Monday, November 30, 2009

Samantha Fox


Known as: English singer and model.

Known for:
- Her hit singles "Touch Me (I Want Your Body)", "Naughty Girls (Need Love Too)" and "I Wanna Have Some Fun".

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page

Ash Fulk


Known as: American chef and reality TV personality.

Known for:
- His appearances on the sixth season of Top Chef.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page for Top Chef
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Samuel Colt


Known as: American pornographic actor.

Known for:
- His award-winning performances in movies for various adult studios.

Know more:
- Official blog (NSFW)
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Adult Film Database page (NSFW)
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Nick Cave


Known as: American artist and dancer.

Known for:
- His "Soundsuits", wearable fabric sculptures that are bright, whimsical and other-worldly.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Liz Brixius


Known as: American writer and producer.

Known for:
- Co-creator of the Showtime series Nurse Jackie.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page

Jónsi Birgisson


Known as: Icelandic singer, musician and artist; née Jón Þór Birgisson.

Known for:
- Member of the band Sigur Rós; his art collaborations with boyfriend Alex Somers under the name Jónsi & Alex.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Christopher Bailey


Known as: English fashion designer.

Known for:
- Creative Director of Burberry; former Senior Designer for Gucci womens wear.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page

Nick Burd


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- His debut novel The Vast Fields of Ordinary.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page

Assi Azar


Known as: Israeli reality TV personality.

Known for:
- Co-host of Ha'ach Ha'Gadol, Israel's version of Big Brother.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Matt Alber


Known as: American singer and songwriter.

Known for:
- His hit song and music video "End of the World"; former member of the classical vocal ensemble Chanticleer.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Joe Zee


Known as: American fashion stylist and magazine editor.

Known for:
- Creative director at Elle Magazine, following stints at W, Details and House & Garden.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Friday, November 27, 2009

Simon Woods


Known as: English actor.

Known for:
- His roles as Charles Bingley in Pride & Prejudice, Octavian on Rome and Dr. Harrison on Cranford.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Linda Wallem


Known as: American actress, writer and producer.

Known for:
- Her work on Cybill, That '70s Show and Nurse Jackie (co-creator).

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Edmund White


Known as: American writer and critic.

Known for:
- His autobiographical fiction series A Boy's Own Story, The Beautiful Room is Empty and The Farewell Symphony.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Kehinde Wiley


Known as: American artist.

Known for:
- His paintings of contemporary urban African American men in poses taken from the annals of art history.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page

Jane Velez-Mitchell


Known as: American journalist and TV host.

Known for:
- Host of Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell on HLN; author of iWant: My Journey From Addiction and Overconsumption to a Simpler, Honest Life.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Joe Marshall


Known as: American actor, director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- Author of the Off Broadway plays Dirty Secrets and The Gayest Christmas Pageant Ever!

Know more:
- Official site
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Movie Dearest interview

James Jaeger


Known as: American actor and writer.

Known for:
- Los Angeles based actor and resident television critic of Movie Dearest.

Know more:
- The Actor Factor: A View from Both Sides of the Camera at Movie Dearest
- Official Facebook page

Neil Cohen


Known as: American actor, director, writer and critic.

Known for:
- Film and theater critic for Movie Dearest and Phoenix's Echo Magazine; author of the long-running comedy Murder by Proxy.

Know more:
- Reel Thoughts at Movie Dearest
- Official Facebook page

Chris Carpenter


Known as: American bishop, writer and critic.

Known for:
- Film and theater critic for Movie Dearest and Rage Monthly Magazine; author of the book Father's Flicks.

Know more:
- Reverend's Reviews at Movie Dearest
- Official Facebook page

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Matt Tyrnauer


Known as: American journalist and director.

Known for:
- Editor and writer for Vanity Fair magazine; his acclaimed documentary Valentino: The Last Emperor.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Tasha Tilberg


Known as: Canadian model.

