Zsa Zsa Gabor

The Great Online Innovation Pile On Of 2017

There seems to be an awful lot of piling on these days on the big online platforms.<p><b>Startups are piling onto Facebook, claiming that they steal their</b> …

Business

My meeting with Donald Trump: A damaged, pathetic personality — whose obvious impairment has only gotten worse

I didn't get his endorsement when I ran for governor — but the severely troubled man I met has only gotten worse<p>In 1994, I visited the home of Donald Trump. He was a Democrat then, of sorts, and I was the party’s nominee for governor of Connecticut. He’d taken an interest in our state owing to his …

Liberal View

Mystery solved? Writer says he has identified Hollywood’s ‘blonde bombshell billboard princess.’

If you visited Los Angeles in the mid-1980s through the early 2000s, you’ve seen her.<p>Billboards towered over the city’s palm trees and wide-lane highways showing a blonde, buxom woman, generally clad in pink and often reclining on a red corvette. Sometimes they displayed all of her, sometimes just …

Daisy Donohoe’s Wardrobe Is a Straight-Up ’80s Beverly Hills Fantasy

The designer behind our favorite furry slides on her eBay meets Rodeo Drive, “drug dealer chic” vibe and extremely luxurious beauty routine. Los …

Celebrity Style

Book Deals: Week of July 24, 2017

Penny Closes Triple with Minotaur<b><br>Louise Penny</b> closed a new three-book deal with her longtime publisher, Minotaur Books. The North American rights …

Books

Zsa Zsa Gabor's Will Reveals Family Drama: Husband Prince Frederic Von Anhalt Gets Everything

Zsa Zsa Gabor’s husband Prince Frederic von Anhalt will inherit her estate.<p>The late actress and socialite’s will has been revealed, and according to …

Entertainment

Zsa Zsa Gabor's will is reportedly 'lost or missing'

Zsa Zsa Gabor's will is reportedly "lost or missing."<p>The actress and socialite, who died at 99 last December from cardiac arrest, did indeed have a will that detailed how her assets should be distributed after she passed, but nobody can find it, sources say.<p>Gabor's widower, Prince Frederic von …

Entertainment

Our celebrity president would rather show off than get down to business

Trump's tweets show he doesn’t really see himself as a president, and neither do a lot of the media<p>I suppose we should consider ourselves lucky that our bullying, narcissistic, impulsive man-child of a president is only fighting a Twitter war against MSNBC‘s Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski and …

Liberal View

Salvation Will Have You Hoping for the World’s End

<i>Salvation</i><b>. CBS. Wednesday, July 12, 9 p.m.</b>In one of the first scenes of <i>Salvation</i>, an astrophysicist whose giant hydrocephalic brain is second only to …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Dumb Little Writing Tricks That Work: Create an argument

Let’s say you’re stuck writing a flat scene. No matter how you’ve approached it, the scene just lays there.No energy.<br>No zip.<br>No nothing.Do what …

Screenwriting

Inside a Historic Hotel in Denver Once Frequented by Presidents and Hollywood Stars

Teddy had a time of it! Imagine President Theodore Roosevelt swigging Champagne with a stogie singing after a press conference singing, “There’ll be a Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight?” Roosevelt was having such a rouser he banged his palms on the table while leading banquet attendees in song …

Entertainment

The Luckiest Part of My Job Is That It Allows Me to Meet People like Brock Yates

He wasn't just a magazine writer—he was a screenwriter, an author, a broadcaster, an organizer, and the consummate husband and family man.<p>From the July 2017 issue<p>Pamela Yates was kind enough to invite me to the final fete for her husband, Brock, the man we came to call “the Assassin.” The memorial …

Autos

Mother-Stung

According to a hoary legend of the book publishing world, Bennett Cerf, one of the founders of Random House, was once asked if he could discern any …

