Christie Brinkley’s Advice on Wearing Fake Hair

Supermodel Christie Brinkley and I have something — OK, one thing — in common: a fondness for fake hair. For the last few months, my blond locks have felt wimpy and looked thin. Every day has qualified as a bad hair day. A-list stylists cart bags of hair extensions and hairpieces to photo shoots — I know that from my work as a beauty editor. But I’m neither a model nor a celeb. And though friends of mine have relied …

10 fantásticas excusas para salir de casa en junio

Si te estás preguntando a dónde ir en junio, aquí­ te decimos los lugares más entretenidos para disfrutar de una gran pelí­cula con toda la familia, conocer de cerca la obra de Salvador Dalí­, o un festival cultural de primera. Sigue leyendo y, si no te quedan muy cerca, comienza a empacar… 1. Il Volo en concierto en Los íngeles, California: Se acerca la época de conciertos musicales y festivales de música. ¿Ya tienes un plan? Pues te aviso que …

Los puertorriqueños y los cubanos fuman más

Tal parece que el consumo del tabaco, esa planta tí­pica de Latinoamérica, podrí­a estar tan arraigado en nuestra cultura hispana como la necesidad de comerse un buen mofongo o un plato de arroz con frijoles. Según un estudio del Albert Einstein College of Medicine publicado esta semana, son los hombres caribeños quienes llevan la delantera por fumadores, entre la comunidad de hispanos que reside en Estados Unidos, tanto por el número de personas como por la intensidad de su hábito …

Retro Night at the Grammys

The 2014 Grammy Awards had a distinctly throwback feel, as some of the classic performers from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s joined current hit-makers onstage. Here are some of the highlights: Stevie Wonder and Nile Rodgers. The 63-year-old Wonder joined the French pop duo Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams on “Get Lucky.” The R&B legend, who’s won 22 Grammy awards himself,  played keyboards and grabbed a few vocal lines, showing that he’s still got that incomparable set of pipes. Rodgers, 63, …

Say Happy Birthday to Two ‘Nonagenarian’ Chimps

As a kid growing up in Indianapolis, nothing excited me more than the thought of piling into the family station wagon for a trip to the big city: Chicago. Our favorite destination in the Windy City, hands down, was the Lincoln Park Zoo. There I would gaze in absolute wonderment at Bushman, the world-famous, fierce-visaged gorilla, who stood 6 foot 2 and weighed in at 550 pounds. Before his sudden death in 1951 at the tender age of 22, Bushman …

Oscar Night: Grownups Get to Stay Up Late

Remember when the movie musical was dead? Well, Sunday night’s Academy Awards telecast will be a resounding reminder that, in the immortal words of Dr. Frankenstein, “It’s ALIVE!!” Most important for grownup movie lovers, this year’s Oscar production numbers will recognize that for the past decade musicals have aimed themselves squarely at us: Les Miserables, Chicago, Hairspray, and Mama Mia! were all a far cry from the kid-centric days of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Barney’s Great Adventure. Not all …