July 30th, 2017

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James Franco explores the complexities of life

The actor, director, writer, musician is launching a new YouTube series, Philosophy Time, in which he explores the complexities of life

The project currently consists of four visual entries where James is joined by his pal Eliot Michaelson, a lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at King’s College

The 2 covers a range of topics from the definition of beauty to abortion, the nature of a metaphor, etc

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ONTD, what is life?


NFL Players Sued Over Insanely Expensive Bill at Hollywood Club

A'Shawn Robinson and Caleb Benenoch racked up a $9,332 bill at a Hollywood nightclub.
The guys invited Richard Harrington. The players' credit cards were BOTH declined.
They asked Harrington to foot the bill (he did) and they promised to pay him back.
Harrington claims they each sent him $2,000 but that didn't cover everything (He's still out $5,332).
He is suing them to get the money because he says they refuse to pay it back.


ONTD, when was the last time your credit card was declined ?

Madam Tussaud "Adjusts" Beyonce Wax Figure

... and it still looks like Britney/Kate Gosslin/Carrie Underwood's lovechild. Looks like they gave ha a trumptan and pushed her wig back.


someone should light the wic
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Al Gore promotes new documentary 'An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power' + Ryan Reynolds approves

Former Vice President Al Gore offers up some steamy climate change-themed pick-up lines that might land you a date to his film 'An Inconvenient Sequel.'

Al Gore visits The Late Show, The Late Late Show, and Pod Save America to talk about his new documentary and what's going on in politics. An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power is in select theaters now and is coming to the rest of the US on August 4th.

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What climate change pick up line are you using next fam? Get some while you can.

Dog rescuer says Lisa Vanderpump stiffed her out of $32K

· Lizzie Scherer of Saving Spot dog rescue says the Vanderpumps, who were supporters of her rescue, agreed to basically buy her out of her rescue because they were looking for rental space. Scherer says the agreement was that Ken would pay rent on her facility for 3 years and offer her a job within their rescue
· Ken never paid her rent but offered one month's rent if Scherer would sign a NDA and let the Vanderpumps out of the deal
· Lisa, who runs Vanderpump Dogs rescue, says they helped pay her rent out of their love for dogs and that Saving Spot was a mess. Vanderpump's rep says Scherer was unable to run her rescue to the Vanderpumps' standards. Saving Spot lost their non-profit status in 2015, which Scherer blames on an administrative error. Their non-profit status has been reinstated but Scherer's rescue is still expected to shut down. Scherer's considering legal action


Paris Jackson goes on a spiritual retreat, wants us to behave more like her pets

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Are u spiritual, ONTD? Do u commune with nature in the nude? Do ur pets get along?

Rick and Morty Co-Creator/Voice Actor Justin Roiland Finally Gets His Szechuan Sauce from McDonald's

  • Ever since the first episode of season 3 aired back in April, Rick wanting his szechuan sauce back when McDonald's was promoting Mulan in 1998 has become a huge meme across the interent with everyone demanding that McDonald's bring back the szechuan sauce.

  • Rick wanting the szechuan sauce came from Justin Roiland's personal story of absolutely loving it 19 years ago.

  • In response to all the demand, McDonald's sent Justin Roiland a package from 'Dimension C-1998M' with 64 oz of the famous szechuan sauce explaining that they had to find it in a dimension were it is permanently 1998 and time never passes.

  • McDonald's wanted to get him more of the sauce but were afraid to leave the portal open in fear of the potential leakage of "puka shells, bucket hats and boy bands as far as the eye could see"

  • They also teased that "A few lucky fans will also get to experience the glory" of the szechuan sauce.

  • Episode two of season 3 will air tonight on Adult Swim.

SOURCE + text by me

Would you want to stay in 1998 forever?
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Harry Styles is the first person to ever have #1 debut for a single, album and a movie

With his debut single almost making it to platinum,

Harry is currently the first person to ever debut in a movie that had the highest opening numbers, and had a #1 album and a single. Dunkirk is expected to gross over $200 M, and $100 M overseas already.

Meanwhile Harold's latest sighting is in NYC, with gucci slippers.

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It's what she deserves
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Newspaper columnist fired after writing anti-semitic (and sexist) article

'Controversialist' Kevin Myers, writing in the Sunday Times Irish edition about the BBC pay disparity, suggested TV and Radio presenters Vanessa Feltz and Claudia Winkleman were more highly paid because they are Jewish.

Myers was objecting to the call by high-profile BBC women employees that the corporation do something to tackle the gender pay gap.

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Drake Bell says he regrets coming for Josh Peck on Twitter over not getting a wedding invitation

In June, Drake Bell called out Josh Peck on Twitter after finding out that his former co-star was getting married and that he was apparently not invited. He wrote, "True colors have come out today. Message is loud and clear. Ties are officially cut. I’ll miss you brother.” He later added, "Loyalty is key. ALWAYS remember where you came from."

Yesterday during a Facebook Live chat with Entertainment Weekly, Drake talked about the snub and said he regrets having gone after Josh publicly. "We've been together 18 years, Josh and me, me and Josh. We've been so close, it was just one of those things where you know, I'd been talking to him, and he's been telling me about the engagement. And then I saw on social media, the wedding, and I didn't hear about it. So, it was just one of those things where it was just like, 'You didn't even tell me?! I had to find out on social media?' And then you're like, 'You know what!? Fine!’ And then I'm like, wait, I probably shouldn't have done that. I should have just texted that to him, you know. I was just being cranky. It is what it is, dude. I love the kid. No hard feelings.”

