I don’t know about you, but I sure am feeling refreshed after having July 4th off. Still, even though it’s a short week, so much is happening in the pop culture universe. Some of the most exciting happenings of this week: the series finale of “Friday Night Lights,” which makes me sad because I honestly could have watched this show for another five years; the release of “Horrible Bosses,” which, in addition to “Bridesmaids,” could make this one of the funniest summers on record; and the sequel to Push landing on bookstore shelves, which lets us know what happens to Precious about 10 years later.
After the jump, this week’s television, movies, and music plus much, much more. Keep reading »
Even if you are not quite talented enough to be their opening act, you are no doubt checking Ticketmaster obsessively to see when tickets for Debbie Gibson and Tiffany‘s “Journey Through The ’80s Tour” go on sale. Really—it’s our wildest ’80s neon and denim dream come true. But you don’t have to wait until the tour to see these two together. Last year, they starred in Syfy’s movie “Mega Python vs. Gatoroid.” Which conveniently was just released on DVD. You need to watch it because the fight scene is epic.
Dust off your bowler hat because Debbie Gibson—I mean Deborah—is going on tour with fellow ’80s icon, Tiffany. Deborah just posted this video calling fans to audition for a spot on the Journey Through the ’80s tour bus. To enter her Guitar Search, you have to upload video of you singing and playing one of her songs and tweet the link by July 9. Wait. Am I having deja vu? This is exactly like a reoccurring fantasy I had when I was eight. Only Facebook and Twitter and YouTube didn’t exist, so my discovery was destined to occur at the Scottsdale Mall while performing a set consisting of Debbie’s “Only In My Dreams” and Tiffany’s “Could’ve Been” accompanied by my karaoke machine. Keep reading »
According to a recent report on TMZ.com, sources close to hit CBS sitcom “Two And A Half Men” are saying that Charlie Sheen’s character on the show, Charlie Harper, will be written off in a way that will keep Sheen from ever returning to the show: he’ll be killed off.
Ashton Kutcher recently signed on to replace Charlie on the show, which resumes filming in August after over six months of being on hiatus since the Sheen walked out and was subsequently fired from the show after he flipped his lid and began “winning,” “warlocking,” “banging seven-gram rocks” and setting his home up as a refuge for porn stars.
But will Charlie’s demise on “Men” be the last we hear from him? Not so, according to recent rumors. Word is, Charlie’s reportedly in talks with TBS to bring a very similar character to the “very funny” network. TBS denies the reports though. Read more… Keep reading »