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  • Intersections: Unearthing the grave history of Hollywood

    A calm, cold breeze runs throughout the marble-encased, maze-like corridors of Forest Lawn's Great Mausoleum, where the who's who of Hollywood have come to permanently rest. But that changes once you reach its deepest and oldest cobweb-covered crevice...
  • St. Paul's Cathedral dean quits in Occupy London standoff

    St. Paul's Cathedral dean quits in Occupy London standoff
    A senior clergyman resigned Monday over St. Paul's Cathedral's handling of anticapitalist protesters camped outside the church, the second cleric lost to an increasingly tense standoff involving God, mammon and their earthly representatives. Graeme...
  • July 31, 1:32 a.m.: We're On The Scene And Ready For Some Badminton

    My family has been in London for a day or so now; the beautiful sightseeing spots like Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, and Buckingham Palace have been filling our cameras. The highlight so far was the London Eye, an enormous ferris wheel in the middle of...
  • Aug. 3, 11:01 p.m.: Still Finding Time To See The Sights

    London Sightseeing Day. We began our day at Westminster Abbey, then went to the London Eye, took a river boat cruise to Greenwich, straddled the Prime Meridian and viewed the exhibits at the British Library. Finished the day at Hyde park cheering on...
  • American originals

    Some of you have been generous enough to inform me, here or on Facebook or at Twitter, that you do not share my esteem for the writings of Gore Vidal. You perhaps do not care for his politics or his prose style or his morality or his person. Perhaps his...
  • Make it stop: Jane Austen via 'Downton Abbey' in new book

    Jane Austen has been dead for close to 200 years, but it's hard to imagine she's gotten much rest in her grave in Westminster Abbey, what with all the rewrites, updates and zombifications of her work. We get it: her books are much beloved, and readers...
  • Osama bin Laden dead: Celebrities take to Twitter

     
    With Osama bin Laden dead, celebrities responded to President Obama's news via Twitter. Paris Hilton, Kirstie Alley, Bill Maher, Lindsay Lohan and Alyssa Milano were among the many commenting on Osama bin Laden, now dead....
  • Princess Beatrice to auction royal wedding hat; mom Fergie talks about snub

     
    Princess Beatrice will auction her royal wedding hat. The hat Princess Beatrice wore to the royal wedding will probably go down in history as one of the hallmarks of Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal wedding. Sarah Ferguson said her daughter...
  • Your morning fashion and beauty report: Salma Hayek channels lady Gaga in Gucci at Cannes Film Festival

     
    Some observers are calling the Gucci dress Salma Hayek wore on the opening day of the Cannes Film Festival "wacky." Maybe she was channeling her inner Lady Gaga. Although it actually wan't as over the top as anything Lady G......
  • Princess Beatrice’s royal wedding hat sells for more than $130,000 on EBay

     
    Princess Beatrice has sold her royal wedding hat on ebay for more than $130,000...
  • No laughing here over Obama's latest travel gaffe

     
    The president of the United States thinks it's still 2008....