| Feb 15, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To help transform Matthew McConaughey into a man dying of AIDS, Robin Mathews used grits to simulate a flaky rash in "Dallas Buyers Club."
For a pivotal comb-over scene in "American Hustle," Kathrine Gordon shaved and thinned part of Christian Bale's...
| Feb 16, 2014
Nat Lehrman was an influential editor at Playboy magazine from the 1960s through the 1980s, working closely with magazine founder Hugh Hefner and specializing in articles on human sexuality and social activism.
Mr. Lehrman, 84, died of complications...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:29 PM
If you stop and think about it too long, nothing about “My Life on a Diet,” through Feb. 9 at Manalapan’s Plaza Theatre, should work.
The one-woman show with Renee Taylor — who famously starred as Fran Drescher’s always-...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Alessandra Ambrosio is having a pretty great year.
Just after the broadcast of the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show last week, the supermodel has landed a feature interview in Net-a-Porter's The Edit. Yes, interview, with words. Not just photos...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:49 PM
LAS VEGAS — Advocates for so-called plural marriages are applauding a ruling by a U.S. District Court judge that struck down key segments of Utah's anti-polygamy law, saying they violated constitutional rights to privacy and religious freedom....
| Dec 18, 2013
| 4:30 PM
No stranger to putting on a big party, "Wedding Crashers" helmer David Dobkin looks ready to take aim at one of the great hosts of our time.
Dobkin is in talks to direct Warner Bros.' untitled biopic about Hugh Hefner, the bon vivant and mogul who...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Warner Bros. has released a teaser trailer for Johnny Depp sci-fier "Transcendence," four months before its April 18 opening.
Paul Bettany and Rebecca Hall also star, with Wally Pfister helming and Alcon financing and producing.
Depp portrays a...
| Jan 19, 2014
If you want to talk about mankind's greatest innovations, you have to include the list. It's not the wheel or saran wrap, but the list is ubiquitous and incredibly versatile.
Maybe you saw the list of the 20 greatest innovations Chicago gave the world...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:58 PM
If Hugh Hefner strove to put a suave, air-brushed image on sexual freedom in the 1960s, rival publisher Al Goldstein was the polar opposite. Unabashedly abrasive and foul-mouthed, the cigar-chomping, obese Goldstein called his explicit magazine Screw...
| Jan 5, 2014
In modern America, sex is increasingly where it should be: outside the reach of government. Anti-sodomy statutes have been tossed by the U.S. Supreme Court. Contraception is widely accessible. Anyone with a computer can gorge on pornography without fear...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Miley Cyrus seems to be the scariest monster out there this Halloween — at least if you're part of Hollywood. And you're not Miley Cyrus.
The overly unleashed former tween pop star made her own mark on the holiday Wednesday by dressing as Lil...