Josh hasn't talked about the fight publicly, but a "source" told Us Weekly that he was annoyed by Drake's tweets: “Josh told everyone that he and Drake hadn’t spoken in years. They would tweet each other back on social media a couple times a year, but never actually spoke. They aren’t close anymore and Josh had a very small wedding.”

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22,000 evacuated after fire at Barcelona's Tomorrowland Unite Festival

Tomorrowland posted the following update on Facebook: “Tonight, July 29th 2017, the UNITE Barcelona stage caught fire due to a technical malfunction. Thanks to the professional intervention of the authorities all 22.000 visitors were evacuated safely and without reports of injuries. Authorities will follow up and continue the investigation with the local Spanish organizer of UNITE.”
Electro hip hop group AfroJack were headlining.
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ever had an accident at a festival ONTD?

1 week after his death, Chester Bennington’s wife Talinda releases statement on his passing

One week ago, I lost my soulmate and my children lost their hero-their Daddy. We had a fairytale life and now it has turned into some sick Shakespearean tragedy. How do I move on? How do I pick up my shattered soul? The only answer I know is to raise our babies with every ounce of love I have left. I want to let my community and the fans worldwide know that we feel your love. We feel your loss as well. My babies are so young to have lost their daddy. And I know that all of you will help keep his memory alive. He was a bright, loving soul with an angel’s voice. And now he is pain free singing his songs in all of our hearts. May God Bless us all and help us turn to one another when we are in pain. Chester would’ve wanted us to do so. Rest In Peace, my love.

Mrs.Talinda Bennington"

Reposting from the first post:
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The Killers on Past Rivalry with The Strokes

Recently The Killers were asked about comments made by The Strokes‘ guitarist Nick Valensi where he admits that his band felt bitterness over The Killers' popularity at the height of their fame. In an excerpt in the book "Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City, 2001–2011" he recalls: "We had conversations that went along the lines of Gosh, I think our songs are better than 'Mr. Brightside' by The Killers, but how come that's the one everyone is listening to?"

Drummer from The Killers, Ronnie Vannucci Jr., comments on it in the video below saying that The Strokes have always been above them and that they wouldn't compare themselves to them at all - but that they were flattered they would mention them at all even to this day:

Lead singer Brandon Flowers has also commented on it in the past saying that The Strokes had the better debut album by far but that their debut album "Hot Fuss" was up there and was proud of it.

The Killers are performing tomorrow (Monday, July 31st 2017) on Jimmy Kimmel Live! a 6-song set list in front of Ceasers Palace on the Las Vegas Strip. "The Man" will be aired live with the rest of the of the performances to be streamed live on the JKL website.

ONTD, what are some of your favorite debut albums by a band?

legends only - boy band yolo youths need not apply tbh.

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Laverne Cox and Janet Mock call out Lil Duval and The Breakfast Club for transphobic commentary

Follow-up to this post. Lil Duval went on The Breakfast Club where they started talking about trans people, specifically Janet Mock who was on the show last week. Lil Duval made a "joke" about how he'd probably kill someone he's dating for not telling him that they are/were once biologically male.

Laverne and Janet reacted on Twitter.

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Jesse Williams says feminism is only about white women

- says feminism is only about white women
- defended nate parker when a white woman killed herself after accusing nate of rape
- doesn't mention the fact that he left his black wife for a white woman


feminism has its problems but it annoys me when men act like it's a superfluous movement that should be eradicated instead of improved

Angelina Jolie Refutes Vanity Fair Excerpt Depicting Controversial Casting Process: ‘I Am Upset’

(Intended as a follow up to the excerpt included in this previous post)

- In a statement to the Huffington Post, Jolie says “I am upset that a pretend exercise in an improvisation, from an actual scene in the film, has been written about as if it was a real scenario,” [....] “The suggestion that real money was taken from a child during an audition is false and upsetting. I would be outraged myself if this had happened.”

She claims that parents, guardians and non-governmental organization partners, as well as medical doctors, were present throughout the entire filmmaking process, including auditions.

- Srey Moch Sareum was the actor who was eventually picked for the child's leading role. She lives in a slum community and attends an NGO school in Cambodia.


I remain skeptical. Do you believe her, ONTD?

Hilary Duff Hires Bodyguard After Burglary

Hilary Duff allegedly has got herself and her son  a new personal bodyguard after her home was broken into and 100,000 worth of jewlery stolen while she was in Canada last week.

Hilary later ran errands on her own without the bodyguard present...assuming he was with her son back home.

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Speidi Appear On InfoWars...

Insane person, horrible father, asshole, and noted conspiracy theorist, Alex Jones, interviewed Spencer and Heidi Pratt for his horrible InfoWars show. I know some of you will probably argue that he doesn't deserve views and should be ignored, but I think it's important to remember that people actually believe in shit this lunatic says and that's definitely dangerous and a problem for everyone. Because ONTD doesn't watch full videos, I've picked out some interesting (read: insane) bits and posted them below:

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Are you cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs, ONTD?

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'Raven's Home' is a Hit on Disney Channel + Watch Devon Reunite with Raven

-The first episode was Disney Channel's biggest premiere for a series in 2 years.

-Devon & Raven reunite in episode two. Check it out below.

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ONTD, which TSR character would you like to make an appearance?

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ONTD Original: 'Are You Afraid of the Dark?' secrets revealed

L-R: Moderator, DJ MacHale, Ron Oliver

At Saturday's Midsummer Scream horror convention in Long Beach, CA, Are You Afraid of the Dark? showrunner/co-creator DJ MacHale and director/writer Ron Oliver reunited to discuss the series.
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Source: My ghost friend who has a bike.

AYAOTD/'90s YA horror post?