| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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”...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:13 PM
It is a stark image of the screen star, a woman whose playful smile and cascading hair made her a style icon of the 1970s and '80s.
Staring straight ahead, Farrah Fawcett's eyes are pensive, her face still.
A silk screen on canvas, the Andy Warhol...
| Nov 13, 2013
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....
| Sep 15, 2011
| 12:34 AM
SANTA MONICA (KTLA) -- Redmond O'Neal was taken into custody Thursday after allegedly testing positive for drugs while in court-ordered rehab.
A judge revoked O'Neal's probation after receiving a rehabilitation facility indicated O'Neal had accessed a...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:00 PM
Were you paying attention to the pop culture in 2011? It was certainly an eventful year, with pop stars and talk show hosts grabbing headlines and a colorful cast of Republican presidential hopefuls jockeying for position. Here's a little test to make...