| Mar 12, 2012
| 11:16 AM
Name: Kathleen Fortner-McNiff aka Miss Kitty
Age: A lady never tells her age
Occupation: Performer and Imperial Tea Hostess of the Red Fork Empire
Found at: Mark Twain House & Museum (Hartford)
For the uninitiated, what is steampunk? Where does the word...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 8:24 AM
The Loxahatchee Sinners Union will perform at tonight's Steampunk Extravaganza
Sure, going out on Saturday night is always fun – well, almost always, depending on whether you overdo it and wind up sick on the bathroom floor. But for the...
| Jan 26, 2010
Even with the whole of the 20th century and a decade of the 21st separating us from the Victorians, that era continues to fascinate, as the success of director Guy Ritchie's recent Sherlock Holmes movie shows. No wonder, for few other periods offer such a...
| Jul 26, 2008
| 1:26 PM
| Oct 19, 2008
| 11:55 AM
| Jan 12, 2009
Ricky Gervais drank beer on stage, Colin Farrell chewed gum, Sally Hawkins came so perilously close to having an actual nervous breakdown that aid from Emma Thompson was required, Mickey Rourke thanked his dogs and Steven Spielberg gave possibly the...
| Jul 6, 2008
| 12:47 PM
| Apr 17, 2009
If Jason Statham is the greatest B-movie action star of our day (and he is), then the Crank movies are his showcase. These gonzo, amoral, politically incorrect rides put the ripped, bald and mean Statham through his paces like nothing else in his action...
| Nov 2, 2009
| 4:32 PM
It's possible that everyone was just hopped-up on a Halloween sugar rush, but it feels like the Oscar silly season has kicked into full gear with some hilariously outlandish new Oscar pundit best-picture predictions. My Oscar-obsessed colleague Tom O'Neil...
| Nov 13, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Two days ago the first installment of The Envelope's print edition was inserted into the L.A. Times. In each issue, the Gold Derby column breaks down the top races into lists for easy handicapping. Click here to see a gallery of the short "spotlight"...
| Dec 21, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Sherlock Holmes' powers of detection are legendary. Holmes was so beloved that when author Sir Conan Doyle killed the character off, popular outcry forced him to revive him. Holmes has been bobbing to the surface of our cultural slipstream ever......