The family of a woman in Queens is furious after she left nearly $250,000 in her will to bogus Rapture-propagating pastor Harold Camping. Doris Schmitt was 78 and died weeks before the Rapture was supposed to happen. Her family was shocked to discover that she'd left most of her life savings to C ... More >>
When push comes to shove, we really don't care whether Paris Hilton calls herself Paris or Farthead, whether Madonna has one name or two, or whether Prince calls himself by an actual name or chooses to go by a symbol. Nor do we care much about Lindsay Lohan, but she seems to think differently ... More >>
AOL bought The Huffington Post for $315 million, it's true. Arianna Huffington says she's "stepping off a fast-moving train and onto a supersonic jet," by which she means she just made a large amount of money. And she is now the editor-in-chief of Black Voices. Also, MapQuest and Moviefone, p ... More >>
Jack Donaghy is a fictional NBC executive on the show 30 Rock; Alec Baldwin is the actor who plays him. Neither is going to replace Keith Olbermann as the host of Countdown or any other show in the 8 p.m. slot on MSNBC because that would be ridiculous, despite a report from Popeater's Rob Shu ... More >>
As it's been noted, News Corp's daily newspaper built just for the iPad -- The Daily -- is on the way. It is Rupert Murdoch's newest child, the Draco Malfoy to his Voldemort. As such, they're hiring or trying to hire every editorial staffer this side of the Bangkok Bugle Tribune, which I just inv ... More >>
AOL's Popeater blog just asked me for quotes about why that pretty little Taylor Swift hasn't fallen into the "hot mess" trap that some other young stars, a la Lindsay/Britney/Xtina/Miley, have flirted with.
My stunning reply:
"Unlike so many young stars who've turned into walking train wre ... More >>