Friday Morning Quick Hits

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Paris Hilton claims she has made all her money on her own and got
nothing from her parents but advice. She’s a
pull-herself-up-by-her-g-string kinda gal.

Britney Spears seeking to become Las Vegas lounge act. Chemical
dependency, struggles with weight and several broken marriage soon to
follow. uh…

Joe Pesci, absent from movies since 1998′s "Lethal Weapon 4", stretches his acting legs in his newest role as a mobster.

Tyson Beckford sues Diddy. Watch for story about Tyson Beckford’s disappearance soon.

Venice Film Festival
features movie about gay cowboys. Trey Parker and Matt Stone sue, ask for pudding sponsors. Yeee haw!

C3PO died for your sins. Australian church authorities say "these aren’t the droids we’re looking for."

Awesome Town

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Awesometown – FOX Cut
                        In
May 2005, The Dudes were hired to create a pilot for FOX. This cut
includes live stage segments and laugh track in hopes of appealing to a
broad audience. TRT: 19 Minutes 

The Lonely Island boys are absolutely awesome. Jack Black introduces the pilot and it’s probably something you should save on your computer knowing FOX’s habit of ruining good shows. Enjoy.[watch now]

“Cambodian Baby Hawkapoo”

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NYTimes: "Maddox, the adopted son of Angelina Jolie, is a regular face in the
pages of Star and Us Weekly, and in the way of so many trends born in
the pages of celebrity magazines, he has done for Mohawks what Harry
Potter did for round spectacles. He made them trendy, starting a
cut-to-the-scalp movement among Hollywood offspring that now includes
the children of Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany: their sons Kai, 8,
and Stellan, 1. Et tu, Natalie Portman?"

Gawker informs us of a new trend in hairstyles… the hawkapoo? I’m sure it’s only a matter of time before Maddox himself confronts the issue on his blog. That Maddox is so hot right now. Maddox. [gawker post] [nytimes article]

Lohan vs Duff Part 5,329

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Lindsay Lohan claims that she tried to end the
infamous feud between her and Hilary Duff, but, she says, she got hung
up on when she called.

“I called her last
week, and I was like, ‘Do you wanna hang out?’ And her sister hung up
the phone on me!” Lohan told the magazine Australian. “I don’t like
having enemies  …  and there’s the saying, keep your friends close
but your enemies closer.”

Lindsay, did…did you try kissing her? I suggest that method be tried before making pesky phone calls. After all, she is the Most Wanted woman in North America.[MSN article]

CBGB’s lease renewal refused.

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"An
estimated 800 supporters gathered in Washington Square Park on
Wednesday afternoon in a last-ditch effort to save New York’s CBGB, the
rundown club that helped birth American punk rock. But it was all for
naught….

"Today, CBGB’s lease expires and is not being renewed," wrote Bowery Residents’ Committee Executive Director Muzzy Rosenblatt ."
[MTV article]

Find more about the CBGB’s rally at the Brooklyn Vegan.

[CBGB's Flickr tags]
[ Blondie @ CBGB Rally ]
[Talking Heads @ CBGB Rally]
[Everlast & Little Steven Van Zandt @ CBGB Rally]
[Bouncing Souls @ CBGB Rally]

Thursday Morning Quick Hits

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Next,
on this week’s episode of "Cletus & Britney" he wants to name
their baby "Vegas"
and give him a traditional Christian upbringing,
while she’s pushing for the Kabbalah faith.

Rod Stewart gets paid $2 million for casino gig he never played. Casino owner says it was the best money he ever spent.

Japanese movie theater
offers discount tickets to outspoken nerds. Just say "one ticket for a geek" at booth, and you’re in.

Two naked women swim up the set of "Lost", requesting jobs. Apparently no one felt it necessary to FILM this event, even though there were cameras probably everywhere. Perhaps a few cell phone photos will surface tomorrow. In the meantime, I smell something fishy about this…

Radiohead and Pulp combine to form wizardly super-group Weird Sisters.Well there goes Hermione Granger’s academic career. 

Turkish novelist could face three years in prison, after being charged
with "insulting national character."
And yet Oprah still roams free. .
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For
some reason, a movie about kinky sex, lesbian orgies and vampires
bathing in virgin blood has managed to run afoul of the Conference of
Catholic Bishops
. Note to self: See Eternal.

The entire 4th season of 24 will be on A&E during a two day marathon starting this Sunday. Guess it’s time for you people to clear your TIVOs.

Police shut down stripper auction. Strip club visitors will have to go
back to the old method of buying the girls overpriced drinks.

Scarlett Johansson tells the press that she finds Woody Allen sexier than her current boyfriend Josh Harnett. Sorry Scarlett, you’re about 8 years too old for Woody.

“OMG!!! Jassica No More??”

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We’ve had to deal with a lot of high-profile celebrity breakups, but few have been as rough as the heart-wrenching demise of Laguna Beach’s
very own Jason and Jessica, also known as Jassica (or Jesson, whichever
you prefer). I know what you’re thinking. Are they really over and
done? Is there such a thing as love at first TRL appearance anymore? If
they can’t make it work, what hopes do the rest of us have?

It was a sad day of television when Jason and Jessica  of Laguna Beach parted ways but thank goodness TVgasm is here for us with a tissue…and some laughs…at their expense. Enjoy.[link]