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Whatever Happened to Sherlock Holmes?
Ian McKellen - Gandalf from the Lord of the Rings movies and Magneto from the X-Men movies - is setting his sights on a slightly less active character in his next film. In Mr. Holmes, he plays the legendary detective Sherlock Holmes in his golden...
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Nothing But Our Wit and Our Will to Save the World
Yesterday, we wrote about Robert Downey Jr's new promotion to raise money for Julia's House by offering to take a fan to the premiere of Avengers: Age of Ultron. Today, we're treated to a newly-released trailer for the film, giving us more...
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Crime Might Pay
So, do you remember the Hot Mugshot Guy? Jeremy Meeks was arrested in Stockton, California last June on weapons charges. The PD at the time called him "one of the most violent criminals in the Stockton area." His mugshot from that arrest went...
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Fur Flies Between Sharon & Kim K
Sharon Osbourne - mama to Kelly, wife to Ozzy, and host at The Talk - is not known for being quiet, shy and reclusive. She's also a well-known and vocal opponent of real fur. So she didn't pull any punches in a recent interview with Closer...
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Nothing to See Here!
Three-quarters of the major players from Seinfeld - you remember, the show about nothing? - had a mini-reunion yesterday at the Palm Restaurant in Beverly Hills. Jerry Seinfeld was hosting the first Los Angeles Fatherhood Lunch to Benefit Baby Buggy,...
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Thor Wields Hammer of Humor
Chris Hemsworth will be hosting Saturday Night Live this Saturday night, and yesterday, SNL released some promo clips featuring him and SNL cast member Kate McKinnon. At first, it was the classic girl-overwhelmed-by-hot-guy thing. But as the clips...
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Party Like Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr - RDJ, as he's now calling himself - has gone viral with a new video, and it's pretty cool. He's offering a fan and a guest the chance to spend some quality time with him in Hollywood, including attending the premiere of...
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Carrie's Baby Has Arrived
Country superstar Carrie Underwood welcomed her new little bundle of joy last Friday. Check out her tweet from yesterday... Tiny hands and tiny feet...God has blessed us with an amazing gift! Isaiah Michael Fisher - born February 27....
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Conan Esta en Cuba
Conan O'Brien visited Jon Stewart and The Daily Show the other night, fresh from his recent trip to Cuba. Conan was the first TV host and TV show to go to Cuba since the embargo was lifted. "I thought this was my chance," said Conan. "I wanted...
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Mind If I Hitch a Ride?
A photographer in east London caught an amazing shot yesterday. A small weasel hopped onto the back of a green woodpecker. The woodpecker was on the ground, minding its own business, pecking away at some ants or other insects when the weasel...
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The Grumpy Old Train That Nobody Likes
Thomas & Friends is a very popular kids show about a tank engine and his railroading friends. It's been around for a while, so it's no surprise that someone like Neil Patrick Harris is as much a Tankie as his kids are... Check out this...
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Doing Duets with Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson made some news a week or so ago when she said no one wanted to sing duets with her. No one's quite sure why, but when she visited The Tonight Show this week, Jimmy Fallon stepped up and took Kelly's challenge. They did a...
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Animal Gets Whiplashed
Who's your favorite puppet drummer? Animal from The Muppet Show, right? And what movie about drummers picked up a few Academy Awards last week? That would be Whiplash. So isn't it simply natural to put Animal and JK Simmons - best...
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Feel Like Living Like the Walking Dead?
If you're a fan of The Walking Dead and you've got $680,000, then Grantville, Georgia could be just the spot for you. Not the whole town - just the downtown. And the downtown is famous for its use as a set in The Walking Dead. The...
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Beware the Stoner Rabbits!
An agent for the Drug Enforcement Administration appeared before Utah's Senate last week to speak against a proposed bill that would legalize marijuana. Specifically, he's afraid that allowing marijuana to be grown in the state would hurt the...
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Now This is Scary
Like skydiving isn't scary enough. Christopher Jones was at 12,000 feet, just out of his plane, when he was paralyzed by a seizure. His instructor realized he was in trouble and flew over to him, managing to pull the emergency chute. Jones...
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They Cut Meryl Streep?
