“Magnum, P.I.” Has Serious B.O. Potential

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According to CNN, Magnum, P.I. is coming to the big screen:

Rawson Marshall Thurber ("Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story") has signed on to write and direct the big-screen adaptation of "Magnum P.I.," the 1980s series that made Tom Selleck a star.

…Thurber is not making a spoof but rather something akin to the tone of the show, which mixed humor and danger. The story line for the Universal Pictures film sees Magnum, with the help of his former military pals, searching for a missing buddy.

If you’re thinking the missing buddy is Steve Guttenberg, you’re wrong (and mean; he’s been great in everything he’s ever been in!). And the missing buddy isn’t his mustache either. The missing buddy is his running shorts.

Trash Bags: So Hot Right Now

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Move over Marc Jacobs, because there’s a hot new designer in town!  Two of them, actually. 

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen (you ever wonder if Ashley gets pissed at always being mentioned second?) have recently announced plans to bring their peculiar style of dumpster diving haute couture to high-end retailers across the country. 

This means that soon you – yes, you! – can also look like a recovering addict who got hosed down with sewer water on your way to the methadone clinic.  Provided you’re rich enough to afford to look poor, of course.

Tipper Gore

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The New York Post has the dish on Kate Capshaw’s tipping habits:

A PAGE SIX tattletale claims…that actress Kate Capshaw, wife of Steven Spielberg, brought eight children into the Milky Way restaurant in Los Angeles and was "incredibly demanding. She sent everything back and nothing was done correctly – the tea was too cold, everything. So the waitress was run ragged and at the end she didn’t even leave a tip – and the meal was comped." To make the tale even more embarrassing, the Milky Way is owned by Spielberg’s mother. But Capshaw’s representative, Marvin Levy, insisted that our source’s no-tipping tale was utter hogwash.

To be fair, the meal was free, so fifteen percent of that is zero.

Intimate Portrait: Beth Stolarczyk

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Take an up close and personal look at the fascinating Beth from the Gauntlet 2.  The elusive celebrity spills all her secrets about "the industry" and what it’s like to mingle with superstars like Scott Wolff and Michael Rappaport at this year’s Sundance Festival on her very own Yahoo Podcast.

No Hassle, Just Hoff

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It’s a good week for Hasselhoff fans. First, the International Federation of Competitive Eating, IFOCE, annouces that it will seek to determine the exact weight of the actor’s generously-sized head.

Then come’s Waxhoff.com, a website that allows you to simulate waxing the Hoff’s chest as he spews impassioned lines from his Knight Rider days.

Bonus: If you still can’t get enough of Germany’s hottest pop star, try making a Hasselhoff paper airplane

The Elfman in the Room

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Tonight at 9:30 on CBS, Jenna Elfman returns to network TV in Courting Alex. The much anticipated show, about a single lawyer balancing work with romance, is receiving rave reviews from the critics.

Check out the roundup of overwhelming praise:

"Unoriginal doesn’t … describe ‘Courting Alex’ " -The Seattle Post Intellegencer

"It … look like a winner." -The Courier Journal

"It has all the …elements of a show…" -The Chicago Tribune

‘"’Courting Alex’ doesn’t deserve contempt" -The Boston Globe

NBC Has to Pay for “Friends”

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From hollywoodnews.com: 

NBC has apparently struck a deal with the six stars of FRIENDS to lure them back to the small screen for four hour long specials. Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, David Schwimmer and Matthew Perry will all return for a whopping $5 million each!

Also, there might be another spin-off show starring Perry, Schwimmer, and LeBlanc called A Guy Thing. Dare we dream?

(Thanks to goldenfiddle.)