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Will New Gay Drama ‘Love Is Strange' Shatter Hollywood's Glass Ceiling?

Variety.com | Ramin Setoodeh | Posted 08.15.2014 | Gay Voices

“Love Is Strange” is one of the rare movies anchored by gay characters not defined by sex. The story is set in a post-gay-rights Manhattan where m...

Has Your Sex Life Got You Down?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 07.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Knowing the nature of our sexual desire at any given time and being willing to express that preference without strong attachment or coercion is an essential element in the process of being responsible and proactive in the fulfillment of our sexual needs.

'The Simpsons' Marathon Will End All Marathons

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.14.2014 | TV

FXX is planning 12 days that will put that Christmas song to shame. This summer, the FXX network will launch "The Simpsons" in style with a 12 day ...

'If The Right People Pay Attention, Anything Can Happen' -- Like Beating Heart Disease in Women

Nancy Brown | Posted 05.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Thanks to Wenzel, Variety and the American Heart Association partnered to hold a "Women in Entertainment" luncheon in Los Angeles on Thursday. It was a chance for powerful women in the entertainment industry to hear her story for the first time and to use it as a call to action.

A Simplifed, Actionable Nutrition Message

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 05.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

The key to a sustainable healthy diet is to balance eating for enjoyment with eating for nourishment. But how do you drown out all the confusing noise and figure out what to eat in your day-to-day life?

Robert Evans: 'I'm Still In The Picture'

Greg Archer | Posted 09.10.2013 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Photo: Victoria Brenner In the introduction to the new edition of "The Kid Stays in the Picture," Robert Evans' incendiary and candid memoir, the ...

Variety's Weekly Magazine To Shift Focus

Reuters | Posted 05.26.2013 | Media

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES, March 26 (Reuters) - Hollywood trade magazine Variety launches a new era on Tuesday with the publication...

Daily Variety Goes Out Of Print

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2013 | Media

By Steve Gorman and Brandon Lowrey LOS ANGELES, March 19 (Reuters) - The venerable Hollywood trade magazine Daily Variety published it...

Anna Almendrala

Famed Hollywood Trade Journal Changes Hands

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.09.2012 | Los Angeles

It's the end of an era for Variety, a daily and weekly print publication that has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1905. Penske Medi...

END OF AN ERA

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.09.2012 | Media

LOS ANGELES — Penske Media Corp., the owner of the snarky entertainment website Deadline, has purchased venerable show business publication Vari...

Variety's '10 Comics To Watch' List Leaked

Posted 07.10.2012 | Comedy

Well, the cat's out of the bag. Comedian Sarah Colonna tweeted a photo of the cover of Variety's 2012's "10 Comics To Watch" ahead of its publication ...

Ron Burkle In Bidding War To Buy Variety

nypost.com | Posted 09.05.2012 | Media

Billionaire Ron Burkle is looking to further extend his influence in Hollywood by buying entertainment trade paper Variety, sources tell Page Six....

Lisa Gizara: The Woman Behind the Art Behind the Mad Men

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 07.22.2012 | TV
Lorraine Devon Wilke

When Mad Men's set decorator needed paintings with the specific panache to match Roger's sly and savvy personality, she turned to the collection of photographer and painter Lisa Gizara.

Who Will Buy Variety Magazine?

The Wrap | Posted 03.28.2012 | Entertainment

The last issue of Variety magazine hit stands on Friday, and this week speculations are swirling about who will buy the iconic entertainment industry ...

Iconic Entertainment News Magazine Goes Up For Sale

Posted 03.23.2012 | Media

Variety magazine's parent company Reed Business Information (RBI) announced on Friday that it has started the process of selling the iconic entertainm...

Miami: Epicenter Of Ridiculous Plots, Gratuitous Slapping, And Heaving Bosoms

www.variety.com | Posted 02.19.2012 | Miami

Miami has long been the unofficial showbiz capital of Latin America. Since 1986, it's been home to the world's longest-running TV variety show, "Sabad...

Michael Calderone

Following Departures, Murdoch's iPad Paper Makes A Big Hire

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.17.2011 | Media

The Daily made a big hire Friday, scooping up Variety’s Tom Lowry as the tablet publication’s new business editor. Daily editor-in-chief Jesse...

'Deadline' Owner Considers Buying Variety

WWW.THEDAILY.COM | Thursday, April 28, 2011 | Posted 06.28.2011 | Los Angeles

Jay Penske, the heir to the Detroit car-racing clan, is mulling a bid to buy Variety from the Amsterdam-based Reed Elsevier company, sources say....

PHOTOS: Amazing Vintage Elizabeth Taylor Ads And News Pages

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Elizabeth Taylor's death has prompted the world to look back at her historic life. Below, see just a few amazing vintage ads and news pages featuring ...

'Like, What's The Difference?': Users Weigh In On AT&T and T-Mobile

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo and Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK –- Cell phone users are skeptical of AT&T's claims that their planned$39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile will result in faster service and...

Getting Social at Digital Hollywood

Julie Spira | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Julie Spira

Digital Hollywood's annual fall conference is taking place this week at Loews Hotel in Santa Monica, CA. On day one, the event coincided with the Var...

CNN: The Axe Has Dropped, But Will the Ratings Rise?

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

CNN has been rotting for the past twenty years, and it's not going to be fixed in a matter of months. But maybe with a new president in the driver's seat, the station will at least have a chance to take off in a new direction.

What Works in Hollywood? Even the Trades Can't Decide

Candy Spelling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Candy Spelling

It is said there are no coincidences or irony in Hollywood, so I'll just say it's interesting that today's Hollywood trades are making news themselves, rather than reporting other show business news.

THEATER: The Inexorable Rise of Variety and Cabaret At Edinburgh Festival

guardian.co.uk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Everywhere you look this year in Edinburgh there's cabaret and variety: the genres have been becoming more popular over the years, notably with the hu...

Hollywood and Mass Transit: Buddy, Can You Spare a Dime?

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

It's time to celebrate the pro-environment, pro-community, good-for-the-economy and anti-gridlock reality that a positive portrayal of urban mass transit can help create.