Roseanne Wore Toenail Art to Her Comedy Central Roast

The red carpet for Roseanne's Comedy Central Roast wasn't red at all, but the textured, cheap, crappy brown carpet popularized in the late '70s/early '80s. With a front door entrance, hanging coats and twood paneling and wallpaper, the entire step-and-repeat was styled after the infamous living room from Roseanne.… » 8/06/12 1:00pm 8/06/12 1:00pm

Porn Barons Slide Into Flaccidity Obscurity

There is a nice eulogy » 9/17/08 6:00pm 9/17/08 6:00pm, of sorts, to the end of the porn magnate era in the today, noting the lackluster performance (pun intended) of many porn magnates' porn businesses. Hugh Hefner, founder Bob Guccione, Larry Flynt and Brits Paul Raymond (himself deceased) and David Sullivan are all name-checked by way of…

Can A Self-Respecting Porn Star Ever Succeed As A Mainstream Actress?

An article from attempts to tackle the issue of actresses going from porn to mainstream projects. The story is tied to the fact that Jenna Jameson is starring in Zombie Strippers, which, while it may be kitschy, is not porn. Writes Glenn Kenny: "While recent advances in sexual frankness onscreen seem to… » 4/17/08 2:00pm 4/17/08 2:00pm

Ellen Page Can't Wait To "Kick Ass On Wheels"

Pretty awesome news: Juno star Ellen Page will star in Drew Barrymore's directing debut, Whip It!, playing an "alterna-teen" and reluctant beauty-pageant contestant named Bliss who joins a female roller-derby team. (Says Page: "I can't wait to kick ass on wheels!"). In other Tinseltown deals, former porn star Traci… » 1/16/08 10:30am 1/16/08 10:30am