| Dec 15, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Burt Reynolds has done what they said can't be done: His 1977 Pontiac Trans Am, like the one from "Smokey and the Bandit," sold for $450,000 over the weekend in Las Vegas.
That's well above the $80,000 it was predicted to fetch and, adjusted for...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 4:53 PM
Burt Reynolds is selling hundreds of pieces of memorabilia from his personal collection, including some fans' Holy Grail: his 1977 Pontiac Trans Am Coupe from the movie "Smokey and the Bandit."
By Tuesday afternoon, the high bid was already at $70,000...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Imagine a device, smaller than an iPhone, that anyone can use to see everything about the way a particular car is driven — exact times, routes and speeds – and will send text and e-mail alerts when thresholds are surpassed.
The gadget being...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 12:20 PM
This odd (but pleasantly low-priced) new release might be called "Jackie Chan's Most Uncharacteristic Hits." Both showcase Jackie in almost totally non-comic contexts. By definition then, these are not in the league of the "Police Story," "Project A" or...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Ed Asner was hospitalized for exhaustion Tuesday night in Gary, Ind., after struggling with disorientation during his one-man show, "FDR."
The 83-year-old actor, who has been touring the country with the show for 3½ years, had led an acting class at...
| Jan 29, 2013
Actor Burt Reynolds has been released from the hospital, after being admitted Friday with the flu. The news was confirmed by his representative, Erik Kritzer....
| Jan 25, 2013
Actor Burt Reynolds has been hospitalized in the intensive care unit of a Florida hospital after coming down with a nasty bout of the flu....
| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Deborah Raffin, a film actress, veteran of television miniseries and entrepreneur whose company, Dove Books-on-Tape, became a major force in the audio book industry, died Wednesday of leukemia at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. She was 59.
| Mar 6, 2011
| 4:00 PM
Grebe's garden is filling up - with weeds. It's been way too hot to get out there and carefully pluck and pull.
On the other hand, the tomatoes are growing and there is plenty of green fruit on the vine. Now on to the...
| Apr 15, 2011
A classic A-listers is in Chicago this weekend and Dean caught up with him yesterday.
Burt Reynolds starred in some of the most popular films of the 70's and 80's.
He's an Emmy, Golden Globe and People's Choice Award Winner, and this weekend is...
| Apr 17, 2011
| 1:57 PM
Three people were killed and more than 60 were injured when a tornado cut a mile-wide path across Gloucester County Saturday, said Gloucester Sheriff Steve Gentry.The victims have been identified as Periccis Gerasimos Koutsoumbinas,a 60 year-old-male,...