Fifth Grader Explains His Superstitious Ritual for Invoking a Snow Day

"First," says Lucas Heiberger, "you put three ice cubes in each toilet of your house." The New York City fifth grader was interviewed this morning for NBC News' storm coverage, during which he revealed his "formula" that he believes helps get school cancelled for a snow day. » 2/13/14 12:20pm 2/13/14 12:20pm

Uh, Angelina Jolie Skipped Her Aunt's Funeral For Brad Pitt's Premiere

For the first time since revealing her preventative double mastectomy to The New York Times, Angelina Jolie hit the red carpet with Maddox, Pax, and her really obscure commonlaw partner Brad Pitt at the premiere of his film World War Z, which I keep confusing with Z For Zachariah because because. She told the press:… » 6/03/13 9:00am 6/03/13 9:00am

This Week In Tabloids: Why Barack Loves Michelle; Angelina Is Anxious…

Welcome back to Midweek Madness, where we parse tabloid punditry so you don't have to. This week marked a slight departure in tabloid fare, as Us featured potential President and First Lady Barack and Michelle Obama on the cover. Don't let it throw you; the other tabloids covered all the usual players, with In Touch, … » 6/18/08 1:30pm 6/18/08 1:30pm

Loose Lips

Rob Lowe Nannygate update! In addition to suing his nanny, Laura Boyce, for extortion, Rob and his wife Sheryl are also suing their former chef for getting it on with "third parties" in their marital bed and pilfering their medicine cabinet for his friends. So hard to find good help these days! • Angelina took Pax and… » 4/08/08 11:45am 4/08/08 11:45am

MIDWEEK MADNESS: Paula Abdul Mistakes Church For Frathouse; 'Star' Wins…

Welcome to Midweek Madness, our weekly orgy of celebrity dysfunction, botched romances and weight fluctuations. In which we "read" the Wednesday tabloids. So you don't "have" to.
This week's glossies are a testament to the fact that we don't actually care about celebrities because we know or care who they are; we care… » 4/04/07 12:11pm 4/04/07 12:11pm