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Blog Profile / Celebritology 2.0


URL :http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/celebritology
Filed Under:Pop Culture / Celebrity
Posts on Regator:3349
Posts / Week:18.3
Archived Since:April 20, 2011

Blog Post Archive

This is the Celebritology goodbye

This is it. The end of Celebritology. The announcement has already been made. The final chat has been held. And the list of fond reminscences has been published. There’s nothing left but goodbye now. First, some procedural matters. As...Show More Summary

Friday list: Celebritology reminiscences

In yesterday’s final marathon Celebritology chat, readers said they wanted three things from me on this last day of the blog: a final morning mix (done), a Friday list and a goodbye post that they could use as a springboard for one more BKD (please refer to glossary for meaning) in the comments section. Read full article >>

Ben Affleck discusses Senate run on ‘Face the Nation’; the ‘Jersey Shore’ is finally over

The final morning mix of entertainment headlines... — Ben Affleck, who was in Washington this week to testify before the House Armed Services Committee, pre-taped an interview that will air this Sunday on CBS News’s “Face the Nation.”...Show More Summary

The new ‘Great Gatsby’ trailer, featuring elements of Florence + the Machine and Fitzgerald

Perhaps you have concerns about the upcoming adaptation of “The Great Gatsby,” what with the release date being pushed from this year to next and the fact that the initial trailer implied that the roaring twenties featured the music of Kanye West and Jay-Z. Read full article >>

Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy welcome baby Cyrus; Jenni Rivera remembered at memorial

A morning mix of headlines... Claire Danes and husband Hugh Dancy welcomed their first child into the world earlier this week. Their son, Cyrus Michael Christopher Dancy, was born on Monday and his arrival was confirmed to People magazine late yesterday. Show More Summary

David Letterman will open up to Oprah Winfrey; Ke$ha issues ‘Die Young’ apology, but deletes crucial tweet

A morning mix of headlines... More than a month after David Letterman brought his former talk show nemesis Oprah Winfrey to Ball State University for a candid onstage conversation, Letterman will return the favor by appearing on “Oprah’s Next Chapter.” The episode will air Jan. Show More Summary

America, rejoice. The ‘Smurfs 2’ trailer has arrived.

Few things may have permanent staying power in our current culture. Even the seemingly indestructible Twinkie is in peril. But the Smurfs — those Peyo-created blue creatures who parlayed their comic existence into massive popularity during the 1980s and managed to reinvent themselves in movie form in 2011 — are never going anywhere. Read full article >>

Announcement: The end of Celebritology

I have an announcement to make: Celebritology is ending and The Post will be consolidating all personality news under the Reliable Source brand. I was offered another position within the newsroom but after much consideration, I decided that it wasn't quite right for me. Show More Summary

‘Django Unchained’ LA premiere canceled in wake of shootings; Ke$ha’s ‘Die Young’ drops in radio rotation

A morning mix of headlines... Tonight’s Hollywood premiere of “Django Unchained,” which was to take place at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, has been canceled out of respect for those affected by the Newtown shootings....Show More Summary

Celebritology’s 10 essential holiday pop songs

The month of December brings with it the inescapable sound of holiday music. It takes over entire radio stations and shopping mall PA systems, overpowers the din at coffee shops and restaurants, and flits into our ears via the whistles of happy-go-lucky UPS delivery men. Read full article >>

Channing Tatum is going to be a dad

Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum are about to become parents. The couple, officially known to the world as Mr. and Mrs. Sexiest Man Alive, confirmed in a statement that they are “expecting the birth of their first child next year.”...Show More Summary

‘The Hobbit’ sets box office record; Kat Von D and Deadmau5 get engaged on Twitter

Note: Celebritology went dark on Friday after the news broke about the shootings in Newtown, Conn. Today the blog resumes normal publishing to keep readers updated on the usual entertainment news, while also doing its best to remain sensitive to the fact that this is a sad time for many. With that said, here is today’s morning mix. Read full article >>

Trespasser arrested at Taylor Swift’s house; ‘The Hobbit’ earns mixed reviews

A morning mix of headlines... A 24-year-old man was arrested for trespassing early this morning at Taylor Swift’s Nashville home. TMZ reports that the Swift fan allegedly traveled from Wisconsin to Tennessee to spend the singer’s birthday,...Show More Summary

‘Guilt Trip’ promo accidentally touts Golden Globe nod that didn’t happen; Taylor Swift turns 23 today

A midday mix of headlines.?.?. A promo for the movie “The Guilt Trip” touting Barbra Streisand’s Golden Globe nomination accidentally got posted online last night by an employee in the Paramount awards department. Unfortunately, Streisand did not get nominated for her work in the comedy, so, according to Deadline, Paramount quickly removed the clip. Show More Summary

Golden Globe surprises and snubs: A list of 10 from this year’s nominations

The Golden Globe Award nominations, revealed this morning at an ungodly hour for the Hollywood set, did what they were expected to do: shower nominations on films like “Lincoln” and “Argo and TV series like “Downton Abbey” and “Homeland.”...Show More Summary

The Golden Globe nominations: ‘Lincoln,’ ‘Les Miserables’ and ‘Argo’ among the contenders

“Lincoln,” “Les Miserables,” “Argo” and “Silver Linings Playbook” made their completely unsurprising entrances into the Golden Globe Awards race this morning. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association revealed its nominees for the best...Show More Summary

‘American Horror Story: Asylum’: 10 questions about ‘The Coat Hanger’

A weekly investigation of “American Horror Story: Asylum,” as well as, when applicable, the “American Horror Story: Asylum” bakery. Spoilers lie ahead. In this week’s episode of “American Horror Story: Asylum,” the tables turned on Sister...Show More Summary

On 2012, the year that celebrity snark hit warp speed

On the surface at least, the celebrity news machine of 2012 appeared to run much the way it did in 2011. Babies were born to pop divas and movie stars. Curse words and inappropriate hand gesture made unexpected appearances in widely viewed television events. Read full article >>

SAG Award nomination surprise: Nicole Kidman for ‘The Paperboy’

The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations were announced this morning in Los Angeles. And among those nominees stands a suggestively-dressed, sexually charged Nicole Kidman. Kidman was nominated as best female actor in a supporting role in a motion picture for her work in “The Paperboy.” Yes, that is the movie in which she urinates on Zac Eron. Show More Summary

Lindsay Lohan arraignment set for today; Avril Lavigne finally sings Nickelback

A morning mix of headlines... Lindsay Lohan is scheduled to be arraigned today on a trio of charges — reckless driving, lying to police and obstructing an officer — related to a car accident that occurred last June. Prosecutors formally...Show More Summary

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