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Casting Live Versions of Animated Classics

The news is out this week that Tim Burton may be directing a live-action version of Pinnocchio starring Robert Downey, Jr. as Geppetto. That’s an interesting casting choice, to be sure, but they said the same thing when Downey was cast as Charlie Chaplin, Sherlock Holmes, and as Iron Man, which all make sense after [...]

Plus: Plus-Size Models

Yesterday I wrote about Google+. Continuing with this week’s plus theme, we have plus-size models. Many are starting to think that the heroin addict-looking models of today could soon find themselves walking on, er, thin ice. While plus-size models have been making headlines for some years, perhaps it wasn’t until Whitney Thompson came on the scene during [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Surprising Celebrity Dolls

It’s not hard to find a celebrity doll these days – every Disney starlet seems to have one, as well as every pop star and even a few models (Tyra Banks and Heidi Klum both have one). Not all of them are quite as predictable, though – here are 10 dolls you probably didn’t see [...]

The Quick 10: Weird Celebrity Phobias

Everyone has their weird phobias. Me, I hate clowns and people wearing costumes or masks that cover their faces (which is weird, considering how much I love Disney World). But compared to these 10 celebrity phobias, my fears are pretty normal. 1. Billy Bob Thornton hates antiques so much he refuses to stay in a [...]