''The tagline for the new bar comedy Mixology is ''10 strangers, one night, and all the ridiculous things we do to find love.'' Let's hear from some of those folks about their varying brands of ridiculousness.''
A look back at Irene Sharaff, who used her artist's eye to design costumes on Broadway and in Hollywood; she won five Oscars, including one for her work on 1963's ''Cleopatra''
Rosemary Mahoney, the exquisitely precise author who in past books has brought alive the insular culture of Irish women and a solo river trip down the Egyptian Nile, overlooks nothing. ''I am like a security camera ever on the watch,'' she writes of her gulping gaze in For the Benefit of Those Who See: Dispatches From the World of the Blind. A freak accident in college left her cornea horribly scratched and useless for days.
Not long ago, Jena Malone was so sick of waiting for the phone to ring that she nearly quit acting; now she's back with a vengeance in ''The Hunger Games: Catching Fire''
Remember her amazing 2009? This year was better. She nailed both comedy and pulse-pounding drama. She brought heat and gravity. Here, she talks movies, motherhood, and booty-calling George Clooney.
The Capitol players are getting a major fashion makeover for ''The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,'' thanks to costume designer Trish Summerville
I choose my obsessions carefully and never apologize; ''Real Housewives of Beverly Hills'': I want you, I need you, I'll never leave you