| Jan 9, 2014
| 6:55 PM
Meryl Streep is right.
At some point in his storied career, Walt Disney belonged to an anti-Semitic group and surely was sexist -- or a "gender bigot," as she put it Tuesday when she presented a National Board of Review award to Emma Thompson for her...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:13 AM
After the coffee. Before deciding if I should get a vanity plate.
The Skinny: Just got my car registration renewal notice. Maybe I should get a vanity plate that says "MorningFix." That way my groupies (I know you're out there) will have an easier time...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Just a few weeks before he died of an apparent drug overdose, Philip Seymour Hoffman brought his new film, "A Most Wanted Man," to the Sundance Film Festival.
It was in many ways a classic Hoffman peformance. The veteran actor played a German...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:26 AM
After the coffee. Before the Time Warner earnings call.
The Skinny: The winter blahs are settling in and I'm not even on the East Coast. Might be time for stronger coffee. Wednesday's news includes a look at Olympics producer Jim Bell and Time Warner'...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:30 PM
With the Oscars looming and a starring role in the upcoming film "The Monuments Men," Cate Blanchett has cancelled her Wednesday appearances on "Good Morning America" and "Live! With Kelly and Michael."
According to Blanchett's reps, the cancellations...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 7:19 AM
After the coffee. Before getting into the Olympic spirit.
The Skinny: I typically haven't been much of an Olympics guy but I will give it a shot. But if I'm not hooked, I guess I can use the next two weeks to catch up on everything I'm supposed to...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Remember, Shia LaBeouf is not famous anymore. And he's not about to let you forget it.
The "Nymphomaniac" actor continued his sprint out of the spotlight by doing spotlight-grabbing things Sunday, including walking out of a media conference after...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:16 AM
After the coffee. Before getting one of those Shia LaBeouf bags.
The Skinny: I feel bad that I haven't been watching any of the Winter Olympics. Of course, I don't feel so bad that I'll tune in Wednesday night. Wednesday's headlines include Charter's...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Mindy Kaling was one of the many celebrities hobnobbing with politicians at a White House State Dinner on Tuesday.
"The Mindy Project" star chronicled the entirety of her evening on Twitter and Instagram, taking followers inside the White house fete,...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:09 PM
The event: The Hollywood Reporter's Nominees Night on Monday at Spago in Beverly Hills attracted guests including actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong’o, Ethan Hawke, Bruce Dern and Steve Coogan; directors David O. Russell and...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 7:12 AM
After the coffee. Before remembering to record Jimmy Fallon tonight.
The Skinny: I'm three episodes into "House of Cards." Unlike other folks, I'm perfectly happy taking my time to get through it. Now if I had the rest of HBO's "True Detective"...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Masha Alyokhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova of the Russian punk activist group Pussy Riot were briefly detained by Russian police in Sochi on Tuesday.
The group had arrived to protest Russian President Vladimir Putin during the 2014 Winter Olympics. The two...