Monthly Archives: April 2008

Glamorati: for the Celeb-Obsessed Fans


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The Glamorati blog has a few choice articles for you celeb-obsessed fans.

  • 20 actors that turned down big roles. Oh, what could have been… Alec Baldwin as The Fugitive? Molly Ringwald in Ghost? John Travolta as Forrest Gump?
  • 30 actors who didn’t get the part. And for this, we say “thank you”. Jessica Alba in Daredevil. Nicholas Cage in The Breakfast Club. Brad Pitt as Willy Wonka.
  • 45 celebrity dropouts – some you could have guessed, and others you’d be surprised at. Jessica Simpson, Prince, Simon Cowell, and Tom Cruise are all on the list

See the Mugshot, Name the Crime


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Time to play another game of NAME THE CRIME FOR THE MUGSHOT, with pictures courtesy of MUGSHOT DU JOUR.

The game is easy – look at the mugshot, then determine what the crime the person is being accused of.  It’s fun for the whole family!

Then and Now Photos


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Here’s something for you to do at your next family reunion – you know all those old childhood photos that you have lying around the house or in some photo album buried somewhere?

Now that you have all the participants together again, why not try to recreate the photo in as close to place, pose, and outfits as you can.

Then, post those photos up at THEN AND NOW PHOTOS. Join the party!

How To Improve Gas Mileage


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It’s looking like the price of gas could hit $4 or even $5 a gallon this year, hitting everybody hard in the wallet as prices all across the board go up to meet this extra expense. Here are four sites that you can use to help maximize your gas station dollar: Continue reading HOW TO IMPROVE GAS MILEAGE

The Worst Song Ever Made… and Some of the Best


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Want to know the scoop about what makes a particular song sound good or not? Might as well start with what science says are the ingredients that make up the MOST UNDESIRABLE SONG.

  • Over 25 minutes long
  • Has both loud and quiet sections, fast and slow tempos, different pitches
  • Large orchestra featuring bagpipes, accordion, and banjos
  • Lyrics cover topics such as cowboys and holidays

Continue reading THE WORST SONG EVER MADE… AND SOME OF THE BEST

The Top Earning Restaurants in the Country


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Looking at restaurant ratings is always entertaining, and RESTAURANTS & INSTITUTIONS magazine has posted a few of their “top” lists for 2007.

TOP INDEPENDENT RESTAURANTS: Sure, the Tao nightclub at the Venetian in Las Vegas would rank number one – they have all those celebrities coming in at all hours of the night, dropping $55m in food and beverage sales (600,000 meals at an average $70 ticket does that). Tavern on the Green in New York comes in 2nd, followed by Joe’s Stone Crab in Miami Beach. Yes, there are the usual New York, Las Vegas, and Washington DC suspects… but here’s where it gets interesting: Continue reading THE TOP EARNING RESTAURANTS IN THE COUNTRY