Wow, it has been a crazy week in the pop culture world. Perez Hilton finally got punched in the face and Ed McMahon, Farah Fawcett and Michael Jackson all passed away. I can’t even begin to wrap my brain around it all, but Joel and Lars attempted to in this week’s podcast, which I highly recommend you all check out.
I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’m really hoping that next week we can get back to the normal celebrity news. Let’s get back to John and Kate and Lindsay Lohan and Britney Spears and just move past all of the crazy stuff that happened this week … well, except the Perez Hilton thing.
Honestly, if he got punched in the face every week, I’d be totally fine with it.
Here’s what’s new on HoboTrashcan.com this week:
Murphy’s Law – Schadenfreude
When Perez Hilton was punched in the face after an altercation with will.i.am from the Black Eyed Peas, the flamboyant gossip blogger said that violence is never the answer. Joel Murphy disagrees and this week he shares how Hilton being attacked could be a good thing for the Internet.
Note to Self – The Selfies 2009
While things in the sports world begin to slow down this time of year, one thing all sports fans and athletes always look forward to is the annual “Note to Self Awards.” If you weren’t lucky enough to get invited to this year’s red carpet event, you can find out who took home a Selfie in this week’s column.
Outside of the In-Crowd – Saved By The Bell: Two decades of unanswered questions
Every child of the 80s loved Saved By the Bell unconditionally when it originally aired. While Courtney Enlow was no exception, as she has gotten older, she has begun to question some of the show’s ridiculous plotlines. This week, she finally lets all of her unanswered questions out.
Positive Cynicism – Todd McFarlane, don’t ever change
While the first Spawn movie was an absolutely terrible piece of cinema, Spawn creator Todd McFarlane is telling anyone who will listen that he’s planning on making a second Spawn film and he would like Leonardo DiCaprio to star in it. Aaron R. Davis is amused by McFarlane’s claims and hopes he keeps making them.
From the Vault – One on One with Enrico Colantoni
While most actors dream of overnight success, Enrico Colantoni took 10 years to hone his craft before trying to become a star. The hard work paid off. Colantoni made a name for himself with starring roles in Just Shoot Me and Veronica Mars. Last year, the Canadian actor landed a lead role in a CBS cop drama called Flashpoint.
In 2008, we recently talked to Colantoni about callous network executives, impatient youth and the fact that Flashpoint may be society’s only hope for salvation. If you missed the interview then, enjoy it now.
– Hobo Stu
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