“Glee” Cast To Film Episode, PSA Addressing Cory Monteith’s Death

  • “Glee” will handle the death of Cory Monteith by writing his character Finn Hudson out of the show in the third episode by addressing Monteith’s passing from drug overdose. According to a Fox executive, “That episode will deal directly with the incidents surrounding his death and drug addiction … Ryan Murphy is going to film PSAs with the cast, as cast members, as friends of his, [and] they’re going to speak directly to the audience.”  [Huffington Post]
  • Travyon Martin’s black hoodie may hang on display in Washington, D.C.’s new African-American history museum. [Madame Noire]
  • Keith Urban is headed back to the judge’s chair on “American Idol” and Jennifer Lopez is in talks to return, too. [US Weekly]
  • Love that song from “Orange Is The New Black”? Regina Spektor explains how she wrote it. [BuzzFeed]
  • Prep author Curtis Sittenfield talks about her new book, Sisterland, which is about psychic sisters. [The Rumpus]
  • A handy-dandy guide to “Princesses: Long Island” filming locations. [Jaunted]
  • Actress Eileen Brennan, who played the captain in the Goldie Hawn ’80s flick “Private Benjamin,” has died. [New York Times]
  • Smurf perfume?!?!  Smurf perfume. [WWD]
  • Check out Cosplay In America, a book all about the creation and display of cosplay! [Laughing Squid]
  • What happens to dead skin cells in outer space? Remember to exfoliate, astronauts! [The Atlantic]

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