L.A. Philharmonic’s Opening Night Salutes Gershwin, Raises Education Funds

In keeping with the playful George Gershwin tunes performed at the LA Philharmonic’s opening night gala on Tuesday, Broadway star Brian Stokes Mitchell sang, danced, and got the audience to join in as he belted out “It Ain’t Necessarily So.” As Megan Hilty came out to join the baritone for “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off,”… Read more »

‘American Horror Story’ Recap: The Search for Flora Turns Gruesome in ‘Chapter 3’

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read on unless you’ve seen Season 6, episode 3 of “American Horror Story,” which aired on Wednesday, Sept. 28. On the latest episode of “American Horror Story”: An ex-husband was burned to a crisp, there were “Coven” references abound, and Matt was caught having sex with a demonic Lady Gaga. And… Read more »

Watch Skrillex, Alice Glass, & Kylie Jenner Party In An Alexander Wang Ad

Watch Skrillex, Alice Glass, & Kylie Jenner Party In An Alexander Wang AdIf music videos are anything to go by, famous people are really good at partying. And that’s exactly what they’re doing in a new Alexander Wang ad from music video director Director X. “I wanted to create this hybrid idea of a music video with my favorite movies growing up, referencing Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, … More »

Bruce Springsteen Talks Kanye, Kendrick, And His Other Favorite Current Artists At Apple Soho

Bruce SpringsteenBruce Sprinsgteen is really promoting his new memoir Born To Run and its companion album Chapter And Verse. This morning, he did a meet-and-greet with fans at the Barnes & Noble in Freehold Township, New Jersey, and tonight, he held a Q&A session at Apple’s Soho store in NYC. More »

‘You’re the Worst’ Recap: Edgar’s Terrible Day Anchors a Great Episode

Do not read on unless you’ve seen “Twenty-Two,” Wednesday’s episode of FXX’s “You’re the Worst.” And if you haven’t the episode (or the show), rectify that situation as soon as you can. I laughed out loud several times during “Twenty-Two,” which is one of many compliments this spectacular episode deserves. “You’re the Worst,” which was… Read more »

Watch A Short Film About Ben Gibbard’s Love Of Trail Running

Ben GibbardBen Gibbard loves trail running! In fact, he loves it so much that he’s appearing in a short film for sports equipment manufacturer Salomon that’s all about how much he loves trail running. He also loves it so much that he recently hired runner Nick Triolo as a “Trail Coordinator” to find places for him … More »

‘Empire’ Tackles Black Lives Matter, Police Brutality

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read ahead if you have not watched “Empire” Season 3, episode two, which aired Wednesday, Sept. 28 on Fox. “Empire” has been credited as the new “Dynasty” — an over-the-top primetime soap opera that packs in juicy storylines, glitzy clothes, expensive taste, and loud characters. But tonight, the top-rated Fox hit used its… Read more »

Off Broadway Review: Neil LaBute’s ‘All The Ways To Say I Love You’

Splat! That’s playwright Neil LaBute with egg all over his face for penning “All the Ways to Say I Love You,” an embarrassingly clumsy one-act  about an older woman musing on her affair with a teenage lover. Splat! Splat! That’s for director Leigh Silverman and actress Judith Light, the Tony winner nominated for an Emmy in “Transparent,” caught in the gooey crossfire in this… Read more »