‘A Game’ Over

A few weeks ago I shared that I have FINALLY started reading the A Song of Ice and Fire book series by George R.R. Martin and last night I finished in full Book I, A Game of Thrones. While the books are not short, they are extremely easy to read. Some of the information is difficult to keep straight, what with all the names, houses, lands, legends, etc., but Martin manages to tell his epic tale in a very easy to follow manner. As much as I really enjoy the HBO adaptation of the tale, I found the original source material just as entertaining. More »

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Les News, 051012

  • Cat with Things on its Head [Buzzfeed]
  • Nina Dobrev has Got Milk. [ONTD!]
  • Cameron Diaz promises never to appear on Glee. [PopSugar]
  • Johnny Depp reveals that he is not splitting from Vanessa Paradis. [GossipCop]
  • Kate Moss covers Vogue magazine with David Beckham‘s big rope. [Oh La La]
  • Prince Charles delivers the weather. [Towleroad]
  • The Olympic Flame for the 2012 London Summer Games has been lit. [Newser]
  • The Campaign [Heavy]
  • Nicki Minaj hangs with her cute little stalkers again. [Idolator]
  • Keane returns with Strangeland. [arjanwrites]
  • Rihanna is set to perform on the American Idol season finale. [Starpulse]
  • Time magazine publishes a very bold coverphoto. [Global Grind]
  • Wow, Lindsay, those are some tragic eyebrows. [LaineyGossip]
  • Kenan Thompson (Saturday Night Live) is 34, Richard Patrick of Filter is 44, Young MC is 45, Linda Evangelista is 47 and Bono of U2 is 52 years old. Click HERE to see who else is celebrating a birthday today.
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Joss Whedon Pens A Thank You Letter To Fans Of ‘The Avengers’

In the wake of the record-breaking box office weekend enjoyed by The Avengers last weekend, writer/director Joss Whedon has a personal (and funny) message to share with his fans peeps. Joss penned a humorous letter that he has published online that expresses his personal thanks in the most Whedonesque way possible. You can read his full message below, followed by a very lengthy (and, again, hilarious/totally fictional) Q&A that is meant as a love letter to his fans, I mean, peeps. Sit back, relax and ready below. More »

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Susan Sarandon And Daughter Eva Amurri Martino To Star In Mother’s Day Indie Drama

It wont be out in time for this Mother’s Day on Sunday obviously, but Deadline is reporting today that a new Indie film is in the works which will be all about mothers and daughters and follow 12 sets of them over the course of a single Mother’s Day. The first mom-daughter duo has been cast and it is Susan Sarandon and her daughter Eva Amurri Martino. Which other mother and daughter actress pairs would you want to see in this new drama? More »

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Michael ‘Mike D’ Diamond Comments Publicly On The Death Of Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch

Last week, as you all should know, the world suffered the lost of Beastie Boys member Adam MCA Yauch. A few days after his tragic death, fellow Beastie Boys member Adam Ad-Rock Horovitz commented publicly on his friend/brother’s passing. Today, we get to hear from the third member of Beastie Boys, Michael Mike D Diamond. Mike D posted a photo and his personal comments on the Beastie Boys‘s official Facebook profile … which you can see/read in full below. More »

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New Mom Jessica Simpson Tweets ‘I Am So In Love With Baby Maxwell’

Jessica Simpson gave birth to her darling daughter, Maxwell Drew Johnson, just 10 days ago but she seems to be doing amazingly well. We haven’t yet been lucky enough to get a pic of the blessed baby, who no doubt is a total cutie, but today we heard from the new mom herself, who tweeted to her fans how she is feeling in the first few weeks of motherhood. More »

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Watch: Alanis Morissette Releases A Lyric Video For New Single ‘Guardian’

Last week we got to check out the single cover artwork for Alanis Morissette‘s new single Guardian, the first from her forthcoming album Havoc and Bright Lights (due out in August). Today we get to hear the song in FULL, courtesy of a lyric video that has been released for the track. As you can hear below, Guardian is a bona fide Alanis Morissette song … I think fans of the singer will be very pleased with this new single. Check it out below. More »

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Watch: Ryan Gosling And Emma Stone’s ‘Gangster Squad’ Trailer Hits The Internet

A few months back we got to see some smoking HOT pics of Ryan Gosling on the set of Gangster Squad. Today we get the first view of the trailer for the new crime thriller, based on the true story of the LAPD’s battle with the East Coast mob in the 1940s and ’50s. Check out mega hot Ryan, the gorgeous Emma Stone, as well as Josh Brolin and Sean Penn in this seriously COOL and STEAMY new flick. More »

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Russell Brand To Host The 2012 MTV Movie Awards

MTV has announced today that Russell Brand will be hosting this year’s 2012 MTV Movie Awards on June 3rd. This will be Russell’s first time hosting the MTV Movie Awards, but he has done work on an MTV trophy show and MTV Music Video Awards back in 2008 and 2009. What do you think of the British comedian, star of the upcoming film Rock of Ages hosting this year’s fan-voted awards? Thumbs up or down? More »

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Anna Faris And Chris Pratt Are Expecting Their First Baby

Anna Faris is pregnant with hubby, Chris Pratt and her first child, and due this fall according to a confirmed report by Us Weekly. The couple met on the set of Take Me Home Tonight and got married in July 2009, and have often talked about wanting a big family. Well, they’re off and running. Exciting news for the Faris-Pratt family! Congrats! More »

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