"Back in the day"
19 year old Maggie Poukkula, daughter of musician Tony Poukkula, stumbled upon photos that were taken during Nirvana‘s first live performance ever back in 1987 and graciously decided to share the wealth with the rest of the world via social media. Found pressed between the pages of a Kurt Cobain biography owned by her father, the photos feature the members of Nirvana playing their first gig ever with Tony Poukkula. The photos, which you can see below, have never been seen before and mark the first time ever that the members of Nirvana played a show in public … so basically, the photos are historical in nature. Click below to have a look and see photos of Nirvana in action during their first concert ever. More »
They wouldn't let her perform so ...
Back in 2013, Miley Cyrus caused a bit of a pop culture ruckus with her racy performance at the MTV Video Music Awards with Robin Thicke. This year, she will be hosting the entire VMAs show. Miley confirmed the news that she has been tapped to host the VMAs this year with a photo she posted on on her official Twitter profile making the announcement. “MTV won’t let me perform” she joked before adding “So I’m hosting this year’s VMAs“. Click below to see Miley‘s Twitter announcement about her hosting the VMAs this year and save the date, MTV will air the 2015 installment of the Video Music Awards on August 30. More »
Pleased to meet you
Just about a week ago, we got our first official look at the new cast of Ghostbusters in costume, courtesy of director Paul Feig. Today we learn the names of the characters played by Kirsten Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones and Melissa McCarthy … again, courtesy of Feig. Additionally, we learn officially that original Ghostbusters star Dan Aykroyd will be appearing in this new Ghostbusters remake, altho he wasn’t probably supposed to spill those beans just yet. Dan recently posted on his official Twitter profile the news that he was on the Ghostbusters set filming a scene … and then removed that tweet from his timeline. Click below to learn the names of the new group of Ghostbusters and read the tweets that Aykroyd posted about the movie that he did not delete from his account. More »
Rock Opera, actually
Now that Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails has got himself a Grammy Award and an Oscar it looks like he is making a serious play for attaining EGOT status (ie. an artist who has won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award). It has been revealed that Reznor has teamed up with author Chuck Palaniuk for a rock opera / musical theater adaptation of Fight Club. It seems that news of this forthcoming project hasn’t been officially released yet but Palaniuk just can’t help but share info about the project … and then quickly delete it from social media. Should this rock opera incarnation of Fight Club be a success, it could nab Reznor a Tony Award … which would mean he would only need to win an Emmy Award to achieve EGOT status … which would be very possible should his Year Zero TV project ever come to fruition. More »
Altho Hannibal will be ending its run on NBC at the close of this current third season, the news about the episodes of the show CONTINUES to get better … which only makes Hannibal‘s cancellation all the more tragic. You may recall that at the start of this week, we got to see the excellent new trailer for Hannibal that was released at San Diego Comic-Con last weekend and features very heavily the introduction of the Red Dragon character on the show. As if news of the Red Dragon‘s arrival on Hannibal wasn’t amazing enough, we learn today that Siouxsie Sioux of Siouxsie and the Banshees has composed a piece of original music to be featured on the season 3 finale episode of Hannibal. I mean … that a show of this caliber can be deemed unworthy of airing on TV is just THE saddest thing ever. More »
He knocked up his stylist Briana Jungwirth
Louis Tomlinson, one of the members of the massively successful boy band One Direction, is going to be a father according to a new report from People magazine. Altho Louis has yet to confirm the news, or comment publicly at all, People seems very confident in their reporting that Louis got his stylist Briana Jungwirth pregnant with the couple’s first child. To be honest, when I first heard this news, I thought it was a joke. After all, back in 2012, Louis made a joke on April Fool’s Day that he was going to be a father. Now, 3 years later, that joke has become reality … apparently. Click below to read the deets as reported by People magazine and get excited? A member of 1D is going to be a dad … which is so weird if you really think about it. More »
"stop pretending we're friends"
Welp, it would seem that the bromance that grew between former boybander Zayn Malik and producer Shahid Naughty Boy Khan has come to an end in the wake of a couple of tweets posted by Zayn on his official Twitter profile calling out Naughty as a “faker” (among other colorful things). As you may recall, Zayn decided to leave One Direction in an attempt at a solo career with Naughty Boy in his corner. There have been a few months of odd behavior on Zayn‘s part and new music leaks supposedly on Naughty Boy‘s part … which, it would appear, caused Zayn to lash out publicly at his former BFF. As you can read below, Zayn is these days referring to Naughty as a “fat joke” who “ain’t shit” but is a “faker”. HMMM. Yeah, I’m gonna guess that these two have had a falling out … which MIGHT suggest that Zayn is no longer interested in being a solo star and MIGHT be interested in getting back with his 1D boyband mates. HMMM. More »
The new kid on the Hell's Kitchen block
Back in early June, we learned that The Walking Dead star Jon Bernthal won the role of The Punisher / Frank Castle in the upcoming second season of Marvel’s Daredevil on Netflix. Today we get our first look at Bernthal in character on the NYC set of DD, which has begun filming production. While the eyes of the nerd world are focused on San Diego Comic-Con here in SoCal, the folks producing Marvel’s Daredevil have been hard at work on the east coast filming the new season of episodes. The first photos of Jon as The Punisher were snapped by a fan … and even tho they’re a bit blurry, they do give us our first look at Jon Berthal as our fave anti-hero vigilante The Punisher. More »
Leia, Luke & Han in the buliding
Star Wars held its big panel discussion at San Diego Comic-Con yesterday to a packed Hall H of attendees. People have been camped out on the street for days waiting for a chance to gain access to this Star Wars panel discussion and they were treated to a great event. Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker) and Harrison Ford (Han Solo) were in attendance at yesterday’s Star Wars Comic-Con panel discussion (Harrison‘s first public appearance event since his plane crash last March) and, as a bonus, a behind the scenes video was shown to the Hall H audience before it was released in full online. Click the embed above to watch this really fantastic Star Wars Comic-Con Reel. I couldn’t help but get choked up a bit … The Force Awakens really does look like it is going to be movie of truly epic proportions. SDCC is a really fun event to attend in person but I really do love that studios like to share the promo wealth with the rest of the world who cannot be here in person.
Plus, see Melissa McCarthy in her 'Ghostbusters' uniform
Late last month, director Paul Feig gave us our first look at the Ghostbusters uniforms that will be worn by the all-female cast of the forthcoming Ghostbusters reboot film. Today, we see that Feig gives us our first look at the souped up car that the Ghostbusters will be driving in the movie. As you can see below, the new ECTO-1 car looks very similar to the original version of the car featured in the original Ghostbusters movie … but, I’m guessing, this new version has a few more options … like GPS navigation, Bluetooth audio, mobile wifi … you know, the usual. Additionally, actress Melissa McCarthy was spotted on the set of Ghostbusters yesterday rockin’ her new Ghostbusters uniform. See the ECTO-1 and Melissa all Ghostbustersed out below. More »