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  • Madonna, she's not like other girls

    "I LIVE my life like a masochist. Hearing my father say/'I told you so; I told you so. Why can't you be like other girls? I said: 'Oh, no, that's not me/And I don't think it ever will be'." Those are some of Madonna's lyrics from the title track of her...
  • It's all 'Cake' --if not the Oscar frosting --for Jennifer Aniston

    "MOST OF our assumptions have outlived their uselessness," said philosopher Marshall McLuhan. NOW we are reaching a saturation point in stories about Jennifer Aniston and how she failed to get a nomination for her movie "Cake," and that there's no...
  • The gloves of Amal Clooney

    "LOTS has been said about Amal Clooney's decision to wear white arm's length gloves to the Golden Globes this year. Maybe it wasn't the best choice, but she still looked great. The human rights lawyer also added a 'Je Suis Charlie' pin on her purse,"...
  • Chita Rivera takes a 'Visit' to Broadway

    "PERSEVERANCE is the foundation of all actions," wrote the Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu. CHITA RIVERA will give it the old razzle-dazzle when she returns to Broadway in March. The tireless Tony winner will be showcased in a "streamlined" version of Kander...
  • 'Birdman': Critics flock to praise Michael Keaton black comedy

    "Birdman," Alejandro G. Inarritu's black comedy starring Michael Keaton as a washed-up superhero actor trying to get his mojo back with a Broadway play, has been in fine feather since debuting to rave reviews at the Venice Film Festival in August. Now...
  • N.Y. Film Critics Circle Stakes Out Early Awards Date

    The New York Film Critics Circle will again kick off awards announcements by unveiling their choices Dec 1. The org's awards dinner will be Monday, Jan. 5, at the Tao Downtown. In making the announcement Tuesday, the org also pointed out the addition...
  • Manhattan fetes photographer Harry Benson and his most famous subjects, The Beatles!

    "NOW A BUNCH of teenage microcelebrities are dominating major-brand marketing budgets!" -- Audience's Taffy Brodesser-Akner I don't know who Taffy is, nor do I know what Audience is. I do know that The New York Times magazine printed this truth last week...
  • David Bowie and Loretta Young? Old-style gossip rears its nonsensical head

    "INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed barrister Amal Alamuddin marries an actor." THIS headline about the marriage of George Clooney appeared somewhere and was sent to me and made me laugh. It also reminded me of the day when Gloria Vanderbilt was the hottest name...
  • A 2013 Courant Interview With Polly Bergen

    A 2013 Courant Interview With Polly Bergen
    In June 2013, the Courant's Susan Dunne interviewed actress Polly Bergen ahead of a screening and Q&A of "Cape Fear" at the Wadsworth Atheneum. The actress died Saturday at her Southbury home. She was 84. Polly Bergen grew up in Ohio and Indiana...
  • Barbara Walters shines at Maria Droste event

    "The most important thing is generosity. That is the decision to use your mind and reason as well as you can in each situation," said Descartes. If you read my friend David Patrick Columbia in his New York Social Diary yesterday when he covered the Maria...
  • James Franco gets bad reviews for theater directing debut

    James Franco gets bad reviews for theater directing debut
    If you thought Rex Reed's reviews of Melissa McCarthy were harsh, his recent assessment of James Franco's debut as a theater director is even more withering.  The cranky New York Observer critic was one of several reviewers who panned Franco's staging...