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August 14, 2012 | By Dan Gross
People have been wondering which local salon gave Miley Cyrus the dramatic new haircut she unveiled to fans on Twitter Sunday night. The pop star, who has been staying around Washington Square for about a month with fiance Liam Hemsworth while he's shooting "Paranoia" with Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman , took an Acela train to and from New York Sunday for her new skater punk haircut, which makes her oddly resemble Justin Bieber. She tweeted that she has never felt more like herself with her new hipster cut. She looks as if she should get a DJ night spinning indie rock/electro at the Barbary (951 Frankford)
NEWS
December 12, 2001 | By Bethany Klein FOR THE INQUIRER
Britney Spears paid a visit to the First Union Center on Monday night, and the runway show did not disappoint. The pop princess opened with a beguiling little number in sequined black, reminiscent of an Elvis jumpsuit, but showing more skin than the King would have dared. Sequins were the theme of the concert, delicately balanced by an abundance of midriff and cleavage. Halfway through the collection, Spears paraded around in a hat that easily could have doubled as a dark-chocolate cake topped with strawberry frosting.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 5, 2008 | By Tirdad Derakhshani INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
So is this it? Has Britney Spears finally hit rock bottom? The pop starlet-cum-walking-disaster yesterday was stripped of custody of and visitation rights with her two sons less than a day after being hauled off to L.A.'s Cedars-Sinai Medical Center following a bizarre standoff with the police at her home. Los Angeles Superior Court Commissioner Scott Gordon's ruling temporarily gives Brit's ex-husband, Kevin Federline, sole physical and legal custody of Preston, 2, and Jayden, 1. The court will reevaluate the order at a Jan. 14 hearing.
NEWS
November 27, 2005 | By Dwayne Campbell INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
In yet another sign of the times, former High Times editor and publisher Mike Edison has signed on with literary agent Jane Dystel and is planning a memoir about his life in "sex-and-drugs journalism," the New York Post reports. Edison, now the editor-in-chief of the revived Screw magazine, has also written for Hustler and Penthouse. The memoir, he says, will feature "more strippers, pro-wrestlers, porn stars, pranksters, potheads and punk rockers than have ever been assembled in one place.
NEWS
January 2, 2008 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
'Fergalicious'? Forget it Celebrities make New Year's resolutions just like the rest of us. Except theirs are a tad more glamorous. Take pop star Fergie, who offers this resolve for 2008 in a new video posted on the comedy Web site FunnyorDie.com: "Just to be less Fergalicious. " The 32-year-old singer makes the vow while wearing a rhinestone tiara as "Auld Lange Syne" plays in the background, saying, "It's kind of old now. People have said it, they've gone into Burgerlicious, and all these things.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 25, 2003 | By Tirdad Derakhshani INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Salvation may be at hand for the Bottom Line. The legendary nightclub, which has been facing eviction from its Greenwich Village home by landlord New York University, has drawn support and big bucks from Bruce Springsteen, Lou Reed and Viacom president Mel Karmazin, the New York Daily News reports. "When I think of the most memorable nights in my own career, few match the week of shows we did there in 1975," the Boss said in a statement on the club's Web site. The satellite radio network Sirius said it would put up the back rent, soft-drink maker Snapple is reportedly interested in inking an endorsement deal with the club, and a Dec. 5 benefit concert is in the works featuring John Hiatt, Suzanne Vega and Dar Williams.
NEWS
October 19, 2000 | by Mister Mann Frisby, Daily News Staff Writer
QUOTE "You don't want them to feel like they're the husband nobody wants to talk to at the party. But if somebody's in show business, it's more like well, we're all in this together," - Gwyneth Paltrow, explaining why she only dates rich, famous guys. Another Hollywood superstar has come to the rescue of the striking Screen Actors Guild. Eddie Murphy joins a short list of Hollywood bigs who have plunked down a nice piece of change. The comedian/actor donated $100,000, which brings the total from high-profile SAG members to nearly $900,000.
NEWS
March 12, 2007 | By Leonard Pitts Jr
For some reason, that picture sticks in my head. The one of Britney Spears attacking a car with an umbrella. Go ahead and laugh if you want. I won't blame you. Still, the picture - it was all over the news last week - stops me. There she is, this pop princess, newly bald, dressed unglamorously in shorts and sweatshirt, rearing back with an umbrella, ready to give that car what it has coming. Supposedly, the vehicle belongs to a photographer who had been tailing her. In that photo, there is something of the spoiled child lashing out. Something of the little girl, broken.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 28, 2001 | by Renee Lucas Wayne Daily News Staff Writer
Now we know how much that little gold statuette that had many a Hollywood type jonesin' Sunday is actually worth. About $5 million. That's the figure being bandied about by industry insiders who figure newly minted, best-actress Oscar-winner Julia Roberts is now set to be named as the first woman to enter the ultra-exclusive $25 Million Per Picture Club. Roberts' win for "Erin Brockovich" - for which she was paid $20 mil - puts her in the ranks of Mel Gibson and Harrison Ford in collecting Tinseltown's top dollar.
