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Your Weekend To-Do List: Tina Fey Tickets, TreePeople, and St. Patrick's Day

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Snap up your tickets tomorrow for the Tina Fey and Steve Martin conversation presented by Live Talks Los Angeles. For do-gooders, join TreePeople as t...

The Dirtiest Word in Hollywood

John Farr | Posted 06.11.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

A few weeks back, I read an announcement that the now white hot Colin Firth might be signing on for a re-make ofMy Fair Lady. Not since Steve Martin decided to put a new spin on The Pink Panther have I been so moved to ask, "Why?"

Hathaway and Franco: The Kids Were All Right

Lesleyann Coker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lesleyann Coker

Am I the only one who thought this year's Oscar hosts, Anne Hathaway and James Franco, were a breath of fresh air compared to Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin in 2010?

Armory Show NYC: The Art World's Fashion Week

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Every year in March, New York City is taken over by the art community for a week of art fairs, gallery openings and of course parties. It is the art w...

A Hope-Less Oscars: Two Generations With One Blow

Carol Orsborn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Carol Orsborn

With the Academy Awards 2011, the Greatest Generation is but a memory and the Boomers are suddenly the exception rather than the rule.

Oscars 2011: The Triumph of Porky Pig

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Hello darlings, and welcome to my annual skewering of the Oscars show.

ART TALKS: Steve Martin's 92nd Street Y Talk Panned For Being 'Too Artsy' | FELICIA R. LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

In the history of intellectual chatter, the events of Nov. 29, 2010, at the 92nd Street Y will be archived under disaster. Or comedy. ...

92nd Street Y's Steve Martin Event Ends In REFUND | FELICIA R. LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In the history of intellectual chatter, the events of Nov. 29, 2010, at the 92nd Street Y will be archived under disaster. Or comedy. That night, a...

Aging Gracefully In Hollywood

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

My eye caught something about the 2011 Globes that goes slightly underneath the surface and that I haven't seen discussed, written or blogged about, as of yet.

Media McDonalds: The Mental Starvation of Americans Fat on Junk Food News & Media

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Brian Ross

OPINION - Rupert Murdoch, owner of Fox News and Fox TV is to the media business what Ray Kroc, McDonalds founder, was to the restaurant biz: A purveyo...

WATCH: The 9 Funniest 'SNL' Holiday Sketches

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Since 1975, "Saturday Night Live" has provided us with comedy that has tackled current events, pop culture and everything in between -- including the ...

PHOTOS: All In The Name Of Art | Highlights This Week

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The merriment of the Thanksgiving holiday was short-lived and this week saw a lot of controversy in the artworld. From Leonardo's The Last Supper to D...

Robin Williams Defends Steve Martin: 'Boyz II Mensch'

| Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Given all the flak and vitriol directed Steve Martin's way in light of his "boring" 92nd St. Y conversation, who knew Robin Williams was rounding up...

Not All Steve Martin Events Suck

Andrew Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Andrew Shaffer

Six days before the Steve Martin debacle at the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan, the comedian gave a delightful reading from his new novel at the Union Square Barnes & Noble.

ART TALKS: Steve Martin Responds To 92nd St Y Debacle With NY Times Op-Ed

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

You may have heard that last week, Steve Martin gave a talk (with friend and arts journalist Deborah Solomon) at the 92nd St Y that didn't go over ver...

WATCH: Steve Martin 'Bewildered' By Y Incident

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In the fallout surrounding Steve Martin's controversial interview at Manhattan's 92nd St. Y last week, the comedian spoke to Rita Braver on CBS's "Sun...

Steve Martin At The 92 St. Y

The Huffington Post | Sammy Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Steve Martin learned Monday night that when a comedian talks about his book, nobody laughs. Or cares. On Nov. 29 Martin spoke with the New York Times...

Culture Wars Return to Washington and New York

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Raymond J. Learsy

As a Presidential Appointee in the 1980's to the National Council of the National Endowment for the Arts, it pains me enormously to see a replay of the Culture Wars that were played out so destructively in those years.

Who's to Blame for 92Y's Chat Gone Wrong With Steve Martin?

Sean L. McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sean L. McCarthy

A remarkable thing happened earlier this week on New York City's Upper East Side. The 92Y offered a full refund to patrons who attended an event with celebrated comedian Steve Martin.

Why the Oscars Are Irrelevant

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Some people have greeted this week's selection of James Franco and Anne Hathaway as hosts for next February's Oscar broadcast as a harbinger of doom. Yeah, right -- like this annual ritual wasn't already one of the walking dead.

COMEDY: Is Stand-Up The Reality TV Of Broadway?

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Sims

Passing off stand-up comedy as a Broadway show, intentionally or not, does nothing but confuse the terminology of theatrical standards, whatever those might be.

Rather Read About Shopping Than Do It Today?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's Black Friday and time to go on a literary shopping spree, not the way James Franco went on a spree buying up film rights to books, but learning f...

Easy Reader: Steve Martin's An Object of Beauty Is An Object of Flawed Beauty

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

Steve Martin may be a wild and crazy guy elsewhere but when it comes to his new novel, An Object of Beauty, set squarely in Manhattan's art-and-commerce world, he's serious.

The Rockefellers, Steve Martin And Jay Leno

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"The New Yorker Stories" By Ann Beattie The New York Times And on Beattie goes, publishing one wry story after another in the welcoming pages of The N...

PHOTOS: SNL Buddies At Natural History Museum Gala

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Your favorite New Yorkers were all together in one magical place last night -- The Museum of Natural History. Anne Hathaway posed by the taxidermied a...