August 8, 2013 |
A fully clothed Kate Upton has snagged yet another magazine cover. It's the September issue of Elle, and this time she's talking about - feeling bad about herself? For real. "After my first Sports Illustrated cover, I felt terrible about myself for a solid month," said Upton, who hit the inside pages of SI Swimsuit for the first time when she was only 18 and followed that up with two SI Swimsuit covers in a row. PHOTOS: Kate Upton, cover girl to glamour girl "Every single guy I met was either married or about to be married, and I felt like I was their bachelor present or something.
June 21, 2013 |
Desiree Hartsock of "The Bachelorette" and her wannabe suitors will go dating in some of Germany's most scenic places during the fifth episode of the reality TV show Monday night. It's the first time she has ever been to Europe, on or off the show. But first, an update: Hartsock, 27, started out with 25 bachelors but has winnowed the pack down to 11. Despite all the usual bachelor tension, she takes seven of her entourage up a gondola to the top of snowy Zugspitze , the highest peak in the country at almost 10,000 feet, according to the show's website.
June 20, 2013 |
“The Bachelor” doesn't have a great track record when it comes to forming lasting relationships. But show creator Mike Fleiss and host Chris Harrison are hoping that their new venture will inspire more meaningful love connections. “The Bachelor” veterans on Wednesday unveiled At First Sight, a dating app aimed at helping singles connect through video profiles. The app, available for free on iOS and Android , was developed by Perceptual Networks, a tech start-up whose investors include Silicon Valley notables such as PayPal founder Max Levchin and YouTube co-founder Steve Chen.
June 9, 2013 |
Bob Thompson, a composer and arranger who supplied swinging bachelors in the 1950s with sophisticated, jazz-inflected tunes that came to be known as "Space Age bachelor pad" music, died May 21 in Los Angeles at age 88. Times obituary writer Steve Chawkins writes that Thompson, a California native, wrote and arranged music that "allowed hi-fi buffs to turn the lights down low, mix the perfect martini and show off their tweeters and woofers.......
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June 9, 2013 |
Sometime between ring-a-ding-ding and hunk-a hunk-a burning love, America slipped into something more comfortable and Bob Thompson was there to help. Thompson was one of the foremost composers and arrangers of what came to be known as "Space Age bachelor pad" music - tunes that allowed hi-fi buffs to turn the lights down low, mix the perfect martini and show off their tweeters and woofers. With cascading strings, upbeat rhythms and - as in his piece "Mmm Nice!" - breathy female singers, Thompson's music set a mood, but was more than mood music.
April 8, 2013 |
Even as I enjoyed Crown City Theatre's tuneful, compactly staged revival of the Stephen Sondheim/George Furth musical “Company," my mommy radar was on high alert: Who's watching the kids? Several characters allude to having them. These kids evidently do their own homework and go to bed early, leaving their parents free to drink, get high and shed a queasy light on the institution of marriage. What about soccer practice? Director Albert Alarr situates his interpretation of this 1970 Tony Award magnet in the present, incorporating video games, smartphones, emails and Facebook posts.