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).
I've been lucky enough to see Ramblin' Jack twice now, including at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival, where, he surprised Beck on stage to duet on Jimmie Rodgers' "Waiting For A Train."
There are no two ways to splice this story; Lalah Hathaway is, quite simply put, the truth. In a career spanning 25 years she has created some of the most exquisite, sinuous music committed to record.
To satisfy my curiosity, I recently flew out to Los Angeles to meet with Kazuhiro Tsuji, who graciously agreed to sit with me. Kazuhiro told me that he moved to the US from Japan many years ago to pursue special effects but that his true passion is art.
Sixty-something Kramer is not your typical first time novelist. During his senior year in college he sent a story to The New Yorker, using it as a resume to land a job writing for their Talk of the Town column.
For my music column in a southeastern Massachusetts newspaper, I'd interviewed Johnny three times for -- in 2011, 2013, and most recently in January. He'd played a local venue in our readership area every winter for years.
The TCA win for Outstanding Reality Series solidifies the fact that RuPaul's Drag Race is a key player in the reality TV genre. I believe this will put it in a new stratosphere and help it reach a larger audience, as well as gain more recognition from the television industry.
Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD "'You're too different' is what everyone said (...) I think it's so ironic that the very reason I was told I would never b...
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, July 20 2014 How unusu...
"IN PHOTOGRAPHY there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality," said Alfred Stieglitz.