August 31st, 2013


Origin Of “Twerk” Was Created By Germans & What Does Morgan Freeman Think Of The Word?

In descriptions of grinding and the Harlem Shake, twerk occurs with great regularity. The verb means “to move one’s buttocks in a suggestive way.” It has not yet made its way into OED and perhaps never will (let us hope so), but its origin hardly poses a problem: twerk must be a blend of twist (or twitch) and work (or jerk), a close relative of such verbs as squirm (possibly a blend of dialectal squir “to throw with a jerk” and worm) and twirl (? twist + whirl). When blends are coined “in plain sight” — as happened to brunch, motel, and Eurasia — no one has questions about their descent. Nowadays, blending has become a tiresome custom, and the stodgy products of grafting one word on another are usually as transparent as Texaco or Amtrak and equally inspiring. But no one can prove that twirl is indeed a sum of twist and whirl. Its origin will forever remain “unknown.” Be that as it may, twerk does look like a blend, even though we don’t know who, where, and when launched it into the linguistic space of North America.
The noun designates a rope made of two threads, a twirl, and refers to various distortions. Hence the verb twist “to intertwine; curve; wring.” Especially characteristic are the Germanic congeners of twist: German Zwist ~ Low German twist “quarrel, discord”; Norwegian, Swedish, and Danish also have tvist (the same meaning). Twig “a small shoot of a tree” seems to be akin to some words for “fork.” If this is true, then a twig once denoted a forked branch, an object with two prongs. How it acquired its modern meaning remains unclear. German Zweig does not conjure up a picture of a tiny branch, though it is smaller than an Ast “bough.” (Did Dickens hint to the vicissitudes in the fate of his hero when he called him Twist? After all, it was he, rather than Mr. Bumble, who invented the name.)

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Capaldi's Doctor Who casting marks the end of the Thick of It?

Joanna Scanlan praises her ex co-star, but reckons his casting as the Time Lord spells the end for The Thick of It

The Thick Of It star Joanna Scanlan has sung the praises of Doctor Who casting directors for selecting her ex co-star Peter Capaldi as the new Time Lord.

The actress said, "I'm delighted for him. It seems to me he's the essence of [the] Doctor.

"I think Peter is sort of like the Chippendale of Doctor Whos, he's the true thing. A true fine article."

However, she did also say she reckons that his casting will effectively scupper the chances of a fifth series of the BBC political drama being made.

She said, "There was never much chance because I think Armando [Iannucci - the writer] very much felt he'd completed one section of British politics if you like, and there was a new stage in politics and he's opened up into American politics, so I think there was very little chance in that respect.

"But now Peter is the Doctor I would have thought that makes it very difficult to come back. You can't do The Thick Of It without Peter Capaldi."

Doctor Who returns to screens for its 50th anniversary special on November 23 before current Doctor Matt Smith takes his final turn in the Tardis at Christmas.

Even if it means no more sweary Malcolm Tucker we're betting Joanna is relieved the rumours about Robbie Williams taking the role came to nothing.

i'm sure we all knew anyway the fourth series would be the last but still :(
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Bey at Coney Island Shooting Her Music Video

Beyonce spent the day filming a music video at Coney Island and it looks like she stayed well into the evening on Thursday (August 29) in New York City.
The 31-year-old entertainer was joined by photographer Terry Richardson for the shoot, where she was seen riding the famous Cyclone roller coaster and walking around the boardwalk.
As the evening started to fall, Beyonce, wearing a pink bow, got into a dance off with a couple of shirtless guys. Watch the action in the video below!

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Robin Thicke Photo Scandal: Mystery Girl Confirms Butt-Grabbing Photo Is Real

What was more shocking than Miley Cyrus' MTV VMAs performance on Sunday? A photo showing Robin Thicke putting his hand on a blond fan's butt at the after party.

The mystery girl, Lana Scolaro, exclusively confirms to E! News that the photo is real, despite reports that his hands aren't on her rear end.

When asked how the photo came about, she explained that she met him a week prior to the party and had "just moved to New York about a month ago."

In the photo, it appears that we can see Thicke and the young lady's backs reflected in a mirror—and his hand looks questionably close to her butt.

So was she aware of what frenzy would ensue upon posting the snapshot?

"I knew his hand was on my butt, but I didn't know that there was a mirror," she explained.

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Celebrity Big Brother: Lauren Harries in trouble after giving Courtney pills

The first major argument has happened in the Celebrity Big Brother house, and it was between Sophie Anderton and Lauren Harries.

The confrontation occurred after Lauren tried to give Courtney Stodden pills after the American starlet fell ill on Thursday night.

As giving medication to other housemates is banned, Sophie reprimanded Lauren, who responded with a few heated words of her own.

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Celebrity Big Brother Post! Who is everyones favourite! Who do you hate. Charlotte has my heart so far, but Courtney and Mario are sweethearts.

Mia Wasikowska looking gorgeous at the Venice Film Festival to promote Tracks

Mia Wasikowska looks gorgeous at the premiere of her film Tracks during the 2013 Venice International Film Festival held at the Palazzo del Cinema on Thursday (August 29) in Venice, Italy.

The 23-year-old actress was joined at the event by director John Curran and writer Robyn Davidson.

