January 7, 2013
One Direction’s “Kiss You” Video: Two More Teasers, Featuring The Boys On Skis & Bikes
Poor One Direction fans must be seething at the mouth by now. The boys just released two more teasers for their upcoming “Kiss You” video, both of which feature more of their swoon-worthy smiles and seemingly goofy personas. The official video drops…
Vocal Fry And Valley Girls: Why Old Men Find Young Women's Voices So Annoying.
Last week, Slate Lexicon Valley podcaster (and NPR On the Media host) Bob Garfield lamented a frightening tic invading American speech. It appears “almost exclusively among women, and young women at that.” As these women form sentences, Garfield…
'Facebook Dead Prank': Facebook User Declared 'Dead' In Social Media Prank
Maine's Rusty Foster, 36, found out the hard way that it's pretty easy to fake a person's death on Facebook. As a prank, Foster's friends falsely reported him dead last week via Facebook's "Memorialization Request" page, which only requires the…
'Private Practice' Adds 'Parenthood' Actress For Series Finale (Exclusive)
The Private Practice series finale will not only feature Addison's wedding but a touch of Parenthood as well. The departing ABC medical drama has enlisted Parenthood's Sarah Ramos to guest star in the final installment of the Shonda Rhimes series, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.
Huell Howser, Host Of 'California Gold,' Dies At 67
Huell Howser, the popular, folksy host of the TV travelogue California Gold, died Sunday night of natural causes, his longtime TV home KCET said Monday. He was 67. Ryan Morris, Howser's assistant, had told The Los Angeles Times in November that the host was "retiring from filming new shows."
As Assad Shows Defiance, Syria Nears Existential Cliff
If the geological metaphor fashionable in Washington these days can be applied in Damascus, then Syria is moving perilously closer toward an existential cliff. President Bashar Assad on Sunday delivered a dramatic aria of defiance from the stage of…
James Holmes Hearing: Accused Aurora Shooter Was ‘Just Standing There’ After Theater Rampage
The first day of preliminary hearings in the case of the Aurora, Colo. theater shooting was an emotional one, as police officers testified about what they saw when responding to the scene of the bloody July 20 rampage that killed 12 people and…
14th Amendment Option: Nancy Pelosi Urges Obama To 'Just Go Do It' (VIDEO)
WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) urged the president on Sunday to drop his resistance to the idea and simply bypass the upcoming debate over raising the debt ceiling by deeming the entire cap unconstitutional.
Rihanna: New Long Hair In Hollywood!
With this hair she’s like many of those it-girls, whom we see everyday. They pose in front of cameras with different (male) celebs, just to be noticed and everything.. oh, and where to show your ‘new’ hair..only in Hollywood.)) In fact, there’s nothing new in her hair, just another color..or maybe I don’t see it((
‘Revenge’ Season 2, Episode 10 Recap: Last Night’s Winners And Losers
Life is so much more interesting in the Hamptons. At least, it is in the soap world of Revenge, where it’s a high-class hotbed for the exploits of the rich, beautiful, and irrevocably corrupt. Though it’s quite different for the beguiling Emily…
Who’s That Girl: Hannah Davis, The DirecTV Genie [PHOTOS]
If you were watching any television this weekend, there’s a good chance that you saw the new DirecTV ad featuring a very attractive genie. If you thought that she looked, familiar, you’re not wrong. Her name is Hannah Davis and our boys over at…
Teenagers Cutting Themselves To Get Justin Bieber To Stop Smoking Weed Is The Worst Twitter Hashtag Of The Year
UPDATE: The whole thing started as a 4Chan joke, which doesn't make it much better. The horrifying #CutForBieber is trending. WARNING: While the below scenes of self-mutilation may or may not be real, they are still graphic.
VH1 Unveils Revamped Brand Identity Reflecting Music, Pop Culture Integration
VH1 is getting a makeover. As 2013 kicks into gear, the network is refreshing its brand identity across linear, digital and social platforms, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The new promotional materials feature a plus sign (+) within the VH1 letterforms, which is being…