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  • Review: 'The Astor Orphan' by Alexandra Aldrich

    Review: 'The Astor Orphan' by Alexandra Aldrich
    Fans of "Grey Gardens" — the original 1975 film documentary about Edith "Edie" Bouvier Beale and her daughter, Little Edie, and the latter-day Broadway and TV movie iterations of the story of eccentric aristocrats living out their days in a decaying...
  • Valerie Sayers on Joe DiMaggio and "The Powers"

    Valerie Sayers on Joe DiMaggio and "The Powers"
    In "The Powers," Valerie Sayers' long-awaited sixth novel — her first since "Brain Fever" (1996) — the great Yankees slugger Joe DiMaggio is embarking on his historic hitting streak of 1941, riveting Americans as much as or more than the...
  • William C. Cox Jr. dies at 82; helped seal Dow Jones sale to Murdoch

    William C. Cox Jr., the patriarch of the Bancroft clan that controlled Dow Jones & Co. for 105 years and sold it to Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. in a decision sparking a family feud, died Wednesday at his home in Hobe Sound, Fla., according to his...
  • Insomniac Events confirms talks with Live Nation, other suitors

    Insomniac Events confirms talks with Live Nation, other suitors
    Insomniac Events, the producer of the Electric Daisy Carnival dance music events, confirmed in a statement to the Los Angeles Times that it has had talks with Live Nation Entertainment Inc. regarding a sale to that company, but no deal is complete....
  • 'Iron Man 3' is unbeatable! Meet Hollywood's new script doctor.

    'Iron Man 3' is unbeatable! Meet Hollywood's new script doctor.
    After the coffee. Before deciding if I still need a landline phone. The Skinny: My Time Warner Cable bill, which includes Internet and phone, is now more than $200 a month. I'm always looking to trim costs and am debating dropping the phone, which would...
  • Lauryn Hill sentenced to 3 months in prison in tax evasion case

    Lauryn Hill sentenced to 3 months in prison in tax evasion case
    Lauryn Hill was sentenced to three months in federal prison Monday for failing to pay taxes on an estimated $1.8 million in income. U.S. District Court Judge Madeline Cox Arleo handed down the sentence in Newark, N.J., ruling that the Grammy-winning...
  • Magic glasses for the deaf! NBC's challenges. More 'Idol' drama.

    Magic glasses for the deaf! NBC's challenges. More 'Idol' drama.
    After the coffee. Before packing for almost two weeks in New York. The Skinny: I'm catching up on "Rectify," the new drama on Sundance. It is slow going but I'm told it is worth the effort. I just want to know how long Daniel is a cross between Karl...
  • News Corp. third-quarter profit climbs; revenue up 14%

    Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is preparing to split into two entities, and the company's fiscal third-quarter financials illustrated why: Its cable television and film properties continue to flex their muscles while the publishing unit's profit exhibited...
  • Suspicions fire racial tensions

    Gina Blandin has a theory about what caused the flooding disaster that befell New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina struck last August, an idea that has little to do with engineering studies or physical evidence and everything to do with the poisonous...
  • John McCain's wish list! Will Fox blow up 'American Idol'?

    John McCain's wish list! Will Fox blow up 'American Idol'?
    After the coffee. Before seeing if I can make it here. The Skinny: It took almost two hours to get from JFK to the Upper West Side on Wednesday but a four-mile run in Riverside Park recharged me. Think of me in a sticky subway station while you're in...
  • 'True Blood's' Charlaine Harris and the end of Sookie Stackhouse

    'True Blood's' Charlaine Harris and the end of Sookie Stackhouse
    It's a sad thing that author Charlaine Harris has brought her Sookie Stackhouse series to an end. The final book, "Dead Ever After," was published Tuesday, and there will be no more. Some fans have taken the news very badly. Threats against the author...