| May 24, 2013
| 3:23 AM
Quite awhile ago, I clipped an article out of People Magazine because I was intrigued by one of it's features in the "Heroes Among Us" section. The story profiled the creator of a group called the Neighbor Brigade. When Pam Washek was fighting cancer,...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 10:55 AM
For some brides, wearing a traditional strapless gowns feel bare enough for a wedding ceremony in front of dozens of friends, family and colleagues. Kate Middleton did demonstrate to the world of brides-to-be that a whiff of modesty never hurts.
| Mar 2, 2014
| 5:14 PM
"I'm still hungry," Jennifer Lawrence said on the Academy Awards red carpet, "because I still have to fit into my corset."
The "American Hustle" supporting actress nominee, dressed in a red Dior gown, referred to her sartorial selection as a "little...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 8:56 PM
Matthew McConaughey has won the lead actor Oscar for his performance in the drama "Dallas Buyers Club." It was the first Oscar nomination and win for the 44-year-old actor, who lost more than 40 pounds for the movie directed by Jean-Marc Vallée....
| Mar 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"SHE IS the most exciting woman in the world!"
That's what director/actor Orson Welles once declared about the sizzling actress/chanteuse/activist Eartha Kitt. (Kitt was portraying Helen of Troy in Welles' production of "Dr. Faustus.")
Kitt, who rose to...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Jonny Moseley first saw snow when his family moved to Northern California. The mogul skier would go on to compete at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan, where he won the first American gold of the Games. Since then,...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 8:08 PM
If longtime Life magazine photographer John Dominis had a specialty, it was that he was a supreme generalist.
He took famed pictures of Frank Sinatra and Steve McQueen, both of whom could be touchy with photographers, but Dominis won them over to the...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Anna Gordy Gaye, the sister of the founder of Motown Records and ex-wife of musical great Marvin Gaye, with whom she wrote a number of hit songs, died of natural causes Friday at her Los Angeles home, her family said. She was 92.
Gordy Gaye was an older...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Salesman with cerebral palsy was subject of TV
Bill Porter, 81, a former door-to-door salesman with cerebral palsy who was portrayed by William H. Macy in an Emmy-winning TV movie, died Dec. 4 at a hospital in Gresham, Ore.
The cause was...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 5:59 PM
The up-and-coming stars sat in a circle at Motown headquarters, staring in disbelief at the stylish woman who was lecturing them like a small, chic drill sergeant.
"Do not confuse me with your mother," she told the Supremes, the Temptations, the...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:14 AM
On the 30th anniversary of what would become one of the the most landmark events to ever happen to Miss America, the Internet is buzzing again about one of its contestants.
30 years ago, Vanessa Williams became the first black woman to win the pageant,...