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Web Oodles 5/20/10

Posted by missemmamm on May 20, 2010

TV
The Good Guys

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Last night the new Fox show The Good Guys premiered. The Good Guys is a 1 hour police comedy with a 70s feel starring Colin Hanks and Bradley Whitford. Hanks is the young by the book cop and Whitford is the washed up alcoholic cop. I must say that I totally dug it. The commercials looked really fun and I’ve been a fan of Colin Hanks for years but just because I like one of the stars doesn’t mean I’ll always end up continuing to watch the show. I was also worried because a pilot is sometimes the best episode of a series. They showed previews for the upcoming episodes though and they looked pretty awesome. Of course this show already has something stacked against it: It’s starting in the summer. This was a “Preview Event”. The show will beginning airing in it’s regular time spot Mondays at 9PM ET on May 31st with a reairing of the Pilot. Check out the Official site. They have goodies like wallpapers and a screensaver on there. This doesn’t really have to do with the show but I think Hanks is getting cuter. I think he’s gonna be like smokin hot in 5 years.

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If you haven’t seen Party Down yet you don’t know the level of hilarity you’re missing. It’s a comedy about struggling actors who moonlight as caterers. Ken Marino stars. To find out more read this unconventional DVD talk review of the show. If you have Netflix you must stream seasons one and two immediately. New episodes from season 2 are actually added to Netflix on Fridays before the show even airs on Starz. The 1st season was also recently released on DVD.

SNL
Last Saturday was the season finale of SNL hosted by Alec Baldwin. I love Baldwin but the show was uneven. My favorite sketches was the Timecrowave faux infomercial.

I, like most people, loved the recent Betty White episode. She was truly hilarious.

The Office
Between Michael being a mistress and Dwight being a manwhore, last week’s episode of The Office The Chump was pretty stellar.

Ghost Whisperer
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Jennifer Love Hewitt’s show was recently canceled after 5 seasons. The last episode airs this Friday. There are rumors that it will get picked up by ABC but they say that about a lot of shows and it rarely happens. The show has been resuscitated and revamped a bunch of times already. I’m a fan but I haven’t been a fan of all of the changes. I like Jamie Kennedy but I hate his character. I thought Jay Mohr was awesome but then he got Gary, Unmarried and they replaced him with Kennedy. When they brought Melinda’s husband back in another body that was a little to far out for me but ultimately very touching. I hated what they did for the current season though which was speed up time. I hate when children become the focus of the show which is what happened. So even though I loved being able to watch JLH in something every week it kind of needed to go (or be changed once again). Hey at least I’ll stop buying vintage dresses off of eBay on Friday nights.
P.S. Jamie Kennedy is the only celebrity to ever block me on twitter because I said they should get rid of him. I also said his head was too fat but he didn’t block me then. xd

You should go watch these Boba Fetish videos starring Chris Gore, very funny.

NightStalker
You can watch all 10 episodes of Stuart Townsends’ very cool, short lived, supernatural drama Night Stalker on IMDB right now.

FILM
Netflix
I haven’t seen a lot of new stuff added to Netflix lately so I went through and just picked some out.

Before Robert Downey Jr. was known as Iron Man, before he was showcasing his talent in awesome, offbeat roles he was cranking out romcoms that I, and I’m sure other, little girl’s loved: Heart and Souls, Only You, Chances Are.

Robin Hood opened last weekend. My Ridley Scott picks are: G.I. Jane and Blade Runner.

Check out some of the flicks I mentioned in My Top Movies of 09 post: Spread, Spring Breakdown, Streets of Blood, Powder Blue.

Other Good Flicks: Sherry Baby, Pandorum, The Edge of Love.

TRAILERS

Machete
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An amazing level of awesomeness. I can’t believe we have to wait until September to see it.

Cyrus

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This looks like a really weird black comedy. In fact when I stumbled across the site looking for something else I thought it was a joke. The poster looks like something out of an SNL sketch.

Inception
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I get a really cool Thirteenth Floor vibe from this.

Jonah Hex
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Pretty cool. Plus I’m a big Megan Fox fan.

Still loves Hal Sparks. If you don’t follow him on twitter. You are missing stuff like this.

MUSIC
Amazon’s $5 MP3 albums aren’t as impressive this month. Check out the full list here. My picks are Volume Two-She & Him, Greatests Hits-Blondie,& This Is War-30 Seconds to Mars.

Christina Aguilera
I really wasn’t sure if I liked Aguilera’s new song, Not Myself Tonight, when I watched the video a couple of times because I was focused on the video. Then I heard it in the car one day and caught myself singing along.

