Topic: John Wayne
Michele Bachmann is heading back to Minnesota after a disastrous finish in the Iowa caucuses. Among other reasons for her demise, Ms. Bachmann failed to gain traction with Republican women voters.
Harry Morgan didn't start out wanting to be an actor, but developed an interest in college. He eventually worked with some of the biggest names in film and TV.
12/07/2011 04:35 pm
Wednesday's special Google doodle wished a happy birthday to Mark Twain. The American writer was born 176 years ago. Well, Twain wasn't born then. A fellow named Samuel Clemens was. The pen name "Mark Twain" came many years later. Twain stands among many great pseudonyms. Some are obviously fake – Vin Diesel and Sting. But others might surprise you – John Wayne and Alan Alda. Here are 30 of the best from books, movies, TV, and music.
11/30/2011 05:22 pm
Does our love affair with mavericks – from Ronald Reagan to Steve Jobs – make sense?
11/28/2011 11:34 am
After quitting en masse last week, the New Hampshire staff for Michele Bachmann has now released a memo that says the national team was 'rude, unprofessional, dishonest, and at times cruel.'
10/24/2011 04:44 pm
Generally, wildflowers are adapted to the vagaries of their local climates. But the severe drought in most of Texas, including Fredericksburg, has many wildflowers struggling.
07/05/2011 12:28 pm
Flaps about Michele Bachmann's grasp of Colonial history or movie-star birthplaces probably won't mean a lot to many voters. But her misstatements of fact about current political history could be a problem.
06/28/2011 02:05 pm
Best film? Best actor? There are dozens of ways of ranking films besides the Academy Awards. But the most important way is how you rank them.
02/27/2011 09:09 am
Many of this year's top movies portray dark themes or flawed characters. Why one culture watcher says they mirror this moment in history.
02/26/2011 11:39 am
In Pictures America's dark movie heroes past and present