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  • Movie review: 'Plimpton!' an engaging life story told in his words

    Movie review: 'Plimpton!' an engaging life story told in his words
    George Plimpton spent a lifetime stepping into other people's shoes. It's only fitting that he's finally talking about what it was like to walk in his own. That this is possible, 10 years after his death in 2003 when Plimpton was a robust 76, is due...
  • Gore Vidal says nice things about women in the new Vanity Fair

    Gore Vidal says nice things about women in the new Vanity Fair
    In his prime, writer Gore Vidal didn't have much nice to say about people, and he enjoyed sharing his opinions. On live television in 1968, he referred to fellow commentator William F. Buckley as a  "crypto-Nazi" (Buckley responded by calling Vidal...
  • Sue Mengers, powerhouse Hollywood agent, dies at 79

     
    Sue Mengers, a veteran talent agent who blazed a path for women in Hollywood and represented some of its biggest stars, died Saturday night at her Beverly Hills home after a long illness. She was 79. At the time of......
  • Q&A: 'Bored to Death' creator Jonathan Ames

     
    Jonathan Ames, creator of HBO's "Bored to Death," sits down with Los Angeles Times' Television Critic Robert Lloyd for a Q&A....
  • Monster Mash: Grammy nominations; museum eyes Occupy Wall Street

     
    The Grammy Award nominations were announced late Wednesday, with categories including classical music, jazz and musical theater albums. The National Museum of American History is collecting memorabilia from the Occupy Wall Street protest....
  • 2012: From 'Hobbit' to 'Hunger Games,' seven stories to watch

     
    The Hunger Games, The Hobbit and Prometheus are among the anticipated films of 2012...
  • Character Witness

     
    Biographers take you inside the art and science of their craft—and it's not as tame as you may think...
  • GOP race: Bring back the brokered convention

     
    I wasn't kidding on Super Tuesday evening when I tweeted "Brokered Convention! Brokered Convention!" Even if it opened up the possibility of a Sarah Palin draft, a genuinely deliberative Republican convention would make for more compelling television (and...
  • Gore Vidal's 'The Best Man': What did critics think?

     
    Gore Vidal's 1960 play "The Best Man" receives an all-star revival on Broadway, with James Earl Jones, John Larroquette, Eric McCormack, Angela Lansbury, Michael McKean and Candice Bergen....
  • “American Masters” Gore Vidal episode streaming and on-air for limited time

     
    PBS has announced that starting today, Aug. 3, it will be making the 2003 documentary American Masters: “The Education of Gore Vidal” available for streaming on the American Masters website and PBS Video to commemorate the life of the eclectic...
  • Gore Vidal's quotes, quips memorialized on Twitter

     
    Gore Vidal, who died at his Hollywood Hills home, was known for his unmatched wit and one-liners....