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Celebritology 2.0: October, 2012

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 10/31/2012

Brad Pitt makes major contribution to support gay marriage; Gene Hackman reportedly hits homeless man in self-defense

Also: Kelsey Grammer explains why he brought his baby to the Playboy mansion.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:17 AM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Statement | Tags:  Morning Mix; Brad Pitt

Posted at 06:22 PM ET, 10/30/2012

Ryan Gosling and Michael Fassbender showed up by surprise at a charity event

Gosling even contributed some cash to the cause.

By Jen Chaney  |  06:22 PM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ryan Gosling; Michael Fassbender

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 10/30/2012

Disney buys Lucasfilm, vows to make more ‘Stars Wars’ movies and makes Twitter go berserk

Disney is now responsible for all Jedis.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:20 PM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Star Wars

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 10/30/2012

How to build the best ‘Simpsons’ Treehouse of Horror marathon

Eight episodes that will provide nearly four hours of trick-or-treat viewing pleasure.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:49 PM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  The Simpsons; Halloween

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 10/30/2012

John C. Reilly talks ‘Wreck-It Ralph,’ Sarah Silverman and Space Invaders

He also has some thoughts about video game pop songs.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:53 AM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  John C. Reilly

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 10/30/2012

Green Day cancels tour dates; Emma Roberts dresses like Julia Roberts for Halloween

Green Day has canceled the rest of its 2012 tour dates and postponed some early 2013 shows.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:55 AM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Morning Mix

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 10/29/2012

Conan O’Brien tweets first ‘official’ ‘Arrested Development’ photo

First “official” photo involves Conan O’Brien, Andy Richter and Michael Bluth.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:02 PM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arrested Development

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 10/29/2012

Hulk Hogan and Bubba the Love Sponge have settled their sex-tape legal matters

This is a relief.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:30 PM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hulk Hogan

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 10/29/2012

Hurricane Sandy and the entertainment world’s response

Many events are being canceled, but Lindsay Lohan thinks we’re all overreacting.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:12 AM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hurricane Sandy

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 10/29/2012

Tom Cruise trespasser turns out to be drunk neighbor; Gary Glitter arrested in BBC scandal

Also: Avril Lavigne’s ex-husband thought dressing as her for Halloween was a great idea.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:03 AM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Watch, Kim Kardashian | Tags:  Morning Mix; Tom Cruise; Friday Night Lights

Posted at 11:22 PM ET, 10/28/2012

‘The Walking Dead’: Hello, Governor

We finally meet the leader of another community. And he seems like a heck of a guy.

By Jen Chaney’  |  11:22 PM ET, 10/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Walking Dead

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 10/26/2012

Justin Timberlake responds to flap over controversial wedding video in an open letter

“I do understand the reaction and, by association, I am holding myself accountable,” he writes.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:39 PM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Justin Timberlake

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 10/26/2012

‘Parks and Recreation’: Amy Poehler, Adam Scott and Mike Schur on the big moment in this week’s episode

“When I read that scene, I cried,” Amy Poehler says.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:49 PM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Parks and Recreation

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 10/26/2012

‘Cloud Atlas’: A primer on its audacity and wild casting

An attempt to capture all the cray-cray and most of the Tom Hankses in the film.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:11 PM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Tom Hanks; Halle Berry; Cloud Atlas

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 10/26/2012

Tom Hanks stops by ‘The Colbert Report,’ offers Halloween tips and ticks off Matt Damon

The “Cloud Atlas” costumes actually are pretty excellent.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:30 AM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tom Hanks

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 10/26/2012

Lindsay Lohan’s publicist resigns; Meat Loaf endorses Mitt Romney

Also: Taylor Swift is still buying that Hyannis Port house, despite her Kennedy break-up.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:53 AM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Statement | Tags:  Morning Mix; Lindsay Lohan; Taylor Swift

