Jai Ho

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    Pussycat Dolls Sing Oscar Winning Song!

    Did you ever think you'd hear Pussycat Dolls and Academy Award in the same sentence? Well, the gammy gals have redone the Oscar winning tune from Slumdog Millionaire, that bit of Bollywood bombast called "Jai Ho," while adding their own inimitable trollopy dollop of sex appeal. It's not that strang ... More >>

  • Music

    March 18, 2009

    The Hesitant Triumph of Britney Spears

    Her fans scream, her circus-themed antics mesmerize, and her wardrobe functions just fine

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    Slumdog To Be a Broadway Musical?

    The Daily News has reported that the Oscar winning phenomenon Slumdog Millionaire is being turned into a musical and it might even be headed to Broadway. Before you vomit, please realize that they're doing this to raise money for Mumbai kids--hopefully the same ones that didn't get paid to be in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2009

    Liveblogging the Academy Oscar Awards! Part III!

    Additional, excellent live-blogging here with Allison Benedikt at Sound of the City. The King of All Oscar Predictors walks among you in Part III. Will this hubris bring us low? Watch and judge! Oh no, Ben Stiller, you are not. Natalie Portman, good straight woman. Stiller probably thinks he's Ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2009

    Alleged Leaker, Nate Silver, Carpetbagger, and Runnin' Scared Pick the Oscar Winners!

    Yes, Carly Simon won an Oscar, but not for Costume Design. Photo by Alan Light. The Oscars are tomorrow night, and an alleged leak of the winners is making it more interesting than usual. The Academy has denounced the list as a "complete fraud." If so, it should be exposed tomorrow, though the ever ... More >>