Ashton Kutcher To Play Steve Jobs

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The new projects seem to keep rollin in for Ashton Kutcher. According to reports, Ashton is slated to play the brilliant mind that was behind the success of the unstoppable force known as Apple. Ashton will be playing the late Steve Jobs in an upcoming film entitled Jobs. The film will chronicle Jobs life from his hippie days to his final days as the CEO and co-founder of Apple. Shooting for the film will begin in May which is when Ashton will be on hiatus from Two and Half Men. Additional details will emerge as filming commences.

SARAH PALIN TO HOST TODAY SHOW

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Sarah Palin-will host NBC’s Today Show on Tuesday Morning. The hosting gig has Palin facing off against her infamous nemesis, Katie Couric, who will simultaneously be hosting ABC’s Good Morning America. The television world is writhing with anticipation, to see if Palin will finally get the best of the woman, Palin claims ambushed her in an interview during the 2008 Presidential contest. Sarah Palin began her career as a newscaster and its been suggested that she has longed to return to a similar role. Rumors once circulated about a potential Fox talk show but it never materialized. Considering, Palin’s popularity (amongst right leaning americans) it has seemed odd that Palin has been unable to find a spot on network (or even) cable television. However, her reputation has taken a significant blow since the 2008 race. Questions have been raised about her intellect and expertise and undercut her ability to sound off as an authority on any topic. NBC, is in a ratings fight and some, including Meredith Vieira ( the former host of the Today Show) explain the Palin invite as a desperate manuver for ratings. Some fans of the show are outraged, but others are anxious to witness the spectacle. NBC has been described as notoriously liberal but it’s willingness to include the most popular icon of modern conservatism has the makings for fantastic television.

Worthy Readers, will you watch Sarah Palin on Tuesday Morning?

I Am John Wayne Short Film

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I am John Wayne is a short film that has been quietly acquiring awards upon awards for the creative story that it tells and the beautifully artistic way that it is shot. The short film has won, the Grand Jury Prize for best narrative at the Hammer and Nail film contest, and it has won a Steiner Studio Award.  The film is literally described as “a lyrical portrait of “Taco” a young black cowboy struggling with the death of his best friend.” The film lends a hand to broadening the perception of young black men. That alone makes it worthy of being featured, but it manages to be more so much man than a statement. The film has an amazing story to tell, and it is all delivered in a way that makes it almost impossible to tear your eyes away from the screen.

I am John Wayne is the brainchild of budding film maker Christina Choe. She began her career as a documentary filmmaker and has screened her short docs “Turmeric Border Marks” & “United Nations of Hip Hop” at numerous film festivals worldwide. She has received funding from New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), Brooklyn Arts Council and Canada Arts Council for her projects.

Enjoy Part 1.

I am John Wayne from Christina Choe on Vimeo.

Choe recently received an M.F.A from Columbia University for writing/directing, and is currently in development for her first feature.

 

FLOTUS Style Chronicles

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The first lady graced the Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards and opted for a stylish and youthful ensemble that we feel fit her beautiful. It was the wonderful hit of sparkle and the nicest amount of skin that a first lady who looks this good should show. While it is important to maintain an unbiased opinion, we honestly can’t help but tell you what we think. We thought she looked perfect. Your thoughts? Did you like it, love it, hate it or what? Details on what exactly she wore are coming soon.

The Extended Status Update: Getting Old But Staying Young

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By: Morgan Collins

“I got washed and dressed before noon on a Saturday, so if I do nothing else for the day, I know I accomplished something.”

 

Today, I patted myself on the back for getting up and dressed before noon on a Saturday, an anomaly for me. No, it’s not the same as getting up early to volunteer with charities benefitting homeless children with rare cases of glandular cancer, but somewhere there’s a trophy with my name on it. “Morgan Collins: Relatively Early Riser.” Back in college, Saturdays were reserved for pajamas and movies. The only physical exercise I did on those days involved digging through the sofa cushions to collect wayward pieces of Apple Jacks. It was my day off. My day of rest, but on the sixth day. Hallelujah, amen.

Now, at 23, there is no rest. My day job as of right now is not my dream job. After the 9-to-5 and on some days the 3-to-11, my real work begins. On Saturdays I have to go back to the drawing board no matter how much I’d like to spend it in an Internet wormhole of Wikipedia pages and Netflix movie marathons. I have resigned myself to the fact that I am getting older and, therefore, must take on more responsibilities. I guess I should have realized this during college, but I went to The University of Florida—everything was just a blur of humidity, football, and dudes in alligator costumes clapping their hands together incessantly.

 

In a way, my life is just one of many random moments on the universe’s ticking timeline. Aren’t all our lives like this, just blips on God’s radar? I suppose wherever I am at in this act of my life won’t change the ending, just how I get to it. But despite the inevitable, death and taxes, I still try to hold on to my idea of youth. Parties and bullshit. Pajamas and cereal. Silly and childish, maybe, but just my way of sticking it to The Man, whoever he may be.

Andre Leon Talley Reality Show

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 Fashion icon Andre Leon Talley has lead a life that most would die for. He was editor-at-large for Vogue magazine, judge for America’s Next Top Model and contributing editor for Vogue magazine. He managed to do it all in the world of fashion and become an icon while doing it.

Now the icon is adding another reality to show to his perfectly styled and chic belt, the series will be called Fashion Stories. A press release from Bravo describes the show:

We follow four up-and-coming fashion design teams as they produce the defining collection of their careers, all under the watchful eye of fashion icon Andre Leon Talley. The mission to “create, show and sell” is clear for emerging designers striving to build a business in New York City, which remains the heart of the fashion industry.

Only time will if the larger-than-life persona that is Andre Leon Talley can breathe life into a show that sounds as if it might be carbon copy of Project Runway and any other runway show that has been created out of its existence. We say with his expertise, we are bound to see designers pushed to the brink while creating pieces that they could only dream of with Talley as a mentor.