June 28, 2010 |
F. Scott Fitzgerald, who once said, "There are no second acts in American lives," probably wouldn't know what to make of Craig Kilborn. After all, the 47-year-old Minnesota native is about to start his fourth act. The lanky ex-host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" and CBS' "The Late Late Show" returns to television with "The Kilborn File," a topical half-hour talk and comedy show that debuts at 6:30 p.m. Monday on Fox's KTTV-TV Channel 11....
May 2, 2013 |
Leonardo DiCaprio isn't jumping on the marriage bandwagon any time soon, though "The Great Gatsby's" titular star concedes that it isn't totally out of the question. The Hollywood bachelor turns 39 in September and is pretty optimistic about his 40s being "right around the corner. " So what of settling down, getting married or starting a family? "I take it as it comes," the actor told Extra. "We'll see what happens in the future. We'll see what happens. ... I don't try to determine what the future will be. I take it day by day. " PHOTOS: 'The Great Gatsby' premiere DiCaprio has previously been linked to a slew of beautiful women, including supermodel Gisele Bundchen (now married to Tom Brady)
January 12, 1995 |
In the 1930s, women who dared to dye their hair often left the beauty shop with violent headaches, swollen eyelids and blisters on their foreheads. A decade later, the picture wasn't much prettier. "We used to make these diabolical bleaches, mixing 20-volume peroxide in a bowl with three drops of ammonia," Vidal Sassoon told Vogue a few years ago. "The number had to be exact, and I was terrified my hand would shake--it was as primitive as that."
August 15, 2013 |
The Haruki Murakami book that has sold 1 million copies a week in Japan is coming to America. It has been selling spectacularly -- particularly for a work of complex literary fiction. Publisher Knopf told Galleycat that U.S. readers can expect to get their hands on an English-language edition of Murakami's latest novel in 2014. Spanish readers, however, are first in line: Their edition is coming out this year. "Shikisai wo Motanai Tasaki Tsukuru to Kare no Junrei no Toshi," was published in Japan in April.
April 24, 1993
Timothy Hutton will portray F. Scott Fitzgerald and Natasha Richardson will play his wife in "Zelda," a TV movie that the TNT cable channel expects to debut later this year. The film will chronicle the couple's high living during the 1920s and her breakdown in the years that followed.
August 6, 1995
I just can't wait to see "The Prisoner of Zelda" (Movie Listings, July 30). Don't tell me, let me guess. A swashbuckling zendup of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "Tender Is the Night"? ARTHUR LONDON Malibu Was the prisoner Dobie Gillis or Maynard G. Krebs? Will you be contacting Assemblywoman Sheila J. Kuehl (D-Santa Monica) for research assistance? PAUL YOUNG El Segundo
July 21, 1998 |
James Joyce's "Ulysses," the epic story about one man's journey during a single day in Dublin, Ireland, has been unanimously selected by a panel of scholars and writers as the best English-language novel of the century. F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" was second, and Joyce's "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" was third. The selections by the Modern Library's editorial board in New York were generally older, recognized classics.
June 21, 1992
If Deanne Stillman ("Cairo by the Mohave," Guest Bites Town, May 10) wants to do a brilliant, ironic, erudite, warmed-over takeoff on Aldoux Huxley and F. Scott Fitzgerald, why doesn't she skip the comparisons to Rome and Cairo and visit Athens. It's an unincorporated area just south and east of Inglewood, not too far from Watts. Not just now, though. They're a little impatient at present with ancient history. FRED SCIFERS Downey