October 16, 2000 |
"Just come over to the corner and take off your clothes," said a casting agent at Culver City's Smashbox Studios. About 250 well-toned hunks were happy to oblige at Chippendales' first open call for calendar models. "I feel sexy--like a porn star," Jeff Delfin said, after trading in his shirt so he could be photographed in the trademark Chippendales black bow tie, white collar and matching wrist cuffs.
July 15, 2013 |
Jimmy Kimmel has a new Mrs.! The late night talk-show is officially married. Kimmel, 45, who hosts ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," tied the knot with longtime girlfriend and show co-head writer, Molly McNearney, Us Weekly reports and People confirms . The couple wed on Saturday in Ojai in a lavish country ceremony that hosted 300 attendees, including frenemy Matt Damon and his wife, Lucia; Ben Affleck and his wife, Jennifer Garner; Emily...
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June 13, 2011 |
As the light turned red at the intersection of Crenshaw and Slauson, Brian Muhammad raised two pink pie boxes in his right hand and strolled up the sidewalk: "Bean pie! Bean pie!" A yellow school bus with only a few children onboard pulled up to the curb as the driver swung open the door: "Just a regular. " Muhammad, dressed in a slightly rumpled black suit and a navy bow tie, bounded up the bus steps and handed him a pie. Video: Peddling bean pies on a busy corner "My credit good?"
August 13, 2013 |
Are you a hipster searching for a hipster TV set? Then look no further than LG. The South Korean company has announced a new retro TV set that is sure to be a hit with the nostalgia-seeking, record-player-loving crowd. Complete with working volume and channel dials, LG's new vintage-style TV tube is framed by a simple creamy-colored frame that evokes memories of the days when TV design meant more than just putting together a big black rectangle. PHOTOS: Six things rich tech execs splurge on The set sits on four white legs and features a noticeable speaker below its dials that should provide the perfect sound when listening to Mumford & Sons or She & Him. Although it's missing a rabbit-ear antenna, the set is ideal for gluten-free, all-vegan TV dinners.
May 22, 2013 |
Wonder Twin powers: Activate! It was a close race to the finish, but in the end, country singer Kellie Pickler and her pro partner Derek Hough pulled out a one-two punch to knock out the rest of the competition and emerged as the “Dancing With the Stars” Season 16 champions. Well, the “American Idol” also-ran wanted to “end with a bang,” and that she did. “This is amazing, oh my God!” Kellie said. Head judge Len Goodman called her the “bee's knees” and “my uncle's carbuncle.” Bruno Tonioli compared her to Derek's little sister, Julianne Hough.
August 4, 1999 |
Perfectly Sweet is dressing strawberries in tuxedos so they'll look nice at a dinner party. The dark suits and white shirts, complete with bow tie and buttons, are made of Belgian chocolate. Although strawberries are seasonal, the bakery is lining up sources for the rest of the year so that the dapper berries can appear at Christmas parties too. Tuxedoed strawberries, $1.50 each at Perfectly Sweet, 126 Main St., Alhambra. (626) 282-2881.
June 25, 1998 |
Her first impulse was to take the old suitcase and its mysterious contents and toss them in the trash. "I felt like, if I ignored it, it would all go away," she said. "I didn't want to believe it." A cache of letters pulled more than a decade ago from a weathered suitcase--which workers found cleaning out an apartment after her mother's death--was how Carol Ann Callahan Lee learned at the age of 50 that she was adopted.