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  • Jerry Mathers (Leave It To Beaver) announces the birth of his first Grandchild

    08/02/2015 1:41:36 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 72 replies
    facebook ^ | august 2, 2015 | Jerry Mathers
    I am very proud to announce the debut of my first grandchild! She is absolutely gorgeous and what a sweetheart. So happy to be a member of the grandparent’s club! Let the spoiling begin!
  • Vanity - MI5 "Rogue Nation" Surprisingly Fun Ride

    08/02/2015 7:27:01 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 50 replies
    I know that there are a lot of Tom Cruise haters and yes, he is beginning to really show his age, however, if you can put these issues a side I think you would really enjoy this film. The plot involves a group called "the Syndicate" led by a mysterious man named Solomon Lane and a subplot emerges involving the CIA whose director, played by Alec Baldwin, is trying to shut down the IMF. The cast includes Ving Rhames, Jeremey Renner,Simon Pegg, Sean Harris, and the very beautiful Rebecca Ferguson, Jingchu Zhang and Hermione Corfield. There are the typical car...
  • Asian Movie for a Sunday Evening

    08/01/2015 10:44:14 PM PDT · by Fai Mao · 16 replies
    You Tube, Golden Harvest ^ | 1994 | Stephen Chow
    I'd like to start a ping list for Bolliwood and Hong Kong Movies. Often these are low budget by US standards but can be really funny and lack the PC nonsense in Hollywood productions. This one is a spoof of James Bond, Peter Gun, Get Smart, Die Hard, and Lethal Weapon and several Bruce Lee Films. It is low brow humor very bloody and a tremendous amount of fun. See how many parodies you can identify. Enjoy
  • FOX News Hires Ex-Porn Star Jenna Jameson as Pundit [satire]

    08/01/2015 7:47:24 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 27 replies
    BS News ^ | August 1, 2015 | Billy Dane
    FOX News has hired former porn queen Jenna Jameson to provide commentary on the 2016 elections. FOX News President Roger Ailes said Jameson would be a big hit with their male viewers. “Jenna’s previous appearances have proven popular, so we’re delighted to welcome her back,” said Ailes. Jameson had previously appeared on “The O’Reilly Factor.”
  • Caitlyn Jenner comes under fire from transgender friends for being too conservative in trailer (edit

    08/01/2015 1:32:09 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 25 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | August 1, 2015
    She has become a national icon of gender politics. But now it seems Caitlyn Jenner could be coming under fire from fellow transgender women due to her self-confessed conservative views. The hardcore Republican lands in hot water in the latest traliler for I Am Cait, after complaining about overly generous social programs while discussing how to address the problems people in their community face.
  • The FRiday Night Movie - A Man for All Seasons (1966)

    07/31/2015 8:05:06 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 12 replies
    Youtube ^ | N/a | N/A
    One of the greats this week. Paul Scofield, Robert Shaw and Susannah York star in this excellent film about the life - and death - of Sir Thomas More... Winner of six Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Scofield.
  • Cowboys drawing inspiration from Attorney General Loretta Lynch [Barf Alert]

    07/31/2015 3:41:32 PM PDT · by Bender2 · 16 replies
    ESPN ^ | 7-31-15 | Todd Archer
    Cowboys drawing inspiration from Attorney General Loretta Lynch by Todd Archer SNIP This year Garrett has a shirt with the words, “We Do,” on the front. SNIP It’s doubtful, however, that very many – if any – NFL coaches showed their teams a clip of an interview done by Attorney General Loretta Lynch at the start of training camp. It came from a May interview with CBS and when Garrett watched, it struck a note with him. SNIP “She’s really pretty inspirational,” Garrett said. “She’s something else. We’re all pulling for her.”
  • HBO programming chief talks 'True Detective' haters, 'Curb Your Enthusiasm's' fate

    07/30/2015 6:50:51 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 19 replies
    latimes.com ^ | Yvonne Villarreal
    There are plenty that love/like it....But critics mostly panned it. And, sure, there's a legion of viewers (about 12 million per episode) still tuning in each week, but some do so to hate-watch. HBO programming chief Michael Lombardo addressed the so-called haters Thursday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Beverly Hills. ... "Here's what I think," he added. "I think Nic Pizzolatto is one of the best writers working in television and motion pictures today. I think he takes a big swing. All I can tell you is I think the show's ending is as satisfying as any...
  • Actress Valerie Harper Suffers ‘Health Emergency,’ Is Taken to Maine Hospital

