Thursday April 27, 2017

Archive for the ‘Entertainment’ Category

Shocker! Barry Manilow Says He is Gay

For decades Barry Manilow gave the world timeless hits, while keeping his own world a total secret. Now at 73 years old, the music legend is opening up about his life, struggles and, for the first time, his sexuality. Fiercely private, the pop icon had an interview from his Palm Springs home with his manager husband Garry Kief — and talked for the first time about their nearly 40-year romance.  More…

Why this woman’s extremely boring videos still go viral

The thought of a wood-burning oven doesn’t usually get people hot under the collar. But a YouTube regular called Farm Girl has been turning up the heat with her review of a rocket stove — for two obvious reasons. The busty woman, dressed in a tight gray top, turns the dull review into something more titillating by captivating viewers.  More…

This might be the worst ‘Wheel of Fortune’ blunder ever

A player identified as “Kevin” was one letter away from solving the puzzle. It read, “A Streetcar Na-ed Desire.” Kevin decided to spin the wheel again and landed on the $600 piece. He said, “K.” “A Streetcar Naked Desire.”  More…

Chuck Berry, a Founding Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Dies

Chuck Berry, the singer, songwriter and guitar great who practically defined rock music with his impeccably twangy hits “Maybellene,” “Roll Over Beethoven,” “Memphis,” “My Ding-a-Ling,” “Sweet Little Sixteen,” and classic “Johnny B. Goode” has died. He was 90.  More…

Academy apologizes to living producer shown in memoriam reel

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has apologized to the Australian movie producer it incorrectly showed during Sunday’s Oscars in memoriam reel. No mention of the snubs of Garry Shandling, Robert Vaughn, or Doris Roberts who died in 2016 and weren’t shown in the memoriam.  More…

13 surprising facts about the soon-to-close Waldorf Astoria

This twin-towered goliath shuts down March 1 for at least two years for a renovation reported to total $1 billion so, to celebrate its past and with a nod to its future, we present its most impressive (and quirkiest) stats.  More…

The Oscars: ‘Moonlight’ wins Best Picture after epic fail

Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway pulled a Steve Harvey - announcing "La La Land" won Best Picture, when it was really supposed to go to "Moonlight" … and the fallout was hysterical. In the greatest Oscars ending ever … Warren and Faye called the ‘La La’ crew up onstage — and they were several minutes into their acceptance speeches before someone figured out the massive screwup.  More…

Fortune cookie writer of 30 years quitting over writer’s block

For 30 years, Donald Lau has been the “Chief Fortune Writer” at Wonton Foods, a manufacturer that touts itself to be one of the world’s largest producers of fortune cookies. But now, Lau is leaving his position following a long bout of writer’s block.  More…

10 Actors Who Crossed The Line On Set

Actors often go to great extremes for a role, but there are some performers whose crazy on-set behavior redefines the term “too far.” From on-set meltdowns to physical altercations, you won’t believe some of the lines they crossed. 

Tom Brady, Patriots rewrite Super Bowl record book with epic, 34-28 OT win

Tom Brady and the Patriots rewrote the history books and the storylines last night with their epic, 34-28 victory against the Falcons in Super Bowl LI. They trailed 28-3 midway through the third quarter before ripping off the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history. Prior to this, the Pats’ 10-point comeback two years ago against the Seahawks had set the bar.  More…

Springsteen tells crowd he’s ’embarrassed’ to be American

Bruce Springsteen, a once proud American with his song “Born in the USA” said at a concert in Australia he’s embarrassed to be an American. The 67-year-old has-been addressed the crowd as “embarrassed Americans” referring to President Trump in the White House in a recent clip from his show in Melbourne.  More…

The connection between all of Pixar’s movies will blow your mind

For years, conspiracy theories have been spun around Disney Pixar movies — and the animation company has confirmed a major one that will blow your mind. We see “The Incredibles” making an appearance in “Finding Nemo,” and characters from “A Bug’s Life” creeping into “Toy Story 3.”  More…

L.A. Sheriff: We know who killed wife of Righteous Brothers singer

More than four decades after the ex-wife of Righteous Brothers singer Bill Medley was raped and killed, officials announced Monday they used DNA to identify a suspect in the slaying – a man who was killed by police in 1982.  More…

Huge shakeup at ‘Today’ to make way for Megyn Kelly

NBC is canceling the third hour of “Today” to make way for new star Megyn Kelly, sources say. Kelly will take over either the 9 a.m. hour from Tamron Hall and Al Roker or will replace Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford.  More…

Why we loved Mary Tyler Moore

Not only did Moore play empowered, beloved characters on two classic series — airing in different decades, no less — but she did so with an elegance, grace and quirky humor previously unseen in a medium rife with cardboard-cutout characters.  More…