More TV-Fee Fights Loom

Sunday night’s Oscar program almost didn’t happen for millions of TV viewers in the New York City area, in the latest high-stakes battle between media giants over the cost of TV programming. Why are these battles happening now, and who will ultimately win? If you happened to be one of Cablevision’s 3.1 million subscribers in […]

Movies so bad, they’re good

Making a good movie is hard. Making a lousy movie is pretty easy. But making a movie so transcendently awful that viewers watch it with the same rapt awe as watching a train wreck is exceedingly difficult, akin to catching lightning in a bottle. This week’s “Piranha 3D” seemed to aim at that exalted breed […]

Celebrities who have served time in jail

Rapper 50 Cent (Curtis Jackson) pled guilty to felony charges of peddling heroin and crack cocaine in 1994 at age 19 in New York. He served a total of six months in boot camp. In 2003, he was sentenced to two years probation for battery and assault. This undated photo, supplied by the Teton County […]

Simon Cowell

Date of Birth 7 October 1959, Brighton, East Sussex, England, UK Birth Name Simon Phillip Cowell Nickname Mr. Nasty Judge Dread Height 5′ 9″ (1.75 m) Mini Biography Simon was born in Brighton, England. His parents’ names are Julie Cowell and Eric Cowell. First made a TV appearance on UK’s Pop Idol. Then on America’s […]

Mafia Wars Job Tier Mastery

After mastering all the Jobs in a specific tier 3 times, you will master the tier, get a title and a reward item. Here are these reward items: New York: New York is the first playable city, it covers level 1-100, but is still playable for higher levels. This city has 9 Job tiers and […]

Hollywood billboards taken down amid legal battle

LOS ANGELES – Five giant billboards have been removed from buildings in Hollywood near the site of the Academy Awards after Los Angeles prosecutors charged four people and four companies with hanging the so-called supergraphics illegally. The ads for Asics athletic gear that hung horizontally across several storefronts near the Kodak Theater where the Oscars […]

Simon Says

American Idol star judge Simon Cowell spoke to the press via conference call on Thursday afternoon, and he answered multiple reporters’ burning questions regarding Howard Stern and other possible replacement judges, the recent scandal regarding disqualified contestant Chris Golightly, rumored tension between him and Ellen DeGeneres, potential Idol mentors, this season’s most promising new contestants, […]

Wackiest Grammy Fashions

Lady Gaga at The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards in 2010 Gaga was expected to sport an extreme ensemble — and did just that — in this custom-made, crystallized Armani gown, two-tone wig, heelless platforms, and out-of-this-world accessory. Alicia Keys at 44th Annual Grammy Awards in 2002 On the night she would go on to win […]