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 10/25/2012

Taylor Swift and Conor Kennedy are reportedly broken up

Us Weekly says the singer and her young boyfriend have called it quits.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:52 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Splits | Tags:  Taylor Swift

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 10/25/2012

See ‘The Hobbit,’ or just eat ‘The Hobbit’ at Denny’s

You know you want to know how it feels to build your own Hobbit slam.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:28 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  The Hobbit

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 10/25/2012

Axl Rose: Seven things we learned from his ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ appearance

The Guns ‘N Roses frontman actually showed up on time and did a lengthy interview.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:50 AM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Axl Rose

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 10/25/2012

Diddy okay after car wreck; video shown at Justin Timberlake wedding sparks controversy

Also: Bieber and Oprah go holiday shopping!

By Jen Chaney  |  10:07 AM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Morning Mix; Diddy; Justin Timberlake; Jessica Biel; Justin Bieber

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 10/25/2012

‘American Horror Story: Asylum’: 10 questions about ‘Tricks and Treats’

It’s an excellent episode for an exorcism.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:36 AM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  American Horror Story

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Tom Cruise has filed a lawsuit against Life & Style over Suri Cruise story

He’s seeking $50 million in damages over a story that says he “abandoned” Suri Cruise.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:08 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tom Cruise

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Joe and Tina Simpson, parents of Jessica and Ashlee Simpson, are divorcing

The papers were filed last month.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:16 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Splits | Tags:  Jessica Simpson

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 10/24/2012

10 quick and easy celebrity and pop culture Halloween costumes for the very lazy

Most of the pieces for these low-fuss costumes are already in your closet.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:32 AM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 10/24/2012

Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake wedding photo finally unveiled; Bobby Brown reportedly arrested

Spoiler alert: Biel’s dress is pretty.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:21 AM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Relationships, Crime Watch | Tags:  Morning Mix; Justin Timberlake; Jessica Biel; Bobby Brown; Celebrity Weddings

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Daniel Craig: A photo essay of his serious expressions at the ‘Skyfall’ premiere

His facial expressions are set to either serious or smolder.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:44 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Daniel Craig; Red Carpet Photos

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Some British kids accidentally saw part of ‘Paranormal Activity 4’ instead of ‘Madagascar 3’

Evidently a theater in Britain made a small error.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:56 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 10/23/2012

Beyoncé and Jay-Z lose bid to trademark Blue Ivy; ‘Iron Man 3’ trailer released

Also: A few details regarding the Biel/Timberlake wedding.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:38 AM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Morning Mix; Beyonce; Jay-Z; Movie Trailers

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 10/22/2012

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel very briefly discuss wedding; ‘Paranormal Activity 4’ wins box office, paves way for another sequel

They don’t say much.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:32 AM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Box Office, Relationships | Tags:  Justin Timberlake; Jessica Biel; Pippa Middleton

Posted at 07:23 AM ET, 10/22/2012

‘The Walking Dead’: Six things learned from ‘Sick’

In which Hershel fights to live and Carl asserts his right to kill zombies.

By Jen Chaney  |  07:23 AM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Walking Dead

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 10/21/2012

Adele reportedly gave birth to baby boy

Her first child has entered the world, according to news reports.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:19 PM ET, 10/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Baby Boom | Tags:  Adele

Posted at 07:21 PM ET, 10/19/2012

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are now married

The couple tied the knot Friday in Italy.

By Jen Chaney  |  07:21 PM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Relationships | Tags:  Justin Timberlake; Jessica Biel

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 10/19/2012

Friday list: 10 non-scary things from pop culture that petrified us as kids

“The Never Ending Story”? Check. Various types of Muppets? Also check.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:53 PM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Friday Lists | Tags:  Halloween; 80s Nostalgia

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 10/19/2012

Civil lawsuit against Britney Spears’s family continues; a Daniel Radcliffe split?

