Category: Entertainment News

She turned the world on with her smile: TV Icon Mary Tyler Moore dead at age 80

She turned the world on with her smile: TV Icon Mary Tyler Moore dead at age 80
There is nothing worse, in my opinion, than losing an iconic figure in your life. 2016 was rife with this phenomenon, from David Bowie to Carrie Fisher, and the more optimistic of us thought that we would get a slight reprieve in 2017. Sadly, that was not the case. Mary Tyler Moore, feminist pioneer and icon... Read more »

How Mariah Carey taught me the importance of living a (truly) New Year

How Mariah Carey taught me the importance of living a (truly) New Year
To quote the late, great Joan Rivers, “can we tawk” about the horror film that was Mariah Carey’s performance last night on New Year’s Rockin’ Eve? Carey’s performance heralding 2017 was a textbook personification of Murphy’s Law – “What can go wrong, will go wrong.” Carey took the stage to perform her rendition of the... Read more »

And now Debbie Reynolds is dead...2016 is officially FOR THE DAMN BIRDS

And now Debbie Reynolds is dead...2016 is officially FOR THE DAMN BIRDS
First Carrie Fisher dies and now her mother Debbie Reynolds has passed into the ether… how much more of this can one little artistic boy take? I swear I feel like a kid who just lost his aunt and grandma in a car accident. These two women, who I adore greatly, are now gone. Poof. Nada.... Read more »
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Carrie Fisher is dead and 2016 can officially go f**k itself

Carrie Fisher is dead and 2016 can officially go f**k itself
It’s a very rare occurrence indeed when a celebrity death shakes me to my very core. When the news was broken to me that Carrie Fisher died, it was as if all the happiness was drained from my being, like a Dementor in Harry Potter siphoning off the joy that I began this morning with.... Read more »

Dahlings...I'm Dead! (A final letter from Zsa Zsa Gabor)

Dahlings...I'm Dead! (A final letter from Zsa Zsa Gabor)
Dahlings, I don’t know how to tell you this, but I have passed into the hereafter! I mean, I was ninety-nine, but it’s still a shock, is it not? (It’s perfectly alright if you forgot I was still alive, you know. I won’t judge you. Just donate a dollar to Greenpeace in my honor.) I... Read more »

I'm gonna' tell you why Ariana Grande sucks (or "The Hairspray Live! Massacre")

I'm gonna' tell you why Ariana Grande sucks (or "The Hairspray Live! Massacre")
For those of you who were watching NBC’s aborted fetus of a show on Wednesday, you know what a bone-cracking ordeal is was. Hairspray, a musical which deals with timely subjects like racism and fat-shaming, has been a classic since its premiere in 2002. The songs, including “Good Morning Baltimore” and “You Can’t Stop the... Read more »
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EXCLUSIVE: Steven's interview with a man who knew of Shelley Duvall's mental illness before Dr. Phil

EXCLUSIVE: Steven's interview with a man who knew of Shelley Duvall's mental illness before Dr. Phil
Few know how to savor in the decline of a famous individual more than Dr. Phil McGraw. His latest interview, airing on November 18th, with former actress Shelley Duvall has sent the internet into a shockwave. Duvall, 67, is seen in the following clip in an almost unrecognizable state, clearly in a state of several... Read more »

Lindsay Lohan loses finger in boating accident and the world asks, "Who is she, again?"

Lindsay Lohan loses finger in boating accident and the world asks, "Who is she, again?"
This week from the files of I Forgot This Person Existed: everybody’s least-favorite redhead Lindsay Lohan returns for a new entry into the sideshow! The 30-year-old (can I say former?) actress was boating on Sunday morning and, according to People Magazine, lost half of her finger. Lohan posted a picture of her bandaged finger to Snapchat,... Read more »

Melissa Rivers gives proverbial middle finger to both forthcoming Joan Rivers biographer and celebrity scribe Kitty Kelley

Melissa Rivers gives proverbial middle finger to both forthcoming Joan Rivers biographer and celebrity scribe Kitty Kelley
“She has my blessing, but I’m not participating.” – Melissa Rivers, interview with Larry King (May 20, 2015) “People forget that unauthorized does not mean untrue and authorized does not mean authentic…The difference between authorized and unauthorized biographies is the difference between riding in carriage or squatting in steerage.” – Kitty Kelley, author of Oprah:... Read more »
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"All Monsters are TV Execs": American Horror Story and gambling on anticipation

"All Monsters are TV Execs": American Horror Story and gambling on anticipation
For those of us who adore the television sensation that is American Horror Story, the past year has been a whirlwind of anticipation. The FX show, which enters its 6th season in September, has garnered numerous awards for its writers and dedicated stable of actors, including Sarah Paulson, Jessica Lange, Evan Peters, Frances Conroy, and... Read more »