Macaulay Culkin's Pizza-Themed Velvet Underground Cover Band Did a Video

Jay Hathaway · 12/09/14 09:50AM

The Pizza Underground, a pizza-themed Velvet Underground cover band featuring former child star Macaulay Culkin, is a joke in the sense that they sing Velvet Underground songs with lyrics about pizza and have the kid from Home Alone on tambourine and kazoo. But it's also serious, iin the sense that they went on tour and made this music video.

Twenty Years Later, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Is the Most Inadvertently Honest Christmas Movie of All Time

Rich Juzwiak · 12/22/12 12:00PM

The great thing about Christmas is you can do it exactly the same as you did last time, every single year. Case in point: 1992's Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is basically and openly the same movie as 1990's megahit Home Alone. The main difference is that writer John Hughes and director Chris Columbus moved the setting from a Chicago suburb to Manhattan.

Louis Peitzman · 08/11/12 02:28PM

TMZ posted a photo of Macaulay Culkin in which he looks significantly healthier and not addicted to heroin.

The Reunification of Swyllenhaal

Maureen O'Connor · 01/21/11 10:39AM

Jake and Taylor rendezvous in Nashville—but was it ex sex or postmortem wallowing? Macaulay Culkin parties with a porn star. Jesse James and Kat Von D are engaged. Bill Clinton is Cameron and A-Rod's third wheel. TGIFriday gossip.

Did Mila's Success Drive Macaulay Away? And Other Annoying Questions

Maureen O'Connor · 01/03/11 10:51AM

Mila Kunis faces an onslaught of obnoxious break-up rumors. David Arquette goes to rehab. Lindsay Lohan's court-ordered rehab ends. (And her freely chosen rehab begins.) Bieber and Selena make out on a yacht. Monday gossip abandons auld acquaintances.

Macaulay Culkin and Mila Kunis Break Up

Max Read · 01/03/11 02:34AM

Actress Mila Kunis and The Pagemaster star Macaulay Culkin have "amicably" broken up after a seven-year relationship. Guess he'll be "home alone" a lot more often, am I right? "My Girl"—more like "bye, girl"! And so on.

How Much Did The Pope Know About The Kiddie-touching Priest?

Jeff Neumann · 03/26/10 05:42AM

The Vatican is under fire for issuing statements that conflict with facts in a case involving a child molesting priest and the future Pope Benedict XVI in Germany in the 80's. Things aren't looking good for the Pope these days.

Jackson Is (Finally) Laid to Rest

cityfile · 09/04/09 05:57AM

• Michael Jackson was laid to rest yesterday evening, exactly ten weeks after his death. Gladys Knight performed; Al Sharpton delivered a sermon; Lisa Marie Presley, Elizabeth Taylor, Chris Tucker, Macaulay Culkin and Mila Kunis put in appearances; and the Jackson siblings color-coordinated their outfits, per usual. [NYDN, People]
• Nike has wisely decided to put on hold the line of sneakers it had been planning to introduce in partnership with DJ AM. [TMZ]
• Pervy photographer Terry Richardson is settling down. He's reportedly getting ready to tie the knot with scenester Jen Brill. [TrendLand]
• Is French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy planning to appear in Woody Allen's next movie? "Nothing is signed yet," says her publicist. [WWD]

Madonna Goes East, Chris Brown Spins & Demi Denies

cityfile · 09/01/09 06:19AM

• It's been a couple of thousand years since a man named Jesus "sparked a frenzy" in Jerusalem. But it happened again yesterday when Jesus (Luz, that is) accompanied Madonna to the Western Wall. [DM]
• Yesterday it was reported that Chris Brown had told Larry King that he didn't really remember beating up Rihanna. Now he says he does remember using her a human punching bag; it's just that the clip used to promote the show was taken out of context. [People]
• Filming has started on the new season of the Real Housewives of New York City. And the pressure is on, apparently. There are two "backup" housewives waiting in the wings in case the women don't perform and "the story lines are not interesting enough." [P6]
• Demi Moore would like to make it clear she's never had plastic surgery. It's natural that she looks like that at the age of 64. So back off. [Telegraph]

Blanket Baby Daddy Mystery Deepens, Needs To Stop

Andrew Belonsky · 08/31/09 12:06AM

Once in a great while a mystery will come along and captivate the world. Who shot JFK? Who shot Mr. Burns? And now, who shot it to make Michael Jackson's youngest child, "Blanket?"

Happy Birthday

cityfile · 08/26/09 06:27AM

Cassie, the singer best known for her hair and for having hooked up with Diddy, turns 23 today. Macaulay Culkin is turning 29. Thalia, the Latin singer and wife of music honcho Tommy Mottola, is 38. Former vice presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro is turning 74. Former Homeland Security boss Tom Ridge is 64. Valerie Simpson of Ashford & Simpson turns 63. Actor Chris Pine is turning 29. Shirley Manson of the band Garbage is 43. Upper East Side interior designer Lisa Jackson is turning 51. Legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee turns 88. And New York Times crossword editor Will Shortz turns 57 today.

Tommy & Dee Plan to Tie the Knot Today

cityfile · 12/12/08 06:30AM

Tommy Hilfiger and Dee Ocleppo may have cancelled their first wedding at the last minute back in August, but it looks like the second time is the charm: The couple is reportedly getting hitched later today in a "top-secret, ultra-private" ceremony at his house in Greenwich. [NYP]
Kanye West is supposedly thinking of moving to London next year to pursue his fashion career. [Mirror]
Graydon Carter says he personally handles seating arrangements at the Waverly Inn. Oh, and his "three buzz words" for 2009 are "sophisticated, innovative and entitlement." [P6]
• Tragic news: Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony just spent their first weekend apart since the birth of their twins. [Us]