Today: Lindsay Lohan gets a big Lifetime role, Gina Carano keeps on acting, and the BBC cancels a show.
Today in books and publishing: Richard Burton's diaries; RIP Eva Figes; Iran's booth at the Frankfurt Book Fair; celebrities read Moby Dick.
A painting that hung for decades over Elizabeth Taylor's fireplace in Southern California just sold in New York for $2.1 million, about double what it was predicted to fetch.
Of all the famous people who died this year -- a titan of the tech industry, a leader of a massive terrorist organization, a quixotic dictator, a troubled but talented young singer -- the person who sent the most people searching for information on Google was ... Jackass's Ryan Dunn.
The case against the bad global economy: people spent $115 million on Elizabeth Taylor's jewels last night
Plus: Jason Sudeikis goes 'Eastbound & Down'
Also In today's Smart Set: Bruce Springsteen's letter-to-the-editor writer
Should deceased celebrities be depicted at their most recent, or in their prime?
The Hollywood legend was suffering from symptoms of congestive heart failure
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