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Shana Norris is a writer, reader, runner, coffee guzzler, and chocolate inhaler who dreams of becoming an Avett Brothers groupie. You can follow her on Twitter, Google +ShanaNorris, and Pinterest or on her blog at ShanaNorris.net.
Alexa Ray Joel Lands Cafe Carlyle Residency

Alexa Ray Joel, the 28-year-old daughter of Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley, will perform at Cafe Carlyle on Manhattan’s Upper East Side April 1-12. The lounge is located inside New York City’s Carlyle Hotel, where musical greats such as Judy …

Jessica Biel Hits the Oscars Red Carpet Without Justin Timberlake

Jessica Biel showed up on the Oscars 2014 red carpet without husband Justin Timberlake. The actress told Ryan Seacrest that Timberlake was “out on tour, busy working,” referring to her husband’s 20/20 Experience tour. Timberlake performed in Boston last Thursday …

Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton Buy House in Nashville

Country-music superstar Miranda Lambert recently told Taste of Country that she and husband Blake Shelton have purchased a home in Nashville, TN. Lambert says the two still consider their sprawling ranch near Tishomingo, OK their full-time home, but it made …

Claudia Schiffer Once Turned Down $1 Million Date with Arab Prince

Claudia Schiffer recently recalled some of the most outlandish moments of her long and successful career in the fashion industry: “The strangest one was an Arab prince. He asked if he could hire me for a dinner for a million …

Angela Merkel Discusses EU Reform with David Cameron

German Chancellor Angela Merkel made a much-anticipated visit to London on Thursday. The visit included a meeting with British Prime Minister and Conservative Party Leader David Cameron at his official residence in Downing Street, a rare address to both houses …

Kate Mara Asked Rooney Mara for David Fincher Advice

SPOILERS BELOW… House of Cards star Kate Mara, 31, admitted in a recent interview that she asked her sister Rooney Mara for advice on working with director David Fincher in the hit Netflix series. “I ask my sister for advice …

Keri Russell Dodges Question About Dating Matthew Rhys

The Americans star Keri Russell was obviously unwilling to address the question of whether or not she is dating co-star Matthew Rhys in a recent interview with Your Tango. When the interviewer brought up the rumor that Russell and Rhys …

Jimmer Fredette Close to Becoming Free Agent

According to NBA sources, Jimmer Fredette and the Sacramento Kings are close to finalizing a buyout agreement on Fredette’s contract. Once the buyout is finalized, Fredette still needs to clear NBA waivers. If that happens, though, he’ll soon be a …

Amanda Seyfried Will Replace Mila Kunis as Female Lead in ‘Ted 2′

Deadline is reporting that Amanda Seyfried will play the lead female role in Seth MacFarlane’s Ted 2. Mark Wahlberg will once again play the lead role of John Bennett and MacFarlane will provide the voice of the titular character, Bennett’s …

Danica Patrick Involved in Big Crash at Daytona

NASCAR driver Danica Patrick was involved in a big crash at Sunday’s Daytona 500, effectively ending her night 145 laps into the 200-lap race and giving her a 40th place finish. According to a post-race report on Patrick’s website, the …

Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi Pregnant Again?

Page Six is reporting that Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi is expecting her second child with Jionni LaValle. Snooki and LaValle became the proud parents of Lorenzo Dominic in August 2012. The couple revealed news of their engagement and first pregnancy back …

Courteney Cox Vacations in Venice with New Boyfriend and Daughter Coco

Courteney Cox was recently spotted vacationing in Venice with new boyfriend Johnny McDaid and her nine-year-old daughter Coco. Cox, star of the television series Cougar Town and perhaps best known for her role on the long-running hit sitcom Friends, was …

Carolina Kostner Wins Bronze, Atones for Vancouver

Italy’s Carolina Kostner won the bronze medal in women’s figure skating in Sochi on Thursday. The 27-year-old native of Bolzano, Italy scored 74.12 points in the short program and 142.61 in the free skate for a total of 216.73. That …

Adelina Sotnikova Wins Women’s Figure Skating Gold

Russian figure skater Adelina Sotnikova won the gold medal in women’s figure skating in Sochi on Thursday. The win was a minor upset for South Korea, and a record setter for Russia. Sotnikova scored an overall 224.59 points, with 149.95 …

Ashley Wagner Takes Sochi Olympics Internet Memes in Stride

Ashley Wagner doesn’t seem to be bothered by the internet memes that are circulating about her. The American figure skater has become well-known during the Sochi Olympics for her entertaining facial expressions. The first Wagner meme surfaced following her February …

For Ashley Wagner, Sochi Performances Have Been Redemptive

No one could blame American figure skater Ashley Wagner for wanting to prove her detractors wrong in Sochi. And Wagner is holding her own at the Winter Olympics. She finished sixth in the women’s short program on Wednesday. And she …

Ted Ligety Wins Gold Medal in Giant Slalom at Sochi Olympics

Alpine ski racer Ted Ligety won the gold medal in the giant slalom in Sochi on Wednesday, setting several Olympic records. The win made the 29-year-old Park City, UT native the first American male skier to win the Olympic giant …

Stevie Nicks Would Love to Write Music for Game of Thrones

In a recent interview with the UK’s Radio Times, singer-songwriter Stevie Nicks said she’d love to write some music for HBO’s award-winning Game of Thrones series. Nicks told Craig McLean that watching the series helped her through a particularly difficult …

Jennifer Nettles Kicks Off Solo Tour in Washington DC

Jennifer Nettles released her first solo album That Girl on January 14 and launched the tour exactly a month later. On Friday night, she performed at the Lincoln Theatre in Washington, DC. The next night’s performance at Hard Rock Live …

Vanessa Paradis Shows Off Short, Curly Hair on Red Carpet

French pop star Vanessa Paradis appeared on the red carpet at Victoires de la Musique in Paris on Friday with a tousled mop of short chestnut curls. The 41-year-old international singing sensation and Chanel spokesmodel took the stage in a …

Li Jianrou Wins China’s First Gold at Sochi Olympic Games

Li Jianrou won China its first gold medal of the Sochi Games on Thursday. Li was able to avoid a massive pile-up on the ice to take first place in the women’s short-track 500-meter speed skating event. The short-track 500-meter …

Aliona Savchenko: Hot Pink “Pink Panther” Bodysuit Steals the Show

Russian duo Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov may have simultaneously won the gold and set a new world record in the figure skating pairs short program on Tuesday, but we can’t stop talking about Aliona Savchenko’s hot pink body suit. …

Brittany Bowe Competes in First Event at Sochi Winter Olympics

Brittany Bowe took 13th place in the women’s 500-meter speed skating event at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Tuesday. Thirteenth place might not sound like much, but it was an impressive race for the 25 year-old Ocala, Florida native. A …

Olga Graf, Russian Speed Skater, Nearly Flashes Crowd After Winning the Bronze

Speed skater Olga Graf won Russia its first medal of the 2014 Olympic Games on Sunday. In a surprising win, she took the bronze medal in the women’s 3000 meter event at Adler Arena. Her moment of triumph almost ended …