Also: Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson finally kissed, solving all of America’s problems.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:42 AM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Britney Spears | Tags:  Morning Mix, Britney Spears, Daniel Radcliffe, Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 10/19/2012

Tom Hanks dropped an f-bomb on ‘Good Morning America’

He’s really sorry.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:01 AM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tom Hanks

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 10/18/2012

Did Joaquin Phoenix just knock himself out of Oscar contention?

The short answer is no. But he did express his disdain for the campaigning process.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:02 PM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Oscars | Tags:  Joaquin Phoenix

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 10/18/2012

Watch Katy Perry sing a touching ‘Firework’ duet

She performed with an autistic girl who has blossomed via her love of music.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:25 PM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Katy Perry

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 10/18/2012

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel wedding festivities reportedly begin; Drake graduates

Also: Michael Bay seems annoyed with Hugo Weaving.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:35 AM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Relationships | Tags:  Morning Mix, Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel, Drake

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 10/18/2012

‘American Horror Story: Asylum’: 10 questions about the premiere

What’s up with Bloody Face? And can someone call an ambulance for Adam Levine?

By Jen Chaney  |  08:02 AM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  American Horror Story

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 10/17/2012

‘American Horror Story: Asylum’: A short primer

A brief guide to what you need to know before Wednesday night’s episode.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:56 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  American Horror Story

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 10/17/2012

Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green are now parents

The couple welcomed a son with a nice, normal name.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:52 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Baby Boom | Tags:  Megan Fox

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 10/17/2012

Flavor Flav has been arrested for alleged assault and battery

He’s being held on $23,000 bond.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:43 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Watch | Tags:  Flavor Flav

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 10/17/2012

R. Kelly’s new ‘Trapped in the Closet’ video: It’s the mid-’00s all over again

The hip-hopera is back. And it still features R. Kelly singing the phone call conversations of others.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:59 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 10/17/2012

Mitt Romney is still riding ‘Friday Night Lights’ wave despite Peter Berg’s letter

A pre-debate photo shows he is not daunted by Peter Berg’s letter.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:32 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Statement | Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 10/17/2012

Kristen Stewart reportedly buys house near Robert Pattinson; Kate Gosselin fired as a coupon blogger

Also: Mel Gibson is dating.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:08 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities | Tags:  Morning Mix, Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Kate Gosselin

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Beyoncé, Super Bowl headliner: Eight reasons why she’ll outperform Madonna

Madonna, you are about to get served.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:11 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Beyonce, Super Bowl

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Matthew Fox says he does not hit women, contrary to Dominic Monaghan tweets

The actor denies his “Lost” co-star’s comments.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:14 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Matthew Fox, Dominic Monaghan

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 10/16/2012

Hulk Hogan sues over sex tape; Jennifer Aniston sheds tears on TV over engagement

It’s Hulk vs. Gawker, as well as Bubba, the Love Sponge.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:52 AM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Morning Mix, Hulk Hogan, Jennifer Aniston

Posted at 09:37 PM ET, 10/15/2012

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the Golden Globe Awards

Is it too early to say this is the best news of the week?

By Jen Chaney  |  09:37 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Golden Globes

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 10/15/2012

Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson photographed together, right on ‘Twilight’ promotional schedule

They look so happy together! Fine, they actually look kind of bored.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:30 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Relationships | Tags:  Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 10/15/2012

Bill Murray crashed a kickball game, thereby delighting the Internet

He hadn’t crashed anything in a couple of days, so it was time.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:54 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Murray, Internet Brilliance

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 10/15/2012

Brad Pitt stars in Chanel commercial that is basically ‘The Tree of Life’

Never before has Pitt been so sexy while making absolutely no sense.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:03 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brad Pitt

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 10/15/2012

Russell Crowe and Danielle Spencer reportedly split; first ‘Skyfall’ reviews arrive

Also: Prince and F. Scott Fitzgerald could make interesting cinematic companions.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:52 AM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:11 PM ET, 10/14/2012

‘The Walking Dead’ returns and goes on a zombie-killing spree

The former residents of Hershel's farm have transformed into a lean, mean walker-slaying machine.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:11 PM ET, 10/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Walking Dead

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 10/12/2012

Peter Berg is not messing around about Mitt Romney’s ‘Friday Night Lights’ slogan

The “Friday Night Lights” producer tells Romney what he can do with his “clear eyes and full hearts.”

