Lana Clarkson

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2013

    Phil Spector Movie With Pacino Contends He May Have Been Wrongly Convicted

    Spector, that is, not Pacino. Phil Spector, by David Mamet--airing on HBO on March 24--tells of the music legend's conviction for the second-degree murder of actress Lana Clarkson in his mansion in 2009. But the film looks at the flip side of the story. I hear that while it doesn't exactly come o ... More >>

  • Film

    June 29, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    Phil Spector's Prison Barber Is Extremely Relieved Right Now

    via the Smoking Gun, of course Right. So that haggard, emaciated, disintegrating man in the photo above is Phil Spector, pictured sometime around day one of the 19 years to life he's serving in a California state prison for murdering the actress Lana Clarkson in the foyer of his gun-riddled mansion ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Spector Gets 19 Years to Life

    First the conviction, and now the sentence. Phil Spector will serve 19 years to life for killing actress Lana Clarkson in his gun-riddled mansion of a home in 2003. The AP gleefully notes that the sentence "suggests to some that California prosecutors have broken a decades-long string of celebrity m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    Is Anyone Sicker Than Phil Spector?

    Let's have a belated hooray for the conviction of human chia pet Phil Spector and his Yahoo Serious hairdo. Can you believe a couple of jurors last time around actually thought Lana Clarkson had killed herself, even though a procession of other women came forth to describe the way Phil had ritualist ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2009

    He Shot Me (And It Felt Like Second Degree Murder): Phil Spector Found Guilty

    The once-vaunted and now deeply fallen record producer Phil Spector won't dodge the murder of actress Lana Clarkson twice--after 30 hours of deliberation, a Los Angeles jury just handed down a guilty verdict for murder in the second-degree, the same charge Spector dodged after a 2007 mistrial. The 4 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2009

    One Take, Phil

    Phil Spector, early practitioner of the wall-of-sound multi-layer recording approach, producer of "Da Doo Run Run" and "Be My Baby," and lunatic, got a deadlocked jury when first tried for the 2003 shooting death of actress Lana Clarkson. But on the retake, Spector has been found guilty of second-de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    Celebrity Justice 101: Can Fame and Dollars Buy You Innocence?

    Here's a quick primer on the shocking cases that many feel add up to the modern Mount Rushmore of celeb-justice abominations. *O.J. Simpson was declared not guilty of double murder in 1995. Something about how the gloves didn't match his pickaxe. *The Ramseys ran free after JonBenet's death. Appar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2007