Monday, April 27, 2015


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.

He hopes SideShow will help citizens better understand the vicissitudes of the Consumerist-Military-Industrial-Infotainment Complex, or, in other words, why Britney Spears has a tendency to shave her head, Brangelina to adopt children, and Lindsay Lohan to crave imprisonment.

For live gossip and entertainment coverage visit the SideShow blog.


  Email Tirdad at
Tom Hanks, man of letters Seems James Franco and Snooki aren't the only celebs who know how to write stories and poems and books and such. Tom Hanks, 58, the only human on the planet it is impossible to dislike (even we can't help but adore the perennial
A new suprise Beyonce album in the works?
We knew he was leaving - and now we know when. Stephen Colbert will do his last Colbert Report on Comedy Central on Dec. 18. He announced it on Thursday night's Report. Now he'll wait for David Letterman to tell CBS exactly when he will vacate his long-held post as host of Late Show, so Colbert can take over. That date remains to be announced.
Mike Tyson: 'I was abused as a child'

Pages:  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  | 

Total pages: 42 | Jump to: