| Feb 14, 2009
It's St. Valentine's Day, and somewhere love is for sale, though not on sale. For centuries the wealthy have lured the sexy and beautiful with jewels, cigars, fine wines and racing cars. Kate Spade bags, David Yurman rubies, Rolex watches or a Swiss...
| May 27, 2007
NEVERDIE made a bundle from selling off his spaceships. A cool $19,000 for the pair.
That's real live Federal Reserve-backed American dollars, hear? Nineteen thousand of them.
Problem is, nowadays when he needs to get up to his asteroid, he has to...
| Nov 29, 2006
| 8:27 PM
Perhaps the only people who brag more about their illustrious alumni than Ivy Leaguers are the deans of film schools.
At USC, the names dropped are Robert Zemeckis, Jay Roach, Ron Howard and Brian Grazer. UCLA proudly lists Francis Ford Coppola, Gore...
| Sep 8, 2008
There are celebrities so well-known that they need to use only one name. The housing equivalent is Pickfair, the Beverly Hills Georgian manor whose name instantly summons images of old Hollywood and the days of glamour and opulence.
Pickfair has been...
| May 15, 2008
This show has been remounted through Nov. 23 at Theatre Building Chicago, 1225 W. Belmont Ave.; $30, 773-327-5252 and www.theatrebuildingchicago.org. This is the review from the spring production.
The joint has barely enough room to swing a rapier. And...
| Nov 6, 2008
Decades before Errol Flynn, Tyrone Power and Johnny Depp became swashbuckling cinematic heroes, Douglas Fairbanks dashed across the screen with the greatest of athletic ease in such extravaganzas as "The Mark of Zorro," "The Iron Mask" and "The Black...
| Jul 27, 2009
| 2:39 PM
WOODLAND HILLS -- The Screen Actors Guild has voted to oppose closing the "Motion Picture and Television Fund Long Term Care Facility" where many actors and others have spent their last years.
The SAG board voted 52% to 48% on Saturday to oppose...
| Aug 6, 2009
The former beach house of silent film star Douglas Fairbanks Sr. has come on the market in Santa Monica at $7.9 million.
The neighborhood was known as the Gold Coast after Hollywood stars and industry giants built homes there in the 1920s. MGM head...
| Aug 22, 2009
Actress and Playboy model Bridget Marquardt has become a first-time home buyer with the purchase of a contemporary Mediterranean in Sherman Oaks for $1,725,000.
Update: This version has been updated to include the names of the...
| Aug 1, 2007
1. The Beverly Hills Hotel and Bungalows
Still lording from its leafy roost in pink and green. Even if you don't stay here, you can stroll the halls, admiring the photographs of Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford (who lived up the street),...
| Oct 29, 2009
| 4:34 AM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 25 - 31 in PDF format This week's TV Movies INOPERABLE: When a hospital lab tech learns he has an inoperable tumor on his spine, he asks Dr. Shepherd......