    07/30/2015 12:50:59 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 10 replies
    ktla ^ | July 30, 2015 | Sam Ruben
    Actress Valerie Harper, known for her roles in “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and the spin-off “Rhoda,” was reportedly hospitalized Wednesday evening after being found unconscious backstage prior to a performance of her musical “Nice Work If You Can Get It” at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine. Harper suffered a “health emergency” prior to the show and was taken away by ambulance, according to Entertainment Tonight. ... Harper was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer in 2013.
  • Bugs Bunny at 75: 'The Wascally Wabbit' looks to the future

    07/28/2015 11:21:33 AM PDT · by PROCON · 45 replies
    csmonitor.com ^ | July 27, 2015 | Meredith Hamilton
    A “hare-raising” 75 years has passed since Bugs Bunny made his motion picture debut. The Warner Bros. icon everybody knows and loves first appeared on July 27, 1940 in “Wild Hare,” a cartoon short directed by Tex Avery. The clip features a wily Bugs Bunny outsmarting Elmer Fudd, who hunts for a “silly wabbit” in vain. Warner Bros. made several rabbit cartoons in earlier years, but they were not the same as the distinctive cotton-tailed “Bugs” featured in July of 1940. Bugs Bunny was an “instant star,” He became one of the world’s best-known cartoon characters, starring in more than...
  • Alabama man shoots his TV because he's sick of hearing about Caitlyn Jenner

    07/28/2015 12:25:23 AM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 22 replies
    The Daily Dot ^ | 07/17/2015 | Michelle Jaworski
    Caitlyn Jenner is back in the spotlight after she received the Arthur Ashe courage award at the ESPYs Wednesday night, but for one man, it was the last straw. Jenner, who came out as a transgender woman in April, has received plenty of backlash ever since ESPN announced that she would receive the award. Alabama resident Bobby Knight has had enough of her, and he wants to “remove this portion of garbage [from his] life.” Instead of, saying, hiding Jenner’s name from Google search results or avoiding news articles about her, Knight took more drastic action. Since she appeared on...
  • The Alien Invaders

    07/27/2015 9:59:59 PM PDT · by late bloomer · 8 replies
    Vanity
    On Sunday the 26th watching TV. Rerun of my favorite movie of all time. "Independence Day" after "Gunga Din" At which time the POUS, himself an ex AF fighter Jockey confronts The alien Monster in the Lab and makes a stab at conciliation with their objectives and purpose for humankind and asks "And what is it you want mankind to do????? And the Alien Monster Replys, "DIE" And for the life of me I can't understand why all the human Governments on this Planet do not see or want to believe the Muslim aliens espouse the same single purpose for...
  • Rare Willie Mays Baseball Card Stolen From Rob Schneider's Encino Home: Report

    07/27/2015 7:47:39 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 7/28 | Riya Bhattacharjee
    A rare Willie Mays baseball card worth an estimated $175,000 was stolen from actor Rob Schneider's Encino home Friday night, TMZ reported. Thieves burglarized the house while the Saturday Night Live veteran and "Deuce Bigalow" star was away at the Comedy Film Festival in Montreal. Schneider's wife and kids were out having dinner in Los Angeles. Thieves also took his wife's diamond engagement ring, a Cartier watch and other expensive items, according to TMZ. The card, a 1951 Bowman Willie Mays rookie card, was reportedly in mint condition and is valued at $175,000. America's Youngest Convicted Killers Set to Be...
  • Snoop Dogg Arrested In Sweden For Drug Suspicion, Takes To Instagram To Shun The Police

