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It’s On! Between Miley Cyrus and Sinead O’Connor
It’s on between MILEY CYRUS and SINEAD O’CONNOR. Big time. Sinead started it with an open letter to Miley, telling her that she’s allowing herself to be prostituted by the music industry. Miley responded by calling Sinead crazy. Sinead called Miley out in a SECOND letter, and Miley Tweeted, quote, “If you’d like to meet up and talk lemme know in your next letter.”
Nicki Minaj Didn’t Hook Up With Zac Efron . . . But Apparently She Wouldn’t Mind
The “Star” tabloid reported that NICKI MINAJ hooked up with ZAC EFRON over the summer. Apparently it’s not true, because she Tweeted, quote, “Who exactly is Zac Efron tho? I’m sorry, I’m so confused.”
One of Nicki’s followers helped her out by sending her a shirtless photo of Zac . . . to which Nicki replied, quote, “Oooohhhh ok… Well I guess that rumor isn’t so bad after all. lmfao.” (She later deleted both Tweets.)
Will Stacy Keibler’s Breakup With George Clooney Force Her Back Into Wrestling?
STACY KEIBLER was living the high life when she dated GEORGE CLOONEY. But now that he’s out of the picture, she might have to return to PRO WRESTLING to support that kind of life. A source says, quote, “Stacy estimates she NEEDS over $50,000 a month to support her current lifestyle. She admits a return to wrestling isn’t quite what she had in mind, but the offers are getting too good to refuse.”
Sandra Bullock’s “Gravity” and Justin Timberlake’s “Runner Runner” Open Today
Sandra Bullock is an astronaut on her first mission, who gets stranded in space after the space shuttle is damaged and the crew is killed. George Clooney plays the veteran who tries to rescue her, and get the two of them safely back home.
Justin Timberlake is the right hand man of an online gambling tycoon, who gets pressured by the FBI to turn on his boss. Ben Affleck is his boss, Anthony Mackie is the agent trying to take him down, and Gemma Arterton is his love interest.
3. And now, some limited releases you may or may not care about:
• “Parkland“ is about the events after JFK was shot. Paul Giamatti is the guy who filmed the motorcade footage, Billy Bob Thornton is the secret service agent who chose the route, and Zac Efron is the doctor at Parkland Hospital who tried to save Kennedy’s life. (Trailer)
• “A.C.O.D.“ is a comedy starring Adam Scott as a guy who revisits the trauma of his parents’ divorce, after they reunite for his brother’s wedding. “Glee’s” Jane Lynch is his pseudo-therapist and Jessica Alba plays another Adult Child of Divorce. (Trailer)
• “Grace Unplugged“ stars AJ Michalka from the band Aly & AJ as a girl who runs away from singing at church to chase her dream of singing in L.A. James Denton from “Desperate Housewives” plays her born-again rock star father. (Trailer)
• “Bad Milo!“ is a horror comedy about a guy with a creature LIVING IN HIS BUTT. It stars Ken Marino from Adult Swim’s “Children’s Hospital”. Gillian Jacobs from “Community” plays his wife and Patrick Warburton is his boss. (Trailer)
Next Week’s Theatrical Releases, CDs, DVDs, and Games
CDs for Tuesday, October 8th:
• “Frame by Frame”, Cassadee Pope
• “Fortress”, Alter Bridge
• “The Paradigm Shift”, Korn
• “Melophobia”, Cage the Elephant
• “Too Weird to Love, Too Rare to Die!”, Panic! at the Disco
• “You Can’t Make Old Friends”, Kenny Rogers
• “Crickets”, Joe Nichols
• “My Name is My Name”, Pusha T
• “Bangerz”, Miley Cyrus
DVDs for Tuesday, October 8th:
• “The Hangover Part III” . . . starring Bradley Cooper and Zach Galifianakis.
• “After Earth” . . . starring Will Smith and Jaden Smith.
• “The Purge” . . . starring Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey.
• “Europa Report” . . . starring “District 9’s” Sharlto Copley.
Games for Tuesday, October 8th:
• “Just Dance 2014″ on the Xbox360, PS3, and both Wiis.
