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Reagan's Astrologer Dies At 87

AP | Posted 10.26.2014 | Weird News

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joan Quigley, the astrologer who helped determine President Ronald Reagan's schedule and claimed to have convinced him to softe...

Robert Crenshaw's Friends, Family and Neighbors: Detroit Rocker on Roots and Working With Talented Loved Ones

Steve Karras | Posted 12.06.2014 | Arts
Steve Karras

The best work any artist can muster is the kind that comes from a place where career is never the driving force, age is just a number and one's relevance means little, except to himself. And though Crenshaw is apt to file away the chapter of his earlier life of a rock and roller, it's possible that many exciting chapters lay ahead.

Coachella, Minus the Festival!

Marlon Regis | Posted 06.17.2013 | Entertainment
Marlon Regis

Because of growing corporate interests -- mostly from the fashion industry -- one can have a free blast without even stepping foot onto the Empire Polo Club grounds.

Jeopardy! Contestants Seek Game Show Gold

Robert Gagnier | Posted 08.14.2012 | TV
Robert Gagnier

I recently talked to a few contestants who had passed the online test and were about to go through the more formal in-person Jeopardy! test and audition process.

Dick Clark's Business Lesson

Nelson Davis | Posted 07.01.2012 | Business
Nelson Davis

Unbridled enthusiasm is a success magnet. While many people of his age were eyeing a rocking chair, Dick was fishing for opportunities.

Time to Clip the Right Wing's Wings

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.06.2012 | Media
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

In 8th grade, I was an odd kid from Chester, PA. I listened to news (KYW) and talk radio (WCAU) as much as country music (WEEZ) and rock (WFIL and WI...

Doctor Who Is Really Dr. Hans Holzer (VIDEO)

Alexandra Holzer | Posted 05.01.2012 | Weird News
Alexandra Holzer

Just like Dr. Who, my father was a universal explorer who, through travel and the use of science and metaphysics, time-traveled back into paranormal history.

Remembering Whitney: Watch Her TV Debut

Posted 04.12.2012 | TV

As we look back on the life of the late Whitney Houston, who died at the age of 48 on Feb. 11, it's nearly impossible to choose her best performance. ...

Vanna White Talks Family, Regrets And The One Picture She Won't Autograph

Esquire | Posted 12.14.2011 | Fifty

I was a guest at the White House years ago. I'm not sure if they still do tours the way they did back then. But I got to go to the War Room. It's the ...

My Opinion: Michael Jackson's Grave (VIDEO)

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

Michael Jackson's life has always been a contradiction of outlandish oddity and pinpoint perfection. Now in death, with the unknown location of his body, the enigma continues.

Beach Blanket Babylon: People Who Give A Damn

Greg Archer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

BBB is quite possibly the most unforgettable emotional roller-coaster ride of camp and bone-tickling fun.

Beverly Hills' Measure H Takes on the Tony Town

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Gregory

For Beverly Hills residents Measure H will be on the November ballot. Neighbor is pitted against neighbor as they struggle with how to pull the lever on this high-stakes issue.

Merv Griffin's Company Sues Ed McMahon For Unpaid Loan

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Court documents show a company founded by Merv Griffin is suing Ed McMahon for a $100,000 loan it claims has gone unpaid. The Gri...

Wheel of Misfortune: Memories of a Doomed Contestant

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joel Schwartzberg

Wheel of Fortune, the longest-running syndicated game show in American television history, is celebrating a special anniversary this month -- one quar...