Sex, Mobs of Fans, and the City

September 3, 2009

2008_sex_and_the_city_002As expected, fans were out in drones during the first day of shooting for the sequel of Sex and the City. While they filmed on the Upper East Side a single scene of Sarah Jessica Parker hailing a cab, the fans couldn’t get enough, lagging around for hours.  When shooting was over, the potential of hounding wasn’t over but with SJP’s security in tow there’s no getting close to her.  Ostensibly, she told them to be “nice” to the oglers.

Having seen the series shot many times in and around the city, I remember fans hanging around then too but it was much more subdued so much so that you could even hear shady whispers from production as they complained that SJP “takes way too long to get ready.”  Oh, the good days!

What’s weird?  What’s the hubbub all about really?   SJP can be seen walking the streets of NYC (without security I might add) on many given days.  I have had several run-ins with her.  One of which where she stood literally two feet away from me, in front of my building, juggling a Blackberry, another phone, and a Daffy’s bag.  Only SJP could look F-I-E-R-C-E with a Daffy’s bag!

File under: And, yep, everyone is also trying to find out the details of the script as speculations are abound why Carrie does not wear her wedding ring in some scenes shot.

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Jon Gosselin tells his sad sad tale!

September 3, 2009

57981223Though it very well should be a little too late to be seeking sympathy from the masses, Jon Gosselin of TLC’s Jon and Kate Plus Eight—  who has been TOOLing it up everywhere these days — wants it, wants it bad.  And he’s not afraid to boo-hoo his way further into tool-dom to get it either.

He will be appearing on ABC’s Primetime September 8th where he too will detail the reasons for the demise of his 10 year relationship to Kate Gosselin. (Kate previously appeared on the Today Show with her side of things.)

He says that he was taking “a lot of abuse” from Kate and complains extensively that while she was out promoting her book and the show (that they both share the bill on mind you) poor little A+-for-no-effort father was at home taking care of the kids.  Boo hoo.

He also talks about the manly man incident when the cops were called to their Pennsylvania home.  Apparently, he wouldn’t let Kate in the gate because he wanted to ostensibly spend more time with his kids.  The cops were called and Jon gloats that Kate’s waterworks didn’t well…work and she had to leave.

File under: Can this guy get any more annoying?  Um, I guess.  One more Ed Hardy ill-fitting shirt or psedu-celeb trip to Vegas or torrid story of him using his fame from a show about him and his 8 kids to get chicks and I think I will just barf.  Why would any woman give this man the time of day!


Danny Gokey Dokey

September 2, 2009

danny-gokey-what-hurts-the-mostUSA Today reports that last season American Idol third-placer, Danny Gokey has inked a deal with 19 Recordings/RCA Nashville.  Yes, the Nashville part means he will venture into country musicdom for his album (no producers have been assigned yet).

Though he did sing several country tunes on the show, it still seems a rather peculiar move for someone who seems to possess R&B/soulful stylings more than anything else.

Gokey says during his time on Idol he was “wet behind the ears” and was still trying to figure himself out but found he could “relate most” to country. Boy, you could put that pain and loss into a great Scott Storch remix.  Kidding but come on!  Doesn’t seem inventive to just switch over to country so unceremoniously!  As he was one of the last to ink a deal, I wonder if he has really thought this all out or if desperation was a culprit.

Call me a bitter skeptic but though middle-America and those below the Mason Dixon Line may find this ultra-exciting, I think it is yet another calculated and erroneous move, putting Idol and its winners dangerously close to being even more out-of-touch and blah!

File under: Now, I am much more interested in hearing the upcoming releases from the other three finalists (Chris Allen, Adam Lambert and Allison Iraheta) who have all landed deals and have releases in the fall.


Sex, Sarah Jessica, and the City…

September 1, 2009

sex_and_the_city.0.0.0x0.290x286Entertainment Tonight’s website reports  Sarah Jessica Parker was spotted in Manhattan, ostensibly shooting the sequel to Sex and the City.

With an expected release of May 2010, I know there is going to be another storm of fans camping out to get glimpses of their getting-up-there idols; rabid media outlets trying to get scene details; spoiler-alerts abound; and two and three versions taped to avert the peering/prying eyes.

While the ever-elusive other character in the series is New York, it does seem to offer all types of unforeseen issues.  It’s all still great publicity for a franchise that seems to have no impending end though.

File under: I am so full of excitement.  I  just can’t wait to see this on… DVD.


Brody Jenner, Joe Francis: Boys Gone Wild

August 28, 2009
Photo Credit: TMZ

Photo Credit: TMZ

Now, I have no love for any of the parties involved in this crazy story but to hit a lady?  That’s pretty low even for you, Joe Francis!

TMZ reports that Brody Jenner’s wasp-stung lips girlfriend, Jayde Nicole, may be nursing fatter lips after last night’s rumble at an LA nightclub.  Seems Girls Gone Wild creator Francis was hitting “relentlessly” on a mutual friend of Jenner and Nicole’s and when Nicole thought it was a bit too much, she threw a drink on him.

How does the gallant Francis react?  Well, according to Jenner he pulls Nicole’s hair, punches her in the face, and then in a last ditch effort of chivalry, throws her to the ground to only pummel her with kicks.

When both Jenner and Francis were removed from the club, Jenner goes after Francis and punches him in the face.  To add insult to pretty messy injury, Jenner then gets tasered from “someone” (hopefully, a law enforcer and not some random person with a taser gun; who randomly has a taser gun).

Jayde says she will press charges!

File under: Bloody Mess!  See TMZ video HERE!


Missing: Small Wonder…ful

August 27, 2009

Small Wonder

Le sigh!  The 80s!

Now, tell me  you remember that cute and adorable little girl-bot, Vicki,  from the show Small Wonder.

That monotone voice;  those hijinks; that memorable frilly red and white dress and hair bow; that annoying red-head next door neighbor — I couldn’t ever get enough.

Tiffany Marie Brissette, who played Vicki, has been “missing” for sometime (her last acting gig was in 1991) and only recently came out of hiding on Fox’s The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet early this year!

I am not sure if it would be feasible to have a reunion show.  There would be something awfully disturbing if she was still donning that uniform that seemed more maid’s outfit than cutesy adolescent robot garb.  Still, it is time they bring this stuff back into heavy rotation somewhere.   TV Land?

File under: I remember watching that and then watching Out of This World!


Madonna’s “Celebration” Teaser

August 27, 2009

Here is a little sneak peek at Madonna’s forthcoming video for the single “Celebration”!

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