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The last movie ever rented from a Blockbuster store couldn't have been a more fitting choice. According to actor Seth Rogen, It was "almost Shakespearean."
The rental chain tweeted a photo Monday confirming that the final Blockbuster rental (of all time, as far as we know) was Rogen's apocalyptic comedy, "This Is the End." The transaction was made at 11 p.m. in Hawaii,...Read more »
Bonnie Disick of Eastport, the mother of Scott Disick, "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star and boyfriend to Kourtney Kardashian, has died at the age of 63.
Several sites including US Weekly and E!, the network that airs the "Kardashians" reality show, reported the news Thursday. E! called her passing "sudden," while US reports she died following a long illness....Read more »
As the Kardashian family gets ever-closer to world domination (love 'em or hate 'em, you know it's true), the E! reality show that was their claim to fame has become two things: first, a source for factchecking gossip stories about them, and second, a big fat gimmick. Third, it's thinly veiled PR for all the other ways they make money -- but hasn't it always been that?
Arguable, all reality...Read more »
Before singing “Blue Side of Heaven” at Carnegie Hall on Oct. 28, Alan Jackson recalled the irony of working on the tear-jerker when he was summoned to the deathbed of George Jones, who passed away last April.
“That’s a tough one to sing,” Jackson said after the rendition. “But it’s sweet.”
And there you have Jackson’s career in one quote. The Possum’s tortured brilliance aside, Jackson’s...Read more »
It's not every day an Emmy- and Tony-award winning actress tells an up-and-coming filmmaker she wants to star in his first full-length feature film before he even has the chance to ask her.
But that's how it happened for Oyster Bay native Sean Nalaboff with his forthcoming teen indie, "Hard Sell," that wraps Friday after 19 days of filming on Long Island. The movie, set on the North...Read more »
Kerry Washington pregnant, 'Scandal' star expecting first child with husband Nnamdi Asomugha, reports say
Well, not really, but exciting nonetheless: Kerry Washington, star of the wildly popular political TV drama, is pregnant, according to reports.
The Emmy-nominated actress, 36, and her husband of four months, NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha, 32, are expecting their first child, a friend of the star revealed to Us Weekly, who broke the news Wednesday. People is...Read more »
Chris Brown's temper has gotten the best of him once again, according to police reports.
The singer, 24, was arrested and charged with felony assault around 4:30 a.m. Saturday morning after a fight broke out outside the W Hotel in Washington D.C., District of Columbia police spokesman Paul Metcalf said. Brown's bodyguard, Christopher Hollosy, 35, was also arrested.
Both men are in custody...Read more »
Lou Reed, leader of American rock band the Velvet Underground, died of a liver-related ailment in Southampton on Sunday, his literary agent said. He was 71.
Reed, who was born in Brooklyn and grew up in Freeport, is widely credited with shaping rock and roll music, and was both a song writer and a guitarist. After splitting from the Velvet Underground in 1970, Reed reached a new height of...Read more »
In true Kardashian style, video footage of Kanye West's proposal to Kim Kardashian on her 33rd birthday has hit the web.
The moment the rapper got down on bended knee Monday at AT&T Park in San Francisco to ask for his baby mama's hand in marriage was shot by YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley, according to Us Weekly. The series of edited clips captures every detail, from the full orchestra...Read more »
It can't be!
The Channel 4 news team would be nothing without its lamp-loving weatherman, Brick Tamland (Steve Carell), and it's horrifying to even think of Ron Burgundy and the rest of the gang having to say goodbye to him — but is that what's going on in the new trailer for "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues"?
The latest preview, released Wednesday, sees Ron, Brick, Champ...Read more »