Monthly Archives: February 2011

Ben & Jerry’s Late Night Snack

Ben & Jerry’s Late Night Snack is the latest ice cream flavor to honor a celebrity — Late Night host Jimmy Fallon. He follows other famous people who have their own Ben & Jerry’s flavors, like Willie Nelson and Stephen Colbert. Late Night Snack sounds pretty yummy. The frozen concoction contains vanilla bean ice cream with a salty caramel swirl and fudge covered potato chip clusters.

Look for the new flavor in your grocer’s freezer this month with two other new Ben & Jerry’s taste treats:

Red Velvet Cake, a red velvet cake batter ice cream with red velvet cake pieces and a cream cheese frost swirl.

Clusterfluff, a peanut butter ice cream with caramel cluster pieces, peanut butter and marshmallow swirls.

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Season 12 Dancing With The Stars Cast Revealed

The season 12 Dancing With The Stars cast was revealed tonight. The 11 celebrity contestants are:

Ralph Macchio, 49, the star of three Karate Kid movies and My Cousin Vinny

Kirstie Alley, 60, starred in Fat Actress, Veronica’s Closet and Cheers

Petra Nemcova, 31, a Czech model

Wendy Williams, 46, a frank talk-show host

Sugar Ray Leonard, 54, the Olympic gold-medal-winning boxer

Psycho Mike, a.k.a. Michael Catherwood, 31, a popular deejay for KROQ in Los Angeles

Chelsea Kane, 22, best known for playing Stella on Disney Channel’s Jonas L.A.

Romeo, 21, once known as Lil Romeo, is a rapper, actor, and son of past DWTS participant Master P

Kendra Wilkinson, 25, the former star of E!’s The Girls Next Door and the current star of her own eponymous reality show

Chris Jericho, 40, a pro wrestler who won 23 championships in the WWE

Hines Ward, 34, an NFL Pro Bowler from the Pittsburgh Steelers

The dancing competition show returns March 21st.

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What Songs Will The Top 12 Male Semifinalists Perform On American Idol On March 1, 2010?

The Top 12 male semifinalists take the American Idol stage for the first time to perform for the judges and for the nation. On this season’s first night of voting, America votes to pick the top 10 male vocalists. The episode airs on Tuesday, March 1 (8:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) on Fox.

Here is Tuesday night’s set list, with the order and what songs the guys chose.

Clint Jun Gamboa – “Superstition” by Stevie Wonder

Jovany Barreto – “I’ll Be” by Edwin McCain

Jordan Dorsey – “OMG” by Usher

Tim Halperin – “Street Corner Symphony/Come On Over” by Rob Thomas

Brett Loewenstern – “Light My Fire” by The Doors

James Durbin – “You Got Another Thing Coming” by Judas Priest

Robbie Rosen – “In the Arms of the Angel” by Sarah McLachlan

Scotty McCreery – “Letters from Home” by John Michael Montgomery

Stefano Langone – “Just the Way You Are” by Bruno Mars

Paul McDonald – “Maggie Mae” by Rod Stewart

Jacob Lusk – “A House is Not a Home” by Luther Vandeross

Casey Abrams – “I Put a Spell on You” by Creedence Clearwater Revival

Lastly, Fox is ready to deliver with American Idol online voting! Starting this Tuesday, March 1st right after the Top 12 Guys performance show you’ll be able to get on americanidol.com and vote for your favorite singer!

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This Is A Book By Demetri Martin

This Is A Book by comedian Demetri Martin will include 288 pages of jokes, essays, stories, drawings and palindromes and see release on April 25th, 2011.

Demetri will also be doing a book and the dates are:

New York, NY 4/25/11 Barnes & Noble Union Square
Washington, DC 4/27/11 Sixth & I
Cambridge, MA 4/28/11 Harvard Co-Op
Austin, TX 4/29/11 Book People
Los Angeles, CA 5/01/11 LA Times Festival of Books
San Francisco, CA 5/05/11 Books Inc. in Opera Plaza
Portland, OR 5/06/11 Powell’s Books
Seattle, WA 5/07/11 University Bookstore
West Hollywood, CA 5/10/11 Book Soup

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Elton John To Host Saturday Night Live On April 2nd

Sir Elton John will play double duty on April 2 when he hosts Saturday Night Live and appears as the show’s musical guest with Leon Russell. It will be his first time back on the SNL stage since 1982, when he performed the songs “Empty Garden” and “Ball And Chain.”

