February 2, 2012 |
Should Facebook users get a taste of the company's initial public offering? More than a few say yes. The reasoning here is that because Facebook's more than 800 million users make the site what it is -- and provide all that personal data that allows Facebook to prosper -- they're entitled to participate in what's sure to be a very lucrative IPO. Dream on. We heard pretty much the same when AOL purchased Huffington Post for more...
January 20, 2012
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Friday: William Shatner is ending his time as Priceline spokesperson with a commercial that features the character's fiery death. ( Los Angeles Times ) "Star Wars: The Old Republic" may be the biggest entertainment production in history. ( Los Angeles Times ) Great news, kids! Geraldo is coming to the radio! ( Los Angeles Times ) How popular are Super Bowl ads? The ads are now getting teaser trailers. ( Los Angeles Times )
January 4, 2012
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Wednesday. 50 Cent tells his fans on Twitter that "I don't think I'm gonna live much longer. " ( Rap Up ) Meanwhile, Chris Brown kissed his new girlfriend on New Year's Eve and Rihanna has let loose with an angry tweet. Is this really going to play out in public? ( The Sun ) Taylor Swift will star in the film of "Les Miserables. " Surprise face! ( Huffington Post ) "Bridesmaids" picked up a PGA nomination and an ADG nomination.
December 27, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Tuesday. Van Halen is planning a new tour. And in case you're worried, yes, David Lee Roth is back with the group. ( Los Angeles Times ) Tom Cruise still has it: "Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol" was the big movie over the Christmas weekend. ( Los Angeles Times ) Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver spent Christmas together with their kids. Whaaaaa? ( CNN ) A fake People magazine cover touting Taylor Lautner's coming out of the closet fooled a lot of people, including Russell Simmons.
December 15, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Thursday. A Foo Fighters concert in New Zealand reportedly caused tremors at a level similar to volcanic activity. ( Hollywood Reporter ) "Hugo," "War Horse" and George Clooney landed Golden Globes nominations. "The Artist" leads with six. ( Los Angeles Times ) Howard Stern is "America's Got Talent's' newest judge. ( Los Angeles Times ) Thanks, but no thanks, "Biggest Loser": the Season 12 winner says he's "at risk" of gaining all that weight back.
December 13, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Tuesday. Amy Winehouse's dad is quoted as saying Lady Gaga "would be great" to play his daughter in a movie about her life. But another report quotes him as saying a movie won't happen. ( Mirror , Daily Mail ) The music industry executive injured in the Hollywood shooting last week has died. ( Los Angeles Times ) The song isn't so rosy for "Glee," which is seeing its ratings drop in its third season. ( Los Angeles Times )
December 7, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Wednesday. Alec Baldwin's battle with American Airlines over Words With Friends enters Day 2. ( Los Angeles Times ) Guns N' Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Beastie Boys are among the next group of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees. ( Los Angeles Times ) Kristen Stewart and Anne Hathaway top Forbes' list of best actors for the buck. ( Forbes ) A "Mythbusters" experiment involving a cannon went horribly wrong, sending a cannonball ripping through two homes.
December 6, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Tuesday: Chewbacca is coming to "Glee. " ( Huffington Post ) Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean won big at the American Country Awards. ( MTV ) Rosie O'Donnell is engaged to girlfriend Michelle Rounds. ( Los Angeles Times ) Universal will unveil its plans for the new "Harry Potter" attraction in L.A. today. ( Los Angeles Times ) Bradley Cooper says "The Hangover III" may be set in L.A. ( New York Daily News )
December 2, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Friday. Britney Spears turns 30 today. ( MSNBC ) The National Board of Review has named "Hugo" best picture. ( Los Angeles Times ) The Grammys cut out of a lot of categories this year, and many in the music industry are not happy about it. ( Los Angeles Times ) The disaster-movie trend isn't over yet: "San Andreas: 3D" hopes to make giant earthquakes cool in 2012. ( Los Angeles Times ) Michelle Trachtenberg says she was almost Bella Swan in the "Twilight" movies.
November 30, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Wednesday. Daniel Craig calls the Kardashians idiots. ( Huffington Post ) Kourtney Kardashian is pregnant again. Daniel Craig will be thrilled. ( Us Weekly ) Pamela Anderson is now on a postage stamp. ( Los Angeles Times ) Former Beatle's to-do list reveals that even John Lennon had to sit around waiting for the cable guy. ( Los Angeles Times ) This year's Grammy nomination concert is open to the public.