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Austin Powers

The Deceptively Simple Pattern in Popular Songs and Speeches That Makes Them So Catchy

Peter Paskale | Posted 05.05.2014 | Books
Peter Paskale

Sarah Palin, James Bond, and Austin Powers walk into a bar. What they do in the rest of the joke is anybody's guess, but what they might do is raise a toast to the darned clever writers who created their catchphrases.

Mike Ryan

What Does Ron Burgundy Have In Common With Austin Powers?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

“Well, that was disappointing.” These were the exact words that I muttered to a friend back in 2004 as I left a suburban St. Louis movie theater a...

Every News Anchor Had The Same Austin Powers Joke

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.18.2013 | Comedy

Mike Myers is expecting a new baby! Now, if only Myers were associated with a catchphrase that could be used here......

A Jock in Hollywood: The Canyon

Tony Cavalero | Posted 10.10.2013 | Comedy
Tony Cavalero

I need to blow off some steam and where better to head than to LA's hottest FREE hotspot, Runyon Canyon? It's LA's equivalent to Everest's base camp: a smorgasbord of dogs, celebs, trannies, sweaty shirtless bods, gangsters, strollers, and every cliché LA has to offer.

Guy Just Wants Compliments So He Made A Music Video

Sarah Barness | Posted 09.06.2013 | Comedy

"OMG, you are the most impressive human being I have ever met," is all this man from the Norwegian comedy show Kollektivet wants to hear. Is that so m...

Brandon Boyd Discusses Art, Cats and Public Speaking

Susan Michals | Posted 11.05.2013 | Arts
Susan Michals

Brandon Boyd is a big animal lover. He has a great French Bulldog, who casually lumbers up to greet this writer as I enter the Incubus singer's comfortably zen and groovy home in Los Angeles. And then, there's the cat.

WATCH: Cat Loves Flashing His Tongue

Posted 08.21.2013 | Green

It's hard to say what makes this cat's tongue so scary, but the sinister music certainly doesn't help. Will somebody please call Dr. Evil, and tel...

Review: The Campaign

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.08.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Here's why I'd almost be willing to give The Campaign a pass on the fact that it's sloppy, inconsistent and only intermittently funny.

'We Punch A Baby!'

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 08.01.2012 | Entertainment

Jay Roach has a lot to say about American politics, even if he does downplay his role. Roach, whose directorial debut was a little movie called "Austi...

Happy Birthday, Mike Myers!

Posted 05.25.2012 | Fifty

Party on! Comedian Mike Myers turns 49 today. Born in Scarborough, Ontario, Myers got his start on Saturday Night Live in 1988. On the show, Myers ...

LOOK: Dr. Evil's Plan Realized: Sharks With Laser Beams

Posted 05.05.2012 | Technology

So, it turns out "Austin Powers" contained an accurate prediction of what the not-too-distant future would hold. That future is now, and Dr. Evil's pl...

HO-BOTS: Robot Prostitutes A Reality By 2050

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.03.2012 | Weird News

Human prostitutes could be a thing of the past by 2050, as more and more robots get pimped into prostitution. That's the future envisioned by Miche...

Renting Out Foreclosed Homes Ready To Become Big Business

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.13.2012 | Business

The business of turning foreclosed homes into rentals is set to boom. The practice could be a $100 billion industry this year, according to a rep...

Verne Troyer's 'Panic Room' On 'Celebrity House Hunting

Posted 05.22.2012 | TV

Verne Troyer was made famous for his diminutive size as Mini-Me in the "Austin Powers" series of films. Troyer stands at 2'8" tall. And once again, he...

'Mini Me' Makes Big Donation

Posted 02.02.2012 | Impact

Verne Troyer stepped up to make a donation to an Irish charity after thieves made off with a substantial amount of funds. The Compass Advocacy Netw...

'Austin Powers' The Musical In The Works

Posted 12.12.2011 | Entertainment

"Rocky" isn't the only film to get a Broadway makeover; reportedly, Mike Myers is in talks to adapt his 60s-themed goofball comedy "Austin Powers" int...

Mimi Rogers On 'Two And A Half Men,' Motherhood, Professional Poker

The Huffington Post | Nina Kotick | Posted 12.09.2011 | Fifty

Actress Mimi Rogers guest stars on the Dec. 12 episode of "Two And A Half Men" playing the mother of Ashton Kutcher's character, Walden. In early ...

Sweetheart Of The Sun & Modern Art: Chatting With The Bangles' Susanna Hoffs and Matthew Sweet

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I think the culture today is very, very different from what it was in the '60s, and I feel lucky that I grew up at a time when I had these very strong female role models. They were strong women, but their power was very much connected to their creativity and their voice."

'Austin Powers 4' On Its Way!

Posted 10.13.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Both The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline offer updates on the potential film; Deadline writes that a fourth film has long been offered, and My...

The Dirtiest Word in Hollywood

John Farr | Posted 06.11.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

A few weeks back, I read an announcement that the now white hot Colin Firth might be signing on for a re-make ofMy Fair Lady. Not since Steve Martin decided to put a new spin on The Pink Panther have I been so moved to ask, "Why?"

From Pink Floyd and Abbey Road to The Project and Austin Powers: A Conversation with Alan Parsons

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Sound designer Alan Parsons has long had a passion for the latest technologies. Alan took a moment to talk with me about his illustrious past that included his days at Abbey Road Studios through his latest technology-focused endeavor.

Sheila Simon's Austin Powers Essay: 'A Shagadelic Focus On Family Law, Baby'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Surely you're joking, Professor Simon! Illinois's new Lieutenant Governor candidate Sheila Simon is a long-time professor at the Southern Illinois Un...

Book of Eli Movie Review: Denzel Kicks Butt! Bold Product Placements!

Zorianna Kit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

Eli is very much a Hollywood movie with lots of dust-up action, big weapons and product placements that somehow survive a wiped out world where characters don't know what a television is.

Another '60s Anniversary: The Ur-Action Blockbuster Goldfinger

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Though Goldfinger looks almost sedate compared to today's jittery, mashed-up action pictures, editor Peter Hunt's work 45 years ago, emphasizing fast hard cuts, was an innovation.

Lay Off Lindsay Lohan for Turning Down The Hangover

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

You can't go on and on about what a big surprise the film's success was, then make fun of someone who didn't see it coming.