April 21, 2011
Nearly 6,000 people gathered Tuesday night at L.A. Live's Nokia Theatre for what can only be described as a "comedy happening. " The event — Tina Fey in conversation with Steve Martin about her new book, "Bossypants" — promised to showcase two great comedic wits sparring with each other on topics ranging from sexism in comedy and Fey's rise through the ranks of Second City, "Saturday Night Live" and her hit NBC show, "30 Rock," to cruise ship...
April 4, 2011 |
Ever since Vanity Fair put her on its January 2010 cover in what looked like a Wonder Woman costume, Tina Fey has seemed in danger of falling for the very canard she has spent a career satirizing: that a woman can "have it all" if she's willing to lose 20 pounds, show her breasts and regularly remind everyone that, although she writes and stars in an Emmy-winning TV show, she is still essentially a loser who eats a lot of cupcakes. (Just like, you know, Larry David does.) An excerpt from her new book in a recent New Yorker didn't help, with Fey assuming the position of agonized career mommy — why do so many people keep asking her if she is going to have another baby when having one is so hard?
June 10, 2009 |
After winning the trifecta of best comedy series, actress and writing at the 2008 Primetime Emmys, gracing the cover of Rolling Stone's fall comedy issue and delivering a spot-on impression of vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin on "Saturday Night Live" in November, Tina Fey certainly ended 2008 with a flourish.
July 5, 2012 |
With the end of "30 Rock"in sight, Tina Fey is no doubt weighing her options for what she wants to do with her career next. She could always star in another movie, write another book or create another TV series. But on the 4th of July, she presented fans with a surprising new possibility: rapper. On Wednesday, "Community's" Donald Glover released a mixtape for free download through his website under his rap name Childish Gambino. The album, called "Royalty," features a host of guest rappers including RZA, Ghostface Killah, Beck and lesser known performers, such as Danny Brown and Schoolboy Q. And yes, Glover's old "30 Rock" boss also makes her rapping debut.
March 6, 2013 |
Fashion critic Booth Moore continues to review all the latest from Paris Fashion Week fall 2013. Moore recently reviewed Sarah Burton's collection for Alexander McQueen, calling the clothes "fit for a royal. " She described the look at Chanel as "sporty and sweet. " [ Los Angeles Times ] Funny girl Tina Fey called being photographed in a bathing suit a "nightmare. " Someone snapped a picture of Fey in a polka dot one-piece while in Florida. [ OMG Yahoo ] Dita Von Teese is gearing up to launch her new fragrance and lingerie collections on HSN beginning April 23. Von Teese pulled from vintage influences for her collections, with a '50s calendar girl look to the lingerie and '30s style perfume bottles for the fragrances.
April 19, 2011
POP MUSIC Paul Simon The iconic folk singer-songwriter celebrates the release of his 12th solo album — and his first recording in five years — with a rare Southland appearance. Expect to hear material from the new album, "So Beautiful or So What," plus many hits from his five-decade career that haven't been performed live in years. The Music Box, 6126 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. 8 p.m. $55. Sold out. (323) 464-0808. http://www.themusicbox.la ART Downtown 81 In conjunction with MOCA's exhibition "Art in the Streets" (on view through Aug. 8 at the Geffen Contemporary)