| Aug 14, 2010
"Twilight" star Peter Facinelli and his wife, actress Jennie Garth, are hoping for a bite on the $5,995,000 home they have listed in Toluca Lake.
The Paul Williams traditional house, built in 1937, was once the home of country singer and actor Tex Ritter...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 2:03 PM
Update: Actress Scarlett Johansson has sold her walled and gated Spanish villa in the Hollywood Hills for $4 million, public records show.
The restored and remodeled house, built in 1931, has a period-style kitchen with original tile, a maid's quarters...
| Jul 11, 2010
Yale University Press: 238 pp., $30
This is a disturbing book for the reader of Tudor history, as it carefully analyzes and then demolishes many of the statements that we are accustomed to taking as facts...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 3:51 PM
One thing to know about our club: The Sometimers book club began in 2003 with a discussion of "Seabiscuit: An American Legend" by Laura Hillenbrand. The club's original 11 members all had children who attended St. John of the Cross Parish School in...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 12:10 PM
Our club formed about nine years ago as a neighborhood group (in Lake Forest). Over the years, we have expanded our boundaries.
We meet about every six weeks in each other's homes and often match our food and decor to the theme of the book. We average 15...
| May 29, 2011
Complete Works and Correspondence
Edited by Janel Mueller
University of Chicago Press: 648 pp., $65
One of the difficulties of studying Tudor and medieval women is the silence they have left. Medieval people did not write nearly as much...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 3:21 PM
AMC announced Friday that British actor David Morrissey will play The Governor in the network's hit series, "The Walking Dead."
The BAFTA Award nominee may be best known for his starring role in the original British series "State of Play" and for...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 11:19 AM
Our book club has been meeting for 10 years and is composed of 30-somethings with very busy lives. We hold our discussions at a different house each month. Most of us live in Chicago's south suburbs; a couple members live in the city.
When members don'...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 10:27 AM
We all live in a unique neighborhood called Old Norwood Park on the city's far Northwest Side. All 11 members live within walking distance of one another. We have been meeting at each other's homes almost every month for five years.
Our meetings begin...
| Oct 22, 2009
| 4:32 PM
I know that all of America was queasily captivated last week by the bizarre "is it real or isn't it" Balloon Boy escapade. But here in Hollywood, heads are scratching over an equally puzzling mystery: How did Fox Searchlight, which......
| Feb 29, 2008
Early in "The Other Boleyn Girl," Katherine of Aragon (Ana Torrent), wife of Henry VIII, asks young Mary Boleyn ( Scarlett Johansson) why she has come to court. What does Mary bring, the queen inquires, besides her obvious youth and beauty?