"I am not a fan of burning books, and I have some experience in this," he said. "We cannot burn books, no matter how much you dislike the book. I would not, for instance, burn the books of Dan Brown."
Eat, Pray, Love is pure eye candy, part travelogue/part gastronomic feast as the viewer takes in the sensory sights and smells of culinary Italy, colorful India and idyllic Bali.
A woman can look like she made an effort to look good. A man should never look like he did.
I celebrate my birthday every year at one of the many Cipriani restaurants, although I am still partial to the first Cipriani in the states here on Fifth Avenue and 59th Street.
This week, Heidi presents the designer challenge: create a form-fitting, "pregnancy-chic" outfit. As opposed to, I guess, something that would make her look dumpy and whale-sized. In case anyone was confused.
The overflow crowd at the US-India Business Council's "Synergies Summit" emphasized how positively different the Council has become from even a dozen years ago.
A philanthropist is a philanthropist, no matter the level of his fame or whether his contribution is monetary, artistic, or simply a PowerPoint grid of ideas about how to save the world.
It's bigger news for me to bare my heart, rather than my body. If AIDS is no longer a death sentence in America, it is unconscionable that it be a death sentence anywhere else.
The selling of the "perfect" female body obviously has an enormous market value, but it also has a huge cultural cost.
Here's a fun game: Spot the difference between "Partly sunny" and "Partly cloudy" icons. There isn't one.
I remember crying to me father one day, "No boy will ever want me. I'll never get married." He looked at me and said, "Why would you want to be with a man who cared how your scars look?"
The night before the final challenge, our intrepid three receive a visit from a voodoo tarot card reader to tell their fortunes.
In a nutshell, Top Chef needs to get over itself. It's so stone-faced you'd think entire nations were going to rise on fall based on the freshness of a scallop.
This is no joke this challenge. And they have to work in teams of four, and they've been around long enough now to hate each other.
The Kasmhir of Salman's grandfather stands for him as an alternate Islam, a radically different way of being Muslim to the Khomeinist and Bin Ladenite head-choppers -- a religion of peace, not a religion of pieces.