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July 1, 2009 |
Los Angeles Unified School District Supt. Ramon C. Cortines said Tuesday that he was taking "appropriate personnel action" against the principal and athletic director of Birmingham High School for allowing comedian Sacha Baron Cohen to use the school's football team in a photo shoot. Cortines declined to say what the action was, citing confidentiality rules. Depending on the nature of the discipline, it could become somewhat moot today, when the Board of Education is scheduled to vote on Birmingham's petition to become an independent charter school.
February 4, 2011
SAG rewind: Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis cozy on a couch beside Darren Aronofsky, while "The Kids Are All Right" stars Mark Ruffalo and Annette Bening talked intensely at the People Magazine/Entertainment Industry Foundation post party at the Shrine Auditorium.... Also there: "Modern Family" stars Sofia Vergara, Eric Stonestreet, Ty Burrell and Julie Bowen celebrating their ensemble win, a pregnant Jane Krakowski chatting with Matthew Morrison, and Andrew Garfield and Jesse Eisenberg toasting Grey Goose cocktails.
January 25, 2000 |
With the size of its apparel line tripling this year and three new shoe lines scheduled to debut, Oakley Inc. will be one of the largest exhibitors at next month's Action Sports Retailer Trade Expo in Long Beach. The Foothill Ranch-based sunglass maker also plans in 2000 to quadruple its advertising budget, including placing ads in GQ magazine, spokesman Lance Allega said. The advertising campaign initially will focus on Oakley eye wear, shoes and watches.
November 13, 2013 |
GQ Cover: Justin Timberlake, Will Ferrell and the late James Gandolfini are among the fellows appearing on special covers of GQ magazine's 18th annual "Men of the Year" issue announced Tuesday. The men's glossy held a pair of parties to celebrate its honorees -- one in New York City on Monday night, followed by one here in L.A. on Tuesday night -- details of which will be posted shortly. [GQ] Gaga for Versace: Fashion industry trade paper WWD is reporting that Lady Gaga will be appearing in Versace's spring advertising campaign.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 29, 2007 |
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says marijuana is not a drug, a British magazine reported Monday. But his spokesman said the governor was joking. Schwarzenegger told the British edition of GQ magazine that he had not taken drugs, even though the former bodybuilder and Hollywood star has acknowledged using marijuana in the 1970s and was shown smoking a joint in the 1977 documentary "Pumping Iron." "That is not a drug. It's a leaf," he told GQ. "My drug was pumping iron, trust me."
April 27, 2008 |
If you need proof that the old rules of man bling are dead, look no further than the recent dinner GQ magazine held in Beverly Hills for designer Scott Sternberg. Host Jason Schwartzman sported a silver beetle lapel pin with a spot of turquoise that perfectly complemented the shade of his Band of Outsiders suit. A few tables over, a fellow let his French cuffs flap free while his beefy neck supported a chunky sterling silver Chrome Hearts cross.
March 27, 2014 |
GQ magazine recently announced its 2014 best new menswear designers in America, a list on which Los Angeles is more than well represented. The quartet that makes up the class of 2014 includes two L.A.-based labels -- John Elliot's skate-culture-influenced John Elliot + Co. and John Moore's retro-surf brand M.Nii . And Rob Garcia's En Noir , a dark take on streetwear, has a presence on both coasts, with a showroom in New York and...
March 4, 2010 |
Matt Kemp said he didn't mind the four hours of standing in the sun. He didn't mind being asked to repeat the same action over and over and over, whether it was jumping against a wall, tossing a bat or taking a light swing. He didn't mind the countless walks in and out of the makeshift dressing room in the bullpen in the main stadium at Camelback Ranch. His first venture into modeling, which was for a spread in the May edition of GQ magazine, left the Dodgers' center fielder open to accepting similar opportunities in the future.
January 8, 1997 |
What: Sports Agents as Media Stars Some of my best friends are Agent-Americans. So I have never questioned their natural place in the current messed-up order of things. Goofy player. Ridiculous money. Greedy owner. And last of all, occasionally annoying agent. The player gets fame and money. The owner gets ego gratification and money. And the agent gets money. Everything kind of worked out.
December 17, 1993 |
In the years since Peter Singer's 1975 book "Animal Liberation" spurred the animal rights movement, activists have become more visible, more vocal and, in their eyes at least, more powerful. T-shirts, billboards, benefits, pies in the face of furriers and bombs get out their message. But retailers say the efforts have backfired. Debbie Reynolds, clad in mink in the latest Blackgama ad, is among the unconverted. So is Robin Leach, who cavorts in fur with his rich and famous friends.