July 27, 2011
Republicans Use Clip From 'The Town' To Rally Support For Debt Bill, Ben Affleck Responds
Trying to inspire the GOP to vote for John Boehner's debt ceiling bill, the House Majority Whip showed a clip from Ben Affleck's "The Town." Ben Affleck was very confused by this. Here is the clip, along with Ben Affleck's response to the use of his film to drum up Tea Party support. Is it really a good idea to use a quote with the line "We're going to hurt some people" in relation to public policy?
Norway Terror Attack: From Flat-screen TVs To Jogging Trails, Here's Where Norway's Mass Murderer Could End Up.
The man allegedly behind Norway's devastating terror attacks, Anders Behring Breivik, is now under arrest. And he should count himself lucky for—if entirely undeserving of—a penal system in that country that is among the cushiest in the world. There…
14 Movie Premises Based On Board Games
Hollywood should feel free to contact me about my writing credit. With movies based on Candyland, Battleship, Monopoly and even Ouija, Hollywood is really scraping the bottom of the barrel. So while they're down there, they might as well cash in on our nostalgia too. I took
thirty minutes days out of my time to help them with these well thought out and plot-hole proof concepts.
The Top 10 Greatest Nickelback Songs
With rumors that Nickelback may be back in the studio, fans are anxious to hear how the legendary quartet from Alberta, Canada, will reinvent themselves this time. While we wait for their long-anticipated follow-up to 2008's Dark Horse, let's have a look back at some of their greatest moments.
Hugh Hefner: Crystal Harris Lied About Our Sex Life!
During an appearance on Howard Stern's radio show Tuesday, Playboy Playmate and runaway bride Crystal Harris seriously dissed former fiancé Hugh Hefner's prowess (or lack thereof) in the bedroom, saying that they had sex just once -- and it only las…
Gene Simmons Family Jewels Ends Season Finale With Surprise (Video)
On the season finale of A&E's Gene Simmons Family Jewels Tuesday night, the KISS frontman surprised his longtime partner Shannon Tweed with a marriage proposal. "I come with so much baggage, but you’re the only friend I’ve got, ” Simmons told Twe…
Amy Winehouse Death: Blake Fielder Civil Singer Left Out Of Will
It's no secret that Amy Winehouse and ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil shared a simultaneously passionate and self-destructive relationship--so much so that Fielder-Civil's mother fears her son, "wracked with guilt" over Winehouse's death, will "kill …
Oh Snap!: Jordan Matter's Photographs Of Dancers Among Us
“It’s the most obvious concept; I can’t believe I didn’t think of it.” That’s the response Jordan Matter usually gets from dance photographers experiencing his Dancers Among Us series for the first time. Matter’s concept is simple: Great profession…
Kat Von D Explodes On ‘Good Day L.A.’ Set Over Jesse James ‘LA Ink’ Clip
Kat Von D is trying to promote the new season of her TLC show LA Ink, not her breakup with Jesse James. The tattoo maven made that very clear this morning when she stormed off the set of Fox 11′s Good Day L.A. after the Southern California news prog…
George Lopez Will Move To Canada If Sarah Palin Becomes President
Comic-turned-TV presenter George Lopez has vowed to banish himself to Canada if Sarah Palin ever becomes president of the United States. The former Alaskan governor previously ran for the vice-president position during John McCain's Republican bid…
Frank Darabont Stepping Down As The Walking Dead Showrunner
After taking such complete control over The Walking Dead’s first season that he briefly toyed with not keeping a full-time writing staff at all, Frank Darabont has reportedly stepped down as showrunner for the AMC zombie drama. The announcement is s…
Possible Hostage Situation Near The Flatiron Building In New York
According to both Gothamist and the New York Daily News there is currently some sort of hostage situation in or around the Flatiron Building. Most reports tend to agree that a man is holding his wife hostage at gun point. UPDATE: The most recent reports have the man located in the apartment building next to the Flatiron. The police have currently blocked off a four block area and it is recommended that you avoid the area. UPDATE 2: Police have the suspect in custody. There were no injuries or shots were fired. The suspect was led away wearing daisy dukes (I really hope we'll have pictures soon).
Bridge & Tunnel: MTV's Original Attempt At Jersey Shore-Style Awfulness
Before there was Jersey Shore, MTV almost went ahead with a similar show about the ladies of Staten Island, called Bridge & Tunnel. The sizzle reel for said show has leaked onto the interwebs and is now available for your viewing pleasure. Ah to think of what almost was...
First Official Photo Of Gale And Peeta From The Hunger Games Movie
Entertainment Weekly seems to have decided that their next cash cow (in the wake of Harry Potter's conclusion) will be The Hunger Games. We don't mind as we kind of like those books and the movie seems interesting so far. What do you think of Katniss's male options?
A Plus Size Model Just Confessed To Wearing Padding When She Works
Yesterday's WWD ran a story about up-and-coming plus size model Marquita Ping, and she revealed to the paper that sometimes, when she's working, she wears pads to give the illusion that her hips, thighs, and butt are bigger than they are. Really!?
Michael Phelps Grabs Gold, Gene Simmons Proposes To Girlfriend And More From While You Were Sleeping
(CBS/What's Trending) - Michael Phelps takes home his first gold medal No stranger to the Olympic Gold Medal, Michael Phelps finally takes home one from the World Swimming Championships in Shanghai. Phelps, the defending champion of this race, swam…
6 Technologies Conspicuously Absent From Sci-Fi Movies
Maybe it is just me, but the bizarre thing about all of these is that they fit into the SUSPENSION OF DISBELIEF category. Sure they are all useful technologies, but they would destroy the movies, wouldn't they? So what is the problem? The bizarre…