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2009-09-08 11:56:37

Clark Gable III, the grandson and namesake of the late Hollywood screen star, was stabbed in the rib cage during a fight at a party in Calabasas, Calif. TMZ reported Tuesday Gable was hospitalized for a week and treated for a lung injury sustained in the brawl last month. His age, occupation and release date from the hospital were not mentioned in the report. One suspect has been arrested and police are looking for a second in connection with stabbing, the entertainment news Web site said....

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2009-09-03 22:42:54

Michael Jackson's loved ones gathered Thursday night at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, Calif., to pay their final respects to the late pop star. Jackson died June 25 at age 50. His death was declared a homicide after lethal levels of propofol were found in his system, and his personal physician is under investigation for his treatment of Jackson leading up to the singer's death. Jackson reportedly will be interred in the cemetery's Great Mausoleum where the remains of Hollywood icons...

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2009-09-02 21:22:37

Gladys Knight's publicist has confirmed the recording artist is to sing at Michael Jackson's burial in Glendale, Calif. Jackson died June 25 at age 50. His death was declared a homicide after lethal levels of propofol were found in his system and his personal physician is under investigation for his treatment of Jackson leading up to the singer's death. Knight's representative told TMZ she will perform at Thursday evening's private service for Jackson at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park....

2008-09-25 15:00:34

From 1927 to 1951, some of Hollywood's top stars made up to an extra $5,000 per year -- $75,000 in today's dollars -- to endorse tobacco, researchers say. The study authors say that smoking in movies is associated with teens and young adults starting to smoke themselves, but its persistent presence in mainstream films is rooted in deals made between the film and tobacco industries in the 1930s and 1940s. Archived material shows that the Hollywood studios took advantage of their...

2008-08-29 09:00:43

By MAL VINCENT AVA GARDNER and Gary Cooper won top acting honors as the Naro Expanded Cinema's highly successful festival of classic movies came to a close with the audience voting in a party mood. The festival, programmed and hosted by your Virginian-Pilot film and theater critic, me, is in its fifth year; this is the third year in which awards were presented. Designed to support classic movies and to provide an alternative to the current commercial bookings, the series of seven...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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