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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.
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 …

Billy Crystal Says Goodbye To Robin Williams With “No Words”

The world has been shocked by the death of Robin Williams. Most of the world knew the actor through his performances, acting, and comedy, Most are sad to see yet another iconic performer gone. However, for the select few who …

Seth Rogen And James Franco’s North Korea Comedy “The Interview” Hits Theaters Christmas Day

James Franco and Seth Rogen have gained a lot of attention with their latest comedy film, The Interview. So much attention, in fact, that Sony Pictures has pushed back the release date of the film from October 10th to the …

Mitt Romney Campaigns For GOP Hopefuls In West Virginia

Mitt Romney may have lost the general election two years ago, but lately the former governor has been making waves in the Republican Party. So far, his involvement is limited to helping some GOP hopefuls campaign, but some have speculated …

Kaley Cuoco Calls Her “Justin Bieber” Haircut Liberating

In a cover story for Women’s Health, Kaley Cuoco was interviewed for an article with the headline “Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting: Hollywood’s Unsung Starlet”. The interview covered topics such as confidence, Cuoco’s social media presence, her status as a rising star, and …

Queen Elizabeth II To Be Played By Helen Mirren In Broadway’s “The Audience”

Queen Elizabeth II is coming to Broadway, not to see a show but to be in one. Peter Morgan’s The Audience will run from February 17th through June 28th, 2015 with Helen Mirren taking on the role of the British …

Sandra Bullock Top Earning Actress Of 2013 With 51 Million Dollars

Sandra Bullock has been named by Forbes as the top earning actress of 2013. How much did she earn? Only about 51 million dollars. Although that may seem like a fortune to the average American, Bullock only earned a fraction …

Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem Under Fire From Jon Voight Over Israel-Gaza

The Israel-Gaza conflict is causing a feud in the entertainment industry. Many celebrities have said something about the problems in the area, and other celebrities respond to them, many times in anger. Time Magazine documented a few who have received …

Richard Gere Survived Homelessness, But Can’t Find A Buyer For Hampton Home

Richard Gere is just wrapping up his movie, Time Out of Mind, in which he plays a homeless man. He’s been doing such a good job, that people have mistaken his homelessness as genuine. They’ve done things like giving him …

Lauryn Hill Sells Out Brooklyn Concert After Kicking Out Heckler In Chicago

Nobody likes a heckler, least of all Lauryn Hill. The way a performer deals with a heckler is an art form in and of itself. Truly great performers deal with hecklers in ways that make the audience remember the experience …

Mila Kunis Secret Baby Shower Revealed To Be Ordinary

It seems that all Mila Kunis wanted was a small and quiet baby shower that was a private gathering with her and her friends. It was going to be away from the public eye, and no one would ever know. …