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  • CNN: Conservatives Have Upper Hand on Twitter

    08/21/2009 6:47:53 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 9 replies · 963+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | August 21, 2009 | P.J. Gladnick
    There is no big mystery about Twitter. Anybody with access to the Web can use it. In fact, just to keep things in perspective about this CNN Political Ticker story on how conservatives somehow have the upper hand on Twitter, be sure to watch this video of Ben Stiller explaining the "glories" of Twitter to a skeptical Mickey Rooney. Here are some of Rooney's classic remarks about Twitter in response to Stiller's explanations: "Do you find this fun and interesting?""I don't find that entertaining." "How do you get caught up on Tweets?""Can children do it?"
  • 'Tropic Thunder' Screened at Camp Pendleton

    08/05/2008 2:40:09 PM PDT · by winstonwolf33 · 5 replies · 276+ views
    Dirty Harry's Place ^ | 8/5/2008 | Anthony Breznican
    CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — Being an actor is nothing like being a Marine. For an actor, even a 30-minute helicopter ride from Burbank to Camp Pendleton, just north of San Diego, can seem daunting.Before boarding a chopper for a special screening of Tropic Thunder at the base, star Robert Downey Jr. confessed: "I'm hoping the fact that I might puke right now is actually going to have the reverse effect, and that I'll suddenly be steady and calm by being in a helicopter."Downey, along with co-stars Ben Stiller and Jack Black, landed safely. "It was pretty tame, actually," Stiller said...
  • Race row as actor Robert Downey Jr 'blacks up' for new film

    Actor Robert Downey Jr has in the past been applauded for his edgy roles. But his latest may be a step too far - as the actor dons make-up to play a rather convincing looking black man in a new Hollywood film starring comic actor Ben Stiller. In a still from film Tropic Thunder, Downey Jnr is sandwiched between Ben Stiller, and a blonde Jack Black. Controversial: Actor Robert Downey Jr is virtually unrecognisble seen here sandwiched between actors Jack Black, left, and Ben Stiller, in an image from new film Tropic Thunder in which he wore a wig and...
  • Star salaries coming down in Hollywood - report-(more work to do)

    05/03/2006 6:36:30 PM PDT · by Flavius · 58 replies · 2,071+ views
    reuteurs ^ | 5.2.06 | na
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Poor Jim Carrey. His movies have raked in nearly $2 billion at box offices, but now a leading entertainment magazine says the comedian's asking price of $25 million a film has become "a bit of a gamble." ADVERTISEMENT In its issue out this week, Entertainment Weekly rates top stars on whether they are worth the money. Among those whose asking prices have become too high are Carrey, Nicole Kidman, Will Ferrell and Eddie Murphy, the magazine said. It added that after years of ever-rising star salaries, the prices for top talent are now coming down because...
  • Stiller gets the Itch (The Heartbreak Kid to get remade)

    04/29/2006 12:24:47 PM PDT · by twippo · 14 replies · 906+ views
    Toronto Sun ^ | April 28, 2006 | CANOE
    Ben Stiller is in final talks to work with the Farrelly Brothers again, this time in Seven Day Itch, Variety reports. The comedy, a loose remake of The Heartbreak Kid, is about a man (Stiller) who hastily weds a woman, but then falls in love with another while on his honeymoon. The Farrellys directed Stiller in 1998's There's Something About Mary. Stiller is currently shooting the action-comedy The Night At The Museum with Ricky Gervais. *********************************************** Also see http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0408839/
  • A special message from the Department of Troll Control, come and get it!

    01/12/2006 8:39:35 AM PST · by dhls · 6,335 replies · 37,707+ views
    Department of Troll Control | Another Ignorant Troll
    Fellow Americans, there comes a time every mans life when we must give up ourselves before we are worthy to recieve. There comes a time in this war on terror when in order to protect liberty, we have to give it up in the mean time for safty. That's right folks. Today, Americans have forsaken the creator for the creation and have decided that they would value our "civil liberties" than protecting western civilization and rich white people from the tender mercies of radical Islamic terrorists. Selfish liberals insist and whine that Bush has no right to spy on Americans...
  • SICK OF PEOPLE IMPOSING THEIR RELIGOUS BELIEFS ON OTHERS

    12/27/2005 10:42:05 AM PST · by proud republican woman · 569 replies · 16,623+ views
    Freeper | December 27, 2005 | Proud Republican Woman, zotted by Archpriestess Helga, Church of the Viking Kittens
    After reading all of the crap that people have been saying regarding Adult Private Social Clubs, I felt that I had to post an article and give my opinion. I am sick and tired of all the religous groups that are saying that there are drugs, prostitution, minors, non-consenting people, and just immoral people at these clubs! First of all, who do these people think they are to decide what is morally right or wrong for me? I believe that I have a good set of morals. I am a law abiding, tax paying citizen, I work full time and...