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Alec Baldwin Goes Off on Uma Thurman’s Boyfriend
In a new HBO documentary, ALEC BALDWIN rips into UMA THURMAN’S boyfriend ARPAD BUSSON for saying he’s more of a TV star than a movie star. Baldwin says, quote, “He reminds me of a B-level villain in a Bond film . . . He’s a pockmarked toady who hops from yacht to yacht and bed to bed.”
Justin Bieber Made His Bodyguards Carry Him Up the Great Wall of China
JUSTIN BIEBER is in China right now. He seems to be having a pretty good time . . . but his bodyguards? Not so much.
Pictures have emerged of Justin being CARRIED up the Great Wall of China on the shoulders of two bodyguards. There are also pics of Justin skateboarding . . . with his bodyguards running to keep up with him. (Check out the photos here.)
There’s a Poster for the New Princess Diana Movie Right Outside the Tunnel Where She Died
There’s a poster for the new PRINCESS DIANA movie right outside the Pont de l’Alma tunnel in Paris . . . which is where Diana DIED IN A CAR CRASH in 1997. The movie, “Diana”, stars NAOMI WATTS and hits theaters in the U.S. on November 1st.
The Series Finale of “Breaking Bad” Drew a Huge Audience
An estimated 10.3 million people watched the series finale of “Breaking Bad” on Sunday night. It was the show’s most-watched episode. The previous record of 6.6 million was set just last week. On top of that, the show was illegally downloaded more than 500,000 times in just the first 12 HOURS after it aired.
Bryan Cranston and Other “Breaking Bad” Stars Have Tweeted About the Finale
Naturally, a ton of celebrities talked about the “Breaking Bad” finale on Twitter, including BRYAN CRANSTON, who Tweeted, quote, “Well, this is it. The last episode ever of ‘Breaking Bad’. Thank you for sharing this ride with me. Without you we never would have lasted.”
“Breaking Bad” Made Everyone Interested in Badfinger’s Song “Baby Blue”
“Breaking Bad” ended to a BADFINGER song from 1972 called “Baby Blue“ . . . and naturally, it made interest in the song skyrocket. (It’s a small-scale version of how “The Sopranos” revitalized JOURNEY’S “Don’t Stop Believin’”.)
Tuesday TV Reminders:
• “The Voice” [Blind Auditions] . . . 8:00 to 10:00 P.M. on NBC.
• “The: Iheart Radio Music Festival, Night 2″ . . . 8:00 to 10:00 P.M. on the CW. The Las Vegas concert highlights conclude with performances by Ke$ha, Paul McCartney, Maroon 5, Bruno Mars and Drake.
• “Wolfblood” [Series Premiere] . . . 8:00 to 8:30 P.M. on Disney. A preteen werewolf show about a young girl who learns she is actually one of the “wolfblood”, not a wolf and not yet a woman.
• “The Mindy Project” . . . 9:30 to 10:00 P.M. on Fox. The National guest star when they headline the fictional Pennyfarthing Music Festival.
• “Barter Kings” [3rd Season Finale] . . . 10:00 to 11:00 P.M. on A&E.
• “Watch What Happens: Live” . . . 11:00 to 11:30 P.M. on Bravo. David Arquette and “Top Chef’s” Tom Colicchio are the guests.
• “Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell” . . . 11:00 to 11:30 P.M. on FXX. Jesse Ventura guests.
Early Morning Show Guests:
• “The Today Show” – Sandra Bullock (“Gravity”), Sean Hayes (“Sean Saves the World”), Nick Offerman (“Parks and Recreation” and “Axe Cop”), authors Elizabeth Gilbert (“The Signature of All Things: A Novel”) and Chris Matthews (“Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked”).
• “Good Morning America” – Valerie Harper and the latest “Dancing with the Stars” rejects . . . plus Christina Applegate, Sheryl Crow and Dr. Kristi Funk discusses preventative mastectomies . . . and Ann Romney pimps her cookbook “The Romney Family Table”. Music Guest: Kellie Pickler.
• “CBS This Morning” – Author Valerie Plame Wilson (“Blowback”) and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee.
Mid-Morning Show Guests:
• “Live! With Kelly and Michael” – “Long Island Medium’s” Theresa Caputo. Music Guest: Cher.
• “The View” – “Lucky 7″ stars Lorraine Bruce and Matt Long, Bill O’Reilly for his book “Killing Jesus”, and the latest “Dancing with the Stars” rejects. Jason Biggs (“Orange Is the New Black”) co-hosts.
