July 13th, 2006

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Kelly Clarkson Will Headline At HBO

LOS ANGELES, (July 12, 2006) - Grammy winner Kelly Clarkson will headline her first HBO concert event next February, it was announced Wednesday by Chris Albrecht, chairman and CEO of HBO.

To be presented from London's historic Wembley Arena February 3, the special will feature the singer performing her greatest hits, as well as material from herthird album, which will be released that same month.

"Kelly Clarkson is an electrifying performer who has taken the world of pop music by storm," noted Albrecht. "I'm delighted to welcome this exciting star to HBO for what promises to be an unforgettable concert event."

Texas native Kelly's second RCA Records album, "Breakaway,"has sold more than ten million copies worldwide while producing five hit singles - "Breakaway," "Since U Been Gone," "Behind These Hazel Eyes," "Because of You" and "Walk Away" - and bringing her two Grammy Awards.

Logging more than a year in Billboard magazine's Top 20, the "Breakaway" album has enjoyed multi-platinum sales around the globe, as well as winning American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards and Billboard Music Awards. Her 24-city "Addicted" concert tour began June 30 and is currently playing to sold-out houses around the country.


Chantal kreviazuk fans?

July 12, 2006

Chantal is set to release her fourth studio album, Ghost Stories, on Tuesday, August 29, 2006. The first single, "All I Can Do," is available now at iTunes Canada and Puretracks. If you're an iTunes user, make sure to leave a comment on the "All I Can Do" page to share your feelings about the song with other iTunes users!

The album is the most rhythmic work yet from Chantal. “I think that was just a reaction to the heart and passion I was putting into the songs,” she says. “The album rocks and has a lot of rhythm, which is really exciting for me. A lot of times when people become older and wiser they get more melancholy and reflective, and it shows in the tempo of their music. I didn’t want to be harnessed to any particular tempo…”

The record was co-written and produced by her husband Raine Maida. “It really is rewarding to be able to work with your best friend/partner,” she reveals. “It’s something you can’t recreate with someone that you are just starting a relationship with. We always know that anything we do to/with/for each other comes from a place of positivity and that ultimately helps us make the very best music together.”

Keep an eye on Chantal's site for a brand new design in the coming weeks. In the meantime, stop by the splash page to read letters from Chantal and to look at footage and photos from the studio, and head over to MySpace for Chantal's blog.

Source: Chords newsletter (Chantalonline)

For the Brody Dalle/Josh Homme fans

Camille, their baby.

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This is a picture of me and my beautiful midget Camille Harley ....................swimming in the pool , duh ! I'm writing at the moment and will go into the studio in about a month, I cannot fucking wait ! I've been Globe trotting recently went over to one of my favorite places England ! Air conditioners .......... get a fucking clue ! It was so humid in london and austria I wanted to lay down in the middle of the road and perish .........I hate the heat, at least lets have a cool breeze ...........Queens tore balls both times 85,000 motherfuckers all in the same place CRAZY ! and the EODM are about to Have their asses kissed by a butt load of english and europeans , their record is Classic and will make you shake your asses . I'm in love with THE DUKE SPIRIT , OLD PHOTO BOOKS , NIP/TUCK , UFC FIGHTING ( WHO SAW THE SHAMROCK VERSUS ORTIZ FIGHT ) OIL PAINTING , LADY SOVEREIGN , THE NEW QUEENS STUFF ( HAHA ) , TRETCHIKOFF THE KING OF KITCH , ZZ TOP ( TEJAS AND TRES HOMBRES ).................BLAH BLAH ......... Just an update , hope you're all Fine and Dandy .......... Brody xoxo

source: the distillers.com

Daughtry: Fourth place on ‘Idol’ not so bad

Rocker promises fans that his first album ‘won’t be a pop album’

RALEIGH, N.C. - While still surprised by his early exit from “American Idol,” Chris Daughtry said Wednesday his fourth-place finish might be better than winning the show’s grand prize.