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To all of the people who saying she is copying Lady Gaga or whoever: They aren’t the only one people to wear bright colors and crawl on the floor. (Tongue in cheek: Obviously she’s not copying me.) Just making a point that there are tons of people out there who try new things. It’s not a big deal. And FYI Xtina “reinvents” herself every album. Either like her or don’t.

Goofy Playlist – Just click it and the player will open in a new window.

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REQUIRED READING
Bret Easton Ellis
on the film adaptations of American Psycho and Rules of Attraction.

Playboy’s 20Qs with Will Forte

FUN PICS
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Robert Downey Jr in May’s Rolling Stone photographed by Mark Seliger, (You could read the article or I could tell you that Downey is all over the place and you can see why some people need drugs), Jake Gyllenhaal in May’s GQ photographed by Peggy Sirota, David Arquette at a Nylon shoot via his twitter, Joe Jonas, Mickey Rourke in Iron Man 2.

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Thomas Jane in the June/July Men’s Fitness

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Dave Navarro poses for PETA to protest fur…and pants.

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Bridget Marquardt for Krypt Kiddies, Madonna in May’s Interview photographed by Marcus Piggott and Mert Alas, Kathy Griffin as Bettie Page by Mark Ruiz, Tilda Swinton in May’s Dazed and Confused, Marilyn Monroe.

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Megan Fox in June’s Allure photographed by Greg Kadel, Christina Aguilera in June’s German GQ, Katherine Heigl in June’s Harper’s Bazaar photographed by Alexi Lubomirski, Anne Hathaway in a 2008 issue of Vogue

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Because celebrities post fun pics on twitter too! David Spade, Hal Sparks, Jason Reitman as Ted “Theodore” Logan, Jaime King.

ART
Strange art, Portroids, About Portroids

16 Inspirational Alternative Spaces is pretty cool but I think I’d get claustrophobic in some.

NIGHTLIFE
If you want to get your drink on: 50 Drinking Games Guaranteed To Get You Hammered

FASHION
I had no idea that Amy Smart used to be a model.

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Julianne Moore is modeling for Bulgari.

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Web Oodles 4/22/10

Posted by missemmamm on April 22, 2010

TV
Ugly Betty
Recently Ugly Betty had it’s Series Finale. I was a fan of the show during the first season. I knew I had to check it out because I had been a fan of America’s from Real Women Have Curves and I loved Eric Mabius in Black Circle Boys when I was a teen. Over the next few years it was a little too over the top. I only watched it occasionally. I thought that the finale was really good but they could have made it 2 hours. You can watch it on ABC.

Saturday Night Live

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Photographer Mary Ellen Matthews takes the most amazing photos of the hosts on SNL. Check out more of her work at her portfolio.

Promo for this weekend’s SNL hosted by Gabourey Sidibe. Andy Samberg is so awesome here.

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SNL-Ryan Philippe ESPN Women’s Weightlifting

SNL-Tina Fey as Justin Bieber’s Teacher

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I just love this pic.

FILM
Netflix
Flicks now streaming on Netflix include Moon (Sam Rockwell), A Scanner Darkly and Tape. I highly recommend all three of these films.

TRAILERS
I Love You Philip Morris-I’ve been dying to see this movie starring Jim Carrey as a newly gay con man who falls for Ewan McGregor. Unfortunately the release date keeps getting pushed. It was March, then April, now it’s fall. At this rate the DVD won’t be out until 2011, sigh.
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Dinner For Schmucks-This flick starring Paul Rudd, Steve Carell and Zach Galifianakis is a remake of the 1998 French film the Dinner Game which is very funny. It’s about a group who try to outdo each other by inviting the dumbest guest to dinners. This one looks like a winner.
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The Killers-I’m not really sure about this one. It’s an action romantic comedy starring Ashton Kutcher and Katherine Heigl. She hasn’t made a good romantic comedy yet.
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Beastly-This is getting press because of Mary-Kate Olsen appearing in it. It’s like MTV’s take on the Beauty and the Beast fable. I think I would have loved this as a preteen. It could be a big hit.

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The Other Guys-Buddy cop comedy starring Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell as two doofy cops. At least it looks better than Cop Out.
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The Big Lebowski
: A XXX Parody-You know I love these porn parody trailers.
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It’s the 30th Anniversary of Star Wars. There was recently an issue of Entertainment Weekly out featuring rarely seen photos. Of course my favorite are of Han Solo. Ford will be doing a rare Q&A about the film in Hollywood next month but unfortunately the tickets are already sold out.

