Hollywood’s golden age took place from the end of the silent film era to the early 1960s, and was a high point for the film industry. The era was also rife with heartthrobs, many of whom drew huge box office numbers for their respective studios. From Marlon Brando to Marilyn Monroe to Paul Newman, movie lovers in the early and mid 20th century had a lot to look forward to. The heartthrob is not a recent invention. Though many Justin Bieber and One Direction fans may think their crushes are the first in existence, crush-worthy famous people are a phenomenon that dates back to Hollywood’s golden age. Silent film star Rudolph Valentino, for example, is considered by some to be one of Hollywood’s first heartthrobs. From Cary Grant to Sophia Loren to Doris Day, here are 26 swoon-worthy stars from Hollywood’s golden years. Frank Sinatra was the original heartthrob. The ladies called him “Ol’ Blue Eyes,” and the world called the ladies … [Read more...] about 26 heartthrobs from the golden age of Hollywood
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By Jerry Rice | [email protected] | Daily BulletinPUBLISHED: January 10, 2019 at 8:37 am | UPDATED: January 14, 2019 at 3:49 pm In 2019, there are so many fun things to do in Southern California it will take 52 weeks to fit them all in. Whether you’re into art, beer and wine, classic cars, food, movies, music, sports or something else, here’s our annual guide to dozens of the best events happening during the next 12 months. Jump to a month: February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December JANUARY Palm Springs International Film Festival One of the largest film festivals in North America features more than 200 films from nearly 80 countries. Regular screenings continue through Jan. 13, with Best of the Fest presentations happening Jan. 14. When: Through Jan. 14 Where: Six theaters in the Palm Springs area, including Regal Cinemas Stadium 9 and Palm Canyon Theatre Tickets: $13 individual screenings, $69 for six Information: … [Read more...] about 2019 list of festivals, fairs and special events in Southern California
Books are one of our primary sources of stories. They’re a way to connect with others and reading has been proven to increase empathy. But which authors have had their words in front of more faces? We combed through to find 15 of the best-selling authors of all time. While many will be familiar names, there will be a few authors that surprise you. William Shakespeare is a legend. The legendary bard of Avon. Whether you love him or hate the fact that you were required to stumble through iambic pentameter in middle school, you can’t deny that the author of “Romeo and Juliet” is one of the bestselling writers of all time. With an estimated 4 billion copies of his work in circulation, there are almost enough copies of Shakespeare’s work for each and every person on earth. Agatha Christie is the queen of mystery. The undeniable queen of the mystery novel, Agatha Christie has duped, confused, and surprised millions of readers. Over the course of her career, … [Read more...] about 15 of the best-selling authors of all time
Flies should choose their walls carefully. That’s my main takeaway from reading 20 Bob Woodward books in the past four weeks. No one can beat Woodward at getting the story of the White House from the inside, from the perspective of the decision makers as they saw themselves. People tell Woodward things they shouldn’t, from the alarming (Trump aides swiping memos from his desk) to the mundane (Nixon trying to gnaw open a childproof cap on a pill bottle with his teeth). He may be the sole practitioner of a form that occupies a space between journalism and history, one that tries to balance immediacy with detail. When he’s onto a good story—the resignation of a president, Iran-Contra, America’s post-9/11 wars—there’s no one better, or at least no one better who’s faster. I began reading and ranking every freaking Woodward book—all of 20 of them; that’s almost 10,000 pages—when Fear, the new book about President Donald … [Read more...] about I Read Every Bob Woodward Book. Here’s How They Stack Up.
It might be over 90 degrees outside, but the fall TV shows are approaching. And there are a lot of them. We put together a list of all the notable new and returning shows coming in this fall and let you know whether you should watch them – or skip them. The lineup for fall 2018 is promising, thanks to a slew of returning shows that had solid seasons last year, and quite a few new shows to look forward to. That’s especially true for Netflix, which has “Big Mouth” returning in October, two Marvel shows returning with new seasons, and an exciting original teen rom-com “Sierra Burgess Is a Loser,” starring Shannon Purser who played Barb on “Stranger Things.” There are also a few Amazon originals that are worth checking out, including “The Romanoffs” from “Mad Men” creator Matthew Weiner, and a modern interpretation of Shakespeare’s “King Lear” starring Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson. Here are … [Read more...] about All the notable TV shows coming in fall 2018, and whether you should watch them