1. At this very moment, Disney bosses are trying to calculate whether or not the Magic Kingdom’s Captain Eo ride could pull in this kind of cash – $62.2 million
2. I can’t decide who’s dumber: the hapless couple who can’t figure out Marlon Wayans isn’t actually an infant, or the people who went to see this who can’t figure out Marlon Wayans is actually an infant – $21.7 million
3. I don’t know about you, but me and Dupree are probably gonna skip this one – $21.3 million
4. Superman Returns, but not with profits – $11.6 million
5. The Devil might wear Prada, but Jesus only wears Land’s End – $10.5 million
Fans of Project Runway and bitchy gay guys, brace yourselves: Season 3 contestant Keith Michael, he of the face like a bird (fine, a cute bird), may have cheated on his Project Runway application. A sharp eye over at Television Without Pity notes the similarities between many of Keith’s portfolio designs compared with those of some major designers, such as Lacoste and Marni. Keith, who fulfills my longtime fantasy of Jude Law and Greg Kinnear making delicious manlove and then producing a skinny, elf-like child, won last week’s challenge with a pretty halter dress stitched out of some blue bedsheets. But according to last week’s previews, we know something major goes down on Wednesday night’s episode, as Tim Gunn‘s brows appear to knit a 13-ply cashmere cardi. (i.e. He looks pissed.) Look at these pics, then decide:
Left: Keith, Right: Giambattista Valli Spring 2006
Left: Keith, Right:Lacoste Spring 2006
Left: Keith, Right: Marni Spring 2006
And you thought Alien Basket Hats would be the highlight of the season! So whaddya think: Will Keith be “Auf’d” from this week’s episode?
It’s Best Night Ever for Sunday, July 16th! Alex is here to walk you through the best of Sunday night TV, including The Chappelle Show, Entourage, and Lucky Louie.
What else happened this week? Well, tune in to Best Week Ever tonight at 11 and all weekend long to find out. Come on, you know you want to.
Before Superman Returns was released a few weeks ago, star Brandon Routh was a bit of a mystery, known to most people only by his eyebrows and ginormous, unforgiving bulge. But the more we read and see about the guy, the more it becomes clear… that Brandon Routh is a Class One, Grade A, Top of the Line Super-Sissy.
Routh threw a fit at a London press conference on Wednesday when he complained that his makeup made him look “wimpy“, and that co-star Kate “The Breastplate” Bosworth looked more “sun-kissed and natural” (Ed. Note: Kate Bosworth is a woman.) Normally, we would be happy to put down any man complaining of not looking “sun-kissed” enough, but in Routh’s case, we’re going to give him a break. Why? Because he looks like a re-animated wax museum version of a real person, that’s why. And frankly, if a little bronzer is gonna inject even an ounce of personality into the guy, then by all means, turn his pretty little mug into a baby shoe for all we care.
If you were thinking of having a cocktail to celebrate this lovely summer Friday afternoon, but felt a little guilty about drinking before 5pm, go ahead and pour yourself a tall one – because now you’re going to need it. You might also need to gently wash out your eyes with soapy water, because last night when Dave Navarro and Tommy Lee were walking the red carpet to promote the new season of their show Rock Star: Supernova, somehow this happened:
If you’ve been wondering about the new name posting on our beloved BWE blog, we’d like to introduce you to our newest writer, the lovely and talented Michelle Collins. Michelle will now be applying the same hilarity found on her own blog to all the pop culture news that makes you love this one. But as we are skeptical of newcomers, we decided the only way to determine whether or not Michelle is fit for this awesome task is by subjecting her to the test of our weekly iPod Shuffle feature, in which she shares the first five resulting songs. Luckily, none of them were by 30 Seconds to Mars, which means we probably won’t have to send her down to our torture chamber where she would have been forced to participate in a month-long staring contest with Michael Ian Black. Judge her musical worthiness below, then be sure to post your own shuffles in the comments section. And if you’re feeling boozy, play along with our drinking game!
“Driftwood” – Travis
“I’m A Believer” – The Monkees
“No Name #3″ – Elliott Smith
“Old Joe’s Place” – The Folksmen from A Mighty Wind
“Survivor” – Destiny’s Child
One of them is still black! The other one is still white! And they’re still solving mysteries together, this week on Psych!
Sorry about that. I just had to get it out of my system.
There’s a lot of good stuff on the weekend (starting tonight with Best Week Ever, naturally), so let’s run through it. Tonight you have not one, but two different Stargate shows on the Sci Fi network, on Saturday Thom Yorke drops by The Henry Rollins Show and on Sunday you have all of your favorite shows on HBO… as well as Tourgasm. And on top of all that, we get a couple of new episodes of The World Series of Pop Culture. So what are YOU watching this weekend? Vote now!
We’re not really sure what is happening in the following clip of Elisabeth Hasselbeck on The View this morning… but we’re kind of OB-GYN-sessed with it.