November 28, 1993 |
ELTON JOHN "Duets" MCA * * 1/2 You want high concept? Go listen to Frank Sinatra's "Duets," which he recorded without ever setting foot in the same room with his collaborators. But if it's truly an inspired pairing you're after, nothing from the Chairman of the Board can match Elton John and Leonard Cohen playing off of each other on "Born to Lose," an old country song popularized by Ray Charles.
May 10, 2013 |
The man who gave the world DJ Pauly D is looking for a few good ravers for his next project. Pop & Hiss was pleased to be on the receiving end of a notice from Doron Ofir Casting, the agency that corralled the stars of "Jersey Shore" and "RuPaul's Drag Race. " The casting call is looking for EDM fans with plans to attend the 2013 Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas, and who wouldn't mind letting a camera crew tag along for the ride as part of an official documentary project. "DO YOU WANT TO SHARE YOUR EXPERIENCE UNDER THE ELECTRIC SKY?
September 4, 1993 |
Macho Madonna opened the telecast in a tux, straddled by a gal in a teddy. Host Christian Slater confessed he'd had a teen-age crush on ladylike dude Steve Tyler. And once and future cross-dressers RuPaul and Milton Berle were paired as presenters and ended up getting in a bizarre catfight. Yes, it was a landmark year for drag at the 1993 MTV Video Music Awards, broadcast from the Universal Amphitheatre on Thursday. Or was it really just a landmark drag?
October 30, 2012 |
Kylie Minogue plans to release a book commemorating fashion throughout her 25-year career, including contributions from designers who have worked with her (such as John Galliano, Jean Paul Gaultier and Stella McCartney). "Kylie/Fashion" is being published in the U.K. in November and the U.S. in April. [Vogue UK] Levi Johnston, Bristol Palin's ex-boyfriend and father of their son Tripp, wed Sunny Oglesby, mother of their daughter Breeze Berretta -- yes, she's named for a gun manufacturer -- in Wasilla, Alaska, on Sunday.
August 7, 2000 |
"The Truth About Jane," tonight on the Lifetime cable channel, is a sort of after-school special for parents as well as young people. As it tells the story of a family coming to terms with a daughter's sexuality, it reminds us that a parent's on-the-job training never ends--that there's always more learning, more growing, for both parent and child to do. At times, every line of this movie sounds like a platitude, spoken by just the right person, at just the right time.
January 14, 1996 |
Quick, what do RuPaul, Alain Robbe-Grillet, Louisa May Alcott and Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis have in common? No, they're not featured on infomercials, Internet chat lines or dinner theaters in Branford, Mo. What they've got is books--either by or about them--in the new size. "What new size?" you ask. Well just take a look around your local book nook. 8 1/2x5 3/4 is the standard for most hardcovers, with 9 1/2x6 1/2 reserved for bigger, blockbuster-type tomes.
November 21, 1999 |
What do surfwear maker Quiksilver, AIDS, laptops and hip-hop have in common? All have had an enormous impact on the way we live today, say Paper magazine founders Kim Hastreiter and David Hershkovits. A New York-based glossy magazine that began life as a black-and-white fold-out poster, Paper has defined what is hip before it gets trendy.
January 25, 2011
A roundup of Tuesday morning's arts and entertainment headlines: "The King's Speech" leads the 2011 Oscar race with 12 nominations, including best picture, director (Tom Hooper), actor (Colin Firth), supporting actress (Helena Bonham Carter) and supporting actor (Geoffrey Rush). ( Los Angeles Times ) Bret Michaels undergoes heart surgery. ( Los Angeles Times ) The Antaeus Company's "King Lear" tops the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle nominations. ( Variety )
November 25, 2012 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week Nov. 25 - Dec. 1 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SERIES Untold History of the United States : Oliver Stone examines the geopolitical aftermath of the development and deployment of the atomic bomb in this new installment (8 p.m. Showtime). RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race: "SNL's" Cheri Oteri coaches the contestants on the art of stand-up comedy in this new episode of the reality competition (9 p.m. Logo)