• “Beyond: Two Souls” a PS3-exclusive game featuring the voice of Ellen Page.
Theatrical Releases for Next Friday, October 11th:
• “Captain Phillips” . . . starring Tom Hanks as the guy taken hostage by Somali pirates.
• “Machete Kills” . . . starring Danny Trejo, Jessica Alba, and Michelle Rodriguez.
• “Romeo and Juliet” . . . starring “True Grit’s” Hailee Steinfeld as Juliet. (Limited)
• “Escape from Tomorrow” . . . a low budget horror movie set at Disney World. (Limited)
Friday TV Reminders:
• “Hawaii Five-0″ . . . 9:00 to 10:00 P.M. on CBS. Tim Daly guest stars as a Texas Ranger searching for his missing daughter.
• “America’s Next Top Model” . . . 9:00 to 10:00 P.M. on the CW. Comedian Reggie Watts guests when he poses as a director.
• “Blue Bloods” . . . 10:00 to 11:00 P.M. on CBS. Marc Blucas from “Necessary Roughness” guests as a movie star.
• “Elizabeth’s Story: A Meredith Vieira Special”. . . 10:00 to 11:00 P.M. on NBC. Elizabeth Smart talks to Meredith about her nine-month abduction when she was 14 years old.
• “Cassadee Pope: Frame By Frame” [Series Premiere] . . . 10:00 to 11:00 P.M. on CMT. A reality show about the progress that Cassadee Pope is making towards becoming a country star after winning the third season of “The Voice”.
• “We’re The Fugawis” [1st Season Finale] . . . 11:30 P.M. to Midnight on History.
Saturday TV Reminders:
• “PGA Tour Golf: Presidents Cup” [Third-round] . . . 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. ET on NBC.
• “House of Versace” . . . 8:00 to 10:00 P.M. on Lifetime. Gina Gershon plays Donatella Versace in this movie about her grief over her brother Gianni’s murder, and being forced to take over as head designer of his company.
• “Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight” . . . 8:00 to 9:40 P.M. on HBO. Frank Langella and Christopher Plummer star as the Chief Justices presiding over the 1971 Supreme Court battle of Muhammad Ali’s conscientious-objector status.
• “Hell on Wheels” [3rd Season Finale] . . . 9:00 to 10:00 P.M. on AMC.
• “Austin City Limits” [39th Season Premiere] . . . 9:00 to 10:00 P.M. on PBS. Juanes and Jesse & Joy perform.
• “Christopher Titus: Voice in My Head” . . . 10:00 to 11:30 P.M. on Comedy Central. Comedian Christopher Titus performs a stand-up special.
• “Saturday Night Live” . . . 11:30 P.M. to 1:00 A.M. on NBC. Miley Cyrus guest hosts and is also the musical guest.
Sunday TV Reminders:
• “PGA Tour Golf: Presidents Cup” [Final-round] . . . 12:00 to 6:00 P.M. ET on NBC.
• “NASCAR Racing: Sprint Cup in Kansas City” . . . 2:00 to 5:30 P.M. ET on ESPN.
• “Sunday Night Football” . . . 8:30 to 11:30 P.M. Eastern on NBC. The San Francisco 49ers host the Houston Texans at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.
• “The Simpsons” . . . 8:00 to 8:30 P.M. on Fox. The 24th “Treehouse of Horror” trilogy targets Dr. Seuss, circus freaks and the perils of flying a kite near an airport.
• “Bob’s Burgers” . . . 8:30 to 9:00 P.M. on Fox. Molly Shannon does the voice of Louise’s crazy friend Millie.
• “Hollywood Exes” [2nd Season Finale] . . . 8:00 to 9:00 P.M. on VH1.
• “Low Winter Sun” [1st Season Finale] . . . 9:00 to 11:00 P.M. on AMC.
• “Witches of East End” [Series Premiere] . . . 10:00 to 11:00 P.M. on Lifetime. Jenna Dewan-Tatum and Julia Ormond star in this show about a family of witches living in a secluded seaside town. It’s based on the novels of author Melissa de la Cruz.
