"Well, dude! That explains everything. Your dog is allergic to Twilight."
"That line was awful, by the way. Was it supposed to be stupid? Can Kristen Stewart not act?"
"No, trust me. I've read the books. She is doing the best she can with what they're giving her."
And then I read her that bit from the "I'm gay"/"He's impotent" interview and regaled her with excerpts of Growing Up Cullen. ("Oh, he would totally scrapbook." "You haven't even read the books!" "No, but he totally would.") I am slowly converting the people around me to The Dark Side, The Way of Lulz, so that someone will take me to see this movie next month.
Oh, and since we've been having Sherlock Holmes set pics: a flashback to the Case Book of Sherlock Holmes entry, in which I express some frustration with "The Adventure of the Lion's Mane." Also notable for "the zenith of Holmes/Watson slashiness."
Mafia wants "Gomorra" author dead by Christmas.
Aravind Adiga Wins Man Booker Prize; A Debut Novel About India Wins the Man Booker Prize.
Rolling Stone ends large format after 4 decades.
Farewell, Samantha Parkington! OKAY THAT IS JUST BULLSHIT.
FTC busts 'world's largest spam operation.'
Polar bear falls into zoo moat.
Bookies Suspend Bets On Aliens Landing Today.
Zombie Pin-Up Calendar Will Make Your Blood Race [Necrotic Erotic].
Gross cartoon art. OKAY CUT IT OUT WITH THE GROSS TODAY.
The Hottest Movie-Related Halloween Costumes of 2008; Maybe The Best Way To Handle Slutoween Is To Just Go With It. I'm sorry, y'all adults can dress up as Sexy Rainbow Brite or Sexy Wednesday Addams or Sexy Spongebob Squarepants (wait, what?) or what the hell ever, but Slutty Baby Pirate costumes are Not Okay and they will never be anything other than Not Okay.
Marcia Brady Traumatizes 'Today' Show Audiences With Syphilitic Tales Of Horror.
Colin Farrell Finally Comes Clean About His Sex Tape: 'I Think I Was High.'
EXCLUSIVE: Dakota Fanning's 'Diva' Director Sets the Record Straight [Rebuttals].
Beatles drummer Ringo Starr warns fans he is too busy to sign autographs; Ringo Starr Forbids You To Send Fan Mail; Ringo Starr Officially Hates You.
Ace of Base planning comeback.
Ever wonder what happened to all those wacky internet celebs?
Is This The New Doctor Who?; Torchwood casting news.
If the Writers Don't Kill Half the Characters on 'Heroes' Now, I Will.
Entertainment Weekly discovers fanfiction.
Hey Studios: The Movie You Hid from Critics Is Better Than the Ones You Didn't.
Recall the Gold: The 2003 Best Actor Oscar race.
Images: New photos from Gus Van Sant's 'Milk'; Posters: Easy Virtue (wait, is there a 'Beverly Hills Chihuahua' crossover here or something?), Australia, Changeling, The Matador; Teaser Poster for Pixar's Up Finally Revealed!, and it's gorgeous; Japanese 'Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li' Poster and Website.
Trailers and clips: Seven Clips from Clint Eastwood's 'Changeling'; 'Incendiary' trailer.
trailer_spot: Seven Pounds, Defiance, Incendiary, Sunshine Cleaning, W.
Travolta film victim of violence in French project; 'From Paris With Love' Shoot Cancelled.
‘Iron Man 2′: Terrence Howard Departs, Don Cheadle Steps In, But What Does It Mean? It means that I'm actually kind of excited, is what it means! (What? Terrence Howard just really does not do anything for me, and I love Don Cheadle.)
'Quantum of Solace' Worldwide Promotional Tour Kicks Off In Moscow; Craig Met Assassins For Bond Inspiration; James Bond’s Aston Martin DBS: The ‘Quantum Of Solace’ Test Drive; 007 Films Drop On Blu-ray.
Downey Holmes and Dueling Sherlocks!
‘Hobbit’ Director Guillermo Del Toro Sounds Off On What Bilbo Baggins Means To Him.
J.J. Abrams Makes Simon Pegg Cry, Confirms Running Time For ‘Star Trek’ (“It will be a two-hour movie. I’m sick of these two hours and forty-five minute movies. Seriously, it’s like I don’t have enough time to stay two hours and forty-five minutes. I’m exhausted just saying that twice. I can’t stand it”); Abrams Explains What 'Star Trek' Isn't And What 'Fringe' Is; J.J. Abrams on William Shatner: 'How Did This Become My Life?'
It's Twilight Tuesday! 'Twilight' Sequel Already in the Works? Well, duh. We've got three more giant books, and those noobs ain't gonna horrify themselves. Also: Christian Serratos, The ‘Twilight’ Tuesday Star, Eager To Say ‘Yes’ To An Impressive Career (um, she plays Angela, in case you were wondering); Teen Vampires: 10 Most Toothsome (none of them from Twilight); Stephenie Meyer interview on the Mugglecast/Imprint podcast; Honey, your wire is showing.
Watchmen Motion Comics Chapter 2.
'Watchmen' & 'Friday the 13th' Footage to Premiere at SCREAM 2008; Anthony Hopkins to be given first-ever Legend award during Scream 2008.
Live-Action Version of Mulan Coming.
Captain America Cameo Revealed In ‘Incredible Hulk’ DVD.
'Inglourious Basterds' [sic] Commences Principal Photography; Quentin Tarantino Hops Aboard the Cloris Leachman Comeback Train!
Oliver Stone and His W. Cast; Josh Brolin adds a 'W.' to a string of accomplishments.
Exclusive: Mark Wahlberg on 'Max Payne.'
Cast overboard in Tintin bust-up.
Jean-Jacques Annaud Heading to 'Kashmir.'
Steve Martin And Alec Baldwin Vie For The Love Of Meryl Streep.
Ving Rhames On A Mission From ‘God’ In His Latest Film.
Fox Green-Lights ‘Wall Street’ Sequel, Michael Douglas Undecided About Return. I would bitch about Yet Another Unnecessary Sequel, except that the time is SO VERY RIGHT for this.
'Heathers 2' Alert: Jason Dean Wants More Suicide Notes & Maybe Pirate Radio. Um... I don't want to spoil the movie for a potential new generation of viewers, but... I'm not sure how this is possible.
Cameron Crowe To Revive Career With Craziest Movie Already Made; An Open Letter to Cameron Crowe, Re: His New Volcano Comedy.
Elton John Composing The Most Hilarious AIDS Musical Ever For Ben Stiller.
Science, Murder and the Sex Lives of Conjoined Twins in 1951 [Found Footage].