Monday, November 18, 2019

FOR THE RECORD: SHARON STONE WAS NOT A SUSPECT

June 3, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

It was supposed to be “satire,” except that it wasn’t funny — and many readers concluded that it was fact. After all, the report, headlined “Sharon Stone Named Suspect in Cannes Jewel Heist,” appeared in Variety, then was picked up by Yahoo! and made its front page. Several other websites followed suit. True, the stories […]

SO, CAN THE STOOGES BE RESURRECTED IN 2012?

April 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The upcoming Three Stooges movie from the Farelly Brothers, Peter and Bobby, has received an endorsement from Deadline.com columnist Mike Fleming, who wrote a biography about the Stooges (The Three Stooges: An Illustrated History, From Amalgamated Morons to American Icons) in 2002. Fleming wrote on Tuesday that he “laughed hard and often” and “was surprised […]

EDDIE MURPHY WITHDRAWS AS HOST OF OSCARS

November 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

(UPDATE) One day after the decision of Oscars co-producer Brett Ratner to resign in the wake of bitter criticism of his anti-gay slur and other remarks that embarrassed the motion picture academy, Eddie Murphy has followed Ratner out the door. In a statement, Academy President Tom Sherak said, “I appreciate how Eddie feels about losing […]