It used to be that if a studio’s tentpole movie ended being a, well, tent that propped up its business, the studio would eventually turn it into a trilogy. Once that trilogy was over, however, then it reassesses the direction of the franchise. That’s exactly what Sony did with Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy, but now it is doing away with that whole song and dance. The powers that be just pegged down release dates for The Amazing Spider-Man 3 and 4, all before ASM2 has even finished filming. THE RELEASE DATES
The Cosby Show was absolutely one of the most popular and most beloved TV sitcoms of the 1980s and all these years later, Bill Cosby opens up to ABC News about the inspiration behind the philosophy of the show. I have no doubt that Cosby has talked about this subject matter many, many times before but this interview is recent and it reminds me of a time when TV shows used to focus on familial heart and love lessons over crudeness and base humor. In the interview excerpts below, Cosby shares some of the real life personal experiences that helped him shape The Cosby Show into the kind of TV series that attracted massive audiences week after week for the many years that the show was on the air. As a big fan of the show, it’s always a treat to hear from the man himself how The Cosby Show came to be and why it became so successful. More
Toby Keith has announced that he will put on his “Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert” to raise money for victims of the May tornado that hit his hometown of Moore, OK. The concert is scheduled for July 6 at the University of Oklahoma’s Memorial Stadium in Norman.
Joining Keith will be Garth Brooks, Willie Nelson, Trisha Yearwood and Ronnie Dunn. Tickets are $25 and go on sale Friday, June 21. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO
Sure you could tune in to Dr. Phil for some tough love advice about the state of your relationship or have a sit-down for a coffee with your closest girlfriends to vent about your husband’s domestic shortcomings.
But have you ever considered the advice of Adam Smith or perhaps John Maynard Keynes?
There’s a lot you could learn about marital bickering from these two dead economists. So say the authors of the new book “Spousonomics: Using Economics to Master Love, Marriage & Dirty Dishes.” The authors Paula Szuchman and Jenny Anderson, who write for The Wall Street Journal and the New York Times, have applied the market rules of cold, hard capitalism to the economy of your marriage to help you efficiently allocate limited resources such as time, money, sanity and, yes, even your sex drive.