“I’m in a better position for myself — knowing that I’m going to be able to do what I wanted to do as an artist,” Daughtry, 26, said in a phone interview with The Associated Press.

While many observers billed Daughtry as the favorite to win “Idol,” the raw-voiced rocker was voted off the show a few weeks before its finale. Southern soul singer Taylor Hicks took the competition’s top award — a $1 million recording contract.

But earlier this week, RCA Records announced Daughtry had signed to work alongside music mogul Clive Davis, with plans to produce a record by the end of the year. While Hicks and other performers will also record with Davis, Daughtry indicated he has the freedom to pursue his own style. He said fans should expect songs laced with “solid rock.”

“This won’t be a pop album,” he said.

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I think he pretty much has a point; now he's not tied to AI, and he still has access to an audience and gets to make music he wants to. I'm excited about his collaborations, his album could end up being pretty fuckin' great.
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'Bewitched's' Louise Tate Dies at 80


Kasey Rogers, an actress who was a regular on television shows like "Bewitched" but was best known for an appearance in Alfred Hitchcock's "Strangers on a Train," has died. She was 80.

Rogers died July 6 at USC University Hospital from a stroke, said her companion, Mark Wood.

Using the name Laura Elliott, Rogers played Farley Granger's estranged wife, Miriam, who is strangled by the psychotic character in "Strangers on a Train."

"For decades, no one realized Laura Elliott and Kasey Rogers were the same woman," Wood told The Los Angeles Times. "All of a sudden, Hitchcock fans were coming out of the woodwork. They wanted to know what happened to Laura Elliott."

Born Imogene Rogers on Dec. 15, 1925, in Morehouse, Mo., Rogers moved with her family to Burbank as a child. She earned the nickname Casey, a reference to "Casey at the bat," because of her hitting prowess in grade-school baseball. Later she changed the C to a K. 

Rogers played leads in junior high school and high school plays. She was spotted by a talent agent, leading to a screen test and contract at Paramount during the late 1940s and early '50s.

Among her films are "Special Agent," "Denver and Rio Grande," "Silver City" and "Two Lost Worlds."

On television, she appeared in numerous series, including "Wanted: Dead or Alive," "Bat Masterson," "Cheyenne," "Maverick," "Perry Mason," "77 Sunset Strip," "Adam-12" and "Bewitched."

Twice married and divorced, Rogers is survived by her brother, four children, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A funeral will be held Friday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, in the Hollywood Hills. 

Source: Yahoo! News

Sucky is Mahn

Tom Cruise & Katie Holmes Baby Suri Spotting in Telluride

Ah - Telluride in summer. Cool breezes, mountain air and a Baby Suri spotting. The fabulous Katie Holmes and her reportedly soon-to-be husband Tom Cruise were recently in the high mountain town in Colorado and Us Weekly reports there was a baby Suri sighting.

TMZ cites Us and reports that baby Suri was witnessed by a natural-goods store employee in Telluride, Colo., where a vacationing Holmes was recently photographed.


According to the clerk that spotted her, Suri is "funny-looking." What - they don't have camera phones in Telluride?

It almost sounds like a 'Bigfoot' spotting but at least we had old 8mm footage of that.


On the visit - the fabulous Katie Holmes did some window shopping and she was photographed sipping coffee.

“Suri’s doing great!” Holmes told Us Weekly before hopping into the passenger seat of her blue Hummer H3 and heading home. “She’s back at the house.”

Meanwhile TMZ is working overtime and has put together a fabulous pre-Suri and post-Suri pictorial of Katie along with detailed information on the timeline.


We are now at 87 days and counting and there seems to be no stalling of the conspiracy theories that surround the infant. AP even called it the "Shroud of secrecy around Suri."

New rumors surface by the hour -- that Tom and Katie are holding out for a better magazine photo deal, that Scientology is involved in the mystery, that Suri doesn't even exist, the staff writes.


