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Archive for March 2012

See Some Rock Star’s Homes!

Mar 31st, 2012 | By | Category: People

Musicians often have humble beginnings to their careers, sometimes playing on a subway platform or performing on the street for spare change. For the lucky ones who attain super stardom, they can afford previously unheard-of luxuries. And some of them buy star-worthy homes. This collection features the habitations of performers from rock to pop and [...]

On the run, bin Laden lived in 5 houses

Mar 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Popular News

Osama bin Laden lived in five safe houses while on the run in Pakistan and fathered four children — two of them born in government hospitals, his youngest widow has told investigators. The details of bin Laden’s life as a fugitive in Pakistan are contained in the interrogation report of Amal Ahmed Abdel-Fatah al-Sada, bin Laden’s 30-year-old Yemeni widow. [...]

Movie: Bully. Another documentary out to save the world one viewer at a time

Mar 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Entertainment

Let’s all agree up-front: Nobody likes a bully, and that’s the easiest connection with the new buzzed-about documentary, “Bully,” out today in New York and Los Angeles. I wasn’t happy when Bobby Dreyfus told me I was flat-chested in the seventh grade when I was walking the halls between algebra and Spanish, and I didn’t [...]

Tebow eyeing pricey New Jersey rental near Mark Sanchez’s house

Mar 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Sports

Very soon, Tim Tebow and Mark Sanchez may be bonded by more than their team affiliation — the two New York Jets quarterbacks might be neighbors. According to the New York Post and CNBC, Tebow is interested in a rental property at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. It’s 30 minutes from the Jets practice [...]

Bear Saves Hiker From Cougar

Mar 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Home & Family

A 69-year-old local man says he has been hiking for decades. But on one recent outing along the Feather River in Butte County, a mountain lion pounced on him and knocked him to the ground. He survived the incident, he says, all thanks to a very unlikely hero.    [See More...]

High school expels student for tweeting f-word

Mar 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Home & Family

I am sure that the people who run Garrett High School in Indiana radiate intelligence. Perhaps, though, they have tossed a little inkblot onto their pristine record with the expulsion of senior Austin Carroll. He didn’t assault anyone. He didn’t toss a projectile, nor brandish a knife. No, it seems that he merely tweeted. Please [...]

Jennifer Lawrence’s Racy Magazine Cover

Mar 28th, 2012 | By | Category: People

“Hunger Games” actress Jennifer Lawrence ditches her girl-next-door image as she covers Germany’sInterview magazine. The soon-to-be superstar, who is on her way to earning big bucks off the heels of a record-breaking opening weekend, tells the mag just what she plans to do with her first big paycheck. The answer might surprise you!    [See More...]

Race controversy over: The Hunger Games

Mar 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Popular News

Any adaptation from book to movie is bound to rile up fans. The casting of black actors in “The Hunger Games” has spurred some negative tweets — even though at least two are true to Suzanne Collins’s 2008 book. The frenzy has focused on three characters in particular: Rue (Amandla Sternberg) and Thresh (Dayo Okeniyi), [...]

Val Kilmer Unrecognizable as Mark Twain

Mar 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Entertainment

He’s played the rock god Jim Morrison, Moses, and even Batman, but now Val Kilmer is taking on the diety of authors: Mark Twain, in a one-man play, “Citizen Twain,” which he created. The 52-year-old wrote, directed, and stars in the project. From the photo of him in full Twain getup, it may be hard to believe that the [...]

Russell Crowe Reported to Set Sail as “Noah”

Mar 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Home & Family

It looks like Russell Crowe is about to start gathering animals two-by-two.  Deadline reportsthat the Oscar-winning star of “A Beautiful Mind” and “Gladiator” will be playing the title role in the Biblical adaptation “Noah” for director Darren Aronofsky. It’s a high-profile role for Crowe, whose recent films have been a series of box office disappointments. His last film, [...]