The New Lara Croft

The New Lara Croft

Forget Angelina Jolie. The new face — and body — of Lara Croft is Alison Carroll, a 23-year-old former British gymnast. Croft, who holds the Guinness world record for most successful human video game heroine, returns in “Tomb Raider:...
NBC Earns Big Audience For Opening Ceremony

NBC Earns Big Audience For Opening Ceremony

Spectacular, stunning, spell-binding. Beijing’s cutting-edge Opening Ceremony, the creation of famed Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou working with a $300 million budget, raised the bar on Olympic entertainment and lived up to its impossible hype. NBC’s...
Believe It… Or Not

Believe It… Or Not

Three things that may or may not happen, according to Web reports: 1. Britney Spears will play Varia, the lesbian stripper, in Quentin Tarantino’s remake of “Faster Pussycat! Kill! Kill!.” 2. Johnny Depp will play the Mad Hatter in Tim Burton’s...
Take That, You ‘White-Haired Dude’

Take That, You ‘White-Haired Dude’

Paris Hilton may get some votes. Her hilarious spoof ad, in response to the unauthorized use of her image by Sen. John McCain in his recent ad, drew more than three million views the first day it appeared on FunnyOrDie.com (which has been in a slump.) I am, like,...
Girls and Bros

Girls and Bros

What do teens like? Judging from the Teen Choice Awards, “Gossip Girl” and the Jonas Brothers. They both won six surfboards. “Gossip Girl’s” six awards: Choice TV Show Drama and TV Breakout Show; Blake Lively, Choice TV Actress Drama and...