How did food television become so boring and predictable? Umpteenth season of Top Chef? Yawn. Endless cupcake wars? Yawn. Paula Deen pouring more butter into the cake? Yawn. Guy Fieri tucking into another giant hamburger? Zzzzzzzzz. Well, the time has come to invent new types of food-themed s ... More >>
Remember when Marisa Tomei became a worldwide punchline because she upset the pundits by copping the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for 1992's My Cousin Vinny, thereby beating a whole bunch of hoity toity types with accents not from da Bronx?
Well, despite all the conspiracy theories that flo ... More >>
socialitelife.comNot only does Ryan Gosling have a fine body of work, but he has a really good body of flesh too--and he shows it off like mad in the new comedy Crazy Stupid Love.
At one point, Emma Stone's character remarks that even in person, it looks completely photoshopped.
In another ... More >>
Sam Zide Dan Weiss is the author of the blog Ask a Guy Who Likes Fat Chicks and he's profiled in our recent feature, "Guys Who Like Fat Chicks." He put together a list of ten hot famous bigger women with the disclaimer that he "tried to mix girls I personally think are pretty with girls you don't ha ... More >>
All the way out on the south shore of Staten Island lies a quiet, tucked-away community called the Cedar Grove Beach Club, a "poor man's Bermuda" for the few Staten Islanders who knew about it and summered there. That's all over now, as the city's Parks Department plans to turn the 200-acre p ... More >>
CLICK HERE for my new column in which I interview Oscar nominated Amy Ryan, who's in the new Philip Seymour Hoffman-directed movie in which she's a funeral home worker who romances a limo driver played by Hoffman himself.
Ryan tells me about that film, her Oscar night for Gone Baby Gone, and ... More >>
The typical college student's time abroad is used primarily for escaping into lands of legal-age drinking and assorted other debauchery. Cooper Union student Emily Henochowicz ended up doing something slightly different with her time: protesting in the West Bank this past May. That was when s ... More >>
There certainly isn't a shortage of corporate gimmicks these days. Less than a week after the ESPY Awards aired, including a parody of the LeBron James special, The Decision, featuring Steve Carell telling Paul Rudd his decision that he would no longer eat at Chili's, the chain has launched a full ... More >>
We will never own one of these. Whee, the 62nd Annual (Primetime!) Emmys have been announced. There aren't that many surprises: As usual, HBO rocks, as does Mad Men, True Blood, 30 Rock, Glee, Neil Patrick Harris, and Tina Fey. Losties may get another chance to see the objects of their affect ... More >>
Oscar winning goodie-good Julie Andrews didn't want to play Steve Carrell's mother in the animated film Despicable Me.
Not at first, anyway.
See, Carrell voices the villainous Gru, and Jules was offered the vocal role of his overpowering shrew of a horrible mother. It's as far from Mary Pop ... More >>
NBCI'll get to the ladies later.
But which goofy male refugee from TV does the suckerfish faces and pants-dropping tricks that make you smile the hardest?
*Steve Carell. He does a mean deadpan and is refreshingly willing to play douches.
*Ben Stiller. I'm guessing his recent venture into r ... More >>
There seems to be a jumping epidemic in the city. Just days after that NYU student fell to his presumably self-willed death at the ill-starred Bobst Library, a newlywed has gone out the window of the Avenue Plaza Hotel in Borough Park. 24-year-old Mordechai (Motty) Borger fell seven stories a ... More >>
Emmy-nominated The Family Guy featuring Emmy-nominated Seth MacFarlane.
For us the joy of the Emmy Nominations, announced this morning, is in the less-well-known categories. We see that there are only two shows, for instance, up for Outstanding Children's Nonfiction Program: Grandpa, Do You Know ... More >>