It’s been a bad couple of weeks for celebrities – the latest to pass is Lisa Blount, who is perhaps best known for her stirring portrayal of Lynette Pomeroy in An Officer and a Gentleman. Blount is believed to have died Monday, although her body was not found until Wednesday, as her husband was out of town. She was 53.
First Napster fell, and now a court has ordered a LimeWire shutdown. The popular file-sharing software has been under fire for years due to the potential for copyright infringement through illegal filesharing, and now it looks as though it will come to an end. A New York judge ordered the LimeWire shutdown today, citing that LimeWire “intentionally encouraged direct infringement” and “marketed itself to…known copyright infringers.”
Are you “on that Four Loko”? If you don’t recognize that phrase, probably not. Four Loko is a highly controversial but wildly popular beverage that combines alcohol and caffeine into one unmatched, but dangerous, buzz. Four Loko is, essentially, the only kind of drink that would make you utter something as stupid as, “I’m on that Four Loko.” After coming under heavy fire since its inception, Ramapo College has taken a major step – Four Loko is banned from campus.
Megamind isn’t one of the many Pixar movies, but it looks a lot like it. This Paramount-produced film has the look, feel and humor of Pixar movies, which suggests that it could be a blockbuster, and might be a good sign that Paramount will be able to compete in this cash cow of a genre in the future.
Everyone looks for different ways to save money, and saving on your grocery bill is a big one. Making food from scratch is a great way to save on your food bill. Did you know you can get a minimum of three different recipes from just one small pumpkin?
Gregory Isaacs, known for his smooth, distinctive reggae sound, died after a year-long battle with liver cancer. He was 59. Isaacs passed at his home in London surrounded by family.
One of the hottest new movies is Hereafter, starring Matt Damon and directed by Clint Eastwood. The film, which opens today, focuses on the different ways in which the concept of mortality can haunt people. Matt Damon stars as George, who has a bizarre, special connection to the afterlife and he eventually crosses paths with a French journalist rattled by a near-death experience and a little boy who is asking life’s biggest questions after a death.
Looking for a Hereafter movie review but don’t want to spend more time reading than you would watching the film? You’re in luck – check out the Hereafter review video below to get all the details in just three minutes! The consensus at Bloginity is that Hereafter is a solid movie and is worth the price of admission (especially if you grab some of those cookie dough bites as well).
Was Zach Galifianakis a fan of Oksana Grigorieva? Or just not a fan of Mel Gibson? You decide. Either way, it seems that star Zach Galifianakis may have been responsible for pulling the plug on Gibson’s appearance in the Hangover 2.
O’Spada has a poppy, upbeat sound, but this band is a lot different from your average pop act. Unlike most of the manufactured musical acts dominating the airwaves today, O’Spada packs an intense level of passion into each song, and the difference is obvious.
Ari Up, who led the innovative British punk band the Slits, died Wednesday at 48. According to John Lydon of the Sex Pistols, Ari Up – real name Arianna Forster – had been battling a serious illness for some time.
In a surprising turn of events, there is a pending musical plagiarism lawsuit that doesn’t involve Coldplay. This time, it’s Red Hot Chili Peppers who may be suing Diana Vickers, as her song “My Wicked Heart” is said to bear too much of a resemblance to the RHCP classic “Under the Bridge.” Are the songs too similar? You can check them out in the videos below.
How the hell did a show about high school theater geeks come to be the biggest TV show in America? Well, T&A helps.
Reality TV star Audrina Patridge who rose to fame on MTV’s The Hills continues to excel in her career. This Bloginity.com exclusive is an insight into Audrina Patridge’s projects and lifestyle choices.
Princess Madeleine, the daughter of Sweden’s King Gustaf and Queen Sylvia, may not wield much power in the western world, but she has impressed many with her fashionable looks. If you’re not familiar with Princess Madeleine, check out the Princess Madeleine fashion picture gallery below.
The indie music scene lost one of its brightest stars today, as Eyedea, real name Michael Larsen, was found dead by his mother this morning. Eyedea was well known throughout the Twin Cities area and beyond for his work as a Rhymesayer, lyricist and singer. Eyedea video and downloads are below.
Leif Garrett, known as a teen idol during the 1970s, pleaded no contest to heroin charges in Los Angeles today. The actor and singer was caught with heroin in a Los Angeles subway station in February.
If you’re one of our many New York readers, you’re probably aware the Brooklyn Bridge was temporarily closed after suspicious packages were discovered. At 9:40 am today, the Brooklyn Bridge was shut down due to a package that was suspected to have been a bomb. However, less than an hour later, the Brooklyn Bridge was re-opened, as the package turned out to contain flashlights.
When Kanye West talked about sending out e-mails with pictures of his manhood in the song “Runaway” (download here), we thought he was just being poetic. Turns out he was telling the truth. Radar Online claims to have seen the photos, though the website has (thankfully) not yet posted the nude Kanye West pictures.
The new film I Spit On Your Grave is unrated, and that’s a good indication that if you are not completely desensitized to movie violence and overall mental horror, you probably shouldn’t see it.
Our music editor catch up with Bruno Mars to discuss the origin of some of his songs, talk musical inspiration, creative writing, and his passion for the music industry.
In a day when even mildly entertaining movies are milked into franchises with multiple sequels, it seems rather odd that Zoolander has yet to spawn a sequel.