| May 13, 2011
Sometimes you just want someone to tell it to you straight. You may look and feel better than your grandmother or even your mother did at 50 but the idea that 50 is anything like 30, Tracey Jackson practically screams, is either a marketing scam or a line...
| Mar 2, 2011
"Troubadours: Carole King, James Taylor and the Rise of the Singer-Songwriter," a presentation of "American Masters" that airs Wednesday on KOCE, tells the story of the crowd that haunted Doug Weston's Troubadour in the late '60s and early '70s, the music...
| Jul 24, 2011
Back in 2003, major Wall Street firms agreed to pay more than $1 billion to settle claims that their research analysts hyped stocks to curry favor with — and get business from — the companies they covered.
As part of that landmark settlement,...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 12:53 PM
CEO of Philippe by Philippe Chow, Philippechow.com
1. My own back yard in Miami
There's no better place to unwind than in the comfort of your own home. I like to relax outside in my back yard, which is a veritable seaside paradise for the kids. We've...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 10:51 AM
Lenore and Richard Gilbert of Gilbert's 17th Street Grille. Photo by Beth Black
1. Misael Soto
Best performance artist: Misael Soto takes those things we do in isolation and turns them into communal events. The Fort...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 7:51 AM
Celebrity photographer, Mannyhernandez.com
1. Michael's Genuine
130 N.E. 40th St., Miami, 305-573-5550, Michaelsgenuine.com
The brunch is simply amazing. I like it better than dinner. Gotta try my favorite — the breakfast pizza, house-smoked...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 5:26 PM
Two of the country’s top political commentators will discuss their latest books this week at theMiami Book Fair International at Miami Dade College. Former Washington Post assistant editor and MSNBC contributor Eugene Robinson is supporting his...
| Mar 4, 2011
John W. Miner, a former Los Angeles County deputy district attorney who was an investigator in the 1962 death of Marilyn Monroe and made headlines in recent years when he revealed the contents of private tapes the actress recorded for her psychiatrist...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 5:04 AM
Matt Porterfield says we can credit Jean-Luc Godard's "Masculine-Feminine" (1966) for the interview structure of "Putty Hill." He also says that Martin Bell's hard-to-find "Streetwise," about Seattle street kids, exerted a huge influence on his two...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 12:12 PM
It is said the best college coaches give their players tools to excel not only in their chosen sport but also in life.
Bill Walton and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar say it about their ex-UCLA coach, John Wooden; Joe Namath has said it about his coach at Alabama,...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 12:32 PM
1960s advertising man Don Draper (Jon Hamm) is at a crossroads both personally and professionally as this most recent season of the acclaimed AMC drama series begins. His secrets cause him to clam up on a business reporter, thus jeopardizing an article...