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Elizabeth Taylor's Greatest Love Affair Becoming A Movie!

Posted 08.02.2011 | Entertainment

By far the most famous actress of the 20th century, Elizabeth Taylor's talent and, perhaps even more significantly, her tumultuous off-screen love lif...

Easy Reader: BookExpo America 2011 Offers Plenty

David Finkle | Posted 07.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

Book lovers, here's a full disclosure about reporter/bookist me and BookExpo America 2011 at New York City's Jacob Javits Center: I go for the giveaways.

When the Vows Break: Elizabeth Taylor Taught Us How To Survive Divorce

Steve Lake | Posted 06.12.2011 | Chicago
Steve Lake

Taylor had the guts to end relationships that were broken before they devastated her personally. And she lived with hope that love would find her again.

The Liz Taylor Lesson: Why Do Women Crave Marriage Even When It Doesn't Always Serve Us Well?

Lynn Toler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lynn Toler

I think some women find getting married so compelling they do not accurately assess the consequences of being that way. Could that be, in part, why we find so many women jumping ship these days?

Remembering Elizabeth Taylor, And Her Many Marriages

AP | By BOB THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

LOS ANGELES -- Jokers liked to call her Mrs. Hilton Wilding Todd Fisher Burton Burton Warner Fortensky. Indeed, Elizabeth Taylor was prolific as a bri...

"A Place In The Sun": A Playlist For A Legend, Elizabeth Taylor

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Elizabeth Taylor was a giant star, a legendary actress and an openhearted humanitarian. My father always told me that she was also the single most beautiful woman who ever lived.

Elizabeth Taylor: Star

John Farr | Posted 06.06.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

We have lost a national treasure. As a kid, I remember vividly Life magazine's 1972 cover of Elizabeth Taylor turning 40, and glimpsing what glamor really meant.

Good Time Charlie: The Sheen of Hollywood's Restored Rogue Archetype

Carl Sferrazza Anthony | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Carl Sferrazza Anthony

In repossessing his previously successful persona, Charlie Sheen is now tweaking it into a narrative only Hollywood's long-gone "Rogue" Archetype can ...

Thoughts on The King's Speech, and Other Royal Entries

John Farr | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Notwithstanding Colin Firth's astonishing performance, the film's genius lies in its being decidedly old-fashioned. Here is a sampling of my favorite titles which concern the venerable throne of England.

Together Again: Celebrity Couples That Reconciled After Divorce

Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

What happens when a split isn't final? These five celebrity couples separated--and in some cases even signed papers--then gave it another shot. Check ...

To The Unhappy Couple: A Toast

Joel Dovev | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Joel Dovev

I have always wanted to hear the unhappy, separated couple toasted after all the communal property has been divided.

Stone Widney Recalls the Magic of Camelot as the Musical Turns Fifty

Susan Dormady Eisenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Susan Dormady Eisenberg

Now at the half-century mark, Camelot is usually playing somewhere.

LA's Secret Pleasures

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Hoyt Hilsman

One of the secret pleasures of living in Los Angeles is its vibrant and mostly unheralded theater scene.

A Review of Furious Love by Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger

Gabriel Byrne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Gabriel Byrne

"You are my destiny," Richard Burton wrote to Elizabeth Taylor, in one of the many passionate and lyrical letters quoted in this superb biography.

The Eleventh Commandment

Abe Gurko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Abe Gurko

Thou Shalt Not Take The Name Of Elizabeth Taylor In Vain. Recently, Katy Perry and Snooki have been cited and compared to Elizabeth Taylor and the Earth has started to shake.

Reality Check: Who Are the Factual Journalists?

Ali Safavi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ali Safavi

In "Who are the Terrorists," Kenneth Timmerman rehashes absurd tabloid allegations against the main Iranian opposition group, the Mujahedin-e Khalq.

Revisiting 'Bus Riley's Back In Town', Producer Elliott Kastner's first film

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Producer Elliott Kastner died this week at the age of 80. He leaves behind a great legacy of film, including The Missouri Breaks, Harper, Equus, Where...

Why Love Letters Are Better Left Unread

Telegraph | Jojo Moyes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There's something a bit embarrassing about other people's love letters. Like glimpsing lovers in an embrace, it's an insight into human nature at its ...

Great Artists Can Be Cads, But Can They Not Be?

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

In her memoir, Claire Bloom describes Philip Roth as an extremely self-centered, often abusive man to whom she devoted herself for almost two decades.

Rupert Everett: British Soldiers Are Whiny Wimps

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Outspoken British actor Rupert Everett, 49, has given a new interview in England, where he calls UK troops "wimps," among other things. The "My Best ...