Also, while I was at TV Tropes the other day, I noticed the Cloverfield page. The "Darwin" bit isn't actually attributed to me (and who knows, maybe I'm not the only person who came up with it), but it turning up there is yet another proud moment in my life.
Twi-spam: Stephenie Meyer's First Comic Book Convention Turns into Media Blitz; MTV’s Kim Stolz On Interviewing Stephenie Meyer Before She Moderates Tomorrow’s ‘Twilight’ Event; Stephenie Meyer Sits Down With MTV, Says ‘Breaking Dawn’ Should Be 2 Movies (which gets a big "..." from me); 'Breaking Dawn' Concert Tour: Live and exclusive to EW.com! And then EW and MTV roll around on the floor catfighting.
(In case you were wondering what the Beedle the Bard thing was about in the previous entry, there's more down below in the spam proper, but it was actually announced and put up for pre-order just this morning [because it's Harry and JKR's birthday]. That's why you've never heard about it going on sale before: it didn't until today. And that's why the pre-order bestseller rankings are so funny.)
Liz Taylor hospitalized; cause unknown.
You are going to be killed, son: Tom Cruise named in $250 million Scientology racketeering lawsuit.
Ebert "Depressed" By Loss Of Show.
The Nadir or Purest Form of the Blog-to-Book Deal? Hey, I really dig Garfield Without Garfield!
Fox News Discredits Itself With Wildly Incorrect "It's Not a Monster" Reportage (yeah, I saw it myself: Jeff Corwin being all like, "It's totally a raccoon, you guys"); Montauk Monster Madness Spreads [Conspiracy Theories].
Zombies reciting haiku.
Images: Empire's Awesome Watchmen Covers Plus Four New Photos; Hi-res Watchmen Comic-Con posters from the official site (thnx Zack! Also: look carefully at the details, particularly in the two Silk Spectres' posters, if you're a fan of the book. Look, it's the Epiphany Snowglobe!); 'Up' pictures; Six New Set Photos From 'Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li'; Exclusive: 'The Secret Life of Bees' Poster Premiere; 'House Bunny' Poster is Totally Tubular; 'My Bloody Valentine 3D' Poster; Perfect Spoofing: The Canadian Filmmakers Festival Posters.
Trailers and clips: Comic Con Footage from the Bloody Smiley Face Movie (I have it if it goes down); Wolverine Comic-Con footage (because it did go down); Must Watch: 'Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist' Trailer; The Long-Awaited TV Spot for 'Disaster Movie'! (look out! Don't fall into the sarchasm!); A Spanish Trailer for Steven Soderbergh's 'Che' Surfaces; Trailer Exclusive: Takashi Miike And Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Sukiyaki Western Django’; Robert De Niro's 'What Just Happened?' Gets a Trailer; Five 'Death Race' Spots Online; New 'Madagascar 2' Trailer Still Likes to 'Move It' Despite How Obnoxious Moving It Is.
Harry Potter: "Beedle the Bard" to be Published in December (for charity!); ‘Tales Of Beedle The Bard’ Gets Us Thinking About Fictional Books We’d Love To Read; Three Broomsticks Pub Concept Art from Universal Orlando.
Johnny Depp, Phillip Seymour Hoffman Rumored as Next Serious Actors to Stretch as Bat-Villains; Angelina Jolie Might Own Catwoman Part, Says Julie Newmar; Understanding the man behind ‘The Dark Knight’; The Dark Knight Is Filled With Mistakes.
'Star Wars' court battle forced to next step; The (Steam Powered) Empire Strikes Back; Cool Stuff: George Lucas Frozen In Carbonite; 'Padmé' Wins as Best Star Wars Fan Film of the Year. It's a take-off on Juno, which actually sounds pretty funny.
Spock, Meet Spock. Zachary Quinto Faces Off With ‘Star Trek’ Poster For First Time.
'Terminator Salvation' preview.
Believe This: Chris Carter Talks More 'X-Files.' He... he did see the box office returns on this one, didn't he...?
Brad Pitt Close to Becoming a 'Bastard', but Not Leo.
Rumor: Keanu Reeves as Spike in Cowboy Bebop Movie? I have no idea what Cowboy Bebop is about, except that everyone is freaking the hell out over this.
Trudie Styler Picks Up 'American Reaper.'
Sam Raimi and Disney Are Getting 'Transplants.'
Wes Craven On for Scream 4?
Near Impossible Task of Marketing the Unmarketable Movie: 'Hamlet 2'; 'Hamlet 2' Rock Your Sexy Jesus Giveaway.
'Love Guru 2' or 'Austin Powers 4' Which Idea is Best? Death, presumably, is not an option.