Meryl Streep plays The Witch in Into the Woods, a movie that started its life as a Broadway musical written by the legendary Stephen Sondheim. Sondheim wrote a new song for the film - "She'll Be Back" - to be sung by Meryl's character. And...
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Stolen and "Maliciously Altered"
By now, you've probably seen the picture of Cindy Crawford that was all over the internet a week or so ago. It showed Cindy in a bra and panties, wearing a hat and some sort of stole. The story that went with the photo was that it showed Cindy...
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Dude! What's That White Stuff on the Ground?
Folks in Huntington Beach and other coastal communities in southern California had a little weather surprise yesterday. Pea-sized hail fell on the area, and for a while, coated the beaches and grassy areas with white stuff. A rare occasion, to be...
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Making the Most of Nothing
Steve Harvey has proved himself a master of making the most of some of the ridiculous moments on Family Feud. But this one from last month takes the cake. Simple question: "Other than fruit, name something you might choose by squeezing it...
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Don't Believe It? Just Watch!
"Uptown Funk" is one of the hottest tunes in the country. It's one of those songs that gets your blood pumping and toes tapping. Until now. Thanks to Alex Bove and the Dancing Grandpas, "Uptown Funk" got slowed down - well, a little...
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Live Long and Prosper
Leonard Nimoy, best known for playing the iconic Mister Spock in a variety of Star Trek movies and TV shows, passed away on Friday at the age of 83. Four days earlier, he posted his final tweet, which sounds like he knew he was leaving... A life is...
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50 Shades of SNL
Dakota Johnson, star of 50 Shades of Grey, hosted Saturday Night Live this past weekend. Her opening monologue wasn't bad. She poked fun at 50 Shades - actually took a couple of good shots at it. And interestingly, she introduced her parents -...
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When in Chicago...
On Sunday, thousands of people jumped into Chicago's Lake Michigan. It was time for the annual Polar Plunge, which raised close to $1 million for Special Olympics On hand were a few celebrities. Vince Vaughn, an area native, jumped in wearing a...
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Kelly Quits the Cops
Kelly Osbourne went through with her threat to leave Fashion Police. Last week, she was pretty upset over a comment her co-host Giuliana Rancic made about Zendaya's dreadlocks that created quite a stir. She made her departure official on...
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Showing Your True Colors
It's entirely possible the world went insane on Thursday. Someone posted a picture of a two-toned striped dress to Tumblr on Wednesday, and asked simply: “Guys please help me - is this dress white and gold, or blue and black? Me and my...
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Llamas on the Lam
A couple of llamas got loose in Sun City, Arizona yesterday afternoon, and the helicopter-shot video of the event quickly went viral. Fox News picked it up, and (sorry) ran with it. Shepard Smith provided running commentary on the "llama...
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Working Out with Queen Bey
Ever wonder how Beyonce keeps herself fit and toned? Wonder no more. Because on Wednesday, the Queen herself released an Instagram video to show herself in action, keeping fit and getting toned. The video is speeded up to the tune of "Eye...
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From T&A to Big Bang Theory
Melissa Rauch plays a scientist on The Big Bang Theory. The other night on Conan, she talked about how she started performing at a very young age, in her parents' basement. Her parents encouraged her in the arts, and let her see shows that...
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How is This a Thank You?
Kim Kardashian just reached 27 million followers on Instagram. This is where you say "Whoopee" or "Yahoo," I guess. So to say thanks, Kim posted a selfie to her Instagram page. A selfie showing part of her butt wrapped around...
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Ice-T Ices Cartoon Voices
A lot of people know Ice-T from his music, and his movies, and his long-running stint as one of the detectives on Law & Order: SVU. But a lot less know him for his work as a cartoon voiceover artist. (Stay with the bit. It works if you stay...
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Got Frozen Fever Yet?
The folks at Disney released the trailer for Frozen Fever, a short film featuring all your favorite Frozen characters this week. It will be seen in theaters in front of Disney's Cinderella, which will be released on March 13. And it seems like...
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This Guy Had the Hot Hand!
Florida State University's basketball squad lost to Miami on Wednesday by four points, 81 - 77. But that's only how the story ends. How Florida State got that close - that's the real story. Because freshman guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes...
