It is holiday time again along with the long lines waiting to buy those special gifts. How will your feet and legs survive the pounding of pavements and standing for hours on hard concrete floors at the malls and running from department store to department store?
Bill Nye is the consummate scientist -- with a flair for humor. 'Bill Nye the Science Guy' was born after he won a Steve Martin look-a-like contest circa 1978, eventually showcasing his scientific knowledge on PBS from 1993 to 1998. In case you're not sure where else you've seen him, he also hosted 'The 100 Greatest Discoveries,' Science Channel; 'The Eyes of Nye,' PBS; and 'Stuff Happens,' Planet Green.
Simply put: blackface is unacceptable. Just don't do it. For those who say it's not about race, a thought exercise: what if a black man had dressed in "whiteface" as a white murder victim of a black defendant? Yes, you can imagine the FOX-fueled false equivalence hysteria from here.
I'm at war with loneliness, and loneliness is winning. I'm also in the super swanky SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills -- with beautiful people all around -- to see Oscar winners Diablo Cody and Octavia Spencer, and singer/dancer-with-the-stars turned movie star Julianne Hough.
Does it seem odd to praise Valerie Harper for authentic humanity as art? I don't think so, and it may not be obvious at first glance. After all, aren't all people on TV human? Yes and no.
They came for the tango and stayed for the salsa. The blockbuster hit dance show Forever Tango returned to Broadway for the second time since its debut in 1997.
Actor Gilles Marini is one of the rare people in the industry who is a humble, kind and a devoted family man; and also a hard working, talented actor, who oozes passion in absolutely everything he does. He shared some of his favorite travel hits and misses with me.
With rumors swirling that Paula Deen may be joining the cast of Dancing with the Stars next season, let's consider what could be next for the disgraced deep-frying diva. A fitness DVD? A gig hosting the BET Awards? Or better yet: perhaps a career in pop music?
I see a lot of people doing what seems to be no-brainer tasks... and they make lots of money. It drives me crazy that people become rich doing things that are so simple -- that I could do. Here are 10 things on my list. (What's on your list?)
Pitbull credits him mom with a lot, telling us, "My mother always told me the pen is mightier than the sword."
Zendaya ended the night with an inspiring freestyle that combined elements of cha cha, contemporary and hip-hop, and even brought in an entourage of young hip-hop dancers.
This week each couple danced twice, first taking on a traditional ballroom number and then a dance style voted on by the audience. With an eclectic mix of routines that included everything from afrojazz to the lindy hop, the night delivered some of the strongest performances yet.
"Dancing with the Stars" is down to just six couples and the frontrunners of the season are becoming more and more defined. With powerful numbers from Zendaya, Aly, and Kellie, this season seems to belong to the girls.
Our dog Benjamin will be 13 this fall. There won't be a bar mitzvah or a confirmation, but we'll note the occasion with some extra treats, and maybe one of those singing birthday cards that he loves to destroy.
It was "Latin Night" on "Dancing with the Stars," which meant an evening jam-packed with sassy salsas and romantic rumbas.With only seven remaining couples, each contestant was desperate to prove they have what it takes.
The truth is we are forever looking at ourselves in comparison to those around us, creating our own internal A and B lists of who is successful in marriage, in career, financially, as parents, and then putting ourselves in one or the other category.