TMZ has created a timeline that may explain why Suri is becoming a national obsession and the pictures and timeline are here.


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APPLE MARTIN (Gwyneth Paltrow little girl) she looks just like her mom!
 and baby Moses   (click to enlarge)

Lauren from MTV’s The Hills looks like Christine Taylor 
Can you believe the resemblence?

Denise Richards & Sam

Murphy Morphs Into Simpson/Groomsmen Premiere


source: http://www.imnotobsessed.com 


Spiderman is expecting

Maguire's Fiancee Confirms Pregnancy

Spider-Man star Tobey Maguire's fiancee has confirmed they are expecting their first child. The hunky actor proposed to longtime girlfriend Jennifer Meyer in April, and after weeks of speculation, the jewelry designer has announced she'll become a first-time mom later this year. She tells American newspaper USA Today, "I'm walking on air. I'm getting married and starting a family."

source: imdb.com

Montel Williams is engaged

During Montel William’s 50th birthday party the talk show host marked the milestone by proposing to his girlfriend Tara Fowler an hour before arriving to the party.

Good thing she said yes, because there’s nothing worse than getting rejected on your special day and then having to walk a red carpet event feigning happiness! Fowler was definitely not faking it as she gladly showed off her rock on their way into Pacha in New York.

The American Airlines flight attendant revealed how Williams proposed to her, getting down on one knee and popping the question in front of both their families.

source: http://celebritymound.com/

Would you pay $20,000 to see KFed?

Shockingly, people actually pay KFed to represent their brands. As reported on celebrity nation, Kevin Federline's new money-making venture involves pimping himself out for hire, and he allegedly charges up to $20,000 for cameo appearances at events. Not so shocking - his new gig reportedly has his wife's seal of approval (she must get tired of dishing out that credit card to cover his ass). According to In Touch Weekly, KFed earned $250,000 for endorsing Blue Marlin clothing and $25,000 for appearing at Virgin Mobile's Save the Penny campaign. The magazine also says that a line of jeans and beach jewelry are on KFed's list of things to do.

source: celebrity nation

"American Hardcore" teaser trailer posted at Sony

Teaser trailer for American Hardcore: The Movie, based on the book American Hardcore by Steven Blush, has just been posted at the Sony Classics website.

The movie covers the US hardcore movement from '80 - '86, seems to be pretty comprehensive. Interviews w/ Henry Rollins, Ian MacKaye, Kieth Morris, Vic Bondi, etc. From the website:
Bands featured in American Hardcore include: Adolescents, Agnostic Front, Articles Of Faith, Bad Brains, Bad Religion, Battalion Of Saints, Big Boys, Black Flag, Channel 3, Circle Jerks, C.O.C. (Corrosion Of Conformity), Cro-Mags, D.I., Dicks, Die Kreuzen, D.O.A., D.R.I., DYS, The Faith, Fartz, Flipper, The Freeze, Gang Green, Gwar, Heart Attack, Iron Cross, Jerry's Kids, McRad, Marginal Man, MDC (Millions of Dead Cops), Middle Class, Minor Threat, Minutemen, The Misfits, The Mob, Mr. Epp, Murphy's Law, Necros, Negative Approach, Negative FX, Nig-Heist, Poison Idea, Really Red, The Replacements, Scream, 7 Seconds, S.O.A., SS Decontrol, Suicidal Tendencies, Teen Idles, TSOL, Undead, Unseen Force, Vatican Commandos, Wasted Talent, Wasted Youth, White Cross, Void, YDI, Youth Brigade, and Zero Boys.

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Charges Dropped Against Celeb Photographer

LOS ANGELES Jul 13, 2006 (AP)
— Prosecutors will not file trespassing charges against a photographer arrested outside a Malibu preschool that Angelina Jolie's adopted son was attending.