    07/26/2015 5:52:13 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    MSN Entertainment ^ | 07/26/2015 | Iyana Robertson
    After an appearance in Sweden on Saturday night (July 25), Snoop Dogg was arrested by authorities for suspicion of use of narcotics. His vehicle was pulled over, and officers transported him to a police station where he was ordered to take a drug test. While in the back of the cop car, the rapper recorded a video message, which was posted to Instagram on Sunday (July 26). “[N-word] as got me in the back of police car right now in Sweden, cuz,” Snoop said in the clip. “Pulled a n---- over for nothing, taking us to the station where I...
  • Meet the Guy Who’s Protesting a Maryland Theater’s Production of Mel Brook's The Producers

    07/25/2015 4:59:45 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    The Washingtonian ^ | 07/25/2015 | By Benjamin Freed
    Olney Theatre’s production of Mel Brooks’s 2001 musical The Producers only has three more performances, but it’s not going to close without a bit of manufactured controversy. Audience members at Montgomery County playhouse are going to have to walk past a small coterie protesting the show’s play-within-the-play, because, the demonstrators say, it makes light of Adolf Hitler and the atrocities committed by Nazi Germany.“I understand the intent is satire,” says Jeffrey Imm, who is organizing the demonstration through his anti-discrimination group, Responsible for Equality And Liberty. “This is the point of morality: some things we have to recognize as absolute...
  • Al Jolson Was No Racist

    07/25/2015 4:36:33 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 7/28/2015
    Contained in the article regarding the fundraiser for the police officers involved in the Freddie Gray case is a description of Al Jolson by the Fraternal Order of Police as an "iconic racist figure." Nothing could be further from the truth and such an egregious slander should not have been allowed to appear in a major daily newspaper ("Venue cancels fundraiser for officers in Gray case," July 23). It is true that Jolson, as did many of his contemporaries, performed in blackface which was originally a racist form of entertainment growing out of the minstrel shows of the 19th century....
  • The 50 Greatest Sci-Fi TV Shows Ever

    07/25/2015 11:07:06 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 157 replies
    Popular Mechanics ^ | March 4, 2013 | Jordan Hoffman
    From the whiz-bang and cheesy to the far-out and prematurely cancelled, sci-fi and TV have had a nice run. We locked ourselves in the basement with several milk crates of VHS tapes, laser discs, and back issues of Starlog to come up with the top 50 science-fiction television shows.
  • Trailer for 'Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine' shows a bold, brilliant, brutal Apple founder

    07/25/2015 10:46:29 AM PDT · by Swordmaker · 18 replies
    Mashable ^ | July 24, 2015 | BY JOSH DICKEY
    Mashable Debuts exclusively premieres music, videos, artwork, trailers and more. You saw it here first! LOS ANGELES — Steve Jobs never compromised, nor did he pull punches. Neither does Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney. Jobs' life, influence and legacy get Gibney's full journalistic treatment in Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine, the first trailer for which Mashable debuts here. Despite an uphill climb for access, Gibney, a perennial Academy Award contender who won for 2007's Taxi to the Dark Side, captured several of Jobs' personal acquaintances for this film that debuted at the South by Southwest Film Festival. The...
  • The FRiday Night Movie - The Sleeping Car Murders (1965)

    07/24/2015 8:15:18 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 2 replies
    Youtube ^ | N/A | N/A
    A stylish and fast-paced crime thriller from France this week. Six people travel from Marseilles to Paris. One of them is murdered when they arrive. The police are quick to investigate, but soon the other occupants begin turning up dead across the city... Starring Yves Montand, Simone Signoret, and Catherine Allégret. Directed by Costa-Garvas. Dubbed in English.
  • Star Wars Shocker: Michael Jackson Wanted to Play Jar Jar Binks

    07/24/2015 12:32:05 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 26 replies
    E!Online ^ | Today 12:07 PM PDT | McKenna Aiello
    Ahmed Best, the actor who played the first computer generated character in the franchise, revealed that Michael Jackson approached director George Lucas in hopes of taking on the Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace role with the help of prosthetics and makeup similar to that of his "Thriller" video. After meeting Jackson backstage at a concert with Lucas and co-star Natalie Portman, Best said, "George introduced me as 'Jar Jar' and I was like, 'That's kind of weird.' Michael was like, 'Oh. OK.' I thought, 'What is going on?'" ... Although it's up to speculation whether or not Jackson's...
  • Has Hulk Hogan been booted out of WWE after racist rant? Sex tape wrestler pulled from website

