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Debbie Harry, Paul Simon, Patti Smith and more friends and family of the late Velvet Underground front man, Lou Reed, paid tribute to him Monday night at Harlem's Apollo Theater, the New York Post reports.
Reed's widow, Laurie Anderson, organized the invite-only memorial with the help of Reed's management, and though she asked that there be no crying, tears still fell. The musicians in the...Read more »
Khloe Kardashian filed for divorce from Lamar Odom Friday, according to reports on TMZ.com and E! Online.
In court documents, Kardashian cites irreconcilable differences, TMZ reports.
The "Khloe and Lamar" stars have garnered much ink in recent months, from endless speculation about troubles in their marriage to Odom's substance abuse.
Monday, NBA free agent Odom pleaded...Read more »
Friday we chatted with Thomas Maier, whose "Masters of Sex" book has been translated into a hit (and Golden Globe-nominated) Showtime series. Maier, an investigative reporter and 30-years-and-counting Newsday employee, released "Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, the Couple Who Taught America How to Love," in 2009 and is a show producer.
The...Read more »
Newsday investigative reporter Thomas Maier answered fan questions during a live web chat about his 2009 book, "Masters of Sex," and its Golden Globe-nominated TV adaptation.
Showtime's drama stars Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan as sex researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson, and is based on Maier's biography.
The show is nominated for best drama; Sheen is nominated...Read more »
Tila Tequila, a former Maxim model and reality star of MTV's "A Shot at Love," has revealed she is an Adolf Hitler sympathizer.
The former "Pants-Off Dance-Off" host, 32, took to her blog on Dec. 7 with a lengthy pro-Hitler rant, "Why I Sympathize With Hitler Part 1: True History Revealed." It's an angry, stream-of-consciousness spew, rife with grammatical errors...Read more »
Danish director Lars von Trier's sexually graphic movie starring Shia LaBeouf, Uma Thurman and Charlotte Gainsbourg is set to be released in two parts on March 21 and April 18 next year, according to Magnolia Picutres. The film will open in Denmark on Christmas Day.
The movie centers on Gainsbourg, who plays Joe, a self-described nymphomanic. In "Part One" she relates the erotic...Read more »
Think you're the biggest "Sound of Music" superfan? Test your knowledge with these golden trivia nuggets you may or may not have known about the play, the movie and the actors, as you anxiously await the broadcast of NBC's special, airing at 8 p.m. live from Grumman Studios in Bethpage.
1. Julie Andrews was in the middle of filming "Mary Poppins" (1964) when she was offered...Read more »
Former child star Amanda Bynes has left a Malibu inpatient rehabilitation facility and is staying with her parents, according to People.
Bynes' mother's attorney, Tamar Arminak, said in a statement to the magazine that the 27-year-old is "feeling better every day" after psychiatric treatment. The actress had been placed under an involuntary 5150 hold at UCLA Medical Center in July...Read more »
How do you feel about shelling out $33 to see "Anchorman 2"?
If that seems like kind of a big deal, consider what Paramount Pictures and AMC theaters are offering. First, you'll get to see the movie Dec. 16, two days ahead of its official theatrical debut. You'll also get a poster and a $5 voucher for the concession stand.
Most intriguing, the so-called SuperTicket comes with...Read more »
Joe Jonas must feel a huge weight just lifted off his chest.
The middle Jonas Brother -- who spent a good part of his teens and early 20s as a member of one of the biggest boy bands in the world, along with brothers Kevin and Nick, until their breakup in October -- came clean about sex, drugs and Disney in an essay published in the Dec. 9 issue of New York Magazine.
Joe Jonas,...Read more »