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4 Iconic Office Characters

The typical office, regardless of the country or era, is a prime spot for a television or movie set because it’s so relatable. No matter what kind of job you have now, there’s a good chance you worked in an office at one point, or at least you hear your friends talking about it. An office environment itself can even take on a character role, showing viewers instantly whether the environment is prim and proper, boring, sleek and modern, or a veritable hell hole that drives the characters insane.

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It’s the addition to such environment such as gorgeous desktop displays that can suggest the environment is nurturing. However, stark white cubicles where everyone seems to be in mini prisons suggests the opposite. Check out these iconic office characters from the big and small screen and choose your favorite:

1. Michael from “The Office”

Carell adapted the equally mentionable UK’s “The Office” for an American audience perfectly. In fact, every character on the show deserves mention for perfectly mimicking and poking fun at the average office life. While few people (fortunately) had a boss like Michael, it was easy to spot the worst characteristics of your office-mates in his character and everyone else’s. Read the rest of this entry »

Cesar Millan is definitely digging deep in his doggie stash to keep the peace with his ex-wife. After ending their marriage in June 2010, the 42 year old Animal Planet superhero doesn’t seem fazed with his ex-wife’s financial demands to keep her silence.

Millan has agreed to appease his ex spouse, Ilusion,  with a mouth dropping $400,000 lump sum payment. On top of this, he pays $10,000 a month in child support  and  $23,000 monthly alimony. Cesar and his wife were married for 16 years and have two sons.

Whispers of documents that have been in court settlement for the couple say that the former Mrs. Millan has agreed in return, to keep in confidentiality any personal/private information about the other party and  any sexual details of their relationship. This also shall include non-commercial photographs, film or videotapes and recordings.

We are in utter wonderment of these said materials since there have been no specific mention of any explicit goings- on in the personal life of our favourite Mexican kennel mentor. At the time of their separation, they seem to have been in good grounds and kept firm on being caring friends and committed parents to their sons.

Oh well, this financial settlement may just as be chump change for the famous dog whisperer as his  multiple Emmy nominated show grosses $170,000 a month. And afterall, we all know we can’t put a real price on freedom and happiness.




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Most of you girls out there might have to skip work and take the day off to watch the final episodes of All My Children on ABC, as the show draws to a close this fall. Josh Duhamel is up for a cameo role as his old character in Pine Valley, Leo du Pres.  Yeah, you read that right! Now you can scream into that pillow an breathe. You’re handsome strapping Transformers GI has signed up for this short comeback in honor of the show that took him on an express ride to stardom.

Duhamel rose to fame playing Leo du Pres in this long-running daytime soap. He even won an Emmy in 2002 for his con artist character.  His love interest in the show , Greenlee , who is played by Rebecca Budig, is also back on the set after leaving the program a few time since Josh Duhamel left the show in 2003.

True enough, the cameo appearance of Leo will be one of the highlights of this season ender as we may also expect  another on-screen affair between du Pres and Greenlee.

Apparently, Josh Duhamel isn’t the only actor doing a comeback to his soap beginnings before their beloved series takes the axe. Julian Moore, who starred in As the World Turns many moons ago, also returned to the show last year just prior to the soap leaving the airwaves. On January 2012, ABC will see One Life to Live bowing out of the tubes.  We may just as well see many big screen stars doing their own returns to this soap before it finally sees its last episode on air. These could include, Ryan Phillipe and Tommy Lee Jones.

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For all you Buffy fans, guess who’s back from the vampire grave? After an 8 year break, Sarah Michelle Gellar resurrects onto the boob tube for CW network with its drama series “Ringer”.

Although Gellar had already considered a TV comeback two years ago, she made it clear that she wanted to get back on cable.  The actress also wanted to make sure that her fans would love whatever she does on TV as much as they loved growing up with Buffy.  Her new project seems to hold a lot of promise but is yet to prove its boob tube appeal with Buffy’s loyal fans.

The new CW series features Gellar’s role as a twin.  A recovering addict who is estranged from her wealthy twin sister, and goes on the run when she witnessed a murder. The story line boasts  of a juicy plot and reveals a lot of shocking twists.  This project was previously made for CBS but they passed it on to its sister network CW. Although the series is still in progress and only has the pilot on the table, it remains unsure if it will run as a full series.

After her stint with “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and the show came to a close in 2003, Gellar dipped her toes in “ The Grudge” and did some voice over for “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”.  She also married long time boyfriend Freddie Prinze Jr in September of 2001. The couple now have a daughter.