    07/24/2015 4:41:07 AM PDT · by Bluewater2015 · 6 replies
    Mirror ^ | 7/24/2015 | Alistair McGeorge
    Hulk Hogan appears to be gone from WWE after all references to him were sensationally removed from their website. As well as his profile in the alumni section, all his merchandise has been pulled from the online store - certainly making it look like his time with the company has come to an end. There are reports that the sudden end to their working relationship is the result of a video or audio of the star on a "racial tirade", although renowned professional wrestling writer Dave Meltzer described it as "a rumour going round". An audio clip has surfaced online...
  • 'Roots' remake, set to begin New Orleans filming in mid-August, issues casting call for extras

    07/23/2015 2:36:12 PM PDT · by BBell · 69 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 7/22/15 | Dave Walker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    New Orleans-area filming on a "Roots" remake, slated to air on three A&E networks in 2016, is expected to begin in mid-August. An open call for background actors was issued Tuesday (July 21) by Caballero Casting. The project, to be simulcast on History, A&E and Lifetime, was announced in April. The four-night, eight-hour project will film here through December. Filming will also take place in Africa, an A&E spokesman said Wednesday. Laurence Fishburne will portray Alex Haley in the "Roots" remake, based on Haley's novel "Roots: The Saga of an American Family" as well as new historical scholarship, according to...
  • Theodore Bikel, R.I.P.

    07/22/2015 11:34:49 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    Actor and musician Theodore Bikel passed away yesterday of natural causes at the age of 91. Bikel is best known for playing Tevye in the Broadway classic Fiddler on the Roof. In addition to Fiddler on the Roof, Bikel also starred as Captain von Trapp in the original Broadway production of The Sound of Music. The Austrian-born Bikel’s career spanned six decades and appeared in such films as The African Queen with Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn and The Defiant Ones with Tony Curtis and Sidney Poitier. Bikel would receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his...
  • Sharknado3. Oscar worthy? or merely 4 star?

    07/22/2015 6:11:13 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 18 replies
    syfy.com ^ | today | me
    "Oh, Hell, no!"
  • And now for a little levity

    07/22/2015 1:39:11 PM PDT · by NRx · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | Sept 20 1959 | What's My Line
    One of the most famous episodes of the old TV game show "What's My Line" from Sept of 1959. Guest panelist Groucho Marx destroys the show. How this got passed the censors, I will never know. (Risque humor)
  • Flashback: ‘Christmas Story,’ ‘Waitress’ Directors Killed By Illegal Aliens

    07/21/2015 2:03:07 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 2 replies
    TBreitbart ^ | 12/26/13 | John Notle
    The media, Democrats, and weak-kneed Republicans who defend and dismiss our porous Southern border, have plenty of blood on their hands — and not just the everyday Americans victimized by people who simply shouldn’t be here. Due to our unwillingness to secure the border and protect our own citizens, this country lost two major American artists in the last decade, Bob Clark and Adrienne Shelly. Bob Clark was just 67 when Hector Velazquez-Nava’s SUV crossed the center line on the morning of April 4, 2007, in Los Angeles California. Velazquez-Nava was not insured, did not have a driver’s license, but...
  • "The Last Ship" is awesome! (Vanity)

    07/21/2015 1:09:31 PM PDT · by RIghtwardHo · 88 replies
    N/A ^ | 21 Jul 2015 | RIghtwardho
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  • Divorce: Rumors Of Unfaithfulness In Miranda Lambert And Blake Shelton Marriage

    07/21/2015 11:46:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 07/21/2015 | KAITLAN COLLINS
    After four years of marriage, Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert announced they were getting a divorce Monday, and it looks like infidelity could be to blame. Shelton filed for divorce two weeks ago after months of suspecting that Lambert was cheating on him, a new report from TMZ claims. Country singer Chris Young opened for Lambert during her “On Fire” tour in 2012, and after the two were spotted together multiple recent times, Shelton thought rumors of her cheating were “believable enough to make him suspicious of her.” He also thought she was sneaking around with another man who’s not...
  • This is Where Charlize Theron Invited President Obama to a Strip Club

