Tonight is the Emmys hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, which ironically means having to TiVo one of the last episodes of “Blue Meth, Walter White.” (We can’t believe it’s taken five seasons for Vince Gilligan to christen Breaking Bad with our write-in title.)
Will Game of Thrones and Homeland rule over the Netflix challengers? Will Neil Patrick Harris destroy Don Draper in a dance montage? Tune in to find out!
Last night at the Ace Hotel’s Liberty Hall, Alan Cumming and perfumier Christopher Brosius celebrated the launch of 2nd (Alan) Cumming, a fragrance not substantially different from Cumming, Mr. Cumming’s pre-existing perfume, but one whose proceeds go to charity.
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When I interviewed novelist and SNL writer for each of them, and Mr. Rich attributes the success of the episode to the 88-year-old’s surprising liveliness.
“We were nervous on Monday because the show is exhausting for anybody,” Mr. Rich said of his first day working with Ms. White. “We Read More
It’s been months since we’ve had a glitzy Hollywood-loves-itself-so-much awards show, and yet…it’s sort of hard to get worked up about the Emmys, isn’t it? We appreciated the hard work host Neil Patrick Harris was putting in up there – apparently it’s a law now that every awards show must start with a Read More
It seems fitting that on Emmy night—a night that ostensibly is supposed to celebrate the greatness of television—there is plenty of great television available to divert your attention away from the glitz and glam of the award ceremony itself. Despite the presence of host Neil Patrick Harris—and who doesn’t love themselves some NPH!—the Read More
In 1969, when he was 14 years old, Jerry Levitan sauntered past a row of reporters lined outside John Lennon’s Toronto hotel room, knocked on the door, and convinced his favorite Beatle to give him a short interview. Mr. Lennon was about to swaddle himself in bedsheets and conduct his Montreal Bed-In for Peace with Read More
The Emmy nominations: Same as they ever were. Despite rule changes that, in theory, allowed for the more “popular” series’ to hopefully gain nominations, it was once again the underdogs and cable that ruled the roost. Tina Fey’s 30 Rock led the field with 22 nominations, including the Comedy Trifecta of Read More
It wouldn’t be Grey’s Anatomy without a little Emmy controversy. So when it was announced this week that McDreamy—err, Patrick Dempsey—ostensibly the lead actor on the show, would be entering the less crowded supporting actor category, where he’d battle for a nomination against the likes of Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser and Read More
Like everyone else who actually watched the Emmy Awards on Sunday (and based on the ratings, there weren’t many of you), we were floored at how awesome Ricky Gervais was.
Perhaps it was a case of perfect timing. Mr. Gervais was certainly funny; his line reading of "look at his stupid face," directed Read More