• “Rachael Ray” – Susan Lucci (“Devious Maids”) beauty expert Gretta Monahan.
This Afternoon On TV:
• “Ellen DeGeneres” – LL Cool J (“NCIS: Los Angeles”). Music Guest: Capital Cities.
• “The Talk” – Margaret Cho (“Drop Dead Diva”) and chef Curtis Stone.
• “Katie Couric” – The parents of Trayvon Martin. Plus: How to talk with your children about race . . . and “What Would You Do?” host John Quiñones discusses the reality of race in America with Tavis Smiley.
• “Steve Harvey” – “Heroes” minx Ali Larter (for her cookbook “Kitchen Revelry”) and the cast of TLC’s “Toddlers & Tiaras”.
• “Dr. Phil” – “Dangerous and Violent Love”. Dr. Phil speaks with a woman who admits that she fears her abusive boyfriend but is also to afraid to leave him.
• “Dr. Oz Show” – “Dr. Oz Reunited With Tourist Struck by NYC Taxi”. Dr. Oz speaks with 23-year-old Siân Green, a tourist who was hit by a New York City taxicab to discuss her injury, recovery and the strangers who helped her.
• “Wendy Williams” – Marie Osmond.
• “Bethenny” – “Today’s” Hoda Kotb and the first wife of Dean McDermott, Mary Jo Eustace. (McDermott is married to Tori Spelling)
• “Queen Latifah Show” – Billy Ray Cyrus, Cedric the Entertainer (“Who Wants to Be a Millionaire”) and the cast of Animal Planet’s “Gator Boys”.
Tonight’s Late Night Talk Shows:
• “Letterman” – Sarah Michelle Gellar (“The Crazy Ones”) and Nick Offerman (“Parks and Recreation” and “Axe Cop”).
• “Jimmy Kimmel” – Clark Gregg (“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”) and Will Arnett (“The Millers”). Music Guest: Bonnie Raitt.
• “The Tonight Show” – Joseph Gordon-Levitt (“Don Jon”) and Jay Mohr (“Suburgatory”). Music Guests: Mika with Ariana Grande.
• “Jimmy Fallon” – Rebel Wilson (“Super Fun Night”) and televangelist Joel Osteen. Music Guest: Lorde.
• “Carson Daly” – Tracy Spiridakos (Charlie Matheson on “Revolution”) and author Neil Shubin (“The Universe Within”). Music Guest: ZZ Ward. (REPEAT)
• “Arsenio” – Margaret Cho (“Drop Dead Diva”) and “NFL Rush Zone’s” Rich Eisen. Music Guest: Gary Clark Jr.
• “Conan” – Hannah Simone (Cece on “New Girl”) and “Parks and Recreation’s” Adam Scott (“A.C.O.D”). Music Guest: Jake Bugg.
• “Craig Ferguson” – Patricia Heaton (“The Middle”) and author Dennis Lehane (“Live by Night: A Novel”).
• “Chelsea Lately” – Mary McCormack (“Welcome to the Family”).
• “Jon Stewart” – Author David Mitchell talks about his translation of the memoir “The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism”, which was written by thirteen-year-old Naoki Higashida.
• “The Colbert Report” – Daniel Radcliffe (“Killing Your Darlings”).
Today’s CDs Include New Music from Justin Timberlake, Nelly, and Joan Jett
• “The 20/20 Experience Part 2″, Justin Timberlake . . . The sequel to the album he released earlier this year. It includes his new 7-minute track “TKO“. And the album’s lead single “Take Back the Night“.
• “Pure Heroine”, the debut album from 16-year-old “Royals“ singer Lorde. She’s from New Zealand and her real name is Ella Yelich-O’Connor.
• “Days Are Gone”, the debut album from Haim. Their name rhymes with “time” and the group is made up of sisters Este, Danielle, and Alana Haim. For an idea of their sound, check out “The Wire“ on their SoundCloud page.
• “Unvarnished”, the tenth album from Joan Jett & The Blackhearts is their first disc of new material in seven years. They premiered the song “Any Weather” on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” last month. You can check out the video here.
• “M.O.”, the seventh album from Nelly features guests like Nicki Minaj, Pharrell, T.I., 2 Chainz, Fabolous, Wiz Khalifa, Nelly Furtado, and Florida Georgia Line.
• “Innocents”, the 11th album from bald-headed electronic DJ Moby. It includes collaborations with Skylar Grey, Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips, Mark Lanegan of the Screaming Trees, the Cold Specks, and indie singer Damien Jurado.
