Matthew McConaughey Reveals the Story Behind 'Alright Alright Alright'

Matthew McConaughey can't stop, won't stop saying "alright alright alright," a line he originally improvised in Dazed and Confused but has since adopted as his own personal catchphrase. But where'd it come from? Turns out he was inspired by Jim Morrison's chatter on a Doors live album. Too, too perfect. » 3/12/14 11:00am 3/12/14 11:00am

Every Matthew McConaughey Movie Is Actually About Rust Cohle

Fans of HBO's True Detective are an obsessive lot. Over the course of the show's 8-episode first season, bajillions of hours of productivity were wasted discussing, dissecting, and speculating about the show. Insane-sounding theories about the identity of the murderous Yellow King abounded, each with an insane-sounding … » 3/10/14 3:45pm 3/10/14 3:45pm

Did a Horrifying Real Satanic Sex Abuse Case Inspire True Detective?

In a recent interview, True Detective creator Nic Pizzolatto told Entertainment Weekly that his hit show's fictional inspirations range from high literature to low pulp. But it seems the show drew inspiration from elsewhere as well — an incredibly horrifying real case of satanism and sexual abuse in rural Louisiana in… » 2/28/14 5:15pm 2/28/14 5:15pm

Cate Blanchett Wasn’t Thrilled About Being Played Off at SAG Awards

Cate Blanchett won a SAG award last night (hooray!) for her performance as Blanche DuBois in Woody Allen Movie No. 463. She was understandably thrilled about winning, but not so thrilled about getting the hurry-it-along music after 29 seconds, especially since America's stoned older cousin who made us all watch A… » 1/19/14 5:00pm 1/19/14 5:00pm

Matthew McConaughey Is Mad Skinny in the Dallas Buyers Club Trailer

The trailer for Dallas Buyers Club, the movie for which shirt-depising actor Matthew McConaughey lost a ton of weight to play a man struggling with HIV in the 1980s, is out. McConaughey's racket in this film is that his character (based on a REAL LIVE HUMAN WHO LIVED), after being told he has a month to live, starts… » 8/27/13 7:20pm 8/27/13 7:20pm

Paula Deen Cruise, a.k.a. Titanic For Racists, Adds Additional Voyage

While Paula Deen's backers have been steadily jumping ship since she outed herself as an N-word-using, separate-bathroom-using, down-home deep-fried racist, others of her kind are flocking to support her. In fact, the annual Paula Deen Cruise has tacked on an additional voyage for summer 2014 thanks to high demand. » 6/27/13 9:00am 6/27/13 9:00am

Matthew McConaughey Lost So Much Weight He Almost Went Blind

Today in smart decisions that actors make, Matthew McConaughey, long known for going big or going home (to play shirtless bongos) lost close to 50 damn pounds to play a dying AIDS patient in his new film Dallas Buyers Club. Weight wasn't the only thing McConaughey lost — apparently his vision started to go out, too. » 5/30/13 8:00pm 5/30/13 8:00pm

Beyoncé Tells Vogue That 1-Year-Old Blue Ivy Is Her Best Friend

In the March issue of Vogue, Beyoncé wants you to know that she's neither cyborg-armed Type-A perfectionist nor untouchable pop star. She's a wooooman, W-O-M-A-N. She has never been more aware of her womanity. "Right now, after giving birth, I really understand the power of my body. I just feel my body means something… » 2/12/13 9:00am 2/12/13 9:00am

Leighton Meester and Adam Brody in Love: Life Imitates WB Fanfic

The universe works in mysterious ways, but occasionally a gear will click into place and simplify at least one aspect of your troubled adult existence. Examples: cheese going on fries, and the fact that Blair Waldorf and Seth Cohen are dating. See? Motherfucking TOLD YOU. It's like the plot of The Time Traveler's Wife » 2/06/13 9:00am 2/06/13 9:00am

Ashley Judd and Dario Franchitti Split With No Hard Feelings, For Real

Unfortunately, The Year That Love Died appears to be extending into 2013: Actress, vocal feminist and possible Kentucky senatorial candidiate Ashley Judd and her husband, three-time Indy 500 winner Dario Franchitti, are divorcing after eleven years of marriage, which is like a golden anniversary in celebrity years. » 1/30/13 9:00am 1/30/13 9:00am

Jennifer Lawrence Denounces Unflattering Paparazzi Pic: 'That's Not My…

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Like that candy corn in the crack of your sofa cushions, the movie Cool Runnings or the actor Michael Caine, this is slightly old and yet important: When Jennifer Lawrence sat down with David Letterman Thursday, he procured a paparazzi photo of her in a bikini so that she could "answer" for her saggy butt. JLaw… » 1/21/13 9:00am 1/21/13 9:00am

It's Thursday So Lindsay Lohan Got Arrested Again

Last night Lindsay Lohan went to a Justin Bieber concert. A few hours later, at around 4 AM, she was arrested for punching a woman in the face in a New York club following brief verbal altercation (LiLo said something to the effect of "Give me my space" before clocking the girl). She and friends attempted to flee the… » 11/29/12 9:00am 11/29/12 9:00am