| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Anyone with half a brain and a teaspoon of common sense saw this coming a mile away. Nevertheless, I must describe the news flash of the week with these words: Shameful. Disgusting. Obscene.
Yes, today I'm writing about the microwave marriage of...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 12:55 PM
George Clooney, could we adore you any more?
"The Monuments Men" actor-producer-director and "Gravity" star, 52, opens up about his celebrity in the December issue of Esquire and, a rarity in the celebrity-profiling sphere, opens his home — the...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:57 AM
Adam Levine has already had a huge year.
The Maroon 5 front man stars as one of the judges and mentors on NBC's hit show 'The Voice' and announced his engagement to supermodel Behati Prinsloo in July.
Now, it is rumored that the tattooed rock star...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:43 AM
Geraldine Chaplin plays designer Coco Chanel circa 1950 in a 30-minute film Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld has made to show before he presents the label's Paris-Dallas Métiers d’Art collection in Dallas on Dec. 10. [WWD]
| Nov 20, 2013
| 6:02 AM
Phew! That was close.
For a minute there I was really worried that Caroline Pennell, whose captivatingly idiosyncratic vocal style and sweetly straightforward persona can make you forget she's only 17, would leave "The Voice" stage earlier than she...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Zoe Saldana, known for her roles as Neytiri in “Avatar” and as Uhura in the new “Star Trek” movies, is off the market and her house in Los Feliz is on -- at $1.199 million.
The actress married Italian artist Marco Perego this...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:15 PM
"Didn't he play a serial killer?" an editor asked when I brought up Gary Cole's name not long ago. Not a serial killer, but the 1984 TV miniseries "Fatal Vision" was Cole's first major role. Playing Jeffrey MacDonald, the real-life Army doctor who was...
| Aug 1, 2013
What do you think of when you think of Chicago?
I think of that great, golden era in my 20s when I lived in Andersonville, on the North Side, in a dark garden apartment full of spiders that flooded whenever it rained. I had just published my first poem,...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 4:47 PM
On Saturday afternoon at the L.A. Times Festival of Books, I was sitting cheek-by-jowl with hundreds of sweaty book lovers in USC's Bovard Auditorium. But for a moment I could have been in a New Jersey living room in 1975, watching "The Carol Burnett...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Frank Bank, who as Clarence "Lumpy" Rutherford served as the dim-witted foil to "Beaver" Cleaver and brother Wally on the classic TV comedy "Leave It to Beaver," died Saturday. He was 71.
A spokesman for Hillside Memorial Park in Los Angeles confirmed...
| Aug 4, 2012
In the mid-1980s Suzy Gershman was having lunch in Beverly Hills with three friends — all ladies who loved to shop — when she hatched the idea: She would write a shopping guide that would make her readers "feel as if we've met for lunch and I'...