Posted by Chris Franklin as TV at 9:20 PM EST on Oct, 18 2010
Bart and Homer Simpson aren’t only hilarious, according to a recent proclamation from the Vatican, the Simpsons characters are also Catholic.
According to the L’Osservatore Romano “Few people know it, and he does everything he can to hide it, but it is true: Homer J Simpson is a Catholic.”
The L’Osservatore Romano is regarded as a semi-official publication for Vatican news and they offer several examples for why Homer is considered catholic, for example they state “recites prayers before meals and, in their own peculiar way, believes in the life thereafter.”
Posted by Peter "Paparazzi" Fielder as Mischief & Mayhem at 8:28 PM EST on Oct, 18 2010
KISS bassist Gene Simmons is being targeted by hackers after the rock star said musicians should use legal remedies to fend off illegally downloaded music.
Both SimmonsRecords.com and GeneSimmons.com were targeted over the past weekend by a group that was angry he had stepped behind musicians instead of people who steal music owned by artists and their record companies.
Simmons had told the Telegraph:
“Be litigious. Sue everybody. Take their homes, their cars. Don’t let anybody cross that line.”
Posted by Peter "Paparazzi" Fielder as Mischief & Mayhem at 12:28 AM EST on Oct, 18 2010
Personally I wouldn’t let Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi near any type of building with guns, but considering the people with the guns are police officers I’ll let this one slide. According to TMZ, Snooki finished her community service stemming from her recent public intoxication incident by helping clean up crime.
Okay so actually she was just cleaning up the place where crime goes to be punished. Snooki helped file paperwork, clean offices and vacuum along with other clerical work at the Seasside Heights police station.
After finishing her duties she had completed enough community service to wipe the slate clean of her dirty deeds…at least for now!
Posted by Chris Franklin as Mischief & Mayhem at 11:59 PM EST on Oct, 17 2010
The Tyra Banks Show is being sued for $3 million by a 15-year-old girls mother after the girl appeared on the show which focused on teenage sex addicts.
According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the girls mother never gave her permission to appear on the episode which has already aired.
Beverly McClendon claims that her daughter applied to be on the show through an online “open call” last fall and that when chosen producers flew her daughter out to New York and put her up in a hotel without her mother even realizing she had gone to participate in a taping for the talk show. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by Chris Franklin as Movie News at 11:42 PM EST on Oct, 17 2010
What do you get when you mix fart and penis jokes? The best box office opening weekend in 3 months, that’s what!
Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Steve-O and the rest of the Jackass 3D Team raked in $50 million during this past weekends opening take, making them the most successful movie since Inception debuted three months ago and the best 3D opening since Despicable Me debuted three and a half months ago.
The team of pain beat out Red, The Social Network, Secretariat and other various scripted movies for the win.
Posted by Chris Franklin as Celebrities at 10:21 PM EST on Oct, 17 2010
Neil Patrick Harris and his partner of six years chef David Burtka are now the proud fathers of fraternal twins who were born via surrogate on Oct. 12.
Neil Patrick Harris posted the following Tweet:
“Babies!! On 10/12, Gideon Scott and Harper Grace entered the Burtka-Harris fold. All of us are happy, healthy, tired, and a little pukey.”
Wow NPH sure has come a long way since his Doogie Howser, M.D. days! Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by Chris Franklin as Celebrities at 10:08 PM EST on Oct, 17 2010
Lavin crashed his bike when attempting a jump during the Sin City “Dew Tour” event, a tour sponsored by Mountain Dew.
TJ, 33, was rushed to University Medical Center where he was immediately put into a medically induced coma in the hopes of allowing his body to repair itself and to avoid the extreme pain his injuries would have provided him.
Posted by Chris Franklin as TV at 10:00 PM EST on Oct, 17 2010
The big green guy may soon be returning to network TV with rumors circulating that ABC wants to revive the Incredible Hulk franchise with a new live-action Hulk series.
According to Deadline.com, ABC and Marvel Entertainment are working together to develop the series which would debut in time for the Fall 2011 season.
Posted by Chris Franklin as Breakups & Goodbyes at 9:54 PM EST on Oct, 17 2010
Barbara Billingsley, the actress who famously played June Cleaver in the 1950s hit sitcom Leave It To Beaver died at her Santa Monica home this Saturday, she was 94-years old and had a long battle with the rheumatoid disease polymyalgia.
After her Beaver role ran it’s course Barbara was hard pressed to find work, having been typed cast in the series after 6 seasons as the stay-at-home mom to the mischievous Beaver.
