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About Galen Velonis

Galen Velonis is a writer, actor, and director. He lives in Lexington, KY with his pet budgie, Spike. Follow him on twitter: @GalenVelonis.
Xbox 360 Bundles Released For $249 Through Walmart

Even though it has released the Xbox One, Microsoft is not letting the Xbox 360 fade into oblivion this holiday season. Three new Xbox 360 bundles have been announced via the official Xbox blog, Major Nelson. First is an Xbox …

Wendy Davis Responds To Attack Ads With More Attack Ads

Wendy Davis is going head to head with her opponent, Greg Abbott, in Texas’ gubernatorial race. Dueling accusations are being thrown and deflected on the part of both campaigns. The attack ads are out in force. Davis’ latest ad accuses …

Disney Cruises 2015 Season Begins In San Diego With The Disney Wonder

The cruise ship season of 2014-2015 is set to begin. Or it’s set to begin for Disney Cruises. City News Service reported that the Disney Wonder has docked in San Diego, which may be a sign that the industry is …

49ers Tickets Most Expensive In The NFL

If you were hoping to see the San Francisco 49ers go up against the Chicago Bears, now might be a good time to buy tickets. According to the ticketing website known as Tickpick, prices for that game are at an …

5 Kids Found Dead: South Carolina Father Charged With Murder

Timothy Jones Jr., a South Carolina Father, is facing murder charges for allegedly killing his five young children. The Associated Press reported that he wrapped their bodies in garbage bags, then drove 400 miles into Wilcox County, Alabama to dump …

Trump Taj Mahal Closing? Atlantic City Casino To File For Bankruptcy

Could the Trump Taj Mahal close? Reuters reported that Trump Entertainment Resorts Inc, which operates Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort and Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino, is set to file for bankruptcy. The news is yet another blow to the …

Quentin Tarantino Takes Over New Beverly Cinema To Save Film

Quentin Tarantino is taking over the New Beverly Cinema as curator. The films he plans to show will be his own, new independent features, and old classics. They will be on film, and not on digital copies. “The big thing …

Dallas Cowboys’ Loss Versus San Francisco 49ers Shocks Football World

The Dallas Cowboys faced down the San Francisco 49ers today. The game ended in a win for the 49ers. The score was 28-17. Football commentators rushed to explain this upset. SB Nation’s David Fucillo attributed the loss to “the Cowboys …

Helen Mirren Becomes French Foodie For The Hundred-Foot Journey

Helen Mirren worked hard to become an academy award winning actress, but according to the Press Association, her biggest struggle right now is mashed potatoes. “I love cream, I love mashed potatoes. I like Christmas pudding, I like Christmas pudding …

Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Brad Pitt To Star In Martin Scorsese Short For Studio City Casino

It’s a cast destined for greatness. Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Brad Pitt starring in any movie together for the first time should pique filmgoers’ interest. The fact that it’s all three of these big stars’s first time together …

Tornado In Worcester Massachusetts Reached Winds Of 85 MPH And Lasted Four Minutes

Sunday night, around 10 P.M., a tornado struck the Grafton Hill and Vernon Hill neighborhoods of Worcester, Massachusetts. It reached winds of 85 miles per hour, which made it an EF0, the weakest of tornadoes. According to NBC 10 News, …

Alaska Earthquake Reaches 5.1 Near Fairbanks

Earthquakes in Alaska are giving locals a good shaking. This weekend, the biggest one reached a 5.1 magnitude, and even landed its own Associated Press report. The event happened Saturday night, 7:06 P.M. Alaska Daylight Time, 43 miles northwest of …

Judi Dench Joins Cast Of The Hollow Crown: The War Of The Roses

Judi Dench has officially joined the cast of the BBC miniseries, The Hollow Crown: The War of The Roses. Her role? Cecily, Duchess of York, who will appear next to Richard III in the series, played by Benedict Cumberbatch. The …

Skylar Diggins Is The WNBA’s Most Improved Player

She was once a basketball player for Washington High School, then she moved on to Notre Dame. Now she has been declared the WNBA’s most improved player. The WNBA has officially acknowledged that Skylar Diggins, guard for the Tulsa Shocks, …

Miss Spain, Patricia Yurena, Comes Out As Gay Over Instagram

In the digital age, when a celebrity wants to make a big personal announcement, Instagram is the go-to medium. Patricia Yurena, also known as Miss Spain, is no exception. She wanted to tell the world that she is gay and …

Viggo Mortensen Begins Venice With “Far From Men” Tomorrow, Then Off To Toronto

Viggo Mortensen has been dominating the international film festivals this year. Already his movie The Two Faces of January, made waves at the Berlin film festival in February with an 84% critic approval according to Rotten Tomatoes, and Indiewire reported …

Rose McGowan Gets An Adolf Hitler Haircut

Rose McGowan’s hair just keeps getting shorter and shorter. As People Magazine’s Style News pointed out, it went from a ponytail to a bob in July, three weeks ago it was cut to right below the ears, and two weeks …

Leonardo DiCaprio Narrates Documentary Series On Climate Change

Leonardo DiCaprio is trying to save the world. This time, it’s not in a fictional action movie, but a nonfictional documentary. Titled “Carbon”, the short documentary was released Wednesday over YouTube. DiCaprio narrated the film, which demands action to minimize …

Pussycat Dolls’ Kimberly Wyatt Pregnant With Her First Child: A Baby Girl

Getting pregnant for the first time is a big deal. Newly married Kimberly Wyatt, a former Pussycat Doll, wanted a way to tell the world. What better way than with an interview and photo-shoot with Hello! Magazine? Wyatt has known …

Portia De Rossi Surprises Ellen DeGeneres With Skywriting For Their Sixth Wedding Anniversary

Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres have been married six years. To celebrate their anniversary, de Rossi surprised her wife with a simple skywriting message: “six”. The romantic nature of skywriting is hard to debate. What is up for debate …

Jackie Chan To Slow Down On The Stunt Work

Jackie Chan is not as young as he used to be. Now that he’s 60, his body is finally letting him know that he needs to slow down. “The next morning, you realize wow, it hurts!” he told the Assoicated …

American Idol Death Prevented: Josh Gracin Intercepted By Police After Posting Suicide Note To Facebook

Police were called in to prevent the suicide of American Idol alum, Josh Gracin, last night. The country star shocked many when he published on Facebook an apparent suicide note. TMZ reported that law enforcement rushed to his home in …

Powerball Winner Of Colorado’s Largest Jackpot Ever Plans To “Have Fun”

Winning 90 million dollars in the Powerball lottery can change a person’s life. On Sunday, someone in Colorado claimed a prize of that size and made history for lottery in Colorado, at least for a little while. 90 million dollars …

Mickey Rourke Loves His Vladimir Putin T-Shirt, But Hates Politics

Mickey Rourke is a fan of Vladimir Putin. In fact, on Monday, the actor was so much a fan that he decided to buy a t-shirt depicting Russian President. The scene took place right in Moscow’s Red Square, according to …