In other words, it's a deconstruction of teenalienangst from a geezer's perspective.
50 Cent plus seven days
For a second time now, Curtis Jackson
- 50 Cent
to you - has disappointed America. Fiddy, who recently pushed back his next record from June 26 all the way to Sept. 4, has announced he's pushing it back another week, to Sept. 11. Mr. Cent's CD, which is the follow-up to his momentous '05 monster, The Massacre
, will be titled Curtis
I love you . . .
. . . Kelly Clarkson
. I do!
The American Idol winner is on a kamikaze run to destroy the corporate machine that put her on the map. In recent interviews, Kelly has issued some nasty comments about powerful RCA chief Clive Davis, who could force Idol winners to sign record contracts with their own blood if he wanted.
"We don't braid each other's hair," Kelly says of Clive to USA Weekend. "And, despite the rumors, he is nowhere near a father figure."
Clemency for 'Deadwood'?
HBO, which broke hearts when it announced the amazing, Shakespearean
western Deadwood wouldn't come back for a fourth season next year, has made a compromise with series creator David Milch. According to E!Online, the cabler will produce two two-hour TV movies for next season that will wrap up all the loose ends so the show can properly be sent off to Valhalla.
Variety reports that West Wing
creator Aaron Sorkin
is writing a screenplay about the violent, contentious, crazy events that transpired at the hands of protesters and cops at the 1968 Democratic convention in Chicago. The Trial of the Chicago 7
, which will focus on the trials of the protesters, is slated to be directed by Steven Spielberg
It will be good to revisit an event which seems so impossible now.
But Sorkin and Spielberg?
At their hands, we're likely to get sentimental tripe that will substitute feel-good therapy for politics.
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