| Jul 29, 2012
Marilyn Monroe certainly achieved fame in the course of her 36-year lifetime, but in the five decades since her death, she's become such a celebrity-branding superstar, it often feels as if America's proto-platinum pinup never really left the building...
| Mar 23, 2011
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| Dec 27, 2011
Shelve this one under a category that should be named ''bouquet memoirs.''
Books like Amy Ephron's "Loose Diamonds … and Other Things I've Lost (and Found) Along the Way" are a nosegay of life essays whose pronouns are mostly "I" and "we," but are...
| Oct 3, 2010
It's been almost 29 years since Edith Head's died, but interest in the enigmatic American costume designer with the signature, seemingly impenetrable, circular eyeglasses has never waned. This fall, the Hollywood legend is the subject of a new book, as...
| Jul 3, 2011
Josť Eber, the veteran hairdresser instantly recognizable by his long blond locks and jazzy cowboy hats, has launched a new salon in Beverly Hills, blocks from his former hair haven on Via Rodeo.
The two-floor, 8,500-square-foot Josť Eber salon, formerly...
| Apr 15, 2011
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| May 20, 2011
| 6:34 AM
The longtime Bel-Air home of actress Elizabeth Taylor has come on the market at $8.6 million.
Owned by Taylor since 1981, the 1960s ranch house with brick motor court sits on 1.27 acres. The 7,000-square-foot home features a wood-beam ceiling and wood-...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 2:01 PM
While Samuel Park's mother sliced vegetables at the kitchen table, she told her son dramatic tales of her youth in South Korea after the Korean War. Park, the youngest child with two older sisters, found himself easily embroiled in the fantasies,...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 2:01 PM
The photograph, taken Sept. 4, 1957, is one of most memorable from the civil rights movement: Elizabeth Eckford, one of the "Little Rock Nine" African-American students, in her neat white dress, clasps her books to her breast and holds her head high, with...
| Dec 24, 2011
Carrie Fisher has done an excellent job of reinventing herself as ... Carrie Fisher, evolving from ingenue actress and geek pinup to salty, tell-it-like-it-is writer and humorist. And as Just Carrie Fisher she has a lot to say, mostly about her odd but...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 12:08 PM
Update: Designer Waldo Fernandez has sold a house he remodeled in Beverly Hills for $8.3 million.
Listed at $10,995,000 in January of 2009, the walled 1926 Mediterranean has high ceilings in the living room, a gourmet kitchen with breakfast area, a...