The booking was revealed at John’s annual Oscar viewing party, held Sunday night at the Pacific Design Center. The party included a live auction to benefit the Elton John Aids Foundation. Among the items offered was VIP access for two to SNL’s April 2 show and cast after-party, courtesy of Lorne Michaels. The winning bid came in at $75,000.

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Glee Encore Blu-ray & DVD Arrive On April 19th

The perfect party companion, enjoy the most talked about musical performances when “Glee” Encore arrives onto Blu-ray and DVD from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment on April 19th. The hit musical television series now has more Billboard Magazine Hot 100 chart entries than any other artist, topping Elvis Presley and James Brown.

This full-length DVD features a set list of Season One’s most sensational musical numbers – back to back so the party never has to end!  Experience all your favorite hit songs by Lady Gaga, Madonna, Journey, and much more.

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ESPN The Magazine’s ‘Fiction Issue’ Produced In Collaboration With McSweeney’s On Newsstands Now

ESPN The Magazine merges sports and fiction in its new issue, on now. With traditional short fiction pieces produced in collaboration with the acclaimed publishing house McSweeney’s, the features explore alternate realities, myths and rumors that are hard to separate from truth. “The Fiction Issue” is the first full issue of a major sports magazine dedicated to literary fiction, and includes contributions from:

- Best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize-finalist Dave Eggers, who traces World Series greatness back to its roots, almost literally (“My Life In Baseball, By The Beard”).

- Fringe executive producer Jeff Pinkner, who imagines alternate realities for some of the most pivotal moments in recent sports history (“What If…”).

- MLB pitcher Miguel Batista, who shows how stickball kindles a grandmother’s memories in his piece “The Family Business.”

- Before Zack Greinke was traded from Kansas City to Milwaukee, rumors had him going to at least 10 other teams. Buster Olney looks inside the modern culture of misinformation.

- David Fleming presents the fantastical story of NFL rushing champ Arian Foster. Good luck separating fact from fiction.

Read more about this special issue HERE.

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Oscars Envelope Gets A Makeover

For the first time in Oscar’s 83-year history, a designer has created a special, Oscar-only envelope. Marc Friedland created the sharp new look for the usually bland envelopes.

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The Complete List of The 83rd Academy Awards Winners

The 83rd Academy Awards were presented Sunday night at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. The show was hosted by James Franco and Anne Hathaway. You can view the complete list of winners and nominees below:

BEST PICTURE:

**Winner** The King’s Speech (The Weinstein Company), Iain Canning, Emile Sherman and Gareth Unwin, Producers

Black Swan (Fox Searchlight Pictures), Mike Medavoy, Brian Oliver and Scott Franklin, Producers

The Fighter (Paramount Pictures), David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman and Mark Wahlberg, Producers

Inception (Warner Bros. Pictures), Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan, Producers

The Kids Are All Right (Focus Features), Gary Gilbert, Jeffrey Levy-Hinte and Celine Rattray, Producers

127 Hours (Fox Searchlight Pictures), Christian Colson, Danny Boyle and John Smithson, Producers

The Social Network (Columbia Pictures), Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca and Ceán Chaffin, Producers

Toy Story 3 (Disney•Pixar), Darla K. Anderson, Producer

True Grit (Paramount Pictures), Scott Rudin, Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, Producers

Winter’s Bone (Roadside Attractions), Anne Rosellini and Alix Madigan-Yorkin, Producers

 

DIRECTING:

**Winner** Tom Hooper – The King’s Speech (The Weinstein Company)

Darren Aronofsky – Black Swan (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

David O. Russell – The Fighter (Paramount Pictures)

David Fincher – The Social Network (Columbia Pictures)

Joel Coen and Ethan Coen – True Grit (Paramount Pictures)

 

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE:

**Winner** Colin Firth – The King’s Speech (The Weinstein Company)

Javier Bardem – Biutiful (Roadside Attractions)

Jeff Bridges – True Grit (Paramount Pictures)

Jesse Eisenberg – The Social Network (Columbia Pictures)

James Franco – 127 Hours (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

 

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE:

**Winner** Natalie Portman – Black Swan (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Annette Bening – The Kids Are All Right (Focus Features)

Nicole Kidman – Rabbit Hole (Lionsgate)

