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Novelist Gore Vidal Dies at 86

Posted August 1st, 2012 at 5:15 am (UTC-5)
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(fixes typo graf 4)) American writer Gore Vidal, whose intellectual novels, essays and plays sharply examined politics and culture, has died at his Los Angeles home. He was 86. His literary career began with a novel he wrote while enlisted in the U.S. Army during World War II. But it was his third book, “The […]

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Novelist Gore Vidal Dies at 86

Posted August 1st, 2012 at 2:35 am (UTC-5)
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American writer Gore Vidal, whose intellectual novels, essays and plays sharply examined politics and culture, has died at his Los Angeles home. He was 86. His literary career began with a novel he wrote while enlisted in the U.S. Army during World War II. But it was his third book, “The City and the Pillar,” […]

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Hairstyling Pioneer Vidal Sassoon Dies at 84

Posted May 9th, 2012 at 8:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Pioneering celebrity hairstylist Vidal Sassoon has died at the age of 84. A police spokesman says the stylist died Wednesday at his Los Angeles home. Sassoon reportedly had been suffering from leukemia and police have determined he died of natural causes. Sassoon was born in London, where he opened his first salon in 1954. In […]

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