Netflix app debuts on the iPhone

Netflix raises curtain on iPhone instant streaming Netflix execs have been teasing us for months about an instant streaming app for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Indeed, they’ve been promising it for so long that I’d pretty much forgotten about it. Until now. Netflix took the wraps off its new app — or, to be […]

‘Iron Man 2’ Trailer

He may not have superpowers, but, you’ve got to admit that Tony Stark has some awesome toys. He built three incredible suits in “Iron Man,” but by the looks of the brand-new trailer for this summer’s “Iron Man 2,” the technology in the sequel will top the first.

M.I.A. in breach of contract

Controversial rapper M.I.A. may be in breach of contract with the National Football League following her obscene gesture during Sunday’s Super Bowl halftime show. The British-born artist accompanied Madonna on stage at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis and shocked viewers by issuing a middle-finger salute and uttering an expletive while performing “Give Me All Your […]

Unknown video stars making six figures

Meet The YouTube Stars Making $100,000 Plus Per Year Provided by the Business Insider, August 19, 2010: There are 10 independent YouTube stars who made over $100,000 in the past year, according to a study done by analytics and advertising company TubeMogul. From July 2009 to July 2010, TubeMogul used their viewership data to estimate […]

Lady Gaga sets popularity record

Lady Gaga, the self-proclaimed Fame Monster, is gaining more notoriety by the day. On July 2, she reached 10 million fans on Facebook, making her the first living person to achieve this honor, Us Magazine reported. President Barack Obama, who has 9.5 million fans, had the most followers for a living person on the leading […]

Nineteen Songs You Will Never Hear on ‘American Idol’

“Birthday Sex,” “Gin and Juice” and 17 other songs that won’t ever get past the censors.  “The Needle and the Damage Done” by Neil Young “Birthday Sex” by Jeremih “Smack My Bitch Up” by Prodigy “Gin and Juice” by Snoop Dogg “One Toke Over the Line” by Brewer and Shipley “Rape Me” by Nirvana […]

Stars beaten out for ‘Dragon Tattoo’ role

Director David Fincher has narrowed down his search for the perfect Lisbeth Salander to four surprising newcomers. The actress Fincher chooses will play the title role in “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” based on the first book in Stieg Larsson’s sensational millennium trilogy. Earlier this week, it was announced that Daniel Craig would play […]

Your Favorite ‘Cheers’ Stars Today

With Kelsey Grammer returning to TV this week (he plays ruthless Chicago mayor Tom Kane in the new Starz drama “Boss”), we started wondering how the rest of the “Cheers” gang is doing these days. The bar closed for good back in 1993, but its stars are still going strong in film, theater, and TV. […]

$40,000 Rare Nintendo Game

Impressed by the story of the North Carolina eBay seller who stumbled upon an ultra-rare, $13,000 Nintendo game? So were we — and so was Kansas reader Dave, who headed for his basement to see if there was video game gold lurking down there. “We had quite a collection (185+ games) that has sat in […]