Meryl Streep was denied the lead in the 1976 film (ET calls it a “classic”...ha!) King Kong because, as she was told, she was “too ugly.” Ouch.
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Since fans of Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods have been terrified at rumors that the film version was being sweetened for a mainstream audience, why on earth would the first trailer released seek to further freak them out by offering no singing? Odd.
And don't tell me you don't care because Meryl Streep can do no wrong. I saw Mamma Mia. It happens...
Women sliding off their seats over sexy mug shot.
Taylor Lautner shirtless, minus the 'roids. HOT!
Perv-in-chief Dov Charney of American Apparel ousted.
R. Kelly & Lady Gaga's dumped video was “literally an ad for rape.”
Obama weighs limited military intervention in Iraq.
Sen. Boxer (D-Calif.) rips Sen. McCain (R-Ariz.) on Iraq.
Alan Parker refers to Madonna in Evita as “a compromise...”
...but wanted her in The Blue Angel opposite De Niro.
New face of Madonna's Material Girl is Disney's Zendaya.
Obama cuts off Uganda for draconian anti-gay laws.
Who's Afraid of Vagina Wolf? is a real movie title. Not porn.
Restoration Hardware is sending around a 17-pound catalog!
Coldplay's “A Sky Full of Stars” video.
Sarah Jessica Parker slays on Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.
All the hottest Grady Sizemore photos.
Rick Perry regrets gay = alcoholic comment.
NY State Sen. Ruben Diaz (D!) thinks Satan runs schools.
Diaz is a total Tony Danza fanboy.
Churro ice cream sandwiches for all!
(No) Surprise: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) was accused of being a crook.
Disney's Into the Woods will be family-friendly.
Meryl Streep to be Maria Callas in the Mike Nichols HBO version of Master Class.
As of midnight last night, it was exactly six years since my first post. It's been a tough thing to keep up with a dayjob and outside activities, and just when I think I might walk away, a valuable connection or interesting opportunity or a kind word comes my way. Thank you all for reading me.
Of whom are you more jealous?
Here are my favorite 100+ posts out of nearly 11,000. Please take some time to read (or re-read!) a couple and tweet or Facebook any you like.
FROM BOY TO MAN: BC B.C. (2007): The entire history of my novell and novel Boy Culture as well as the movie version; might be my ultimate post.
BOY ON FILM (2006): An account of the NYC launch party for Boy Culture as it played the TriBeCa Film Fest.
FRIENDS AND "FAMILY" (2006): The movie version of Boy Culture hits Chicago.
RAPT PUPIL (2006): The final night of Outfest with Boy Culture; I was fat but on the other hand got to meet Bryan Singer.
"Your pictures suck" (2008): An art critic attacks me, but not without sustaining some hits in return.
DRAWN TOGETHER (2008): How my desire to draw related to my secret desire. One of my absolute favorite posts.
LOST ANGELES (2009): My favorite photographic travelogue of L.A.
ART IMITATES LIFE (2006): My 9/11 and my distaste for grief tourism.
BURNING MAN (2007): Tribute to my late high school friend and first romance.
LOST BOY FOUND (2011): There is a book in here somewhere.
CIAO HOUNDS: OUR TRIP TO ITALY (2011): Finally got José to Europe.
ILLINOIS DEATH TRIP (2007): Ruminations on death while revisiting a past home, and the past.
PASSING BY (2008): Mourning the loss of a person I only met once.