There was insufficient evidence to prove that Clint Brewer stepped on school property while trying to photograph 4-year-old Maddox Jolie-Pitt, said Jane Robison, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County district attorney's office.

Brewer, 25, was arrested June 22 after he was seen hiding in bushes and photographing the church-based preschool, authorities said.

His arrest came about two weeks after Jolie and her partner, Brad Pitt, returned to Malibu from Namibia, where she gave birth to their daughter Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt.

The couple have two older children, 18-month-old Zahara, adopted from Ethiopia, and Maddox, adopted from Cambodia.

Both Maddox and Zahara's surnames were legally changed to Jolie-Pitt after Pitt announced his intention to adopt the children.

 pretty sure this is new news on an older story

Actress/Model Keiko Kitagawa at the Fast & Furious premiere.

Somewhat old, but still not posted.

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More about Keiko and her role in the movie in a previous post here

Fast and Furious Premiere video: download. (23 mb)

Keiko walking the runway in the Seventeen Fashion Festa (2005): download (54)
Keiko in the Seventeen Summer School show: download

Source(s): google; articknight, seventeenjp

Edit: Since people think she always wears the "duh" face... Keiko modeling in Seventeen.

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Project runway spoiler + other random tidbits

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"Q&U," aka Quentin Tarantino and Uma Thurman, caught up at Bungalow 8 Tuesday night. Thurman checked out early, leaving the director free to liplock with a twentysomething sweetheart, who seemed to be a recent acquaintance.

WABC radio personality Frank the Diet Guy has volunteered his services to slim down Lil' Kim. The Jersey native said he'll show up at her door (uninvited) to act as a weight-loss coach during her month of house arrest.

Lindsay Lohan likes new beau Harry Morton so much, she's gone exclusive with the Hard Rock heir. Friends say Lohan is known to date several men at a time, but she's committed to the hunky hotelier

Madrid - Plaza Mayor

Killers Single

The Killers' new single "When You Were Young" is now streaming HQ from Island Records >>here<<. (Just click on When You Were Young under Latest Video & Audio).

And from Billboard:

The Killers will return Sept. 18 with "When You Were Young," the first single from their highly anticipated sophomore album, "Sam's Town." The set is due Oct. 2 in the United Kingdom and a day later in North America via Island Def Jam. It was recorded in the band's Las Vegas hometown with producers Flood and Alan Moulder.

Atop the band's signature vintage keyboard sound and a thumping bass line, lead singer Brandon Flowers asks, "Can we climb this mountain / I don’t know / Higher now than ever before / I know we can make it if we take it slow."

Although the track list has yet to be revealed, other songs expected to make the final cut include "Read My Mind," "Bones," "Uncle Johnny Did Cocaine" and the title cut.

The new album is the follow-up to the Killers' 2004 debut, "Hot Fuss," which has sold more than 3 million copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

"We're trying to strip it down a little bit," lead singer Brandon Flowers previously told Billboard.com of the new material. "Not have it be so busy. Just let it breathe and let it be a great song. We wrote some great songs on the first one, but these have more of a classic feel."

Source and Source.

Vote! Stars' Bikini Styles


A curvy Lohan makes like a bikini genie and – presto! – changes up her look during her weeklong Malibu birthday bash. She got wild in leopard print, sprinted in black and white, and looked lean in green.


The Simple Life star has her beach fun in two ways – black and white – but wore bikinis in three different prints in SoCal recently.

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from devendra banhart's official site:

"At Bonarroo [sic] Devendra was slipped a roofie causing him to pass out in a porta potty and be wheeled to his hotel, he apologizes to anyone he shouted ‘Orphan Legs' at, its all he recalls saying and also added to the shambolic mess that was the show. still, they had fun, at two pm, thanks to the good people and the wild hot ass sun!"

source: http://xlrecordings.com/cripplecrow/

two for one!

  • Killers name second album

The band are inspired by home for title

The Killers have confirmed the title of their second album.