Known for:
- Her "striking, sophisticated beauty and bad-girl countenance"; former spokesmodel for CoverGirl.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Monday, November 23, 2009

Michael Sucsy


Known as: American director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- Emmy Award winner for the made-for-TV adaptation of Grey Gardens.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page

Alex Somers


Known as: American artist and musician.

Known for:
- Founding member of the band Parachutes; his art collaborations with boyfriend Jónsi Birgisson under the name Jónsi & Alex.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Jordan Roth


Known as: American producer.

Known for:
- President and co-owner of Jujamcyn Theaters, owner of five Broadway theaters; the unique production The Donkey Show.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page
- Official Facebook page

Charles Renfro


Known as: American architect.

Known for:
- Partner in the New York City-based architectural firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro; projects include the High Line.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Danny Roddick


Known as: American pornographic actor.

Known for:
- His award-winning performances in movies for various adult studios.

Know more:
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Adult Film Database page (NSFW)

Pratibha Parmar


Known as: English director, writer and producer.

Known for:
- Her films Warrior Marks and Nina's Heavenly Delights; her book The Empire Strikes Back - Race and Racism in 1970s Britain.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Chris Pureka


Known as: American singer, songwriter and musician.

Known for:
- Contemporary folk recording artist and founder of her own label, Sad Rabbit Music.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Deb Pearce


Known as: Canadian radio host.

Known for:
- Host of the morning program on Toronto's 103.9 PROUD FM.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page

Friday, November 20, 2009

John Partridge


Known as: English actor.

Known for:
- His performances of Christian Clarke on the BBC soap opera EastEnders and Rum Tum Tugger in the filmed version of Cats.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page

Felicia "Snoop" Pearson


Known as: American actress, writer and singer.

Known for:
- Playing a character of the same name in the HBO drama series The Wire; her memoir Grace After Midnight.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page

Wilfred Owen


Known as: English writer and soldier.

Known for:
- His shocking, realistic war poetry; one of the leading poets of the First World War.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Mark V. Olsen & Will Scheffer


Known as: American writers and producers.

Known for:
- Creators of the HBO drama Big Love.

Know more:
- Wikipedia pages: Olsen / Scheffer
- Internet Movie Database pages: Olsen / Scheffer

Christopher Owens


Known as: American singer and songwriter.

Known for:
- Lead singer for the indie rock band Girls.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Ondine


Known as: American actor.

Known for:
- His performances in several films by Andy Warhol, including The Chelsea Girls.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Vaslav Nijinsky


Known as: Polish dancer and choreographer.

Known for:
- Celebrated as one of the most gifted ballet dancers in history.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Ivor Novello


Known as: Welsh composer, writer, singer and actor.

Known for:
- Dashing star of stage (many his own works) and screen; his hit song "Keep the Home Fires Burning".

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page

Tom Napack


Known as: American musician.

Known for:
- Member of the electropop duo Dangerous Muse.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Eileen Myles


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- Her books of poetry, fiction and essays, including The Importance of Being Iceland.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Danny La Rue


Known as: Irish actor, singer and drag performer.

Known for:
- His celebrity impersonations and stage performances, including Dolly Levi in a London production of Hello, Dolly!

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Mélange Lavonne


Known as: American singer and songwriter.

Known for:
- Homo-hop artist whose music addresses homophobia and racism; her music video "Gay Bash".

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Twitter page
- Official YouTube channel

Jolie Justus


Known as: American lawyer and politician.

Known for:
- The first openly gay member of the Missouri State Senate.

Know more:
- Official site
- Official blog
- Wikipedia page
- Official Facebook page
- Official Twitter page

Monday, November 16, 2009

Henry James


Known as: American writer.

Known for:
- His novels Daisy Miller, The Portrait of a Lady, The Bostonians, The Turn of the Screw and The Wings of the Dove.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Internet Broadway Database page

David Hockney


Known as: English artist and photographer.

Known for:
- An important contributor to the 1960s Pop art movement; one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Facebook page

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