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  • 'Breadcrumb Trail' doc untangles Slint's album 'Spiderland'

    'Breadcrumb Trail' doc untangles Slint's album 'Spiderland'
    With just six songs and a running time under 40 minutes, the 1991 album “Spiderland” by the quartet known as Slint is an unlikely landmark. Yet the record, with its clear ringing guitar sounds stabbed by distortion and snapping, rolling drums,...
  • When sports become hobbies

    I could barely watch the Winter Olympics last month because at 44-years-old, I was finally aware that I would never win a gold medal at the half pipe. So much so that when I went away skiing with my family last weekend, I couldn't even bring myself to...
  • L'Wren Scott dies at 49; model who became fashion designer

    L'Wren Scott, a towering 6-foot, 4-inch fashion figure who started modeling in her teens, created her own high-end clothing line and dressed fashion fans including Nicole Kidman and First Lady Michelle Obama, was found dead Monday. Sources differ on her...
  • Colin Powell's Throwback Thursday selfie: 'Eat your heart out Ellen!'

    Colin Powell's Throwback Thursday selfie: 'Eat your heart out Ellen!'
    Former Secretary of State Colin Powell got in the Throwback Thursday fun on Facebook with a vintage selfie -- one that was taken long before selfies became a thing. He posted a black and white photo of himself on his Facebook page with the caption:...
  • L'Wren Scott left mark on fashion world

    L'Wren Scott left mark on fashion world
    Though not a household name, L’Wren Scott dressed fashion’s A-list. First lady Michelle Obama wore a raspberry-colored design by Scott with peacock-blue kitten heels on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar in November 2010. Amy Adams wore a...
  • Boca among venues for county film festival

    Boca Raton's Cinemark Palace 20 will be one of the venues for this year's Palm Beach International Film Festival April 3 through 10, bringing actor Jason Priestley into town to close out the festival as a director. The festival's opening night...
  • Duchess of Cambridge greets Irish troops on St. Patrick's Day

    The Duchess of Cambridge wore a green belted coat by Hobbs and green hat by Gina Foster on Monday when she and the Duke of Cambridge greeted the 1st Battalion Irish Guards in a salute on St. Patrick's Day. She accessorized with a corsage of shamrocks...
  • 'Veronica Mars' Mess Extends Troubling Trend: App Mishaps

    Another day, another techno fiasco in Hollywood. For the third consecutive weekend, a high-profile example of digital distribution of premium content went kablooey. The most recent instance was the glut of glitches encountered by Kickstarter donors to...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio springs for desert lair

     Leonardo DiCaprio springs for desert lair
    If Leonardo DiCaprio needs to take a breather after his hard-fought Oscar battle, he can retreat to the Palm Springs estate he recently bought for $5.23 million. Set on 1.3 acres in the Old Las Palmas neighborhood, the renovated 1963 estate designed...
  • The Belle Brigade does things its way this time, 'Just Because'

    The Belle Brigade does things its way this time, 'Just Because'
    Not long ago, Barbara and Ethan Gruska — the fresh-faced siblings at the core of L.A.'s Belle Brigade — were deep in a rehearsal with their two bandmates. The goal that afternoon was reworking the songs on the Belle Brigade's self-titled...
  • Jimmy Fallon takes 'Tonight Show' into terrific new territory

     Jimmy Fallon takes 'Tonight Show' into terrific new territory
    Turns out you can teach an old time slot new tricks. The recent passing of "The Tonight Show" torch from Jay Leno to Jimmy Fallon sparked the inevitable state-of-the-genre conversation. In a world ruled by tweets and memes, Netflix and YouTube, is there...