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Entries by Kia Makarechi from 03/2013

Michelle Obama On Oscars Criticism: 'Absolutely Not Surprising'

Posted 03.01.2013 | Entertainment

CHICAGO — Michelle Obama says it was "absolutely not surprising" to her that her satellite appearance at the Academy Awards ceremony provoked a ...

Clive Davis On 'My Fair Lady' And Not Giving Up At 80

Posted 03.01.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — When Clive Davis announced his latest project – a Broadway revival of "My Fair Lady" next year – it seemed to mark a step...

Mark McGrath Cruise Canceled After Carnival 'Poop Cruise' Fiasco, The '90s Weep

Posted 03.01.2013 | Entertainment

Mark McGrath's '90s nostalgia nautical adventure is no more: The singer canceled the Mark McGrath & Friends Cruise in the wake of the Carnival Triumph...

Australian Miners' 'Harlem Shake' Video Reportedly Costs 15 People Their Jobs

Posted 03.04.2013 | Entertainment

PERTH, Australia — Up to 15 miners were fired from their high-paying jobs in an Australian gold mine after a "Harlem Shake" performance undergro...

Daft Punk Ad Airs During 'SNL,' Tells Us Nothing (VIDEO)

Posted 03.04.2013 | Entertainment

Saturday's "Saturday Night Live" was hosted by Kevin Hart and featured rapper Macklemore as a musical guest, but it was a 15-second advertisement that...

Swedish House Mafia's New York Takeover: A Five Day, 60,000-Person Party

Posted 03.04.2013 | Entertainment

Steve Angello, Sebastian Ingrosso and Axwell, better known as Swedish House Mafia, brought their breakup party to New York City this week, sharing the...

Kate Nash, 'Girl Talk' Review: Singer's Third Album Falls Flat, Lacks Focus

Posted 03.04.2013 | Entertainment

Kate Nash, "Girl Talk" (Have 10p Records/Fontana) It must be tough enough going through your 20s without worrying whether the pop machinery that buil...

Jesse L. Martin As Marvin Gaye: Actor Replaces Lenny Kravitz In 'Sexual Healing'

Posted 03.04.2013 | Entertainment

Lenny Kravitz will not play Marvin Gaye in "Sexual Healing," an upcoming biopic. Deadline.com reports Jesse L. Martin will fill in for Kravitz, a surp...

Justin Bieber Late For O2 Arena Performance, All Hell Breaks Loose

Posted 03.05.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON -- Justin Bieber apologized Tuesday to his young fans – and their outraged, overtired parents – after they accused him of taking th...

'Planet Hulk': Joss Whedon Says Rumors Of Post-Avengers Movie Are 'Nonsense'

Posted 03.05.2013 | Entertainment

Fans of Mark Ruffalo's portrayal of the Incredible Hulk will be disappointed to hear that Joss Whedon is throwing some cold water on rumors of an all-...

Kennedy Center Hip-Hop Festival Coming In 2014, Will Feature Nas

Posted 03.05.2013 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON — Hip-hop artists including rappers Nas and Somalia-born K'naan will take center stage in an unexpected place next year, highlighting...

'Ignition (Remix)' White House Petition Demands Obama Change National Anthem To R. Kelly Hit

Posted 03.05.2013 | Entertainment

R. Kelly's "Ignition (Remix)" turned 10 recently, and a group of intrepid fans have found quite the way to celebrate the occasion: Change the national...

Kanye West On MTV's Hottest MCs List: 'I Gave Sway His First TV'

Posted 03.05.2013 | Entertainment

Kanye West called into New York's Hot 97 radio station on Tuesday, violating his "don't do no press, but I get the most press, kid" rule to take issue...

Taylor Swift's 'Glee'-ful Delusions

| Posted 03.05.2013 | Entertainment
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Make a joke about Taylor Swift? You're the enemy of womankind. Rather not have "Glee" have its way with your life's work? You hate kids. If that math is too simple for you, congratulations: You're not stupid.

'Oz The Great And Powerful' Review: Not So Great Or Powerful

Posted 03.06.2013 | Entertainment

"Oz the Great and Powerful" aims for nostalgia in older viewers who grew up on "The Wizard of Oz" and still hold the classic dear while simultaneously...

Beyonce Leak: Sony Sues Man Who Pirated '4' For $233,000

Posted 03.06.2013 | Entertainment

Sony sprung a leak in June 2011 and is looking to plug it with $233,000 in reparations from the Swedish man accused of putting Beyonce's "4" album onl...

Above & Beyond On Anjunabeats Volume 10, Ultra & Finding Themselves In Group Therapy

Posted 03.06.2013 | Entertainment

Taken as a trio, Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness, and Paavo Siljamäki go by many names. They're principally and best known as Above & Beyond, the trance ...

Standalone Star Wars Movies Coming, Says Disney

Posted 03.06.2013 | Entertainment

PHOENIX — Star Wars fans have more than just Episodes 7, 8 and 9 to look forward to. Disney CEO Bob Iger said at the annual shareholders meetin...

Morrissey's David Bowie Prank: 'Last Of The International Playboys' Singer Replaces Icon With Rick Astley

Posted 03.07.2013 | Entertainment

It seems a day can't go by without Morrissey taking on some new target. Last week, the singer knocked Madonna by calling her "McDonna." His animal rig...

'5AM in Toronto': Drake Unveils Angry New Single (AUDIO)

Posted 03.07.2013 | Entertainment

Drake unveiled the second single from his "Nothing Was the Same," his upcoming third studio album early Thursday morning. "5AM in Toronto" sees the "B...

Bruno Mars & Billboard: Discounts Shoot 'Unorthodox Jukebox' Singer To The Top, Finally

Posted 03.07.2013 | Entertainment

Bruno Mars finally has his first No. 1 album on the Billboard Hot 200, thanks in large part to steep discounts at online retailers like Amazon. "U...

Sofia Vergara 'Machete Kills' Poster Reveals Her Firecracker Breasts

Posted 03.07.2013 | Entertainment

Sofia Vergara's turn in Robert Rodriguez' upcoming pulp film "Machete Kills" looks to be quite sexy, if women with firecrackers for breasts are your t...

'Oz The Great And Powerful' Means Risky Business For Disney, Sam Riami

Posted 03.07.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Returning to the mystical land of "The Wizard of Oz" took more than 70 years and several hundred millions dollars. Disney release...

Fun. Download: 'Aim & Ignite' B-Sides & Remixes Available For Your Listening Pleasure

Posted 03.07.2013 | Entertainment

Grammy-winning trio fun. is back with some previously unreleased tunes. The best part about "Selections & B-Sides From 'Aim & Ignite'"? You can grab i...

Justin Bieber Concert At O2 Arena Will Go On Despite Singer's Fainting Spell The Day Before

Posted 03.08.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON — It's been a rough week for Justin Bieber: Getting booed for being late, struggling to breathe mid-performance and fainting backstage, t...