Bobby Van's owner Joseph Smith shares the secrets of his success
For Joseph Smith, owner of BV's Grill and Bobby Van's Steakhouse restaurants, it's all about location. Indeed, the most important factor for Smith when he’s opening a steakhouse is that it be in a business district so it can do a strong lunch and dinner service. "When you see it, you know it!" ... More
Katie Lowes on the highs, lows and over-the-top insanity of life on "Scandal"
Over the course of its four seasons, Scandal has become something of a behemoth. The show draw in millions of viewers each Thursday night, and it riles up countless more on the Twitterverse as the show’s cast live-tweets its twists and turns. In addition to the show becoming a hit, the ... More
The L.A. Laker is one half of a pop-culture power couple—he’s engaged to rapper Iggy Azalea—and he’s also a certified connoisseur of cool
To fully understand NBA star Nick Young, one must first become familiar with the term “swag.” For the uninitiated, the word describes a certain je ne sais quoi, a person who exudes an overall air of confidence—occasionally bordering on cockiness—with a knack for style and effortless panache. It’s the kind of ... More
Valerie Cherish might not be the most famous character Lisa Kudrow’s ever played, but she’s certainly the most persistent. After one season in 2005, The Comeback—Kudrow’s wryly funny series about a fading sitcom star attempting to hold on to celebrity with a reality series—was canceled, but after almost a ... More
Lucy Liu on how her role as Dr. Watson keeps her solving crimes—on-screen and off
The character of Sherlock Holmes first appeared in print in 1887, and he’s come an awful long way since then. The most modern incarnation of the Holmes story might just be on CBS’s Elementary, which is returning for its third season beginning October 30.
The series follows a modern-day Holmes (Jonny ... More
Caleb Landry Jones talks about his role in the musical drama 'Low Down'
Amy Albany’s memoir Low Down: Junk, Jazz, and Other Fairy Tales from Childhood charts her life with a talented, tormented jazz musician father. In the recent film adaptation, Albany is played by Elle Fanning, her father by John Hawkes and her young boyfriend Cole—also, of course, a musician—by Caleb ... More
We sat down with musicians like Lenny Kravitz and Sky Ferreira to talk about everything from the process of recording an album to the crazy things that happen backstage at concerts. They’re everything you’d hope to hear from talented singers and songwriters. Here, we explore some of our favorite interviews ... More
Barry's Bootcamp COO and partner Joey Gonzalez talks exercise, nutrition and his perfect playlist
Barry's Bootcamp COO and celebrity trainer Joey Gonzalez shares why the fitness mecca's signature high-intensity cardio workout (beloved by Kim Kardashian, Amanda Seyfried and Channing Tatum) is still the best around.
What are the benefits of HIIT (high intensity interval training) on a treadmill?
You’re required to use more energy during ... More
Artist Rob Mango takes readers on a beautiful journey through his new memoir, '100 Paintings An Artist’s Life in New York City'
Growing up in the suburbs of Chicago, artist (and passionate runner) Rob Mango “ran and dreamed of coming to New York.” After arriving in the ‘70s, Mango began capturing the nuances of the city on canvas. His new memoir, 100 Paintings An Artist’s Life in New York City, is a collection ... More
The Suits star on the best grub Tinseltown has to offer
The hit USA series Suits—coming back for a third season on July 16—might have put actress Meghan Markle, who plays Rachel Zane, in the spotlight, but it also took her out of her element.
Markle, a Los Angeles native, spends eight months a year shooting Suits in Toronto. Considering that her ... More