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One World Trade Center Once Again Becomes New York City’s Tallest Building

After seven years of construction, at 2PM EST today, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey  ceremoniously declared that One World Trade Center, once envisioned as the Freedom Tower, will finally surpass the Empire State Building as New York’s tallest building. When the steel column on the 100th floor was placed at 2:08PM … Continue reading

SB 1070 and Arizona v. United States: The Decision That Will Redefine Immigration

Today the United States Supreme Court wraps up its term until October by opening oral arguments on the legalities of the controversial Arizona’s Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act, also known as S.B. 1070, the toughest state laws on illegal immigrantion in the United States. It was two years ago this week – April 23rd, 2010 – … Continue reading

Kurtzman and Orci to Pen The Amazing Spider-Man 2

July 3rd may seem far away still for fans of your favorite webhead, but for Sony, they are moving full steam ahead on the sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man by hiring a creative collaborative duo with a resume that screams “sure-fire blockbuster hit”. Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, the writing duo behind the Transformers franchise, as well … Continue reading

UPDATE: The Dark Knight Rises, Amazing Spider-Man Trailers To Debut With The Avengers

It looks like the already massive superhero team-up of the Avengers is going to have one two more high profile superhero joining them (sort of)…Batman and Spider-Man! A fansite for director Christopher Nolan, NolanFans, revealed through a screen grab from a Warner Brother exhibitor site that the third and final trailer for the highly-anticipated DC Comics film The Dark … Continue reading

UPDATE: Iron Man 3 Recruits Guy Pearce, Jessica Chastain, and Andy Lau

 Guy Pearce, who stars in the Luc Besson action B-movie “Lockout” and in Ridley Scott’s pseudo-prequel to Alien, “Prometheus”, is up to play Dr. Aldridge Killian in Shane Black’s “Iron Man 3”. Killian is a pivotal character in Warren Ellis’ 2005 “Extremis” arc in the Iron Man universe – of which the new movie is … Continue reading

Francis Lawrence Offered Hunger Games Sequel Director’s Chair

Francis Lawrence, the visionary helmer of hits such as Constantine and I Am Legend has entered negotiations to direct the Hunger Games sequel, Catching Fire. Catching Fire, coming November 22nd, 2013, will see the return of Jennifer Lawrence (no relation to Francis),  Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, and Donald Sutherland as the villainous President Snow. Lawrence reportedly beat … Continue reading

BREAKING: Dick Clark Passes Away at 82

Dick Clark, the long-time television producer and host of American pop culture hit shows such as “American Bandstand”, “Bloopers”, and ABC’s “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve”, passed away this morning from a massive heart attack at age 82 at a Santa Monica hospital. The entertainment icon, who was once nicknamed “America’s Oldest Teenager”, suffered … Continue reading

Britney Spears Set To Judge “The X Factor”

Following a weakly rated first season of Fox’s much publicized singing live competition “The X Factor”, TMZ reports that the show’s creator and executive producerm Simon Cowell, has made a deal with pop sensation Britney Spears for a whopping $15 million to judge the next season of the show. The show, which lost judges Paula … Continue reading

Boys In the Girl’s Aisle: Is It “Normal”

I had a discussion with one of my best friend recently about how his infant brother brought home a new bakery play set – so children could pretend to be bakers and customize several toy doughnuts – and his anger that this was placed in an aisle set aside for toys considered more appropriate for … Continue reading

Developing: Secret Service Scandal Rocks White House

A full-scale investigation is underway due to alleged misconduct involving twelve Secret Service agents in Cartagena, Colombia. Allegedly, the Secret Service agents – now on their way back to Washington – had brought several prostitutes to the hotel President Obama was set to stay at during the Summit of the Americas. Early details claim one … Continue reading

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