Barbra Streisand Was So Convinced She’d Be Famous As a Teen That She Hid Her Face at Work

Singer, actress, director, producer, model, writer, and mall owner Barbra Streisand was a guest on the most recent episode of Alec Baldwin’s podcast Here’s the Thing, and made a number of revelations about her childhood that I found to be somewhere in the gray area between delightfully eccentric and sort of worrying.…

Olivia Munn Had to Pay For Her Own Hair, Makeup and Wardrobe to Appear in Ocean's 8, But It's Fine

While the decision to make this story lead today’s Dirt Bag may come across as shady at first glance, please know that I have no interest in being rude to Olivia Munn. As a card-carrying Munniac, I am constantly rooting for her success and find her to be a welcome presence in any film (she’s charming even in terrible…

A List of Things Barbra Streisand Said at the Tribeca Film Festival That Prompted Audience Applause

On Saturday, Barbra Streisand sat down with Robert Rodriguez in front of a rapturous audience at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center for a discussion about her career. Their talk focused mainly on her film work (the hourlong event was part the Tribeca Film Festival’s Tribeca Talk series) and was moderated by…

Barbra Streisand Didn't Like How Siri Pronounced Her Name, So She Called Apple and Made Them Change It

Barbra Streisand, the only living legend of stage and screen with a mall in her basement, pronounces the second “S” in her last name with a soft “S.” Say it wrong—like Apple’s A.I. personal assistant Siri does—and she will correct you, even if it means directly calling head of Apple Tim Cook to do it.