I happen to be of the opinion that there are three types of people in the world – people who watch Project Runway (super-social flamboyant types), people who watch Top Chef (Hobbit-like homebodies) and people who don’t watch either of them (joy-hating snores). As a proud member of the Top Chef category, I was embarassingly excited about last night’s premiere of season 2. Especially when I discovered the addition of a mutant with super-human powers in contestant Marcel (some say the new Stephen). This casting twist raises so many questions! Are adamantium knives cheating? If he gets sent home, will they tell him to pack his claws? And worse, will he get angry and slice that smug grin off Tom Colicchio’s face?
You have to love the mainstream media- always jumping on things when they’re HOT!
Yesterday, ABC News reported on this crazy phenomenon involving B-movie actor Chuck Norris. Apparently, there’s a website that generates random “facts” about the man… and oh boy, are they good for a chuckle!
Chuck Norris has two speeds: Walk, and kill. There is no chin under the Chuck Norris beard, just another fist. Chuck Norris once visited the Virgin Islands: They are now known as “The Islands.”
These are just a few of the thousands of Chuck Norris “facts” found on dozens of Internet sites that draw hundreds of millions of hits.
I don’t know about you, but I’m gonna check out these interweb sites lickity split! Thank God we have ABC keeping us up to speed on what the kids are up to nowadays. Be sure to tune into their special report tomorrow about a new social networking site that’s all the rage with teenagers: Friendster.
American fans of Prison Break might now be surprised to learn that the show is a huge hit in France. What will surprise you, we guarantee, is the reason. Not only is the overseas version dubbed, but they have also replaced the opening theme song with their own French rap version (YES, IT EXISTS) “Pas Le Temps” by a band that sounds like a euphemism for diarrhea, Faf Larage. The song is now number one on the French music charts. The video for said song is below, and you might want to cover your face Gallagher-style to block the spittle likely to fly out of your monitor. We think we’ve finally found the one thing both the Bloods and the Crips can agree on: This song sucks! (Am I gonna get murdered now? Probs 2 Def.)
If you missed last night’s finale — do not read this post. Looks like the joke is on us, folks! Last week, the Einstein editors of Project Runway (said without a hint of sarcasm, mind you) led us to believe that Jeffrey would be disqualified for outsourcing the intricate sewing on his final collection. And nothing says “neck-tatted cheat” like a teaser showing Tim Gunn “gathering round” his little duckies and then immediately cutting to Jeffrey crying like a mini-me baby boy.
But as we learned last night, Jeffrey was indeed crying — out of relief! The always elegant Tim Gunn explained that after a thorough review of all of his receipts, all of his stitching is accounted for, although he did go over budge by about $200, which caused him to ditch those creepy Stepford wigs (a blessing in literal disguise.) It was finally the big night, the night when Laura, Michael, Jeffrey and Uli would duke it out for a $100,000 cash prize.
After the jump, a quick recap of the big finale last night… are you happy with the winner?? Or simply shocked?
In honor of this weekendâ€™s Arthur Nights music festival, URGE is giving away an iRiver Clix Media Player. The Festival is curated by Arthur Magazine and will be held this Thursday Oct 19 â€“ Sunday 22 at The Palace Theater in downtown Los Angeles. Artists confirmed to appear are Devendra Banhart, Bert Jansch, Boris, Be Your Own Pet, Sun Ra, Arkestra, White Magic, Comets On Fire, The Fiery Furnaces, and many more…all of them are available on Urge, btw.
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UPDATE: Congratulations Mark from Boston! Enjoy your new iRiver!
The DVD’s aren’t enough; I need something else to remind me what an incredible show Arrested Development was. Something like… G.O.B.’s Segway, which is being auctioned off on eBay right now!
This is GOBâ€™s Titanium colored model HT i167 Segway used in the production of the Twentieth Century Fox Television Program, Arrested Development. The Segway appeared in multiple episodes being ridden by G.O.B. (Will Arnett) and became a signature to his character and is often referred to as â€œG.O.B.â€™s scooterâ€ on the show. G.O.B. is first shown riding the Segway in the Pilot episode.
It’s only $3,500. Small price to pay. Let’s all pool our money together and share it. What do you say? (link via A Whole Lotta Nothing)
Shea Hess is back with an all new BNE format. She’s here to show you the five best moments on TV for Wednesday night!