• “Watch What Happens: Live” . . . 11:00 to 11:30 P.M. on Bravo. Lance Bass and Rosie Pierri from “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” are the guests.
Early Morning Show Guests:
• “The Today Show” – Gina Gershon (“House of Versace”), author Joanne Lipman (“Strings Attached: One Tough Teacher and the Gift of Great Expectations”), and chef Bobby Flay.
• “Good Morning America” – SeaWorld Ambassador Angie Llanas and fashion expert Kate Dimmock. Music Guest: Lorde.
• “CBS This Morning” – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Noodles & Company CEO Kevin Reddy.
Mid-Morning Show Guests:
• “Live! With Kelly and Michael” – Kimberly Williams-Paisley (“Nashville”) and yoga instructor Hilaria Baldwin (wife of Alec Baldwin).
• “The View” – Sean “Diddy” Combs. Plus Terrence J and his mother Lisa Gonzalez for his book “The Wealth of My Mother’s Wisdom: The Lessons That Made My Life Rich”.
• “Rachael Ray” – Author Nicholas Sparks (“The Longest Ride”). Plus: Mitt Romney and his wife Ann prepare a recipe from her cookbook “The Romney Family Table: Sharing Home-Cooked Recipes & Favorite Traditions”.
This Afternoon On TV:
• “Ellen DeGeneres” – Daniel Radcliffe (“Kill Your Darlings”), plus “Dancing with the Stars” partners Jack Osbourne and Cheryl Burke.
• “The Talk” – Raquel Welch (“House of Versace”), Ed Westwick (“Romeo and Juliet”), and chef David Myers.
• “Katie Couric” – Bridget Moynahan (“Blue Bloods”), Brooke Elliott (“Drop Dead Diva”), and Judge Judy Sheindlin (“Judge Judy”).
• “Steve Harvey” – Behind-the-scenes with Ellen DeGeneres and Dr. Phil.
• “Dr. Phil” – “Ask Dr. Phil”. Dr. Phil answers viewers toughest questions.
• “Dr. Oz Show” – Wendy Williams discusses her health with Dr. Oz. Plus: Three tests women should have done at age 50.
• “Wendy Williams” – Melissa Gorga and her husband Joe (“The Real Housewives of New Jersey”). Music Guest: Nelly.
• “Bethenny” – “Days of Our Lives” star Lisa Rinna.
• “Queen Latifah Show” – Kelly Osbourne (“Fashion Police”) and Gladys Knight (“The First Family”).
Tonight’s Late Night Talk Shows:
• “Letterman” – Tom Selleck (“Blue Bloods”) and comedian Michael Somerville. Music Guest: Albert Hammond Jr.
• “Jimmy Kimmel” – Hailee Steinfeld (“Romeo and Juliet”) and Justin Timberlake (“Runner Runner”). Music Guest: Justin Timberlake.
• “The Tonight Show” – Terry Bradshaw (“Fox NFL Sunday”). Music Guest: Nelly.
• “Jimmy Fallon” – Tavi Gevinson (“Enough Said”) and Artie Lange (“Crash and Burn”). Music Guest: Phantogram.
• “Carson Daly” – Mixed martial artist Georges St-Pierre and a look at the web series “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl”. Music Guest: Glossary. (REPEAT)
• “Arsenio” – Gina Gershon (“House of Versace”) and illusionist Ivan Amodei.
• “Craig Ferguson” – Justin Long (“Mom”) and Hannibal Buress (“The Eric Andre Show”).
• “Chelsea Lately” – “Iron Chef’s” Cat Cora. (REPEAT)
• “Bill Maher” – Carl Reiner is the interview guest . . . and the panelists are U.S. Representative Alan Grayson, MSNBC correspondent Suzy Khimm and author Reihan Salam (“Grand New Party: How Republicans Can Win the Working Class and Save the American Dream”).
The Average Desk Has 14 Pounds of Clutter on It . . . and You Spend One-and-a-Half Days a Year Sifting Through It
According to a new study, the average worker has 14 POUNDS of clutter on their desk at any given time. And we waste an average of one-and-a-half days a year just sifting through it looking for stuff. But 46% of people say being more organized WOULDN’T make them better at their job.
Getting Too Much Sleep Is Worse For You Than Getting Too Little?
According to a new study, getting too MUCH sleep is actually worse for you than getting too LITTLE. Researchers found people who slept more than nine hours a night had a higher risk of heart disease, diabetes, and anxiety. People who slept under SIX hours also had higher risks of those, but not AS high.
Men Are More Likely to Try to Have Sex With Their Roommates . . . But Women Aren’t That Far Behind
It’s hard to imagine a living situation that gets more AWKWARD than two roommates having a one-night stand. That sure adds a layer of uncomfortable subtext to all the future conversations about splitting the gas bill.
According to a new study on roommates, not surprisingly, MEN are more likely to TRY to have SEX with a roommate. 21% have tried it or would try. BUT . . . women aren’t THAT far behind. 13% of women have had sex with a roommate or would. (Courier Mail)
The Ten Words We Hate the Most . . . Including Twerking, Amazeballs, Bromance, and Discharge
A new survey came up with the words people HATE the most right now. And the list includes twerking, amazeballs, moist, whatever, discharge, bromance, and ointment.
Here are 10 of the most hated words right now . . .
10. Totes. (Easier)
The 10 Strangest Extreme Weight Loss Diets Include Laxatives, Eating Baby Food, and Trying to Make Yourself Sick
A new survey asked people for the STRANGEST extreme weight loss diets they’d tried. Some of the most common ones are taking LAXATIVES to try to lose weight . . . substituting cabbage soup, cereal, and BABY FOOD for regular food . . . and eating foods to intentionally try to make yourself sick.
1. Taking laxatives.
2. Fasting, and skipping as many meals as possible.
3. Substituting cabbage soup for meals.
4. Only having liquids, no solid foods.
5. Getting tight body wraps that are designed to get rid of fat.
6. Replacing meals with cereal.
7. Only eating BABY FOOD.
8. Only eating raw fruits and vegetables.
9. Eating meals using smaller plates and silverware . . . so you eat less food, slower.
10. Eating foods that will intentionally make you sick. (FemaleFirst)
A Man Is Crushed by 1,000 Pounds of Falling Bacon . . . But Survives
Yesterday morning, a worker at a meat packing warehouse in Sweden was standing under a forklift, when it accidentally dumped its load . . . and dropped 1,000 pounds of BACON on him. Amazingly, he escaped with only minor back injuries.
A Bird Almost Dies When It’s Hit by Projectile Vomit at Oktoberfest
Someone in Germany got so drunk at Oktoberfest a few days ago, they started PROJECTILE VOMITING . . . and hit a tiny BIRD that was flying by. The vomit knocked the bird out of the air, and made his wings too sticky to fly. Fortunately someone saw the bird, and handed him off to a fireman. The fireman took him to an animal sanctuary, where he’s recovering.
Baltimore Ravens Fans Are the Most Superstitious in the NFL . . . Minnesota Vikings Fans are the Least Superstitious
A new survey just ranked NFL fans by how SUPERSTITIOUS they are . . . and clearly, being superstitious WORKS. The Baltimore Ravens have the most superstitious fans . . . and they won the last Super Bowl. The Minnesota Vikings have the LEAST superstitious fans.
The Candidates for the 2013 Toy Hall of Fame Include Pac-Man, Nerf, Chess, Magic 8-Ball, and the Rubber Duck
The National Toy Hall of Fame just announced the finalists for 2013. The candidates include: Bubbles, chess, Clue, green Army men, the Magic 8-Ball, Nerf toys, Pac-Man, and the rubber duck. The two winners will be announced next month.
Dakota Johnson – 24 (The daughter of Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith. She just got a major . . . but VERY naked . . . career break, as she’s been cast as the lead in the “Fifty Shades of Grey” movie.)
Rachael Leigh Cook – 34 (The geek-turned-prom queen in “She’s All That”. Rachael says she’ll never do nude scenes . . . because she gets too cold. These days she wears a badge and stars opposite Eric McCormack on TNT’s “Perception”.)