Earlier in the day, Mia attended the photo call for the film after it was announced that Rooney Mara would be replacing her in the upcoming film Carol opposite Cate Blanchett.

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ANTM "The Guy Who Gets to Kiss the Girl" : Role Reversal

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Tensions run high when some of the models accuse another of abusing her power in the house. The guys and girls act as fashion correspondents in a challenge led by celebrity blogger Perez Hilton. Then, their acting skills are put to the test when they shoot a fragrance commercial with a role-reversing twist.

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Forecast: 1D to Reach #1 on the Charts This Weekend, Selena could open with under $5m

Summer 2013 officially comes to an end over Labor Day weekend, which is looking to be even quieter than usual this year. One Direction: This is Us has a good shot at taking first place from Lee Daniels' The Butler, though it's unlikely it reaches the same level as the Miley Cyrusand Justin Bieber concert movies. Meanwhile, Getawayand Closed Circuit also open nationwide, though it wouldn't be surprising if both finished under $5 million.

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Megan Fox promoting some fragrance to some magazine

Just call her Queen of the Jungle!

After seeing Megan Fox‘s super-sultry ads for Avon’s new fragrance, “Instinct,” shot in a wild tropical setting, we had some questions for the mom-to-be.

And though we may never know what cologne she prefers for husband Brian Austin Green, she did have some exclusive scoop for PEOPLE on the other scents that define her life.

Of the first fragrance that really meant something to her, Fox tells us, “I can remember my grandmother’s fragrance — so comforting. Fragrance has true memory and really helps define your life.”

So what is it about this particular scent that speaks to her? “The scent is so easy for me to wear day and night. It’s floral and flirty — just perfect!”

And though it looks like Fox was snapped in the wild, she confesses, “We shot in the ‘jungle’ — this is Hollywood after all! The lush location really helped me to feel connected to the scent and have fun playing in the setting.” Can’t get more scents-ual than that.

Tell us: Are you feeling Fox’s fragrance ads? Will you try the new scent?

–Alex Apatoff

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Kurt Russell Joins ‘Fast 7′!

He'll join Vin Diesel, The Rock and Jason Statham.

A few weeks ago, Denzel Washington had turned down a role in the upcoming ‘Fast and Furious 7.’ Now, Variety is reporting that the great Kurt Russell is in talks to step into the part instead. Goodbye, Mr. Washington. We love you, but this is a case where you will not be missed.

Fans of good things will know Russell from ‘Escape From New York,’ ‘Big Trouble in Little China,’ ‘The Thing’ and ‘Death Proof.’ Fans of bad things will know him as that cool guy who always elevates whatever movie he’s in by sheer force of will. In other words, he’s a perfect fit for the increasingly loony ‘Fast and Furious’ franchise, which prides itself on adding to its ridiculously macho ensemble with each entry. Few actors contain even a sliver of coolness that can match Russell.

The details of the role remain under wraps, but the fact that they’ve been pursuing a big name for the part suggest that it’s a big deal, even if it’s a supporting turn. We can see Russell easily playing either a hero or a villain in this series, but let’s face it: hero would be ideal because we’d get to see Snake Plissken kick ass alongside The Rock and Vin Diesel.


Safeway Closes to Prevent Lil Wayne Fans from Entering

Lil-WayneSafeway, located in the Clayton Station Shopping Center in the City of Clayton, has temporarily closed tonight to prevent concert goers from the Lil’ Wayne concert at the Pavilion from entering the store.
The store closed immediately when traffic began to leave the Pavilion, and an employee standing behind the door would only say “we had a problem earlier and had to close”.
However, heard earlier on Friday that Safeway already had plans to shut down when the concert goers were leaving.



Gaga's interview with the Sun


There are two people in London this weekend with completely different views on how to spend money. Lady Gaga is appearing at the iTunes Festival in the famous roundhouse with a production for 3,000 people costing almost £500,000 for one show. Meanwhile Arsenal football boss Arsene Wenger has a £70million war chest to entertain 70,000 people but won’t spend a penny. I went to see Lady Gaga at the plush Langham Hotel yesterday and asked what she would do if she had that amount of money. In her only newspaper interview she laughed: “Do I know anything about soccer? Have I been keeping up with Manchester United or Chelsea and who is on their roster? I’ve got some other interests at the moment so not closely. I would not spend the money on an athlete. It is hard to say I do have a tremendous amount of respect for top footballers – as you call them – they deserve the big money. If I had this guys money I would enjoy it – do something really silly. I would make sure ALL of it was spent on new uniforms. A few shells maybe."

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Venice Film Festival and Paul Schrader realize Lindsay Lohan is unreliable

The director of The Canyons has laid into Lindsay Lohan's off-screen behaviour after she neglected to appear at the film's premiere in Venice.

The movie had its big moment at the city's Film Festival, but Schrader has called her antics "unspeakable" after she apparently told him she would turn up.

He said at a press conference: "For the last 16 months I’ve been hostage, by own choosing, to a very talented but unpredictable actress. She was supposed to be here today, she said she would be, but she is not.”

He re-affirmed: "She is a great actress… but her behavior is unspeakable."

Lindsay, meanwhile, has thanked Paul on Twitter for his work on the project, saying that she wished she could be there with him.

She wrote: “I wish I could be there to celebrate with you in Venice. Paul Schrader, @braxtonpope, @JamesDeen could not have done it without you."

