Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Kylie Minogue @ The Fox Theater Tomorrow Night!!!

Extra TV just posted some dress rehearsal footage from Kylie's US Tour, which opens tomorrow night in Oakland, CA at The Fox Theater.











Kylie also started a blog to document her US Tour. She's posted some videos on there as well. Here are a few. I am so excited to see this show. I've waited many, many years for her to play the States and she's kicking it off in my neck of the woods no less. Less than 24 hours to go!!!!!!!!!!!!



Monday, September 28, 2009

King Of The Crown



King Of The Crown starts this Wednesday at 9/8c on TLC and it looks fabtastic! I am going to DVR this shiz, 'cause I'll be at the first ever official US Kylie Minogue Concert!!!!!!!!!!

From TLC:

King of The Crown features Cyrus Frakes and his staff at "Gowns and Crowns" as they navigate through the hilarious and heartwarming world of pageant coaching.

Every week Cyrus and his staff take a newbie client through a local pageant as well as showcase previous titleholders as they perfect their winning techniques. With over 24 years experience in the business, Cyrus is a genuine King of Queens. Cyrus has transformed even the ugliest of ducklings into award winning pageant stars. From Miss Teen to Miss World, Cyrus along with his Gowns and Crowns team has helped their clients win over 1,000 titles.

Cyrus is supported by a team who loves him as much as he loves pageants. There's Shane, the interview coach, who puts up with Cy's mood swings and technology deficiencies. There's Kyle, Cy's self-appointed coordinator, who has a flair for fashion along with a true passion for the beauty business. And finally, there's pageant instructor, Amanda, Cy's true story of a girl who started as a pumpkin and turned into Cinderella.

Premieres, Wednesday, Sept. 30 @ 9/8c.


Friday, September 25, 2009

My Future iPhone...



c/o ColorWare! Can't wait for it to arrive...

21st Anniversary Edition of Erasure's "The Innocents"



I'm a longtime Erasure fan, so I'm really happy to hear about this reissue, especially the news about all the extras. It sounds fantastic!

From NME:

Erasure announce 21st anniversary edition of 'The Innocents' and remix EP

Erasure are set to release a 21st anniversary edition of their album 'The Innocents' on October 26, as well as a remix EP called the 'The Phantom Bride EP'.

Originally released in 1988, 'The Innocents' was the first Erasure album to make it to the number 1 and featured their most famous hit single 'A Little Respect'.

Released as a single CD, a deluxe box-set will also be released featuring a second CD of B-Sides, remixes and rarities and a DVD of live footage and music videos.

Also being released two weeks before on October 12 is the 'The Phantom Bride EP' which features remixes of tracks from 'The Innocents' by people like Frankmusik.

'The Phantom Bride EP' tracklistings is as follows:

'Phantom Bride' (2009 Re-master)
'Hallowed Ground' (Vincent Clarke’s Big-Mix)
'Chains Of Love' (Almighty 12” Essential Mix)
'Phantom Bride' (Ghostly Groom Dub by FrankMusik)
'A Little Respect' (Wayne G & Alan Allder Hurdy Gurdy Club Mix)
'Heart Of Stone' (Joebot’s ‘Ounce Of Bounce’ Remix)
'Phantom Bride' (Dogmatix’s 12” Tearless Mix)
'Chains Of Love' (Plastic Operator Remix)


Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Sweet Valley High - The Movie!



This has the potential for fabulousness, but I hope to God it doesn't go the way of the horrible tv show adaptation.

From Variety:

Diablo Cody takes on 'Sweet Valley'
'Juno' writer to pen, produce Universal film
By DAVE MCNARY

Diablo Cody's heading back to high school, signing on to write and produce an adaptation of the "Sweet Valley High" book series for Universal. Mason Novick, Adam Siegel and Marc Platt are also producing.
U agreed to a deal with Cody and her manager Novick, outbidding Fox for the project. It's in talks to acquire the film rights to the book series created by Francine Pascal and published by Random House.

The "Sweet Valley" novels followed the lives of identical twins with dissimilar personalities -- the sensitive and practical Elizabeth and the flighty and boy-crazy Jessica -- in the fictional town of Sweet Valley. There were more than 150 books in the series between 1983 and 2003 and a TV series with 88 episodes between 1994 and 1997.

