A funny thing happened during my interview with Jackie Collins at her hotel on Manhattan's Upper East Side on a humid Monday morning.
The good girl exudes grace, politeness, sincerity and intelligence to make a positive, lasting impression when encountering prominent people.
At midlife, most of us don't have time or money to waste so we'd rather dim the lights, turn on some Luther Vandross and holler "Come and get it!" before it's time for the evening news and some salve on our aching backs.
As you read through the liner notes for Walt Disney Record's Legacy Collection version of The Little Mermaid soundtrack, there's an anecdote in there that's sure to blow pop culture fans' minds.
Her skirts are short; her boyfriends are young; her fingernails are long; and her energy is endless. Nikki is always overdressed and ready to go. Her motto is "Never give in. Never give up. And never take 'no' for an answer." If Nikki can't do it in high heels; she's not interested
Photo from the collection of Irene Michaels. In September the world lost a truly exceptional person, Joan Rivers. She shared so many things with us....
Many of our favorite divas have taken hit after hit, only to bounce back, bigger and better than ever. Gay men certainly take their share of hard knocks in life -- maybe we identify with their resilience?
I admit that it's plausible for a 48-year-old woman to transform herself at will from an invisible hag into a noticed and admired woman, but when you're 60, or 70 (as I am) you're permanently in the 'invisible' category, unless you're, say, Joan Collins or Jane Fonda.
Collins' influence stretches beyond the festive hand tossing of Tinseltown glitter, however. Her charitable outreach -- from The National Center for Learning Disabilities to the prevention of child cruelty in the UK -- stand out.
We're honestly as shocked as you are that no one made this yet. Special thanks to the Robertson clan, Chris Hardwick, and of course the incomparable...
Squalor, sewers, Dickensian suffering, a splendor of operatic riches! If you are director Tom Hooper, how do you follow the drama of the multi-Oscar winning King's Speech?
In this roundup of new DVDs and Blu-Rays, we take a look at the darker-than-dark noir film The Killer Inside Me, the "Mexican New Wave" drama I'm Gonna Explode, and a slew of recently released TV shows.
The 2010-11 television season has only just begun and it's already taking several unexpected twists and turns, resulting in important lessons and interesting observations for all. Here are ten of them.
Earlier this year, the director James Ivory of Merchant Ivory Productions paid touching tribute in the Times to his late partner-producer of 40 years, Ismail Merchant. Recalling this, I am moved to write about my own experience with the man.
I'm probably going to start calling this season Project Runway: Eight is Enough as soon as the novelty has worn off after ten minutes or two cocktails, whichever comes first. But I love it, you see, so I can't let it go.
Hi guys! Before I start this week's recap, I have a few public service announcements: First and most importantly, I will not be doing a recap next we...