Would You Want to Live in a Rock Legend’s Childhood Home?

Posted on 07/19/2013 by |Who's News | Comments

Bulletin TodayWould you buy a house that a rock superstar is rumored to have lived in as a child? That’s a question that prospective home buyers will have a chance to ponder, now that a real estate agent has listed a four-bedroom, three-bath Cape Cod-style home in Arlington, Va., for $949,900. Aside from the covered front porch, hardwood floors and remodeled eat-in kitchen, there’s an additional selling point: The listing describes it as the “childhood home” of Jim Morrison, lead singer …

Kenneth Battelle: The Hairdresser Behind Jackie’s Bouffant

Posted on 05/15/2013 by |Who's News | Comments

Beauty & Fashion | Bulletin TodayBack in 1961, the New York Times ran a lengthy article to mark the 34th birthday of a Manhattan hairdresser who had already reached such a level of renown that the paper dispensed with its traditional practice of referring to a news subject by his surname and the title “Mr.” Instead, it simply referred to him as “Kenneth,” and proclaimed, lyrically, that “being besieged by a bevy of beautiful women is all in the line of business for one young man.” …

Regis Philbin Cooking Up a Return to Television

Posted on 09/19/2012 by |Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayWhen Regis Philbin said goodbye to morning television last November, he insisted he wasn’t retiring, per se — just moving on. True to his word, the world-record-holding talk show host (he’s logged more on-air hours than anyone in the history of television, according Guinness World Records) will return to T.V. next week as a recurring guest in Rachael Ray’s kitchen.

Happy Birthday, Hulk Hogan!

Posted on 08/11/2011 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Your Life  The big guy turns 58 today, and is actually a pretty good example of one dude who has dominated the ring of his career, and hasn’t let his age get in the way of it. In fact, it seems that he’s only gotten more successful through the years. Plus, specifically working in a field that values only the strongest, Mr. Hogan is living proof that being over 50 doesn’t have anything on brawn. So Happy Birthday Hulk Hogan — …

The Takeaway: For Your Consideration

Posted on 03/26/2011 by |The Takeaway | Comments

Bulletin TodayThe death of screen legend Elizabeth Taylor was huge news last week. By this point you’ve read obits, appreciations and remembrances from every major news outlet. As much as you love her, you might be, as one colleague put it, “All Taylored-out.” But allow us to offer one more Taylor appreciation. It offers a rare look inside the life of what some call “The Last Movie Star.” Others You May Have Missed The world of politics lost a pioneer in …

Who is Esperanza Spalding?

Posted on 02/14/2011 by |The Takeaway | Comments

EntertainmentThat wailing you hear? That’s probably your grandchild. See, Justin Bieber was up for Best New Artist at Sunday night’s Grammys and he lost – to a jazz artist named Esperanza Spalding. I’m sure she thinks Justin was ROBBED. But more importantly: Esperanza who?