Sherry Lansing (former CEO, Paramount Pictures; CEO, Sherry Lansing Foundation) talks about his coverage in the 'bible of showbiz.'
He was a Berliner and the son of a painter who got into movies as assistant to Ernst Lubitsch. He came to America in that capacity and only went home to be production manager on Fritz Lang's…
Icons of the Century: The distinction of "the world's greatest rock 'n' roll band" is hard to dispute when it comes to the Rolling Stones.
Icons of the Century: Stepping into the shower never again seemed safe after his "Psycho" ushered in a new era of modern, psychological horror films.
Icons of the Century: He lived the American Dream, this Russian emigrant born Israel Baline. Raised poor on New York's Lower East Side, he would soon write a pop song that made him famous…
The theater's intellectual, Clurman served on both sides of the aisles, first as director, then as critic. He was taken to the Yiddish theater by his parents when he was 6, and "it was a transforming…
At Dan Tana's, every night feels like Saturday. Regulars sit shoulder to shoulder at the bar, tables are filled with couples and friends relaxing after work. It's standing room only, what little…
Legit Icons of the Century: His heart belonged to Tin Pan Alley, and no wonder: George M. Cohan was the son of vaudevillians.
Legit Icons of the Century: In 1956, the movies released "Rebel Without a Cause." That same year, the theater responded with Osborne's "Look Back in Anger," a play that ushered in the new era of the…
Charles Schulz's humble "Peanuts" comic strip began in 1950. It grew in popularity in that decade and virtually exploded as a pop sensation in the 1960s -- spawning books, Broadway musicals…
When the editors of Variety's Centennial Issue first told me of their plan to select the icons of show business, their quest resonated with me. When I first came to Los Angeles in the mid-'60s, I…
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