The Canyons picked up positive feedback from a couple of publications, but was mainly lambasted in most reviews.

Lindsay has recently completed a court-ordered 90-day stint in a rehab facility. She's been out for a month, and has already appeared as a guest host on Chelsea Handler's show Chelsea Lately.

A report was this week denied that she would be the first guest host of the new season of Saturday Night Live.

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New Antonia Thomas Interview and Photoshoot, as Well as Pics from "Home" and "Sunshine on Leith"

Having waxed lyrical about Home, The Shed’s latest piece of experimental theatre, we were delighted to receive an invitation to interview cast member and former Misfit Antonia Thomas.

The London born actress, who came into the spotlight as clairvoyant Alisha Daniels in Sci-Fi TV series Misfits, has returned to the theatre to highlight the emotive issue of homelessness in the UK.

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Ready to Feel Old? The Cast of 'School of Rock' Reunites for the Movie's 10th Anniversary

“Now raise your goblet of rock. It’s a toast to those who rock!” Last night the Austin Film Society hosted a 10th anniversary screening of Richard Linklater’s hard-rocking crowd pleaser School of Rock. Mr. Schneee S.’s whole class came to party, from now heavy weight Nickelodeon star Miranda Cosgrove to Robert Tsai (“You’re a fat loser and you have body odor”) to the back-up singers (Maryam Hassan, Caitlin Hale, Aleisha Allen). Jack Black held court during the terrifically freewheeling Q&A after the screening. When a fan asked him for a song, Black broke into an extended verse of “Legend of the Rent” complete with caterwauling and high kicks.

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Anti-Christian Bigots Fire Tim Tebow (And In Effect, Jesus Christ) From The New England Patriots

A person familiar with the situation says Tim Tebow has been cut by the New England Patriots.

After being let go by his third team in 18 months — and with the regular season just five days away — the quarterback's chances of immediately catching on with another team seem slim. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Saturday because the Patriots had not announced the move. It was first reported by ESPN.

Tebow's stay with the Patriots lasted just under 12 weeks and could be the end of his NFL career. The former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback played in just three of New England's four preseason games and was sacked four times in the finale, a 28-20 win over the New York Giants on Thursday night.

The Patriots have carried just two quarterbacks in three of the past four seasons, and with Ryan Mallett entrenched as the backup to Tom Brady, Tebow's challenge was a difficult one, even before the preseason started. Then, he went out and posted a quarterback rating of just 47.2 and threw two touchdown passes to go along with two interceptions and seven sacks.

When New England signed him on June 11, it appeared that coach Bill Belichick might find other positions for the versatile, mobile Tebow to play, but he never worked out with any unit other than the quarterbacks with the Patriots.

After sitting out the third preseason game, a 40-9 loss at Detroit, Tebow completed 6 of 11 passes for 91 yards with two touchdowns and one interception against the Giants. He also ran six times for 30 yards.

"It's not just one game (that matters)," Belichick said Friday about the player evaluation process, "although every game is important. But the body of work, the camp, the rate of improvement, the ability to do the things that players are going to be asked to do at their respective positions (also matters)."

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Justin Bieber attacked in a nightclub

Justin Bieber was bum rushed in a Canadian nightclub by an over eager partier who tried in vain to tackle him -- and TMZ has the pics.

It all went down at 3 am today at a Toronto nightclub. Sources on scene tell us JB left his safe VIP section to mingle with the regular folk -- and that's when a male clubgoer charged at him, got hold of his shirt and attempted to take him down.

In the pics ... you can see security rushed in stat (Under the cut) and managed to pull the guy off Bieber -- successfully taking him to the ground. In the midst of the chaos we're told JB was seen trying to defend himself, unleashing a fury of kicks.
The attacker was escorted out of he club. Police were never called.

JB and his crew also made a hasty retreat.

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Will Ben Affleck Make A Better Batman Than Christian Bale? Kevin Smith Seems To Think So.

We’ve covered quite a bit of news from Kevin Smith’s latest Hollywood Babble-On podcast, which really should be required listening for anyone who is either for or against Ben Affleck’s casting as Batman. From the previous articles, we’ve run on the podcast, several readers have remarked to us that they were initially against Ben Affleck playing Batman, but Smith’s comments actually turned them around on the idea.

In the podcast, Smith describes Ben Affleck being cast as Batman as the greatest thing that ever happened. He waxes poetically about Affleck’s love of Batman, describing in detail a Batcave entrance that Ben Affleck built in his old house. He even theorizes that Affleck took the role so he can be like Robert Downey Jr. and have kids look up to him. However, we saved what will probably be Smith’s most controversial statements for last.

How will Ben Affleck do as Batman in comparison to Christian Bale? Much of the backlash against Ben Affleck’s casting has been due to the fact that many fans wanted to see Christian Bale return in a continuation of Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy. However, as beloved as Christian Bale was as the Batman, Kevin Smith pointed out some areas where he thinks Affleck will make for a better Batman than Bale.

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Paramore Announce "ParAhoy! Cruise" with Tegan & Sara

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Paramore is the latest rock band headlining its very own cruise ship festival. Hayley Williams and company confirmed they will be setting out to sea on the Parahoy! cruise, a partnership with the cruise brand Sixthman, from March 7 to 11, 2014.

