Capitalizing on the conversation around catcalling and street harassment started by Hollaback's "10 Hours Walking in NYC as a Woman," upstart YouTube prankster Stephen Zhang upped the ante by filming a "drunk" woman as she tried to get directions to a bus on Hollywood Boulevard. Plenty of men were willing to "help" her, but not to her bus stop.
Hollywood sex scenes—hot on the screen, painfully unsexy to film. Case-in-point: this behind-the-scenes clip of Brooklyn Decker and Patrick Wilson faking orgasms.
Last night Nic Pizzolatto, a Writer and Visionary best known for his hit HBO series True Detective, released a statement denying that he is a plagiarist. It reads as though written by a committee of lawyers, your sophomore year college boyfriend, and some kind of PR firm that specializes in making you hateful to the entire internet:
Regarding yesterday's shockingly racist Straight Outta Compton casting call, Universal Pictures said in a statement that "the filmmakers ... did not approve and do not condone the information in this casting notice. We regret and sincerely apologize for being in any way associated with the offensive descriptions it contained." They did not say they've stopped working with the casting agency.
Yesterday TerRio Harshaw, the six-year-old Vine sensation known for his playfully hypnotic dance and habit-forming catchphrase ("Ooh Kill'em"), signed a deal with William Morris Endeavor, the well-known Hollywood talent agency. The news, which spread across Twitter, was initially announced on Instagram. In a photo, TerRio is flanked by WME agents and representatives from Tha Lights—the management company that handles all of his affairs— and the caption reads: "TV show sold and we just signed to William Morris Endeavor!! #LifeIsGreat".
After retiring from professional election-losing, conservative ex-senator Rick Santorum has reinvented himself as a film mogul. And he's primed for success, seeing as how his "faith-based film studio" is backed and managed by an expert in T&A anime, National Memo's Ben Feuerhard reported this morning.