In the first two weeks of its new season, Saturday Night Live has given us a pair of polar opposites for musical guests: The Lumineers and Kendrick Lamar. The dichotomy goes beyond differences in genre and has more to do with the fact that one band showed up to work on a Saturday night and one didn' ... More >>
My favorite Olympic quote so far came this morning from Allen St. John at Salon: "Over the first weekend, I've watched equestrian, dressage, women's table tennis, women's fencing, archery, bicycle racing, volleyball, team hand ball, and men's water polo. It's like Wide World of Sports on steroids.
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Jeremy Renner, the star of the Oscar-winning The Hurt Locker, is hurt.
Renner--who's coming up in The Avengers--wants some vengeance.
He tells The Hollywood Reporter about the gay rumors that have circled him for years:
"I want my personal life to be personal, and it's not f--king true.
No, this has nothing to do with Diana Rigg -- or even Uma Thurman in the terrible movie version.
It's the upcoming May release which brings together more Marvel superheroes than there are stars in rehab.
Does it look superheroic?
Political Powerhouses Jessica Simpson and Jimmy FallonNo one with any sense of perspective believes that Real America -- most of the nation, fly-over country, everywhere but the coastal cities, whatever you want to call it -- gives a quarter of a shit about the White House Correspondents Dinner. ... More >>
Still trying to wrangle your landlord to get your door to stop squeaking? You ain't seen shit. As long as they didn't make Elizabeth Dwoskin's beautifully terrifying work on this year's list of New York's Worst Landlords, you might end up wanting to hug your own building's capo. And if they a ... More >>
Lucas Jackson/NewscomCLICK HERE for my new column in which I talk about The Hurt Locker's Jeremy Renner, who projects all the stereotypical signs of a gay:
He was a makeup artist, he owned a house with a guy, he brought his mother to the Oscars...
What's up with that?
In another February 2 ritual, the 2010 Oscar Nominees were announced this morning. The Best Picture list, expanded to ten nominees this year, are:
The Blind Side
The Hurt Locker
Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire
A Serious Man
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Hot on the heels of the big critics' awards and the Golden Globe nominations, the Screen Actors Guild has unveiled its annual award nominations for films and television. SAG has been handing these out for 16 years, but only in the past few years has awards fever caused non-professionals to pa ... More >>