Most of the people we met on the S.S. Coachella had never been on a cruise before. Like us, they weren't so sure what to pack or how to dress for three days of awkwardly saying hi to their favorite bands on a floating building at sea. But, like the festival, the fans also brought their desert style ... More >>
Entertainment WeeklySo long, Skipper. Sherwood Schwartz created "Gilligan's Island".This week pop culture lost two sitcom pioneers.
Sherwood Schwartz passed away on Tuesday. He was 94. Schwartz started writing for television in the early days, including The Red Skelton Hour from 1954-1962. ... More >>
Does the Bad Sex in Fiction Award come with a little sticker that goes on the cover?Jonathan Franzen's latest novel Freedom may not have been nominated for the National Book Award (though it sold way more copies than the eventual winner, Lord of Misrule by Jaimy Gordon -- which Daily RFT paid abs ... More >>
No need to panic. It's no one related to Llewellyn's the popular local chain of Welsh pubs. (At least I hope not.)No, the deceased is Sir Dai Llewellyn, legendary British playboy and a dead ringer for Thurston Howell III from Gilligan's Island.From his amazing obit in the Daily Telegraph:"Sir Dai Ll ... More >>