Sofia Coppola discusses The Bling Ring
Calling 777-FILM used to be a relatively quick and effortless way to get movie listings info. But here's what you go through now: "Hello, and welcome to Moviefone! This call is sponsored by..." [Segues into some undecipherable ad for a "mobile club" that begins, "Yo, check this out." I'd rathe ... More >>
Earlier today, I compared the conservative gay group GoProud to Jewish Nazis because they endorsed Mitt Romney for President. It caused a firestorm of response, both pro and con, and led to this official response from the group's executive director, Jimmy LaSalvia: "Have you seen Michael Musto la ... More >>
First Gabourey Sibideh revealed that before she made it big, she ran into one of her idols, Joan Cusack, but Cusack wasn't so comforting. In fact, Cusack told Sidibe to get out of the biz because it's so image-conscious! That's bizarre because Cusack herself is an unconventional type who's done we ... More >>
This year the message has been sent out along the Rialto: Don't bring back a show as is! Fix it, tweak it, and make it brand spanking new to keep it relevant. Make it better!
This Sunday at 9 PM is the second installment of the four-week series on TV Guide Network called From Glamour to Slammer! 100 Hollywood Crimes, Misdemeanors, and Dirty Deeds. The series examines the alleged criminal actions of names like Michael Jackson, Hugh Grant, Lindsay Lohan, Marvin Gay ... More >>
I got this idea from datalounge.com, some of whose nominees I'm including, while adding a few of my own, all based on extremely traumatizing experiences. Your horrible choices are: *Cindy Crawford, Fair Game She played a lawyer with pert nipples. I'm the only one that saw this cinema clas ... More >>
I Dream of Jeannie was the classic, navel-baring 1960s show about a 2,000-year-old lady who lives in a bottle, which makes her look much younger. There's long been talk of a movie version, seeing as it's one of the few sitcoms (along with My Mother the Car) that hasn't been filmed yet. Wel ... More >>
George Clooney might be well-known as the face of Nespresso, and the image of Padma Lakshmi munching away at Burger King is forever ingrained in the minds of fourteen-year-old boys. Other celebrities have endorsed food products, too...only in roles before they hit stardom. The Daily Meal has a fun ... More >>
I was on CNN this morning with anchor Kyra Phillips, discussing the plight of crazed Charlie Sheen, whose rants against the creator of Two and a Half Men have led to the suspension of this season's remaining episodes. Among my highly illuminating bon mots:
That's one of the sincere holiday wishes expressed in the tres amusant Christmas card I just got from Caroline's Comedy Club. Here are some of the other lovely yuletide hopes that are on the wryly joyful card: "A proposed gay bar next to the proposed mosque. "Brett Favre keeping his ball ... More >>
People are still outraged over Marc Jacobs's mostly nude ad for his perfume BANG, which has the buff designer oiled like a salad spoon while holding an oversized package to cover his oversized package. And the more they carry on about how vulgar it all is, the more the ad works!
via Best Week EverJust 'cause we like to keep track: Lindsay Lohan has checked herself into a rehab facility in the L.A. area, likely planning to stay until her October 22 court date. This is the fifth time for her en toto, meaning Best Week Ever gets to make good on their Frequent Rehabbers ... More >>
Alain Ducasse is one of several top chefs who are turning their attentions to vegetables, even offering haute veggie tasting menus. [Wall Street Journal] McDonald's posted a 12 percent gain in its second quarter thanks, in part, to its new smoothies and frappes. [Bloomberg] Burger King is ... More >>
"Kombucha was the culprit!"They say some varieties of kombucha, the fermented Chinese tea popular with health food nuts and starlets, could contain almost as much alcohol as weak beer. Given this information, Whole Foods, once one of the largest retailers of the stuff, pulled it from shelves. ... More >>
This week in food blogs ... Eater, like just about every other online food presence out there, posted its guide to watching, eating, and drinking the World Cup. Grub Street was dismayed that LiLo's dad, Michael Lohan, was planning a Hamptons nightclub called Controversy, but seemed even sadder to ... More >>
This glamorous cautionary montage courtesy of Beauregard Houston-Montgomery lines up some of the most hallucinogenic images from 1967's three-gals-on-a-rampage romp for a stunning pole of horror that we can simultaneously laugh and gasp at while Lindsay Lohan sucks it up and learns her place ... More >>
Two of our nation's prized women -- professional celebrity Kim Kardashian and professional sex partner-cum-professional celebrity Ashley Dupre -- occupy a very similar position in our collective psyche. Not that they're merely sex objects, but they are mostly sex objects. So when a Playboy photog ... More >>
So starts our morning news roundup. Today: the housing law in New York you're probably breaking right now. The hot ticket that is President Obama's Passover Seder. Lindsay Lohan's yayo "uh oh," a riot at Rikers, Christian Militia madmen, and more. Here's what's in the news this morning:
Lindsay Lohan's career might have hit a bit of a snag, but her partying hasn't. And now she's geting paid for it! On Saturday February 20, Lindsay is making a special appearance at the event called Pool After Dark at Harrah's casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
We thought Lindsay Lohan had retired from show business or taken an extended break to go to Yale like Jodie Foster, but here she is in a Muse magazine photo shoot, not only appearing topless but in some cases pretending to be in flagrante. At least we think she's pretending; we'll have to wait for ... More >>
We're gonna go ahead and put this in the "too soon" category, along with that 20 Michael Jackson Jokes post on Street Carnage and the weekend's endless crop of mostly terrible MJ tributes. But you may feel differently. [Lindsay Lohan via Vulture]
This may be a gross stereotype, but more often than not, I've had friends introduce me to their boyfriends and become aghast at the fact that they look like identical twins! Surely this phenomenon is done via some kind of split-screen special effect, because what I'm loooking at in these cases is li ... More >>
People have protests against overdevelopment all the time, and most get little attention from the press. But the folks in Dumbo who disapprove the building of yet another ugly modern tower, this one hard by the Brooklyn Bridge, had a masterstroke: have a celebrity guest. If they'd gotten Lindsay Loh ... More >>
Visit Minnesota's Mayberry
The catwalks, the clothes, the chit-chat: "Which of the Palin men do you think is cutest?"
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