October 16, 2013 |
Ronan Farrow, the outspoken journalist, human rights lawyer and the son of Mia Farrow and Frank Sinatra (possibly), is joining MSNBC to host a new show. The program, currently still in development, doesn't have a name but is expected to launch in early 2014. In a statement, Farrow, who is an active Twitter user. described the program as "a new generation of news show for a new, more engaged generation of viewers. " PHOTOS: Hollywood Backlot moments He continued, "It's a show about why the news matters to you -- and what you can do to be a part of the story.
October 9, 2013 |
Gay Talese came to be known as one of the most elegant, intelligent magazine writers of the 20th century. While he has written many brilliant pieces, the most indelible is his 1966 Esquire story headlined " Frank Sinatra Has a Cold . " At the Neiman Storyboard on Tuesday, Talese sat down to talk about the piece with Elon Green. Talese explained that he didn't want to write the story in the first place, contextualizing some choices he made as a writer in a detailed annotation.
October 3, 2013 |
Barbara Sinatra has replied to the bombshell comment by Mia Farrow that Frank Sinatra could "possibly" be the father of Ronan Farrow, heretofore known as Mia's one biological child with Woody Allen. Her take on the situation? "It's just a bunch of junk," Barbara Sinatra told the Desert Sun on Thursday. "There's always junk written - lies that aren't true. " Farrow, in a new interview with Vanity Fair , said she and Frank Sinatra "never really split up" after their two-year marriage, which ended in 1968.
July 12, 2013 |
For nearly 50 years Greg Bautzer was one of the premier entertainment attorneys in Hollywood, with a client list that included moguls Howard Hughes, Charles Bluhdorn, Darryl Zanuck and Kirk Kerkorian. He also made a name for himself handling the high-profile divorces of Ingrid Bergman, Nancy Sinatra and Rock Hudson. Movie-star handsome, he was engaged to Lana Turner and Dorothy Lamour, dated such other glamorous actresses as Ginger Rogers and Joan Crawford, and was married four times, including to actress Dana Wynter.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 29, 2013 |
In the summer of 1958, Santa Monica inaugurated its dazzling concrete, glass and steel Civic Auditorium, an emblem of the mid-century modern International Style then popular throughout the world. Two blocks from the ocean, the Civic played host to the Academy Awards through much of the 1960s. Comedians Bill Cosby and Bob Hope performed there, and the exiled Dalai Lama led a "Wheel of Time" initiation ceremony for thousands of Buddhists in 1989. The 3,000-seat venue became a musical mecca for artists as varied as Eric Clapton, Frank Sinatra, the Village People, Dave Brubeck, Laura Nyro, Ella Fitzgerald, Prince and Bob Dylan.
May 15, 2013 |
In the on-again, off-again world of real estate listings, a home once owned by crooner Frank Sinatra that surfaced five years ago is back - this time priced at $3.995 million. That's $1 million off the 2008 asking price. Named Villa Maggio for Ol' Blue Eyes' Oscar-winning character, Pvt. Angelo Maggio in the movie "From Here to Eternity" (1953), the desert/mountain compound encompasses 10 acres in Mountain Center near Palm Desert. The main house, guesthouse and pool house have a total of seven bedrooms, 13 bathrooms and 6,428 square feet.