In the couple’s latest house flip, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi are parting ways with their Santa Barbara compound and listing it for $40 million. According to property records, the couple purchased the home for $27 million just last year…Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi List Their Oceanfront Santa Barbara Estate for $40 Million — Robb Report
Kent L. Wakeford, a cinematographer who served as Martin Scorsese’s director of photographer on the groundbreaking 1973 film Mean Streets and the following year’s Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, has died.Kent Wakeford Dies: Martin Scorsese’s ‘Mean Streets’ Director Of Photography Was 92 — Deadline
No need to introduce Viggo Mortensen, the multi-award winning actor, whose most recent accolade was a career achievement Donostia Award at the San Sebastian Festival last month.Up Close and Personal with Viggo Mortensen, the Director — Variety
KCRW, one of the most widely heard and influential public radio stations in the country, is suffering major hits amid the pandemic, as close to 20% of its content creators have been cut loose in a buyout. That figure was offered on social media by We Make KCRW (@wemakekcrw), a Twitter account representing the staff…KCRW in Los Angeles Loses Nearly 20% of Staff in Buyout — Variety
Last September at the Creative Arts Emmys, Norman Lear, became the oldest Emmy winner in history with a victory in the category of Outstanding Variety Special (Live) for Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All In the Family’ And ‘The Jeffersons’. He was 97 at the time…Norman Lear Breaks His Own Record For Oldest Emmy Winner With Second ‘Live In Front Of A Studio Audience’ Variety Special Prize — Deadline
The success of MTV in the 1980s also helped propel the careers of many executives still working in music today, several of whom are featured in the A&E documentary “I Want My MTV” (read Variety‘s review), which premiers tonight (Sept. 8). Among those first employees: John Sykes…‘I Want My MTV’ Documentary: 5 Key Moments From the Network’s Early Days — Variety
Ozzy Osbourne has had much of his life captured on film, whether it was early shows from Black Sabbath, the pioneering heavy metal band formed in the late 1960s, or MTV’s reality series The Osbournes…‘The Nine Lives of Ozzy Osbourne’: From Biting Bats To Fighting Parkinson’s, Director Greg Johnston On Capturing The Heavy Metal Legend — Deadline
LIV Sotheby’s International Realty (LIV SIR) is proud to announce that Tye Stockton has broken yet another record by representing the buyer who purchased a remarkable family home in Colorado’s prestigious Vail Valley for the record-breaking price of $57,250,000…LIV Sotheby’s International Realty broker, Tye Stockton, sets a record-smashing sale in Vail Village for $57,250,000 — The Denver Post
Former presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg and his husband Chasten will be honored by Equality California during its virtual Golden State Equality Awards celebration. The event will be hosted by “Pose” star Angelica Ross.Pete and Chasten Buttigieg to Be Honored by Equality California During Virtual Celebration — Variety
The California Building, with its ornate facade and blue-and-gold dome, is seen through the trees from the 450-foot long Bashor Bridge inside the San Diego Zoo.
Designed by architect Bertram Goodhue, the California Building was erected for the 1915–16 Panama-California Exposition and served as the grand entry to the Expo.
The Skyfari Aerial Tram ride takes San Diego Zoo visitors on an eight-minute ride up to 185 feet above the grounds of the San Diego Zoo
Photograph by Dan Stiel.