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Giuliani Gets Stewartized
Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani has been taking a lot of heat over comments he made about President Obama not loving America. The reaction has come from all quarters - even some conservative quarters that Giuliani probably considered safe havens...
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Get Off Your Duff For The DUFF
Seems like all the movie talk these days has centered on 50 Shades of Grey. A little bit of controversy, a best-selling book series, and boom! You've got a blockbuster before it was even released. Other movies tend to get put in the shadows by...
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"Unless You Know How to Make Jokes, Don't Do It!"
Giuliana Rancic's comments about Zendaya's dreadlocks - smelling like patchouli oil and weed - during the Fashion Police episode focusing on the Oscars is still stirring controversy. Yesterday on The View, Whoopi Goldberg took the others on...
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Like a Tumbler
Madonna was closing out the show for the Brit Awards, roughly the equivalent of the Grammys in the UK, with a rendition of "Living for Love" on Wednesday. And during the song, something happened with her cape, and she went for a tumble off...
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Can This Be Unheard?
Lady Gaga did quite nicely with her reboot of Julie Andrews' songs from The Sound of Music during Sunday's Oscars celebration. Now a pair of metal musicians have cut into another Julie Andrews classic - this time...
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A Snow-Covered Cottage Industry
When Mother Nature dumps 100 inches and counting of frozen white precipitation on you, you spend an awful lot of time cursing as you move that stuff around. Not Kyle Waring. This entrepreneur, who lives on the Massachusetts coastline north of Boston,...
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Bad Girl, Bad Girl, Whatcha Gonna Do?
When your world freezes, you've got to do what you've got to do. A couple of weeks ago, a police department issued a warrant for the arrest of Punxsatawney Phil, the groundhog who promised six more weeks of winter - but failed to tell how...
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This Ain't Like Any Aquaman You've Seen Before
Zack Snyder, the director of Dawn of Justice, the new film that pits Batman against Superman, has decided to include a lot of other superheroes in the film. One of them is Aquaman, who used to be seen as a blond-headed Speedo leotard-wearing guy who...
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Wheel of Musical Impressions with Christina Aguilera
Wheel of Musical Impressions is becoming a semi-regular feature on Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show. This week, Christina Aguilera visited, and played the game with Jimmy. The concept is simple. Hit a button, and it presents another singer and a...
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Thundersnow, Songified
An enterprising musician has taken the Weather Channel's Jim Cantore's delight with the meteorological phenomenon called thundersnow and set it to music. You probably remember seeing the raw video of Jim going out of his skull outside Boston...
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Oh, and My Spell Check is Broken
Who would have guessed that one of the most controversial things at the Oscar celebration on Sunday would be a comment by the folks at E!'s Fashion Police. It started when co-host Giuliana Rancic took a shot at singer Zendaya's dreadlocks:...
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"A Soulless Twitter Troll"
ESPN suspended host Keith Olbermann after he made some thoughtless comments about some students at Penn State who raised $13 million in the school's annual dance marathon to fight pediatric cancer. A Penn State alumna tweeted the news to...
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"Unfortunately Unable to Feature"
The internet was buzzing all day yesterday about the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' failure to include Joan Rivers in the "In Memoriam" segment on Sunday's Oscar show. Many people thought the snub was simply a...
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"Acting is a Noble Profession"
Neil Patrick Harris did a bit of a spoof on a sequence from Birdman during the Oscars show on Sunday night. It was one of the funnier moments in the show, but you really can't help but wonder if it was timed to put an idea into some advertising...
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A Glory-ous Oscar Moment
One of the best and most poignant moments of Sunday's Oscar awards show was John Legend and Common performing "Glory" from the soundtrack of Selma. A very moving performance on so many levels that brought many in the audience - both in...
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The Sound of Gaga
Neil Patrick Harris hit the nail on the head when he said that this segment of the Oscars would be one of the show's most chat-worthy moments. Lady Gaga put a lot of haters on their butts with a phenomenal rendition of a medley of songs from the...
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House of Cards Blown Away by Sesame Street
The folks at Sesame Street are already puppet masters. They're quickly becoming parody masters as well. Check out their latest parody, this time of Netflix's House of Cards. They've got all the elements - the smarmy southern Frank...
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