The gewgaw, the bead, and the ugly
Can marketing counterfeit versions of Sponge Bob Square Pants (actual cartoon at right) and Dora the Explorer filled with lead, other dangerous chemicals and choking hazards to children make you rich? Yes, boys and girls, it sure can. The feds reported today they seized a Porsche and a Lexus, alon ... More >>
Billy Crystal has a new movie called Parental Guidance, which I'm sure he's happy about, but because of bad management guidance, he's not part of one of the biggest franchises of all time. "I'm the dope who turned down Toy Story," Crystal reveals to AARP the Magazine. "Jeffrey Katzenberg brought m ... More >>
Too much like its arcade inspiration
"Kindness is a dick!" How great it would be if that were true, even if just for irony and anthropomorphism's sake? But no, Adam "Kindness" Bainbridge stays true to his vague moniker. A multi-disciplinary artist and longtime DJ who studied photography, Banbridge is just casual about his newfound fame ... More >>
I asked that question once before and the responses were so fervent that I had to retire to my plushie for some comfort before finally getting up the nerve to return to the human world again. But I'm back and ready to ask it one more time. Ever fall in love with an animated figure?
FlashFWD Awards featuring Pusha T and Ryan Leslie Gramercy Theater June 8, 2011 Better than: Watching two sets by Ryan Leslie. An award show wouldn't be an award show without winners and losers, speeches that run for too long, fashion mistakes and surprises. The FlashFWD Awards, a night of Intern ... More >>
No pics or video allowed, so let's just let "God's Song" crush us all over again. Randy Newman Town Hall Saturday, March 6 Better Than: James Franco, Anne Hathaway, and the whole lot. There was a seven-year-old boy at the Randy Newman concert. He sat in Row O, between his parents. It made sense, ... More >>
2010's hottest guest star seeks marquee status, less wimpiness
Toy Story 3 is a smash hit that's reaped critical hosannahs suggesting it rightfully earns its place next to the first two Toy Story treats. But has a sequel ever actually been better than the movie it follows up?
In its third installment, Pixar's juggernaut turns morose
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