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Bobby Brown definitely wasn’t complaining about the lack of in-flight entertainment or bad airline food when he flew from Aruba to Miami on Tuesday.
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Emma Watson strikes a pose at the MTV Movie Awards 2011, held at Universal Studios’ Gibson Amphitheatre on Sunday (June 5) in Universal City, Calif.
The 21-year-old British actress wore an ivory jewel encrusted Marchesa short white dress with metallic silver Brian Atwood heels.( Collapse )
Say what you will about the Internet; it has definitely sped up the process of dropping jaws. No longer do you need to murder a few family members or a song on American Idol to become notorious overnight. Such is the case with NOLA bounce artist Mr. Ghetto, who uploaded a little guerilla video called “Walmart” on May 17. Within 48 hours, it had garnered 400,000 hits from a shocked YouTube audience, been removed for “content violation” (presumably user complaints, though the video doesn’t violate the site’s posting rules), been featured on the tosh.0 website, and inspired at least one reaction video. The fact that summer hadn’t started yet was a mere formality. Hits have now topped 2 million.
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The music of Justin Vernon offers exhilarating evidence that the rural really are different, and not in the pickup-drivin’, flag-fetishizin’ way that sells in Nashville. Five years ago, following the breakups of his band and his relationship, Vernon retreated from North Carolina to his native Wisconsin. Snowbound in a rustic cabin for the winter—or so the story goes—he produced a collection of quasi-religious hymns to the terrible beauty of heartbreak, which he self-recorded under the name Bon Iver, an intentional bastardization of the French phrase bon hiver (good winter). Self-released in July 2007 and picked up the following spring by the Jagjaguwar label, For Emma, Forever Ago slowly made its way into the MP3 libraries of every indie-music fan alive, including Kanye West—who invited Vernon to add his AutoTune–enhanced falsetto to My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy—and whoever put together the soundtrack for The Twilight Saga: New Moon. Vernon, meanwhile, has approached the project of a follow-up album with country-bred patience and perseverance, building a studio near his hometown, Eau Claire, and laboring over the songs like a craftsman over his lathe, until they felt as timeless as old-growth oak. “It was a discovery,” he says, “so it took a long time for the songs to appear, and then once they appeared it took a really long time to make them what they are.” While Bon Iver, due out June 21, features a full band and numerous guest contributions, it remains true to Vernon’s vision of “one simple action that seemed pretty self-centered—making an album that was truly an honest statement.”
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Sources: NY Times and Vanity Fair
OK, I have always loved Bon Iver but why is it that I haven't found Justin sexy until recently? He used to look homeless and smelly and like he belonged on an episode of American Loggers. Anyway, there is a great article from the NY Times about Justin and his bromance with Kanye and a bunch of other shit but I didn't post it because it was pretty TL;DR. Go check it out here.
The “Harry Potter” hottie mingled with the likes of Cameron Diaz, Lily Collins, Taylor Lautner and Emma Stone at the Yoostar-sponsored fete at SoHo House.( Collapse )
Creativity researchers define creativity as something that is novel and useful. By this definition, Michael Jackson is the epitome of creativity. Jackson's works were certainly novel. He created an entirely new music experience. His glove, jacket, dance and acting all bore the unique stamp that was Michael. And his works were without a doubt useful. He inspired other entertainers and connected with many people (including me, throughout much of my early childhood) through his heartfelt, dynamic, exciting music.
Director J.J. Abrams' latest film, "Super 8," comes out this Friday, but what about the highly-anticipated sequel to his 2009 take on "Star Trek"? Will it still be released next summer, as planned? "I'm not so sure, but I know that we're trying," Abrams told CNN on Sunday at the press junket for "Super 8." "We're working on the script and story and doing everything we can to make it well. I would just so much rather make a movie that's worth people's time than make a movie that's on time." The sequel is currently set for a June 29, 2012 release. Abrams has plenty on his plate, including the upcoming TV shows "Person of Interest" and "Alcatraz," and he reiterated that he wants the next "Star Trek" to be a worthy sequel. "I'm not inclined to push it. I'm inclined to make a movie that's good and if it works out in that timetable then we'll all be thrilled," he said. "If it doesn't, when the movie comes out it'll be worth the wait." One can only assume that there will be no appearances by Captain Kirk's arch-enemy Khan in this "Star Trek 2."
The legendary red jacket worn by Michael Jackson in his Thriller video is going under the hammer – and could fetch a staggering $400,000.
The iconic piece of clothing, which Jacko autographed for his former costume designers Dennis Tompkins and Michael Bush, is among a selection of music memorabilia being auctioned off in Beverly Hills, California.
Also up for grabs is a custom-made black glove that the King of Pop wore to the 1984 American Music Awards, which is expected to sell for up to $30,000, and the wig he wore when he announced his ill-fated This Is It concert series in London, which could fetch up to $6,000.
Other items in the Music Icons auction include a song score handwritten by Jimi Hendrix, thought to be worth up to $30,000, a cape worn by ex-Beatle Ringo Starr in the 1965 movie Help!, which is expected to fetch up to $8,000, and a 1986 Jaguar car owned by Frank Sinatra, estimated to fetch between $10,000 and $20,000.
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