Jennifer Lawrence – Winter’s Bone (Roadside Attractions)

Michelle Williams – Blue Valentine (The Weinstein Company)

 

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE:

**Winner** Christian Bale – The Fighter (Paramount Pictures)

John Hawkes – Winter’s Bone (Roadside Attractions)

Jeremy Renner – The Town (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Mark Ruffalo – The Kids Are All Right (Focus Features)

Geoffrey Rush – The King’s Speech (The Weinstein Company)

 

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE:

**Winner** Melissa Leo – The Fighter (Paramount Pictures)

Amy Adams – The Fighter (Paramount Pictures)

Helena Bonham Carter – The King’s Speech (The Weinstein Company)

Hailee Steinfeld – True Grit (Paramount Pictures)

Jacki Weaver – Animal Kingdom (Sony Pictures Classics)

 

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY:

**Winner** The Social Network (Columbia Pictures), Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin

127 Hours (Fox Searchlight Pictures), Screenplay by Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy

Toy Story 3 (Disney•Pixar), Screenplay by Michael Arndt; Story by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich

True Grit (Paramount Pictures), Written for the screen by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen

Winter’s Bone (Roadside Attractions), Adapted for the screen by Debra Granik & Anne Rosellini

 

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY:

**Winner** The King’s Speech (The Weinstein Company), Screenplay by David Seidler

Another Year (Sony Pictures Classics), Written by Mike Leigh

The Fighter (Paramount Pictures), Screenplay by Scott Silver and Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson; Story by Keith Dorrington & Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson

Inception (Warner Bros. Pictures), Written by Christopher Nolan

The Kids Are All Right (Focus Features), Written by Lisa Cholodenko & Stuart Blumberg

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM:

**Winner** In a Better World (Sony Pictures Classics), Denmark

Biutiful (Roadside Attractions), Mexico

Dogtooth (Kino International), Greece

Incendies (Sony Pictures Classics), Canada

Outside the Law (Hors-la-loi) (Cohen Media Group), Algeria

 

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM:

**Winner** Toy Story 3 (Disney•Pixar), Lee Unkrich

How to Train Your Dragon (DreamWorks Animation), Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois

The Illusionist (Sony Pictures Classics), Sylvain Chomet

 

ART DIRECTION:

**Winner** Alice in Wonderland (Walt Disney Pictures), Production Design: Robert Stromberg; Set Decoration: Karen O’Hara

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (Warner Bros. Pictures), Production Design: Stuart Craig; Set Decoration: Stephenie McMillan

Inception (Warner Bros. Pictures), Production Design: Guy Hendrix Dyas; Set Decoration: Larry Dias and Doug Mowat

The King’s Speech (The Weinstein Company), Production Design: Eve Stewart; Set Decoration: Judy Farr

True Grit (Paramount Pictures), Production Design: Jess Gonchor; Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh

 

CINEMATOGRAPHY:

**Winner** Inception (Warner Bros. Pictures), Wally Pfister

Black Swan (Fox Searchlight Pictures), Matthew Libatique

The King’s Speech (The Weinstein Company), Danny Cohen

The Social Network (Columbia Pictures), Jeff Cronenweth

True Grit (Paramount Pictures), Roger Deakins

 

COSTUME DESIGN:

**Winner** Alice in Wonderland (Walt Disney Pictures), Colleen Atwood

I Am Love (Magnolia Pictures), Antonella Cannarozzi

The King’s Speech (The Weinstein Company), Jenny Beavan

The Tempest (Touchstone Pictures), Sandy Powell

True Grit (Paramount Pictures), Mary Zophres

 

FILM EDITING:

**Winner** The Social Network (Columbia Pictures), Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter

Black Swan (Fox Searchlight Pictures), Andrew Weisblum

The Fighter (Paramount Pictures), Pamela Martin

The King’s Speech (The Weinstein Company), Tariq Anwar

127 Hours (Fox Searchlight Pictures), Jon Harris

 

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE:

**Winner** Inside Job (Sony Pictures Classics), Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs

Exit Through the Gift Shop (Producers Distribution Agency, Banksy and Jaimie D’Cruz

Gasland (Rooftop Films), Josh Fox and Trish Adlesic

Restrepo (National Geographic Entertainment), Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger

Waste Land (Arthouse Films), Lucy Walker and Angus Aynsley

 

