As I reflect on the life and career of Joan Rivers, I think about the women in the entertainment business who were the firsts and broke new ground. We'll learn about just a few of these pioneering women in this blog post.
This week, making its New York City premiere, Writer/Director Sharon Greytak's gripping Archaeology of a Woman, plunges deeper into the portrait of dementia and its disturbing effects than any other recent film on the subject.
What began as a tribute to my favorite movie, Mary Poppins, transformed into a mantra of finding the adventure in the mundane, the ordinary and the conventional.
B.A.F.T.A. (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) held their high pre-Emmy tea Saturday afternoon at the luxurious SLS hotel. This industry party continues its solid draw as a talent magnet, with many notables of the red carpet and at the exclusive party beyond.
Softer more subtle cuts were trending at the Emmys in Los Angeles while color continued its move toward fall with deeper reds, more natural, darker blondes and dark, dark browns and blacks with lots of sophisticated shine.
In the wake of the 66th Annual Emmy Awards, Redfin decided to take a look at some of the homes of the biggest winners of the night. Read on to get a closer look at how these stars live when you're not watching them on screen.
And the Emmy goes to...
I hosted yet another Twitter party during the 2014 Emmy Awards at #EmmyExp. The gang gets together mostly to talk about the marketing, but we end up rapping about just about everything related to the awards show.
I think the producers sometimes succumb to the emotion of the moment and don't stop to think that in honoring one in the manner they did for Williams it does a huge disservice to those who are shown for a second or so with an 8x10 glossy.
I will be there watching the Monday Night Emmys up close as a sweaty nominee, but for those of you out there playing the home version of the Emmy game, here's a playlist for your Emmy viewing parties -- including some suggestions from my Twitter followers.
OK!TV, first out of the Gate with the pre-Emmy parties, brings some emotional weight and charitable awareness with the service that any of us can do, not just the celebrities who have found their calling.
As a fan of Richard Linklater I was pumped to finally get a chance to view Boyhood back in July. Since then, I have kept my thoughts regarding the film to myself. However, with the talk of Oscar buzz, it's time to go public.
I've been producing comedy for 15 years and producing my family for 11. Some days it feels like I have 150 kids, if I count the cast and crew on my shows. This year I got another Emmy nomination as a producer on the HBO series, Veep starring Julia Louis Dreyfus.
Warning to small-minded people: Don't mess with Estelle's gay fans! With choice words for the narrow points-of-view which "seem to run the world," the Grammy-winning singer admitted negative attitudes toward the LGBT community "really bug" her.
A genius at both comedy and drama, Meryl Streep as an actress is an "intuitive investigator" of the human condition: insightful, powerful, and awe-inspiringly versatile. Here I present my five favorite Meryl Streep performances, in no particular order.
We creatives don't like to think of ourselves in those terms. We have a love/hate relationship with personal branding and ourselves as product (if the audience doesn't want what I have, well screw 'em).