September 16, 2007
This week at latimes.com/image: Style Scout "Artsy" doesn't even begin to describe the crowd that turned out for the grand opening party Sept. 6 at the new Maison Martin Margiela store in Beverly Hills. Revelers looked more like time travelers from an '80s Basquiat exhibition in SoHo than Beverly Hills fashonistas. There was former New York club kid James St.
March 1, 1999 |
Last month actress and comedian Tracey Ullman, 39, won an American Comedy Award as best TV actress for her HBO series "Tracey Takes On . . ." (Wednesdays, 10 p.m.). The British-born Ullman, Emmy'd six times, portrays a slew of characters, among them: Chic, a New York cabby; Mrs. Noh Nang Ning, a doughnut shop owner; and Trevor, gay male flight attendant. Question: What's the worst part of being in some of those costumes? Answer: I hate sticking on beards.
February 22, 1998 |
Where other people see burglars under the bed, Tracey Ullman sees possibilities. Take the Beverly Hills Madam's bed. Please. "I love that she kept money underneath her bed," Ullman says, licking her creative chops. "She never gets up all day. If she ever has to get out of bed, it's like, 'Dammit, I've got to get out of bed. I've got to get dressed.' "That's when something major happens that she has to get dressed.
September 15, 1997
Top Shows / Emmys "3rd Rock From the Sun": 5 "Miss Evers' Boys": 5 "NYPD Blue": 4 "ER": 3 "The X-Files": 3 "Mad About You": 3 "Tracey Takes On ...": 3 Network / Emmys NBC: 24 HBO: 19 CBS: 12 ABC: 10 PBS: 6 * These totals include Emmys awarded Sept. 7 in 52 other categories. SOUND BITES "I, on the other hand, play myself. And I guess last year you people didn't buy me as me." * "If my shrink is watching, keep 9 a.m. tomorrow open."
August 3, 1997 |
This distinctive 1993 film moves gracefully from knock-about high spirits to a kind of austere sublimity. The shifts in tone correspond to its portrayal of three generations of Italian-American women in New York's Little Italy following World War II. Carmela (Judith Malina) is the deeply superstitious mother of the neighborhood butcher (Vincent D'Onofrio), who wins his 17-year-old wife, Catherine (Tracey Ullman, pictured), in a pinochle game (Bravo Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday at 10
March 16, 1996 |
Tracey Takes On Protest: An Asian American advocacy group has blasted one of the characters portrayed in Tracey Ullman's new HBO series as being stereotypical and racist. The Media Action Network for Asian Americans said the Mrs. Noh Nah Ning character that Ullman plays on "Tracey Takes On . . . " is offensive because of "the yellowing of her face" and the "tired stereotype of being a wise Chinese philosopher."