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  • Goodbye Possums! (From Daily Echo)

    January 25, 2014 11:02 AM 38

    Or an outlandish pair of specs. Or enough jewels and spangles to light up the entire theatre. Today he’s sporting dusky pink trousers, a natty spotted cravat and a panama hat, plus his trusty handkerchief as he battles a bad cold. When he goes on stage later, the audience have no idea he is suffering with the lurgy – Dame Edna brings the house down. And quite

  • World's 'most beautiful sound' from dark, damp place

    January 25, 2014 2:56 AM 24

    There were hundreds of entries into a competition run by the online community BeautifulNow to find the "most beautiful sound in world" from a rich and abundant array of subjects and sources. Do you think the frogs make the most beautiful sound in the world? Watch the video above and have your say. Of the 12 finalists in the annual competition, 10 were recordings

  • Making Waves at Sea, and in the Studio

    January 25, 2014 12:24 AM 29

    The frontwomen of Warpaint agree: In the event of an apocalypse, they would outfit themselves more sensibly than Beyoncé. “You’re not going to be wearing a shirt” that is “just barely covering your nipples,” Theresa Wayman said of the futuristic video for the recent Beyoncé song “Superpower.” Emily Kokal added, “You’re going to be covering yourself from the elements

  • The hot dogs are back! - Features

    January 25, 2014 12:20 AM 30

    FOR quite some time, it appeared that hot dogs were losing favour in the United States to tacos, pizza, burgers and fried chicken. Then, over the past few years, the ever-so-adaptable sausage started to make inroads with the latest generation by serving as a vessel for creative toppings such as kimchi, cheese curds and foie gras. This was hammered home to me when, a couple

  • Want to be a Hollywood film-maker? Make a short film first!

    January 24, 2014 11:34 PM 21

    Robert Luketic's career in Hollywood started with making a short film. He believed the best way for aspiring film makers is to first make short films. — Pictures by KE. Ooi GEORGE TOWN, Jan 25 — Short film-making is growing in popularity with hundreds of short film festivals being held worldwide annually so naturally, making short films is one of the best ways to make it into the highly

  • Texting while walking impairs stride, poses risks: study

    January 24, 2014 10:49 AM 22

    Texting while walking impairs a person's ability to follow a straight line and keep a normal pace, and may pose risks to pedestrians according to a study out Wednesday. Researchers at the University of Queensland in Australia decided to study texting while walking since it appeared no one had actually scientifically analyzed how the modern preoccupation

  • TV Land's 'Hot in Cleveland' Gets Live, Animated Episodes

    January 24, 2014 5:17 AM 23

    Cedric the Entertainer's "The Soul Man" will also get a live episode, with he and Betty White expected to cross over. TV Land is setting up special episodes for Hot in Cleveland and The Soul Man. The cabler announced Thursday that the season premieres of Betty White's Hot in Cleveland and Cedric the Entertainer's The Soul Man will kick off with live episodes

  • It’s a whole new world for indie band

    January 23, 2014 11:42 PM 24

    A Great Big World’s Ian Axel and Chad Vaccarino drink herbal tea to improve their vocals. Singing with Christina Aguilera will inspire you like that. “We’re in a different place now,” Axel said. “It’s a really surreal, beautiful experience for me.” The two former New York University students behind indie pop turned mainstream success will perform Friday

  • Pitbull track named official anthem for 2014 World Cup

    January 23, 2014 6:56 PM 28

    FIFA have named a track by Pitbull and Jennifer Lopez as the official anthem for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. We Are One (Ole Ola), which also features Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte, will be performed at the opening ceremony at the Arena de Sao Paulo on 12 June. The track will be released later this year in the lead up to the World Cup. It will also be included

  • Quentin Tarantino dumps new project and spills the details; NBC quietly abandons ‘Murder, She Wrote’ reboot

    January 23, 2014 2:11 PM 21

    Two projects fell apart in Hollywood last night, according to Deadline Hollywood: NBC declined to continue with a “Murder, She Wrote” reboot starring Octavia Spencer. Then, Quentin Tarantino decided not to go forward with his new film, Western drama “The Hateful Eight.” But both events unfolded very differently. NBC let the world know the news by quietly