‘Mad Men’ Actor James Wolk on the Mystery of Bob Benson

Actor James Wolk on Mad Men conspiracy theories and how his past as a Bar Mitzvah emcee prepared him for the biggest role of his life

“If Mad Men went on for 10 years, and it were up to me, Bob would continue being mysterious.”

James Wolk on the Mystery of Bob Benson [PDF]

Life on the Rocks

Aron Ralston, whose harrowing tale of desert survival is chronicled in the 2010 film 127 Hours, opens up about his ego, being played by James Franco and the biggest sacrifice he’s ever had to make.

Aron Ralston is terrified of needles. “I can’t watch movies that show them. Pulp FictionTrainspotting, anything with heroin — it kills me.” Bold words coming from a guy who amputated his own arm.

Ralston 1  [PDF]

Ralston 2-3 [PDF]

It’s Reality

In the years since Vail firefighter Ryan Sutter won Trista Rehn’s heart on the debut season of “The Bachelorette,” scores of TV contestants with Colorado connections have hit primetime.

From Top Chef Hosea Rosenberg to American Idol Ace Young, a roundup of Colorado’s biggest homegrown stars — and what they’ve been up to since their big breaks.

It's Reality

 

Life on the Rocks

Aron Ralston, whose harrowing tale of desert survival is chronicled in the movie 127 Hours, opens up about his ego, being played by James Franco and the biggest sacrifice he’s ever had to make.

Aron Ralston is terrified of needles. “I can’t watch movies that show them,” says the 35-year-old Boulder resident. “Pulp Fiction, Trainspotting, anything with heroin — it kills me.” Bold words coming from a guy who amputated his own arm.

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Hot Actress: Jessica Chastain

Hollywood’s hottest newcomer is an ethereally beautiful California girl — who still drives a ’97 Toyota.

Jessica Chastain has starred in six films this year. Her resumé is bursting, in other words – and yet she still drives a 14-year-old Toyota.

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‘Glee,’ TV’s New Hitmaking Machine

High-school choir churns out smash covers of Journey, Queen

When the creators of Fox’s Glee gathered to screen the pilot of the high school choir comedy, they called in a special consultant: former Journey singer Steve Perry.

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Broadway Cranks It Up With New Crop of Rock Musicals

U2, Green Day hit the stage

“Musical theater has to grow with the times,” says Michael Mayer, who wrote and directed American Idiot, the rock opera based on Green Day’s 2004 album. “It has to reflect the tastes of a generation that didn’t grow up on South Pacific.”

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