Alicia Silverstone – 37 (Vegan minx who loves the reefer, feeding her baby chewed-up food from her own mouth and breastfeeding him in public. She’s a catch.)
Heidi Newfield – 43 (Country minx who quit Trick Pony for a solo career.)
Liev Schreiber – 46 (Actor who’s probably best known for knocking-up Naomi Watts. He IS “Ray Donovan” and Sabretooth in “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”.)
A.C. Green – 50 (Former NBA superstar, and former 38-year-old VIRGIN. A.C. got married in April of 2002, and now we presume he “hits it” hard . . . and often.)
Jon Secada – 52 (Cubano no mas en fuego ahora.)
David W. Harper – 52 (Jim-Bob Walton.)
Chris Lowe – 54 (The instrumental half of the Pet Shop Boys.)
Christoph Waltz – 57 (He took home two Best Supporting Actor Oscars for playing the villainous Hans Landa in “Inglourious Basterds” and bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz in “Django Unchained”.)
Russell Simmons – 56 (Def Jam pioneer who keeps it VERY real.)
Linda McMahon – 65 (CEO of the WWE . . . and Vince McMahon’s wife of 45 years. She ran for a senator seat in Connecticut in 2010 and 2012 and lost both times.)
Susan Sarandon – 67 (Terrifically chested mature minx. She may have won her Oscar for playing a nun in “Dead Man Walking” but to me she’ll always be Janet in “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”.)
(She also engaged in naughty, lesbian hijinx with Catherine Deneuve in the 1983 vampire flick “The Hunger”. Now she owns a piece of a New York City PING PONG joint called Spin.) (True.)
CLIFTON DAVIS! – 68 (“That’s My Mama” SUPERSTAR!)
Anne Rice – 72 (Author of “Interview With A Vampire”. Random Fact: Her real first name is “Howard.”)
Jackie Collins – 76 (Saucy author. Her sister is an old-school whore.)
Charlton Heston – Would have been 90 – (1923 -2008)
Countdown to Upcoming Events
• 9 days to “The Walking Dead”
• 12 days until Boss’s Day
• 27 days until Halloween
• 30 days until Daylight Savings Ends
• 55 days until Thanksgiving
• 1,204 days left of “Hope and Change”
Back in the day…
56 years ago . . . in 1957 – THE SPACE AGE officially began as the Soviet Union launched SPUTNIK, the first man-made satellite, into orbit.
. . .BUT EVEN MORE IMPORTANTLY. . .
56 years ago . . . in 1957 – CBS launched “Leave It To Beaver”, starring the very sexy BARBARA BILLINGSLEY. June Cleaver just “needs it”, yes? YES!
43 years ago . . . in 1970 – JANIS JOPLIN was found dead of an apparent heroin overdose in her room at the Landmark Hotel in Hollywood. She was only 27. Janis had just finished recording her second solo album, “Pearl”. DON’T TAKE DRUGS!
(Other rock stars who died at 27. . . Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain, Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones, Grateful Dead keyboardist Ron “Pigpen” McKernan, and Amy Winehouse.)
38 years ago . . . in 1975 – PINK FLOYD’S “Wish You Were Here” hit #1 on the album charts.
31 years ago . . . in 1982 – SQUEEZE BROKE UP.
27 years ago . . . in 1986 – Two hooligans attacked “CBS Evening News” anchor DAN RATHER and yelled “WHAT’S THE FREQUENCY, KENNETH?!?” R.E.M. wrote a song called, “What’s The Frequency, Kenneth?” . . . EIGHT YEARS LATER.
17 years ago . . . in 1996 – VAN HALEN announced the tragic news that former EXTREME lead singer GARY CHERONE was chosen to replace SAMMY HAGAR as their new lead singer.
17 years ago . . . in 1996 – “That Thing You Do!” was released. . . written by, directed by and starring TOM HANKS.
17 years ago . . . in 1996 – “Bound” was released. . . starring GINA GERSHON and JENNIFER TILLY in a VERY naughty lesbian love scene.
6 years ago in . . . 2007 – THE ROLLING STONES’ “A Bigger Bang” tour set the record for the highest grossing tour of all time. They earned $437 million and played for over 3.5 million people.