    07/21/2015 7:16:02 AM PDT · by ConservingFreedom · 17 replies
    Time.com ^ | July 21, 2015 | Maya Rhodan
    [...] The Mad Max star told Jimmy Kimmel Monday she was so nervous the last time she met Obama — during an episode of Kimmel’s late night show — when he said he was hoping to reach a younger demographic she suggested he reach out to a different demographic all together. “Well, if you’re looking for a different demographic I can take you to a strip club,” the actress recalled saying. Luckily for her, Obama was pretty nice about the whole ordeal. But, the star told Kimmel she was mortified and couldn’t sleep for weeks after.
  • Art Bell is returning to American radio tonight

    07/20/2015 6:22:51 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 225 replies
    artbell.com/ ^ | self | self
    OK the time has arrived. Art Bell returns to American radio in two hours. Tonight.
  • Meet Fox News latest contributor (Sarah Palin's replacement)

    07/20/2015 8:29:31 PM PDT · by Kazan · 75 replies
    https://twitter.com/meghanmccain ^ | 7/20/2015 | Meghan McCain
    Meghan McCain ‏@MeghanMcCain 21m21 minutes ago First day as a nationally syndicated radio host and an official @FoxNews contributor. Today was one for the books! 🇺🇸
  • Vin Scully on life and lessons from his rookie year with the 1950 Dodgers

    07/20/2015 7:12:58 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 19 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | July 20, 2015 | David J. Halberstam
    In 1950, an unfussy, callow rookie tiptoed into the Dodgers broadcast booth and never left. Vin Scully was just 22 and a year removed from his graduation at Fordham when he suddenly found himself alongside veterans Connie Desmond and the legendary Red Barber in calling Brooklyn Dodgers games on radio and television. Sixty-five years later, Scully and the Dodgers are both in Los Angeles and both still together. Throughout a career in which he has called the NFL, golf, tennis and, of course, baseball for a national audience and even did college basketball in his early days, he remains a...
  • Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton announce divorce

    07/20/2015 1:45:39 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Fox News ^ | 07/20/2015
    Country music superstars Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton are ending their 4-year marriage. Reps for the couple told the Associated Press: "This is not the future we envisioned. And it is with heavy hearts that we move forward separately. We are real people, with real lives, with real families, friends and colleagues. Therefore, we kindly ask for privacy and compassion concerning this very personal matter." Shelton filed for divorce in Oklahoma, according to TMZ, a move which may come as a shock to fans of the superstar singers, who began dating in 2006. They were last seen together in public...
  • I'm picking up Art Bell's new show on shortwave right now

    07/19/2015 9:39:58 PM PDT · by CanadianPete · 63 replies
    Looks like it is a preshow before going live tomorrow night. Open lines. shortwave freq's are 7490 and 5085. thought you might like to know.
  • NFC East Q&A: Who will win the division and who will make the playoffs?

    07/19/2015 9:06:23 PM PDT · by Bender2 · 46 replies
    ESPN ^ | ESPN.com staff
    [NFL COUNTDOWN LIVE THREAD--] NFC East Q&A: Who will win the division and who will make the playoffs? Today's question: Who will win the NFC East and how many teams from the division will make the playoffs? Todd Archer, Dallas Cowboys: I’m going with the Cowboys. Dan Graziano, New York Giants: The Dallas Cowboys should end the division's long streak without a repeat winner this year. Phil Sheridan, Philadelphia Eagles: Until I see some tangible proof otherwise, I’m going with the team that proved itself the best last year. Yes, Dallas-- John Keim, Washington Redskins: ...I’ll opt for Dallas to...
  • Alex Rocco, Mobster Moe Greene in 'The Godfather,' Dies at 79

    07/19/2015 3:47:03 PM PDT · by Ronald_Magnus · 34 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | July 19, 2015 | Mike Barnes
    Alex Rocco, the veteran tough-guy character actor with the gravelly voice best known for playing mobster and Las Vegas casino owner Moe Greene in The Godfather, has died. He was 79. Rocco died Saturday, his daughter, Jennifer, announced on Facebook. No other details of his death were immediately available. Rocco, who studied acting with the late Leonard Nimoy, a fellow Boston-area transplant, also was the voice of Roger Meyers Jr., the cigar-smoking chairman of the studio behind "Itchy and Scratchy" on The Simpsons, and he played Arthur Evans, the father of Jeffrey Dean Morgan's character, on the stylish Starz series...
  • BBC’s gravy train…1st class all the way: ‘Feckless’ Corporation is pleading poverty in face of…

