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October 31, 2008

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Going all politico on us. If only we actually asked for it.

Going all politico on us. If only we actually asked for it.

Jennifer Hudson: Established a foundation in memory of her slain relatives to help other families who’ve lost loved ones to violent crimes.  Her speedy actions only help underscore the lessons from the past week: There is no time to waste.  Life is short.  Seize the day.

The View: Put a presidential spin on Halloween costumes this year.  And, yes, this means they all cross-dressed.

Kid Rock: Finally, a celeb who doesn’t want to shove his politics down your throat!  Who is the rapper/rocker/country singer voting for?  He’s not saying because IT DOESN’T MATTER.  Amen.

Joe the Plumber: Sort of following in Kid Rock’s footsteps.  Trying to make his 15 minutes of fame last a little longer with…a country music career?  Yeah, good luck with that.

John Mayer: Definitely not following in Kid Rock’s footsteps.  Makes a surprisingly well-written case for Obama.  Still, we guarantee you this actually cost the presidential candidate some votes.

Forbes: Compiled a part-creepy, part-sad, part-surprising list of the top-earning deceased stars.  Heath Ledger ranks third.  We wish that was a good thing.

Hip-Hop Stars: Should they reduce the bling exposure while the economy is in the crapper?  The Huffington Post thinks so.

MLB: Is there a problem with the World Series?  Besides, we mean, not actually being open to the entire world.  Yes, if you consider the poor timing of the games, the team monopolies and the fixation on revenue.

Iron Man: Robert Downey Jr. hasn’t even begun filming the sequel yet and he’s already signed on for film number 3.

SIZZLED OUT: Joaquin Phoenix

STILL SIZZLING: Which veejay turned dramatic actress will return for TRL’s farewell next month?

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October 30, 2008

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 30, 2008 by sizzlemaker

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Our chances of working for one of these mags are disappearing by the day.

Our chances of working for one of these mags are disappearing by the day. Sigh.

Tina Fey: Is Bristol Palin her newest babysitter?  The offer has been made by Mrs. Palin.  Fey’s response: “I was like, yeah, that’s exactly what 17-year-old Bristol Palin wants to do, at ‘SNL,’ is babysit the toddler of the lady that goofs on her mom.”  We’re just wondering if Bristol will even want to babysit her own toddler.

Redemption Song: American Idol for boozies, strippers and cons.  We kid you not.  Gotta love Fuse.

Obama: Pundits across America are weighing in on last night’s last-ditch effort by Obama to secure American’s vote.  But what about all the people that already voted through absemtee and early ballots?  Lost causes?

Phillies: MLB champs.  Notice how we didn’t say World Series champs.  Semantics, really, but how can you win a world championship when the whole world doesn’t have the opportunity to play?  The MLB is only in America, folks!

Jennifer Hudson: As expected, all the entertainment/gossip mags have Hudson-focused covers.  Curious to see how they sell and which one does the best.

Time Inc.: Laying off up to 600 staffers in the coming weeks.  Now how will we ever get a job there?!

TiVo: Got TiVo?  Now you got Netflix, too.  The two have married.  Applause all around.  Except for us.  We still don’t have TiVo.  Or Netflix.

SIZZLED OUT: Melrose Place

STILL SIZZLING: Which actor has walked the line for the final time?  He’s retiring at age 34!

October 16, 2008 Pt. 2

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 16, 2008 by sizzlemaker

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A, um, glimpse into Zack and Miri's pornography adventure.

A, um, glimpse into Zack and Miri's pornography adventure.

CNN: A comedy show on CNN?  It’s coming, and will be hosted by D.L. Hughley.  Says the network: “When you watch as much news as our audience does, there comes a time you just want to stop and laugh.”  As they say, if you don’t laugh, you’ll cry.  Pretty true considering the current state of our country.  Go for the giggles!

Seth Rogen: His new flick–Zack and Miri Make a Porno–is running into some marketing problems.  Apparently a lot of places don’t want to advertise something so risque.  That only makes us want to see it more!

Project Runway: Picked its fifth winner last night.  This is getting old.

World Series: Rapidly approaching but the end might be getting farther.  MLB says the sixth game might be delayed due to Obama’s purchase of air time.

CW: Stepping up their game with a whole slew of guest stars for November sweeps–including Perez Hilton?!

The WB: Our new favorite site.  Watch full episodes of OTH, Everwood, The O.C., Smallville, Friends.  The lists gone on and on!  You MUST check it out!

More Crashes: Sadly, two more accidents happened this week.  Both Blake Lively’s dad and Gale Harold (of Desperate Housewives) were both injured in car wrecks.

Kanye West: What’s a good way to demonstrate the raw, natural quality your new album?  If you’re Kanye, that means having 30-plus completely naked women sitting on stage as the album plays.  We think the connection is a bit of a stretch.