Alfonso Cuarón Tells Why His Scoreless ‘Roma’ Prompted an ‘Inspired’ Companion Album
Back around the ‘90s, “music inspired by the film” albums got a bad name, as buyers tired of collections full of random recordings that clearly were inspired by nothing but the desire to use movie …
How a Heart Attack Inspired Antonio Banderas to Open a Theater Company in His Native Spain (Listen)
Antonio Banderas has introduced Spain to “A Chorus Line.” A Spanish language adaptation of the classic American musical about struggling actors auditioning for a chorus line on Broadway was the ope…
How Bill Clinton’s Health Scare Inspired Chelsea’s Fight Against Childhood Obesity
Chelsea Clinton is one of Variety’s 2017 Power of Women New York honorees. For more women in entertainment using their voices to bring attention to worthy causes, click here. After Bill Clin…
What Inspired Me to Learn Tarot by Elizabeth Hazel
Elizabeth Hazel wears many hats including astrologer, author, deck creator and columnist. She is the editor of the American Tarot Association's members-only Quarterly. Her book, Tarot Decoded (Weiser Books, 2004) is the first handbook of tarot dignities, and gives a wide range of techniques for expanding tarot readings using numbers...
DIY Apples With Character: ‘Finding Dory’-Inspired Apples
Disney•Pixar's “Finding Dory” is now in theaters, and treats inspired by the film are available across property, including this adorable Dory Character Apple at the Candy Cauldron. According to our buddy, “Confectioner Matt,” this adorable
Conflict Resolution Tips Inspired by Character Playbook
Here are some tips that can help anyone resolve a range of conflicts in a healthy way.
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Inside Elizabeth Holmes’s Secret Wedding
The Hive’s Emily Jane Fox joins Nick Bilton to dish on the Theranos founder’s wedding, and Michael Cohen’s first months behind bars.
Why ‘Their Finest’ Star Gemma Arterton Shies Away From Term ‘Strong Female Character’
British actress Gemma Arterton has specialized in playing versions of famous heroines in literature, be it Elizabeth Bennet or Tess of the D’Urbervilles or the tough-as-nails star of “Hansel …
This Is What Elizabeth Holmes Looked Like Before She Was Elizabeth Holmes
Before the disgraced Theranos founder was a biotech billionaire, she was a mousy brunette.
How Elizabeth Holmes Fooled Everyone
Reporter John Carreyrou details how the Theranos founder almost pulled off the fraud of a generation and why it matters.
How to make stuffed artichokes inspired by Mafalda and Elizabeth David
To me stuffed artichokes has been something ‘au gratin’ in the oven, until Mafalda taught me how to make them in a saucepan.
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How Rocket and Groot Inspired Doctor Strange’s Breakout Character
Visual effects supervisor Stephane Ceretti talks creating the Cloak of Levitation.
How the Koch brothers inspired this House of Cards season 6 character
Greg Kinnear explains how the billionaire brothers influenced his work this season.
How David Bowie Inspired Aubrey Plaza’s Gender-Bending Legion Character
The actress plays Lenny Busker, a role originally meant for a middle-aged man.
How My Chemical Romance Members Inspired 'The Umbrella Academy' Characters
Gerard Way explains the similarities between his band and comic book characters.
How J.R.R. Tolkien's wife, Edith, inspired the female characters of Middle-earth
Everyone has a role to play in the struggle against evil, according to The Lord of the Rings. So while…
How Rihanna Inspired Tessa Thompson’s Creed II Character
Top 10 People Who Inspired Iconic Fictional Characters
Sometimes when creating fiction, authors look for inspiration in real life. History has no shortage of captivating figures whose lives (or, at least, parts