December 4, 2000 |
Who'd have thought it? That out of the mouth of Geraldo Rivera would come wisdom and insight about the electile dysfunction gripping our nation. "This is still impeachment. This is still Whitewater," he said last week. For once, though, the man who brought us Al Capone's vault and stories of satanic ritual abuse didn't go far enough. He failed to say that it's not only Whitewater and impeachment, it's also Desert Storm, O.J.
March 25, 2000
I am disturbed by the negative picture Paul Brownfield paints of Kato Kaelin by unfairly grouping him with Rick Rockwell, John Wayne Bobbitt, Monica Lewinsky and Joey Buttafuoco, all people who have achieved fame through their own deplorable acts ("Andy, did ya hear . . . about this one?," March 11). Even though the O.J. Simpson trial, which made Kaelin a household name, was based on a terrible act, Kaelin did not commit that act. And unlike the opportunists Brownfield lists who are denigrating comedy as an art form, Kaelin actually has talent.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 9, 1999
Brian "Kato" Kaelin has settled a libel suit against the tabloid National Examiner over a headline that read: "Cops Think Kato Did It." Kaelin was seeking $15 million from Globe Communications, the parent company of the National Examiner. Kaelin's lawyer, Gary Bostwick, would not disclose the amount of the settlement, which he said was reached several weeks ago but was entered into court records Friday. The paper's story said police think Kaelin lied on the witness stand during the O.J.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 11, 1999 |
You may feel the need of a shower after reading this, but that probably won't stop you from reading it, either, just as it didn't stop me from writing it. And therein lies the tale. Tomorrow, Saturday, marks the passage of five years since the plaintive wailing of a dog, the curiously melting ice cream, the bloody glove dropped in flight like Cinderella's slipper. Five years since the murderous midnight that, as another columnist once remarked, hijacked our culture. From the remove of five years, the "O.J.
February 11, 1997
It has been 16 months since the close of the criminal case against O.J. Simpson--time enough for the players who helped shape it to sign TV talk show deals, embark upon nationwide book tours and, in some cases, mark a return to something approaching normalcy. Here's an update: Superior Court Judge Lance A. Ito The 46-year-old judge in the criminal trial is still based in the downtown Criminal Courts Building.