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Michael Giltz

Exclusive: A Sneak Peek At Cirque Du Soleil's One-Night Only Special Event For Charity One Drop

Michael Giltz | June 2, 2015 | Entertainment
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL ONE NIGHT FOR ONE DROP Cirque Du Soleil owes a lot to water: one of their sexiest and most successful shows is the Las Vegas extravaganza O which makes excellent use of H20. Now they're going to return...
Mike Ragogna

Blue Camus: Chatting With Ben Sidran, Plus An Irontom Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | June 2, 2015 | Entertainment
A Conversation with Ben Sidran Mike Ragogna: Ben, Blue Camus is your thirty-first album. From your perspective, what did you achieve on this album that you didn't on the previous thirty? BS: On the one hand, every record is like a child;...

What Are the Telltale Signs of Someone Counting Cards at a Casino Table?

Quora | June 1, 2015 | Entertainment
What are telltale signs of card counting at a casino table?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+....
Jeryl Brunner

Happy Birthday, Marilyn Monroe! A Look Back at Her Life

Jeryl Brunner | June 1, 2015 | Entertainment
Although she was to become one of world's most alluring sex symbols, Marilyn Monroe's start in life was very, very far from glamorous. Born in Los Angeles on June 1, 1926, Norma Jeane Mortenson spent most of her childhood in and out of foster homes and orphanages.
Mike Edison

The Grateful Dead: Never Has a Band Had Such Contempt for Their Fans

Mike Edison | June 1, 2015 | Entertainment
The massive phenomenon that was the Grateful Dead has never been objectively reported on, an historical anomaly that boils down to what might as well be a Buddhist koan: Pretty much anyone who was there must be immediately eliminated as a reliable witness.

6 of the Most Controversial Vanity Fair Covers

PureWow | June 1, 2015 | Entertainment
Annie Leibovitz shot the first pics of Bruce Jenner's amazing transition for the upcoming issue of Vanity Fair, a publication known for its groundbreaking, jaw-hits-the-floor photography. This is hardly the first time Leibovitz and crew have shocked the newsstands. Here, six of the most controversial VF...
Leo Sheng

Caitlyn Jenner Has Always Been Beautiful -- Even Before Her Debut

Leo Sheng | June 1, 2015 | Teen
I support Caitlyn. I respect her journey and her story. And I am so, so proud stand behind her and watch her find her happiness. Welcome to the world, Caitlyn Jenner.
Attiya Latif

Making Modesty Acceptable

Attiya Latif | June 1, 2015 | Style
When Kendall Jenner decides to wear pants with a dress, she makes a statement about the way modest apparel, and indeed cultural dress in general, is perceived based upon the wearer.
Michael Barrie

Live from Encino... 'The Late Show'

Michael Barrie | June 1, 2015 | Comedy
As a writer on both series finales, Johnny Carson's Tonight Show in May of '92, and David Letterman's Late Show in May, 2015, I can say the shows were similar in one respect: both required me to -- for one last time -- drive to work in the San Fernando Valley.
Tom Klein

Minding the Machines

Tom Klein | June 1, 2015 | Technology
There is no stopping our shared future with intelligent machines, whether this brings us comfort or conflict or both. Those lessons from the Stone Age must surely remain in our bones, and we cannot shake them even as we look ahead to the stars or down at our phones.
Shannon Wrzesinski

I Never Knew Kevin Costner Starred in a Cycling Film

Shannon Wrzesinski | June 1, 2015 | Entertainment
I love sports films. They tell the stories of unlikely heroes, show the sacrifices athletes make, and reveal agonizing truths behind the greatness we witness.
Scott Russell

'It Follows' Won't Leave Me Alone

Scott Russell | June 1, 2015 | Entertainment
It Follows is a killer thriller that stays with you. Even as I write these words, more than six weeks after seeing the film, I can't listen to a single note of its soundtrack without shuddering and casting a nervous glance over each shoulder.
Jon Eig

When the War is Off-Screen: Movies That Show the Other Sides of War

Jon Eig | June 1, 2015 | Entertainment
War is basically the perfect subject for a filmmaker. It is extremely visceral. It provides obvious action. Morality can be as opaque or as transparent as you like. War has been good to the film business.
Megan Smolenyak

World's Largest Family Reunion: Genealogy or Preen-ealogy?

Megan Smolenyak | June 1, 2015 | Fifty
Here's my deepest concern about the Global Family Reunion: Has the marketing of it been so successful that we're in danger of changing the definition of genealogy? The interest in famous cousins has always been there, but has its prominence in the GFR's PR campaign been such that many will think that's the whole point?

What Is It Like to Be a Disney Animator?

Quora | June 1, 2015 | Entertainment
My time with Disney was 15 years ago, so things may have changed. At first I was extremely stressed out. I was working at the best of the best. I ended up getting an ulcer in the first two months I was there.
Caitlyn Becker

Why I Am Thrilled To Share My Name With Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Becker | June 1, 2015 | Women
I don't know how or why Caitlyn Jenner found her way to the name we now share, but I am proud as hell to share it with her. For me, my name has always given me strength and pride, but now it can do that for so many others thanks to Jenner.
Sharon Greenthal

Caitlyn Jenner -- Living Like We All Should Post 50

Sharon Greenthal | June 1, 2015 | Fifty
It's not just that Caitlyn Jenner looks good. It's the amount of courage she has to have to put herself out there, first on television as a man, and then on the cover of Vanity-freakin'-Fair as a woman. And not a young woman, either. Jenner is 65-years-old -- midlife, but approaching her senior years.
Graham Kent, Ph.D.

San Andreas: Separating 5 Facts From Earthquake Fiction

Graham Kent, Ph.D. | June 1, 2015 | Science
As a seismologist, I welcome this movie and hope it marks the beginning of a serious conversation about the real consequences of a large earthquake in modern America. Whatever the scientific flaws of San Andreas may be -- and they are plenty -- the consequences of a large urban earthquake remain unnerving.
Michael Giltz

BookCon and Book Expo of America In New York -- One City, Two Events and LOTS of Books

Michael Giltz | June 1, 2015 | Entertainment
The Book Expo Of America (BEA) and BookCon 2.0 just ended this weekend in New York City. If you love books, you should have been there. Actually, if you love movies or TV shows, you should have been there too, since lots of your favorite movies and TV shows are based on books or spin-off books.
Oscar Raymundo

A Conversation with Violet Chachki, Drag's Unapologetic New It-Girl

Oscar Raymundo | June 1, 2015 | Gay Voices
"Older people appreciate my references, and younger people are inspired by my confidence," she added. That's the thing about Violet Chachki; she brings something fresh to the drag ball but with a wink to the past.
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