Peter O'Toole Dies at Age 81

Peter O'Toole, one of the best stage and screen actors ever, has died at the age of 81, according to his agent. Though he was nominated eight times for an Academy Award, O'Toole never received one, which is so absurd that it deserves its own Monty Python sketch. For some good Sunday reading, check out Gay Talese's … » 12/15/13 2:00pm 12/15/13 2:00pm

Jaden Smith Dressed as Iron Man to Take Kylie Jenner Shopping

Let's just say you're a 14-year-old actor/rapper — the son of an actor/rapper and an actress/singer — and you're dating a 15-year-old pseudo-Kardashian. What do you wear while shopping in Manhattan in the hours before your big movie premiere? If you answered "Iron Man suit," you are correct, sir. Step right up and… » 5/30/13 1:58pm 5/30/13 1:58pm

Are Tron Guy and Xkcd the Future of Celebrity?

If you ever watched the Star Wars Kid and Homestar Runner, or gawked at the Tron Guy and web comic Xkcd, you're changing the future of celebrity. You're building a world where Paris Hilton and Tom Cruise will be replaced by captioned pictures of cats and clever comics about algebra. At least, that was the premise of… » 4/29/08 8:20am 4/29/08 8:20am