Tinseltown Talks: Julie Newmar Still the Cat’s Meow

This summer, Julie Newmar turned 83; but it only seems like yesterday she was prowling across our TV screens as the original Catwoman supervillainess in the ’60s TV series Batman.

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It Was 50 Years Ago Today: ‘Walk Away Renée’

Was there ever a real Renée from “Walk Away Renée,” and was the sad story true about her devastated lover sending her home? Renée did exist, but the rest of the tale? Sadly, it was simply the figment of a forlorn 16-year-old’s imagination.

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Deal Me In: The Quicker You Go, the Behinder You Get

Dear Mark: If a card counter has an advantage over the casino, wouldn’t it be to the card counter’s advantage to have more hands per hour via a continuous shuffler? – Travis C.

You’ve read it here before, Travis, and you’ll read it again. Speed kills in a casino environment.

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Tinseltown Talks: Lindsay Wagner’s One-(Bionic) Woman Show

One of the hottest actresses to emerge from the 1970s has been appearing around the country in recent years presenting her stage show, More than a Bionic Woman: An Evening with Lindsay Wagner.

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Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Leonardo’s Murals and Nature-Based Art Marvels

2019 marks 500 years after the death of Italian Renaissance thinker, inventor, and artist Leonardo da Vinci. Even today, we are still all interested in his work and innovative ideas.

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Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Preservation Tips for Paintings and Prints

People love their collections. No matter the type of object — cookie jars, military memorabilia, fine art prints — collectors want to add to a collection, display their assembled objects, and learn more about their treasures.

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Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Babe Ruth at Auction

As a longtime New York Yankees fan, stemming from my father’s link to the game as a left-handed pitcher and my upbringing in Connecticut — watching the likes of Munson, Nettles, Dent, Guidry (Louisiana Lightning!), Randolph, Bonilla, Griffey, Jeter, Rivera (the Sandman!), Posada, Pettitte, and so many other baseball greats on TV and at the old Yankee Stadium — I am most excited for this summer in the Bronx.

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Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Collectibles Put into Everyday Use

My job appraising art, antiques, and collectibles at big public events, online, and in private homes offers me many opportunities to learn about and share new and fascinating ideas about storage, display, and repurposing of antique and vintage objects.

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