I couldn’t stand to watch more than 20 seconds of “Clint Eastwood Unleashed.” I was too embarrassed, both for Eastwood and the GOP.
Monthly Archive: August 2012
The Paralympics have started in London, and this is the year of Goalball.
In 1947 Kurt Vonnegut drew up a contract with his wife — he didn’t want her to “nag, heckle or otherwise disturb” him.
President Obama answered a handful of questions on Reddit today — and none of them had to do with Chewbacca.
Ingrid Bergman was born on 29 August 1915 and Ingrid Bergman died on 29 August 1982, her 67th birthday.
There will be no statue of George Orwell at the headquarters of the BBC. Because he was too far left?
You should see this photo gallery of “the Armstrong the public didn’t always get to see.”
Reflections on Neil Armstrong, the moon and 1969.
The first man to step on the moon has died. Famously publicity shy, Neil Armstrong was hard to figure out. Watch him on video over the last four decades.
Cycling champ Lance Armstrong has given up fighting charges that he used performance-enhancing drugs. Will he lose all his medals?
Melvin Gordon is the oldest CEO on the New York Stock Exchange. And he won’t let you into his factory.
The outlandish queen of the self-knocking one-liner “died in her sleep” at her home in Los Angeles.
In honor of the great comedienne’s life, a truly Diller-y clip from 1969.
ABC News is reporting that the action director had inoperable brain cancer when he jumped from a Los Angeles bridge yesterday.
The director of stylish action films has committed suicide at age 68 by jumping from a Los Angeles bridge.
From Holland, a funny video of “Revenge is a Dish Best Served Pink,” in which a little brother learns a lesson.
The news that Michael J. Fox is returning to television has the Hollywood press all excited. Why?
Watch our favorite supercuts from shows such as The X-Files, Mad Men and Breaking Bad.
The founder of Wikileaks has been granted asylum in Ecuador. But the U.K. isn’t going to let him go.
Today I walked past a home that still hopes to have Bill Murray crash their party. See the photo of “Bill Murray Can Crash Here.”
Who knew that Oprah battled an insurance company over the rights to a common phrase?
A self-described nerd has re-done the Sir Mix-a-Lot song with clips from nearly 300 movies.
We’re celebrating Alfred Hitchcock’s birthday with a gallery of photos of the great filmmaker.
He’s 42, a seven-term Congressman, and has been married for nearly 12 years.
The Wisconsin Congressman and fiscal hawk will be #2 on the Republican ticket on November 6th.
Mass murderer David Berkowitz says violence is bad. As if he didn’t already prove that 35 years ago.
The puckish front man for the alt-rock band Jethro Tull was born in 1947.
See photos by San Francisco photographer Thomas Hawk of the 2012 Holi Festival of Colors.
Popular composer Marvin Hamlisch has died. He was 68.
Director Peter Jackson is stretching a modest little book into three big movies. Great idea or greedy blunder?
The editor laments the closing of an old favorite haunt.
See more than two dozen photos from behind the scenes.
The Jamaican sprinter sets a new Olympic record in the 100 meters.
Summer is full of yearning.
President Barack Obama is now 51 years old.
He grew up to finish a world war and drop the A-bomb, but he wasn’t “big-fisted” as a boy.
Hint: Unlike a dog, she has to practice her barking.
The brainy and mischievous author has died in Los Angeles at age 86.