RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Elizabeth Taylor

A collection of news and information related to Elizabeth Taylor published by this site and its partners.

Top Elizabeth Taylor Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • Love, friendship found as Liz's stand-in

    Love, friendship found as Liz's stand-in
    When Sydney Mack heard the news of Elizabeth Taylor's death, her memories of the star started flooding back. For a full year Mack, formerly known as Patricia Beattie, emulated Taylor's every move. After all, she was a stand-in on the set of the 1963...
  • 'Ninjas vs. Vampires'

    'Ninjas vs. Vampires'
    There probably isn't a lot of doubt about the main characters in this satire of two popular movie genres. Determined to save the beauty who rejected him from the vampires who attacked them, a man seeks help - and training - from a ninja squad as he mounts...
  • Author profiles. Book reviews. Commentary. Live events. Community. Join the conversation.

    Author profiles. Book reviews. Commentary. Live events. Community. Join the conversation.
  • Geoff Miller dies at 74; a founder of Los Angeles magazine

    Geoff Miller dies at 74; a founder of Los Angeles magazine
    At UCLA in the late 1950s, the concept for a magazine celebrating an "unruly young city" started to take off after grad student Geoff Miller happened upon David Brown, an ad executive with an "ambitious scheme," Miller later wrote. Miller put aside plans...
  • Poetry's refrain is ever near

    Poetry's refrain is ever near
    For Caroline Kennedy's 50th birthday, several of her close friends presented her with poems to mark the occasion. They understood the significance of poetry in her life, how she learned to understand it by looking through volumes, deciphering marks in...
  • "No Biking in the House Without a Helmet" by Melissa Fay Greene

    "No Biking in the House Without a Helmet" by Melissa Fay Greene
    There are funny parenting books and wise parenting books. Rarely a funny and wise parenting book. Melissa Fay Greene really does have nine children, five of whom were adopted from foreign orphanages - but this book isn't a treacly, multicultural "Brady...
  • Author Talks recap: Alexander McCall Smith

    Author Talks recap: Alexander McCall Smith
    Here we are with a promised recap of Sunday's marvelous Trib Nation Author Talks program with Alexander McCall Smith at Elmhurst College. My colleagues Elizabeth Taylor, the Tribune's literary editor, and Joycelyn Winnecke, associate editor, were left to...
  • Interviewer's opinion: Liz Taylor on McCall Smith

    Interviewer's opinion: Liz Taylor on McCall Smith
    The last time I saw Alexander McCall Smith, he was wearing a kilt. Perhaps if he hadn't been rushing, he might have paused in the men's room to make the wardrobe switch. This time, he was wearing a slightly rumpled khaki suit, but to the audience at...
  • Chad Harbach, author of Printers Row book of the month "The Art of Fielding," in discussion with Elizabeth Taylor and Rick Kogan, May 7

    Chad Harbach, author of Printers Row book of the month "The Art of Fielding," in discussion with Elizabeth Taylor and Rick Kogan, May 7
  • Visiting out West? Here's a SoCal traveler's cheat sheet

    Visiting out West? Here's a SoCal traveler's cheat sheet
    For most of the last 20 years, it’s been my job to leave Los Angeles and bring home tips on travel elsewhere. But let’s face it: Elsewhere can get expensive. And there’s a lot of elsewhere here already. So a year ago, I turned my...
  • "Queen of America" by Luis Alberto Urrea

    "Queen of America" by Luis Alberto Urrea
    Just as Teresita Urrea, the "Saint of Cabora" and adored healer, emerges from the pages of "Queen of America" with warmth, passion and wisdom, Luis Urrea exudes his own charm. Luis Urrea, born in Tijuana to a Mexican father and American mother, based his...