Katherine McPhee Guilty of Murder…


…ing a great song, that is. Last week, we told you that American Idol star Katherine McPhee scrapped plans of singing “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” in order to sing “I Have Nothing”, upon learning Whitney Houston was in the audience. Here’s the thing about that. If you’re going to get up in front of arguably the greatest singer of our time in order to “honor” her, then you better lay that track down! You better sing it so well that half the U.S. Navy drowns in ecstasy! For example, when the day finally comes where I find myself serenading Paul Robeson in heaven, you best believe he’ll be weeping into his own lap from the sheer beauty of it all.

So did McPhee live up to expectation? Check out this clip of the concert taken from Access Hollywood, and you tell us. It took us a few minutes to realize that the noise we were hearing wasn’t our cat on the rag.

The Spears-Letterman PR Firm Video Timeline


In the middle of last night’s David Letterman show, apropros of nothing, Britney Spears suddenly appeared at Dave’s desk, dribbled out a few half-sentences and giggles, then toddled her way back across the entire stage, ensuring that every man, woman and child in this country got themselves a long look at her newly svelte figure, which wasn’t difficult as Brit appeared to be wearing no garments on the lower half of her body. The only way she could have driven home the message of this “Dress Release” any harder is if there were a giant neon sign blinking “Hot Again!” hanging over her. After admiring the hard work of her team of highly-paid nutritionists and fitness experts, it occurred to us that this isn’t the first time Britney has used Dave’s stage as her own private press conference. After the jump, we’ve prepared a video timeline of several of her more memorable appearances on the show, and what exactly she was there to tell you.

When: Last Night
What: Britney has a walk-off with herself for no apparent reason.
Why: “I’m not fat anymore, y’all!”

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Nicole Richie Is The New Mickey Mouse



Finally, an answer to the question you’ve been asking yourself for months: Is Nicole Richie slowly transforming into an adorable animal you’d find on CuteOverload.com? The answer, according to CityRag: Unfortunately, yes. Check out their newest post, Dying To Be Cute. It’s the most intelligent observation regarding skinny celebrities you’ll ever read on a blog, beating out the second-most intelligent blog observation: “OMG, they’re so skinny!!! I bet they snort coke & never eat! LOL!”

A Look at Sacha Baron Cohen: We Promise We Won’t Say It


sacha-baron-cohen.jpgOur seemingly excessive coverage of a certain record-breaking film that opened last weekend made some of you suspicious that we were actually undercover ops working overtime to get your ass in a theater seat. While the movie remains High-Larry Clinton, we fear the name itself has jumped the shark. So we’re going to try our best to avoid mentioning it, for sanity’s sake.

Keeping that in mind, who is the man behind the unmentionable character? Most of you know it is Sacha Baron Cohen, Cambridge grad and personality behind Ali G. But what we didn’t realize about him is how intensely private he is. So private, in fact, that a profile of the real man in the upcoming Newsweek clocks in at a measly 650 words. Still, it offers some intriguing information. For example:

  • Sasha is a religious Jew who keeps Kosher and observes the Sabbath. (Note to self: Do not stalk/text him Friday evening to Saturday sundown.)
  • He rarely to never gives interviews as himself. (Though we did find a couple of clips proving otherwise.)
  • He is hot.
  • He went to Cambridge.
  • But seriously, he’s gorge.

See? That wasn’t so hard. We didn’t mention “The Name That Shouldn’t Be Mentioned” once!

ICYMI: Stranger Than Phantom


At some point before or after Britney Spears’ carefully designed publicity stunt unexpected drop-in, Will Ferrell appeared on Letterman and, as usual, didn’t forget to bring the funny. Here’s his rendition of a classic number from Phantom of the Opera.

(via ONTD)

The Office Brings a Little SexyBack


Let’s make it easy: This is simply the best Office mash-up video we’ve ever seen. A music video for Justin Timberlake‘s SexyBack featuring the entire cast of the show, but specifically Steve Carell‘s dance moves. And we don’t even like this song, but it’s growing on us.

Seriously – how great was that? (via Office Tally)

ICYMI: Faith Hill Is Not The Biggest Carrie Underwood Fan


It finally happened. After years and years of watching award shows and anxiously waiting for a gracious loser to uncontrollably freak out when they discover they won’t be taking home the gold, somebody finally snapped. That somebody: Faith Hill. The award show: The CMA’s. The reaction: Amazing. Simply amazing.

(Out of all the YouTube clips online, we went with this one from richsobo. Thank you. The slow-mo close-ups put you in a league of your own.)

While You Were Forgetting To Vote


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  • Wilmer Valderrama wants to perform for the troops overseas. The troops hope to learn a lot and are excited to see which underage starlet he decides to “perform” with on stage.
  • A Turkish man is so convinced that he was the inspiration for the character Borat he’s traveling to London and expects an apology from Sacha Baron Cohen. Rather than apologize, Cohen will assume the role of the man and turn the story of his journey into another blockbuster movie.
  • Dan Rather will join Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert for Comedy Central’s election night coverage. Because nothing says “fake news” like Dan Rather.
  • According to a new biography, Paris Hilton’s mom is proud of her daughter’s homemade sex tape. As evidenced by her new “Your child may be an Honor Student, but mine awkwardly f**ks sleazy dudes on camera” bumper sticker.
  • Kanye West blames his disruptive outburst at the MTV Europe Awards on drinking a little too much. However, he still blames his massive ego on the fact that he’s just so damn talented and good looking it hurts. Baby steps, people. Baby steps.

Best Night Ever: Monday, November 6th


It’s Best Night Ever for Monday, November 6th! Brian Faas is here to walk you through the best of Monday night tv, including Studio 60, Everybody Hates Chris, The Insider, and Prison Break!