IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Giant Tetris

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Go ahead, take a break from your work and enjoy one quickie game of tetris. Techie geeks created this giant game of Tetris on the side of a building in Rhode Island using “eleven custom-built circuit boards, a twelve-story data network, a personal computer running Linux, a radio-frequency video game controller, and over 10,000 Christmas lights”. But they still got screwed by the elusive l piece.

(via A Welsch View)

SIZZLER: Kidman Never Congratulated Holmes

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nkindex.jpgNicole Kidman has clarified her passive aggressive statement last week in response to the birth of Suri Cruise. The actress was quoted saying “I hope mother and baby are doing well,” but neglected to publically congratulate ex-husband Tom.

But now she’s laughing off reports that she said any of it. She was clearly misquoted. So now she’ll probably make a proper congratulations to both Tom and Katie…. Any minute now…Nicole?

CINEMA’S GOLDEN AGE: Silent But Deadly

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silenthill.jpgHollywood loves making crappy movies almost as much as we love watching them. Here are this week’s class favorites:

1. This movie is almost as entertaining as sitting on your buddy’s futon, eating Cheetoh’s and just watching him play video games for hours on end – $20.2 million

2. Hilarious skewering of “topical” pop culture events like Tom Cruise jumping on Oprah’s couch last year, daring and original Brokeback Mountain jokes, and 1997′s Million Dollar Baby – $17 million

3. Because watching Kiefer Sutherland run around with a gun, screaming “Noooooo!” once a week just isn’t enough – $14.7 million

4. I’m melting! I’m meeelting! Nooooooooooooo! – $12.8 million

5. They had the talking animals part right, but they forgot about the arctic temperatures – $8.1 million

Papa WOW

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aww yeaaahhhh.jpgA lot of people have an embarrassing answer when people ask them the question “What was the first concert you ever attended?” For some people it’s a humiliating early 90′s pop act like Color Me Badd, for others it’s a forgotten post-grunge act like Bush or the Gin Blossoms, and for most it’s New Kids on The Block (or even worse, NKOTB.) But as bad as some of those acts are, imagine being the kid who answers, “Well… it was this guy who used to be married to Britney SpearsKevin Federline.” Would there be anything worse? Sadly, it’s going to happen to somebody. BlogNyc has pictures from a K-Fed performance– people attended, people gave him the finger, people will now be forced to tell people that they went to a Kevin Federline show for the rest of their lives. Poor souls.

While You Were Exploring the Magical Wonders of Our New Site

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  • Charlie Sheen has been ordered to stay away from wife Denise Richards. Unfortunately, still allowed to work closely with John Cryer.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio suffered a minor leg injury while filming in Mozambique. Unfortunately, Africa’s nearest hosptial had run out of Smurf band-aids for the star.
  • Despite his recent arrests, George Michael is feeling fine and set to resume touring. Anything to keep him off the streets.
  • Paris Hilton lost her Bentley in a recent gambling game. That’s the equivelent of losing a $20 metrocard for the rest of us.
  • Pay five bucks and read Jessica Simpson’s blog, or read ours for free. We won’t try to sell you jeans. Then again, neither will she.

UPGRADE/ DOWNGRADE: Reality Stars

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Adrianne CurrySome reality alums go from small screen starlet to Hollywood VIP(UPGRADE) while others can’t get past the bouncer(DOWNGRADE). Which stars should stick around and which one’s should be escorted off the premises?