October 23, 2013
Dick Durbin: Top House GOP Leader Told Obama 'I Cannot Even Stand To Look At You' [UPDATE
Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) alleged this weekend that a top House Republican leader told President Barack Obama, "I cannot even stand to look at you" during negotiations over the government shutdown. Durbin made the charge in a…
'Entourage' Movie: Jeremy Piven Pay At Center Of Spat
A version of this story first appeared in the Nov. 1 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. The Entourage cast and producers can't seem to hug it out over who's being paid what for the planned movie. And sources say Jeremy Piven's backend compensation has some castmembers throwing an Ari Gold-style tantrum.
14 Real Short Stories That Prove The Power Of Love And Generosity
October 23rd is the 10th anniversary of the nonprofit Storycorps program, and they have a new book called Ties That Bind: Stories of Love and Gratitude From the First Ten Years of StoryCorps. Here are 14 real human stories that will touch your heart.
Constantin To Restart Production On 'Mortal Instruments' Sequel In 2014 (Exclusive)
BERLIN – Constantin is pushing ahead with its adaptations of Cassandra Clare’s best-selling Mortal Instruments franchise and plans to restart production on the second film in the series, The Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes, next year. Constantin slammed the brakes on City of Ashes, which had already begun production, after the first film in the planned franchise, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, underperformed at the box office.
The Time I Was Questioned By Police For Knitting In A Starbucks
I'm sitting at Starbucks, which I rarely do. It's hard to knit there. A lot of people still find it weird for a man to be knitting in public. But, for us fellas that knit, it's nothing short of ordinary. There are many people that see us, see what…
¿Qué Pasa Si Le Envías Un Mensaje De Texto A Tu Padres Pretendiendo Ser Un Vendedor De Drogas?
Nathan Fielder, estrella y creador de uno de los programas más divertidos de la televisión, "Nathan For You" de Comedi Central, le pidió a sus seguidores de Twitter que le mandaran mensajes de texto diciendo que estaban vendiendo mota. Los resultados son tan buenos y divertidos como te los imaginabas.
Here Are Not One But Two New Trailers For ‘Anchorman
If you’re like me and really mad at Ben & Jerry’s for making its newest flavor, Ron Burgundy’s Scotchy Scotch Scotch, very butterscotch-centric (because butterscotch is GROSS), don’t worry. I’ve got two new trailers here for Anchorman: The Legend…
Kim Kardashian's Engagement Rings: Kanye West, Kris Humphries Compared
She knows how to flaunt it! Kanye West put a ring on it and proposed to girlfriend Kim Kardashian on her 33rd birthday Monday, Oct. 21. Surprisingly (or not), Kardashian's new bling appears to be similar in style to her old one from ex-husband Kris…
Mocking ObamaCare: Jon Stewart Leading The Media Charge
Unfair? Nobody’s died because of the computer problems, though those who can’t get health insurance—who Obama and the Democrats want to help—could suffer if they can’t sign up. The larger issue is that the press is now in piling-on mode, ripping not…
Former Third Eye Blind Guitarist Awarded About $450,000 After Alleging Stephan Jenkins Is An Asshole
There have been rumors going around in the music industry (and on The A.V. Club) for years now about how insane Third Eye Blind is to work with, but a newly settled lawsuit might have finally brought some legal precedent to that argument. On Monday,…
Sheldon Adelson: U.S. Should Fire Nuclear Missile At Iran
Billionaire Sheldon Adelson advocated sending a nuclear bomb into the desert of Iran as a warning shot. "And then you say, 'See, the next one is in the middle of Tehran. So we mean business. You want to be wiped out, go ahead, take a tough position and then continue with your nuclear development.'"
Ryan Blasts Sebelius' Silence On ObamaCare Implementation Inquiries
The decision comes as the HealthCare.gov site's failures have attracted widespread attention, and demands from President Obama to fix them. Yet Ryan, R-Wis., began asking Sebelius to appear before the House Budget Committee well before the rocky…
Saudi Arabia Severs Diplomatic Ties With US Over Response To Conflict In Syria
Upset at President Barack Obama's policies on Iran and Syria, members of Saudi Arabia's ruling family are threatening a rift with the United States that could take the alliance between Washington and the kingdom to its lowest point in years.
Prince George's Godparents Named Pre-Christening, Prince Harry, Pippa Middleton Not On List
They'll still be the best, wildest aunt and uncle ever! Prince Harry and Pippa Middleton were not among the seven men and women selected to be godparents to baby Prince George Alexander Louis, whose christening is hours away at St. James Palace in…
Aaron Tveit's 30th Birthday, 5 Reasons To Obsess Over Him
Douchebag past or not, I wouldn’t let a mishap like that keep me from celebrating a big event like Aaron Tveit’s 30th birthday today! Besides, I already forgave him years ago when I discovered that he’s actually one of the most talented human beings…
Possible Human Bones, 'Occult' Altar Found In Home By Cleaning Crew
A cleaning crew and a realtor recently made a haunting discovery when they stumbled upon a possible occult altar forgotten for a decade and a half in a small house for sale in a Colorado suburb. Animal skulls, chains, bones from a goat and possibly…
George Clooney's 'Monuments Men' Pushed To 2014
George Clooney’s The Monuments Men has been pushed to 2014, The Hollywood Reporter confirms. Sony Pictures had planned to open the World War II drama domestically Dec. 18, but the film will now hit theaters during the first quarter of next year. The Los Angeles Times first reported the news.