| Oct 18, 2011
| 1:18 PM
has engulfed the Chicago area as the Cubs make a bold move to finally end their historic 103-year drought without a championship. While salivating Cubs fans anxiously await "Theo's Reign," naturally, Snerd is busy with the hard-to-find,...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 5:52 PM
First "Community," now "Cougar Town." What is the deal with the networks taking my favorite comedies off their schedules?
Just a week after NBC disappointed "Community" fans by dropping it from the spring schedule, ABC has decided to leave its quirky...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 3:31 PM
The Wilshire corridor condominium owned by the late actress Farrah Fawcett has sold for $1.55 million.
The 2,767-square-foot unit in the Wilshire building features a direct-access elevator, a master suite with three walk-in closets, an office that can be...
| Jan 1, 2012
Actor Dennis Quaid has sold his equestrian estate in Pacific Palisades for $9.5 million.
The French country-style main house, built in 2004, sits on two acres with a second house, a studio, a barn, a corral and a year-round creek. A beam-ceilinged living...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 11:12 AM
If you are anything like me, you're jonesing for TNT's "SouthLAnd" to return and any news about the outstanding police drama's fourth season is welcome.
But the network's announcement that the fabulous Lucy Liu will guest star throughout the season as...
| Aug 19, 2007
Smythson of Bond Street, the luxury British stationery and leather goods brand, puts its stamp on Beverly Hills this month with a store in the Two Rodeo shopping complex.
The store, the second in the U.S., will have a Bespoke Salon, where customers can...
| Dec 13, 2008
Timothy Busfield is one of those ensemble-cast actors whose characters stick in the public's consciousness long after the series ends.
Remember "The West Wing's" ace reporter Danny Concannon, who winds up marrying the former White House chief of staff?...
| Jun 26, 2009
The slightly soft-porn Wella Balsam ads notwithstanding, the infamous appearance on "Late Show With David Letterman" aside, it is impossible to overstate Farrah Fawcett's cultural influence.
With her practice-makes-perfect, blue-eyed smile and doomed...
| Dec 14, 2009
Candy Spelling is already famous or infamous; it can be hard to tell these days. The wife of the late TV mogul Aaron Spelling, she's also owner of one of the most expensive homes in the country -- complete with a doll museum and three rooms devoted to...
| Dec 13, 2009
For those who follow the internecine squabbles of the young adult literary world -- nope, it's not all "Twilight" -- this past July brought a new twist to an old story. A book's cover that little resembled what's found inside is a perennial authorial...
| Jun 26, 2009
The end of Farrah Fawcett's life may have played out in the tabloids, but she belonged to us first. And by "us" I mean Generation X, generally, and the boys who cut their teeth chewing the plastic wrap off her rolled-up posters.
She was our "first" --...