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Meet the Concept Artist Behind the World of 'Blade Runner' — If you ever have marveled at grimy, monolithic metropolis from Ridley Scott's Blade Runner or the sleek neon Light Cycles of the original Tron, you have Syd Mead to thank. The acclaimed concept artist has been inspiring Hollywood with his futuristic vehicles, robots and landscapes for nearly six decades (more recently with films like Elysium and Tomorrowland).

Mo'Nique on Oscars Controversy: I Won't Boycott, But I Won't Watch, Either — In February 2015, Mo'Nique roiled the industry by revealing to The Hollywood Reporter that Lee Daniels - who directed her to an Oscar victory in 2009's Precious - told her she'd been "blackballed" over "difficult" behavior. Turns out that wasn't quite the case.
Jan 29, 2016

RT @MarkHarrisNYC: Do you love Mo'Nique? You'll love this. Do you hate Mo'Nique? You'll hate this. Righteous and crabby! I ate it up.…

Jan 29, 2016

Q: Is Oscars night for black ppl? @Moworldwide: "Do you believe your eyes or are you going to let them lie to you?"…

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Amy Schumer to Take Polygraph to Prove She Didn't Steal Jokes — Amy Schumer is setting the record straight. "I'm being accused of stealing jokes and I wanted to come and talk to you about it and clear my name," she told fellow comedian Jim Norton on his SiriusXM advice show Wednesday.

'Making a Murderer': The Brendan Dassey Confession Viewers Didn't See — At age 16, Brendan Dassey admitted in a four-hour confession to raping, killing and dismembering 25-year-old Teresa Halbach with his uncle, Steven Avery, a Wisconsin auto salvage owner who'd previously served 18 years for a rape he did not commit. Dassey, whose I.Q.

'Making a Murderer': Nancy Grace Details Why Steven Avery is Guilty (Q&A) — Count HLN host Nancy Grace among those who think Steven Avery - the subject of Netflix's smash-hit docuseries Making a Murderer - is guilty of murdering 25-year-old Teresa Halbach, whose charred remains were found on his Wisconsin auto salvage property in 2005.

Making of 'Carol': Why It Took 60 Years to Film the Lesbian Love Story — This story first appeared in a special awards season issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. When Todd Haynes shoots a love scene, he usually pumps up the volume (he blasted Iggy Pop while filming Christian Bale and Ewan McGregor going at it in Velvet Goldmine and Bob Dylan while Heath Ledger and Charlotte Gainsbourg were shooting their roll in the sack in I'm Not There).

My Parting Gift to You: The Defamerpedia — As my final post, I thought I'd leave you with something you could actually use: a visual glossary of some of the most essential people, places, and things from the expansive Defamer universe. Enjoy. Baby eating (also called baby gobbling and newborn munching) is the consumption of fresh nurslings by CAA agents (see: CAA Death Star).

Larry Flynt Offers Up to $1 Million for Information on Ben Carson Advisor — In an open letter set to be published Monday in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Larry Flynt is offering "between $50,000 and $1 million" to anyone with proof that a top adviser to Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson is guilty of sexual harassment. "Dr. Carson, Heal Thyself!"
Dec 13, 2015

.@RealBenCarson's top advisor was sued for sexually harassing his male trainer. @ImLarryFlynt has $1M for more info:

Dec 13, 2015

Larry Flynt Offers Up to $1M for Information on Ben Carson Adviser… via @thr

Dec 13, 2015

"Larry Flynt Offers Up to $1M for Information on Ben Carson Adviser"… via @thr

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Bret Easton Ellis on James Deen Rape Claims: 'A Ridiculous Witch Hunt' (Exclusive) — Ten women, all of whom make a living in the adult film industry, all of whom have come out against James Deen, whose wholesome good looks and feminist-friendly persona transformed him from a skinny Pasadena teen into an unlikely porn superstar.
Dec 11, 2015

Bret Easton Ellis on James Deen Rape Claims: "A Ridiculous Witch Hunt"… via @thr

Dec 11, 2015

I trust the guy who also spent 2 years insisting James Deen was a great actor, he's never steered us wrong before…

Dec 11, 2015

"You know him personally, so you could probably better assess how realistic the claims are."…

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How the Man Behind 'Charlie's Angels' Became an Angel to Migraine Sufferers — For decades, neurology professor Dr. Andrew Charles has toiled away at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine as a migraine specialist. A hugely prevalent and disabling disorder, migraines have nevertheless failed to be treated as seriously within fundraising circles as marquee diseases like cancer or HIV/AIDS.
Dec 10, 2015

The man who made Charlie's Angels wrote a check for $10 million to migraine research. How and why it happened:

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Feb 06, 2016

@RomainBurrel it's cooler than the one everyone was posting the day he died

Feb 06, 2016

The new Twitter algorithm will only put me in your feed cause you wanted the best and now you have it

Feb 05, 2016

Henry Cavell will never know how it feels to be a homely wallflower like myself

Feb 05, 2016

RT @AdamGertler: You better start training. Dude is a disgrace to the cape. look at that gut!

Feb 05, 2016

Write about what you know I always say

Feb 05, 2016

@alexblagg Diablo is actually good. Well the beers are good

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