On Wednesday nights, before E! Entertainment tapes "The Soup," the show's writers take turns bringing in bottles of their favorite wines. It doesn't hurt that host Joel McHale is a former employee of…
Scott Steindorff, take note: A new crop of source material by Hollywood's favorite authors has arrived in hardcover.
Deborah Nadoolman Landis is pissed off. The object of her anger? Fashion designers. It's not that the Oscar-nominated costume designer ("Coming to America," plus "Raiders of the Lost Ark," among…
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For a quick literary fix on the go, Variety Weekend features four new and essential short story collections.
In the spirit of ordered chaos, Variety Weekend gathered a summer-release hodgepodge. This week's theme? Good reads. Especially poolside.
Summer may be all about hiking, biking and other outdoor activities, but we're looking within. Here's a worthy crop of new big, beautiful art books about interiors.
With a good chunk of Hollywood headed to San Diego for this weekend's Comic-Con Intl., Variety Weekend sought the season's best graphic novels. Travel reading, for those who don't get car sick.
Bottled water is the Diet Coke of L.A. Californians drink more than 32 gallons a year and, even when unflavored, it's rarely plain. Current enhancements include everything from oxygen to electrolytes…
A pack of 30 feverish soccer fans huddled under a widescreen plasma TV, hooting and hollering loud enough to wake anyone from a dead sleep. Which they did, most likely: much of Hollywood was still…
Last summer was all about the Mojito, the sexy, sugary drink flecked with flirty bits of mint. But cocktail trends are, well, fluid. Variety Weekend asked three local mixologists what we can expect…