Posts tagged "fame"

Cookie Monster’s Press Tour Of Art Museums Is The Best Thing You’ll See Today

Because it is Sunday, and the hustle of a monster that carbo-loads while speaking baby talk never ends, here is my favorite picture from Cookie Monster's whirlwind press tour of New York City art museums, in preparation for his new mixtape  children's film "The Cookie Thief".  His selfie-face is on point. [h/t…
By: Megan Reynolds / February 15, 2015

5 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Ass-Kicked Their Way To Fame

The next time you see a celebrity walking down the red carpet surrounded by scary-looking guys in black suits, pay attention to those muscleheads: One of them could become a bigger star than the jackass he or she is protecting. After all, it's happened before with former badass bodyguards-turned-beloved actors. Read more…
By: Cracked / September 8, 2013

Farrah Abraham Got Turned Down Twice By Sugar Daddy Web Site SeekingArrangement.com

"Reluctant" new porn star Farrah Abraham got turned down twice by SeekingArrangement.com, a sugar daddy website that "matches" women up with rich dudes. The founder of Seeking Arrangement said he was approached by Abraham on two different occasions and that she wanted…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 9, 2013

Farrah Abraham’s 9-Step Program For Maximum Fame

So, you're on a reality TV show about expectant teen mothers. That's great and all, especially since you've managed to parlay that into a stint on the follow up show, "Teen Mom." But how do you take your fame to the next level? Erstwhile porn star…
By: Julie Gerstein / May 7, 2013

Emma Stone Coulda Been On “Heroes”

"It's so funny how different life could have been. I went to so many auditions. I remember my audition for 'Heroes.' I went in right after Hayden Panettiere … I mean, I haven't been around very long. I can't expect everyone to have seen 'The House Bunny.' Oh God. I am having such waves of…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 9, 2011

Why Are We Such Fame Whores?

In her Salon piece, “A Nation of Attention Whores,” Mary Elizabeth Williams asks why everyone in this country seems so starved for fame. I think that very question is on everyone’s mind after the recent “Balloon Boy” incident. As Falcon Heene vomited on national television, you couldn’t help but feel sick about…
By: Ami Angelowicz / October 23, 2009

Study Proves Kids Today Just Want To Be Famous

When I was a kid, I wanted to be a veterinarian. And then a firefighter. Then a marine biologist. Then a screenwriter. But according to a study of 3,000 kids in the U.K., today's pre-teens have very, very different goals: Twelve percent want to be sports stars; eleven percent want to be pop stars; and…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 4, 2009

Trailer Park: “Fame,” “Coco Before Chanel,” “Surrogates,” “The Boys Are Back,” “Capitalism”

Well, it's officially fall, ladies. Time to retire your bikinis and start packing on the winter pounds and you'd better hurry because I've already got a head start! Training includes consuming lots of empty calories and then sitting really still for long periods of time. Where better to do that than at the movie theater?
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 25, 2009

The Inspiration Board: Fame!

The remake of "Fame" comes out in two days and we are getting our spandex ready. Join us after the jump.
By: Lily Q / September 23, 2009

Fame And Fortune Don’t Bring Happiness, Yeah Right

A new study has found that the pursuit of fame, fortune, and beauty makes people less happy. One hundred and fifty graduates from the University of Rochester and Knox College in Illinois were followed for two years, and over that time, researchers assessed the graduates' satisfaction with life, relationships, and self-esteem. Participants also evaluated their…
By: Annika Harris / June 6, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: “Fame,” Cheap Movies, And Prostitutes Who Don’t Use Condoms

A remake of "Fame" will be released Sept. 25, 2009, starring Debbie Allen, Charles S. Dutton, Kelsey Grammer, Megan Mullally, and Bebe Neuwirth as the instructors and supervisors. [Variety] iTunes is selling bargain movies for the bargain price of $5. They're changing what's cheap each week though, so "Breakfast At Tiffany's" might not…
By: Catherine Strawn / December 1, 2008

Diablo Cody Rips Blogosphere A New One

Stripper turned Academy Award-winning "Juno" screenwriter Diablo Cody has returned to ranting on her MySpace page, and this one's a doozy. After she climbed out of Midwestern obscurity to win an Oscar, work with Spielberg, and garner the attention of the international media, the former blogger found herself a target for…
By: Susannah Breslin / September 18, 2008