| Oct 19, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"The right ring finger. ... No, THE LEFT RING FINGER!"
It's minutes before sunrise at Westchester's Kerlan-Jobe sports medicine clinic and Johnny Knoxville has very nearly, accidentally, authorized orthopedic surgery on the wrong hand. His uninjured...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Here’s one scene you won’t be seeing in “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa” when it hits theaters Friday.
Rendered unrecognizable in heavy prosthetic makeup as his libidinous 86-year-old grandfather character, “Jackass”...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:16 AM
A portrait of actress Farrah Fawcett created by Andy Warhol is at the center of a legal dispute that is scheduled to head to court on Wednesday. Ryan O'Neal, who had a long relationship with the late actress, is fighting the University of Texas at...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:32 PM
A silkscreen of Farrah Fawcett by Andy Warhol has become the focal point of a legal dispute between Ryan O'Neal, Fawcett's on-again, off-again partner from 1979 until her death in 2009, and the University of Texas....
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:42 AM
Ryan O’Neal testified Wednesday that an Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett, the actor's longtime love, was given to him by the artist himself and is considered a family heirloom.
The 72-year-old actor took the stand for the second time in a...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"My screen career helped me to appreciate the joy of being on the stage," said actress Sylvia Sidney.
This great actress died in 1999, exactly on this date, having been born in 1910.
So, I am thinking about her today. When I was growing up in...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Hollywood's exotic Dar Maghreb restaurant just off the Sunset Strip was a sexy party spot for Hollywood back when "Charlie's Angels" Kate Jackson and Jaclyn Smith celebrated fellow angel Farrah Fawcett's birthday there with Ryan O'Neal in 1979. A 1975...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Elmore Leonard's con men, hustlers and killers never thought much of rules, but the master craftsman lived by one he held dear: If it sounds like writing, rewrite it.
“If proper usage gets in the way, it may have to go,” Leonard wrote in...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Hollywood began to take interest in Elmore Leonard, who died Tuesday, nearly 60 years ago. But back then he wasn't writing the crime novels he became famous for; he focused on western short stories and novels.
Here's a look at some of his earliest...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Hollywood always loved Elmore Leonard. The prolific novelist-screenwriter, who died Tuesday at age 87, didn't always return the affection.
Over the course of Leonard's six-decade do-si-do with the entertainment industry, his plain-spoken prose...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:05 AM
DETROIT (AP) — He was the master of his genre, the Dickens of Detroit, the Chaucer of Crime.
Pretty much every novel Elmore Leonard wrote from the mid-1980s on was a best-seller, and every fan of crime stories knew his name. George Clooney was...