October 3, 2013 |
Jeffrey Tambor is best known for his delightfully offbeat characters, from the fawning sidekick to Garry Shandling's late-night talk show host on "The Larry Sanders Show" to the head of the dysfunctional Bluth family in the recently revived cult favorite "Arrested Development. " For his latest role, Tambor will get in touch with his feminine side. On a recent September afternoon in the Pasadena hills, Tambor sported long, shoulder-length blonde hair, palazzo pants and chunky jewelry over a white blouse -- the wardrobe favored by his character in "Transparent," in which the paterfamilias reveals to his grown children that he is exploring a new identity as "Maura.
September 18, 2013 |
The most vivid page in Jeffrey Brown's “A Matter of Life” (Top Shelf Comix: 96 pp., $14.95) - “an autobiographical meditation of fatherhood and faith” in comics form - portrays the artist as a college student, reflecting on existence and its discontents. “Someday,” he tells himself, “I'll die and then I won't exist forever and I'll never have another thought.” The image is followed by eight identical panels of Brown in bed, eyes wide open, overwhelmed by the enormity of the idea.
September 11, 2013 |
The series finale of “Burn Notice” will air on Thursday night, and when it ends so will the life of one of the show's main characters. That's all USA will say in advance of the highly anticipated episode titled “Reckoning.” The show follows the dangerous adventures of burned spy Michael Westen (Jeffrey Donovan) and his rag-tag group of spy friends as they use their super-human detection skills to solve mysteries and crack international cases. At the core of the show is its humanity as Westen negotiates his difficult relationship with his troubled mother Madeline, played by Sharon Gless.
September 10, 2013 |
Jeffrey Alan Marks declares in his debut monograph, “The Meaning of Home,” due out Tuesday: “To create a really outstanding, satisfying home, you need to throw out the rule book.” Indeed, the interior designer lives in a Santa Monica home with a rowboat mounted to his bedroom ceiling. Marks brings such surprises -- and an eye for bold color -- to an Old World home in Newport Beach; a modern Spanish ranch in Austin, Texas; and model Amber Valletta's residence in Los Angeles.
August 28, 2013 |
This story has been updated. See details below. Ann Goldstein, a former senior curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, resigned as director of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam Wednesday, intensifying speculation that she could be MOCA's next director. Since the departure in July of Jeffrey Deitch, Goldstein's name has been among those mentioned as a possible successor, given her history with the museum and her experience running a major art institution. A Los Angeles native, Goldstein began her museum career at MOCA, rising to senior curator over the course of 20 years.
August 7, 2013 |
Wonder what President Obama thought of "Turbo"? After his Tuesday night appearance on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno,” Obama met for dinner with a longtime friend and Democratic donor, DreamWorks Animation SKG Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg. The two dined alone at the Hilton Woodland Hills, the president's hotel, according to the White House pool report Wednesday. PHOTOS: Celebrities by The Times White House Press Secretary Jay Carney declined to say who picked up the check, the pool report said.