I screened What Happened, Ninan Simone? on Netflix. The title comes from a Maya Angelou quote: Miss Simone, you are idolized, even loved, by million...
As soon as my lawyer gets out of jail, I am going to file a classless action lawsuit against the makers of "National Lampoon's Animal House" for theft of intellectual property.
Sometimes artistry and insanity are so intertwined you can't distinguish them. That was the challenge for singer Nina Simone; dealing with worldwide fame and a madness she couldn't shake.
Bill Plympton is not a genius, or so he insists, although none of his thousands of fans would be shocked if a MacArthur "Genius Grant" came his way.
The Easter Bunny Bonanza is upon us ... baskets of bunnies everywhere: chocolate bunnies, caramel bunnies, marshmallow bunnies, foil wrap bunnies stuffed with god-knows-what and, it seems, Playboy Bunnies. Ex-Playboy Bunnies, to be more precise. They're in the early spring air too.
Here are some random but real hints: Now's Sharron Angle's chance; they're also mad about the pastries; the funeral was very, very orderly; and Bill Gates would approve. Answers are below the quiz.
We seek advice in a variety of places (parents, friends, mentors), but when author David Rensin does -- at least for the past sixteen years -- he asks himself, "What would Louie do?"
It is impossible to know what goes on between two people, and what intricacies and intimacies might sustain them in the face of hurtful, dishonest, deceptive behavior. There are some clear-cut motivations, though, that keep people from calling it quits.
Sasha Eisenman is a Los Angeles based photographer born into the Southern California surfing lifestyle and raised in the LA music scene. He began his ...
As a feminist, I've always felt deeply conflicted about the whole boob job thing. On one hand, it's both sad and ridiculous that women feel compelled to pay thousands and undergo surgery to attain an ostensibly "more desirable" body.
From Baywatch Hawaii, to starring in movies like Starsky & Hutch, as well as her book Bounce, Don't Break, Roderick has a full career. But this time, I wanted to find out more about Roderick's life as a mom.
What do stray cats and the ocean have to do with each other? Quite a bit in the current work of Shane and Sia Barbi, better known as the Barbi Twin...
In a recent Times Arts and Leisure piece, "The Squeeze on the Middle Brow" (NYT, 8/1/14). A.O. Scott takes aim at b...
It's a Boomer. The bikini officially turned 68 this month. I was shocked, to say the least, to learn that the once fashion essential -- the little black dress -- of my Florida wardrobe was as old as ... well, dirt.
Gay acceptance has reached new heights if 49-year-old, recently married gay men are one of Playboy's "preferred demographics."
Where can you find Al Jarreau, Arturo Sandoval, Dianne Reeves and Huggy Bear (Antonio Vargas), on the same stage? The opening night of the Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood bowl.