By Jen Chaney  |  05:15 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Statement | Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 10/12/2012

Justin Bieber’s noon showdown was a publicity stunt for a new video with Nicki Minaj

His laptop and camera really weren’t stolen.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:50 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Justin Bieber | Tags:  Justin Bieber, Internet Brilliance

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 10/12/2012

Game changer: Lindsay Lohan has endorsed Mitt Romney

This. Could. Change. Everything.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:59 AM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Statement | Tags:  Lindsay Lohan

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 10/12/2012

Jon Hamm, Adam Scott and Paul Rudd starred in, literally, ‘The Greatest Event in Television History’

And now you can watch it online. Hint at its greatness: it involves “Simon and Simon.”

By Jen Chaney  |  11:23 AM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jon Hamm, Adam Scott, 80s Nostalgia

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 10/12/2012

Alleged thief promises to leak Justin Bieber videos; Nelly says he didn’t know about all those drugs on his bus.

At noon today, someone with a Twitter account may reveal “the Bieber truth.” Maybe.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:47 AM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Justin Bieber | Tags:  Morning Mix, Justin Bieber, Nelly, Movie Trailers

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Octavia Spencer is writing a children’s book about a ninja detective

The title rules.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:48 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 10/11/2012

‘Argo’: The film that finally brings together actors from ‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Lost’ and ‘Dazed and Confused’

Walter White and Coach Eric Taylor *and* Donnie from “The Big Lebowski”?

By Jen Chaney  |  02:11 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Kyle Chandler

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 10/11/2012

A few thoughts on this whole Mitt Romney and ‘Friday Night Lights’ thing

“Clear eyes, full hearts, smart campaign move”?

By Jen Chaney  |  10:22 AM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Statement | Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 10/11/2012

Bobbi Kristina Brown announces engagement in TV promo; Justin Bieber and Ryan Gosling are cousins?

Brown’s fiance is also her sort-of adopted brother. Um, okay.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:02 AM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Justin Bieber | Tags:  Morning Mix, Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown, Justin Bieber, Ryan Gosling

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 10/10/2012

The ‘Hitchcock’ trailer: When Anthony Hopkins does Hitch and Scarlett Johansson becomes Janet Leigh

In which Hannibal Lecter tries very hard to make a movie called “Psycho.”

By Jen Chaney  |  05:22 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers, Awards Season

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 10/10/2012

Remembering Alex Karras: His acting career in video clips

“Blazing Saddles.” “Webster.” And a fine appearance on “Match Game.”

By Jen Chaney  |  01:24 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Obits | Tags:  In Memoriam

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 10/10/2012

Lindsay Lohan and Dina Lohan and the alleged domestic incident

Another unfortunate incident involving the cops and Lohan? Sadly, yes.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:23 AM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lindsay Lohan

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 10/10/2012

Beyonce drops out of Clint Eastwood’s ‘A Star is Born’; a Sarah Palin fitness book?

