Why Do Comedians Live So Long?

On the occasion of Sid Caesar's passing, a look at the extraordinary longevity of many comics — and why they endure

Bob Hope’s Spaceship Mansion For Sale

Space Mountain? Nope, that’s Bob Hope’s volcano-inspired mansion – and it could be all yours for $50 million.

Hope — If Not Home — For the Holidays

Absent momentous news, this is likely to be Battleland’s final pre-Christmas post. Given the lack of sources in D.C. through New Year’s, we’ll be scaling back on...


DUMPED The bodies of 35 murder victims, by masked men in broad daylight, on the street in the Mexican coastal city of Boca del Río WED Lieutenant Gary Ross, a...

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Photo Essays

Martin and Lewis, Berserk Superstars

There’s a storied tradition in show business that involves two seemingly incompatible but ultimately inextricable buddies — it’s almost always two men, by the...

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