The album, which is being released on October 2, will be called 'Sam's Town'. The name is taken from a casino in the band's home city Las Vegas, and is also title of track set to feature on the record.

Other tracks believed to be on the new album include 'Why Do I Keep Counting?', 'Bones', 'Uncle Johnny Did Cocaine', 'Read My Mind' and 'Bling'.

As previously reported, the album will be preceded by the single 'When You Were Young' on September 18.

  • Lily Allen hits out at Libertines fans

And explains her war against indie

Lily Allen has criticised Libertines fans for their obsession with the band.

The chart-topping singer, speaking in this week's NME, was discussing the reaction she got after she criticised Carl Barat and The Kooks.

"Libertines fans gave me a lot of shit, but I think they're all obsessed with that band in at so great, we've got these great indie rock bands' but in reality they all sound the same. They're just doing what S Club 7 and Steps did - regurgitating the same songs because that's what people are buying at the moment."


// smokey olsens

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have broken California law by smoking during business meetings, it has been reported.

 (BANG) - The Olsen twins have been breaking the law - by chain smoking at business meetings.

Mary-Kate and Ashley, once known for their wholesome image, use their fame to market themselves as a brand through their billion dollar company Dualstar Entertainment Group.

The twins visit Dualstar's Culver City offices in California once a month, where they chain smoke for hours in their office, according to website TMZ.com.

According to California law, smoking indoors in public places is illegal.

The Olsens, who turn 20 this month, have been child actors since the age of one and after becoming a household name, were dubbed the 'Wholesome Olsens'.

But Mary-Kate shattered their image when she checked into rehab to be treated for an eating disorder, and was plagued by drug addiction rumours.

(C) BANG Media International

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July 13. To all onlookers Shawn "Jay Z" Carter is on top of the world. He's a platinum selling artist, he's dating the lovely Beyonce Knowles, and he's the president of a major record label. But for years he's been living with a secret that's been haunting him - the fact that his mother is a lesbian. And according to industry insiders, he's paranoid that the secret will come out.

MediaTakeOut.com spoke with a person close to Jay-Z who tells of the lengths that Jay Z has gone to protect his secret. According to the insider, Jay Z has been frantically hiding his mother's gay lifestyle for years. The insider tells us that Jay Z, "has paid a lot of people to keep quiet about it", saying, "and if Jay knew that I were telling you this, I'd be blacklisted from the music industry." The insider explained, "the last thing that Jay Z wants is for someone like Cam'ron to find out and talk about his mother on a diss record."

And the fear of having his mother's secret life exposed has led him to make some startling business decisions. MediaTakeOut.com spoke exclusively to one of the hottest young female rappers, Lucy Diamonds (Lucy Diamond's myspace page). Lucy claims that the Def Jam president didn't sign her to a record contract because he thought that she was a lesbian. Lucy explained, "Jay-Z doesn't want anything bi-sexual or gay to be affiliated with him because he doesn't want it to bring attention to his mother." Ironically, Lucy Diamonds is straight.

But Jay Z isn't the only rap superstar to have a gay mother. Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson's late mother was an open lesbian.

Representatives for Jay Z were not available to comment.


Oh Aaron, What Are We Going To Do?

It's always fun to aggravate ohnotheydidnters with some Aaron Carter.

24 seconds of audio equals 24 seconds of unbelievable stupidity from AC/Airboy- all about how great he feels for causing the drama between Hilary Duff and Lindsay Lohan. Apparently, we should worship him for it. It's short, kind of sweet, and annoyingly wonderful material.

Aaron Carter's Love Triangle (0:24)
What he said about Hilary and Lindsay that shocked and awed the TEEN PEOPLE staff!

And, according to AC Crazy, Aaron Carter actually liked the Spice Girls. His favorites were Mel C and Baby Spice. The boy has taste... I guess.

