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April 6, 1987 | Associated Press
Jessica Hahn said she was forced into sexual activities with a second evangelist shortly after a sexual encounter with Jim Bakker, even though she told Bakker she was a virgin and feared getting pregnant, Newsweek magazine said.
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June 14, 2012 | By Glenn Whipp, Special to the Los Angeles Times
About this time last year, Jessica Paré pulled her beloved 1995 Volvo station wagon into an L.A. service station near her Eastside apartment. Wolfy (yes, she named the car) needed help. So much help, in fact, that the mechanic told Paré there was no way he was letting her drive it off the premises. Problem was, Paré didn't have the necessary funds to cover Wolfy's revival. "So, yeah, I did drive it away," the "Mad Men" breakout star says, "and, as I remember it, there was a fair amount of smoke trailing behind me. " For a recent visit over coffee in Hollywood recently, Paré arrived driving a brand-new Jetta, a "sweet ride," the 31-year-old Canadian actress enthuses.
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NEWS
June 14, 2012 | By Glenn Whipp, Special to the Los Angeles Times
About this time last year, Jessica Paré pulled her beloved 1995 Volvo station wagon into an L.A. service station near her Eastside apartment. Wolfy (yes, she named the car) needed help. So much help, in fact, that the mechanic told Paré there was no way he was letting her drive it off the premises. Problem was, Paré didn't have the necessary funds to cover Wolfy's revival. "So, yeah, I did drive it away," the "Mad Men" breakout star says, "and, as I remember it, there was a fair amount of smoke trailing behind me. " For a recent visit over coffee in Hollywood recently, Paré arrived driving a brand-new Jetta, a "sweet ride," the 31-year-old Canadian actress enthuses.
BOOKS
June 9, 2002 | MARIO VARGAS LLOSA, Mario Vargas Llosa is the author of numerous works, including "The Feast of the Goat: A Novel" and "Letters to a Young Novelist."
Legend has it that on his wedding night, the young Victor Hugo made love eight times to his chaste wife, Adele Foucher. As a result of this record-breaking feat by the impassioned author of "Les Miserables," his bride was left staunchly opposed to this type of activity. (Her winding adulterous adventure with the less-than-attractive Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve had more to do with spite and revenge than carnal pleasure.
NEWS
July 14, 1998 | MARY ROURKE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A husband has affair after affair; a wife still toys with a past lover. A celibate wants to live a sexual life; a married person wants to make chastity part of the relationship. Author Thomas Moore wades into such murky pools on his latest expedition. By now we know him, the explorer who hunts for the lost civilization of the soul and writes book after book from the found artifacts. "Care of the Soul" (HarperCollins, 1992) made him famous.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 4, 1986 | LYNNE HEFFLEY
"Growing Pains," conceived and written by Victoria Ann Lewis and developed in a 12-week workshop, is loosely knit, uneven and performed for the most part by non-professionals--disabled adults and teen-agers. It isn't great theater. But it's more than therapy. It has moments--funny and moving--and for all its lightness, it makes a strong point. Presented Monday at the Mark Taper Forum Annex, the mixture of readings, music and humor is based on the life experiences of its cast.
NEWS
September 28, 1986 | JANICE MALL
Many conservatives believe that sex education causes teen-agers to have sex. Many liberals believe that such education causes teens to make more responsible decisions about sex. Most people believe that teen-agers are not particularly susceptible to advice about their personal relationships. It turns out that most people are right about the latter premise.
NEWS
March 21, 1989 | Jack Smith
Rose Van Dyke wonders why the media used the word womanizer to describe John Tower's alleged weakness in his ordeal before the Senate, and what might be the appropriate word for a woman in such circumstances. Van Dyke notes that her interest is not political; she is merely curious about that word and its elusive opposite.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 4, 1990
I take issue with Kessaris' letter, not as to Burton's leaning (of which I neither know nor care) but as to Kessaris' feeling that to speculate that Burton may have been homosexual was a "'scurrilous attack." It is only such to the prejudiced and ignorant who refuse to accept the reality of homosexuality as natural human variation. I would ask Mr. Kessaris, is it really that much more noble to be heterosexual? Would Michelangelo's or Leonardo's art works have been more timeless, Tchaikovsky's music more lyrical or Walt Whitman more poetic if they had all been heterosexual?
