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  • Clint Eastwood: Cowboy Led 'Jersey Boys' Down a New Trail

    In 1962, the same year that a quartet of working-class New Jersey youths called the Four Seasons shot to the top of the pop charts with the irresistible doo-wop single "Sherry," a solo artist from the West Coast made a less auspicious chart appearance with an earnest cowboy ballad inspired by his character on a popular TV Western. Entitled "Rowdy," the song featured its gravelly voiced performer lamenting life on the open range, set to a gentle, galloping tempo. That singer was Clint Eastwood.
  • Film Review: Plot has one gaping bullet hole

    Film Review: Plot has one gaping bullet hole
    It used to be that actors stopped playing tough-guy action roles after reaching 60. John Wayne probably held out the longest, into his late 60s. With Clint Eastwood continuing into his late 70s (in "Gran Torino"), Arnold Schwarzenegger (65) and...

    'Trouble With the Curve'

    'Trouble With the Curve'
    Clint Eastwood had said "Gran Torino" would be his last project as an actor, but he returned to the screen in this well-performed drama as a baseball scout who's nearing the end of his career. In what likely is his last trip to find new talent for the...

    Nothing New About Unhappy Republicans

    The newspaper headline proclaimed that the Democrats did thus and such (details unimportant) and that their proposal "Angered the GOP." This is unalloyed tommyrot — and un-newsworthy to boot. One cannot anger modern Republicans: They are frothing...

    Clint Eastwood and wife Dina have separated after 17 years

    Clint Eastwood and wife Dina have separated after 17 years
    Clint Eastwood and Dina, his wife of 17 years, have separated, she confirmed in a report Thursday. They've actually been living apart for a while but remain close, Dina Eastwood, 48, told Us Weekly, which first reported the news. Clint Eastwood's...