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delete Podcast Interview With Playboy Playmate, Miss March 2015 Chelsie Aryn [AUDIO]

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Chelsie Aryn, a 22-year-old social media sensation from upstate New York’s small, rural town of Berne. The Japanese German knockout is a self-proclaimed tomboy, grew up modeling and listening to country music while obsessing over vintage cars and motorcycles.  But her ultimate goal was to become a Playmate.  “I scoured my dad’s Playboys and was blown away by how drop-dead gorgeous the girls were,” she says.  “I wanted to be part of their family, and that’s why I became a model.”

Before appearing in the magazine, Chelsie won Playboy’s Miss Social contest in March 2011 and has since gained more than half a million followers online.  In addition to Playboy, she has appeared in Super Street Bikes, Cookie for Him and NY Rider.

Follow Chelsie on Twitter: @chelsiearyn, Instagram: @chelsiearyn. Like her on Facebook. Check out her SFW photos here.


Larry David Cracks Wise On Broadway – Not That There’s Anything Wrong With That: Review

Very funny. Occasionally very, very funny. Four-stars funny. If that’s all you need to know about Larry David’s Fish In The Dark, his debut as a Broadway twofer—playwright and actor—then read no more. Take a flier, be my guest.

Or maybe not. I’m not usually one to put a price on art but you may want to know a little more before shelling out—let’s see, I’m looking at $1,174.50 for a pair to next Wednesday’s matinee on the legal scalping market—for a show that’s as good as some episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm and Seinfeld. (If that seems like praising with a damned feint, you’ve caught my drift.) Of course in this case you’re getting the added thrill of seeing Larry David shrug, blink, holler, wince, pace and blurt, up close and personal.

Screen Shot 2015-03-05 at 5.18.45 PMAs a fan of both TV series, I can understand the attraction. I’m with you. On the other hand, to sample an image from the show itself—a dining table laden with curated paninis, baby micro-greens, artisanal bagels, organic crudités and Diet Coke—the show is too much of a muchness.

Like many a time-honored comedy, it’s about death and sex. Before we’ve even met the dramatis personae, with the curtain still down, we hear a telephone ring in the middle of the night and David’s panicked voice crying out, “Oh my God, who’s dead?” It’s funny/familiar, which is this writer’s métier. What ensues, still unseen behind the curtain, is banter between David’s whiny smart Norman Drexel and his wife, Brenda (played droll-flirting-with-smugness by the expert Rita Wilson, in her best stage performance) that turns the opening death joke into an even funnier sex joke. Curtain up!

Screen Shot 2015-03-05 at 5.20.37 PMWe’re in California and the expiration of the Drexel patriarch ignites the usual familial passions of pain, remorse, loss, self-reflection—I mean conniving, pettiness, grandstanding, regression and plenty of eating. Life’s Big Questions come to the fore: Was Dad addressing Norman or his slicker brother Arthur (the superbly smooth Ben Shenkman) when he expressed his deathbed wish to take in mother, Gloria, so she won’t be alone? (“You.” “No, you.”) Will anything change Gloria (Jayne Houdyshell, a treasure as always) from being the Jewish Mother From Hell? (The answer is yes, and I’ll only say that of the play’s two transformative themes, it isn’t death that changes her.)

Also: Did Papa really with his dying breath leave his prized Rolex to shifty Uncle Stewie (shifty Lewis J. Stadlen). And did Norman’s teenage niece Jessica (Rachel Resheff) write her brilliant eulogy or did she have help from Arthur (“Profound? That’s a very big word,” Larry says to the poor girl at the shiva). And who is this college-bound son (Jake Cannavale) of the housekeeper Fabiana (Rosie Perez, playing Rosie Perez very convincingly) who’s the spit and image of…well, you can probably figure that one out.

