Last Tuesday's episode of "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" made this gay-straight alliance cry --twice. The first time came minutes into Jersey City urban cowboy John B.'s makeover (mission: help him propose to his girlfriend) when the Fab Five's clothing expert, Carson Kressley, rifled through his closet and pulled out a particularly gruesome button-down shirt. "Where did you buy this?" Kressley asked.
Three years ago, for the first time in his career, Ang Lee directed a film that included the use of visual effects. It wasn't groundbreaking stuff. "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," as everyone knows by now, was a kung-fu fantasy in which actors sailed through the air with the aid of wires--a familiar technique in Asian cinema known as "wire fu."Lee's execution of wire fu was solid but not remarkable.
For ten years, the late-night TV battle has raged between Jay Leno and David Letterman, but at the moment, both of them are getting whipped by a toy-factory worker from Rhode Island named Peter Griffin. (You didn't think we meant Jimmy Kimmel, did you?) Griffin is the star of "The Family Guy," an animated series that lasted just 49 episodes on Fox but has been reborn as a cult hit on Cartoon Network.
Mark Burnett has fallen in love, and the object of his affection is an enormous Italian man in a velour sweat suit. It's opening night at Rocco's, the new Manhattan eatery where the "Survivor" creator is staging his latest reality-TV venture, "The Restaurant," and 12 people, including Burnett, are mashed into a tiny control room just off the main floor.
What on earth is Ang Lee so worried about? The Oscar-winning director of the martial-arts fantasy "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" is leaning against a wall outside his office at the Marin County, Calif., visual-effects factory Industrial Light & Magic, his right hand pressed flat against his cheek, as if he has a toothache.
With music, environment matters. Just like most of us sound better in the shower, some great albums must be heard on a highway for peak effect. Don't ever hit the road without these 10 CDs:The Rolling Stones, 'Exile on Main Street' The best road-trip CD of all time, period.
The first time that Brant Colamarino, a 23-year-old first baseman from the University of Pittsburgh, took off his shirt in an Oakland Athletics minor- league clubhouse, he flashed something that would've made the other 29 franchises in major-league baseball happy that they'd never even considered drafting him.
You know you're working on a seriously big movie when filming goes on long enough for one of the crew members to give birth twice.Between the start of preliminary work on the "Matrix" sequels in early 2000 and the completion of principle photography in August 2002, costume designer Kym Barrett delivered two children--as well as several hundred outfits for use in "Reloaded" and "Revolutions." Her chosen style for the films--sleek, elegant, timeless--has become one of fans' most cherished aspects...
Frances Conroy's house in Los Angeles has become known throughout the local cat community as the place to go when you're down on your luck. Tom, a striking black tomcat, wandered over eight months ago, starving. "He was just this bony little thing running through the yard," says the 49-year-old star of HBO's hit drama series "Six Feet Under." "It was so depressing.