| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:31 PM
The men in Adam Lasher's family gave him the greatest gift — music.
After his father died when he was 6, he missed having someone with whom to discuss cars, argue about sports or teach him how to tie a tie. Instead, his uncles and cousins...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 8:38 AM
The license plate on his practical Toyota read "MR VALET," but the tales Herb Citrin gleefully shared about his pioneering business empire – based on tossing car keys to nattily dressed parking attendants – often involved far more upscale...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:24 PM
The trailer of the highly anticipated film "Lovelace" starring Allentown's Amanda Seyfried as the titular character has been released. The film which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival and is scheduled for limited release Aug. 9 stars the 2003 Allen......
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:21 PM
A long-delayed real estate development at the heart of Sunset Strip has finally emerged as builders step on the gas along West Hollywood's famous thoroughfare up and down the boulevard.
Demolition started this week on vacant structures at the busy...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Tucked away on shady 57th street in Hyde Park, just blocks from the University of Chicago campus, is O'Gara & Wilson bookshop. The store has been on this street, in some form or another, since 1882.
Over the years, the bookshop weathered the Great...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The snow is piling up on the streets of small-town Utah, and James Franco is talking about sex.
He is talking about sex in the way James Franco talks about sex: as a narrative tool, as a humanizing mechanism, as a way to help us understand academic...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 9:07 PM
This seems like a good time to talk about Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, the men responsible for two of hip-hop’s most-infectious hits: “Thrift Shop” and “Can’t Hold Us.”
The Seattle-based duo just announced dates for their...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Holly Madison is engaged, and she has a gargantuan ring that says so.
Madison, 31, one of Playboy editor Hugh Hefner's many ex-girlfriends, who had their relationship chronicled in the E! reality show "The Girls Next Door," announced the big news on her...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 5:30 AM
It is difficult to overstate the cultural influence of Bettie Page, the iconic 1950s pinup who has come to embody the rebellious sexuality that coursed below the conservative skin of the Eisenhower years.
The banged and buxom Page continues to be a...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:40 AM
One day in the not-too-distant future, we expect James Franco to speedily move from one film project to another, then explode in a puff of smoke like a vintage Hanna Barbera character.
Until then, he’ll keep ginning up new movies.
| May 7, 2013
| 1:14 PM
The public artist who planted cutouts of Clint Eastwood, Gene Autry and John Wayne along Highway 2 in the Glendale area has struck again.
On Saturday, while my daughter played Little League baseball at the Glassell Park Rec Center, I noticed a row of...