Category Archives: 03.10.18

The Sad Final Days Of Marvel Comics Genius Stan Lee

Seven months after the death of Joan, his wife of almost 70 years, beset with pneumonia, the apparent victim of gross financial malfeasance and surrounded by a panoply of Hollywood charlatans and mountebanks, he may be facing his greatest challenge, every bit the equal of any of the psychologically flawed superheroes he helped shepherd into […]

The Dying Oscars? Who Cares?

They need to allow their audience to narrow to those folks who actually care about movies, and stop trying to appease the viewers who only tune in when massive hits they’ve already bought and paid for are nominated. They also need not to worry about impressing the cinephiles and auteurs and other people who use […]

Singer Lorna Luft Diagnosed With Brain Tumor

The 65-year-old member of show-business royalty – she’s the daughter of Judy Garland and the half-sister of Liza Minnelli – was performing at a London jazz club when she started forgetting her patter and the lyrics to her songs. Shortly after the show ended, she collapsed backstage and was taken to a hospital, where the […]