| Dec 22, 2010
Now the rug matches the new president's eyes....
| Dec 29, 2010
Even the frame showing the Democrat starting to sink....
| Jan 24, 2011
Fitness guru Jack LaLanne died Sunday night in California at the age of 96-years old. He leaves behind his 83-year-old wife Elaine LaLanne and three grown children Jon, Dan and Yvonne....
| Jan 31, 2011
The awards season routine established before the Golden Globes held true last night as “The King's Speech” picked up best ensemble and best actor (Colin Firth) prizes, Natalie Portman won best actress, Melissa Leo best supporting actress and...
| Jan 7, 2010
Dan Naddor, a real estate broker who coped with cancer diagnosed five years ago by learning to construct crossword puzzles that were regularly published in the Los Angeles Times and other newspapers, died Dec. 28 in Newport Beach. He was 53.
| Jan 10, 2010
Among the 2 million annual visitors to St. Paul's Cathedral, the architectural and spiritual heart of London, only a few ever notice the grimy, charcoal-gray stone just inside the Great West Door.
It is, after all, just a single ugly slice of rock. And...
| Dec 22, 2009
I am not usually fond of routine or habit, preferring the unexpected. However, it's 5:30 p.m. and I am waiting for my butler, Sasha, as I do about this time every day.
Sure enough, he raps lightly on my stateroom door, pokes his head in, and with a...
| Aug 21, 2009
Hollywood's two most indulged enfant terrible filmmakers have now made the worst two World War II movies of this millennium. With Inglourious Basterds Quentin Tarantino has topped Spike Lee ( Miracle at St. Anna) in awfulness.
Tarantino has remade a...
| Aug 19, 2009
Hollywood's two most indulged enfant terrible filmmakers have now made the worst two World War II movies of this millennium. With "Inglourious Basterds" Quentin Tarantino has topped Spike Lee ( "Miracle at St. Anna") in awfulness.
Tarantino has remade...
| Oct 1, 2009
The statues depict two old men relaxing in easy chairs. As others mill about the drawing room, the men engage in conversation, one gesturing at the other to underscore a point. For nearly 20 years the likenesses of China's communist leaders Mao Tse-tung...
| Oct 9, 2009
If you find yourself fighting the urge to catch 40 winks in the middle of the day, maybe it's time to start snoozing and stop worrying about what your boss will think. You might be surprised by how many of your co-workers will join you.