When I heard that Johnny Depp was putting away the eyeliner and putting on the face paint to play Tonto in "The Lone Ranger," I honestly thought it would be goofy. But once I got a look at the trailer, I was disabused of that notion. Clearly, Disney and director Gore Verbinski have created a very expensive action film that looks pretty good on first glance. Armie Hammer plays the masked hero:
The New Bond Theme: Adele is singing the theme from "Skyfall," the new James Bond film due out in theaters soon. The full song is set to drop on Friday, but you can listen to a good chunk of it.
Really!!?: When Joe from Peoria writes a letter to the Arizona Republic, it doesn't make headlines. BUT when comedian Jerry Seinfeld writes a letter to the editor of the New York Times, well that kinda gets attention. That comedian is Jerry Seinfeld. What irked him? A Critic's Notebook column that took issue with the overuse of the term "Really?"
Diva's Dirty Words: I can understand why Mariah Carey was picked to be a judge on "American Idol," but I'm still scratching my head over Nicki Minaj. And I'm sure Mariah is too because of this expletive filled tirade Nicki unleashed on Mariah that the folks at TMZ got its hands on. So, don't believe Ryan Seacrest when he says the girls are getting along. Watch the video.
New Satire Site: The Onion is a news satire site. Meaning, nothing you read in there is true (no matter how people try to convince you otherwise). Well, there's a new satire site for people who want to make fun of Hollywood types. It's called Hollywood&Swine.