| Sep 29, 2011
Duff Goldman is sitting in a corner of the semi-secret Melrose Avenue location of his Charm City Cakes West bakery, checking the calendar on his iPhone. On the September schedule are meetings with his agent, magazine publisher Condé Nast and craft store...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 8:26 PM
Repeat after me:
There. Feels good, doesn't it? Some words are just plain fun to say. And those are the words, according to Michael Chabon, that belong in any honorable, self-respecting bedtime story for children, the kind...
| Oct 3, 2011
In July 2010, there was an end-of-days-type hailstorm in Calgary, and my little Acura got hammered. Now I drive a car that looks like it has cellulite.
I'm cheap, and I don't need an overpriced and rapidly depreciating midlife-crisis-mobile to boost my...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 5:50 PM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Dylan Baker was born in Syracuse, N.Y., today in 1959. This birthday guy is probably best known for playing Curt Connors in "Spider-Man 2" and "Spider-Man 3." He's also appeared in "Secretariat," "Revolutionary Road" and "The Cell." On...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 12:19 PM
If you can imagine a bricklayer who's had it up to here with bricks, or a pastry chef who's frankly a little ambivalent about the whole flour and sugar deal, then you get Daniel Clowes.
He works with words and pictures, but he's pretty suspicious of...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 5:03 PM
Vonta Leach has played 37 games since he last got an opportunity to run the football in the NFL.
He has endured countless collisions with linebackers, paved the way for Pro Bowl running backs and even played on special teams. But in 102 NFL games...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 12:56 PM
OK, now, don't be scared: Some networks have been celebrating Halloween already, but here comes the real trick-or-treat deal.
The new week begins on the eve of the annual visits from little candy-seeking goblins and witches -- along with the occasional...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 7:12 AM
Whew. 2011's Hampdenfest is all over but the healing. And by healing, I'm talking my own personal recovery from a vicious mix of hangover, sunburn and what I like to call festival chafe.
The rains paused while Hampden's annual neighborhood festival...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 2:20 PM
"Universal's Superstar Parade" and "Universal's Cinematic Spectacular: 100 Years of Movie Memories" will debut May 8, Universal Orlando announced Tuesday.
The daily parade will feature characters from "Despicable Me," "Hop," "SpongeBob SquarePants" and...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 10:09 AM
Marvel Comics just made a big announcement today and you can file this under I for "I Knew It". After teasing it for a few weeks, Marvel has come out and revealed the premise behind "Spider-Men", a mini-series that they'll be releasing this summer, and...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:08 PM
The Santa Monica home of screenwriter Alvin Sargent and his late wife, film producer Laura Ziskin, has come on the market at $11.85 million.
Ziskin worked with designer Jane Hallworth in creating the detailed interiors. A back-lit honeycomb onyx...