Just as we were at a loss for a good Indian entertainer in these hot summer days, comes a new twist in the latest episode of the Great Samosa Battle of New Jersey. Think of it as Season 2 of the Great Samosa Lawsuit. On one side of the Samosa legal battle, you have a […]
Even by the bizarre theatrical standards of entertainers these days, American pop queen Lady Gaga is sui generis for her outrageous attire and antics (she came to the Grammys function in a huge egg carried by four men). Upon seeing Lady Gaga in her de rigueur skimpy attire, the late night TV host David Letterman […]
Surely all ye wastrels must have seen countless YouTube videos while pretending to work at your cubicles. But can any of you point to an amateur video that has garnered over 300 million views, yes schmucks that’s 300 million plus views. No idea? Folks, the video is Charlie Bit Me. And it’s among the Top […]
Hooray, Netflix Instant play streaming service is gonna get some competition. RedBox, the $1 DVD rental kiosk company, plans to roll out a movie streaming service in the U.S. and is scouting for a partner. Word on the street is that e-commerce behemoth Amazon.com might end up as its partner.
If the Hawaiian pop sensation Bruno Mars fails to win more than one Grammy tomorrow, we’ll consider putting a bullet between our eyes. Seriously. We discovered Bruno thanks to a piece in the current issue of New Yorker (February 14 & 21, 2011, p.120-122). Since we purchased his top of the charts Grenade track on […]
Just in time for the upcoming Sundance Film Festival, Ford Foundation has rolled out a $50 million global initiative called JustFilms to support documentary filmmakers focusing on social issues. JustFilms intends to invest $10 million a year over the next five years to support documentary filmmakers who lack funding to realize their visions or reach […]