Clip from the new Kim Cattrall flick Meet Monica Velour.

At Long Last, Sam Worthington – Screencaps of Sam Worthington shirtless.

Music
Amazon is currently offering 100 Albums for $5. My picks are Battle of the Sexes by Ludacris, Sixteen Stone by Bush, Young Americans by David Bowie, Lust For Life by Iggy Pop, All the Way In by Berlin and Fast Lane Addiction by Shannon Curfew.

Lady GaGa Karaoke App for the iPhone

Lindsay Lohan
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I love Lindsay Lohan’s music. Her new single Stuck has just started getting some play.

Britney Spears
There are rumors of a new Britney Spears album being released this summer. A singer named Myah Marie (Stiletto Sex) is used to sing demo songs for Britney so she can choose those she wants to record.

Fall Back

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Infectious

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Hey Hey Hey

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REQUIRED READING

Alicia Silverstone will be appearing at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on Saturday April 24, 2010 due to her book The Kind Diet.

Lady Gaga gets lippy: The pop star teams with Mac to raise Aids awareness. She talks about practicing celibacy.

A Day in the Life of a redbox Ninja. This is about the people who stock redboxes.

Channing Tatum Details February 2010. Check out the interview and photos.

FUN PICS
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Actor Eric Balfour’s newest twitter pic, Gerard Butler in his recent W Magazine spread and Ray Liotta filming his new film Son of No One starring Channing Tatum and Katie Holmes.

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If you love costumes you should be following model Adrianne Curry on twitter. She’s gotten really into cons and posts awesome pics.

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Christina Hendricks in the May’s Esquire, old pics of Amy Acker and Eva Mendes that I like.

FASHION

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Sarah Jessica Parker in the May 2010 Vogue.

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New Photos of Lindsay Lohan modeling her line 6126.

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from Vogue Italia

I recommend
OOTD: Ugly Sweater Dress!

Jessi’s Rainbow Birthday

Castle Fashion features info on clothing worn on Castle. It reminds me of my old Charmed site.

My Futuristic 80s stylehive Character Grid.

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Web Oodles 4/03/10

Posted by missemmamm on April 3, 2010

FILM

Step Up 3D Trailer-for the preteen in you

http://myspacetv.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=103933585

Marmaduke Trailer starring Owen Wilson-for the child in you

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If you want to watch a movie right now the following can be viewed for free on your computer. On YouTube-The Mirror Has Two Faces, The Little Princess (Shirley Temple Version), Night of the Living Dead and Slacker. On Hulu-Calendar Girls, The Saint, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, Smiley Face, Killer Klowns From Outer Space, Soapdish, The Last Days of Disco, Babes in Toyland and Clifford, On Fancast-House on Haunted Hill (Vincent Price-original) and The Doom Generation. Many of these films can be seen on all 3 sites. I have seen and recommend all of them.

If you need a laugh check out Porn Parody Trailers. They crack me up.

Scrubs
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The Big Bang Theory
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If you like those, you should also check out the trailers for the porn parodies of 30 Rock, True Blood and Charmed.

If you are a movie junkie, check out this post by Repo! The Genetic Opera’s Darren Bousman.

MUSIC


New Christina Aguilera Song-Not Myself Tonight

Free Full Albums From Amazon-I Never Knew You by Cage & 20 In 10: Digital Collection by Sister Hazel

Free MP3 Singles from Amazon-Detroit City by Alice Cooper, Rock Steady by Bad Company, Suicide Messiah by Black Label Society, Doomsday Jesus by Black Label Society, Let The Riverrun by Carly Simon, Thorn by Fuckface, Rapture of the Depp by Deep Purple, If I’m James Dean, You’re Audrey Hepburn by Sleeping With Sirens, Perfect Stranger by the Donnas, Are You Gonna Move It For Me? by The Donnas

They have a lot more available but these are my picks.

REQUIRED READING

Mag Cloud is a service that will publish your magazine for you. I used to run an e-zine when I was in high school so this is right up my alley. The cons are print media isn’t being read as much when you can get so much on the net for free and a single issue can get pricey when you add up $.20 per page for the company plus shipping and your markup.

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Zoe Saldana: Center Stage in April’s Nylon. I recommend picking up the issue to check out the full article. She doesn’t tip toe around what she believes in. She even makes a remark about (I’m guessing) her Death at a Funeral costar Chris Rock.

Gerard Way Meets Iggy Pop from Spin Magazine.

