Since starring in the film "Coyote Ugly," Piper Perabo has kept busy adding to a long resume of movies and television work. After five seasons as CIA operative Annie Walker on USA Network's "Covert Affairs," Perabo now stars as a TV news producer in the new ABC series, "Notorious." An avid traveler, the actress credits her trips for getting her ...Read more
Though Sterling K. Brown has been acting for 15 years, he earned "overnight sensation" status with his Emmy-winning performance as Chris Darden in the FX miniseries, "The People v. O.J. Simpson." He returns to television in the new NBC series "This Is Us," which premieres on Sept. 20. The actor also will appear in the films "...Read more
When former San Francisco Giant J.T. Snow retired from baseball, he knew what he wanted to do in the next phase of his life. The six-time Golden Glove recipient and his sister, Stephanie Snow Gebel, started the Jack and J.T. Snow Scientific Research Foundation, which supports diabetes research. (Former...Read more
Traveling the world is an incredible experience, but San Francisco-based musician Frances England says that there's also adventure to be found in your own backyard. On her latest CD "Explorer of the World," the songwriter features songs that include snippets of sounds she recorded when she took walks around her local neighborhoods. To read more ...Read more
After playing a lycanthrope on "True Blood," Kelly Overton gets to hunt vampires in the title role of the new Syfy series, "Van Helsing" (which premiers on September 23). Based out of Pasadena, Calif., the actress has also started a jewelry brand called Benevolence LA (http://benevolencela.com/<...Read more
After spending much of her teenage years working on radio, La La Anthony, in her early 20s, became one of MTV's veejays, interviewing celebrities such as Brad Pitt, Will Smith and Angelina Jolie. She would go on to write a best-selling book ("The Power Playbook") and have roles in films ("Two Can Play That Game," "Baggage Claim," "You Got Served...Read more
George Foreman has many impressive achievements on his resume -- world heavyweight boxing champion, gold medalist at the 1968 Olympic Games and entrepreneur (more than 100 million units of his George Foreman grills have sold worldwide). Now the fan favorite is starring in NBC's new reality series, "Better Late Than Never," which is a remake of ...Read more
Lauren Weisberger's best-selling debut novel, "The Devil Wears Prada," was set in the not-always glamorous fashion industry. Her latest -- "The Singles Game" (Simon and Schuster) -- focuses on international tennis. After college, Weisberger backpacked around various parts of the world, including Europe, ...Read more
Outcast (The Blue Dragon's Geas Book 1)Cheryl Matthynssens
Alador wants nothing more then to fit into the world that rejects him due to his mixed heritage. He does not fit into the world of his mother and he can't seem to bring to life the power of his father. And then of course, there is a girl.
Renamaum, a great ...
Actor, writer and comedian Marc Maron loves to travel, which is fortunate since he is on the road so much for work. "I don't get to clubs to hear music as much as I'd like," says Maron, 52. "But if I have time, I go, because I really do enjoy it. I once got to Ireland a day early and Richard Thompson was playing. I had just had him on my podcast...Read more
The son of a nuclear engineer and a nurse, swimming champion Nathan Adrian grew up in the Seattle area. At five, he began swimming to keep up with his older siblings. Rio marks the third Olympic Games for the 27-year-old champ. Having already won four Olympic medals (three gold and a silver), he is looking forward to helping the United States ...Read more
Soccer fans know Becky Sauerbrunn as the captain of the National Women's Soccer League's FC Kansas City. She is also the co-captain of the United States National Team and will be competing in her second Olympic Games this summer in Brazil. She splits her time between Missouri and Oregon, where she resides when she's not playing for FC Kansas ...Read more
Tyler Hoechlin has played a lycanthrope ("Teen Wolf") and will portray an author in the upcoming "Fifty Shades of Grey" sequels ("Fifty Shades Darker," "Fifty Shades Freed"). And later this year, he will appear as Superman in the series, "Supergirl." But in his latest film, "Everybody Wants Some!!" (now available on DVD and Blu-ray), Hoechlin ...Read more
Born in Lake Forest, Ill., to Dutch parents, 6-foot-8 inch Matt Grevers swam for Northwestern University and went on to win gold medals at the Summer Olympic Games in Beijing (2008) and London (2012). Though Grevers, 31, didn't qualify to compete at the Rio Olympics this summer, the Tucson resident remains one of America's most respected ...Read more
Olympic medalist Steve Furniss competed for the United States at the 1972 Olympics in Munich and also in Montreal four years later. A resident of Huntington Beach, California, he is a co-founder of the swimwear line TYR (http://www.tyr.com), which earned a place in pop culture by designing the iconic red ...Read more
With a client list that includes supermodel Molly Sims, journalist Megyn Kelly and candy entrepreneur Dylan Lauren (Ralph's daughter), Tanya Zuckerbrot is one of the highest-paid dieticians in the country. The author of "The F-Factor Diet: Discover the Secret to Permanent Weight Loss" and "The Miracle Carb Diet: Make Calories and Fat Disappear -...Read more
An avid traveler who has written for television ("American Dad," "The Office," "30 Rock") and received an Emmy nomination ("Late Show with David Letterman"), Steve Hely also hosts the popular podcast, "The Great Debates." His latest project is "The Wonder Trail: True Stories from Los Angeles to the End of the World" (Dutton, $27),...Read more
We first met Lauren Conrad when she was a teenager on MTV's reality series, "Laguna Beach" and its spinoff series, "The Hills." Since then, Conrad, has translated her on-air popularity into the real world. A best-selling author ("L.A. Candy"), she has launched beauty and fashion lines, including Paper Crown. Her latest endeavor with co-founder ...Read more
"Entertainment Tonight" correspondent Cameron Mathison says that living in California makes it easy for his family to take mini vacations throughout the year. "We have so many options for an easy weekend getaway," says the 46-year-old actor. "We have the ocean, mountain, forest and desert choices -- all within a few hours."
Known for his ...Read more