April 7, 2013 |
IT'S Tattle's first-ever week in review: Friday Beyoncé and Jay-Z celebrated their fifth anniversary in Havana. Beyoncé: "Is that a cigar or are you just happy to see me?" Jay-Z: "It's a cigar. " Also celebrating: "Arrested Development," which returns May 25 - on Netflix. Thursday NBC got what it wanted: Jay Leno is leaving "Tonight" next February, and Jimmy Fallon is taking over. Norwegian tween girls got what they wanted: No school, so they can see Justin Bieber in Oslo.
November 6, 2012 |
This may fall entirely within the expectation of his fans, but Justin Bieber's concert at a packed Wells Fargo Center on Sunday night turned out to be a religious experience. Bieber started the show descending from the rafters equipped with a set of massive metallic wings, shedding them for a rave-up version of "All Around the World. " He closed with a testament of faith, a towering treatment of "Believe," the title track from his latest album. Yes, he encored afterward with his two biggest hits, "Boyfriend" and "Baby," but that was sheer pandemonium.
March 7, 2014 |
May nuptials for Kimye! Didn't get an invitation to the Wedding of the Century? Well, it's not likely you will: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West already have selected 150 guests for their Paris wedding. And they've finally set a date! The biggest day since Adam and Eve will take place May 24. People mag says Kim has yet to decide if she'll go with a white gown. Dave Barry: Not a Belieber! "That was agony," humorist Dave Barry tells USA Today of the first (and only?
January 11, 2012 |
You don't need Doppler radar to tell which way the wind is blowing in Philadelphia. On Tuesday, Fox29 announced that it was parting ways, effective immediately, with weatherman-about-town John Bolaris . The relationship between the storm-seer and the station, which had grown frosty during his four-year tenure, hit the freezing point just before Christmas when a Playboy article appeared, recounting his adventures in Florida in 2010 with...
April 22, 2011 |
This week's new DVD releases include the top Oscar winner. The King's Speech , Grade A: Director Tom Hopper's film - winner of this year's Oscar for best picture - uses one man's physical limitations as the core for this beautiful and moving story of courage and friendship. Colin Firth turns in another standout performance that conveys how the mantle of royalty is both a curse and blessing. And Geoffrey Rush finds the right balance between respect for the crown and concern for the man wearing it. This is not a movie simply about a king making a speech.
February 22, 2012 |
COMCAST'S TAKEOVER of pre-"Smash" NBC/Universal came with a price steeper than owning some of network television's crappiest shows. As part of its agreement with the FCC and the Department of Justice, the media giant will launch four minority-owned networks on its cable-TV systems in the next two years. The networks announced yesterday include: * Revolt, a channel conceived by "P. Diddy" Combs and MTV veteran Andy Schuon , and surprisingly, not about an uprising of people who get their Comcast bill.
January 29, 2014 |
Quentin T. sues Gawker Quentin Tarantino reportedly threw a tantrum when his new script, The Hateful Eight , was leaked online, and vowed never to make the film! Now QT has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against gossip site Gawker, which posted a link to the screenplay, says TMZ. "Gawker Media has made a business of predatory journalism, violating people's rights to make a buck . . . . This time they went too far," reads the suit. How much does QT want in damages? Unknown.
February 11, 2011 |
Make a C with your left hand, make a backward C with your right; put them together and point thumbs south. If Never Say Never is an accurate thermometer, then Bieber Fever - the pubescent-female passion for popster Justin Bieber - is North America's happiest epidemic. From Bieber's modest beginnings in Stratford, Ontario, almost 17 years ago to his Madison Square Garden concert last August that sold out in 22 minutes, Never Say Never is one part backstage biography, one part concert film charting the roots and meteoric rise of Justin II, successor to that supernova surnamed Timberlake.
February 1, 2014 |
Leno: Leaving on a high note "We've been No. 1, and we're leaving No. 1, and I feel good about that," Jay Leno , 63, tells USA Today about his 22-year reign at The Tonight Show , which ends Feb. 6. "People say, 'You could have gotten another couple of years,' but . . . then it becomes diminishing returns. " Leno, who owns more than 100 classic, rare, and cool cars, adds, "This feels right this time. " His next move? Taking his stand-up act on the road. The Tonight Show , ruled with a velvet fist for three decades by Johnny Carson , will be back Feb. 17 with Jimmy Fallon , 39, as the new host in its old home: Fallon is returning the show to New York.
December 14, 2011
SEARCHING FOR some cool stocking stuffers with a techy edge for under $30? How about a battery-enhanced toothbrush that sings like Justin Bieber, a protective case for a smartphone, or a vibrating magic "bullet" that turns a carton of eggnog into a loudspeaker? You may not have to go far for such cute stuff. Even stores not known for gadgets stack 'em high this time of year. Of course, goodies galore also await online for those who act fast. BEYOND BEYOND: A good example of living past its image is Bed, Bath and Beyond, notwithstanding the goofy "Dancing and Singing Rabbi" ($14.99)