BOOKS
June 9, 2002 | MARIO VARGAS LLOSA, Mario Vargas Llosa is the author of numerous works, including "The Feast of the Goat: A Novel" and "Letters to a Young Novelist."
Legend has it that on his wedding night, the young Victor Hugo made love eight times to his chaste wife, Adele Foucher. As a result of this record-breaking feat by the impassioned author of "Les Miserables," his bride was left staunchly opposed to this type of activity. (Her winding adulterous adventure with the less-than-attractive Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve had more to do with spite and revenge than carnal pleasure.
NEWS
July 14, 1998 | MARY ROURKE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A husband has affair after affair; a wife still toys with a past lover. A celibate wants to live a sexual life; a married person wants to make chastity part of the relationship. Author Thomas Moore wades into such murky pools on his latest expedition. By now we know him, the explorer who hunts for the lost civilization of the soul and writes book after book from the found artifacts. "Care of the Soul" (HarperCollins, 1992) made him famous.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 4, 1990
I take issue with Kessaris' letter, not as to Burton's leaning (of which I neither know nor care) but as to Kessaris' feeling that to speculate that Burton may have been homosexual was a "'scurrilous attack." It is only such to the prejudiced and ignorant who refuse to accept the reality of homosexuality as natural human variation. I would ask Mr. Kessaris, is it really that much more noble to be heterosexual? Would Michelangelo's or Leonardo's art works have been more timeless, Tchaikovsky's music more lyrical or Walt Whitman more poetic if they had all been heterosexual?
NEWS
March 21, 1989 | Jack Smith
Rose Van Dyke wonders why the media used the word womanizer to describe John Tower's alleged weakness in his ordeal before the Senate, and what might be the appropriate word for a woman in such circumstances. Van Dyke notes that her interest is not political; she is merely curious about that word and its elusive opposite.
NEWS
April 6, 1987 | Associated Press
Jessica Hahn said she was forced into sexual activities with a second evangelist shortly after a sexual encounter with Jim Bakker, even though she told Bakker she was a virgin and feared getting pregnant, Newsweek magazine said.
NEWS
September 28, 1986 | JANICE MALL
Many conservatives believe that sex education causes teen-agers to have sex. Many liberals believe that such education causes teens to make more responsible decisions about sex. Most people believe that teen-agers are not particularly susceptible to advice about their personal relationships. It turns out that most people are right about the latter premise.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 4, 1986 | LYNNE HEFFLEY
"Growing Pains," conceived and written by Victoria Ann Lewis and developed in a 12-week workshop, is loosely knit, uneven and performed for the most part by non-professionals--disabled adults and teen-agers. It isn't great theater. But it's more than therapy. It has moments--funny and moving--and for all its lightness, it makes a strong point. Presented Monday at the Mark Taper Forum Annex, the mixture of readings, music and humor is based on the life experiences of its cast.
MAGAZINE
September 10, 2000 | RICHARD A. SERRANO, Richard A. Serrano is a Staff Writer in The Times' Washington bureau. He last wrote for the magazine about the bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building, which was also the subject of his book, "One of Ours," published in 1998 by W.W. Norton
Rain always frightened him, and on the night he was hanged in a military prison in Kansas, a rolling prairie thunderstorm was kicking up outside. That was four decades ago. Pvt. John Bennett had just turned 26. He went to his death perhaps more terrified of the thunder and lightning than of the gaunt hangman waiting upon the gallows. News of the hanging scarcely made the papers. Executions then, like today, were commonplace, so much so that his story has never been told.
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