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Happy October the 31st!

October 31st, 2009 No comments

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VULTURE DROPPINGS OF THE WEEK: Halloween

October 31st, 2009 No comments

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It’s time once again for the weekly roundup of my favorite pop culture atrocities, misfires and entertaining trainwrecks. This week’s theme: Halloween.

Ya gotta love the pagan holiday that is Halloween. It’s the extravagant closing party of a bizarre month-long celebration of everything macabre. Even the sweetest of old ladies hang corpse dummies on their porches with precision care, adding the perfect amount of oozing blood to the ripped torsos. And the topic of what costume to wear is discussed ad nauseam. Girls agonize over Read more…

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THE WEEKEND MARQUEE: ‘This’ Isn’t It: Slow Ticket Sales Predicted for for MJ Doc Halloween Weekend

October 30th, 2009 No comments

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Randy Phillips, the CEO of AEG Live, which produced Michael Jackson‘s London shows, famously said to the Associated Press, following his death,

He was our partner in life and now he’s our partner in death.

Phillips wasn’t kidding. The surge in album sales of Jackson’s music following his death, has made the late pop icon Read more…

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Robert Zemeckis Talks ‘Roger Rabbit’ Sequel, Bob Hoskins Says Original Drove Him Mad

October 29th, 2009 No comments

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Long delayed sequels seem to be a growing in popularity these days, and with movies like Ghostbusters 3 getting the greenlight, it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise to hear that Robert Zemeckis is contemplating a follow-up to his 1988 classic, Read more…

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‘Tommy Boy’ DirecTV Ad Upsets Chris Farley’s Fans

October 29th, 2009 No comments

Whether you like it or not, it’s a common practice for companies to use dead celebrities to plug their products. And, yes, it’s always rather disturbing to watch. The new DirecTV ad featuring a re-creation of the “fat guy in a little coat” scene from Tommy Boy, with David Spade and Chris Farley–who died in 1997–is no exception.

WENN reports that Read more…

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Microsoft Cancels Million Dollar Deal To Sponsor Live ‘Family Guy’ Telecast

October 28th, 2009 No comments

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Microsoft won’t be sponsoring Family Guy Presents: Seth & Alex’s Almost Live Comedy Show, a sketch comedy/variety show co-hosted by Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane and Alex Borstein. The software giant had inked a deal with FOX to sponsor the show, Read more…

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Roman Polanski: “It was all my fault”…Meanwhile, his Victim Pleads for the Charges to be Dropped

October 28th, 2009 1 comment

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In the latest issue of Interview magazine, Roman Polanski talks about his movies:

In Chinatown what I was trying to create was this Philip Marlowe atmosphere, which I’d never seen in the movies the way I got it in the books of Dashiell Hammett or Raymond Chandler.”

The media’s reaction to the death of his wife Sharon Tate: Read more…

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Michael Jackson Pic ‘Is It’ for Director Kenny Ortega

October 28th, 2009 No comments

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Variety reports that the upcoming remake of the 80s dance romp, Footloose, is now without a director. A rep from Paramount Pictures says, Read more…

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Adam Lambert’s Album Cover Revealed

October 28th, 2009 No comments

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I can easily picture this record sitting on the dollar rack next to a heap of old Kenny Loggins and Jefferson Starship LPs.

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HEY, I THINK I SEE A CELEBRITY! All Chi-Town Sightings from 10/19 to 10/26

October 26th, 2009 No comments

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From time to time celebrities do step out of LA and New York to venture over to the windy city! They’re not always A-list, but what the heck, we’ll take what we can get. This week’s sightings:

Ed Swiderski and Jillian Harris, who met as part of the dating experiment known as The Bachelorette, walked the pink carpet for the grand opening the new Victoria’s Secret store on Michigan Avenue. They were joined by Read more…

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