Celebrity Birthdays for May 7 – Breckin Meyer, Motorhead’s Phil Campbell and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Breckin Meyer Age: 38 Occupation: Actor, writer and producer Known For: Most recently playing lawyer Jared Franklin on the TNT drama ‘Franklin & Bash’; voicing and producing the animated show ‘Robot Chicken’; and starring in ‘Road Trip,’ ‘Rat Race’ and a string of 90s movies and TV series. Phil Campbell Age: 51 Occupation: Rock gu
This Day in History for May 7 – Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony Debuts and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1718 – New Orleans, Louisiana (first named La Nouvelle-Orléans) was founded by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville (More info) 1824 – Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, famous for its ‘Ode to Joy’ melody, debuts in Vienna (More info)
‘It Gets Better’ Creator Dan Savage Sparks Uproar From Christian Teens
Dan Savage, known for creating the anti-bullying series ‘It Gets Better,’ sparked a controversy with a speech he gave recently at a high school journalism conference. While discussing the Bible, he reportedly so offended the Christian teens in attendance that many of them simply walked out.
Avery’s Bucket List Blog Raises Awareness of Newborn’s Heart-Wrenching Illness
“Imagine you’ve been diagnosed with an incurable genetic disease and you are told you will not only lose your ability to walk and move your arms, but you will die between now and the next 18 months. What would you do?” The parents of 5-month-old Avery Lynn Canahuati, who’s suffering from spinal muscular atrophy, had to ask themselves this same question. Their answer? Avery’s Bucket List Blog. Read
16 Wacky Pinatas That Will Get You Pumped for Cinco de Mayo
You don’t have to crack open a pinata to enjoy Cinco de Mayo, but it certainly gets you in the right mood. Everyone from little kids to hammered Corona-and-margarita drinkers love scrambling to get their free candy, but there are some pinatas out there that are just too awesome to demolish.
‘Dancing with the Stars’ Preview – Contestants Prep for Their First Routine
In preparation for tonight’s premiere of ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ Jaleel “Urkel” White, Gladys Knight, William Levy, and the rest of the contestants have been seriously breaking a sweat in preparation for their first performances.
P.S. 22 Children’s Choir Performs Touching Whitney Houston Tribute of ‘The Greatest Love of All’
Whitney Houston touched so many lives across generations with her music and passionate performances, which is why we’re still looking for that ultimate tribute that can truly pay homage to the iconic singer. We may not have found the most epic one of them all, but we’ve certainly found the most touching performance by the children’s choir PS22 from Staten Island.
Emma Stone Was the Cutest 2012 Oscars Presenter
The 2012 Oscars was Emma Stone’s first time presenting an award and she was super excited. (We’re letting you know just in case you didn’t already get that from her bit.) You know who wasn’t revved up at all, though? Her co-presenter Ben Stiller.
Cirque du Soleil’s Dazzling 2012 Oscars Performance Wows Miss Piggy and Kermit
Not only did Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog hit the 2012 Oscars red carpet in style, but they also claimed a bit of the spotlight during the show when they presented Cirque du Soleil’s thrilling performance.
2012 Oscars – See the Big Night’s Worst Dressed Celebrities
The 2012 Oscars is that one night a year where no one wants to be on the worst dressed list. Despite all their efforts, however, there’s always those handful of stars that think they’re workin’ it when really Tim Gunn is rolling his eyes in the background.
2012 Oscars – See the Best Dressed Celebrities
The 2012 Oscars is like the Super Bowl of fashion, and while not everyone can be an Academy Award winner, some are definitely winning in the best dressed category.
Budweiser Brings Back the Iconic Clydesdales for Its Super Bowl 2012 Commercial [VIDEO]
We all remember the Budweiser Clydesdales, right? Those magnificent horses pulling a carriage fit for a king? Well, it looks like we’ll be seeing them again during the Super Bowl 2012 commercials.