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Impossible Dreams

George Heymont | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

While it's possible that those who aspire to less enjoy life more, I have no doubt that every generation of humanity has had its ass kicked by reality.

Hamptons Journal: Hall & Oates Rock Rydell High Evoking Nostalgia for the Mid-Century

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.25.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Among the many pleasures of the Grease-themed benefit for the Prostate Cancer Foundation this weekend in Wainscott, was seeing Michael Milken in a let...

Will Helena Bonham Carter Put Lindsay Lohan To Shame?

Posted 07.07.2013 | Entertainment

Forget Lindsay Lohan -- it's Helena Bonham Carter's turn to try to impress as Elizabeth Taylor. The queen of eccentricity marvels in the new trailer f...

First Look At BBC America's 'Burton And Taylor'

Posted 06.04.2013 | TV

Although we're still traumatized from the national nightmare that was Lifetime's unanimously derided "Liz and Dick" biopic, BBC America is hoping to s...

PHOTOS: The Many Weddings Of Elizabeth Taylor

Posted 11.26.2012 | Weddings

After enduring Sunday night's ridiculous Lifetime movie "Liz & Dick", we had the urge to look back on the real Liz Taylor's life (and her many, many w...

100 Tweets In Response To 'Liz & Dick'

The Huffington Post | Jaimie Etkin | Posted 11.26.2012 | TV

On Twitter Sunday night, it seemed like there was only one topic to talk about: "Liz & Dick." The Lifetime movie starring Lindsay Lohan as Elizabet...

The 'Liz & Dick' Drinking Game (Trust Us, You'll Need It)

Maureen Ryan | Posted 11.21.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

It's easy to come up with a list of a few things a movie about Elizabeth Taylor-Richard Burton should do. "Liz and Dick" does absolutely none of these things. All it really does is make you sad about what's become of Lindsay Lohan.

Richard Burton's Diaries Detail Love For Liz Taylor

Posted 10.25.2012 | Books

Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor married twice. Their first marriage lasted for ten years (1964-74), and their second marriage happened very sudden...

Diary Dish On Mega-Famous Hollywood Pair

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.14.2012 | Celebrity

Richard Burton reportedly wrote more than 450,000 words in private journals, but the words he reserved for Elizabeth Taylor will likely get the most a...

Finding Thrills In Puerto Vallarta

Barbara Barton Sloane | Posted 10.02.2012 | Travel
Barbara Barton Sloane

I was visiting the magical town of Puerto Vallarta with a group of happy, devil-may-care, let's throw caution to the wind, fellow travelers who somehow coerced me into going along with this madcap plan.

How Janet Became Embroiled In The Jackson Family Drama

Liz Smith | Posted 09.30.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

Very interesting piece in a New York tabloid the other day, attempting to explain why Janet Jackson, who always tried to keep herself above and away from her wildly dysfunctional family, became embroiled in the matter of overturning Michael's will.

'Beautiful Ruins,' Big Dreams

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 08.08.2012 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter is a marvel, an absolute gem of a beach read (or park read, or subway read, or hell, sit by the fire in the winter read -- it is just a great read!)

PHOTOS: Animal Urges From Walton Ford

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

By Kiša Lala Walton Ford photographed by Bobby Fisher © Bobby Fisher, 2011 -- Arabian proverb from beginning of King Kong: 'And the Prophet ...

Elizabeth Taylor's Jewels Sell For Big Bucks

AP | Posted 02.12.2012 | Celebrity

NEW YORK — An Andy Warhol painting of Elizabeth Taylor sold for over $662,000 at auction in New York. The painting was included in Christie's a...

PHOTOS: Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Up For Auction Dec. 13

Posted 12.09.2011 | Fifty

Elizabeth Taylor once said, "I adore wearing gems, but not because they are mine. You can't possess radiance, you can only admire it." On December ...

Flawless: The Jewels and Glamour of Elizabeth Taylor

Dawn Moore | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Dawn Moore

This was a petite woman who carried these exceptionally large jewels as if they were made for her. Some were. But most had legends of their own. Seeing them today behind plexi boxes, I was actually still a little gaga.

PHOTOS: A Glimpse Into Elizabeth Taylor's Luxurious Life

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 12.10.2011 | Los Angeles

"Elizabeth Taylor is one of the great cultural icons," Jeffrey Deitch told HuffPost at The Elizabeth Taylor Collection preview. "She is a part of our ...

Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Collection

ARTINFO | Posted 11.13.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

NEW YORK-- Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry collection is one of legend, and Christie's will be heralding the trove's mythic status as the "Crown Jewels of ...

Vicky Tiel Dressed Hollywood Women. And Undressed for Warren, Elvis, Marlon...

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 11.12.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

It's All About the Dress is absolutely delicious, an I-can't-believe-I'm-reading-it-but-I-can't-put-it-down romp of a book, full of celebrity dish, unexpectedly sage advice and a batch of toothsome recipes.

PHOTOS: Who Will Play Elizabeth Taylor In New Biopic?

Posted 09.11.2011 | Entertainment

Though they'd parted ways years before, 2010 was a really big year for Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. First, there was Sam Kashner and Nancy Sch...

Jennifer Aniston Getting HUGE, All-Time Honor

Posted 08.22.2011 | Entertainment

In Hollywood, there are stars -- ephemeral and fleeting, dependent on each box office return for relevance -- and then there are stars with Stars. La...

Cinematic Superman: The Astonishing Legacy of Clint Eastwood

John Farr | Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

This was the not the first title I had in mind for this piece. But when I dug into Clint Eastwood's life and career, it seemed particularly apt -- and not even close to an overstatement.

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.