Central Perk comes to life in honor of the show's 20th anniversary
OMG! Remember back in January of 2013 when we first learned that China opened up a replica of the fictional Central Perk coffee shop made famous in the long-running sitcom Friends? Well, have I got some GREAT NEWS for you New Yorkers. In honor of the 20th anniversary of Friends next month, a pop-up coffee shop that will be made to look like Central Perk will be open for business in NYC. That’s right, folks. Starting next month, YOU will be able to live out your Friends coffee shop fantasies in a real life Central Perk of your own. Woot!! More »
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A solo album and A 3rd Eye Girl album
Remember back in April when we learned the exciting news that Prince re-signed with his record label Warner Bros. Records to release a new album with his new band 3rd Eye Girl? Well, today we learn that that album has been given a release date … along with another entirely NEW solo album that was written, recorded and performed by Prince. His Purple Majesty announces today that he will be releasing two new albums on the same day next month … which means we are in for a LOT of funky new Prince music very soon. Read on to learn more about these TWO new Prince albums. More »
New music, New compilation
Eminem has just released a new song titled Guts Over Fear which, like the song he wrote for the new Denzel Washington movie The Equalizer, features Sia on guest vocals. Along with the song release comes news that Em is readying the release of a new 2-disc compilation album that will feature classic tracks and brand new music from Eminem‘s various solo and group projects. Click the embed above to hear the really spectacular Guts Over Fear in full and then click below to learn more about Eminem‘s upcoming new compilation album ShadyXV, due out in November. More »
“Every woman should feel confident and beautiful ..."
Last month, our dear Britney Spears (Queen of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, btw) announced the forthcoming release of her own line of lingerie called The Intimate Collection. Since then, she has released two promo photos HERE and HERE from the line. Today we learn that The Intimate Collection won’t be made up solely of lingerie, it will also offer sleepwear, loungewear and other comfy sort of clothing. Click below to see a new promo photo of Britney modeling sleepwear from her line and learn more about the other offerings to come from The Intimate Collection by Britney Spears. More »
The Return of Hil. D
Back in March we learned that Hilary Duff scored a new record deal to put out new music after she teased us for the past year that she was working on new stuff. Today we get our first listen of Hilary‘s new single Chasing The Sun. Hil. D posted the CUTEST video on Instagram that both teases her new single AND shows us how much fun she is. Click below to hear a snippet of Chasing The Sun and learn more about Hilary‘s new music to come. More »
His sons were honored as well
Nickelodeon held its first-ever Kids’ Choice Sports Awards here in LA last night and they honored retired soccer superstar David Beckham with the inaugural Legend Award during the show’s taping. Becks brought his sons Romeo James and Cruz David up on stage with him to accept his award and the trio were completely sloshed in golden slime. As you may know, recipients of awards at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards usually get green slime dumped on them … but Becks‘s award was extra special, hence the extra special golden slime. Click thru the gallery to see just how slimey the Beckham men got (and check out how pissed Cruz looked after he realized his shirt got ruined) on stage. Then, click below to read the press release announcement about Becks‘s latest Nickelodeon honor. More »
"Thor is no longer worthy"
Breaking comic book news to pass along right now … Marvel Comics has announced that one of its oldest and most beloved superheroes is going to undergo a change. The Mighty Thor — god of Thunder, worthy of spirit to wield the powerful hammer Mjolnir — will, for some reason, be deemed unworthy of his superhero mantle and will be replaced by a woman! That’s right folks, the new Thor will be a woman in the comic books. The View announcement gave no details about the gender change, only that the superhero god will soon become a goddess, but you can read the full press release announcement from Marvel below. Hmmm. More »
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"The Past Can't Be Washed Away"
With mere weeks left before the 4th and final season of The Killing is released on Netflix, we are getting a lot of promo materials from the show. Thus far, we’ve gotten a promo poster for The Killing as well as the first trailer for the upcoming final season. Today we get to check out a pair of just-released character photos that feature lead characters Sarah Linden (Mireille Enos) and Stephen Holder (Joel Kinnaman) lookin’ all moody and stuff. I’m so anxious to see this new season and this continued promo push is just amping up my excitement! More »
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Listen to her new single 'Run-Time' NOW!
Imogen Heap, who I love SO MUCH, is readying the release of a new album titled Sparks and I am FREAKING out with excited anticipation. I fell in love with Imogen when she toured with Rufus Waiwright on his first US tour way back in the late 90s. Rufus was great on that tour but my first boyfriend and I became obsessed with Imogen. Her debut album didn’t do much here in the US so she released her next album under the moniker Frou Frou and found the success she deserved. I’ve been hearing crazy things about the creation of her new album Sparks, things confirmed by the press release that is posted below. Click below to see the cover for Sparks, learn more about the album and listen to her new song Run-Time in full. More »
Stand-Up special, Docu-series AND Talk Show!
Chelsea Handler announced earlier this year that she is leaving the E! network when her contract is up later this year and ever since she made that announcement, folks have been clamoring for information about where she might end up next. Today, Netflix has announced that they have signed Chelsea to a multi-tier deal that will give her a stand-up comedy special, a docu-series type show AND a revolutionary new talk show — which will all air on demand on Netflix. The future of television programming is here, y’all. More »
Posted under: Chelsea Handler, Netflix