| Jun 11, 2010
| 3:24 PM
Imagine being on the sidelines of a football game, focused on one player, when out of the blue, a 300-pound linebacker comes barreling your way!
Do you stay with your initial subject and snap the shot or get the heck out of the way? Instincts and...
| Feb 18, 2011
Poor little Petra, just 13 and growing up in South Wales, is one of thousands of girls smitten with David Cassidy. The year is 1974, and Cassidy is the creation of a brilliant marketing campaign that preys on the hearts of teenage girls.
As you may or...
| May 1, 2008
Miley Cyrus won't be attending her first scheduled public appearance since Vanity Fair published photos that have thrown her status as a role model for young girls into question, Disney said Thursday.
The 15-year-old star of "Hannah Montana" for weeks...
| Sep 16, 2009
Jim Carroll, who died Friday of a heart attack at 60 in Manhattan, was a legend by the time he was 13. That's when the poet Ted Berrigan took him to visit Jack Kerouac, who took a look at some of Jim's writing and said, "Jim Carroll writes better prose...
| Apr 5, 2009
Clean-cut, wholesome and decidedly demure. Look at the ultra-Disneyfied costumes in this month's "Hannah Montana" movie and you'll see the latest reflection of the accelerating shift toward more parent-friendly tween fashions.
Forget Britney-era bling...
| Nov 21, 2009
The photograph of Andre Agassi on the cover of "Open," his just-published autobiography, was taken by Martin Schoeller, an Annie Leibovitz disciple. The book begins with a quote from Vincent van Gogh; Barbra Streisand is thanked in the acknowledgments....
| Mar 3, 2011
| 12:39 PM
A new batch of Disney theme park celebrity advertisements from photographer Annie Leibovitz stars model-actress Olivia Wilde, TV star Alec Baldwin, singer-actress Queen Latifah as well as Oscar-winners Jeff Bridges and Penelope Cruz.
| Aug 29, 2010
When actresses begin parading on the Emmy red carpet Sunday, they will be glamorously gowned and coiffed — and it will be no accident that their skin glows and makeup looks perfect for the cameras. It can take a village of experts and weeks of...
| May 10, 2010
| 7:06 AM
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Incorporated in 1686, Waterbury was named after its many rivers, ponds, and swamps. The area was previously named Mattatuck, after the Indian name Matetacoke, meaning "place without trees.
THE BRASS CITY: The process of brass...
| Jun 3, 2010
The rise and fall of the Go-Go's is well known — and well televised. One month after the single "Our Lips Are Sealed" came out in 1981, MTV was launched and songs from the double-platinum "Beauty and the Beat" were soon in constant video rotation....