Paramore, Tegan and Sara, and a slew of other acts will depart from Miami on March 7 aboard the Norwegian Pearl, and arrive in a so far undisclosed location in the Caribbean on March 11. According to a press release, the remainder of the lineup will be announced shortly.

Concerts will happen across multiple stages throughout the ship, allowing for fan interaction and artist collaborations. Paramore will be hosting activities, as will the other bands, along with Q&A sessions and other activities.

Paramore are still in support of this year's self-titled album, which debuted atop the Billboard 200. They're on tour throughout North America with Hellogoodbye and Metric from Oct. 15 to Nov. 27.

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The X Factor 2013 judge Sharon Osbourne 'doesn't care' if its ratings are down

Sharon Osbourne has revealed that she’s not bothered whether her return to The X Factor will boost its viewing figures or not.


The ITV talent contest suffered embarrassment last year, after it was consistently thrashed in the ratings by BBC arch rival Strictly Come Dancing, for the first time in years.

The X Factor 2012 averaged 9.63million viewers across its run – more than 2.4million down on the previous series – while Strictly drew 10.8million viewers.

Osbourne’s return to the X Factor judging panel after a five-year absence is widely seen as an attempt to reverse the sharp decline in its audience numbers.

However, speaking at a press conference for its tenth series in London yesterday, Osbourne rubbished the suggestion, saying: “Um, the ratings… I wasn’t here, it’s not my thing, the ratings are down, in, out, I don’t care.

“It’s whether the show is good, and the show is great, and that’s what it’s all about.”

The 60-year-old also confirmed that she hadn’t seen the show since her departure in 2007, joking: “I only watch when I’m in. I don’t watch anybody else, don’t be ridiculous!”

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American Idol finds a replacement for Dr. Luke.

Harry Connick Jr. is returning to American Idol -- this time, in a judge's seat.

The singer, who has appeared on the Fox reality competition multiple times as a mentor and performer, is inking a deal to serve as a judge alongside Keith Urban and Jennifer Lopez on the upcoming 13th season, a source close to the show tells The Hollywood Reporter.

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Twitter suicide hoax intended to promote pop album, police say

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A Twitter account based in the U.S. pretended to be a teen girl announcing her suicide online, prompting Toronto police to investigate

Suicide sells? That seems to be the premise of a morbid — and possibly illegal — marketing campaign launched on Twitter this week that tied Toronto police in knots trying to help a girl who was ostensibly on the verge of killing herself.

After scrambling for hours to respond, police have determined that a series of tweets purportedly by a young person threatening to commit suicide were a hoax intended to promote a new album by Ariana Grande, an American teen idol.
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LiLo responds to Venice Film Festival Speculations on her blog

Along with the positive messages and words of support of “The Canyons” at VFF, I am sending my own to the cast, producers and the amazing Paul Schrader. I am so grateful for the extraordinary experience of being a part of this film. Unfortunately, I have to clear up these reports. I was never confirmed to attend. Of course, I would have enjoyed returning to that wonderful city and being a part of this amazing event, but my focus is on my health and well-being. Plain and simple, it is of the utmost importance.
<3, Lindsay


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Doctor Who Roundup: Capaldi and Smith Grab Lunch + Will We Ever Get DW Confidential Back?


Peter Capaldi would appear to feel the need for expert advice before he starts work as the new Doctor Who.

Mandrake spotted the Scottish actor lunching with Matt Smith, the incumbent Doctor, at the fashionable Wolseley restaurant in London yesterday.

“It looked like quite a jolly lunch,” whispers a fellow diner. “Peter was laughing a lot.”

  Alas, the journey home for Smith didn’t look like it was going to be much fun. He was on a crutch and I didn’t see even one Tardis parked outside.

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Who'll Be No. 1 on Next Week's Hot 100?

We're in for another fight for No. 1 atop next week's Billboard Hot 100.

Thanks to expected sales spikes due to the MTV Video Music Awards, Robin Thicke and Katy Perry look to be neck-and-neck in the latest projections for the chart's top spot, to be revealed on next Wednesday (Sept. 4). This week, Thicke's "Blurred Lines" (featuring T.I. and Pharrell) spends a 12th week at the summit, fending off Katy Perry's "Roar," which holds at No. 2.

Meanwhile, Eminem is due to blast in with his new single "Berzerk," while Lady Gaga and Miley Cyrus should also see post-VMA increases.

According to industry sources, "Roar" could sell 450,000-475,000 downloads for the tracking week ending Sunday (Sept. 1). She performed the song to close out the VMAs last Sunday (Aug. 25).

"Lines" is projected to sell 225,000-250,000 following Thicke's much-buzzed-about performance of it at the VMAs with Miley Cyrus in a medley with her "We Can't Stop." Her hit, which currently ranks at No. 3 on the Hot 100, could sell 150,000 by the end of the tracking week. (Her new single "Wrecking Ball," which enters the Hot 100 at No. 50 this week with 90,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan, is projected to jump to 190,000-200,000.)

The VMAs opening number, Lady Gaga's "Applause," at No. 4 on the Hot 100 this week, is forecast to sell 200,000-225,000.

