We’re not sure if you realize this, but the Oscars are this Sunday! We’d say they snuck up on us, but since the awards season is now longer than a pregnancy, we’d be lying to you if we did. The Hugh Jackman-hosted 81st annual Academy Awards were supposed to be cloaked in secrecy, Read More
Last week, members of President-elect Barack Obama’s Inaugural Committee announced that they had chosen HBO to televise the opening ceremony of the inauguration, which will take place at the Lincoln Memorial on Sunday, Jan. 18, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Today, HBO announced its lineup for the ceremony—dubbed "We Are One: Read More
We’ve had something on our minds since sitting through box-office smash Four Christmases last weekend. How young is too young to see a PG-13? We realize that with its slapstick humor, baby vomit and distinctive lack of swear words, Four Christmases could be considered a "family film". But mixed in with all the holiday cheer are jokes Read More
Rumors of a Mary-Kate Olsen pregnancy, which started when her weight "shot up to 102 pounds" (!), are not true, according to the actress’s rep. [Us Weekly]
According to a bunch of well-dressed people, the Lower East Side’s Chloe 81 is becoming the "Biggie to [the] Beatrice’s Tupac." [Read More
“Beyonce has the voice and she’s got the attitude,” declared the rap artist Akon at the Monday night premiere of Cadillac Records, a film about the rise of Chess Records and its recording artists in which Beyonce Knowles plays the blues singer Etta James.
Curiously, the venue selected for the premiere was the AMC Read More
A lifelong Manhattanite, Janis Savitt remembers being in Bloomingdale’s as a child with her mother and seeing a showcase with a little saw in it—one of the jeweler’s key tools. “Mom, find me a jewelry lesson place in New York!” little Janis implored.
Today fans of Ms. Savit’s designs include Beyoncé, Elton John and the Read More
On a recent sunny autumn afternoon, Beyoncé Knowles—singer, actress, full-time superstar—was sitting coiled on a sofa in the penthouse suite of the Soho Grand hotel. The “hottest chick in the game” (as she is referred to in verse by her longtime paramour, Jay-Z) looked young, fresh-faced and wholly honey-hued, with minimal makeup and her dark Read More
Sarah Jessica Parker lent her voice to the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the audio guide to Costume: The Art of Dress, which will be available to visitors starting November 25. “Walking through the galleries listening to Sarah Jessica Parker’s narration will bring a sense of discovery and delight to the experience," said museum curator-in-charge Read More
Last week we wondered whether or not healthy CD sales of AC/DC’s Black Ice might harbor some good news for the lowly compact disc. Well, the Aussies’ platinum record—and a slew of other successful releases by Bruce Springsteen, T.I., and Metallica—still weren’t enough to stop a dramatic slide in CD sales last Read More
Solange Knowles, like so many young people today, is an avid blogger! Recently, to accompany her posting of a song titled "F#@k The Industry" (scandalous!), Ms. Knowles wrote the following:
"Unfortunately I’m in an industry where diversity is not celebrated the way it should be. When some people see and hear something different it feels Read More