    07/18/2015 9:36:15 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 18:31 EST, 18 July 2015 | Chris Hastings and Peter Henn
    A damning catalog of multi-million-pound waste within the BBC is exposed for the first time today by The Mail on Sunday. Documents obtained under Freedom of Information laws reveal a climate of “feckless” excess and extravagance—including millions spent on first class travel. The figures expose a revolving door culture in which staff are given large redundancy payments and then rehired at exorbitant rates, as well as overpayments leading to vast sums of license fee payers’ money being wasted. […] The news of BBC excess comes at a time when the beleaguered Corporation is facing the prospect of root and branch...
  • Sharknado 3

    07/18/2015 6:36:30 PM PDT · by null and void · 7 replies
    SyFy ^ | 7/18/15 | nully
  • The FRiday Night Movie - The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1972)

    07/17/2015 4:20:27 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 23 replies
    Youtube ^ | N/A | N/A
    The Civil War is over, and amnesty has been granted to many folks, including Jesse James and the Younger Gang. Not everyone is happy about that, however, and a series of twists and turns lead to the idea of one last bank robbery to set things right... Starring Cliff Robertson, and Robert Duvall.
  • Meghan McCain to Join Fox News Channel as Contributor

    07/16/2015 10:44:38 AM PDT · by C19fan · 40 replies
    Variety ^ | July 16, 2015 | Brian Steinberg
    Meghan McCain, the political scion who has won public fame as a blogger, commentator and TV-show host, will join Fox News Channel as a contributor, Variety has learned. A spokesperson for the network confirmed the hire. McCain is expected to contribute to the network’s primetime and daytime programming. McCain, the oldest daughter of U.S. Senator John McCain, a Republican, joins as Fox News Channel, like other news outlets, heads into a frenzied pre-season for the 2016 election for U.S. president. Already, more than a dozen different candidates for the Republican nomination have thrown their hat into the ring.
  • How Kerry Conran saw Hollywood's future - then got left behind (Sky Captain and the World..) [tr]

    07/16/2015 9:46:24 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | July 16, 2015 | Olly Richards
    Shortly after completing their first movie, in 2004, Kerry and Kevin Conran received an invitation from George Lucas. The Star Wars mastermind would be hosting a summit at Skywalker Ranch, his production facility-cum-small town in San Francisco, gathering some of the most forward-thinking people in the movie business to discuss the future of film. James Cameron was there, as were Robert Zemeckis and Brad Bird. The brothers were newcomers, but that day they were treated as peers; each of their fellow directors told the Conrans how impressed they were with what they’d accomplished. Their work, they were told, was way...
  • 'Trans people deserve your respect': Caitlyn Jenner delivers moving 10-minute speech

    07/16/2015 8:25:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 95 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 07/16/2015 | By OLIVER O'CONNELL
    'Trans people deserve something vital: your respect': Emotional Caitlyn Jenner delivers moving 10-minute speech after winning Courage award in front of nine of her children at the ESPYs Caitlyn Jenner gave a 10-minute acceptance speech after being presented with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYsShe appealed for respect for all trans people and called for athletes to set an example for othersAlways a controversial choice for the award, cynics took to Twitter to vent their disapprovalSome cited publicity and money as reasons for honoring Jenner, while others felt there were far more deserving athletesThe day before the awards,...
  • TLC cancels 19 Kids and Counting in wake of Josh Duggar scandal but will feature two female [tr]

    07/16/2015 7:32:45 AM PDT · by C19fan · 20 replies
    AP ^ | July 16, 2015 | Staff
    TLC is officially canceling 19 Kids and Counting. The hit reality show "will no longer appear on the air," the network told The Associated Press on Thursday. The show featuring the Duggar family had been in limbo since May after revelations that 27-year-old Josh Duggar molested five children including four of his sisters.
  • The View: Nicolle Wallace to Exit