The other song headed for a high sales start is Eminem's "Berzerk," which should start with a lofty 350,000-375,000. The song previews Eminem's new album, which was teased in a commercial during the VMAs; "The Marshall Mathers LP 2," a sequel to his 2000 album "The Marshall Mathers LP" (which has sold 10.7 million copies in the U.S., according to SoundScan) is due Nov. 5.

What do all these numbers mean for next week's Hot 100?
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Judge grants doctors longer treatment for Amanda Bynes, then she tweets?

This tweet just came from Amanda Bynes' verified Twitter account a day after it was announced doctors were approved to keep Amanda for treatment for up to a year.

It went from a 72-hour hold to two weeks in psychiatric care, to an extended 30-day stay and now possibly to a long-term stay in the hospital for Amanda Bynes.

After being apprehended on a 5150 for setting fire in a residential driveway, the former Nickelodeon star's condition has become somewhat of a public concern.

According to TMZ, the doctors at the UCLA Medical Center treating Amanda asked that she be held long term, and a judge granted their request. Technically, Bynes could be confined for up to a year, but TMZ says it's not likely -- the plan is to release the troubled star to her mother's care in 60 days.

Amanda's mother, Lynn, was granted partial conservatorship of her daughter earlier this month. The ruling permits Lynn to control decisions involving the health and finances of her daughter, and it will be in effect until Sept. 30.

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New Mexico clinic to offer 'Breaking Bad' rehab scholarships

KRQE-TV reports that Sage Neuroscience Center has partnered with to give away two addiction-treatment scholarships at the end of the AMC television series.
The "Breaking Addiction" awards are open to residents in the Albuquerque area over 18 who cannot afford treatment for their additions.

Applicants have to submit their story of addiction, which will be compiled into a collection for addiction awareness and posted online.

"Breaking Bad," which was filmed largely in Albuquerque, follows former high school teacher Walter White, played by Bryan Cranston, who produces and sells methamphetamine with a former student, Jesse Pinkman, played by Aaron Paul.

The show is airing its final season.


One Direction being adorable in A League of Their Own

This week's episode had Harry, Louis and Niall in one of the teams.


- Chest bumps
- Wet Harry
- Harry kisses James Corden
- When asked "three things you could lie about!" during a challenge someone on the 1D teams says "your sexuality" (cue LARRY IS REAL!)
- All of them are failures at some point.

Mods two previews were posted but this is the whole episode


“Same Love” Ain’t About Love, According to @katembryan

Maybe you’ve heard it on the radio. Or maybe you saw Ellen Degeneres laud the singers of “Same Love” as her “heroes” for being the first hip-hop musicians to speak out in favor of gay marriage. Or maybe you’re new to the game and only heard about the song “Same Love” after Macklemore and Ryan Lewis performed the hit on Sunday Night’s MTV Video Music Awards.

“Same Love” was originally released back in February, but only made it to number 89 on the top 100 charts back then, but the song rose in popularity after the SCOTUS decisions on gay marriage back in June.

I heard “Same Love” month’s ago when it was first released and was captivated by the smooth vocals of the female singer in the chorus. She sings,

“I can’t change,
even if I try…
even if I wanted to.
My love, my love, my love…
She keeps me warm.”

I know what you’re thinking. How could I hear a female singing those lyrics and not think something was up? Well, I guess I thought it was one of those songs that was written for a man, but sounded better with a woman’s voice? Or maybe the girl accidentally put a “sh” in front of “he”?

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Questions, comments and concerns can be directed to @katembryan

Plastic Surgeon, 'Dr. 90210,' Creates His Perfect Wife

When plastic surgeon David Matlock first walked into a consultation with Veronica, he thought he'd just be giving her information about his famous vaginoplasty procedure. Little did he know, he'd soon be giving her an engagement ring, as well.

Matlock, who rocketed his Los Angeles Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation Institute to fame on "Dr. 90210," told Barcroft Media that it was "love at first sight." Without blinking an eye, he'd persuaded Veronica to go under the knife and get his "Wonder Woman Makeover," which includes liposuction of the chin, arms and thighs. (Hey, romance isn't always pretty.) She agreed to all of the procedures.

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How would you feel if your SO ~wanted~ you to get plastic surgery?
Also, what do you think of vaginoplasty procedures?
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The Mindy Project Snags a Mad Man for Multi-Episode Season 2 Arc

The Mindy Project has found a Maddening new plaything for leading lady Mindy Kaling.

Mad Men‘s Ben Feldman is joining the Fox comedy’s Season 2 cast for multiple episodes as a love interest for Kaling’s titular doc, TVLine has learned exclusively.

“He’s an arts and culture writer and a bit of a snob — he kind of looks down on Mindy’s taste,” explains exec producer Jack Burditt of Feldman’s character. “There’s an attraction there, but also a divide between them. She’ll say things, and she has no idea what he’s talking about. [We'll see] how these two people who are very different can get along.”

For those keeping score at home, Feldman’s casting brings to three the number of potential boyfriends being introduced for Kaling’s Dr. Lahiri in Season 2. He joins fellow suitors Timothy Olyphant (Justified) and Glenn Howerton (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia).
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Solange Knowles Leaving Brooklyn For New Orleans — See Her Little Yellow House!

Beyonce’s little sister Solange is making a big move — with the soulful songstress saying goodbye Brooklyn and hello to the Big Easy!