Source: The wonderful Teenpeople.com and an old AC Fansite.
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July 13, 2006 -- IS former big-screen everyman Chevy Chase trying to start a feud with his modern-day counterpart, Vince Vaughn? "Recently, I saw a commercial with, is it Nicole Kidman? No, no - Jennifer What's Her Name? from 'Friends,' " Chase tells Details. "And some guy. I had never seen him. I don't know who the [bleep] he is. He looks like some refrigerator repairman." (Chase was referring to a commercial for the Jennifer Aniston/Vaughn comedy, "The Break-Up.") Chase, who starred in "Caddyshack" and "Fletch," also relays a weird running joke he shares with his teenage daughter. "My youngest, who's 17, seems to be identical to the way I was in my perception of the world," he told Details. "I mean, I can remember the first time I called her a whore. We just laughed for half an hour. Because she's anything but. But she gets it immediately and laughs. I'd call her every day down at school; she might pick up and say, 'Whoretown!' She said something the other day like, 'Dad, how much should I charge?' "


The Nation -- Who in their right mind thought Al Gore could become a fashion statement?

From MarcJacobs.com

Yeah, neither did I. But on Boston's uber-chic Newbury Street and in New York's Soho, I've already spotted numerous hipsters sporting Marc Jacobs' new Al Gore fashion line. The recently-released Al Gore t-shirts, tote bags, and trucker hats are now available at all Marc Jacobs retail stores, and they're not even that expensive (at least by Jacobs standards).

My personal favorite is the red "Al, Save Us" tee (click on "special items" to see them). There's also an "Al For President" shirt.

Hipsters aren't the only ones who want him to run. Today AlterNet released the results of its online straw poll in which 13,000 participated. Gore blew away his opponents, with 35 percent of the vote; Feingold was next with 20 percent.

I'm still in the camp that believes Gore is best doing exactly what he's doing, raising hell outside of the Beltway. But there's no denying that his grassroots support is tremendous right now. Even in Soho.


Lowe Feels Betrayed by Swank

Chad Lowe is furious with estranged wife Hilary Swank after she detailed his substance abuse problem to the world in a Vanity Fair magazine article.

Swank made the shocking revelation in the August issue of the magazine and claims Lowe's problem contributed to the breakdown of their marriage.

A source close to Lowe tells Us Weekly, "Chad was pretty surprised that Hilary would bring (his problem) into the equation."

Swank didn't specify the exact nature of Lowe's substance abuse problem, but the actor is now sober.

Another source adds, "Chad has been sober for three years. He isn't ashamed of his struggle, but he really wishes Hilary wouldn't have talked publicly now."

Family friend Bob Balaban says, "Whatever problem he might have had didn't affect his work."

Swank's lawyers insist she warned Lowe about what she had revealed to the magazine and that she did not make the claims in an effort to land the magazine's cover to publicize her new films. 

Source: The Daily Dish on  www.sfgate.com

Even if she did warn him about what she was going to say, she had no right to say it. It's no one's business and not her place to share such private information.

Pete Looks Almost Alive





Pete Doherty arrived at a London court looking less like a mess than usual on Thursday.

The drug addict extraordinaire was there for a review on his drug-testing and treatment order.

Last month the court was told that his rehab at a Portuguese clinic was 'going well' at a previous review of his crack and heroin addiction.

Source: Perez Hilton

He still is a hot mess but he actually looks like he is aware of his surrondings


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Red Buttons, the carrot-topped burlesque comedian who became a top star in early television and then in a dramatic role won the 1957 Oscar as supporting actor in "Sayonara," died Thursday. He was 87.
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It's sad because he was a very funny guy, but he def lived a good life.

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Keira defends her ~**boobiez~**

Keira Knightley claims American publications refuse to feature cover stars with boobs smaller than a C-cup and have been enhancing her A-cup kiwi's by two sizes using computers. No!!

Knightley says of a US promotional poster for movie King Arthur, "Those things certainly weren't mine. I remember we had an interesting discussion when they said, 'We want to make them slightly larger and you'll get approval,' and I was like, 'Ok, fine. I honestly don't give a shit.'"

