| May 31, 2011
| 3:38 PM
| Dec 7, 2011
| 11:27 AM
If anyone knows how much can happen over the course of 12 months, it's Katie Couric.
After beginning 2011 still serving as anchor and managing editor of "CBS Evening News," she's ending it with one of her first major ventures since joining ABC News, part...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 2:33 PM
Hero. Ishmael. Ramsey. Sophie. Bonnie.
Those are, in order of appearance, the names of thedogs — all mutts — with whom I have shared my life from the time I was 4 years old. And if you listen to Wade Rouse — which you most assuredly...
| Sep 25, 2011
You're an outsider heading to the Westside of Los Angeles — not the beach cities, but Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Westwood and the nearby well-heeled neighborhoods south of the Santa Monica Mountains. This means you'll be well-fed, well-rested and...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 9:06 AM
You can't throw a New Yorker magazine in San Francisco without hitting a writer. This fog-bound city might be more famous for steep hills and sourdough, but step inside one of its many independent bookstores and coffeehouses and you'll find more...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 2:03 PM
The Time 100 Most Influential People in the World is, by and large, a grab-bag of politicos, entertainers and technology entrepreneurs. But it also gives a nod to the publishing world. Among the Time 100 are:
-- E.L. James, the pseudonymous author who...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 2:42 PM
Talk about a control freak. Chelsea Handler, the late-night TV host whose comic memoirs have been turned into "Are You There, Chelsea?" (7:30 p.m. Jan. 11, NBC; 2 stars), can't step out of the limelight in the new sitcom.
"That '70s Show" alum Laura...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 10:26 AM
Irreverent comedian and bad-girl author Chelsea Handler has turned her popular memoir, "Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea," into a new sitcom that makes its debut tonight. The NBC series, "Are You There, Chelsea?" stars Laura Prepon as Handler, while...
| Jan 29, 2012
In recent months the name Mary Tyler Moore has been bandied about with unexpected regularity bordering on reckless abandon. This is not just because she recently made her first TV appearance in many moons on pal Betty White's show "Hot in Cleveland" or...
| Feb 16, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
Seconds into the action-comedy-romance “This Means War,” CIA boss Collins (Angela Bassett) instructs operatives/best friends Tuck (Tom Hardy) and FDR (Chris Pine), “Remember, this mission is covert.” This seems...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:42 AM
Oprah Winfrey had her favorite restaurants where she and her A-list guests would dine during “The Oprah Winfrey Show’s” run in Chicago, including RL and Table Fifty-Two, and now it appears Rosie O’Donnell has her own favorites...