Actress on ‘Petticoat Junction’ dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Pat Woodell, a former actress and singer who played the brainy sister Bobbie Jo Bradley for two seasons in the 1960s sitcom …

David Lynch

David Lynch memoir-bio coming in 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — David Lynch wants to tell the straight story of his life, but with a little help. The 69-year-old filmmaker is collaborating…

This photo provided by Scribner/Simon & Schuster shows the cover of the book, "MJ: The Genius of Michael Jackson," by author Steve Knopper. (Scribner/Simon & Schuster via AP)

Superb new biography of the King of Pop

“MJ: The Genius of Michael Jackson” (Scribner), by Steve Knopper Steve Knopper begins his superb biography of Michael Jackson with an anecdo…