The new movie “Milk” may prove to be inspirational to those who are leading protests and boycotts against Proposition 8. But are activists going too far? Plus, my take on the movie, which stars Sean…
MTV plans to throw the "Be the Change Inaugural Ball" at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington. Just hearing about it gives me flashbacks to 1993, when an MTV ball…
Time’s Michael Scherer has a very amusing post-election profile of Fred Davis, whose Hollywood-based ad firm a big share of the McCain campaign’s 30-second spots. The most famous one that Davis…
Marvel Entertainment has teamed up with Cherry Lane Music Publishing Co. in a long-term worldwide music administration deal.
There’s been a palpable shift in the anger over Prop 8, going from outrage at the Mormons to criticism of the No on 8 campaign itself. The assumption is that it was a campaign that should have been…
The strike saber-rattling by the Screen Actors Guild is sending the studios into the arms of its rival, AFTRA, for pilot season.
Gotham Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the Broadway League have announced Broadway Goes Green, an eco-friendly initiative that aims to reduce the carbon footprint of the legit industry.
From William Triplett in Washington. President-elect Barack Obama announced "unprecedented limits" on donations for inaugural activities, including a $50,000 cap on individual contributions. The…
French pubcaster staffers went on strike on Tuesday to protest President Nicolas Sarkozy's plans to scrap advertising on France Televisions' TV and radio channels.
Variety’s Michael Jones reports that Rich Raddon resigned as director of the Los Angeles Film Festival, which had come under fire because he had contributed to the campaign to pass Proposition 8…
Will we see a Laura Bush memoir before one from her husband? Laura Bush today confirmed a long-gestating rumor that she is planning a memoir and has met with publishers. "I’ve been talking to some…