March 2, 2013
Dale Robertson, 89, an Oklahoma native who became a star of TV and movie westerns in the genre's heyday, died Tuesday in La Jolla, Calif., of lung cancer and pneumonia. He had bit parts in films including The Boy With the Green Hair and the Joan Crawford vehicle Flamingo Road before landing more high-profile roles such as Jesse James in Fighting Man of the Plains. In the 1950s, he moved into TV, starring in series such as Tales of Wells Fargo (1957-62), Iron Horse (1966)
October 9, 2012 |
Director Brenna Geffers showed a bit of boldness when casting only women in EgoPo Classic Theatre's The Assassination of Jesse James . Running into traffic is also bold, though not without consequence. Geffers' script consists of poems, songs, text found in dime novels, and newspaper accounts about the legendary outlaw. The play, itself a collage of direct-address narrative, dramatization and song, chronicles James' transition from guerrilla fighter slaughtering Union forces to stagecoach-robbing bandit.
January 4, 2012 |
MICHELLE "BOMBSHELL" McGEE , the tattooed trollop who slept with Sandra Bullock 's then-husband, Jesse James , will pillow-fight Delaware County tattoo model Rita Rampage on Friday at the Deck (101 Taylor) in Essington. The event is the first of the new Pillow Fighting League and features three other bouts. Who could possibly be behind such a ridiculous event? You guessed it . . . Damon Feldman . Feldman is not legally allowed to promote boxing events in Pennsylvania after being convicted of promoting fights without a license, but pillow fighting is not yet regulated by the state.
November 16, 2011 |
IF THE ORIGINAL Black Sabbath can reunite for a new album, why not Eddie Van Halen and David Lee Roth ? Billboard.com reports that Van Halen (the band) will sign with Interscope Records and release its first album with Roth since 1984. Think of it as a supplement to social security. The Hollywood Reporter had originally reported that the band was going to join Columbia Records, but a source said that Interscope chairman "heard the band was available and wanted to work with them.
November 15, 2011 |
Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton , who throughout her young life has assiduously ducked reporters and cameras, has signed on as a special correspondent with NBC. Clinton, 31, is expected to contribute to NBC Nightly News and to Rock Center With Brian Williams , focusing primarily on how volunteers make an impact in this country and others. "I have long been impressed that Brian and his team at NBC place consistent importance on sharing stories of empowerment that in turn, help empower other people and families," said Clinton.
July 27, 2011 |
About 150 friends and relatives of Amy Winehouse said an emotional farewell to the addiction-plagued singer with the soulful, sadly rich voice during her funeral Tuesday in London. Several female mourners, including media personality Kelly Osbourne , wore their hair in the beehive style Winehouse favored. The singer's father, Mitch Winehouse , gave the eulogy, ending with the words "Goodnight, my angel, sleep tight. Mummy and Daddy love you ever so much. " The Press Association news agency reported that Mitch Winehouse said his daughter was trying to overcome her addictions because she couldn't stand the pain it was causing her family.
May 14, 2011 |
Charlie Sheen will never get his job back now: The Warlock has been replaced on Two and a Half Men . CBS on Friday said the show will now belong to Ashton Kutcher , the winning star who has assayed big roles in film, TV - and in wife Demi Moore 's heart. "I can't replace Charlie Sheen but I'm going to work my [derriere] off to entertain the hell out of people," Ashton says in a statement. How long before the ever-aggressive go-getter Demi shows up as a regular guest star?
February 1, 2011 |
Fans are thankful Charlie Sheen , 45, finally is in rehab - for what TMZ reports is a marathon three-month stay. The rest of the world is cashing in on the news. Porn star Kacey Jordan , who says she was with Charlie on Friday, literally cashed in: Seems he paid her $30,000 to party with him. She wasn't Charlie's only date. Michelle "Bombshell" McGee , famous for breaking up the Jesse James - Sandra Bullock fantasy of a marriage, says she was also there - as was $20,000 worth of cocaine.
December 31, 2010
AS TATTLE generally can't remember the celebrity shenanigans we've written about moments after the column has been filed to the copy desk, we're not sure how putting together a Year in Tattle will work without leaving pieces of our brain matter all over the soon-to-be-replaced Etch-a-Sketch we call a computer. But here goes: Was celebrity behavior worse in 2010? Hard as it is to believe, maybe. Granted, every year Charlie Sheen does something ridiculous and self-destructive, but in 2010 he really brought his A(-hole)
October 12, 2010 |
FOURTEEN Pennsylvania Ballet dancers will attend the "Black Swan" screening that's opening the 19th Philadelphia Film Festival at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Annenberg Center (3680 Walnut). The dancers are featured in the Darren Aronofsky ("The Wrestler," "Requiem for a Dream") film, a thriller set in the competitive world of ballet and starring Natalie Portman , Mila Kunis and Winona Ryder . The dancers shot their scenes at SUNY Purchase in January. Daily News Sexy Single Barette Vance is one of the Pennsylvania Ballet dancers in the film, as are Abigail Mentzer , Adrianna de Svastich , Andre Vytoptov , Holly Lynn Fusco, Ian Hussey , Kaia Annika Tack , Laura Bowman , Lauren Fadeley, Lillian DiPiazza , Megan Dickinson , Rachel Jambois , Ryoko Sadoshima and Sergio Torrado . The dancers shot various ballet-studio and performance scenes choreographed by Benjamin Millepied . The film festival runs through Oct. 24. A full film schedule and tickets are available at pff10.