2024-06-19 12:33 PM

Press Pass: Jeff Daniels

When actor Jeff Daniels moved away from the Hollywood community in 1986, many feared that returning home to his Michigan roots would mark the end of his film career. When he founded the Purple Rose Theater Company in 1991, critics claimed that a small-town production company featuring new American plays from Midwestern playwrights couldn’t succeed. […]

Picking Splinters: Wolf Will Wow Ya

Wolf knows no fear, however those who oppose him are well acquainted with it. (Photo: Courtesy NBC)

In the brief time that the revamped “American Gladiators” has been on the air, Don “Hollywood” Yates, better known by his gladiatorial name of Wolf, has established himself as a fan favorite, perhaps even the face of the show. With a mane of scraggly, possibly feathered hair, a blood curdling howl, an arsenal of smack-rich […]

Nicholas F. Benton: Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling. Evoking the name of this young Academy Award nominee has presumably increased the readership of this column by about ten-fold.

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Chris Jones

He’s now a reality TV star, an elite model who will proceed to Season Two of the Janice Dickenson Modeling Agency show, which has an enormous cult following as the most popular show ever aired on the Oxygen cable network.