    07/16/2015 7:26:25 AM PDT · by C19fan · 17 replies
    Yahoo ^ | July 15, 2015 | Rebecca Iannucci
    For those playing The View Bingo at home, you can now put a chip over “Nicolle Wallace leaves.” The political commentator, who joined the ABC talker last September, will not return as a full-time co-host next season.
  • Ellie Goulding hints she is singing Spectre theme

    07/16/2015 3:29:39 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 5 replies
    In a move that seemingly confirms rumours swirling around the upcoming Bond film Spectre, singer Ellie Goulding has tweeted a message quoting one of the series most iconic lines. Without further explanation the singer, who recently sang ‘Love Me Like You Do’ for the 50 Shades of Grey feature, tweeted out to her followers the simlpe message: ‘Live and let die’. The tweet has seen the internet erupt in rumours and speculation that this confirms that Goulding will take the mantle from Adele in helming the Spectre theme. The other former-frount-runner Sam Smith also recently admitted to Capital FM that...
  • Woodsmen on History Channel (bogus hunt)

    07/15/2015 9:19:02 AM PDT · by finnsheep · 14 replies
    Although I love the History Channel generally, the new series, The Woodsmen, purports to show a fellow shooting a Big Horn Sheep ram, but in actuality was was something else entirely. The ram had a long tail and long hair from its chin to its chest. No Big Horn I have seen in films or photos has either of those features.
  • Lena Dunham: Diane Keaton Thought I Was a Lesbian

    07/15/2015 2:24:25 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 42 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 14, 2015 | Mara Siegler
    Lena Dunham joked that Diane Keaton once mistook her for a lesbian at a Christmas party hosted by Jennifer Aniston. Dunham, who’s dating Jack Antonoff, said she had attended the party with Judd Apatow, and Keaton had first asked if they were on a date. But Apatow replied, “No, this is my friend Lena, and she’s significantly younger than me.” Dunham said of Keaton, “And then she looked at me, and she said, ‘Do you even like men? Are you interested in men?’ It was the best thing. So Diane Keaton was just straight up like, ‘There is a lesbian...
  • 'True Detective' Season 2 Is Halfway Over And It's Still Unclear What Is Happening

    07/14/2015 8:11:13 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 26 replies
    forbes ^ | 7/14/2015
    There is worthwhile, cinematic television happening on the margins of True Detective – stunning aerial shots of tangled Los Angeles freeways, a California Split-esque low-stakes poker room, musical homages to Twin Peaks. But the closer you get to the show’s center, where a cohesive narrative should be decipherable, you’re drowning a murky puddle of obtuse yet self-important storytelling. ... We know far less about the myriad characters tied up in show’s oblique central plot points: A murder mystery, corruption, drug trafficking, gambling – Nic Pizzolatto is hitting all the crime procedural tropes, but halfway through the season, he hasn’t created...
  • Introducing the Stromo! Why Straight Male Stars are Going Gay(ish)

    07/14/2015 7:39:54 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 38 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | July 3 | Merle Ginsberg
    Channing Tatum, Nick Jonas, Chris Hemsworth and others have moved beyond metrosexual. Think of these stars as "straight" plus "homo" — modern, lady-loving male actors who amp up their appeal to gay audiences for pride and profit. On June 14, a warm Sunday, hunkily dressed Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer and Adam Rodriguez cruised the WeHo streets on an LA Pride parade float, kicking up their heels and waving to a crowd of very appreciative male onlookers. Yes, they were promoting the second installation of Magic Mike XXL, but it wasn't the Warner Bros. marketing team or even publicly out Bomer...
  • Rick Harrison of ‘Pawn Stars’: My vote is going to Marco Rubio

    07/14/2015 6:34:00 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 52 replies
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | July 13, 2015 | Rick Harrison
    Now that there are more than a dozen hats in the ring on the Republican side of the election and several lining up on the other side, I have chosen my favorite: Marco Rubio. I learned a long time ago that you don’t need to agree with a candidate 100 percent of the time, but if you find one you agree with most of the time who speaks well, has knowledge and is for business, genuine and electable, you may have found just the person you’d like to see run the USA and take us to a better place. That...