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Twin Strangers

Althouse has an intriguing photo. A man gets on a plane and seated next to him is a stranger who looks just like, well, him. With the passing of Richard Burton I no longer have that problem.

I Can Give You Anything But Love by Gary Indiana

One reason I Can Give You Anything But Love is marvelous is that Gary Indiana plays the role of the Bitchy Queen with aplomb. It's the sort of thing he enjoys in the diaries of Richard Burton, who, he says, "cuts brilliantly throughShow More Summary

Random Comics News Story Round-Up

I don't think I've linked to this first one, and I'm not sure why: Matthias Wivel on Drawn And Quarterly: Twenty-Five Years. Richard Burton on Valerian And Laureline Volume Ten: Brooklyn Line -- Terminal Cosmos. I always love looking at Richard Sala's work at this time of year. this is a good question. Show More Summary

The Tragic Side of the Hell Raisers

Richard Burton eloquently discusses the problems with addiction.

Bespoke Tailoring: Brioni Su Misura Suits

Menswear doesn’t get more personal than the bespoke suit. And for a long line of dapper dressers stretching from Richard Burton to President Barack Obama, the go-to name in the intimate world of bespoke is Brioni. Read the rest of the story at: Bespoke Tailoring: Brioni Su Misura Suits

Police Chief Who Tortured Adopted Children Gets Weekends-Only Prison Term

Former police chief Richard Burton of Habersham County, Georgia and his wife Cheryle Burton faced 28 counts of child cruelty, including molestation, and yet they will only be serving 25 weekends in prison for their heinous crimes - admittedly because he was a cop.

Elizabeth Taylor -- A New Book Will Reveal the Heart (and the Beauty, of Course!)

"Legends die hard. They survive as truth rarely does," said the legendary actress Helen Hayes. •BACK IN the spring of 1976, Elizabeth Taylor, recently and finally separated from Richard Burton (after a disastrous attempt at a second marriage), arrived in Washington D.C. Show More Summary

Weekend Reading: Antonia Quirke on Richard Burton's Raincoat

Antonia Quirke (2013): [Portrait of a Moment]( "The coat worn by Richard Burton in ‘The Spy Who Came in from the Cold’ represents the mood of an era... Show More Summary

20 Cool Vintage Photographs of Famous Dads with Their Daughters

Richard Burton and daughter Kate, 1957. John F. Kennedy with daughter Caroline, 1958. Dean Martin observing his daughter Gina Caroline wearing his shoes, 1958. Tony Curtis playing with daughter Jamie Lee, 1959. John Glenn spending some time with daughter Lyn, 1959. See more »

The Empress Necklace from Black, Starr, and Frost Recalls the Jeweler’s Golden Age

11 months agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

The impressive diamond-and-sapphire necklace that Richard Burton gave Elizabeth Taylor on her 40th birthday is one of the most famous necklaces ever created. A new creation from Black, Starr, and Frost, called the Empress, has all the components to become similarly legendary: rare gems, complex settings, expert artisanship, and breathtaking beauty. Show More Summary

Mike Nichols, directorial superstar with an eye for the 'real thing'

After making "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" in 1966 with first-time feature film director Mike Nichols, Richard Burton acknowledged the newcomer's wily practicality in communicating with all sorts of actors. "He'd make me throw away a line where I'd have hit it hard," the plummy-voiced...

REVIEW: 'Camelot' at Drury Lane Theatre

Given its inexorable associations with the glamorous Kennedy White House and such formidable but distant personas as Richard Burton and Julie Andrews, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's exquisitely scored "Camelot" now usually comes with a retro patina, a stiff echo of an age long gone.

Small business owners say minimum wage raise would hurt workers

By Zach Pluhacek, Lincoln Journal Star Since he bought Richard Burton's Lincoln flower business back in 1986, Gary Tharnish has seen the federal minimum wage rise from $3.35 an hour to $7.25.

Elizabeth Taylor: Raunchy Love Letter To Cheating Hubby Richard Burton Can Be Yours For $57,000

In the 1960s and ’70s, long before Jay-Z and Beyoncé, Kim and Kanye or any edition of The Bachelorette there was only one celebrity couple who really mattered. That was the on-again-off-again, tumultuous pairing of Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor. Show More Summary

3 Crazy Celebrity Love Triangles

The love triangle: a classic dilemma, and Hollywood has seen its fair share of them. rounds up five notable stories: Elizabeth Taylor had already broken up one marriage (Eddie Fisher's) when she met Richard Burton. Seeing as Liz and Dick were both married to other people at the...

Martin Scorsese Drew This Storyboard For A Roman Epic Film At Age 11

Martin Scorsese already wanted to become a movie director at the age of 11. He even planned to do an epic roman film called The Eternal City starring Marlon Brando, Virginia Mayo, Alec Guinness and Richard Burton. This is the storyboard he did for the movie. More »      

Who Fixes What in Hollywood?

"HEDDA, I think it's time you just shut the fk up!" That was Elizabeth Taylor at the premiere of The Sandpiper, back in 1965. Hedda was sitting a few seats behind Elizabeth and Richard Burton. Hopper, a rabid "red-baiter" and supporter of Sen. Show More Summary

Random Comics News Story Round-Up

J. Caleb Mozzocco on Alice In Comicland. John Kane on ]. Richard Burton on A Shioya Story. Larry Cruz on Hipsters. Karen O'Brien on Deadly Hands Of Kung Fu #1. Johanna Draper Carlson on Eltingville #1. David Berry on This One Summer....Show More Summary

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Its Long Night's Journey Into Day

2 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Alabastro Photography WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Four to the floor. The audience seemed primed for camp, eager to buckle up and relive the roaring-lion performances Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton gave in their 1966 film adaptation of Edward Albee's 1963 play. Show More Summary

Emma Donoghue's 6 favorite books

Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter (Harper Perennial, $16). I didn't think I'd like this novel because it's about the making of a movie — 1963's Cleopatra. But it doesn't trade on Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor's fame. Instead, it's...Show More Summary

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