• “The Revolution Is Never Coming”, the debut album for the alt rock band The Red Paintings. You can check out their sound on their YouTube channel.
Today’s CDs (continued)
• “The Event II”, Deltron 3030 . . . the hip hop supergroup which consists of Del Tha Funkee Homosapien, producer Dan The Automator, and DJ Kid Koala.
Their second album has collaborations with Aaron Bruno of AWOL Nation, Zach de la Rocha from Rage Against the Machine, and Mike Patton from Faith No More.
Plus voiceovers from Joseph Gordon-Levitt and the Lonely Island.
• “Darkness In A Different Light”, the 11th album from prog rockers Fates Warning
• “Redneck Crazy”, the debut album from country singer Tyler Farr. It includes a collaboration with Colt Ford on “Chicks, Trucks and Beer”. He did a series of videos at the “redneck ranch” as a tie-in for the new album. Check ‘em out here.
• “Influence Volume 1: The Man I Am”, Randy Travis. This is an album of cover songs that influenced Randy’s career. It includes the George Jones tribute song that he did with Joe Nichols, called “Tonight I’m Playin’ Possum”.
• “Brothers Of The 4×4″, Hank Williams the Third. He calls it, quote, “Two discs of down-home redneck country music. The kind that you listen to while mud-whomping in your four by four heading out to your favorite fishin’ and huntin’ spot. It’s country music with a can of whoop-ass and a bottle of moonshine.”
• “Internal Sounds”, the 17th album from the alt-country band The Sadies
• “Jubilee”, a new disc from the folk-rock group The Deep Dark Woods. The Canadian returns with a 13-song disc. Here’s a brief preview.
Today’s DVDs Include “Glee”, “The Croods”, and Seth Rogen’s “This is the End”
• “This is the End” . . . Seth Rogen co-wrote and helped direct this comedy where he and his friends react to the world coming to an end during a party at James Franco’s house. The main cast includes Jonah Hill, Jay Baruchel, and Craig Robinson.
• “The Frozen Ground” . . . Nicolas Cage plays an Alaskan state trooper trying to catch a serial killer, with the help of a girl who escaped from him. John Cusack is the killer and Vanessa Hudgens is the one who got away.
• “Fright Night 2: New Blood” . . . The direct-to-video sequel has a completely new cast, with a guy named Will Payne taking over as vampire killer Charlie Brewster.
• “The Croods” . . . An animated Dreamworks movie about a family of prehistoric cavemen looking for a new home after the cave is destroyed. It stars Emma Stone, with Nicolas Cage as her overprotective father, and Ryan Reynolds as her boyfriend.
• “Phineas & Ferb: Mission Marvel”, the special episode where the boys team up with Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and Spider-Man to help them get their powers back.
And these TV series . . .
• “Glee: The Complete Fourth Season” . . . on a six-disc set.
• “How I Met Your Mother: The Complete Season Eight” . . . on a three-disc set.
• “New Girl: The Complete Second Season” . . . on a three-disc set.
• “Beauty and the Beast: The First Season” . . . on a six-disc set.
“NBA 2K14″ Hits Consoles Today, along with a Wii U Version of “Zelda”
• “NBA 2K14“ is out on Xbox360, PS3, and PC. Lebron James is featured on the game’s cover, and he also hand-picked this year’s soundtrack.
New Signature Skills will help you grab a rebound, throw a behind-the-back pass, or take the rock coast to coast. And “Crew mode” is back, so you can create your own logo and face off against other crews online. It’s rated E. (Trailer)
90% of Us Multitask While We’re on the Toilet
According to a new survey, 90% of Americans MULTITASK while we’re on the toilet . . . meaning we do things like read, answer email, and check Facebook. On average, half of us spend at least five minutes in the bathroom each time we go. And 75% of the people who average TEN minutes or more are MEN.
The Ten Time Wasters We Hate the Most
According to a new survey, these are the top 10 TIME WASTERS we hate the most . . .
1. Waiting on HOLD.
2. Waiting for a replacement ATM card before you can get money out again.
3. Waiting for a delivery.
4. Delayed flights.
5. Traffic jams.
6. Waiting for a repairman.
7. Waiting at the doctor or dentist’s office.
8. A late bus.
9. Waiting for friends to show up.
10. A late train or subway. (Daily Mail)
Our Ten Biggest Pet Peeves Include Telemarketers, Tailgaters, and People Who Chew Loudly
Here are the ten most common pet peeves, according to a new survey . . .
