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A Handy Guide to Surviving a Celebrity Scandalnew

You were getting your typical Saturday night drink and dance on at the club when suddenly you were swept into the VIP section and into the toned, tanned arms of a celebrity. One thing led to another and pretty soon you were the booty call on his speed dial. What to do?
Las Vegas Weekly  |  Jack Colton and Xania Woodman  |  12-17-2009  |  Comedy

Think Blink: Paris Hilton and Rihanna's Eyelash Master, Ja'Maal Busternew

The eye spy can spot the good fakes from the bad in an instant.
L.A. Weekly  |  Gendy Alimurung  |  02-20-2009  |  Fashion

Celebrity Fragrances: Fumes of Greatnessnew

Miami might be ground zero for the celebrity fragrance industry. After all, nothing says image-conscious excess — our national specialty — like paying $49 for a sleek three-ounce bottle of star-blessed ferret piss.
Miami New Times  |  Gus Garcia-Roberts  |  02-17-2009  |  Culture

Applauding Christian Bale For Living Up to His Actorly Responsibilitiesnew

If you’ve listened to the audio clip of Christian Bale's eruption on the set of Terminator: Salvation, then you know that Bale understands that a movie star’s job isn’t just about acting, but also about living the life to which everyone else aspires.
Las Vegas Weekly  |  Greg Beato  |  02-12-2009  |  Culture

On Broadway, Understudying for a Celeb Can be a Nightmarenew

Understudying can be rewarding, but it can also be a slap-in-the-face kind of gig -- few if any rehearsals, the anxiety of being called to perform at very short notice and the lingering possibility of never performing -- but throw in the fame factor, and "tough" isn't quite the word for it anymore.
New York Press  |  Dana Rossi  |  12-18-2008  |  Theater

Miami Beach's New Fontainebleau Set to Debutnew

Sparks are flying. Jackhammers are blasting. Snakepits of wire cover the floors of the Fontainebleau Hotel. Will it be ready to open November 16, after a three-year, $1 billion makeover?
Miami New Times  |  Lee Klein  |  11-10-2008  |  Travel

Damon Feldman Pits C-listers Against Each Othernew

Celebrity Boxing Federation, the company Feldman started in January 2008, held one of its biggest matches last month, with former child star and current radio and television host Danny Bonaduce fighting local comedian the Rev. Bob Levy.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  A.D. Amorosi  |  10-06-2008  |  Sports

Baby is the Most Famous Three-Legged, Barkless Dog in the Worldnew

She's also the only one to tour the country in a bus with her likeness emblazoned on the side, and have her picture taken with, among others, Barack Obama, Bill Maher, Amy Sedaris, Steven Tyler, Jane Fonda, and Eric Idle.
Boston Phoenix  |  Jim Sullivan  |  10-02-2008  |  Animal Issues

Moodswing: Acclimation Processnew

Is there a way to prepare for making out with movie stars?
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Hollis Gillespie  |  10-01-2008  |  Comedy

Hogan Doesn't Know Bestnew

Hulk Hogan and his family are the celebrities who think they're better than us, who think they are above the law and consequences facing normal people. We fans saw your true arrogance through conversations that you knew would be taped. You're only now getting what you deserve.
Jackson Free Press  |  Kamikaze  |  07-03-2008  |  Commentary

Cobbler to the Stars: Pasquale Fabrizionew

Bozo the Clown's shoes, big as canoe paddles, sit on a shelf in Fabrizio's shop on San Vicente Boulevard. He's making copies of the floppy soles for a movie. Afterward, the originals will go to a museum for safekeeping.
L.A. Weekly  |  Gendy Alimurung  |  06-27-2008  |  Fashion

Skipping Gaily Down the Aislenew

Now that same-sex marriage is a reality in California, Hollywood is coming out in force. The ultimate gay-celebrity wedding planner.
Boston Phoenix  |  Sarra Faith Alterman  |  06-09-2008  |  LGBT

Perez is Burning: My Personal Screed Against America's Celebrity Bloggernew

Rare is it that a famous person is about as much of a jerk as you might expect, but such was the case in January 2007 when I arranged the first public appearance in Las Vegas for uber-gossip blogger Perez Hilton, aka Mario Lavandeira. I bring this up now, lo these many months later, because Lavandeira has not only blatantly done me wrong but also exposed himself and his questionable methods in a rare and unique way in the process. And nothing gives me more pleasure than showing the world when an asshole is a fraud.
Las Vegas Weekly  |  Steve Friess  |  05-30-2008  |  Commentary

I'm (Not) With Buseynew

Jeff Swanson looks, acts, and talks like Mr. Joshua. But the man you bought drinks for at the club ain't Gary Busey.
Seattle Weekly  |  Aimee Curl  |  05-12-2008  |  Culture

Harmony Korine Unleashes His Zombies on Celebrity Culturenew

Yes, he makes movies about repellent creatures, but his directorial career -- one of the freak occurrences of the '90s -- is also back from the dead.
New York Press  |  Armond White  |  05-01-2008  |  Reviews

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