Also in the morning mix: Olivia Wilde overshares about her sex life.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:35 AM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Morning Mix, Beyonce, Sarah Palin

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 10/09/2012

On ‘E.T.’ and why the Steven Spielberg classic endures

This writer may or may not have teared up while writing this.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:05 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  80s Nostalgia; Steven Spielberg

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 10/09/2012

Questlove’s wonderful David Cross and Amber Tamblyn wedding album

The Roots drummer loves to tweet photos.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:48 AM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Cross; Amber Tablyn; Celebrity Weddings; Questlove

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 10/09/2012

‘Lincoln’s’ bid to dominate the Oscars has begun; Guy Ritchie and Jacqui Ainsley are engaged

Also: Justin Bieber has played beer pong. The Mayans totally knew this would happen.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:25 AM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Relationships | Tags:  Morning Mix; Lincoln; Daniel Day-Lewis; Steven Spielberg; Kristen Stewart; Robert Pattinson

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 10/08/2012

Daniel Craig on ‘SNL’: an assessment of his sketch comedy skills

Let’s just say this was not his best work.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:48 PM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daniel Craig; SNL

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 10/08/2012

Lena Dunham reportedly scored more than $3.5 million in book deal

The publishing world thinks it could be the next “Bossypants.”

By Jen Chaney  |  01:59 PM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lena Dunham; Books

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 10/08/2012

Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman have separated

Is no Hollywood marriage sustainable?

By Jen Chaney  |  12:26 PM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Relationships | Tags:  Danny DeVito; Rhea Perlman

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 10/08/2012

Lady Gaga vomited onstage but pressed on during Barcelona show; David Cross and Amber Tamblyn got married

Gaga has recovered. But getting sick onstage is now close to becoming a trend.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:42 AM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music, Relationships | Tags:  Morning Mix; Lady Gaga; Beyonce; Jay-Z; David Cross; Amber Tamblyn; Mila Kunis

Posted at 01:23 AM ET, 10/08/2012

John Cusack pulled a Lloyd Dobler during a Peter Gabriel concert

The spirit of Lloyd Dobler is alive and well.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:23 AM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Music | Tags:  John Cusack; Cameron Crowe; 80s Nostalgia

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 10/06/2012

Zac Efron: Has ‘The Paperboy’ finally helped him leave behind his past as ‘Musical’ boy?

Efron is out to prove that he’s not just another teen heartthrob. But is he succeeding?

By Caitlin Moore  |  08:00 AM ET, 10/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 10/05/2012

Kanye West’s Twitter account on pause and wiped out

All that’s left is a single tweet that says “BE BACK SOON.”

By Jen Chaney  |  03:11 PM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kanye West

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 10/05/2012

‘The Paperboy’: The 10 weirdest things in the Nicole Kidman and Zac Efron film

Surprisingly, No. 1 is not where Nicole Kidman pees on Zac Efron.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:37 PM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Nicole Kidman; Zac Efron; John Cusack; Matthew McConaughey

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 10/05/2012

Hulk Hogan really mad at Gawker over sex tape; Listen to Adele sing ‘Skyfall’

You will not like the Hulk when he gets angry about a leaked intimate video.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:02 AM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Morning Mix; Hulk Hogan; Adele

Posted at 01:22 AM ET, 10/05/2012

‘Glee’: Ranking the break-ups from least distressing to most

Hearts are breaking all over Lima. And also, Twitter.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:22 AM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glee

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 10/04/2012

The Hungry Hungry Hippos movie is happening

It’s an epic story about ... eating marbles and then doing it again?

By Jen Chaney  |  05:00 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Pop Culture Head-Scratchers

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 10/04/2012

The second ‘Lincoln’ clip is so strong that it won last night’s presidential debate

Much better than Honest Abe trailer No. 1.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:02 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers, Daniel Day-Lewis, Steven Spielberg

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 10/04/2012

Someone took a bunch of Julianne Moore’s really nice jewelry

It was expensive stuff, but police are on the case.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:40 AM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Crime Watch | Tags:  Julianne Moore

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 10/04/2012

Another Chris Brown and Rihanna sighting; Rush and Public Enemy make Rock Hall of Fame list

Also: Nicole Kidman had issues with saying the n-word in her movie.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:59 AM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Morning Mix; Chris Brown; Rihanna; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; Nicole Kidman

Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 10/03/2012

VIDEO: Arnold Schwarzenegger on hopes for reconciliation with Maria Shriver

Schwarzenegger speaks out on his book and his hopes for reconciliation with Maria Shriver.

