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  • Pals rally for Quentin

     
    As the Oscar derby enters its home stretch, pals of Quentin Tarantino are toasting his success. William Morris Endeavor agent Ari Emanuel threw a glam dinner party at Mr. Chow in Beverly Hills on Friday night. Attendees included Charlize Theron, Tim...
  • 'Family Guy': Valentine's Day

     
    Ah, St. Valentine’s Day. That special time of year that we celebrate a composite of three different Roman martyrs with signs of love, a tradition based off a poem written by Geoffrey Chaucer to celebrate the first anniversary of the......
  • BRAND X Files: Carly Simon reveals the subject of 'You're So Vain.' NOT who you might think.

     
    Carly Simon reveals the subject of 'You're So Vain': David Geffen. Subjects of the song's stinging lyrics were rumored to be James Taylor, Cat Stevens, Mick Jagger or Warren Beatty. Nope, says Simon, it's about openly gay media mogul David Geffen....
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'Avatar' DVD in 2-D | Rock and Roll Hall of Famers | 'Boardwalk Empire' bows promo

     
    • A 2-D DVD and Blu-ray release of "Avatar" has been announced for April 22 by Fox. That just happens to be the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, which coincides nicely with the eco-friendly message of the film. Buzz is that the studio will re-release...
  • SoCal billionaires plentiful, but most are not known for giving big sums to the arts*

     
    What do the arts need to thrive? Well, apart from talented, creative and inspired artists, impresarios to give them a forum and arts-appreciators to enjoy the results, the arts mainly need rich people. Which brings us to Forbes magazine's annual......
  • The life and death of DreamWorks

     
    In 1994, three of the biggest names in Hollywood -- Steven Spielberg, David Geffen and Jeffrey Katzenberg -- banded together to found their own movie studio. "The Men Who Would Be King: An Almost Epic Tale of Moguls, Movies, and......
  • New DreamWorks book on what went wrong: 'The whole company's mandate was: Give Steven what he wants'

     
    As I read Nicole LaPorte's lively new history of DreamWorks, "The Men Who Would Be King," I found myself transported to a time long, long ago, an era so far gone that when DreamWorks co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg once complained to......
  • Michael Ovitz on Michael Crichton, and the Jasper Johns flags of their dreams

     
    Michael Ovitz has one. David Geffen has another. Eli Broad has a couple. Just what is it about Jasper Johns's early "Flag" paintings that make some blue-chip collectors seem so, well, patriotic? You can hear Ovitz rhapsodizing about the painted......
  • Axl Rose countersues Front Line's Irving Azoff

     
    Guns N' Roses ringleader Axl Rose has countersued his former manager Irving Azoff, seeking $5 million in damages, according to reports. As Pop & Hiss previously noted, Azoff's Front Line Management sued Rose for about $1.8 million for management...
  • The hottest new showbiz blood feud: Axl Rose vs. Irving Azoff

     
    OK, I admit it. As much as I love show business, when it comes to guilty pleasures, there's really nothing so marvelous as a showbiz feud. (And by show business, I also mean the media biz, since after all, the......
  • Clippers for sale to David Geffen? Uh, not so fast

     
    The Clippers maintain that they are not for sale, despite news reports that billionaire David Geffen would like to buy a controlling interest in the team. Peter Vecsey of the New York Post reported that "an impeccable source reveals David......