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Five best baseball movie speeches
We Americans love fireworks on the Fourth of July, but Friday also marks the 75th anniversary of another wonderful sight and sound -- Lou Gehrig's famous "luckiest man on the face of the earth" speech at Yankee Stadium. When people hear this speech in their heads, though, they don't hear Gehrig's
And the award goes to ...
The latest batch of Academy Awards will be presented Sunday, but Cavaliers forward LeBron James will not receive an Oscar for his supporting role in "Trainwreck." That's too bad, because he is at least as deserving as Sylvester Stallone , who was nominated for portraying Rocky Balboa, a role he's
'An awful lot to live for'
H e almost didn't say anything. The place was home plate at Yankee Stadium. The day was July 4, 1939. The weather was steamy. And the circumstances were heart-breaking. The New York Yankees were honoring Lou Gehrig between games of a doubleheader with the Washington Senators just two short months
Farewell Speech: Gehrig vs. Cooper
Lou Gehrig's speech: July 4, 1939 Gary Cooper's speech: "Pride of the Yankees" Fans, for the past two weeks you have been reading about the bad break I got. Yet today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of this earth. I have been in ballparks for 17 years and have never received anything
Seth Macfarlane Talks 'A Million Ways to Die In the West'
If we live in a terrible place in time. The American west is a disgusting awful dirty dangerous place for granted. Everything out here that's not you wants to kill you. Outlaws angry drunk people scorn hookers hungry animals diseases major and minor injuries Indians the you can't just going to the
Keys to the baseball movie kingdom
Baseball's first golden age on the silver screen did not end with "A League of Their Own" in 1992. The next year brought the popular "Rookie of the Year" and "The Sandlot," while 1994 saw the release of five baseball movies: "Angels in the Outfield," "Major League 2," "Little Big League," "The
Baseball movies … they're back!
Decades later, you still hear these lines repeated around the bar, in the stands and at company softball games, as well as inside major league clubhouses and dugouts. "There's no crying in baseball!" " Just a bit outside." "If you build it, he will come." "Candlesticks always make a nice gift."
The Original Mad Man
Bert Stern was a star in the world of advertising, rising from a mailroom boy for Look magazine to photographer of the stars. All photos © Bert Stern, courtesy of Staley-Wise Gallery, New York Twiggy in front of a Bridget Riley Painting, 1967 Some of...
An Imaginary Cocktail Party Tribute to Diva Sara Montiel
I don't believe in supernatural occurrences, but If I ever find a magic lamp -- the kind that houses a buff wish-granting genie in a sultan's getup -- I already know what I'm going wish for: to be the guest of a fancy cocktail party hosted by Sara Montiel. Why Sara Montiel? Well, not because she