| Feb 19, 2013
Chris Carmack of "The O.C." will be joining "Nashville" in a recurring role for the final six episodes of Season 1....
| Jun 17, 2011
| 12:07 PM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Chris Pratt was born in Virginia, Minn., today in 1979. This birthday guy currently stars as Andy Dwyer on the series "Parks and Recreation." Previously, Pratt starred on the show "Everwood" and also played a recurring role on "The O....
| Apr 17, 2011
British children's fantasy author Diana Wynne Jones died last month while I was busy reading "The Emerald Atlas" for review, so it was inevitable that her spirit should haunt my reading. Jones is often cited as the forerunner of J.K. Rowling as the...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 11:18 AM
About Gossip Girl
High society and low blows are back as GOSSIP GIRL, a one-hour drama about the scandalous lives of Manhattan's elite, returns for its much-anticipated Fourth Season. Season Three ended with a BANG! as a heartbroken Chuck Bass (Ed...
| May 16, 2009
In the real Orange County, not everyone ends up living in their custom-built home.
The intended family residence of actress Kristin Cavallari has come on the market at $13.95 million in Three Arch Bay, a gated Laguna Beach community.
| Jun 8, 2009
Update: "Gossip Girl" co-creator and producer Josh Schwartz and his wife, Jill, have sold their 1928 Los Feliz home for $2.15 million.
The house was purchased by Tim Kaeding, former creative director for the jeans and clothing company 7 For All Mankind,...
| Feb 7, 2009
When clothes dryers account for at least 6% of the electricity used by U.S. households, is it any wonder that line-drying is coming back? In places where the practice is banned as an unsightly nuisance to neighbors, right-to-dry activists and blogging...
| Apr 22, 2009
A Los Feliz classic has come on the market at $2,395,000. The 1928 Spanish-style home of "Gossip Girl" producer Josh Schwartz and his wife, Jill, has original detailing, stained-glass windows and wrought-iron chandeliers.
The gated house, with a two-...
| Jun 26, 2009
| 11:30 AM
Noah Wyle is jumping back into the TV pool, signing on to star in a sci-fi pilot for TNT that Steven Spielberg is executive producing.
The project will star Wyle as the leader of a group of soldiers and civilians who mount a resistance against an alien...
| Jul 4, 2009
With a Grammy-nominated song, three TV series and multiple albums, it would seem that Jesse McCartney has been living on Dream Street, the name of the boy band that launched him to stardom in the early 2000s. But the singer-songwriter-actor actually...
| Aug 5, 2009
| 6:53 PM
I Love You, Man
Paramount, $29.99; Blu-ray, $39.99
The usual criticisms apply to the shaggy, Apatow-esque "bromantic comedy" "I Love You, Man." The movie's story of an uptight nerd ( Paul Rudd) who learns to unwind with the help of a self-possessed...