According to Page Six, Solange is in contract on an adorable yellow house in the Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans. The Brooklyn-based singer is making a big move back down South, closer to her home state of Texas.

Well, if it’s space Solange wants, it sounds like she might just be getting it. The house is a three-bedroom, three-bath home — measuring 2,469 square feet. There’s also a garden with fruit trees.

ONTD What's your dream home? Do you Prefer a Condo or House? Where do you inspire to live? Big Cities or farm land?

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Jojo Biding Time Before Unleashing Media Blitzkrieg, Plays NYC Gig

JoJo couldn't even remember the last time she played New York City prior to her performance Monday (Aug. 26) as the latest artist to be a part of The Fader and vitaminwater's #Uncapped summer concert series.

"I'm fuckin' pumped!" the 22-year-old singer enthused from her dressing room at The Alger House, a private residence in Manhattan's West Village that hosted its first pop concert for the occasion. "It's been an awesome past few days. I've been rehearsing, soaking up the vibe of the city."

Part of JoJo's New York visit included booking some time with Vested In Culture/Epic rapper Casey Veggies, who teamed up with the singer for a remix of her Toto-sampling "Anything" from 2006's "The High Road" alongside recent Atlantic signing Francesco, who played guitar and sang the hook from "Africa." A studio version of the remix will be released by Fader next week, as part of its ongoing #Uncapped content, which has this year included performances from Earl Sweatshirt, Solange (No1Curr) and Trinidad Jame$.

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crossing lines: season 2 renewed

Will NBC air it?


France’s TF1 and Sony Pictures Television Networks have renewed Crossing Lines for a second season.

There will be 12 episodes this time around (vs 10 episodes in season one) and production will begin on September 22nd. Locations will include France, the Czech Republic, Monte Carlo and Bulgaria.

Regulars William Fichtner, Donald Sutherland, Marc Lavoine, Tom Wlaschiha, Gabriella Pession and Richard Flood will all return, along with Lara Rossi, who was introduced late in the first season. Guest stars will include Carrie-Anne Moss and Ray Stevenson.

Crossing Lines has been very popular internationally, airing in over 180 territories. It hasn’t been a big hit here in the states however.

NBC aired the series on Sunday nights this summer to poor ratings. The season finale registered just a 0.4 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 2.06 million viewers — series lows.

The peacock network says that they haven’t made a decision on the future of the show on NBC. Unfortunately, based on the ratings, there’d be little incentive to license season two of Crossing Lines.

If they don’t pick it up, the show could find a US home on a cable channel, possibly one that’s owned by NBC-Universal like USA Network. Merlin underperformed on NBC in its first year so it was moved to Syfy for the later four seasons.

NBC better pick it up tbh.  I don't have cable and actually like watching it on my tv :/
Plus I need my weekly fix of my boyfran and my bb Anne-Marie. 

HIckman can burn for not caring about what happened to her.
Here's a hint for season 2, writers: tighten up that script. 



'12 Years a Slave' is a sure-fire Oscar contender


TELLURIDE, Colo. - Fox Searchlight was smart to get into business with filmmaker Steve McQueen two years ago when, just after screening his last film, "Shame," here at the Telluride Film Festival, they acquired it for distribution. Further dividends will be paid in the sterling accomplishment of "12 Years a Slave," to be sure.

It wasn't just the sound of sniffles but open bawling that could be heard throughout the Werner Herzog Theater today at the second screening of the film. It is every bit as emotionally devastating as you've been led to believe so far and it is a first knock-out awards contender, firing on all cylinders with nominations to be expected across the board.

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Afropop star Salif Keita cancels Israel concert due to BDS threats and intimidation

Afropop musician Salif Keita on Thursday [last week] was forced to cancel a performance scheduled for today at the Jerusalem Sacred Music Festival on the recommendation of his management and agents after they said they could not guarantee his safety in the face of “threats, blackmail attempts, intimidation, social media harassment and slander” from the “extremist” Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel.

In a statement published to the musician’s Facebook page, addressed to “Sacred Music Festival, Hadassah Hospital, Salif Keita fans,” Keita’s non-profit, The Salif Keita Global Foundation, said: “The reason for the cancellation is not one which was made by Mr. Keita, but by his agents who were bombarded with hundreds of threats, blackmail attempts, intimidation, social media harassment and slander stating that Mr Keita was to perform in Israel, ‘not for peace, but for apartheid.’ These threats were made by a group named BDS, who also threatened to keep increasing an anti-Salif Keita campaign, which they had already started on social media, and to work diligently at ruining the reputation and career that Mr. Keita has worked 40 years to achieve not only professionally, but for human rights and albinism.”

“Of course, we do not agree with any of these tactics or false propaganda, but management’s concern is to protect the artist from being harmed personally and professionally. Although, we love Israel and all his fans here, and the fantastic spirit of unity of the Sacred Music Festival, as well as the important work your hospital is doing for albinism, we did not agree with the scare tactics and bullying used by BDS; therefore management decided to act cautiously when faced with an extremist group, as we believe BDS to be,
” the message said.

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Mariah Carey, Justin Bieber pay tribute to Michael Jackson on birthday

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Mariah Carey, Justin Bieber, P Diddy and many more celebrities paid tribute to the late Michael Jackson on his 55th birthday celebrations.

