• Venice International Film Festival. Alfonso Cuaron‘s highly anticipated Gravity, which stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, opens the festival.
  • Nine Inch Nails. The band is streaming new album Hesitation Marks on iTunes a week before the scheduled release.
  • Scooby Doo. Another movie is on the way. This time, a fully animated adaptation of the popular cartoon.
  • Victoria Duval. American teen, ranked 296th, stuns 2011 U.S. Open champion Sam Stosur in the tournament’s first round.
  • Twerk. Oxford Dictionaries Online is including the word for the “sexually provocative” dance in its latest update.