The Actress, the Governor and Performance Politics

The Actress, the Governor and Performance Politics

Photo Cynthia Nixon found fame on a show that celebrated luxury in the city. Now, she has made the gulf between New York’s rich and poor a core message of her campaign for public office. Credit Sam Hodgson for The New York Times On a frigid Tuesday morning in Brooklyn, Cynthia Nixon, in her first…

Caitlyn Jenner shares photo showing ‘sun damage’ removed from nose

Caitlyn Jenner shares photo showing ‘sun damage’ removed from nose

According to People magazine, Jenner had a cancerous basal cell carcinoma removed from her nose. It’s a common form of skin cancer that’s often treated with prescription creams, or, in some cases, surgery. Another basal cell carcinoma. Thanks to frequent checks & amazing doctors, all’s well. Looks worse w the dressing on then off! WEARSUNSCREEN…

New trailer for Mister Rogers documentary aims straight for the heart

New trailer for Mister Rogers documentary aims straight for the heart

Cynthia Nixon attends the People’s State of the Union event in New York in January. (Alba Vigaray / EPA/Shutterstock) After a few weeks of will-she-or-won’t-she rumbles, actress Cynthia Nixon announced Monday that she’s running for governor of New York.  “I love New York, and today I’m announcing my candidacy for governor. Join us,” she wrote on…

Ex-Playboy Model Who Claims Affair With Trump Sues To Break Silence

Ex-Playboy Model Who Claims Affair With Trump Sues To Break Silence

Former Playboy model Karen McDougal filed a lawsuit Tuesday asking to be freed from a 2016 legal agreement she says requires her to keep silent about an affair she had with President Donald Trump.  The lawsuit, first reported by The New York Times, is the second legal challenge this month from a woman attempting to be…

Analyzing the Crazy, Complicated Credits of Avengers: Infinity War

Analyzing the Crazy, Complicated Credits of Avengers: Infinity War

I’ve long been obsessed with star billing, the delicate art of negotiation that decides the order of where actors will be placed in the credits of their project. It involves contractual wrangling and supersized egos, and sometimes the results can be as revealing as any industry exposé. Do you remember when Richard Gere was billed…

Ringo Starr Finally Receives Knighthood: ‘It Means a Lot, Actually’

Ringo Starr Finally Receives Knighthood: ‘It Means a Lot, Actually’

From now on, it’s Sir Ringo. Ringo Starr, a.k.a. former and forever Beatles drummer Richard Starkey, was knighted for his services to music in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London today. The Duke of Cambridge did the honors. “It means a lot actually,” Starr told the BBC. “It means recognition for the things we’ve…