| Nov 30, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Covering the auto industry allows you to be refreshingly celebrity free, unless you could consider people like Lee Iacocca and Bob Lutz (whose Car Guys vs. Bean Counters I'm reading) as celebrities. But I had an unusual encounter last week, when I...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Say goodbye to Hollywood.
Well, almost. The whip-smart and Emmy-winning HBO showbiz-insider comedy series "Entourage" starts its eighth and final season Sunday, July 24, while rumors abound about a possible feature-film spinoff a la HBO's "Sex and the...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 5:53 AM
There was a time when the juvenile antics of star Vincent Chase (Adrian Grenier) and his three pals from Queens, N.Y., satisfied as a fun, behind-the-scenes peek into Hollywood.
That ended about six seasons ago. As HBO's "Entourage" (9:30 p.m. July 24,...
| Mar 18, 2007
"LOOK at this suit!" said stylist Jessica Paster, holding up a double-breasted, summer-weight wool cream blazer and straight-legged trousers, a sample from the forthcoming M by Madonna collection for H&M. "Put it with a pair of Louboutins and a pair of...
| Mar 18, 2007
One of the opening salvos of L.A. Fashion Week was a bash hosted by GQ magazine at the AG Adriano Goldschmied boutique in Beverly Hills. The purpose: to launch the AG for Entourage line of premium denim and T-shirts. The actual reason anyone went: the...
| Apr 17, 2007
It's no secret that Milla Jovovich and Carmen Hawk, the ladies behind the Jovovich-Hawk label, look to decades past for design ideas. So naturally, Jovovich was bouncing around, posing for the flashbulbs in a '60s-inspired black and white Mod dress at...
| Jun 24, 2009
| 12:36 PM
As usual, just before the next round of the inside-Hollywood HBO comedy series begins, the previous one makes its DVD debut. Young actor Vince Chase (Adrian Grenier) tries to get his career back on track after the fallout from his pet project, "Medellin,"...
| Oct 6, 2008
Vinny Chase and his boys will continue living the Hollywood dream for at least one more season.
HBO has picked up "Entourage" for a sixth season, meaning Vince (Adrian Grenier) will have that much more time to rebuild his fallen star image. Production on...
| Oct 16, 2008
YOUTH MAY be wasted on the young, as the Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw George Bernard Shaw put it. But Hollywood is not wasting an opportunity to encourage America's youth to play a pivotal role in the upcoming presidential election.
| Jun 14, 2008
In a battle near the end of box-office smash "Iron Man," the villain is stomping on the hero when an Audi R8 smashes into the bad guy, knocking him off balance and allowing Iron Man to escape.
For Audi, the scene was a dream, a chance for its new...