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Solitaire With a Who2 Twist: Try GIANT LEAPS

With astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley blasting into space aboard their NASA/SpaceX flight, this is the perfect time to introduce a fun new feature from Who2: GIANT LEAPS: Heroes …..

Honor Blackman Had Her Own Self-Defense Book

Honor Blackman — better known as Pussy Galore from the 1964 James Bond film Goldfinger — has died at the robust age of 94. It’s a surprise to learn that she …..

They Killed Malcolm X

Malcolm X was murdered 55 years ago, on February 21, 1965. He had just begun speaking on stage in the Audubon Ballroom of the Hilton Hotel in New York when …..

A.E. Hotchner sits at a desk with a pile of books and a sign reading "Lifeguard on Duty"

A.E. Hotchner Outlived ‘Em All

Author and famous-friend-of-the-famous A.E. Hotchner has died at his home in Connecticut. Born in St. Louis during World War I, he was 102 years old. He was still writing until …..

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Robert Conrad Has Died at the Agreed-Upon Age of 84

Actor Robert Conrad has died of heart failure. He was a fist-fighting TV star in his day, in the 1960s hit The Wild Wild West (which spent decades in reruns) and …..

Kobe Bryant sweats and smiles during a pause in a basketball game

Kobe Bryant is Dead in a Helicopter Crash at Age 41

Former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash outside of Los Angeles, according to TMZ, ESPN and other sources. His 13-year-old daughter, Gianna Bryant (known as GiGi), …..

A solemn-looking saint, wearing a miter with a cross and green robes, in a stained-glass window

Behold the Big Big Birthdays of 2020

Here they come: the big, big birthdays of 2020. Who turns 50 this year? Who turns 100? What about 1400? (And would you be surprised to learn that Spongebob Squarepants is …..

Baby Yoda has huge horizontal ears, wide black eyes, and a scrunched-up (but cute!) face as he sits in a clamshell-type pod

Baby Yoda Biography: New!

Our new Baby Yoda biography is now live. It’s a stretch to call it a biography, of course, since the world knows so few facts about the li’l guy who …..

What Will Prince Andrew Do With Himself?

So Prince Andrew is leaving public life “for the foreseeable future,” thanks to his ghastly judgment in befriending pedophile millionaire Jeffrey Epstein and his ghastly judgment in talking about it with …..

Joni Mitchell is a Terrific Artist, Too

How much talent can one woman have? Joni Mitchell made her name with catchy singles like “Big Yellow Taxi” (1970) and confessional albums like Blue (1971). But while she was …..

F. Scott Fitzgerald pictured at his writing desk, but now wearing a modern football helmet

College Football Time is F. Scott Fitzgerald Time

Blustery September Saturdays mean it’s time to dig out F. Scott Fitzgerald‘s masterpiece The Bowl again for an annual reading. This is not The Cut-Glass Bowl, Fitzgerald’s more famous (and gloomier) …..

Jeffrey Epstein, with silver hair and a white open-collar shirt, smiles grimly for the police camera

Jeffrey Epstein Biography — New!

Our biography of once (and future?) convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is now live. Jeffrey Epstein is the mysteriously wealthy money manager who was convicted 13 years ago of the …..

Doris Day leans against a tree trunk (real or fake) and smiles broadly for the camera

Doris Day and Carol Channing, Linked Forever in Death

Actress, singer and eternal nice girl Doris Day has died of pneumonia at age 97. (She fudged her age for years, but biographer David Kaufman finally pegged her birth year as …..

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