U put out the word last week that it's not spending money for the rest of this year to advance development projects -- unless they're being fast-tracked or greenlit (Daily Variety, Sept. 18). Deal comes on the heels of a tepid opening for "Jennifer's Body," which Cody scripted.

Cody's also attached to produce "Breathers: A Zombie's Lament" for Fox Searchlight.


Brian Atwood "Mania Stress" Court Shoes




I truly wish I was a rich girl so I could afford a pair of Brian Atwood's jeweled rainbow heels. I think they are the most beautiful shoes I've ever seen!

$9660.86 @ Colette

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Music Video of the Day



"East Jesus Nowhere" - Green Day

I am not sure why this was made, but it should totally be released as an official music video. It captures the excitement and energy of their live shows extremely well!

Get it @ iTunes

Get it @ Amazon.com

Sims 3 World Adventure



The first expansion pack for Sims 3 is coming out on November 17th and it sounds incredibly cool. Here's Gamespot's first impressions!

From Gamespot:

The Sims 3 World Adventures Impressions - Exclusive First Look

The Sims 3 was released earlier this year, and it added new depth to the pastime of controlling the lives of little computer people as they lived, loved, aspired to lofty ambitions, and got into hilarious catfights. The first expansion for the game, World Adventures, will add three new huge areas to explore (China, France, and Egypt), along with intriguing new puzzle-based gameplay. It will also include tons of new environments, character clothing, moneymaking options, and character traits. And we got the first look.

Read the rest of the article here!


Friday, September 18, 2009

Lego Arcade

Stop motion videos of classic video games recreated with legos by MlCHAELHlCKOX. Very clever!









Michael Douglas as...Liberace?!!!



I've been hoping for years that Hollywood would make a biopic about the one and only Liberace. I was rooting for Kevin Spacey to portray Liberace, but I think Michael Douglas is a great alternative! I am really looking forward to seeing this.

From People.com

Michael Douglas To Play Liberace
By Peter Mikelbank
Originally posted Tuesday September 15, 2009 09:00 AM EDT

Michael Douglas is taking a sharp turn from his usual roles to tackle the lead in a film biography of the campy musical performer Liberace, and Matt Damon is playing his longtime lover, director Steven Soderbergh confirmed.

"We've already done some costume and wardrobe tests on Michael, and they're very, very, very good." Soderbergh told a French newspaper at the Deauville Film Festival. "I swear to you, Michael amazed me. He crushed it."

Born Wladziu Valentino, the flamboyant, piano-playing Liberace, nicknamed "Mr. Showmanship" and "Glitter Man," was a staple of early 1950s television, and was an institution in Las Vegas until his death from AIDS in 1987. At his height, he made more money than Elvis and The Beatles.

Damon, Soderbergh said, has agreed to portray Scott Thorsen, the assistant/boyfriend whose 1982 palimony suit for $110 million publically outed the entertainer.

"Matt accepted the challenge," Soderbergh said. "But I have to say I'd already convinced him to gain 30 pounds for The Informant."

Liberace will be filmed off a script by writer/director Richard Lagravense, who was responsible for The Bridges of Madison County. Soderbergh said the budget will allow filmmakers to re-stage segments of Liberace's spectacular stage act, which often involved elaborate stunts such as flying or driving to his piano bench in a Rolls-Royce.


American Idiot - The Musical

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Here are two interviews from opening night of the musical American Idiot. I saw it the other week during its preview run @ Berkeley Rep and for this Green Day fanatic, it was everything I was hoping it would be.

Also, the cover of my band's ep Speed Kills is used as part of the set decoration! It's a very small part of the set, but it's there! And not once, but twice! (They're right next to each other.) Here's a picture of it:
http://www.berkeleyrep.org/press/images/0910/ai/AI4.jpg

Sneaker Script Font



Love this font! Designed by Ryoichi Tsunekawa of the Flat-it Type Foundry.

$35.00 @ MyFonts.com

Tripp NYC Cat Girl Hoody



A Karmaloop exclusive!! How cool is this hoody? And I love that it has garter straps in the front. Very nice touch. Meow!

$54.00 @ Karmaloop

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!



TCM Underground is showing Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! this Friday night (11PM PST)! This movie rarely, if ever, airs on tv and it's not "officially" out on dvd, so here's your chance to catch this campy cult classic!