February 21, 2013 |
For the top brass in the Las Vegas and Los Angeles EDM club scenes, dance music is proving a heck of a payday. The hospitality trade journal Nightclub & Bar released its annual list of the 100 highest-grossing nightclubs in America , and EDM-heavy clubs in Las Vegas dominate the upper reaches. Tied for first are a pair of venues that pioneered and cemented the superstar-DJ club concept as a major moneymaker. Wynn Resorts' XS and Marquee in the Cosmopolitan are tied for first place, each with estimated revenues of $80 million to $90 million in 2012.
November 1, 2012 |
Taylor Swift is on the cover of the December issue of Cosmopolitan, and inside she talks about what she does and doesn't want in romance. Unfortunately, the cover type deems her "Crazy for a Kennedy. " But since it went to press, she broke up with Conor Kennedy. So listen up, guys. The magazine hits newsstands Nov. 6. [Cosmopolitan] Ellen DeGeneres dressed up on her Halloween show as Sofia Vergara, wearing a copy of the Zuhair Murad dress in which the actress had a wardrobe malfunction at the Emmys.
September 6, 2012 |
It's an unlikely pairing: Cosmopolitan, the magazine known for its frank sex advice and sultry photo spreads, will debut a line of products for J.C. Penney, the struggling retailer often associated with dowdiness. Cosmo announced Thursday that it has launched a collection of lingerie, sleepwear, shoes and handbags - all imbued with a “fun, fearless female” vibe - exclusively at J.C. Penney. The products are available at more than 600 stores nationwide and online. The styles were created by Cosmo's editorial team in tandem with design teams from J.C. Penney.
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August 14, 2012 |
In her bestselling 1962 book "Sex and the Single Girl," Helen Gurley Brown dared to tell American women that they inherited their "proclivity" for sex, that it "isn't some random piece of mischief you dreamed up because you're a bad, wicked girl. " When her frank and exuberant mix of advice, exhortation and naughty girl talk became a publishing phenomenon, thousands of women wrote to seek her advice, and she would sit at home at night in Los Angeles, trying to answer them all. One night, her husband, the movie producer David Brown, had an idea while he watched her type.
August 13, 2012 |
Before there was Carrie Bradshaw, Joan Holloway and “Fifty Shades of Grey,” there was Helen Gurley Brown. The legendary author and Cosmopolitan magazine editor from 1965 to 1997 who died on Monday emboldened a generation of women with her controversial views about female sexuality, and laid the groundwork for today's sexualized fashion and celebrity culture, which is digested by men and women alike. Before she took over at Cosmopolitan, she wrote the 1962 advice book “Sex and the Single Girl,” which taught women to forget about marriage, and worry about sexual and financial independence instead.
August 13, 2012 |
Helen Gurley Brown, longtime editor of Cosmopolitan magazine and author of the classic 1962 book "Sex and the Single Girl," died Monday. She was 90. Brown joined Cosmopolitan in 1965 and served as its editor for 32 years, giving it its signature pro-sex, love-quiz, headline-popping style. She retired from the magazine in 1997. In January of this year, just weeks before turning 90, Brown donated $30 million to the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and the Stanford School of Engineering to establish the David and Helen Gurley Brown Institute for Media Innovation.