- Disney filed several trademark applications for the phrase “Dia de Los Muertos,” a holiday celebrated in Mexico and other Latin countries to honor the deceased, for a Pixar film. But after an outcry on the Internet, Disney put the kibosh on the project. [Southern California Public Radio]
- Aurora, Colorado’s “Dark Knight Rises” shooter James Holmes will plead not guilty by reason of insanity. [ABC News]
- Wade Robson, a choreographer for Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake, has reversed his prior denials and filed a lawsuit accusing the late Michael Jackson of molesting him as a child. Robson testified in Jackson’s 2005 molestation trial that he had shared a bed as a child with the singer, but was never molested. [New York Daily News]
- Kristen Wiig’s “Saturday Night Live” promos are here! [NYmag.com]
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Yesterday, the universe said in unison, again, “What the fuck are you doing Chris Brown?” This time it was because Breezy debuted a new neck tattoo of a face with what appeared to be a bruised/black eye and stitches across the lips. Ignoring the fact it’s an ugly tat, it looks a hell of a lot like his ex-girlfriend Rihanna … whom he gave a black eye and stitches across the lips. Could Chris Brown really be so fucked up as to tattoo Rihanna’s beaten and bloody face on his neck?! He is Captain Poor Decisions, but would he make that poor of a decision? Keep reading »
I don’t know about you, but I feel like Halloween always leaves something to be desired. Every year, it’s preceded by the usual hype, promising a debaucherous night for all involved. But, um, I find that it’s never really that good. I’m always glad when Halloween is over, and it makes me especially happy that it is immediately followed by Dia de los Muertos. Even though I’m American with no Latin or Mexican blood to speak of, the ghoulish festivity of Day of the Dead, celebrated November 1st and 2nd, appeals to me far more than any old Halloween. Keep clicking for products inspired by this amazing holiday.