Stars sent their regards to the ‘Thriller’ star - who died of acute Propofol intoxication in June 2009 - with many posting photos and their reminiscences of the singer.

Carey posted a picture of her with the “King of Pop” with a caption reading: “Remembering Michael Jackson #KingOfPop #tbt (sic)” Contactmusic reported.

The teen popstar and rapper Diddy also paid their respects to the singer on the micro blogging site.

Film director Spike Lee sent his well wishes alongside a poem on Instagram.

Meanwhile producer Timbaland chose the day to announce he is working on new material to be released posthumously by the singer, including a track called Chicago.


Pacific Rim Crosses $400 Million Worldwide

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Pacific Rim Crosses $400 Million Worldwide

Guillermo del Toro’s widely praised action adventure “Pacific Rim” has crossed $400 million dollars at the worldwide box office, becoming the director’s highest grossing film ever. The announcement was made today by Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, President, International Distribution and Dan Fellman, President, Domestic Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures; and Legendary Pictures.
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Also this is my first post and a great excuse to talk about how awesome/crazy this fandom is.
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The girl Robin Thicke was groping says he followed her to the DJ booth

From Miley Cyrus’s booty shake to Robin Thicke’s booty grab, the MTV duo have certainly made the internet rounds this week.
The latest photo seen around the world wide web involving the crooner’s seemingly wandering hand is getting an explanation from the girl in the photo.

Socialite Lana Scolaro tells CB! the photo-op happened as she snuck over to the DJ booth during the MTV VMA after party last Sunday. But it wasn’t the first time the two ran into each other.

“We have mutual friends in common. I actually met him a week before the after party,” she told Celebuzz.

“I was actually going over to the DJ booth and he followed me. His security guard took the photo and said, ‘you guys make a cute couple.’”

The only thing is -- the "Blurred Lines" singer is married to stunning actress Paula Patton.

“I knew his hand was on my butt. I posted it on Instagram and didn’t notice the reflection. But someone noticed it and commented."

“I didn’t think it would cause this much drama. I didn’t know it would be all over everything like this,"
she added.

Well, it has. Maybe next time Scolaro will look behind at her behind before saying cheese.


'Hunger Games: Catching Fire': Finnick completes Victor Banner


The "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" Victor Banner is complete. The final addition comes in the form of Finnick Odair (Sam Claflin), a victor from District 4. He joins ten others, including Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson).

Finnick enters the arena with his elderly district partner Mags. He's shown on the banner with his signature trident and, while everyone else seems ready for battle, he seems pretty casual about the whole thing. What else would you expect with someone like Finnick?

All told, the banner features 11 tributes, which is quite a bit less than the 24 who will enter the 75th annual Hunger Games. All of the major names are represented, though.

Click HERE to see the full tribute banner.


One Direction's Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson act out fanfiction

There are few things in life we love more than the weird-yet-oh-so-wonderful world of One Direction fan fiction. In fact, we'd go as far as to say we'd rather spend our lives scrolling through some mucky Tumblr stories over a) spending time with our parents, b) seeing friends and c) breathing. So you can imagine the little yelp we let out when Radio 1 fittie Greg James got Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson into a room and made them act out some Tumblr-esque tales live on air.

Now this was all pre-watershed, so obviously no Crazy About One Direction documentary-type shiz slipped through Louis' lips...but the lads *did* get their best Yorkshire accents and DRESSES on. Yup.

So we're all quite familiar with the Best Song Ever video and aware that the boys love a bit of roleplay, no? Well Nialler and Tommo have been at it again, this time with our fave Mullingar man getting a bit pissed off over some dodgy punctuation, Greg sporting a sexy strapless number and LOUIS TOMLINSON SHOWING OFF A PEARL NECKLACE. You coudn't make this stuff up.

Check out the boys' acting skills below. Includes talk of spitting on each other, tugging on weeds and a lady named Barbara.

AGH. We still fancy them. Potentially moreso than before. Sorry and most definitely not sorry. HASHTAG GET OVER IT.

What d'ya reckon? Wanna see the boys act out some more fanfic? Comments please...


Actor Mads Mikkelsen on Hannibal, Hollywood remakes and the paparazzi


The reaction to Hannibal has been really positive, you must be pleased?

I've kind of been a bit detached from everything because once we wrapped the show this year I went straight to South Africa to shoot a Western.

How did you go about differentiating your performance from that of Sir Anthony Hopkins?

When I got the first script I couldn't tell what direction it was going in, so I was reluctant. He did it to perfection, so how should we approach it? But I realised this was taking place before he's captured. Normally when you're dealing with psychopaths, there's a reason they are how they are, and in Hannibal's case it's non-existent. He kills because he finds people banal. I call him the fallen angel: he finds beauty in things the rest of us find horrible.

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My Last Day Without You - new trailer

My Last Day Without You is a film we've covered quite a bit here on S&A since the beginning of 2011. The indie flick starring Nicole Beharie and Ken Duken, has been touring the festival circuit for almost two years, and has since been released overseas.

Written by Stefan Schaefer/Christoph Silber (Arranged) and directed by Schaefer, My Last Day takes place in Brooklyn NY, in the course of one day, in which "a young German business executive (Ken Duken) falls in love with a singer-songwriter (Nicole Beharie) who exposes him to her Brooklyn world and emotions he's never experienced before."

