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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 …..

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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), …..

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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) …..

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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 …..

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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 …..

Pete Buttigieg Biography – New!

Our new biography of Pete Buttigieg is now live. Pete Buttigieg, as has been widely reported, has unusual credentials for a modern presidential candidate. He is: Under 40 years of …..

One Year Later, Sluggo is *Still* Lit

It was the waning days of 2017, and Andrews McMeel was looking to make a change. The venerable comic “Nancy” had been around for eight decades, and the syndicate was …..

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Read Michael Caine’s Good-Natured Slag of ‘Jaws 4’

The great Michael Caine drops a quip about Jaws: The Revenge (in which he played “carefree airplane pilot” Hoagie Newcombe): He’s the best. The quote was prompted by a comment from Ricky …..

Alex Trebek wears a blue suit and tie, looking good with gray hair on the colorful set of 'Jeopardy!'

Alex Trebek Has Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer

Alex Trebek, the host of Jeopardy! since 1984, announced this week that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. In a video released by the show (above), he …..

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