2. Spam emails.
3. Slow people in front of you in line.
4. Rude salespeople.
6. Stepping in gum or dog poop.
7. Getting stuck behind slow drivers.
8. People who talk loudly on their cell phones.
9. People who eat with their mouth open.
10. Loud chewing. (Daily Mail)
The Top Six Things Men Hate to See Women Wear on Dates
1. Fake eyelashes.
2. UGG boots.
3. Jeans. (???)
4. Giant, celebrity-style sunglasses.
5. Fake tanner.
6. Leather sandals with straps . . . think Gladiator sandals. (FemaleFirst)
Couples Who Meet at Work Are More Likely to Get Married
According to a new survey, couples who meet at work are MORE LIKELY to wind up getting married than couples who meet any other way. People who meet at a bar are least likely to wind up married . . . but most likely to end up having a one-night stand.
What Is the Stupidest Purchase You’ve Ever Made?
What’s the STUPIDEST PURCHASE you’ve ever made? A few of the best ones we’ve heard are: A stuffed taxidermy deer head with only one ear . . . two Hello Kitty tattoos for a girlfriend’s chest . . . un-returnable and kinky adult toys . . . and a set of encyclopedias for a one-year-old.
1. “Bartending classes. Turns out there’s no licensing for bartenders and no bartending jobs I applied for cared I’d done it.”
2. “Two Hello Kitty tattoos on my girlfriend’s chest for $500. They actively made me feel creepy whenever I looked at her, plus she slept with the tattoo artist.”
3. (CAREFUL) “Kinky sex toys. We’d talked about it, but seeing the ball gag changed her mind. You can’t return those.”
4. “I bought into the hype and got all the Kony 2012 paraphernalia. The next day I discovered most of what was in the video was crap. Then the guy who made it was caught touching himself in San Diego before the stuff even arrived.”
5. “Midnight opening tickets to M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN’S ‘The Last Airbender’ 3D.”
6. “A stuffed taxidermy deer head with only one ear. I felt sorry for it.”
7. “A set of encyclopedias for my one-year-old daughter. I fell for the idea that she’d need them for school in the future. Now they’re all out of date, she uses the Internet, and no one’s ever touched them.” (Reddit)
If You Let Someone Borrow Your Car, They Will Dig for Secrets in the Trunk and Glove Compartment
According to a new survey, 63% of people say that when someone let them borrow a car, they dug through the trunk, glove box, and center console. Co-workers and people you’re dating are most likely to dig around your car . . . relatives are least likely.
The Most Annoying Habits at the Gym Include Monopolizing the Equipment and Covering It With Sweat
A new survey came up with the biggest annoyances at the gym. The top five are: Hogging or monopolizing the equipment at busy times . . . not returning free weights to the rack . . . leaving the equipment covered in sweat . . . bad personal hygiene . . . and GRUNTING.
1. Hogging or monopolizing the equipment at busy times.
2. Not returning free weights to the rack.
3. Leaving the equipment covered in sweat.
4. Bad personal hygiene.
6. People who don’t work out and just appear to be posing.
7. Talking loudly on cell phones. (FemaleFirst)
Rupert Friend – 32 (CIA assassin Peter Quinn on “Homeland”.)
Danielle Bisutti – 36 (The ghostly woman in “Insidious 2″ . . . but your kids know her better as Amanda Cantwell on “True Jackson, VP”.)
Blu Cantrell – 37 (R&B minx (slash) “Black Tail” superstar.)
Zach Galifianakis – 44 (Comedic actor from “The Hangover” movies.)
Heather Hunter – 44 (Nubian mattress actress who has starred in 72 fine films, including . . . “Hung Jury”, “Screw The Right Thing” and “Hoochiepalooza”. Bill Maher is one of the many sleaze-balls who used to interracially nail her.)
Kelly Willis – 45 (Country cutie. She’s Dixie Chick Emily Robison’s sister-in-law.)
Sandra Scream – 47 (Mattress actress who tugged at our delicate heart strings in 50 fine films, including . . . “Eyewitness Nudes”, “Mamm’s the Word”, “I’ll Have Another Butt Light” AND “Snatched To The Future”.)
Cindy Margolis – 48 (She used to call herself the most downloaded woman on the Internet back when we were all still on CompuServe. She’s also a former Barker Beauty on “The Price Is Right”.)
Mark McGwire – 50 (Steroid-tainted.)
Esai Morales – 51 (Joseph Adama on “Caprica”, en fuego Lieutenant Tony Rodriguez from “NYPD Blue”, and Paco Moreno in “Bad Boys”. Not that lame Will Smith / Martin Lawrence cop flick . . . but the gritty, 1983 boys in prison classic. You got that, es-say?)
