Emeril Lagasse

Emeril Lagasse
Known as much for the catchphrases "Bam!" and "Kick it up a notch!" as his Creole-infused recipes, celebrity chef supreme Emeril Lagasse became a major feature on the American culinary landscape with massive exposure on cooking shows such as "Essence of Emeril" (Food Network, 1994-2008). After earning his stripes with a stellar run as the executive chef at the renowned New Orleans eatery...

Todd Solondz

Todd Solondz
Thanks to a series of independent films that cumulatively could be best described as disturbing, writer-director Todd Solondz courted controversy and outrage among audiences and critics while leaving an indelible mark upon the filmmaking world. Solondz made his official debut following a debacle first film with "Welcome to the Dollhouse" (1995), a heartbreaking yet hilarious chronicle of junior...