Good, Bad, and Ugly

Who crowned the King of Pop?

July 8, 2009

Fans overlook Michael Jackson’s dark side

In the days following the self-proclaimed king of pop’s death on June 25 aged 50, reports of prescription-drug abuse have served as eerie reminders of the pharmaceutical cocktails that Presley was taking before he died in 1977.

He was alive when he made it…

July 1, 2009

‘Transformers’ $60.6 mln debut topples Wed. record

The effects rich, alien versus robot war movie, came close to eclipsing last year’s single-day debut of Batman movie “The Dark Knight,” which posthumously starred actor Heath Ledger and took in $67.2 million in domestic markets on its Friday debut.

He didn’t marry Mia…

June 21, 2009
Woody Allen eyes Carla Bruni for film role   Something of a specialist in creating roles for women, he made Diane Keaton a star with “Annie Hall” in 1977 and has since worked with actresses ranging from his former wife Mia Farrow to Mira Sorvino and Scarlett Johansson.

Correction….Allen was never married to Mia Farrow as you erroneously state.
I guess my question is: why don’t you have a more visible way to comment or correct stories? Had to dig for his and am not sure this is the right place…

Letterman and Palin

June 16, 2009

McCain defends Palin against Letterman

Letterman joked that a Palin daughter, presumably Bristol, 18, had sex with New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez during a baseball game the ex-vice presidential candidate attended. Bristol gave birth to a child last year fathered by her former fiance.

Susan Boyle story

June 16, 2009

I awoke to my Comcast top news stories which included one on Susan Boyle.

How could your journalists drag up the worst possbile photo from ages ago and report that she has pulled out of the tour when she has clearly been announced to be performing today again. We are very disappointed in reporting under the Reuters name that is so clearly tabloid negative hearsay.

So what if he’s white?

June 3, 2009

Twilight” sweeps MTV Awards

Sweeping high above the studio on a harness, Cohen hit an obstacle, spun down toward the audience and landed face down in the lap of Eminem, exposing his naked bottom to both the white rapper and to millions of viewers watching the awards show live on television.

Not his poem?

May 20, 2009

Poem by teenaged Bob Dylan up for auction

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A hand-written poem by a teenaged Bob Dylan and signed Bobby Zimmerman goes on auction on June 23 during a Christie’s pop culture sale, the auction house said on Tuesday.

Dom DeLuise roles

May 8, 2009

Dom DeLuise dies at age 75

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Dom DeLuise, the U.S. comic actor who gained fame on television and in movies such as “Blazing Saddles” and “Smokey and the Bandit II,” has died at age 75.

Not Cirque du Soleil?

May 6, 2009

Billy Elliot’ leads race for top US theater honors

The best theatrical event award pits comedian Will Ferrell’s show “You’re Welcome America. A Final Night with George W. Bush” against entertainer Liza Minnelli’s “Liza’s at The Palace,” Cirque du Soleil’s “Slava’s Snowshow” and Chinese production “Soul of Shaolin.”

Big difference…

April 24, 2009

Colorado man arrested for shooting bounty hunter “Dog”

DENVER (Reuters) – A Colorado man was arrested on Wednesday after eyewitnesses claimed he may have fired a gun at reality TV star Duane “Dog” Chapman as the bounty hunter tried to apprehend him, police said.