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  • John Mayer: The writer behind the controversial Playboy interview speaks out

     
    The week's biggest pop story isn't the "We Are the World" remake or the new Erykah Badu single -- even if it should be -- but the fallout from John Mayer's recent interview with veteran music writer Rob Tannenbaum in......
  • 'Lost' reading list: the show's creators discuss literary influences, from Stephen King to Flannery O'Connor

     
    Ever since Sawyer was shown reading “Watership Down” in Season One of “Lost,” an abundance of carefully placed works of literature have been featured on the show (in gym bags, on book shelves, in episode titles), spawning “Lo...
  • No stars, no-name director, Atlas Shrugs its way to the screen

     
    The much discussed, oft-delayed film of Ayn Rand's novel Atlas Shrugged may start shooting June 11, with the exercise equipment mogul who owns the rights footing the bill, a no-name director and none of the prominent names–Brad and Angelina, etc. &#...
  • Brand X Files: 'Birther Queen' gets 368,000 votes. New Gary Coleman will. Who's 'Icing' who, bro?

     
    "Birther Queen" Orly Taitz loses California secretary of state bid but still gets 368,000 votes: Apparently, many Californians like surrealism with their politics and I, for one, am very, very sorry she won't be on the GOP ballot this fall. (TPM) Like...
  • Will 'SVU' be good luck charm for Ann-Margret at Emmys?

     
    Ann-Margret might finally nab the Emmy that has eluded her five times with her guest actress bid for "Law & Order: SVU." Over the years, guest actresses on this procedural drama have garnered 14 Emmy nominations resulting in four wins: Amanda Plummer...
  • In Hollywood, all trains lead to Fillmore

     
    Dave Wilkinson steered his pickup truck along a bumpy dirt road before making a sharp turn across a train track and parking in front of three big-top tents that rise above fields of beets and garbanzo beans. Wilkinson lowered his......
  • Gore Verbinski not on board for more 'Pirates of the Caribbean'

    The Black Pearl will next set sail without its metaphorical captain. Gore Verbinski, who directed the first three "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies, will not return for the fourth, according to Variety. "I had a fantastic time bringing 'Pirates' to...
  • 'Bioshock' put on hold

    Maybe Gore Verbinski should've stayed above the water, not below it. Verbinski, director of the first three "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies, has run into budget problems with undersea adventure "Bioshock," according to The Hollywood Reporter. The...
  • The Wikipedia Revolution

    Wikipedia is more than just a website; it is a global community if contributors who have banded together out of a shared passion for making knowledge free. Its significance in our culture continues to evolve as more editors contribute to an ever-growing...
  • Actor Jeffrey Donovan

    On the USA television series "Burn Notice," he plays a do-it-yourself ex-spy. That same DIY mentality follows actor Jeffrey Donovan in his own life. Reached by e-mail, he told me that he loved to plan out and "actually do my own renovations. I designed...
  • A house fit for an Apprentice

    Perhaps it was his quick decision-making ability that helped Chicagoan Bill Rancic win the top spot on last season's edition of the NBC reality show, "The Apprentice." Donald Trump, after all, is not one to suffer indecisive types gladly. But has Trump...