MAKEUP:

**Winner** The Wolfman (Universal Pictures), Rick Baker and Dave Elsey

Barney’s Version (Sony Pictures Classics), Adrien Morot

The Way Back (Newmarket Films), Edouard F. Henriques, Gregory Funk and Yolanda Toussieng

 

ORIGINAL SCORE:

**Winner** The Social Network (Columbia Pictures), Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

How to Train Your Dragon (DreamWorks Animation), John Powell

Inception (Warner Bros. Pictures), Hans Zimmer

The King’s Speech (The Weinstein Company), Alexandre Desplat

127 Hours (Fox Searchlight Pictures), A.R. Rahman

 

ORIGINAL SONG:

**Winner** “We Belong Together” from Toy Story 3 (Disney•Pixar), Music and Lyric by Randy Newman

“Coming Home” from Country Strong (Screen Gems), Music and Lyric by Tom Douglas, Troy Verges and Hillary Lindsey

“I See the Light” from Tangled (Walt Disney Pictures), Music by Alan Menken Lyric by Glenn Slater

“If I Rise” from 127 Hours (Fox Searchlight Pictures), Music by A.R. Rahman Lyric by Dido and Rollo Armstrong

 

SOUND MIXING:

**Winner** Inception (Warner Bros. Pictures), Lora Hirschberg, Gary A. Rizzo and Ed Novick

The King’s Speech (The Weinstein Company), Paul Hamblin, Martin Jensen and John Midgley

Salt (Columbia Pictures), Jeffrey J. Haboush, Greg P. Russell, Scott Millan and William Sarokin

The Social Network (Columbia Pictures), Ren Klyce, David Parker, Michael Semanick and Mark Weingarten

True Grit (Paramount Pictures), Skip Lievsay, Craig Berkey, Greg Orloff and Peter F. Kurland

 

SOUND EDITING:

**Winner** Inception (Warner Bros. Pictures), Richard King

Toy Story 3 (Disney•Pixar), Tom Myers and Michael Silvers

TRON: Legacy (Walt Disney Pictures), Gwendolyn Yates Whittle and Addison Teague

True Grit (Paramount Pictures), Skip Lievsay and Craig Berkey

Unstoppable (20th Century Fox), Mark P. Stoeckinger

 

VISUAL EFFECTS:

**Winner** Inception (Warner Bros. Pictures), Paul Franklin, Chris Corbould, Andrew Lockley and Peter Bebb

Alice in Wonderland (Walt Disney Pictures), Ken Ralston, David Schaub, Carey Villegas and Sean Phillips

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (Warner Bros. Pictures), Tim Burke, John Richardson, Christian Manz and Nicolas Aithadi

Hereafter (Warner Bros. Pictures), Michael Owens, Bryan Grill, Stephan Trojanski and Joe Farrell

Iron Man 2 (Paramount Pictures, Marvel Studios), Janek Sirrs, Ben Snow, Ged Wright and Daniel Sudick

 

DOCUMENTARY SHORT:

**Winner** Strangers No More, Karen Goodman and Kirk Simon

Killing in the Name, Jed Rothstein

Poster Girl, Sara Nesson and Mitchell W. Block

Sun Come Up, Jennifer Redfearn and Tim Metzger

The Warriors of Qiugang, Ruby Yang and Thomas Lennon

 

ANIMATED SHORT FILM:

**Winner** The Lost Thing, Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann

Day & Night, Teddy Newton

The Gruffalo, Jakob Schuh and Max Lang

Let’s Pollute, Geefwee Boedoe

Madagascar, carnet de voyage (Madagascar, a Journey Diary), Bastien Dubois

 

LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM:

**Winner** God of Love, Luke Matheny

The Confession, Tanel Toom

The Crush, Michael Creagh

Na Wewe, Ivan Goldschmidt

Wish 143, Ian Barnes and Samantha Waite

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Chipotle “Buy One, Get One” Offer

To receive your Chipotle “Buy One, Get One” offer good for any burrito, bowl, salad or order of tacos, click the Get Offer link HERE and watch the exclusive preview of America’s Next Great Restaurant. After the video is complete you will be able to print your offer and redeem it at any Chipotle location. Limit one offer per person or Facebook account. Promotion runs from 2/23/11 – 3/6/11. Offer expires seven (7) days after video is viewed.

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