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The final Glee soundtrack (this season)

May 18th is the date that you’ll be able to get your hands on the last Glee soundtrack planned for Season 1. Along with Volumes 1 and 2, and the special Power of Madonna soundtrack, Volume 3 marks the fourth disc the freshman show has released, making Glee quite the cash cow for Fox.

Volume 3, entitled Showstoppers, will be released in two flavors: a basic, 14-song disc for $11.99, and a deluxe edition with 6 extra songs, for $14.99. Volume 3 features songs from the final episodes of the season, so one assumes that the performances featured in the show choir’s Regionals competition will be included. Here’s the full track list; songs marked with a * are exclusive to the deluxe edition. Read the rest of this entry »


I didn’t want to use the word “shock,” but that’s what people are saying. Good Morning America canceled Adam’s appearance following the controversial performance he gave at the AMAs. They say he’s alienating his fans. I think he’s just being himself and trying to prove his flair for showmanship as well. Does anyone disagree?


Watch Out For A New And Improved K-Fed

That’s what he says – that fans will be getting the shock of their lives soon. He has joined VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club and is expected to loose LOTS of the weight that he has gained. It’s not impossible, so go get ‘em tiger!


Oprah To Quit For Real

Oprah is going to have her last show today, and there’s supposed to be a big announcement – it’s probably about her plans for the future. She’s already said something about closing down The Oprah Winfrey Show but she held back, saying that the announcement will be made during the last airing. Hold on to your seats tonight, ladies and gentlemen! Oh, and bring lots of tissue – I have a feeling you’re gonna need it.


Kim Kardashian On CSI

Goodbye reality TV, hello…crime TV? Kim Kardashian’s one-time participation in the hit series CSI was very well documented – by the actress herself. She posted some pictures while she was getting ready for the shoot (yes, that’s the one up there). Fans can watch the December 16 episode to see how she does.


Whitney Houston On DWTS

The diva is expanding her horizons – by joining the people at Dancing With The Stars. I am pretty sure she can hold her own when it comes to dancing, but how will her interaction with the rest of cast be? Oh, she is NOT joining as a contestant. She will just be a guest in the finale of the show. Isn’t that more special?


John Travolta appeared on The Ellen Degeneres Show Wednesday, and expressed his gratitude for the support that his family has been receiving in regard to the death of his son Jett. He also talked about the family movie that they are releasing this month. It was an emotional moment for John, who appeared with his daughter Ella.


Protests Over Glee’s “Disabled” Member

Glee has caught the attention of a lot of viewers, and no wonder! It does make you feel good – the musical numbers does wonders for your spirit. Then again, the half-baked plot, the stereotypes, and sometimes pithy lines may turn you off. What turns others off, though, is the fact that the character who is in a wheelchair (Artie) is not really disabled in real life. Robert David Hall from CSI, who wears artificial legs, says that this is not right – that they “robbed” a real disabled person of his shot at the role. Do you agree with him?


Eat your heart out Donald Trump! Simon Cowell has been named the highest earning guy on TV by Forbes, which reported that last year, he earned a whopping $75 million! Thanks to the millions of American Idol fans, I should say.


Kelly Osbourne Dropped 20 Pounds!

Maybe if I join DWTS, I’ll be like Kelly Osbourne. Then again, she’s a star, and I am not! Anyhow, she has lost 20 freakin’ pounds because of the show. She says she’s *bleep* starving right now, though. Keep them off, girl!

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Remember my post about Rihanna breaking her silence on Chris Brown and their relationship? Let me correct myself – the interview will air today on Good Morning America and tomorrow on 20/20. Anyhow, a sneak peek: she said that he was her first big love, but that they were dangerous for each other. Oh, the complications of love!


In several months, it will have been a year since Chris Brown beat up Rihanna, and it is only now that the female singer will be breaking her silence about the whole thing. In the meanwhile, Chris Brown has been sentenced to community service, Rihanna has been churning out hits. Tune in to Good Morning America this Friday to hear what she has to say!


When Sarah And Oprah Meet…

“Going Rogue: An American Life,” is the title of Sarah Palin’s memoir, which is due to be released on November 17. A day before that, however, she is going to sit down with the talkshow queen, Oprah Winfrey. This should be a very interesting rendezvous to say the least!


Actor John Stamos admitted that he went on Australian TV p*** drunk. In 2007, he made a “bizarre” appearance on the show Mornings with Kerri-Anne. Now he says the reason for the bizarreness is…alcohol. Oooh, wonder?


Mandy Patinkin Back On TV

Mandy Patinkin of Criminal Minds renown (Gideon) has been missing from the small screen for some time now. News is that he is going to guest on Three Rivers this weekend, as an accident victim. I don’t watch this show but I just might, if only to see him!


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