Screen Shot 2015-03-05 at 5.23.20 PMThrough it all, and under the fleet direction of Anna D. Shapiro, Larry David pays Larry David, also very convincingly. (If you saw Charlie Rose’s train-wreck of an interview on last week’s 60 Minutes, you have an idea of how quickly shtick can grow rancid). A half-hour seems just the right amount of time you want to spend with these folks on any given evening. A quiver full of nasty arrows find the bulls-eye. Of course, this is the age of binge-watching, so two hours of shtick can be satisfying. Or give you heartburn.


Chuck Lorre Remembers Leonard Nimoy In ‘Big Bang Theory’ Vanity Card

Big Bang Theory NimoyLeonard Nimoy, who died last week, made a voice-over appearance on CBS’ The Big Bang Theory three years ago this week. That night, Penny (Kaley Cuoco) bought Sheldon (Jim Parsons) and Leonard (Johnny Galecki) a pair of Star Trek keepsake collectibles. Sheldon, of course, breaks his while playing with it and clandestinely tries to switch his toy with Leonard’s. Then Sheldon’s conscience — Nimoy’s voice — starts to get to nag at him. Tonight, series creator Chuck Lorre used his familiar vanity card to pay tribute to the original Dr. Spock at the end of the episode:

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‘True Blood’s Rutina Wesley To Star In ‘Broad Squad’, More ABC Pilots Add Cast

Rutine Wesley, coming off playing Sookie’s best friend Tara on True Blood for seven seasons, has been cast as one of the four leads in ABC’s period female-cop procedural drama pilot Broad Squad, written by Bess Wohl and directed by Coky Giedroyc. A fictionalized account of the graduating class of Boston’s first female patrol officers in 1978, the project centers on four newly minted cops — Eileen, Molly (Charlotte Spencer), Lisa (Cody Horn) and Joanne (Wesley) — who arrived at a tumultuous time in the city’s history and have to navigate rival neighborhoods as well as the conflicting attitudes toward them from everyone. Kapital Entertainment and Fake Empire produce for ABC Studios. Wesley, repped by Inspire Entertainment and SMGSB, is recurring on Hannibal.

Lenny Platt %282%29Lenny Platt (One Life To Live) has joined the cast of ABC drama pilot The Adversaries, from ABC Studios and writer/executive producer David Zabel and ABC Studios, It centers on the patriarch of a New York legal dynasty, Charles Fisher (O’Quinn), who becomes embroiled in a trial of his own, and his federal prosecutor daughter must decide which side she will fight on. Platt, repped by Abrams Artists Agency and Vanguard Management Group, will play Danny, the smart, energetic, high strung, straight out of Queens attorney and devoted employee. Platt recurred on How To Get Away With Murder.

Elvy HS 8-14Newcomer Elvy Yost (Old Boy) has booked a regular role in ABC drama pilot The Catch, from ABC Studios and Shonda Rhimes’ Shondaland. Written and executive produced by Jennifer Schuur based on the novel by Kate Atkinson, The Catch centers on Alice (Mireille Enos), who is about to get married to Kieran (Damon Dayoub) and about to get conned. Unbeknownst to her slippery fiancé, our heroine — who investigates fraud for a living — is not all she claims to be. And when Kieran’s expertly planned con collides with her perfectly constructed lies, they plunge into a dangerous game of cat and mouse. Yost, repped by Impression Entertainment, will play Maria, who loves her job at Meyer, Morrison and Rose, and despite the fact that her mom keeps sending her job posts for big law firms, is happy exactly where she is.


Harrison Ford “OK” After L.A. Plane Crash, Says Son

UPDATE, 5:21 PM: Harrison Ford is “battered but OK” according to his son Ben. The younger Ford just sent out a tweet from the hospital with the Star Wars star. In a follow up Ben Ford said,  “Thank you all for your thoughts and good vibes for my dad.” The Force is strong with this one.

At the hospital. Dad is ok. Battered, but ok! He is every bit the man you would think he is. He is an incredibly strong man.

