'Star Wars' sells a few tix It seems a couple of people actually went to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Helmed by J.J. Abrams, the seventh entry in the mega-franchise made $238 mil over its opening weekend, according to studio estimates. That smashes -
'Star Wars' sells big Like zombies to fresh brain, fans across the nation went in droves to see J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens for its pre-opening preview shows Thursday. The Harrison Ford-powered pic raked in $57 mil, shattering the pre-opening show record of $43.5 mil set by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 in 2011.
Weiland's drug abuse Scott Weiland's ex-wife, in an open letter in Rolling Stone, bemoans the late musician's chronic substance abuse. The cause of the rocker's death has yet to be determined, but cocaine was discovered in the tour bus where he died last week at age 48.
Kimye spawn 2.0, named Hear ye, hear ye, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have blessed the world with the name of their second child: Saint West. Did the Kardashian-West brain trust mean to give all future celebrity commentators an early Christmas gift? We'v
Adele: Music's superbeast! Know how they said Adele's new album, 25, might sell 4 million copies by Christmas? Not gonna happen. It's going to blast that figure right out of the duck pond! As of Monday, it had sold 4 million units in the United States alone. As of Tuesday, it was approaching 6 million. Worldwide sales aren't in, but they won't subtract.
Tirdad Derakhshani was born in Tehran, Iran, and raised in London and rural North Jersey, where he closely studied a theoretical, radical post-Hegelian approach to cow-tipping. He moved to Philadelphia in the mid-'80s to seek enlightenment, and instead received a B.A. in literature at Penn. While pursuing doctoral studies in modern religious thought and philosophy, he worked at the Inquirer as a news clerk, researcher, editor, and entertainment writer.
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