January 10, 2014
Lee Daniels In Talks To Direct Richard Pryor Biopic (Exclusive)
Lee Daniels is looking to get back into business with The Weinstein Company. The director is in negotiations to tackle an untitled Richard Pryor biopic as his follow-up to The Butler. The Weinstein Company, which produced and distributed Daniels' surprise hit about a White House butler, will fully finance the Richard Pryor project.
35 Reasons Why You Need To Get To Know Neville Longbottom The Corgi
With over 16,000 new friends on Facebook and Instagram in over 40 countries, as well as featured posts by the Huffington Post, Petco, and DogsofInstagram - 6 month old Welsh Pembroke Corgi Neville Longbottom is a corgi worth knowing. Find out why!
Meryl Streep Calls Disney Out For Being A Racist Misogynist, Proves She Can Throw Shade Like The Best Of Them
On the slight chance you weren’t already petitioning the courts to force Meryl Streep to adopt and re-raise you, this latest story ought to do the trick. At last night’s National Board of Review Awards (just work with me here, it’s a thing), she…
This Video Of Ellen Surprising Portia With Her Christmas Gift Will Explode Your Heart With Joy
I’m used to Ellen setting the bar pretty high as far as heart-warming, and by no means did she let me down with this amazing video of surprising her wife, Portia de Rossi, with exactly the Christmas present she wanted. (A car, naturally. Because…
Changes To The Las Vegas Strip - Thrillist Las Vegas
Las Vegas is kinda like Disney World, or your homework for Mrs. Batten's 7th grade math class… it's never finished. And this year, multiple new additions that pretty much exhaust the number of math words you remember from Mrs. Batten's class range…
Golden Globes Predictions: Who Will Win, Who Should Win (Analysis)
What follows are the predictions of THR's awards analyst Scott Feinberg ("Will Win") and preferences of THR's film critic Todd McCarthy and television critic Tim Goodman ("Should Win"), along with brief justifications for their selections. You are…
‘Girls’ Whiplash Report: Why, Despite Everything, Lena Dunham’s Nudity Is Radical
We’re going to have another post on what exactly was wrong with a reporter from the entertainment gossip outlet The Wrap asking Lena Dunham why she’s naked all the time on Girls. In my humble opinion, it was a disgusting, risible question, and I say…
Gwyneth Paltrow Joins 'Glee's' Two-Part 100th Episode As Sue Ends New Directions (Exclusive)
Glee's landmark 100th episode is poised to double in size as New Directions faces some world-shattering news. Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that Gwyneth Paltrow is in talks to reprise her Emmy-winning guest role as substitute teacher extraordinaire Holly Holliday in the 100th episode, which has been expanded to a two-part event airing March 18 and 25.
Emma Watson In A Bikini On The Beach; Yeah, Life Is Fair [PHOTOS]
Emma Watson is looking good in a black bikini on a sunny Caribbean beach while enjoying life with a new boyfriend who doesn’t look anything like a COED staffer. This is obviously beyond our understanding. Well, we understand that Emma Watson is…
Questioning Lena Dunham’s ‘Girls’ Nudity Is Stupid, But Judd Apatow’s Response Wasn’t So Smart, Either
Did your parents ever let you open one present on Christmas Eve because you couldn’t WAIT for Christmas morning? That’s how I feel today, because even though Girls doesn’t premiere until Sunday, we’re already fighting about it! Welcome to…
Gerry Yaum Photographs Sex Workers In Pattaya, Thailand, In His Exhibition, “Body Sellers
In 1994, Canadian photographer Gerry Yaum saw a documentary about the sex tourism industry in Thailand. Two years later, he visited the country for the first time and has since returned many times with the intent of raising awareness about…
The Best Time A Diva Cup Suctioned Itself To My Cervix
I consider myself fairly crunchy on the “granola” spectrum. I homebrew kombucha, take a lax view toward showers and shampoo, and, yes, bake my own granola. So when I started hearing buzz about menstrual cups – much of the buzz from Hairpinners… (Yes, that is a portent of things to come.) I am pro-environment and as anti-spending money as the next twenty-something grad student, so I researched the heck out of those little guys. The number of review websites alone will boggle the mind. As usual, though I am totally willing to…
'Boardwalk Empire' Ending With Season 5
HBO is making one last trip to Atlantic City. The network confirmed Thursday that the upcoming fifth season of Boardwalk Empire will be the series' last. "It has been an incredible honor to bring this powerful and groundbreaking series to our subscribers," said programming president Michael Lombardo. "Terry Winter has created one for the ages." PHOTOS: 40 Years of HBO
Thousands Of People In West Virginia Have No Water After Chemical Spill Triggers Disaster Declaration
Authorities issued a federal disaster declaration after more than 200,000 people in Charleston and surrounding counties were left without drinking water. A chemical spill in Elk River shut down the city.
Lobbying Talking Points Show Insurer Freak-Out Over Potential Obamacare Provision Repeal
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association CEO Scott Serota asks members to lobby the Hill against repeal of the "risk corridor and reinsurance program" that Republicans believe is an insurance company bailout. The repeal "jeopardizes the entire private health insurance market and will ultimately lead to a single-payer system," he writes.
Robert Rodriguez Explains This Exclusive "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" Photo
The Gecko brothers are back in a TV series that expands on the cult classic 1996 film. Robert Rodriguez spoke to BuzzFeed about translating From Dusk Till Dawn to the small screen — and fleshing out a new kind of vampire mythology.
Your Mental Sorbet: "Where's the beef!"
First airing in January 1984, the Wendy's commercial portrayed a fictional fast-food competitor entitled "Big Bun", where three elderly ladies are served an enormous hamburger bun containing a minuscule hamburger patty. While two of the women are so engaged, they are interrupted by an irascible Clara Peller, who searches in vain for customer assistance while making the outraged demand: "Where's the beef!".
These Cute Baby Foxes were Saved from being Strangled by a Goal Net
These two adorable little baby foxes were saved from being strangled to death by being caught up in a families football net in their garden. To see more behind the scenes footage from Wildlife Aid subscribe to our channel by clicking here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=thewildlifeaidtv To see how you can help save wildlife visit our website: www.wildlifeaid.org.uk
2014 Philip K. Dick Award Nominees
Each year, the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society and the Philip K. Dick Trust release a short list of paperback novels which have been nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award. Past winners have included William Gibson, Paul J. McAuley, Pat Murphy, Ian McDonald, Stephen Baxter, Richard K. Morgan and others. Here's this year's slate of 7 nominees:
'Game Of Thrones' Season 4 Premiering In April
There are only 88 days until the return of Game of Thrones. Making fans of the series hold their breath for the last few months with little more than a peep on the fourth season's production, HBO announced Thursday that their flagship drama premieres April 6 at 9 p.m. (The night also sees the return of…
A Reporter Asked Lena Dunham Why There's So Much Nudity On "Girls"
"I just was looking at him and going into this rage, this idea that you would talk to a woman like that and accuse a woman of showing her body too much," said executive producer Jenni Konner. "The idea, it just makes me sort of sick."
Brutal New Democratic Video Turns Christie's Personality Against Him
The Democratic National Committee has released a new video hammering N.J. Gov. Chris Christie for the scandal involving the politically-motivated shutdown of lanes on a busy bridge between New York City and New Jersey. Christie apologized in a press conference Friday, announcing he had fired a top aide connected to the scandal, but insisted he wasn't involved in any wrongdoing.
Christie Crackdown Ups Scrutiny Over Obama's Scandal Response
While New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is getting hammered over a close aide's involvement in snarling traffic as an apparent act of political retribution, he's nevertheless set himself apart from the Obama administration in his response to scandal.
OK! Wake Up Call: Kendall Jenner Spotted On Another Date With Harry Styles, Kristen Storms Gives Birth, And More!
Rise and shine, pop culture fans! Rub your eyes, get to stretchin’, and pour yourself a hot cup of coffee because it’s time to start your day off right with a little OK! Wake Up Call. It’s better than the blaring ring from your alarm clock, right?