— Chef Ben Ford (@ChefBenFord) March 6, 2015

Ford’s agency UTA also issued the following statement this evening. “Harrison was flying a WW2 vintage plane today which stalled upon take of,” they said. “He had no other choice but to make an emergency landing, which he did safely. He was banged up and is in the hospital receiving medical care. The injuries sustained are not life threatening, and he is expected to make a full recovery.”

PREVIOUS, 4:19 PM: Harrison Ford was injured today when the single-engine plane he was piloting crashed on a golf course just west of Santa Monica Airport. Law enforcement officials tell Deadline that the actor is in fair to moderate condition at a local hospital after Ford plane crashthe 2:30 PM crash at Penmar Golf Course. “I can report he left the scene conscious and breathing,” Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Patrick Butler said at a news conference. LAFD officials said a witness on the ground told them the World War II-era PT-22 trainer plane had just taken off and had some kind of mechanical problem. Ford, who has been flying planes for nearly 50 years and is very familiar with Santa Monica Airport, was the only person aboard and was outside the plane when first responders arrived.

The PT-22 has two seats,” aviation expert Miles O’Brien said on CNN, “but if you’re flying solo, you fly from the rear cockpit. That was a good thing that he was in the back seat, since the plane hit a tree on the way down.”

FAA officials are on the scene and are coordinating with the National Transportation Safety Board. The landing of the plane left the golf course’s 18th fairway almost untarnished except for an about 15-ft divot and a few broken branches on nearby tree.

“Almost every day of the year, most planes at the airport take off to the west,” Butler said. “When you take off, because of neighbors, pilots are told to sidestep to left and fly over that golf course. Ford was flying over the golf course on the departure end of the runway. The plane was pointed back to the runway; something happened that caused him to turn around. He was trying to make it back to the airport.”

Ford also was involved in a helicopter crash in 1999. He and an instructor were on a training flight when the chopper landed hard and rolled over near Santa Clarita, about 30 miles from today’s crash site. Last year, he broke his ankle on the set of Star Wars: The Force Awakens when a hydraulic door fell on him.

*UPDATE: 1233 Rose Ave* 1 small aircraft down on Penmar Golf Course near the Santa Monica airport. Solo occupant, an adult male being…

— LAFD (@LAFD) March 5, 2015

… transported to local hospital in critical condition. No other injuries. LAFD & SMFD on scene. NTSB will lead investigation, NFD. ^ES

— LAFD (@LAFD) March 5, 2015

David Robb and Lisa De Moraes contributed to this report.


Johnny Galecki Brings In Andrew Haas To Join His Production Shingle Alcide Bava

EXCLUSIVE: Looking to ramp up his output as producer of TV series and feature films, The Big Bang Theory star Johnny Galecki has hired Andrew Haas to be vice president and his producing partner at Galecki’s Warner Bros-based Alcide Bava Productions. The label is currently producing the Bobby Miller-directed The Master Cleanse, which stars Galecki, Anna Friel, Angelica Houston and Oliver Platt.

Andrew HaasHaas has a strong background in comedy. He was president of De Line Pictures, and executive producer on such films as I Love You Man, Observe And Report, Yogi Bear, Without A Paddle and Green Lantern. He previously worked as an exec at Paramount where he helped bring in The Fighter. Galecki understands he’ll be expected to germinate sitcoms under his deal, but he grew up in theater and wants to broaden his territory.

“I’ve had the ambition to produce for over 10 years, and have always been excited by the challenge of being part of nurturing and cultivating a seminal creative idea with artists I admire,” said Galecki, who caught the producing bug while shepherding the pilot No Place Like Home for Warner Bros TV. “Andrew and I found we have the same interests and level of hunger for that.”

They are just opening their doors on the Warner Bros lot and will start developing projects immediately. Galecki’s repped by WME and Management 360.


Chewbacca Actor Gives Harrison Ford Plane Crash Update

While Harrison Ford was initially thought to be in serious condition after a plane crash, the actors family reveals he is expected to recover quickly.