Surfing Savant Clay Marzo from Rolling Stone. He has form of autism called Aspergers. This is a very interesting read. You can see him surfing here.

FASHION/BEAUTY
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Actress Jane Krakowski has done this video for Jergens to advertise their Natural Glow Daily Moisturizer. The great thing about it is that everytime it is viewed $1 will be donated to The Skin Cancer Foundation.

Mostly Recent Magazine Shootsz

The best of recent magazine shoots in one place includes (from top left) Chloe Sevigny, Scarlet Johnansson, Mila Kunis, Lady Gaga, Tara Lynn, Shia LeBeouf, Gwen Stefani, Megan Fox, Anne Hathaway, Kate Hudson, Milla Jovovich, Tina Fey, Lindsay Lohan (old pic) and Zooey Deschanel.

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America’s Next Top Model had a vampire shoot this week. Apparently it was to capitalize on the current vampire craze. I’ve always loved vampires & was hoping for more. Some of the photos were cool but as a whole the girls didn’t seem that into it & the judges didn’t make enough ridiculous complaints. (Yeah, it’s a guilty pleasure to like that, I know.)

Check out these photos-If Lady GaGa and Dita Von Teese Were Korean

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Web Oodles 3/22/10

Posted by missemmamm on March 22, 2010

Film
I have to admit that I love streaming Netflix over my blu ray player. Recently they added Woody Allen’s Whatever Works, Nine Dead starring Melissa Joan Hart and Weeds Season 5. I watched Whatever Works as soon as they added it and it was excellent. I haven’t watched Nine Dead but MJH has been tweeting about it for months. I watched about half of this season of Weeds on the net when it was airing and wasn’t getting into it as much as previous seasons but still want to catch up.

Art
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Recently Jason Trenton tweeted about an awesome artist named Jason Mercier. I absolutely adore his pieces. You can even send him your refuse for him to work with.

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Veik makes DIY Lady GaGa Barbie Dolls. They are quite a sight to behold.

Music
Airborne is back on tour and they have a new album out on April 20th. I saw them live (for free, yay!) in Bmore a few years ago & they were so much fun. I’m pissed because I just looked all over for the photos I took at the show & can’t find them. They are similar in sound to AC/DC.

Recommended Reading
The Michael Douglas Vanity Fair article was pretty informative. Also check out what Mia Kirshner has been up to.

Sexy Pics

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Michelle Trachtenberg in the February/March 2010 issue of Complex Magazine. See the full gallery here.

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Yes, the movie looks bad, there’s no way they’re dating and she bitched about the shoot but I still like it.

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Old but I just saw it for the first time.

Animals
I am really digging cute, strange animals lately.

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Capybara from Gala Darling’s Flickr

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Squirrel Lemur
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Turtle from Shrinkle’s blog

Fashion
Take a look at Shoe Porn. So much fun.

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Web Oodles 2/10/10

Posted by missemmamm on February 10, 2010

I’d like to start doing this feature once a week or biweekly. It’s just to let you know about some cool stuff on the web.

ENTERTAINMENT
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Tonight at 8PM ET (5PM PST) there will be a super cool Alice in Wonderland Fan Event on Ustream Director Tim Burton will introduce cast members including girlfriend Helena Bonham Carter, Crispin Glover and Anne Hathaway. There will also be performances by the following bands: 3OH!3 (woohoo!), Metro Station, Kerli and Never Shout Never.

While working one night I stumbled upon an interview with Paul Rudd The Many Faces of Paul Rudd It’s from 2009 but I rarely see interviews with him so I felt the need to share.

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Val Kilmer has recently become the king of direct to dvd movies. He cranks them out right and left. Many of them are quite enjoyable. I know I’m not the only one renting them because I often have to get them from the Redbox because they are on Long Wait or Very Long Wait on Netflix. His latest is Double Identity (also called Fake Identity). It will be released this Tuesday, February 23rd and will be available on Netflix streaming the same day! This excites me greatly.

Fun Pics, Just For Kicks
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This photo is from when when Gerard Butler hosted SNL last October. I must say that I love how NBC now has the photo bumpers up on their site. Go here to see more photos from this episode and here to watch the sketches. My favorites are Beauty and the Beast and The Spartans.

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I saw this ad on a site a day or so before Valentine’s Day and had to screencap it because it’s so adorable. Doesn’t it look like Conan O’Brien?

FASHION
I put together a few Polyvore Sets of fun clothes. Most of the stuff is under $50. Sorry about the expensive shoes but the under $50 search function seems not to be working properly on shoes. I didn’t even know they were hella expensive until I was done.

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