Going off on pop culture
So many galleys. (Photo by RJ Mickelson)
By Scott A. Rosenberg
This past weekend was BookExpo America, a massive convention held at the Javits Center where tons of book publishers from across the globe come together to meet, show off their new titles and sell their titles to book stores.
I was there for amNewYork, and picked up many, many bags worth of books and galleys of upcoming...Read more »
Apparently, gentlemen prefer brunettes.
At least if that gentleman is from Riverdale. Archie Andrews, worlds the oldest teenager, is set to propose to one of his long-time love interests, Veronica Lodge, in Archie No. 600, due to hit comic stores on Aug. 19 and newsstands on Sept. 1.
The story, titled Archie Marries Veronica Part 1: The Proposal, takes...Read more »
By Ed Condran
Special to amNewYork
Ben Bailey is at Comix Friday and Saturday
Most taxi drivers dont give money to passengers just for taking a ride. However, Ben Bailey, driver of the Cash Cab is not most taxi drivers.
The host of the Discovery Channels Emmy Award-winning show, Bailey picks up unsuspecting passengers, who end up as...Read more »
"American Idol" fans were shocked when the mellow singer Kris Allen, 23, beat frontrunner and glam rocker Adam Lambert, 27, for the title.
Kris recently participated in a conference call with members of the press. Here's what he had to say, from the way the show has changed his relationship with his wife to his thoughts on his first single, "No Boundaries."
You're a newlywed and...Read more »
Adam Lambert didn't win "American Idol." But he sure came close, and with his glam rocker edge and amazing skills, he's sure to be a name we'll be hearing for a long time.
Adam recently participated in a conference call with members of the press. Here's what he had to say, from the constant chatter about his sexuality to what tunes we'll here on his upcoming album.
Lets...Read more »
By Emily Hulme
This has been on my mind lately, because I just finished up "Battlestar Galactica" this weekend: How do the series finales of the shows we love usually stack up to that show's run as a whole? More often than not, they seem a little bit like a let down.
This will be riddled with spoilers, albeit old ones, so proceed at your own risk. First up, "Battlestar."...Read more »
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By Emily Hulme
Yahoo news is reporting that Buffy the Vampire Slayer is on her way back to the big screen. But without Sarah Michelle Gellar and possibly Joss Whedon.
And no, not Kristy Swanson either.
Fran Rubel Kuzui, who was responsible for the original 1992 film and brought Whedon back into the fold for the television show, has retained the rights to "Buffy" and is...Read more »
Here are some semi-related Top Model tidbits:
Rich over at Four Four talked to Celia. On the show she seemed like one of the most levelheaded of the model wannabes, which is probably not unrelated to the fact that she's 25, not 21.
Legendary Supermodel Paulina Porizkova has not taken her firing sitting down, which is awesome for us. She dishes on Tyra to TV Guide...Read more »
This site, wherein an artist takes commissions from his young daughter, is hilarious.
Here's a sample:
The Brief: A Crocodile
The Critique: What's he going to do to that bird? Is he going to eat him? That's not what I want. You have to do it with him killing that bird.
Job Status: Rejected
Additional Comments: Killing Daddy killing! Can you do it killing him?
The...Read more »