Youssou N’Dour – 54 (Senegalese Superstar Singer.)
Randy Quaid – 63 (Cousin Eddie in the “National Lampoon’s Vacation” movies, Dennis Quaid’s brother, AND Colonel Sanders’ voice in the KFC commercials.)
Stephen Collins – 66 (Reverend Eric Camden on “7th Heaven”.)
Rod Carew – 68 (Baseball Hall of Famer.)
Julie Andrews – 78 (Mary-Friggin’-Poppins! Famously bared her breasts in the 1981 comedy “S.O.B.”, directed by her HUSBAND Blake Edwards.)
TOM BOSLEY! – Would have been 86 – (1927 – 2010) (Howard Cunningham AND Father Dowling.)
Jimmy Carter – 89 (If you criticize President Obama, Jimmy says you’re a RACIST. You got that, peanut head?)
William Rehnquist – (1924 – 2005) (Former Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.)
Richard Harris – (1930 – 2002) (He was Headmaster Albus Dumbledore in the first two “Harry Potter” movies. Fellow British actor Michael Gambon took over the role after he died. Richard Harris was way better.)
(Before “Harry”, Richard Harris was Emperor Marcus Aurelius in “Gladiator”. And WAY before that, he was “A Man Called Horse”. He was also the genius who originally recorded the classic song, “MacArthur Park”.)
Walter Matthau – (1920 – 2000) (FUGLY, but oh-so-talented.)
George Peppard – (1928 – 1994) (Hannibal on “The A-Team”. Liam Neeson played that role in the “A-Team” movie.)
Bonnie Parker – (1910 – 1934) (The pretty half of Bonnie & Clyde. She was a spinner, ya know . . . just 4-foot-11, and 90 pounds of vicious and delicious hell-fire minx!)
Countdown to Upcoming Events
• 12 days to “The Walking Dead”
• 15 days until Boss’s Day
• 30 days until Halloween
• 33 days until Daylight Savings Ends
• 58 days until Thanksgiving
• 1,207 days left of “Hope and Change”
Back in the day…
105 years ago . . . in 1908 – HENRY FORD introduced the MODEL T. Sticker Price: $825.
81 years ago . . . in 1932 – With a count of two balls and two strikes, BABE RUTH “called his shot”, and pointed to the center-field bleachers at Chicago’s Wrigley Field.
On the next pitch, he hit a home run over those very bleachers to put the Yankees ahead of the Cubs in Game 3 of the World Series.
56 years ago . . . in 1957 – “Jailhouse Rock” was released . . . starring ELVIS PRESLEY.
51 years ago . . . in 1962 – JOHNNY CARSON made his first appearance on “The Tonight Show”. The show featured Skitch Henderson’s Orchestra, Ed McMahon announcing, and guests Joan Crawford, Tony Bennett, Rudy Vallee and Mel Brooks.
45 years ago . . . in 1968 - The horror classic “Night Of The Living Dead” was released. And if your name is Barbara, they ARE coming to get you. (???)
43 years ago . . . in 1970 – JIMI HENDRIX and his body full of smack were buried in Seattle, Washington.
42 years ago . . . in 1971 – WALT DISNEY WORLD opened in Orlando, Florida.
39 years ago . . . in 1974 – The flesh-eating LEATHERFACE was first seen . . . with the release of Tobe Hooper’s “Texas Chainsaw Massacre”.
(“TCM” TRIVIA: The opening narration was done by a young JOHN LARROQUETTE. This movie AND “Psycho” were both based . . . very loosely . . . on the real-life story of Wisconsin serial killer ED GEIN.)
22 years ago . . . in 1991 - The white crystal-beaded glove worn by MICHAEL JACKSON was stolen from the Motown Museum in Detroit. M.C. HAMMER foolishly offered a $50,000 reward for its return.
17 years ago . . . in 1996 - NIRVANA’S mediocre live album, “From The Muddy Banks Of The Wishkah”, was released more than two years after KURT COBAIN selfishly killed himself, leaving a young daughter fatherless and dependent on COURTNEY LOVE.
12 years ago . . . in 2001 - The Supreme Court suspended horny BILL CLINTON from practicing law before the high court. He resigned from the Supreme Court bar a month later.
7 years ago . . . in 2006 – GEORGE MICHAEL was arrested and charged with drug possession after he was found in his second-favorite position: slumped over the steering wheel of his car in London.