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Even if you don’t recognize Adam Mansbach‘s name, you’ve heard of his not-for-children’s book, “Go the F to Sleep,” which has sold more than 1.5 million copies. But there’s a lot more to Mansbach than that hilariously obscene bestseller. He … Continue reading ?
Sheila E. had no plans to become a professional musician. She grew up playing drums and watching her father, Pete Escovedo, a Latin jazz musician, play in a band called Azteca. She just had other goals. Initially, she wanted to … Continue reading ?
There’s a moment during Cannes – and every film festival – when a sneaking sense of hopelessness sets in, the feeling that one has spent dozens of hours in dark rooms waiting to be astonished, and yet cinematic lift-off has … Continue reading ?
On Thursday afternoon, in all the build-up to the thoroughly satisfying (but a tad too long – that’s what she said – and certainly too heart-strung) series finale of NBC’s “The Office,” a radio reporter from the BBC asked me … Continue reading ?
News organizations are wary about getting too close to the people they cover. Personal or professional entanglements with a source can compromise reporters’ objectivity and foster perceptions of favoritism among readers or viewers. So Politico’s latest house ads raised a … Continue reading ?
Thanks to spring runways from Gucci and Paul Smith showing indigo blue, bright green and cherry red suits and jackets, men can reveal their true colors. Brad Andrews, brand president for Bonobos (www.bonobos.com), which recently opened a store in Georgetown, … Continue reading ?
Tom Broecker is bracing for the end of season 38 of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” which airs Saturday night. The episode marks a full 16 years that Broecker has served as costume designer. We caught up with Broecker (who was … Continue reading ?
In “The Great Gatsby,” which kicked off the Cannes Film Festival Wednesday night, Carey Mulligan utters Daisy Buchanan’s most famous line from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel: “I hope she’ll be a fool,” Daisy says. ”That’s the best thing a girl … Continue reading ?
You can probably buy John Currin’s topless portrait of former Golden Girl Bea Arthur at auction for an estimated $1.8 to $2.5 million. But you cannot, apparently, post the portrait on Facebook. Editors at the Daily Beast learned that the … Continue reading ?
Zoe Saldana joined the cast of “Star Trek Into the Madness” in Los Angeles Tuesday night for the premiere of the new film, shedding the futuristic costumes of Starfleet Communications Officer, Uhura, for a softer, sensual look on the red … Continue reading ?
For nine years, Angela Kinsey’s alter ego has been Angela Martin, the thimble-sized, Puri-tyrannical head of accounting on “The Office.” A woman of prodigious sweater sets and ruthless party-planning skills, Angela Martin is the definitive expert on workplace decorum and … Continue reading ?
Delta Flight 82 – nonstop from New York to Nice, France – is to the Cannes Film Festival what a bus is to summer camp: Every year, film journalists and executives swarm into the economy section, while celebs like Oliver … Continue reading ?
Timothy Egan has won this year’s Chautauqua Prize for “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), a biography of the American West photographer Edward Curtis. The winner was announced this morning in a statement from the Chautauqua Institution, an … Continue reading ?
Notable recordings from the world of pop music. Randy Rogers Band Growly macho men of country music, please make way for a singer who apparently subsists on a diet of cigarettes, whiskey and three square meals of sand. On his … Continue reading ?
Paul Muldoon was the guest of honor this afternoon at an elegant luncheon at the Irish Ambassador’s residence in Washington. The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, who was born in County Armagh, Northern Ireland and now teaches at Princeton University, is in … Continue reading ?
We’ve seen the costumes, listened to the soundtrack and watched every morning and late night show interview with Leonardo, Tobey and Baz. Some even re-read the book for the occasion. And now, “The Great Gatsby” is finally at a theater … Continue reading ?
Neil Patrick Harris will host the 67th Tony Awards on June 9. Also, the sun rises in the East. Harris previously hosted the awards show last year, in 2011 and 2009, making the “How I Met Your Mother” star and … Continue reading ?
I received the news about the outcome of the special election in my home district at a peculiar time. I was in the middle of an episode of “House of Cards.” My phone buzzed. “Your boy from SC won his … Continue reading ?
Call me flabbergasted. There’s a hot new game being promoted on Kickstarter, and it has nothing to do with zombies or tomb raiders. It’s about a great white whale. The fundraising campaign for “Moby Dick, or, The Card Game” has … Continue reading ?
The September announcement of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibit “Punk: Chaos to Couture” raised several questions. Can punk be couture? Is it still punk if it’s on exhibit in a museum or flaunted by Anna Wintour? And most pressing … Continue reading ?