August 18, 2011
Matthew McConaughey In 'Magic Mike': Playing Ex-Stripper
Variety reports that McConaughey has signed on for "Magic Mike," the stripper buddy drama flick that will be directed by Oscar-winner Steven Soderbergh. The film will star Channing Tatum as an experienced stripper who takes new boy Alex Pettyfer und…
Emmys 2011: Why Kyle Chandler Embraces His Underdog Status (Q&A)
The ever-modest star of the departed DirecTV/NBC drama Friday Night Lights would never say it out loud. But to earn a first Emmy as a long shot for the final season of playing Coach Eric Taylor would be, for Kyle Chandler, the perfect FNL finale. In…
Endangered Animals: Better Looking, Better Protected?
Ah, the loggerhead sea turtle. It may not be the most cuddly creature to hit the beaches of South Carolina, but it certainly boasts a degree of reptilian cuteness. And soon, this species may be one of the few that makes the grand leap from threatene…
U.S. Government Buys $40 Million Worth Of Chicken Nobody Wants
As Americans become more and more conscious about what they put into their bodies, it makes sense that the need for factory-farmed meat—which is as bad for your health as it is for the Earth—is not what it used to be. Many people are choosing to eat…
Woman Saved From Explosion By Refrigerator
65-year-old Janice Harms of of Clara City, Minnesota credits the refrigerator with saving her life when her house blew up in a gas explosion. Harms took shelter near her Frigidaire as the house collapsed around her, suffering only minor injuries. It looked exactly like this...
Bench-Clearing Brawl Between U.S. And China Basketball Teams
An exhibition game in Beijing between Georgetown University and the Bayi Rockets devolved into a bench-clearing brawl, just in time for Joe Biden's goodwill visit to China. China's sports are now overrun with spoiled, violent man-children...they really are our global equal.
Beyonce Keeps Fans And Staffers At Her Roseland Gigs Happy With Pizza
Beyoncé has been keeping her fans and staffers at her four sold-out concerts at Roseland Ballroom happy with pizza. On Tuesday night, fans standing on line to enter the ballroom for her show noticed a Bentley rolling up to the backstage entrance to …
Watch: CNN's Cooper Cracks Up Over Depardieu-Pee Incident
A combination of puns and potty humor reduced the normally stoic CNN host (disclosure: CNN, like TIME, is owned by Time Warner) to a quivering pile of giggles on Wednesday night. Cooper broke down as he outlined the antics of French actor Gérard Dep…
Jason Momoa Prepared For 'Conan' With Heavy Metal Music, Naked Pictures
Jason Momoa talked about how he prepared for a day's shoot on the set of the "Conan The Barbarian" remake. He explained, "I listened to a lot of heavy metal and I decorated my mirror with all these Conan pictures and also just naked women everywher…
Phil Hartman's Handwritten Letter To A Fan
A handwritten letter from 1997 by comedy legend Phil Hartman, responding to an aspiring young comedian who had sent the Saturday Night Live and Simpsons star a tape of standup. It's a thoughtful and sincere critique, made even more poignant by Hartman's tragic death in 1998. Hear the whole story behind the letter over at Happy Fatties.
The 25 Greatest Unscripted Scenes In Films & Morning Links
Christ on a codpiece, there sure have been a lot of supercuts lately. Nonetheless, this one’s pretty good. Though don’t let these rare, successful improvisations fool you, actors, saying your goddamned lines and shutting the hell up is still the bes…
Quirky Girl With Aaron Paul & Teresa Palmer From Teresa Palmer, Aaron Paul, Alex Fernie, AFFION CROCKETT, Allyhord, Funny Or Die, Manasewitsch, And Tony Swansey
A man (Aaron Paul) meets an incredibly beautiful new girl (Teresa Palmer) in his building and she's so quirky that it's hard to see any problems with her at all. This is the indie film of the year for quirky girls.
Amber Tamblyn News - Amber Tamblyn, David Cross And Hollywood's Random Pairings (PHOTOS)
After two years of dating actress Amber Tamblyn and Arrested Development’s David Cross are engaged, according to Life & Style. Their source even mentioned the couple have kept the news under wraps for the last couple weeks!
The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time Through Adorable Art
Vikki Chu illustrates a number of different subjects, but one of her most impressive are these awesome depictions of Link's quest in the first half of Ocarina of Time to retrieve the three Spiritual Stones. Not only is a trip back (most of) our childhoods, but it's a great new look at the series. Hopefully she'll continue illustrating the rest of the story.
Anderson Cooper Loses It While Talking About Gerard Depardieu’s “PeeGate” (Just Made That Up. Get It? Pee But Also Airplanes?)
On last night’s episode of Anderson Cooper 360, the Peabody-award winning journalist* made French actor Gerard Depardieu the subject of his light-hearted “Ridiculist” segment in which he pokes fun at some silly news story. Mr. Depardieu, of course, …
The 6 Most Mind-Blowing Ways Your Brain Can Malfunction
People suffering from a disorder called mirrored-self misidentification have a breakdown with the part of their brain that understands how reflections work, so when they look at a mirror, their brain tells them they're looking at a stranger through …
Julia Roberts Sports An Age Appropriate Bikini In Hawaii (PHOTOS)
Julia Roberts is flaunting her beach body while on a family vacation in Hawaii. The 43-year-old actress sported an age-appropriate navy blue bikini as she soaked up the sun with her ultra-fit husband, Danny Moder, by her side, showing off his toned …
Anderson Cooper Loses It During Gerard Depardieu Segment (Video)
Anderson Cooper got a case of the giggles on CNN Wednesday night. In a segment called "The RidicuList," Cooper couldn't contain his laughter as he made puns about Gerard Depardieu peeing on an Air France plane in front of the entire cabin.
David Letterman Vs. Al Qaida
The FBI is investigating death threats directed towards David Letterman found on a jihadist website, including statements such as, “Is there not among you (someone)...to cut the tongue of this lowly Jew and shut it forever?” The author of the threats was angered over jokes Letterman has made involving al-Qaida leaders Osama bin Laden and Ilyas Kashmirandi. Oh, and Letterman isn't Jewish.