It Looks Like the Protest was a Success
Earlier this month the Walt Disney Company crowned Brave character Princess Merida as its 11th Disney Princess and celebrated by giving the character a makeover that slimmed her down and “sexed” her up. As a result, angry fans launched a public protest of the changes and demanded that Disney Pixar undo the changes to the character so that she can “exist” as non-glam character she was created to be. Today we hear from Disney Pixar officially on Facebook that they are listening to the fan backlash and have promised that the “integrity and appearance” of Princess Merida will NOT be changed after all. I’d say that the angry fans handily won this battle. Click below to read the full text of Disney Pixar‘s Merida statement. More »
"I am proud to announce ..."
Yesterday we learned the bummer news that bassist Eric Avery has decided NOT to tour with Nine Inch Nails when the band hits the road later this year on a new world tour. Today we learn from Trent Reznor himself that former NIN bassist Robin Finck will step in to fill the void on tour. TR posted the news along with the photo of Robin in rehearsals on the official Nine Inch Nails website today … which also happens to be Trent‘s birthday. So, yay! Click below to read the full text of Reznor‘s statement about Finck‘s return to NIN. More »
A Dozen US States Have Now Legalized Same-Sex Marriage!!!
Just last week we learned the JOYOUS news that Delaware became the 11th US state to legalize same-sex marriage, just days after Rhode Island became the 10th state to legalize same-sex marriage. Today we learn the AMAZING news that Minnesota has followed suit and yesterday became the 12th US state to legalize same-sex marriage. After the Minnesota House of Representatives passed their marriage equality bill last week, the Minnesota Senate passed the bill … and Governor Mark Dayton intends to wast no time signing that bill into law (in a special ceremony later today). Starting this August, same-sex couples in Minnesota will be allowed to marry! Woot!!! More »
Posted under: Same-Sex Marriage
Live Another Day
There has been a LOT of exciting talk in the past few days about the reported television return of the beloved action/drama series 24, starring Kiefer Sutherland as CTU agent/superhero Jack Bauer … and today we learn some really great OFFICIAL NEWS. It was suggested that 24 might return as a limited, 13 episode series IF Sutherland agreed to reprise his role. Fox has announced today, officially, that Kiefer has signed on to play Jack Bauer again in a new version of 24 that will feature only 13 episodes. The show will be titled 24: Live Another Day. According to the press release, which you can read in full below, the show will feature 24 hours of action in a compressed 13-episode timeframe. HMMM. More »
Earlier this year I fell IN LOVE with the prequel series The Carrie Diaries which tells the story of young Carrie Bradshaw before she grows up and stars in Sex and the City. It was touch and go for the past month or so as The CW decided whether or not it was going to renew the series for a second season. Today we learn the amazing news that The Carrie Diaries has been picked up for season 2 so … rejoice! We have a whole new season of The Carrie Diaries to look forward to! Yay!! More »
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Yesterday afternoon a LOT of news came out concerning which TV shows got renewed for next season and which TV shows did not get renewed … but among the melee of happy/sad news came the report that Fox is considering bringing the AMAZING series 24 back to TV! Yes, folks, 24 may be back on the air very soon. At this point, nothing has been decided officially … but according to Deadline, Kiefer Sutherland has been approached to reprise his role as Jack Bauer … if he signs on, 24 will likely come back as a “limited series”. In short, OMG! 24 MIGHT BE COMING BACK TO TV!!!!!!! More »
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Yesterday we got to enjoy a bit of gratuitous male flesh when I posted a few photos of British Olympic diver Tom Daley doing a bit of training in Fort Lauderdale, FL this week. Today, we get to enjoy a bit MORE male gratuitousness … I hope you don’t mind :) Last month we saw photos of Zac Efron showing off a bit of cleavage on the set of his new film Townies. Today we get to see new photos of Zac showing off more than just cleavage. As you can see below, Zac is giving us full view of his beefed up chest. Would you like to take a look? More »
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DE Becomes the 11th State to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage!
Just last Friday we learned that the state of Rhode Island became the 10th state in the United States of America to legalize same-sex marriage and today we learn that just last night, Delaware became the 11th state to legalize same-sex marriage. Just days after the RI legislature passed their bill and Governor Lincoln Chafee signed it into law, the DE legislature followed suit last night. Delaware Governor Jack Markell wasted NO TIME signing that state’s bill into law, bringing the total states to enjoy marriage equality to 11! Happy, Happy Day!! More »
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So … you’re gonna hafta indulge a bit of gratuitousness in this post but … when I came upon these new photos of British Olympic diver Tom Daley doing his thing at a training facility in Fort Lauderdale, FL yesterday … well … I simply had to share the wealthy. Altho I’m not a big sports person, there are some sports that catch my eye from time to time. I become a hockey fan when my beloved Detroit Red Wings make the playoffs, I become a baseball fan anytime I go to the ball park (either here in LA, at home in Detroit or on vacay in NY) and I’ll be a soccer fan as long as David Beckham still plays professionally. Tom Daley had made me a bit of a diving fan because, well, it’s a fun sport to watch. Click thru the gallery to see Daley in action as he practices his diving skills. I think these photos might make you a bit of a diving fan as well ;)
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His extreme hotness Ryan Gosling is currently in Detroit, MI directing his first film How to Catch a Monster and lest you think Gosling is the kind of director who sits his butt on a chair while everyone else does the manual labor around him, I have a few photos to share with all y’all to show that that is not the case. Over the weekend, Ryan was spied doing quite a bit of heavy lifting on set because that’s just the kind of guy he is. It might not sound all that exciting … but when you see the photos, I think you’ll find all this heavy lifting a lot more exciting than you may have thought. More »