The Mayans will ride again
Earlier this month we learned from series creator Kurt Sutter that FX is still very much interested in producing a prequel series to Sons of Anarchy which may air on the network some time in the future (after Sutter‘s new FX series The Bastard Executioner gets settled on the network). Today, tho, we learn that another Sons of Anarchy series may come to FX sooner than the SoA prequel. Sutter reveals that he is developing a SoA spin-off series that will focus on the rival motorcycle club The Mayans, who were featured on Sons of Anarchy. At this early stage, there aren’t a lot of concrete details about this possible show but we do have enough info for SoA fans to get excited about. More »
"I will never admit to liking Giuliana... I don’t think she’s a good person."
There’s nothing more frustrating than getting little glimpses here and there of a celebrity beef, but never really getting the full story (okay, there are, like 72 other things more frustrating, but this is pretty annoying). I am really aching to know what happened betwixt Kelly Osbourne and Giuliana Rancic because, damn. This is some seriously bad blood. Osbourne quit E!’s Fashion Police a while back, but she’s not done fuming about her former co-star. Click inside for more!
'The Hateful Eight' is a timely film, but he didn't plan it that way
In about five months you won’t be able to find me because I’ll be racing to the theatres, about as swiftly as I did for Django Unchained, to bear witness to Quentin Tarantino‘s latest, The Hateful Eight. Tarantino recently spoke to Vulture about the production and I was happy to see that he’s willing to draw connections between the white supremacy prevalent during the post-Civil Rights era his film is set in, and the white supremacy that still plagues this country today. Click inside for more.
They also talked Kanye West, Rihanna and artistry
As of this moment, I am incredibly jealous of all the people who right now who are enjoying (or, you know, not enjoying because it’s not exactly for their enjoyment) the artist Banksy’s life-size bemusement park, Dismaland. LIFE IS NOT FAIR, as evidenced by the fact that I will not get to see it, nor will I get to see this performance by Run the Jewels at the opening. I am pleased, however, that the Guardian managed to orchestrate an interview between Banksy and Killer Mike and El-P AKA Run the Jewels. It’s a really interesting meeting of the minds, so click inside for more!
"I’ve had [depression] for many, many years and it’s referred to as the black dog"
Morrissey sat down for an extremely rare interview with Larry King on his new online series Larry King Now on Ora TV. In his interview, Moz opens up about a host of topics, ranging from his cancer diagnosis to Donald Trump to the music business to an incident that took place last month when he alleges that he was groped by a TSA agent. Nothing is seemingly off limits in this new sit down interview with Morrissey and as you can see below, he is very free with his opinions on everything. This interview is very Morrissey. Click below to watch video of Moz‘s chat with Larry King and get a nice earful of what he has to say about pretty much everything going on right now. Below you will find clips of Morrissey speaking on various topics with Larry King. More »
“I have to take care of myself in order to live life the way I want to”
Scandal star Kerry Washington is featured on the cover and in the pages of the new issue of Self magazine, looking about as HAWT as she ever has. In her cover story interview, Kerry talks about the fitness regimen she employs to look absolutely fabulous. And while her Self magazine interview is interesting to read, it’s the photos that I can’t get over. It’s amazing how Kerry is able to be a veritable superwoman and still find the time to work out and stay healthy. Click below to check out photos from Kerry‘s Self photospread, read excerpts from her interview and watch behind the scenes video from her photoshoot … and prepare to be jealous of her flawlessness. More »
"You were looking at me in a way that I recognize."
Sir Patrick Stewart, one of the greatest living actors of our time, paid a visit to Conan O’Brien‘s late night talk show last night to promote his latest project (The Blunt Talk) and was queried by Conan about a recent kiss that Stewart shared with his longtime BFF Sir Ian McKellan on the red carpet of a recent premiere event. Stewart explained where the inspriation for the same-sex kiss came from and then offered to kiss Conan in much the same way. Conan, obviously couldn’t pass up the chance to share a smooch with Patrick Stewart and BAM! … the magic happened right before our eyes. Click below to watch video of Conan O’Brien kissing Patrick Stewart and have your entire day made. More »
Straight outta non-misogynistic terms for women
Hey guys. Soooo remember a while back I got sorta, kinda, hugely pissed off over the casting call for women hoping for a part in the NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton? Remember how the women were ranked according to skin tone, with the light-skinned Beyoncé prototypes at the top of the list, and the “Poor, not in good shape. Medium to dark skin tone” women at the bottom. I wasn’t sure then if I was going to be heading into theatres to see this movie, and I’m still not sure, especially with this awesomely misogynistic new quote from Ice Cube. Click inside for more.
"Scandal is getting back to what it does best: Gladiating"
So I’m working on an essay about black women [shocker] in TV and how things certain images and stereotypes are and are not changing, which was a great excuse to go back and watch Season One of Scandal. And daaammmmnnnnn I love that season! Shadow&Act made a great point about how, in that season, Scandal felt like it could have been more like the show Damages, but then ended up going in a very different route. I’d forgotten about so many cool storylines, and as I headed into Season Two I felt similar pangs of nostalgia for the Scandal of old. Well, chin up Gladiators. Shonda Rhimes suggests that she has heard our cries about how we want that old thing back, and Scandal Season Five will be all about the Gladiators. Click inside for more!
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"The Reign of Beyoncé"
Beyoncé, the queen herself, is featured on the cover and in the pages of the new issue of Vogue magazine … and not just any issue of Vogue but the hallowed September Issue of the world’s fashion Bible. “There is only one September Issue, and there is only one Beyoncé. Moving, morphing, leading, flaunting: such is the power of Beyoncé that just one letter tells us who she is. Margo Jefferson, pulitzer-prize winning cultural critic, explores what it takes to run the world.” Bey‘s cover story feature has yet to be released online but the first images from her spread have been released for our viewing pleasure. Photographed by Mario Testino, Beyoncé commands the cover of Vogue this month. Click below to see Beyoncé‘s cover photo, as well as a few photos from the accompanying photospread, and read a tiny preview of the forthcoming cover story feature. More »