Jem Aswad, provided by Published 2:28 pm PDT, Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Photo: Variety Photo: Variety Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Variety Who Is Deborah Dugan, the New Boss of the Recording Academy? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery When news leaked late Friday that outgoing Recording Academy president/CEO Neil Portnow will be replaced by (RED) CEO Deborah Dugan, the reaction for many may have been, “Who?” — largely because her name was not among the couple dozen more-predictable potential candidates speculated by insiders. But the veteran executive, who was voted upon by the Academy’s Board of Trustees via secret ballot late last month, brings a … [Read more...] about Who Is Deborah Dugan, the New Boss of the Recording Academy?
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Piers Morgan and Ariana Grande may have cleared up their feud, but not everyone is having it.Fans were shocked when Morgan took to Twitter thanking Grande "for a great night."thank u for some laughs and some v productive conversation ! it was nice bumping into u ! #FutureFeministPiers#FingersCrossed— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) February 20, 2019"Thank u for some laughs and some v productive conversation," Grande replied. "It was nice bumping into u! #FutureFeministPiers #FingersCrossed"When a Grande fan asked the singer for explanation, she explained that she bumped into the controversial TV personality in a restaurant, where they had a productive conversation with one another following their explosive Twitter spat last year."Well," she said. "We bumped into each other. as a restaurant. and i decided to sit with him and we spoke for a while. i think some progress was made! turns out face to face discussions are a bit kinder and gentler, even if you do indeed disagree. … [Read more...] about Piers Morgan slammed for surprise Ariana Grande selfie: ‘This is the worst thing I’ve seen all year’
TV & FILM 01/18/2019 11:28 am ET With a reboot on the horizon, dozens of LGBTQ community members dissect the Showtime series' herstory. By Melissa Radzimski It always feels compulsory: I’m hungover or sad, eating takeout with friends. Then it’s like I’ve been hexed, the spirit of a queer ancestor overtaking my body as I grab the remote. The next thing I know, my battle cry bellows. TALKINGLAUGHINGLOVINGBREATHINGFIGHTINGF*CKINGCRYINGDRINKING I’m watching “The L Word” and it’s a day that ends in -y. The Showtime behemoth premiered on Jan. 18, 2004 to immense buzz. Created by Ilene Chaiken, Michele Abbot and Kathy Greenberg, the drama about a group of queer women living, loving and lusting in Los Angeles muscled through six seasons (the last of which we shall, uh, forget; I dub Season 6 the Godfather III of the show). If you’re under the LGBTQ umbrella, it’s impossible to view this show without some personal … [Read more...] about ‘The L-Word’ Remembered: The Lesbian Drama That Changed It All Turns 15
Time magazine’s new ownership entity has interesting history By Owen Thomas Updated 4:00 am PST, Wednesday, December 26, 2018 Photo: Brian Ach / Getty Images For Time Marc and Lynne Benioff, the owners of Time magazine, attend the Time Person of the Year celebration with Japanese musician Yoshiki. The Benioffs chose an unusual name for the company through which they own Time. Marc and Lynne Benioff, the owners of Time magazine, attend the... Welcome back to Tech Chronicle. If you subscribe, I’ll be part of your domain every Wednesday. Marc Benioff’s domain As I was leafing through the latest issue of Time, my eyes wandered to the circulation statement, where magazines must disclose their owners. Time changed hands this year, with magazine giant Meredith selling the former Time Inc. flagship to Marc and Lynne Benioff. The owner, however, wasn’t “Benioff Enterprises” or … [Read more...] about For Marc Benioff, it’s all about You.com
Why it was not a wonderful life for Macaulay Culkin after he found fame in the hit Christmas film Home Alone BelfastTelegraph.co.uk How did we not know, you wonder. When Home Alone first appeared on screens, 27 years ago next week, and instantly became as much a part of Christmas as It's A Wonderful Life and Fairytale of New York, we ought really to have suspected there would be some casualties. Even the poster for the film - a small boy, his mouth open and his face in his hands - evoked The Scream by Edvard Munch. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/weekend/why-it-was-not-a-wonderful-life-for-macaulay-culkin-after-he-found-fame-in-the-hit-christmas-film-home-alone-37620091.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/weekend/article37620089.ece/7d9f0/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-12-15_lif_46459937_I2.JPG Email How did we not know, you wonder. When Home Alone first appeared on screens, 27 years ago next week, and instantly became as much a part of Christmas as It's A Wonderful Life … [Read more...] about Why it was not a wonderful life for Macaulay Culkin after he found fame in the hit Christmas film Home Alone