"I did one magazine and found out you're not actually allowed to be on a cover in the US without at least a C cup because it turns people off. Apparently they have done market research and found that women want to see no less than a C cup on other women. Isn't that crazy? So they made my tits bigger for that as well."


sucks that small boobs get no love in this country...

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britney sells home ... rosario q&a in people

Britney Sells at the Silk for $4 M.

After two years on the market, our long Noho nightmare is over. Britney Spears has finally unloaded her condo in the Silk Building for $4 million, according to the New York Post.

When The Observer last checked in on Britney's real estate woes, the pop princess had just slashed another $400,000 of the asking price. Originally priced at $6 million in July 2004, the subsequent price drops finally brought in the out of town buyers.

Unfortunately, the identity of the new buyers remains a mystery. But they certainly have some big shoes to fill. Besides for Britney and K-Fed, the penthouse has also been home to Keith Richards and Russell Simmons--at different times, of course.

- Michael Calderone

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bonnaroo video, shins add tour date

Bonnaroo 2006 videos

Bonnaroo 2006 video footage is available @


They have footage of ben folds, bela fleck and the flecktones, my morning jacket, nickel creek, among others from the festival. firefox didn't like the site though.
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they're back......!!!

im sooo there!

The Who Plan First World Tour in Decades

Legendary British rock band The Who will launch its first worldwide tour in more than 20 years in September and is set to release its first studio album since 1982, the group announced on Thursday.

Singer Roger Daltrey and guitarist/songwriter Pete Townshend, the surviving members of the hard-driving British foursome that burst onto the music scene in 1965, will open the tour on September 12 in Philadelphia and perform across the United States and Canada into December.

Early next year, the group will tour South America for the first time before heading for East Asia and Europe .

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members will be joined by John "Rabbit" Bundrick on keyboards, Pino Palladino on bass, Zak Starkey, son of Beatles drummer Ringo Starr , on drums and Townshend's younger brother, Simon, on guitar and backing vocals.

At a press conference in New York via satellite from Berlin, Daltrey, 62, and Townshend, 61, said they had tried to record and possibly tour in recent years. But plans were derailed in large part by the drug-related death of bass player and original member John Entwistle in 2002.

"When The Who stopped making records in 1982, I felt I just couldn't do it anymore. ... It almost destroyed me. It destroyed one of the members of our band," Townshend said, referring to the 1978 drug- and alcohol-related death of original drummer Keith Moon .

Daltrey said Entwistle's death had altered the band's balance.

"Pete and I were two opposite ends of the globe, if you like, and John was the equator. It doesn't matter that it's taken 25 years -- however long it takes as long as it's good. And it is good."


Townshend, put on a sex offender list in 2003 despite being cleared of Internet child pornography charges after visiting a Web site for research purposes, said the delay in resuming studio recording and touring was not due to a lack of material.

"I could have put material together for what we would have called a Who record at any time," he said. "I've written about 450 songs and produced around 1,400 pieces of music since The Who stopped recording."

Townshend said the long delay stemmed partly from the difficulties of organizing a world tour. But he said the prodding of his teen-age son helped keep things moving.

"I had a son in 1989, that's why I'm here. He wants to come and see The Who at rock festivals," he said.

In addition to performing songs from the tentatively titled "Who 2" set for release on October 23, the band will draw on decades of hits like "Behind Blue Eyes," "I Can't Explain" and "Who Are You."

They are also exploring doing cuts from "Wire & Glass," a "mini-opera" that Townshend said is loosely based on a play he wrote for radio.

While The Who's early songs portrayed the disillusioned youth of the mid- to late 1960s, the most quoted line from their catalog probably being "I hope I die before I get old," from 1965's "My Generation," Townshend played down the notion that he was a spokesman for his generation.

