| Apr 2, 2008
The second season premiere of "The Tudors" was off by 12 percent from last year's series launch, but Showtime isn't concerned.
The latest installment in Henry the VIII's (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) ongoing attempts to wed and bed Anne Boleyn (Natalie Dormer)...
| Apr 22, 2008
Henry VIII is only on its second wife in the timeline of "The Tudors," so there's plenty more story left to tell. Showtime agrees.
The pay-cable network has picked up the Golden Globe-nominated show for a third season, it announced Tuesday (April 22)....
| Jun 4, 2008
BY NOW, it's hard not to think of Henry VIII as the smoldering monarch.
As played by Jonathan Rhys Meyers in Showtime's "The Tudors," young Henry may as well be a rock star. This king's got chiseled cheekbones, a protruding pout, piercing blue eyes and a...
| Jun 14, 2009
This is my first trip to this city of lords and chimney sweeps. As I was raising four children, everyone else seemed to slip away to London except me. The London I've finally discovered is as rumpled and comfy as old corduroy (which I like) and as stylish...
| Aug 31, 2009
If you must have a shtick, make it a good one. Robert Olen Butler is familiar with this dictum: His collection "Tabloid Dreams" was based on supermarket tabloids; the stories in "Had a Good Time" were drawn from vintage postcards; "Severance" was composed...
| Jan 23, 2010
Our book group meets in the Western suburbs. It has been going for 7 years now, and we have a very diverse group- a mix of ages, from 20s to 60s, and various career backgrounds (social work, education, psychology, writing/editing, nannying, medicine,...