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Dane Dehaan on Green Goblin, Garfield, & Hamburgers

American actor Dane Dehaan loves Andrew Garfield … and hamburgers. The 28-year old never thought he’d get the chance to test for the role of Harry Osborne, aka the Green Goblin, in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. “I couldn’t even get …

Oklahoma Governor Holds After Botched Execution

“If we are to have executions at all, they must not be conducted like hastily thrown together human science experiments.” On Tuesday evening, two executions were scheduled to take place in McAlester, Oklahoma: Clayton D. Lockett, who was convicted in …

Keira Knightley Forgets First Wedding Anniversary

Oops! While at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York promoting her new film, Begin Again, 29-year old actress Keira Knightley seemed genuinely startled when E! News asked her about her upcoming first anniversary with musician James Righton. “Oh yeah, …

Republican Party Must Back Minimum Wage Hike

“For all the Republicans who come on and talk about, ‘we’re for the blue-collar worker, we’re for the working person,’ there are some basic things that we should be for. One of them is reasonable increases from time to time …

New York Teachers’ Union Close to 9-Year Deal

Since 2009, New York teachers, represented by the United Federation of Teachers, have been working without a contract, disputing their pay with the city and previous Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, for 5 years. That dispute is now coming to a …

Dolly Parton Voices Support for Gay Marriage

It’s not often that a girl from eastern Tennessee comes out and says that she thinks gay people should have the right to get married. But this girl is a country music star, has put out gospel albums, and has …

GeoResonance Co. May Have Found Malaysian Plane

CBS News is reporting that an Australian company may be onto something in the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. GeoResonance, a company with proprietary search techniques that aids in the hunt for specific minerals or materials, says it has …

Domhnall Gleeson to Appear in New Star Wars Film

On April 29, the big question was answered: Who will star in J.J. Abrams’ new Star Wars flick? Domhnall Gleeson for one. Joining him are British actors John Boyega (Attack the Block), Daisy Ridley (Mr. Selfridge), and Andy Serkis (Lord …

Minimum Wage Hike Shut Down by GOP

The federally-mandated Minimum Wage has been at $7.25 an hour since 2009. If Senate Democrats, and President Obama, had had their way, that amount would have gone up to $10.10. But that effort has been brought to a grinding halt …

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Sterling Only Part of Problem

In a recent Time Magazine “op-ed” piece, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar went ballistic on the Donald Sterling situation. A former coach for the L.A. Clippers, himself, Abdul-Jabbar is in a position to know of what he speaks. “Racists deserve to be paraded …

Egypt Mummies Unearthed in Valley of the Kings

A large necropolis containing approximately 50 mummies has been discovered in the Valley of the Kings, west of the Nile, in Egypt. The valley is known to contain tombs constructed for Pharaohs of the 18th to 20th Dynasties of Ancient …

Donald Sterling Officially Banned from NBA for Life

CBS News reports that L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling is now officially banned for life by the NBA. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced the banning on Tuesday. “The views expressed by Mr. Sterling are deeply offensive and harmful,” Silver said. …

Edie Brickell and Paul Simon Fight Details

Yesterday we told you about how singers Edie Brickell and Paul Simon, now married for 22 years, were both arrested and summoned to appear in court on charges of domestic disturbance. A few more details of that event and the …

Taco Bell Breakfast Is No Contender

Well, it sounded good in theory. McDonald’s was going to get some more stiff competition for their title as reigning fast food breakfast king. Once you see such a thing actually in writing, it all sounds kind of absurd. But …

Mother’s Day Gifts for the Mom Who Has It All

As a mother of two, Lindsey Leland could make a list of things she would love to have, but when it came to buying something for her own mother, it was always a challenge. “She has everything – honestly – …

Banana Insult Leads to Hashtag Assault

When Brazilian footballer Dani Alves was made the victim of a Spanish racist insult, he took matters into his own hands. At an away game on Sunday, a fan in the stands threw a banana onto the pitch in front …

Donald Trump: Sterling’s Woman Set Him Up

Donald Sterling said some pretty stupid things. He’s catching flak for it left and right. There is a small cotingent of folks who, even though they disagree with what he said, and think that his statements are deplorable, also allow …

Chelsea Handler: Moving to Netflix or CBS?

Comedian and television host Chelsea Handler has been starring in her own half-hour, late-night comedy series on E! since 2007. Chelsea Lately, averaging more than half a million viewers since its premiere, has been a big success. But now there …

Marge Schott: The Donald Sterling Prequel

Donald Sterling is in hot water. It looks like there is little question now that the Los Angeles Clippers’ owner did indeed say what everyone thinks he said about black people. As the hours pass, one person after another pipes …

Sarah Palin Will Never Run for Office; Here’s Why

Hillary Clinton is running for President. Oh, sure, she hasn’t announced it yet. But all the signs are there: speeches to certain groups, third-party money-raising apparatus, little hints dropped by Bill Clinton on Twitter. Hillary can play coy, but no …

DJ E-Z Rock of “It Takes Two” Fame Dead at 46

“I just wanted to do something different. I didn’t want to do the same thing that the other groups were doing at the time.” Rodney “Skip” Bryce, known in the hip-hop world as DJ E-Z Rock, died on Sunday at …

Student Loans: 3 Ways to Avoid That Mess

For many young people about to head off to college (in the U.S.), the necessity of student loans is a foregone conclusion. You have to get them, right? Your parents had them. The only way to avoid it was to …

Penelope Cruz (the Next Bond Girl?) Turns 40

Spanish actress and model Penelope Cruz, best known for her roles in Vanilla Sky, Blow, and Waking Up in Reno, turns 40 years old today. Voted as the 7th most desirable woman in 2010 by Askmen.com, the now mother of …

Paul Simon Arrested; Down By Schoolyard?

The Papa said, “Oy, if I get that boy, I’m gonna stick him in the house of detention.” – Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard Singer-songwriter Paul Simon was arrested Saturday night, along with wife Edie Brickell, on disorderly …