CORN FLAKES: Your Essential Inessentials



  • Zach Braff has proposed to girlfriend Mandy Moore. Sources say that the couple will be married to the life-changing music of The Shins.  Also, someone seems to be taking the show Entourage just a little too seriously…
  • Disgraced non-fiction fiction writer James Frey has been dropped by his agent.  Next up for the great Frey-bang of 2006 – his parents plan to publicly renounce him as their child.
  • "Man" who says he has "proof" that he had "gay sex" with Clay Aiken will tell his "story" to Howard Stern.  Aiken will probably be too busy having hot heterosexual sex with lots and lots of women to even notice. 
  • Kate Moss blew out of Britain on Thursday, only 48 hours after being questioned by police over allegations that she used cocaine.  As she was boarding the plane, she reportedly turned and shouted, "Mwaaaah, you’ll never catch me, coppers!"
  • After being criticized for his insensitive treatment of gay contestants, American Idol judge Simon Cowell is now under fire from the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance, who are irate with his treatment of overweight people.  Next up: Simon dismisses a contestant for being "too black". 

Not Really An Instinct



Moviegoers who love ‘sexy psychological thrillers’ can cancel their Cinemax subscription, because the almost-released Basic Instinct 2 is super hot according to censors. If you’re into two 50 years olds teasing each other sexually,  against a backdrop of dark mind-games, dangerous kitchen utensils and zipper-heavy costumes, get in line. 

SIZZLER: Britney Pregnant Again?



The Bosh has been reading In Touch:

Britney Spears is reportedly expecting a second child. The ‘Toxic’ singer gave birth to her first child, Sean Preston – four months ago. America’s In Touch magazine quoted a friend of the singer as saying: "Britney is definitely pregnant again. "She is acting the same way she did when she was expecting her first child."

K-fed is the man!

Poll: New Bond Girl?



The new James Bond movie kicked off its production with a brand new lead, actor Daniel Craig, but it hasn’t yet cast a leading lady. Who do you think should shake 007′s, er, martini?

(answer in the comments section)

This Day Last Year


On February 1st 2005:

Usher told Elle Magazine he wouldn’t mind having public sex. Skinny white Elle staff writer misconstrued comment for sexual assault. 

Kate Bosworth and Orlando Bloom call it quits. 15 year-old Katie Smart from Kansas City and her home made voodoo doll was to blame.   

Alec Baldwin rushed to the aid of a woman who fainted in a Broadway theater. He reportedly picked her up and carried her outside for some fresh air. She was never heard from again.

LISTEN UP: Your Daily Dose of the Best Music Ever



Despite having one of the worst band names since Deep Blue Something, this year’s Arcade Fire Award for Blog-Created Musical Superstars is definitely going to four UK indie rockers who call themselves Arctic Monkeys

After being breathlessly blogged about everywhere from Stereogum to some dude’s MySpace page, the Monkeys meteoric rise to the top of the British charts managed to give them the fastest-selling debut record from any U.K. act, ever.  Take a listen for yourself, and see if they live up to the hype (or ‘type’, as it were):