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Drew Barrymore's Half-Sister Found Dead

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.30.2014 | Entertainment

Drew Barrymore has released a statement following news that her half-sister was found dead in California. Jessica Barrymore, 47, was found dead ou...

When Comedy Was Clean and Comediennes Were King

John Farr | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

For those wanting a respite from today's low, "in-your-face" brand of comedy, here are a few tried-and-true classics featuring these top screen comediennes. These special ladies made us laugh -- and feel smart -- at the same time.

A Sour Note at Carnegie Hall Few Heard, Coming From Above

John Farr | Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

The Carnegie Studios made it possible for artists to live as true bohemians: to enjoy the freedom of being deliciously different and quirky. I suppose it was simply too good to last.

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 ...

Stage Door: The Royal Family, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Memphis

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

Broadway reviewed: a reminder of how wonderful revivals can be, a family story of burgeoning sexuality and a musical about the epicenter of R&B and soul.

The Bigger Star By Farr: Bette Davis or Joan Crawford?

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Who was the bigger star -- Bette Davis or Joan Crawford? Maybe reviewing some highlights of their respective careers can help resolve this thorny question.

The Best Train Movies by Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

In a host of movies, the train has served as a microcosm of modern society, and the individual's potential risk and conflict within it.