| 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...
| 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 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...
| Aug 23, 2013
Aug. 28 will be the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, the Aug. 28, 1963, gathering for human rights that saw Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his famous “I Have a Dream” speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial, an event...
| Jul 5, 2013
The trailer of the highly anticipated film "Lovelace" starring Allentown's Amanda Seyfried as the titular character has been released. The film which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival and is scheduled for limited release Aug. 9 stars the 2003 Allen......
| Jun 11, 2011
My comic book tastes ran to Classics Illustrated. Seriously, what's scarier than the graphic images of "Crime and Punishment" and Raskolnikov -- the existential "superman," not the caped one -- whacking the pawnbroker with an ax? Can I, then, hold my...
| Sep 22, 2011
Perhaps it's been brought to your attention that this is a big week for retrograde representations of women on television. Monday marked the premiere of NBC's "The Playboy Club," a noir-ish look at Hugh Hefner's flagship Chicago club in 1963, and Sunday...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 6:27 PM
If retired Army Gen. David H. Petraeus had gotten an occasional dose of supplemental oxytocin, a brain chemical known to promote trust and bonding, he might still be director of the Central Intelligence Agency, new research suggests.
A study published...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:00 PM
Were you paying attention to the pop culture in 2011? It was certainly an eventful year, with pop stars and talk show hosts grabbing headlines and a colorful cast of Republican presidential hopefuls jockeying for position. Here's a little test to make...