Edgy, contemporary, poignant: For his current exhibition, Soldiers in Our Midst, artist Charles Swenson photographed toy soldiers then painted large portraits from the photos, calling to mind both classical portraiture and pop culture references to childhood.
In 1896, Fannie Farmer published her cookbook, The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book, which revolutionized cooking. This was the first cookbook to incorporate accurate measurements for the recipes, which made them possible to replicate.
Big at the VMAs, but not so much at the Emmys, was the ponytail. Ariana Grande had a beautiful, high ponytail in creamy mocha, reminiscent of the late 60s and 70s, for her appearance on the red carpet and performance at the VMAs.
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.
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.
Inside the Nokia Theatre at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held on August 25, host Seth Meyers keenly observed that agents habitually tell their clients, "You are crushing it right now" or "Just killing it, buddy."
Yes it's been over since past Monday night's August 25th gala event. But what was the entertainment public left with after celebrating television's highest annual ceremonial awards? The answer is rerun winners.
Whether all these figures are anti-heroes, or in some cases something else entirely, is an interesting question. As is the question of why anti-heroes are so important in quality television. Short form answer is that they match the times. It's a mostly cynical and sour era, with little faith in institutions or, generally speaking, leaders.
Would we be having this discussion if Hugh Jackman had been displayed shirtless on that rotating pedestal? I think not. This was tongue and cheek, people. A parody. A lark. And a creative way to present a boring part of the show. Geesh!
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.
To get to the bottom of Louis-Dreyfus' appeal, one has to examine the facts: She's irrefutably beautiful, but is no girlie-girl and prefers the company of men who better appreciate her bawdy, take-no-prisoners outlook on life. Though she was born in New York City, the actress taps into an easy accessibility that makes her a relatable "everywoman."
The cast of Orange is the New Black held court throughout the evening, and had a fab time doing it. Billy Bob Thornton also showed up, in his apparent uniform for the weekend, a well-worn jean jacket and a weathered frown.
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.