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  • Kevin Goodman and Anton Pulung: Magical turn of events

    Kevin Goodman and Anton Pulung: Magical turn of events
    The year Disney World opened, 5-year-old Kevin Goodman visited the Magic Kingdom for the first time. That was 1971 and he has vacationed there at least once a year ever since. He really does love the place. For about 30 years Kevin, his mother and his...
  • Bob Hare dies at 80; owner of Hermosa Beach coffeehouse that drew Beat artists

    Bob Hare dies at 80; owner of Hermosa Beach coffeehouse that drew Beat artists
    When Bob Hare opened his Hermosa Beach coffeehouse in 1958, he called it the Insomniac because it was open until 3 a.m. He brewed his coffee in a 300-pound dry-cleaning boiler and served it to such high-profile members of the Beat Generation as Allen...
  • Bob Burnett dies at 71; member of folk group the Highwaymen

    Bob Burnett dies at 71; member of folk group the Highwaymen
    The members of the folk group the Highwaymen were freshmen in the same fraternity at Wesleyan University in Connecticut when they came together to perform at a campus party in 1958. By their senior year, the quintet had a No. 1 single with their haunting...
  • Courtney Love Suffers Minor Burn After Fire At NYC Home

    Courtney Love Suffers Minor Burn After Fire At NYC Home
    An early morning fire broke out inside the Greenwich Village town house of rock star Courtney Love, authorities said. According to FDNY officials, the blaze erupted in a fourth floor bedroom inside the singer's home at 250 West 10th Street near Hudson...
  • Book review: 'Come to the Edge'

    Book review: 'Come to the Edge'
    The most telling moment in "Come to the Edge," Christina Haag's memoir of her love affair with John F. Kennedy Jr., comes after his death in a plane crash off Martha's Vineyard. There are two memorial services, one for dignitaries and family, the other...
  • MOCA's 'Art in the Streets' gets the big picture wrong

    MOCA's 'Art in the Streets' gets the big picture wrong
    Is graffiti the most influential art movement since Pop burst on the scene in 1962? That's the head-turning claim made by "Art in the Streets," a controversial exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art. The show has been drawing the ire of social...
  • Walt Disney, the maverick: A guest essay by Jon Favreau

    Walt Disney, the maverick: A guest essay by Jon Favreau
    I was born in 1966, the year Walt Disney passed away. He would’ve been 110 this week. I’m too young to have had a first-hand memory of him. In fact, I didn’t even know Disney was a man until late in my childhood. Disney was a place...
  • No sibling rivalry for Elizabeth Olsen

    No sibling rivalry for Elizabeth Olsen
    Reporting from New York — Elizabeth Olsen recently experienced something that had never happened to her: She was recognized by a stranger. "It was really weird. I was walking in Tribeca and a guy just came up to me and said, 'I just saw the...
  • Cross Keys condo sparkles with personality

    Cross Keys condo sparkles with personality
    Just inside the front door of Jeri Goodman's 10th-floor condominium unit, a highly polished silver sculpture of a pug rests on a hall table, frozen in puppy playfulness. Across the room, a bright red ceramic Buddha on a desk smiles a broad welcome....
  • Only in NYC: A $90-million penthouse and a $1-million parking spot

    Only in NYC: A $90-million penthouse and a $1-million parking spot
    Angelenos, you may be looking at your future: A record $90-million penthouse apartment and a $1-million parking spot are all the buzz at the moment in New York City. The Southland has had its share of extravagant real estate deals. Candy Spelling sold...
  • 'Hit the Wall' is a raw, ambitious telling of historic fight for gay rights

    'Hit the Wall' is a raw, ambitious telling of historic fight for gay rights
    We think we know what happened on the sticky-hot night of June 27, 1969, at a Greenwich Village bar known as the Stonewall Inn. A weary drag queen finally kicked a nasty cop, the story usually goes, leading to riots in the streets, a line in the sand...