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 1963 … » 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 claim… » 5/30/13 1:58pm 5/30/13 1:58pm

The Absolute Best Optical Illusions of 2012

2012 was a pretty epic year for visual trickery. We stared through telescopes, transfixed by Venus' cosmic trick of the light; gaped in disbelief at a Rubik's Cube that wasn't; and watched with morbid curiosity as celebrities transformed into grotesque mutations of their former selves. » 12/28/12 3:00pm 12/28/12 3:00pm

Has Brent Spiner Gone Andy Kaufman?

Look I know that Brent "Data" Spiner has always been into light jazz (his album "Ol' Yellow Eyes Is Back" » 9/02/08 3:46pm 9/02/08 3:46pm attests to that), but somehow things have gone a bit deep endy with his new album "Dreamland." As the incomparable Ed "Bat Segundo" Champion already , the actor is a little obsessed with his presence online. Apparently he …