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Jason Segel, Jack Black and Will Ferrell as the Hitchhiking Ghosts

For its new ad campaign, Disney engaged famous photographer Annie Leibovitz to feature comedians Jason Segel, Jack Black and Will Ferrell as the Hitchhiking Ghosts from its Haunted Mansion ride. Yahoo’s Shine blog has the [...]

Mikhail Gorbachev: Pizza Hut Spokesman

Happy belated birthday to Mikhail Gorbachev, who turned 81 yesterday. After seeing his stint as a Pizza Hut spokesman, we have to wonder if he’s celebrating with a couple of pies: If you’re wondering what the former Soviet leader is doing hawking fast food, well, you’re not alone. The unorthodox 1997 career move raised the eyebrows [...]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Sally Ride

© Kimberly White/Reuters/Corbis You know Sally Ride as the first American woman to travel into space. Today let’s take a look at five things you might now know about the astronaut. 1. She Proved There Is Such a Thing as a Stupid Question When Ride made her first space flight in 1983, she was both the first American [...]

Annie Leibovitz’s New Disney Portraits

In a continuation of a series (see parts one, two, and three), photographer Annie Leibovitz has unveiled three more Disney Dream Portraits starring famous actors. Shown are Jeff Bridges and Penelope Cruz in a scene from Beauty and the Beast. Other pictures show Olivia Wilde as the Evil Queen from Snow White with Alec Baldwin [...]

Annie Leibovitz Fairy Tale Photos

For those of you who don’t know Annie Leibovitz, she’s the rock star of photographers. Of course, it doesn’t hurt that a majority of her subjects are rock stars. Even if you don’t recognize her name though, you’re probably at least a little familiar with her works, particularly the famous image of John Lennon kissing [...]