Books

Former Los Angeles Home of Eva Gabor Hits Market for $14 Million

The estate has ties to Audrey Hepburn and Frank Sinatra, too<p>A Los Angeles-area estate with ties to a medley of old Hollywood stars, including Audrey …

Real Estate

Magic should not play Ball with Lonzo or LaVar

<i>Running off at the typewriter ...</i><p>Did you see where <b>Lonzo Ball</b> reportedly was out of shape when he showed up for his recent workout with the Los …

Orlando City SC

20 forgotten Hollywood bombshells, and their incredible life stories

Film (UK)

The 50 Greatest Concerts of the Last 50 Years

From Led Zeppelin's U.S. debut to Jay Z and Kanye West's 'Watch the Throne' spectacle, and beyond<p>Mick Jagger has a clear memory of being onstage in …

Rock & Roll

Adam West, as caped crusader Batman, cleaned up Gotham City

Adam West, the classically handsome baritone actor who turned a comic-book superhero into live-action Pop Art in the 1960s television series <i>Batman</i>, …

Batman

Sad Day for Gotham: Adam West, Who Played Batman, Dies at 88

Adam West, the classically handsome baritone actor who turned a comic-book superhero into live-action Pop Art in the 1960s television series “Batman,” died on Friday in Los Angeles. He was 88.<p>The cause was leukemia, according to Molly Schoneveld, a family spokeswoman.<p>“Batman” lasted only two and a …

Batman

Why Adam West Was the One and Only Batman

Deadpan humor and old-school gallantry made actor, who died at 88, the best of the bunch<p>What's this? Could this be the end for Batman? Rest in peace, …

Batman

Batman star Adam West dead at 88

It takes an actor of a certain stature to stand head to toe in Lycra, taking seriously the menace posed by a loose menagerie of ham-acting co-stars …

Batman

Adam West, noted for playing Batman, dies at 88

Adam West, an aspiring movie star who instead achieved worldwide fame as the tightly clad caped crusader “Batman” in the 1960s hit television series, …

Batman

13 Things to Know About Bernie Madoff Before Watching The Wizard of Lies

Nearly a decade after stockbroker Bernie Madoff's arrest for the largest known financial fraud in history, HBO has revived his story for the small screen. <b>The Wizard of Lies</b> stars Robert De Niro as Madoff (pictured above with costar Michelle Pfeiffer), and it examines the fallout from the Ponzi …

Crime

Edward Albee, Roger Moore, Debbie Reynolds, Gene Wilder and More Among 2017 Tony Awards 'In Memoriam' Tributes

The Tony Awards has released the list of names to be featured in this year's "In Memoriam" segment, honoring friends and colleagues in the Broadway …

Entertainment

In Memoriam 2017

We pause to remember friends and colleagues in the Broadway community who have left us during the past year (May 2016-May 2017).<p>Each spring as the …

Entertainment

These Are History’s Most Notorious Liars

From scientists to presidents, famous people throughout history have told infamous lies.<p>This story appears in the June 2017 issue of <i>National Geographic</i> magazine.<p><b>1. richard nixon</b><p><b>Watergate set the bar for presidential lies when Nixon insisted he played no role.</b> On the morning of June 17, 1972, five …

History

Comedian and activist Dick Gregory, other notable deaths

We remember them for their comedy routines — Dick Gregory — their shows – "Nashville" star Powers Boothe – the characters they portrayed – the dad in …

Entertainment

From the Archives: The 1961 Bel-Air fire

The two-day Bel Air/Brentwood brush fire destroyed nearly 500 homes, but no lives were lost. The fire damaged or destroyed several homes belonging to Hollywood celebrities.<p>In 2006, Los Angeles Times writer Cecilia Rasmussen wrote:<p><i>Among the most notorious California wildfires, the Bel-Air/Brentwood</i> …

Los Angeles

Cannes Film Festival's: Best Dressed Of All Time

WITH an abundance of A-list attendees, the Cannes Film Festival sees some of the world’s biggest stars set down in the French Riviera for the …

Fashion