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December 10, 2012 | By Dan DeLuca, Inquirer Music Critic
It's Frank Ocean's pop-music world. Everybody else is just swimming in it. channel ORANGE , the spare and seductive debut album by the California R&B singer who's part of the notorious Odd Future hip-hop collective, hasn't dominated the sales charts the way pop princess Taylor Swift has. Swift sold 1.2 million copies of Red in the first week of its release in October; before the sales bump Ocean will get from nabbing six Grammy nominations last...
ENTERTAINMENT
August 14, 2012 | By Dan Gross
People have been wondering which local salon gave Miley Cyrus the dramatic new haircut she unveiled to fans on Twitter Sunday night. The pop star, who has been staying around Washington Square for about a month with fiance Liam Hemsworth while he's shooting "Paranoia" with Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman , took an Acela train to and from New York Sunday for her new skater punk haircut, which makes her oddly resemble Justin Bieber. She tweeted that she has never felt more like herself with her new hipster cut. She looks as if she should get a DJ night spinning indie rock/electro at the Barbary (951 Frankford)
LIVING
July 15, 2009 | By Sally Friedman FOR THE INQUIRER
Maybe you've heard of Lady GaGa; maybe you haven't. But it's likely that by the time summer ends, the singer's name will be on the lips of every tween and teen in the hemisphere. As for the current reigning pop princess - that's Miley Cyrus, of course - her days on the throne may be numbered. This information comes courtesy of the human crystal ball known as Tina Wells. The 29-year-old Erial, N.J., woman studies the most mercurial of constituencies - the youth market. Her company, Buzz Marketing Group, is hired by major corporations who want to know: What are they thinking?
ENTERTAINMENT
January 5, 2008 | By Tirdad Derakhshani INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
So is this it? Has Britney Spears finally hit rock bottom? The pop starlet-cum-walking-disaster yesterday was stripped of custody of and visitation rights with her two sons less than a day after being hauled off to L.A.'s Cedars-Sinai Medical Center following a bizarre standoff with the police at her home. Los Angeles Superior Court Commissioner Scott Gordon's ruling temporarily gives Brit's ex-husband, Kevin Federline, sole physical and legal custody of Preston, 2, and Jayden, 1. The court will reevaluate the order at a Jan. 14 hearing.
NEWS
January 2, 2008 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
'Fergalicious'? Forget it Celebrities make New Year's resolutions just like the rest of us. Except theirs are a tad more glamorous. Take pop star Fergie, who offers this resolve for 2008 in a new video posted on the comedy Web site FunnyorDie.com: "Just to be less Fergalicious. " The 32-year-old singer makes the vow while wearing a rhinestone tiara as "Auld Lange Syne" plays in the background, saying, "It's kind of old now. People have said it, they've gone into Burgerlicious, and all these things.
NEWS
March 12, 2007 | By Leonard Pitts Jr
For some reason, that picture sticks in my head. The one of Britney Spears attacking a car with an umbrella. Go ahead and laugh if you want. I won't blame you. Still, the picture - it was all over the news last week - stops me. There she is, this pop princess, newly bald, dressed unglamorously in shorts and sweatshirt, rearing back with an umbrella, ready to give that car what it has coming. Supposedly, the vehicle belongs to a photographer who had been tailing her. In that photo, there is something of the spoiled child lashing out. Something of the little girl, broken.
NEWS
November 27, 2005 | By Dwayne Campbell INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
In yet another sign of the times, former High Times editor and publisher Mike Edison has signed on with literary agent Jane Dystel and is planning a memoir about his life in "sex-and-drugs journalism," the New York Post reports. Edison, now the editor-in-chief of the revived Screw magazine, has also written for Hustler and Penthouse. The memoir, he says, will feature "more strippers, pro-wrestlers, porn stars, pranksters, potheads and punk rockers than have ever been assembled in one place.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 25, 2003 | By Tirdad Derakhshani INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Salvation may be at hand for the Bottom Line. The legendary nightclub, which has been facing eviction from its Greenwich Village home by landlord New York University, has drawn support and big bucks from Bruce Springsteen, Lou Reed and Viacom president Mel Karmazin, the New York Daily News reports. "When I think of the most memorable nights in my own career, few match the week of shows we did there in 1975," the Boss said in a statement on the club's Web site. The satellite radio network Sirius said it would put up the back rent, soft-drink maker Snapple is reportedly interested in inking an endorsement deal with the club, and a Dec. 5 benefit concert is in the works featuring John Hiatt, Suzanne Vega and Dar Williams.
NEWS
December 12, 2001 | By Bethany Klein FOR THE INQUIRER
Britney Spears paid a visit to the First Union Center on Monday night, and the runway show did not disappoint. The pop princess opened with a beguiling little number in sequined black, reminiscent of an Elvis jumpsuit, but showing more skin than the King would have dared. Sequins were the theme of the concert, delicately balanced by an abundance of midriff and cleavage. Halfway through the collection, Spears paraded around in a hat that easily could have doubled as a dark-chocolate cake topped with strawberry frosting.
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