"We weren't speaking for our audience, our audience was telling us what to say. My songs are your songs," he said, adding that the same holds true today.

"Meet the new boss, same as the old boss, and that boss is you," Townshend said, referring to the final line of the band's rock anthem "Won't Get Fooled Again."

Here are the Who's North American tour dates:

September 12: Philadelphia (Wachovia Center)

September 13: Wantagh, N.Y. (Jones Beach)

September 15: Ottawa, Ontario (Scotiabank Place)

September 16: Boston (TD Banknorth Garden)

September 18: New York (Madison Square Garden)

September 21: Holmdel, N.J. (PNC Bank Arts Center)

September 25: Chicago (United Center)

September 29: Auburn Hills, Mich. (Palace of Auburn Hills)

September 30: London, Ontario (Labatt Center)

October 3: Winnipeg, Manitoba (MTS Center)

October 5: Calgary, Alberta (Pengrowrth Saddledome)

October 6: Edmonton, Alberta (Rexall Place)

October 10: Portland, Ore. (Rose Garden)

October 11: Seattle (Key Arena)

November 5: Los Angeles (Hollywood Bowl)

December 4: Toronto (Air Canada Center)


Source: AOL News
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Owen Wilson leaving the studio of 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart'

Luke Wilson outside the Ed Sullivan Theatre for 'The LateShow with David Letterman'

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Victoria's where wild things are

An image from the children's book Where the Wild Things Are.

An image from the children's book Where the Wild Things Are.
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Daniel Ziffer, Entertainment Reporter
July 14, 2006 - 11:14AM

The multi-million dollar feature film Where the Wild Things Are is to be shot in Melbourne in a major boost for the state's film production industry.

Directed by Oscar-nominated Spike Jonze and featuring the voices of Hollywood stars Benicio Del Toro and Michelle Williams, the shoot will take place on use two sound stages at Melbourne Central City studios in the Docklands and at locations in regional Victoria.

Announcing the coup at Federation Squaretoday, Victorian Treasurer John Brumby said the film was expected to bring up to $30 million to the state.

In further good news for the local industry, the Australian Film Institute has committed to holding its annual AFI Awards in Melbourne until at least its 50th anniversary celebration in 2008.

This year's AFI Awards will take place on December 6 and 7.

SOURCE http://www.theage.com.au/news/film/victorias-where-wild-things-are/2006/07/14/1152637845705.html

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Lindsay Lohan: 'Redheads great in bed'

BANG Showbiz
Jul. 13, 2006 12:04 PM

Actress Lindsay Lohan has slammed the myth that blondes have more fun, insisting it's redheads who should be envied.

The Herbie Fully Loaded star insists her flame-coloured locks make her naturally more sexy than her brunette or blonde counterparts and, despite experimenting with different hair colours in the past, it's her natural hue that she's most proud of.

She says, "I have this Playboy book called Redheads in my room and I was reading all these things about how redheads are more passionate, and apparently they're much more sexual than girls with other hair colours.

"I think I'm more sexual than my friends. More comfortable in my skin."

-What shes trying to say is that shes a SLUT.


How many have you loved before me? None. And after? None.

Sienna & James Franco: New Couple?


Jude who? On June 8 in Toronto, Law’s on-again, off-again love Sienna Miller took in a Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest matinee with another man: James Franco, her costar in the comedy Camille, currently filming in the Canadian city. They looked like more than just pals when the Spider-Man 3 star, 28, leaned in to smooch Miller, 24, twice midflick, says a witness. “They kept snuggling up to each other and touching.” Afterward they wandered into a bookshop, then lounged in the sun. Says a source: “They sat outside, and he played with her hair.” (Franco’s rep would not comment on the relationship.)”

Source: US Magazine


Actress Kate Hudson was snapped babywearing her son Ryder in a P-sling New York Avant gragation ring sling ($450) while walking in the West Village in New York City on Tuesday.

Kate's everywhere right now, but I think she's darling


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