All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Entertainment’

More Hollywood Films to be Released in China

China has added 14 slots to the 20 Hollywood blockbusters they already allow into the country per year, as long as the additional films are in Imax or 3D. At the close of China vice president Xi Jinping’s recent visit to the U.S., some Chinese trade sanctions on Hollywood were lifted, which could lead to more 3D and Imax movies …

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The Bodyguard Stream Pulled From Netflix Instant

While there may not be a law against capitalizing on the death of famous entertainers, it certainly feels like an unethical approach, especially when it comes from a company that clearly cares more about milking money out of consumers than it does making 20 year old content available to them. That’s right. As detailed in a Google+ post by Dan …

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Mardi Gras Tweets: Beads, Boobs, Beer and Babies

Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez! Tomorrow is the “Tuesday” in Fat Tuesday. King cakes are being baked, boxes of beads are being sold, bras are being left at home. As people get ready for the parades and wild abandon of Mardi Gras, they’re taking to Twitter to announce their intentions and scope out the action. We’ll start you off with …

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Mark Zuckerberg Has Linsanity, Too

As you can see, the world clearly belongs to Jeremy Lin and we’re all just living in it because he allows us to exist. The glow from Lin’s swagger is so bright, tech industry mavens are even drawn to it. Just ask Mark Zuckerberg. Who knew the kid who was portrayed by Jesse Eisenberg as being socially inept would one …

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ESPN’s Overreaction Indicates A Linsanity Tipping Point

Over at FreeDictionary.com, the word/term “chink” has a number of definitions, including the word’s racial epithetical implications. There’s also this specific example — 1. a small narrow opening, such as a fissure or crack, chink in one’s armour, a small but fatal weakness — while the armor relation was bolded, perhaps the following phrase, “a small but fatal weakness” best …

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Man Trapped In Snow 2 Months- Twitter Responds

Peter Skyllberg, age 44, of Sweden was found Friday trapped in his car in the snow. He was about a mile deep in the woods, and claims he had been stuck there since December 19! Details on how he became stranded, whether or not he had been reported missing, etc. are very sketchy-to-nonexistent at this point. Lots of questions are …

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Academy Awards: Biggest Snubs of All Time

It’s understandable, occasionally, that a great film might not win a Best Picture Oscar. Sometimes, there is something else that year that just outshines it. For example, Star Wars lost to Annie Hall. Fargo lost to The English Patient. And, Philadelphia lost to Schindler’s List. In a year like that, everyone can go home with their head held high. But, …

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#whyyoweave Funniest Twitter Trends

It’s the latest version of “Yo Mama” jokes. You remember “Yo Mama” jokes, right? Yo mama so ugly that she looked out the window and got arrested for mooning. Yo mama so fat that when she wears a yellow raincoat, people yell “taxi!” The modern update is Why Yo Weave…? With the hashtag #whyyoweave on Twitter, the jokes are aimed …

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Mary Kay Ash Pink Mansion For Sale

Mary Kay Ash sold beauty products to millions of American women. And, she got a lot of them to sell the stuff for her. She drove a pink Cadillac, and she gave away more than a few of those to super sales-ladies. But, would you buy her pink mansion for $3.3 million? Ash died in 2001 after a lifetime as …

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Whitney Houston Tribute By Chris Cornell

Whitney Houston’s tragic death is still making a dark wave throughout the entertainment industry. Her funeral is still hot news. The whispered discussion of her fall from grace as America’s favorite entertainer is only starting to cool. Chris Cornell, lead singer of Soundgarden, picked up a Martin guitar and stood solo at a recent concert to sing a rendition of …

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“Mad Men” Promos- Don Is Back!

AMC is gearing up for the long-awaited return of their hit series “Mad Men” on Sunday, March 25. In anticipation of the return of Don Draper, et al, AMC is running a pair of video promos to whet the appetites of the “Mad Men” faithful. Jon Hamm and John Slattery are featured in the compilation video spots that highlight their …

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Gordon Flips On Date of Earnhardt’s Death

It always makes ’em nervous when there’s a wreck in a NASCAR race. Jeff Gordon is a household name in racing, and his nasty slide and flip in the Budweiser Shootout was a big deal. Jeff made contact with Kyle Bush’s bumper near the end of the 75-lap race at the Daytona Speedway and ended up sliding on his roof. …

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