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Susan Sarandon reveals past sexual relationship with David Bowie

Thelma and Louise co-star says they got together just over 30 years ago when working on the horror film ‘The Hunger’ Susan Sarandon has spoken of a sexual relationship she had with David Bowie just over 30 years ago, describing the singer as “worth idolising”. The Thelma and Louise co-star…

The mystery guide to The Beastie Boys’ ‘Paul’s Boutique’

Twenty-five years ago today, the Beastie Boys released what then appeared to be a hitless sophomore-slump album: Paul’s Boutique.…

Divorce sheds light on Michael Moore’s wealth

Oscar-winning director Michael Moore, famous for documentaries challenging capitalism, has divorced his wife of 22 years following a civil court proceeding in Michigan that drew attention to his wealth. “‘Kathleen and Michael have mutually and amicably reached a divorce settlement’,” read a posting this week on Moore’s Facebook page, confirming…

Sigourney Weaver hankering for fifth instalment of Alien saga

The actor has hinted at the possibility of a final outing as Ellen Ripley after reiterating her view that the Alien story is unresolved Although the second half of the Alien ”quadrilogy” is remembered with mixed feelings by fans of the Ridley Scott and James Cameron movies, it seems the story may not quite be over.…

CNN calls on pro-Russian separatists to release journalist held in Ukraine

CNN said Thursday a Ukrainian journalist working for the US news channel had been abducted this week by pro-Russian separatists, and appealed for his release. On its website, CNN said journalist Anton Skiba was taken on Tuesday by armed men from the self-declared Donetsk People’s Republic. Skiba had been working…

Iran confirms arrest of Washington Post correspondent

Tehran’s chief justice Gholamhossein Esmaili on Friday confirmed the arrest of Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian and his wife, also a journalist, the official IRNA news agency reported. “We are now in the investigation phase. I think we will be able to provide more information after technical investigation and questioning,”…

Second casino cancels Ted Nugent shows over his ‘racist remarks’

A Tacoma, Washington casino run by the Puyallup Native American Tribe announced Wednesday that it is canceling two scheduled concerts by 70s-rocker-turned-conservative-firebrand Ted Nugent. Seattle’s Channel 5 reported that the Emerald Queen Casino canceled Nugent’s Aug. 2 and 3 shows, citing his history of “racist remarks.” “The First Amendment gives…

Bill Maher: If Murdoch buys HBO, he’ll make my show ‘Paste-Eating Time With Steve Doocy’

“Real Time” host Bill Maher penned a column for the Hollywood Reporter on Thursday in which he imagined what would happen to his career and HBO show if Australian billionaire Rupert Murdoch were to succeed in his plan to buy Time Warner, Inc. “To no one’s surprise, I’m against Fox…

Iowa editor gets fired over anti-’gaystapo’ rant, then sues for religious discrimination

An Iowa newspaper editor who was fired after posting an anti-LGBT blog post is irate over the firing and claims that his religious freedom was violated. Media critic Jim Romenesko reported on his blog Wednesday that Bob Eschliman, former editor of Newton Daily News, filed a complaint with the U.S.…

Jon Stewart loves the dummies at CNN so much, he wants you to help him buy it

Reacting to news that media mogul Rupert Murdoch is attempting to purchase media conglomerate Time Warner, and would then be forced to divest himself of its CNN subsidiary,  Daily Show host  Jon Stewart announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign to purchase the much-mocked news network The Daily Show host…

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