Ashley Smith regretted the words the moment they came out of her mouth. While she was held hostage in her apartment last March by Brian Nichols--the man accused of a murderous rampage in Atlanta that left four people dead, including the judge hearing his rape trial--he asked her if she had any marijuana.
Was Jane's Hubby Fonda Hookers?Well, we always knew Jane Fonda enjoyed a good workout. According to reports about her forthcoming memoir, "My Life So Far"-- passages of which were leaked to British papers last week--she and her first husband, French director Roger Vadim, spent part of the early '70s inviting prostitutes into their bed for threesomes.
Ricky Gervais became a star playing an icky character you had to watch through your fingers on the hit series "The Office." Now Gervais has written a children's book, "Flanimals," about globular creatures such as the Munty Flumple, a "dough-brained chump" who falls in love easily.
They may be swept off the front tables to make room for "Christmas for Dummies," but all those political books aren't going away. The juicy volumes that dominated the news this election--Richard Clarke's "Against All Enemies," John O'Neill's "Unfit for Command" and even "The 9/11 Commission Report" brought new relevance to the woe-is-me book industry.
Renowned documentary filmmaker George Butler, whose "Pumping Iron" made Arnold Schwarzenegger a star, is now turning to John Kerry's story. A longtime friend, Butler is armed with 6,000 photographs of Kerry taken over a lifetime, footage of the young soldier in Vietnam and access to the people who know Kerry best. "I started taking pictures of him because I knew one day it would pay off," says Butler.
Dennis Kucinich would like you to know that in addition to opposing the war in Iraq, he is against using ghostwriters. Because he wrote "A Prayer For America" himself, he believes he's better than the six other Democratic presidential candidates who collaborated with writers on their books. (Carol Moseley Braun doesn't have one and according to retired Gen.
After two seasons of co-writing, co-directing and starring in pretty much the funniest TV show ever, there was only one thing to do: pull the plug. Susannah Meadows talked to the star of "The Office" about the importance of going out on top.Please let there be more episodes.
For shelter magazines, showing a home's TV has been as taboo as a photo spread of the toilet. Designers and editors have never liked a TV's clunky appearance, says Mark Mayfield, editor in chief of House Beautiful, where there was always a "pretty hard and fast rule" about hiding them from readers.