On Wednesday night, Amy Winehouse’s goddaughter and protege Dionne Bromfield performed at the iTunes Festival and Amy accompanied her to the show. She also danced alongside Bromfield as she performed, though she didn’t sing, making this Amy’s last time on stage before her untimely death today at age 27.
Our thoughts are with Amy’s family and friends. [Buzzfeed
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In a sea of commercials where skimpily dressed sorority girls try to sell me beer, I’ve depended on the Old Spice Guy for that hottie fix I need to keep me from TiVo-ing away. There was the Isaiah Mustafa era (those were the days!) and then this guy, who was kind of a letdown. Now the new Old Spice Guy is … Fabio.
Really, Old Spice, you went from Isaiah Mustafa to Fabio? No offense, Fab, you’ve got great hair — incredible hair, really! — but this is not working for me. [YouTube] Keep reading »
Straight off the hype for “Horrible Bosses,” the trailer for Jason Sudeikis‘ new movie has hit the interwebs. The flick is called “Good Old Fashioned Orgy” and it looks about as promising as the title. The truly lame premise: when a man’s father decides to sell the summer house he lives and throws oodles of parties in, he decides to have one last hurrah—an orgy. While I appreciate Jason’s mullet in the preview, I shall be skipping this one. Will you? [Huffington Post] Keep reading »
Now in most ways, I am thrilled to see the ’90s come back. I loved that, last year, both The Pixies and Pavement were on tour. I’m excited about rewatching both “Clarissa Explains It All” and “Hey Dude.” I watch the original “Beverly Hills, 90210” on SoapNet most afternoons, and get secretly excited when I see girls in babydoll dresses and/or Doc Martens on the street. But, unfortunately, MTV is trying to bring back back the things I don’t miss about the decade. Prime example: “Beavis and Butthead.” I thought this show was funny for approximately two episodes, and then even though I found it uber-grating, I had to endure another year of every guy at school doing “Cornholio” impressions in the hallway. Still yesterday, the show’s creator Matt Judge appeared at Comic-Con to talk about the reboot of the show, which will begin airing on MTV in October. Judging from the clip above that premiered yesterday, it’s just as obnoxious as I remember.
Slightly less offensive—MTV2 is bringing back “120 Minutes” starting July 30. Keep reading »
My roommate tipped me off to the new Lifetime reality series, “Dance Moms,” featuring emotionally abusive dance dictator, Abby Lee, a bunch of overzealous stage moms, and some young dancers whom I predict will spend many of their adult years in therapy. Now that Eden Wood has retired and Mackenzie appearances are over for the season, I’m over “Toddlers and Tiaras.” I need a new show to fulfill my quota of watching the many ways in which parents can screw up their children. Ya know, in case I ever decide to reproduce and need a tutorial on what not to do. “Dance Moms” oughtta do the trick. I’ve watched two cringe-worthy episodes so far and I suggest you do the same. Deliciously awful. [My Lifetime] Keep reading »