Reg E. Cathey co-stars as Beharie's father.

The romantic dramedy will be released, although limited, on October 4th in Seattle, WA, Washington, D.C. and Atlanta, GA at the following theaters:

AMC Pacific Place 11 - 600 Pine St #400, Seattle, WA

AMC Georgetown, Washington D.C.

AMC Ponte Parkway - 3101 Cobb Pkwy., Atlanta, GA



After more than 2-and-a-half years of work, on Tuesday, September 17, 2013, MGMT will release their third album self-titled MGMT. Two singles from the forthcoming album were released as a cassette tape special for Record Store Day (April 20) containing the studio cut of “Alien Days”, and earlier this month Tom Kuntz directed the releases first video, “Your Life Is A Lie.”

If that wasn’t enough to satiate your thirst for music ranging from the occult and bizarre to pure Brooklyn-based hipsterdom, The Avant/Garde Diaries will premier a sneak peek trailer for the album directed by Jordan Fish on Wednesday, September 4, 2013. The visual showcase will highlight five new songs from the album, and promises viewers a unique, if not surreal, look into the current leanings of the band and their sound.
If MGMT’s previous work is a foreshadowing of what’s to come, no matter how off-the-wall, it’s going to be worth a listen.

Be sure to head over to The Avant/Garde Diaries next Wednesday to catch the premier.


Miley Cyrus brings back her signature pose as she shows some skin in a Nineties crop top


Kelly Osbourne has urged her to stop sticking her ‘f***ing tongue out’, but Miley Cyrus is ignoring her pal’s advice.

The defiant star flashed her tongue after giving the world a very brief break from it as she emerged on Saturday.

With her mouth open, the 20-year-old also gave a peace sign as she stepped out in Toluca Lake.

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NYT Rips The Second Coming of JKR (According to the Daily Fail)

Hunger Muggles’ Occult Dystopia
Samantha Shannon’s Fantasy Novel, ‘The Bone Season’

The book club craze may have hit its nadir. The big moment came a week ago when the NBC morning show “Today” announced that it, too, was starting a book club, presumably because so many of its competitors have them, and anointed Samantha Shannon’s novel, “The Bone Season,” its first pick. Seated in front of a backdrop on which the words “Call me Ishmael” were clearly visible, the “Today” team explained how a debut novel by a 21-year-old unknown had snagged this distinction. Not one bit of the five-minute segment concerned exactly what Ms. Shannon has written.

That’s because “The Bone Season” leapt out to “Today” as a human interest story, not as a book. We learned that it bears some resemblance to “The Hunger Games”; that Ms. Shannon intends a seven-book series, just as J. K. Rowling did; that she and Ms. Rowling share a British publisher (though not an American one); and that “The Bone Season” has been optioned by a production company linked to Andy Serkis, a k a Gollum in the “Lord of the Rings” films. Time constraints presumably kept “Today” from dropping the fact that Ms. Shannon’s book has a vampire angle. None of this hype betrayed any awareness of the “Today” show audience demographic.

It got worse. The “Today” news anchor Natalie Morales said she had found this book by reading a newspaper article about it, and such reports have focused on Ms. Shannon’s hitting the jackpot, not on her writing. And Al Roker, the “Today” weatherman who recently slept through his own 6 a.m. “Wake Up With Al” show on the Weather Channel, plugged the Google Hangouts that “Bone Season” fans would be able to enjoy. Google Hangouts are a way of conducting e-chats, rather than reading books.
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It debuted at number 7 on NYT, but that might be because Bloomsbury cut the price for the ebook to less than $5 less than a week after release.

Did One Direction's Zayn Malik cheat on fiancé Perrie Edwards after “sexy Skype chat” with fan?


Directioners have been sent into a spin after a video emerged on the internet which a fan of the band claims features newly engaged singer Zayn Malik taking part in a “sexy Skype chat” along with a pal.

However, though the fan who took part in the Skype chat – who says her name is Lilli – reckons it is Zayn who’s featured, saying only, “Hey” and waving while out of the camera’s range, a friend of the Bradford born singer has denied that Zayn would, or did, cheat on his fiancé, Little Mix singer Perrie Edwards.

Of the debacle, The Sun’s TV Biz reports, “The clip, from 2012, pre-dates his relationship with Perrie.

“It was posted on an obscure blog and shows Zayn and best pal Anthony Riach skyping a girl at 3am in a hotel room.

“Anthony keeps telling her to find a friend, jump in a cab and come to stay with him and his mystery pal.”

"Zayn" at 6:15:

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'The Hunger Games' Book Covers Get Makeover


We in the United States are a little jealous of our English friends: beautiful new covers for The Hunger Games are coming to the United Kingdom.

Each of the three covers has a Capitol-level amount of shine and depicts the book’s respective Mockingjay logo. The Hunger Games is gold, Catching Fire is red, and Mockingjay is green.

According to the official Scholastic U.K. Twitter account, these books will be released as “limited edition” beginning this October.

The timing of the books is of course set to coincide with Catching Fire’s theatrical premiere on November 22. The highly-anticipated sequel will hold its world premiere in London on November 11.


book post? what are some of your favorite book covers, ONTD?