive Scrabble-esque application "Words With Friends" when he...
| Aug 5, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Bloomingdale's opened in Santa Monica with a chic soiree Wednesday night to benefit the Cedars-Sinai Heart Instituteâs Womenâs Heart Center. It was the first glimpse many people had gotten of the store -- one of the anchor retailers of the......
| Jun 2, 2010
Chris Haney, a former Canadian journalist whose fascination with entertaining, barely useful tidbits of information led him to co-create the bestselling board game Trivial Pursuit, died Monday in Toronto. He was 59.
He had been in poor health the last...
| Dec 22, 2009
He already lived in the shadows, if you could call it living.
Most days, for nearly four years, Glenn Harrington foraged for money, smoked marijuana and methamphetamine, and searched for somewhere to crash: a buddy's couch, a deck chair at the...
| Nov 14, 2010
I Remember Nothing and Other Reflections
Alfred A. Knopf: 142 pp., $22.95
It's good to be Nora Ephron.
When you're Nora Ephron, you can get Meryl Streep, who once played a fictionalized version of you, to star as Julia Child in your...
| Nov 13, 2010
The first Stephen King book I ever read was "Different Seasons," a set of four novellas published in 1982. It's a hell of a collection, featuring " Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption," "Apt Pupil" and "The Body," the last of which inspired the 1986...
| Aug 17, 2010
James J. Kilpatrick, a nationally syndicated columnist whose strongly conservative viewpoints on politics, law and language appeared in hundreds of newspapers over the last five decades and made him a popular, even parodied, television pundit, died Sunday...
| Sep 6, 2010
I have always had an obsession with knowing what will happen next. I check weather.com on a nightly basis and have a predilection for scanning the TV listings so that I can plan my Sunday afternoons accordingly.
But lately, I've learned that sometimes...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 2:30 PM
I had two goals before I booked my flight to Europe: Get the lowest price, and travel with the fewest stops possible. Air Berlin offered the best fare, but little did I know its name would be so prescient.
For the first trip outside the country with my...