| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Setting another round of anticipation and speculation into gear, auditions have begun to recast the role of Christian Grey in the adaptation of E.L. James' novel "Fifty Shades of Grey," the Hollywood Reporter says.
Following the high-profile departure...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Around the corner from the Fendi store and Mr. Chow in Beverly Hills, in two modest, sunlit rooms four floors above Brighton Way, Mario Gonzales spends his days quietly saving Hollywood butts — as well as waists, shoulders and bosoms.
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Full disclosure: We originally began this project back in mid-January. Normally, it's reasonably warm enough during Chicago winters to strut out every so often in a pair of tights.
Enter the winter of 2014.
Now that spring finally has semi-sprung --...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Comedian Jay Mohr has apologized for "fat-shaming" actress Alyssa Milano.
This after Milano showed him who's the boss on Christmas Day.
The comic, 43, took a swipe at the "Mistresses" actress soon after they both attended an awards ceremony for...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 5:10 PM
It looks as if the Jay Mohr-Alyssa Milano feud is really over, as the comedian on Friday apologized again for his "hurtful" comments about her weight and she graciously (and humorously) accepted.
In a segment that Mohr said he has since removed from the...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:31 PM
The annual Gallup poll of the most admired men and women in the U.S. has come out, and it contains two actors, a queen, a pope, a Pakistani, a talk-show host and a plethora of politicians.
Despite the healthcare drama, President Obama held on to the top...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
We've all seen it — guests on the holiday party circuit, stuffed into spangled frocks that won't stay in place, an undergirding of Spanx holding in the wobbly bits. Then a glamorous guest sweeps in, the epitome of stripped-down sophistication in her...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Television has a split image: one by day and another by night.
In the daytime, blacks and other people of color are a prominent presence, hosting popular talk shows and playing juicy roles in soap operas. But at night, minorities are largely sidelined,...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:37 AM
The morning show format doesn't lend itself to going in-depth on any one topic. It's a lot of happy chit-chat and local weather. That's what the late night talk show can do -- really drill down into the subjects that most affect our lives. "Today" host...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:47 PM
A girl can never own too many pairs of shoes, lipsticks or dresses. But out of the three, dresses rate as more of an investment, particularly when it comes to special occasions.
There's the little black dress (amped up with the right accessories, of...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 5:22 PM
You promised that if I liked my candy, I could keep it. I couldn't take that chance. -- Shelly Oster, Orem, Utah
On a positive note, Mom, your Spanx are very comfortable. -- Bill Hook, Plainville
Sometimes I feel like I am my own...