Mar 5, 2015 by Brian Gallagher

We reported earlier today that beloved Star Wars actor Harrison Ford was in serious condition after a plane he was piloting crash landed on a golf course. More reports are coming in that reveal the actor is, in fact, in stable condition, and resting at a local hospital. Here’s what an unidentified member of the actor’s family had to say during a press conference earlier today.

“He has a few gashes, all is good, he is expected to recover and all will be fine.”

Harrison Ford’s co-star Peter Mayhew also chimed in through his Twitter account, quoting Han Solo’s infamous “don’t tell me the odds” line. The actor’s Indiana Jones producer Frank Marshall also confirmed that the actor is in “fine” condition. The actor’s son also reached out to his Twitter followers, stating his father is “battered but OK.”

The plane Harrison Ford was flying crashed at approximately 2:30 PM, shortly after takeoff from Santa Monica airport. LAPD said eyewitnesses saw the plane takeoff before experiencing some sort of mechanical failure that lead to the crash. Here’s what Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Patrick Butler had to say at a news conference.

“When flying this plane, it has two seats, but if you’re flying solo, you fly from the rear cockpit. That was a good thing that he was in the back seat, since the plane hit a tree on the way down.”

From Critical > Severe > Moderate > Fair in the span of an hour. Is #HarrisonFord Han Solo or Wolverine? #NeverTellMeTheOdds

— Peter Mayhew (@TheWookieeRoars) March 6, 2015

Happy to report Indy is fine.

— Frank Marshall (@LeDoctor) March 6, 2015

At the hospital. Dad is ok. Battered, but ok! He is every bit the man you would think he is. He is an incredibly strong man.

— Chef Ben Ford (@ChefBenFord) March 6, 2015

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Harrison Ford Injured In Plane Crash Landing

News is streaming in that Harrison Ford was injured in a plane crash this afternoon when he crash landed on a golf course in Venice, California.
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Bruce Willis to Star in Stephen King’s ‘Misery’ on Broadway

Bruce Willis will play an author who is held hostage by his biggest fan in a Broadway stage adaptation of Stephen Kings Misery.

Mar 5, 2015 by Brian Gallagher

Stephen King’s 1987 novel Misery, which was adapted into the hit 1990 movie, will be turned into a new play, with Bruce Willis set to make his Broadway debut alongside theater favorite Elizabeth Marvel. Bruce Willis will play novelist Paul Sheldon, who is rescued from a car crash by a nurse named Annie Wilkes (Elizabeth Marvel), who just happens to be the author’s biggest fan. Kathy Bates won an Oscar for her portrayal of Annie Wilkes in the feature adaptation, which also starred James Caan as Paul Sheldon.

William Goldman, who wrote the feature screenplay adaptation, is writing the script for this play, which will be directed by Will Frears. The director previously staged the world premiere of his Misery stage adaptation in 2012 at the Bucks County Playhouse. Johanna Day and Daniel Gerroll starred as Annie and Paul in that production.

The play is being produced by Warner Bros. Theater Ventures’ Mark Kaufman, Castle Rock Entertainment’s Martin Shafer and Liz Glotzer, along with Raymond Wu. The play will open in a limited run sometime in the fall of 2015. This is just the latest movie-to-stage production mounted by Warner Bros. Theater Ventures, which has also put on stage adaptations of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and others in the works such as Dave and Beetlejuice.

On the big screen, Bruce Willis recently starred in Sin City: A Dame to Kill For and Vice. He will next be seen in Rock the Kasbah, Extraction and Wake. Would you be interested in a night at the theater to see Bruce Willis as Paul Sheldon in Misery? Let us know what you think below.

Misery was released November 30th, 1990 and stars James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth, Frances Sternhagen, Lauren Bacall, Graham Jarvis, Clayton Moore, Thomas Brunelle. The film is directed by Rob Reiner.

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