Listen: Jim Parsons on Dancing in ‘Hollywood’ and Why Playing a Woman in College...

Jim Parsons really knows how to play lecherous and repugnant.Just take a look at his work as Henry Willson in “Hollywood,” a new Netflix drama from Ryan Murphy. Wilson, a ruthless powerbroker whose clients included Rock Hudson, Lana Turner, Robert Wagner and Tab Hunter, was a sexual predator who preyed on young men trying to…

Craving a Starbucks-Level Latte? Here’s How to Make One at Home in 3 Easy...

When you're craving your usual pick-me-up from Starbucks but can't have it, the start of your day is just a little off. Thankfully, making a latte can be broken down into three steps that can easily be done from the comfort of your kitchen — and with this method, the only equipment you'll need is…

L.A. Beach Bike Paths Reopen for Memorial Day Weekend; Gatherings Not Permitted

L.A. County officials announced Friday that although Safer at Home restrictions remain in place, beach bike paths will reopen just in time for the holiday weekend. Indoor mall curbside pick-ups and car parades are also now allowed.L.A. County reiterated that beaches are open for active recreation only, including swimming, surfing, running, walking and biking. Sedentary…

Charlie Daniels RIP: Country Radio’s Storme Warren Remembers His Friend (Guest Column)

On July 6, 2020, we lost a Country Music Hall of Famer, Grand Ole Opry star, guitar virtuoso, fiddle playing icon, proud American and my friend.This year marks my 37th year in broadcasting. Thirty of those years I’ve been solely focused on the world of country music. Currently, I host the Storme Warren Morning Show…

To Help Keep New Orleans Safe, Musician Trades Kids Trumpets For Guns

July 24, 20202:20 PM ETShamarr Allen performs during the 2019 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 50th Anniversary at Fair Grounds Race Course on May 04, 2019 in New Orleans. Tim Mosenfelder/WireImage toggle captionTim Mosenfelder/WireImageShamarr Allen performs during the 2019 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 50th Anniversary at Fair Grounds Race Course on May…

Ronald Schwary, Oscar Winner for Producing ‘Ordinary People,’ Dies at 76

Ronald L. Schwary, who won the Academy Award for Best Picture for producing Robert Redford’s “Ordinary People,” died on July 2 in West Hollywood, Calif. He was 76.Schwary, an Oregon native, broke into the entertainment business through his friendship with John Wayne while working as a manager of the USC football team. Wayne paid $218…

We’re Not Ready to Get Too Close to Friends and Family Yet, and It’s...

Two years ago (pre-COVID-19, pre-social distancing, and pre-quarantine), my husband and I made the monumental, life-changing decision to uproot our lives and move our growing family across the country. I had lived thousands of miles away from my family in a fairly liberal community with a strong sense of social responsibility for a decade, only…

Australia Offers $280 Million to Hollywood’s Productions

The Australian federal government will offer some $280 million ($400 million AUD) to attract large inbound foreign film productions. The measure was announced Friday local time by Prime Minister Scott Morrison.The new Location Incentive plan will provide cash grants over the next seven years. It is in addition to Australia’s Location Offset system, under which…

An Evening with STYX

UTICA, N.Y. (Oct. 9, 2019) - Everyone is invited to enjoy An Evening with STYX on Sunday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m. Proceeds from the event will be used to benefit both Stanley Theatre and...

‘Little America’ Producers Talk Casting and Curating the Immigrant-Focused Apple TV Plus Series

When it premiered on Apple TV Plus in January, “Little America” brought a variety of stories to the streamer, with each episode dramatizing a different experience of immigrants in the United States.In a conversation moderated by Variety senior TV reporter Elaine Low at Variety’s virtual TV summit, executive producers Kumail Nanjiani, Alan Yang, Lee Eisenberg, Emily V. Gordon,…
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