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Simon Pegg in 'Hector and the Search for Happiness' Final US Trailer

The selections for the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival were just announced today, and one of the films premiering there will be Hector and the Search for Happniess starring Simon Pegg and we have a new trailer.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daily Mail

Maggie Gyllenhaal suffers a fashion fail as she steps out in drab...

She definitely stands out for her edgy persona and quirky style, but Maggie Gyllenhaal seemed to blend right in with the rest of the crowd on Monday.


Related Topix: Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang, Drama Movies, Donnie Darko, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Tribeca (New York, NY), Jake Gyllenhaal

E! Online

Kendall Jenner Poses Topless for Love Magazine Cover-See the Pic

The 18-year-old E! star poses topless on the cover of the latest issue of Love magazine , wearing nothing but a Fox fur hat by Fendi as she covers up her chest with her arms.


Related Topix: Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Fashion, Designers, Fendi, Chanel

Glendale News-Press

Joan Quinn portrait exhibit spotlights artist's champion

Like all creative types, artists often benefit from the largesse of others. Genuine patrons of the arts, though, are scarce these days.


Related Topix: Glendale, CA, Journalism, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Captured, Entertainment, Television, Beverly Hills, CA


Review: Stripped Scripts Brings Fresh Perspective on Theater

Stripped Scripts - no, it's not a naked theater company, but a unique series of readings of contemporary original plays taking place bimonthly at The Piano Kitchen at 420 Rose Ave. in Santa Barbara, a quirky underground performance space.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Santa Barbara, CA


Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes: What planet is it?

The announcement of Matt Reeves as director of Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes perhaps should have come as no surprise.


Related Topix: Let Me In, The Pallbearer, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Steven Seagal, Celebrities, Gwyneth Paltrow, David Schwimmer

Mobile Marketer

Pancheros bites into mobile Web with streamlined site experience

Pancheros Mexican Grill, a fast-casual Mexican restaurant franchise, has debuted a redesigned Web site with streamlined navigation and custom content that will help it engage on-the-go mobile users.


Related Topix: Native Advertising, Netbiscuits, Dining, Arts, Web Design

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Concord Monitor

Author of 'Unruly Places' reminds us we can still be explorers

Now that we all carry around constantly updating, infinitely detailed maps on our cell phones, the world should feel small and brightly lit, right? Not so, says Alastair Bonnett, a "psychogeographer" at Newcastle University, which is somewhere off to our right.


Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, Carnival Cruise

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

What's on your shirt, dear?

Hindi-Urdu translator Grant Davis ambles along Delhi's streets and archives people wearing quirky T-shirts on his blog, Nice Shirt Dear.


Related Topix: World News, India,

The Daily Beast

Cinema's Nutty ProfessorBy Marlow Stern

The Oscar winning French filmmaker sat down with Marlow Stern to discuss his latest surrealist picture, Mood Indigo , behind-the-scenes tales from the making of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind , and much more.


Related Topix: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, The Green Hornet, Inventions, Science / Technology, Celebrities, Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet


Re: 1921 Ner-a-Car

For a hundred years, motorcycle designers have been toying with different ways to connect the front wheel to the frame.


Related Topix: Motorcycles, BMW Motorcycle, Bimota


Peter Drew Peter Drew Communication Services

Vocal range: low baritone to falsetto. Acting range: from sincere soft sell to grab 'em by the collar hard sell, and everything in between.


Related Topix: Cameras, Cincinnati, OH

The Globe and Mail

Soul mates: Kia Soul owners are a quirky, loyal bunch

Heather Pugh met her boyfriend, Don Holmes, while likely chin-wagging about whether Solar Yellow is a cooler colour than Flathorn Blue.


Related Topix: Kia, Wagon, Kia Soul

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Tasty Monster Productions Presents NY Premiere of SINGLEMARRIEDGIRL at 59E59 This Weekend

Tasty Monster Productions brings to New York City the offbeat hit SINGLEMARRIEDGIRL, an original adaptation of the blog based on the hilarious antics of Laurel Spears, a Chicago native who, finding herself at the crossroads of a dead end marriage and in a major identity crisis, decides to take herself on a date.


Related Topix: Monster, Human Resources, Towson University, Wagner College, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

6 Romantic Comedies to Catch This Summer

There are plenty of rom-coms hitting the big screen this season, and they're all putting their own twist on the genre.


Related Topix: Entertainment

CS Video Interview: Michel Gondry 'Defends' His Mood Indigo

One of the most prolific filmmakers of the past few years, former go-to music video director Michel Gondry is constantly finding new ways to surprise his fans by switching between quirky French films to documentaries and animated films and even the occasional studio release.


Related Topix: The Green Hornet, The Intouchables, Movies, Entertainment

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Arab Times

Braff's project features Big Moments

Let's give credit where it's due: Zach Braff has made another Zach Braff movie. That might sound commonsensical, even obvious or inevitable, but at least the TV star-turned-indie darling-turned-involuntary eyeroll-inducer has an aesthetic and viewpoint he can call his own.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Garden State, Zach Braff

The Lebanon Daily News

Owner of offbeat Elvis museum found dead

In this Dec. 9, 2009 file photo, Paul MacLeod stands before a poster of Elvis Presley in the antebellum home and a private Elvis Presley museum he calls "Graceland Too," in Holly Springs, Miss.


Related Topix: Elvis, Celebrities, Rock-N-Roll, Holly Springs, MS, Jackson, MS, Weird

Daily Kos

I the neighbors: Salem's mayor kicks a**, takes names

Salem is a delightful short trip up the street from me. It's a place with a legendary history and a bit of an issue with witch hunting, a quirky and delightful present , and apparently a kick-ass mayor.


Related Topix: Salem, MA, Gordon College, US News, Liberal Political News

Wed Jul 16, 2014

International Business Times

People Who Sleep Naked Are Most Cotent In Relationships - Study

While warm cuddles and long night talks in bed were thought to be the key to a satisfactory relationship, a new survey reveals that sleeping naked in bed could be the secret for an ultimate happy relationship.



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