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In a move that is either a huge sign of generosity or a public relations effort to offset the scathing portrayal of Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network, a Facebook donation of $100 million to schools in Newark, NJ has been announced.
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Watching The Social Network, one gets the impression that the social networking virtuoso is manically searching for something—something he wouldn’t recognize, even if he did happen to find it.
The Social Network, the highly anticipated film that chronicles the rise of Facebook and the alleged deception of CEO Mark Zuckerberg, is set to hit theaters October 1. Even before the release of The Social Network, though, word of Zuckerberg’s dishonesty and betrayal has been talked about in some length. Often leading the discussion were Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, identical twins and former Harvard classmates of Zuckerberg. The two claim Zuckerberg not only stole the idea for Facebook from them, but also cheated them in a lawsuit settlement.
Director David O. Russell’s The Fighter looks as though it could be a tough contender come Oscar season. The Fighter, starring Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale and Amy Adams, depicts boxer “Irish” Micky Ward’s difficult rise to success in the ring. Although audiences have seen this plot before (all six Rocky films, Cinderella Man and The Wrestler, to name a few), almost everyone likes an underdog story.
It seems like every time Kanye West hits the studio he brings along an entire posse. This time, for the track “Lord Lord Lord,” which you can download free here, Kanye hooked up with Mos Def, Raekwon, Swizz Beatz and Charlie Wilson.
Kelis has just been featured on the cover of Trace magazine and is featured with never-before-seen illustrations and pictures throughout. The pictures come shortly after the release of Kelis’ latest album, Flesh Tone. You can download Kelis music here and see the Kelis pictures below.
According to the Associated Press, Lindsay Lohan failed a drug and alcohol screening test that assessed the actresses’ substance intake within the last month. The struggling actress has pledged she will reshape her image and even appeared in a skit during the 2010 MTV VMA show poking fun at her alcohol problems.
Finally, it seems that comedian Zach Galifianakis is getting his due. The comedian had been performing hilarious stand-up for years before catapulting to fame in The Hangover, and now he’s set to star alongside Robert Downey, Jr. in Due Date. You can see the official trailer for Due Date in the video below, and preview what looks to be one of the funniest movies of the year.
For someone who just released an album, Tamar Kaprelian is surprisingly grounded. And perhaps that is also why Tamar’s music has an undeniable sense of honesty and sincerity. The talented singer introduces a flurry of emotion on Sinner Or A Saint, but whatever the mood, it never feels manufactured or forced. In this Bloginity exclusive interview, Tamar discusses her album as well as her inspirations, and divulges some secrets about her personal life.
Fans from around world may apply online to take part in a random drawing for seats on the 83rd Academy Awards red carpet.
Evidently, Lady Gaga chose the MTV VMA 2010 show to illustrate her new movement in fashion – that clothing should be tasty as well as stylish. The Lady Gaga meat dress married fashion and function in a carnivorous sartorial delight. Although PETA probably didn’t appreciate the Lady Gaga meat dress, Bloginity sure did. And we were so inspired by Lady Gaga’s meat dress that we’ve prepared a special MTV VMA 2010 recipe: Lady Gaga Kebabs.
Tiffany Livingston may be known for her beauty, but now her brain is getting her some attention as well. But not in a good way. Tiffany Livingston, a 21-year-old Playboy model, attempted to open the door of her plane mid-flight due to intense anxiety. Livingston reportedly suffers from anxiety attacks, though this was the worst.
Eminem hasn’t won any awards yet, but MTV has bestowed quite an honor on the rapper – it’s been announced that Eminem will open the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards show. Eminem is nominated for eight awards at the 2010 VMAs, thanks to his tremendous effort, Recovery.
9-year-old Willow Smith, the daughter of Will and Jada Smith, has just signed with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation and has released her first single, “Whip My Hair.” The official video for “Whip My Hair” will be shot later this month. According to Will and Jada, they found Roc Nation to be a good home for Willow Smith because of the label’s passion and integrity.
America’s Got Talent chose its final four last night, and the contestants were a show, to say the least. The America’s Got Talent final four consists of Michael Grimm, Prince Poppycock, Fighting Gravity and Jackie Evancho. Below, you can see pictures of the America’s Got Talent final four in the performances that earned a spot in the finals.
Tom Brady, New England Patriots quarterback and husband of Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen, was involved in a two-car accident in Boston this morning. Brady was reportedly unhurt, and Bundchen was not in the car at the time. According to his team, Brady was not hospitalized and has no excuse for missing practice. Pictures of Tom Brady’s crash are below.
It saddens us to bring you the news that Rich Cronin, former singer of boy band LFO, died Wednesday due to complications from leukemia. News of Rich Cronin’s death was reported on Twitter by Lance Bass, of ‘NSYNC fame. “Sad sad day that Rich Cronin died- was a amazing guy. : (” Lance Bass posted around 8 p.m. Wednesday.
If you thought Google was fast before, get ready for it to be faster. The mystery surrounding the Google logo and Google homepage changes has been solved – it all seems to have been a digital drumroll for Google’s new Google Instant. Google Instant is what the name implies: instant results, even before you’re done typing. Auto-complete is now obsolete, as Google Instant is the next step in predictive search technology. The Google Instant search enhancement looks just like the standard Google search, until the search bar moves to the top of the page and your results begin cascading below.
The 2010 MTV Video Music Award show is just a few days away, as all the action goes down September 12 at 8 p.m. As a preview of chaos to come, you can see the extended version of Eminem’s 2010 VMA promo video below. The extended version of the Eminem VMA promo features the song “Not Afraid,” which was the first single from Eminem’s recently released album, Recovery.
Mike Edwards, a founding member of the band ELO, was killed while driving when a giant bale of hay weighing 700 lbs smashed into his car. Mike Edwards played cello for the group from 1972 until 1975.
It seems as though every day, we discover something new that iPods, iPads and iPhones can do. Today, it’s controlling the Parrot AR Drone, a unique quadricopter, also known as the Drone missile.