When you look at current technologies, are there moments for you as a producer when you look back at your earlier records with Donna Summer, Blondie or David Bowie and others and say, "I wish we'd had this technology back then"?
When you commit to a dream, your life is forced to change. Your growth forces the egg you're in to crack. You've outgrown it. You're ready to fly.
This expansion of the HBO TV series appears to have been conceived by a gaggle of misogynistic, beer-chugging adolescent virgins who brag about getting laid, but the closest they've ever gotten is a Playboy centerfold.
Audiences love stories in which friendship, family and loyalty are central and Entourage delivers. At its roots, the film is about enduring affection. It's about love and loyalty that triumphs over the headaches and heartbreaks that is a part of the Hollywood grinder.
The principal problem with Entourage as a movie: There are barely as many laughs in its slack 104 minutes as in the average 30-minute episode. Which makes it a lot like the Sex and the City movies.
Elisabeth Moss, now more famous for Mad Men than when I first saw her onstage in David Mamet's Speed the Plow opposite Jeremy Piven and Raul Esparza, gives Heidi the requisite intelligence, as she did in the Mamet play.
Gift lounges during the week leading up to the Golden Globes ceremony brought numerous vendors seeking to get their products into the hands of celebrities. Established brands like Pilot Pens, Pandora and Nautica stood alongside smaller, emerging brands such as Bright Baum and Canada Bliss.
I need to blow off some steam and where better to head than to LA's hottest FREE hotspot, Runyon Canyon? It's LA's equivalent to Everest's base camp: a smorgasbord of dogs, celebs, trannies, sweaty shirtless bods, gangsters, strollers, and every cliché LA has to offer.
Attention, anyone who has $20,000 earmarked for "lunch with a celebrity": George Clooney is auctioning off a Los Angeles-area lunch date to benefit GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, an organization that works to make schools safe for LGBT youth.
What are the actors thinking when they're required to break through the fourth wall?
Thomas Dekker is almost offensively photogenic. But what makes Dekker fascinating is his complete transformative power as an actor.
It is both an unfair and mundane truism that most travel shows are of spurious quality. With rare exceptions, the typical travel show host appears plastic, with an ironed-on smile.
Ari Gold is on a mission. As all Entourage fans know, the super-agent portrayed so winningly by Jeremy Piven is this close to a deal that would bring an NFL franchise to Los Angeles.
From peanut butter to beef and from listeria to E. coli and melamine in milk products from China, it seems as though consumers are inundated with news on one "food scare" after another. Is all this worry justified?
The boys have all grown up now and gone their separate ways, so the challenge for the writers now is how to make the whole thing hang together for another season. Good luck to them.
The Oscar event is one of the few remaining common grounds we Americans can talk about without having to listen to Sean Hannity or Keith Olbermann. Like the Super Bowl, watching is a major social event.