By Maura Judkis  |  06:01 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 10/03/2012

The ‘Daniel Craig can be funny’ campaign begins now

The promos for this week’s “Saturday Night Live,” which Craig will host, are here.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:28 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daniel Craig; SNL

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 10/03/2012

‘The Guilt Trip’ trailer, or how it feels to be trapped in a car with Seth Rogen and Barbra Streisand

Rogen. Streisand. High jinks.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:17 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers; Seth Rogen; Barbra Streisand

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 10/03/2012

The Mel Gibson/Tom Hanks experiment: What a new study says about our response to celebrity opinion

We don’t like celebs who don’t agree with us, apparently.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:41 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Statement | Tags:  Mel Gibson, Tom Hanks, Celebrity Politics

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 10/03/2012

‘The Lone Ranger’ trailer: Armie Hammer, Johnny Depp and a lot of gunfire

Yes, Depp has that bird on his head during the entire thing.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:05 AM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers; Lone Ranger; Johnny Depp; Armie Hammer

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 10/03/2012

Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey ‘American Idol’ feud goes viral; ‘Jeopardy!’ pays homage to ‘Walking Dead’

Also in the morning mix: Another Chris Brown/Rihanna rumor.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:54 AM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Morning Mix; Nicki Minaj; Mariah Carey; Walking Dead; Chris Brown; Rihanna

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 10/02/2012

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John have reunited to make this a very ‘Grease’ Christmas

Deck the halls with boughs of Danny Zuko.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:52 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  John Travolta; Olivia Newton-John; Holiday Music

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Zac Efron, Leonardo DiCaprio and Selena Gomez all want you to vote for stuff

So do Sarah Silverman, Jonah Hill, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Ellen DeGeneres.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:04 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Political Statement | Tags:  Leonardo DiCaprio; Tobey Maguire; Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Selena Gomez

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 10/02/2012

Taylor Swift calls John Mayer ‘presumptuous’ in new interview; Adele’s ‘Skyfall’ leaks

Also in the morning mix: Oprah is still the richest one of all.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:50 AM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music | Tags:  Morning Mix; Taylor Swift; Adele; Skyfall; Oprah Winfreyl Kristen Stewart; Robert Pattinson

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Drew Barrymore announces birth of daughter even though she never officially said she was pregnant

She and husband Will Kopelman recently welcomed a daughter named Olive.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:00 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Baby Watch | Tags:  Drew Barrymore

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Seth MacFarlane, Oscar host: The pros and the cons

Here’s why this could be great, or also possibly not so great.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:49 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Oscars | Tags:  Seth MacFarlane; Oscars; Awards Season

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Adele has definitely recorded the ‘Skyfall’ theme

She is the voice of the new James Bond song.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:38 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Music | Tags:  Adele, Skyfall

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Critics debate the best potential Criterion DVD, which raises a question: Do people still buy DVDs?

Which movie is ripe for a Criterion release? And, in a related question, does anyone still care about DVDs?

By Jen Chaney  |  12:13 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movies

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 10/01/2012

Arnold Schwarzenegger discusses affair on ‘60 Minutes’; Justin Bieber rebounds after vomiting onstage

Apparently the Governator kept Maria Shriver in the dark on a variety of subjects.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:30 AM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Justin Bieber | Tags:  Morning Mix, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Justin Bieber

Posted at 01:27 AM ET, 10/01/2012

Lindsay Lohan, the former Congressional aide and the case of the dropped assault charge

Lohan found herself in another dicey situation over the weekend.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:27 AM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lindsay Lohan

Posted at 11:33 PM ET, 09/30/2012

Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman are now married

The “Dark Knight Rises” star and her fiance made it official.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:33 PM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Relationships | Tags:  Anne Hathaway

 

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