Mayor Rahm Emanuel & Theaster Gates are teaming up to bring a cultural renaissance to Chicago.
The new favorite line in every reality TV series these days is “I don’t do shady,” which Hamidah says to Pascale when they meet to “sort out” their issues. As I say in the first episode, I bet these two girls will end up besties … it’s just the way things sometimes happen when two strikingly hot, hard-headed, outspoken women meet, right?
For a young journalist, interviewing Tina Brown is a patently terrifying prospect. Since she became the editor-in-chief of London’s Tatler magazine at the age of 25, Brown’s name has been synonymous with media — she’s edited Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, penned a much-lauded bio of Princess Diana and founded The Daily Beast. For nearly three decades, Brown’s sharp, absorbing voice — shot through with her characteristic British wit — was as much of a presence in American journalism as the woman behind it.
Though James Van Der Beek hit it big in the late ‘90s as the angsty Dawson Leery on “Dawson’s Creek,” he couldn’t be happier to have moved on from the high-school drama. “I don’t have to do any more scenes in front of a locker,” jokes Van Der Beek, 36. “It’s complicated, because you have to do the combination, undo the lock, take books out and close the locker while you’re acting — it’s a technical nightmare.”