She eventually took a role in the 1980 comedy Airplane and she appeared in the 1997 Beaver TV movie along with several other small roles throughout her career.
Posted by Chris Franklin as Music Happenings at 9:45 PM EST on Oct, 17 2010
Kanye West will set a new world record for “longest music video” when his Runway epic premiers on Oct. 23 at 8PM EST on several music networks including MTV, MTV2, MTV.com, BET.com and VH1.com.
For Victoria’ Secret supermodel fans you’ll want to tune in to see Selita Ebanks who is co-starring in the video.
The music video will also be narrated by hip-hop star Nicki Minaj.
Posted by Chris Franklin as Mischief & Mayhem at 11:47 AM EST on Oct, 16 2010
T.I. is heading back to the big house after he violated his probation in September when he was arrested for possessing the drug ecstasy.
T.I. told US District Judge Charles Pannell quite simply that “I screwed up. I screwed up big time and I am sorry.”
During the Friday court hearing Judge Charles Pannell also gave T.I. one year supervised release.
Posted by Chris Franklin as Celebrities at 11:37 AM EST on Oct, 16 2010
The baby boy was born at New York’s St. Luke Roosevelt on Thursday night. Egypt is the first child of Alicia Keys and the third for her super producer hubby (although he claims only 2 of those children are his).
Beatz tweeted about the birth:
“I’m so thankful for everything I been blessed with in my life wowwwwww!”
Michael J. Fox has returned to his role as Marty McFly when the Spike TV Scream Awards air on Oct. 19th. The spot, which has already been filmed is a shot for shot remake of a scene from Back To The Future with new words to promote the shows quarter of a century life span.
The re-shot scene is part of the 25th year anniversary of the series and Fox is joined by co-stars lea Thompson and Elisabeth Shue.
The DeLorean DMC-12 is also featured in the film alongside the actors famous trainers and sunglasses.
Posted by Peter "Paparazzi" Fielder as Mischief & Mayhem at 1:12 PM EST on Oct, 13 2010
People really want to break into the mansion owned by Paris Hilton, reports are circulating that a prowler was spotted and apprehended at the heiresses home.
According to LA County Police, the man, James Rainford was banging on Hilton’s door after sneaking past guards on Tuesday, then after getting in a fight with one of the guards the man was arrested.
Rainford is now being held on $2,000 bail and the arrest marks the second at the reality star’s home in just a few short months, with the first arrest occurring towards the end of August when a different man was found banging on her home’s windows while holding onto two large knives.
Posted by Peter "Paparazzi" Fielder as Movie News at 12:52 PM EST on Oct, 13 2010
Judy Blume’s book “Tiger Eyes” released in 1981 will soon be made into a movie.
The book follows a teenage girl as she deals with the death of her father and then adjusts to her new life in New Mexico.
The last Blume movie to be turned into a script was ABC TV’s 1995 made-for-TV rendition of SuperFudge.
Posted by Chris Franklin as TV at 6:56 PM EST on Oct, 12 2010
Richter had rejoined Conan when he took over Jay Leno’s late night duties. Richter says he’s “thrilled” to be working with Conan again so he can start “getting out of the house again.”
Conan in response to Richter’s excitement joked:
Posted by Chris Franklin as TV at 6:51 PM EST on Oct, 12 2010
The Lifetime network has tapped supermodel Heidi Klum to host their newest show “Seriously Funny Kids.”
The unscripted show will have Klum interact with children while seeing what funny and goofy things they say and go. The move is a good fit for Heidi who has four children of her own.
In a press release on Tuesday Klum said of the new job:
Posted by Chris Franklin as Mischief & Mayhem at 12:33 AM EST on Oct, 12 2010
First it was an extra being injured on the set of Transformers 3 and today it’s a police officer who drove through the movie’s perimeter before colliding with one of the films stars….Bumblebee!
According to TMZ:
A nearby shop owner says was a lot of police activity in the area right at the time of the accident due to a bomb scare. It is unclear if the cop car involved in the accident was part of that investigation.
Posted by Chris Franklin as Music Happenings at 11:56 PM EST on Oct, 11 2010
Jackie Evancho wowed audiences when the 10-year-old took the stage on America’s Got Talent and sang with the talent of a girl far beyond her years.
Evancho has signed with SYCO/Columbia Records, the same label that signed Susan Boyle after she appeared on Britain’s Got Talent.
According to Rob Stringer, Chairman of the Columbia/Epic Label Group:
“Jackie has a rare and precious talent and we are excited to help develop that talent in her future recording career!”