Music, Movies and the Not So Mundane

There is a trailer up for Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest film, The Dictator. While the director has given up on trying to fool unsuspecting people to be in his movie, he has hired A-listers Ben Kingsley, John C. Reilly and Megan Fox to be in the film.

Patton Oswalt was booted from the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema for texting. There is a (maybe fake) video here.

The Screen Actors Guild Award nominees have been announced, and The Help is leading with four nominations. Also of note, Hugo and Harry Potter received no recognition. —-

A bag marked “bang” left in a downtown Los Angeles train station prompted an evacuation. Turns out the owner of the backpack’s nickname is “Bang Bang.”

The Admiral Theatre, a strip club in Chicago, is offering lap dances for toys. Just Dance 3 gets you the champagne room.

This gets you Candy.

This is Candy.

The Shins have announced their newest album in five years, Port of Morrow, and its tracklist. Port is the first album since James Mercer kicked out everyone in the band and is set to be released next March.

Ladybug Mecca says although members Cee Knowledge and Ish are touring, Digable Planets are not reuniting. Yet.

Happy Birthday to Vanessa Hudgens, Natascha McElhone (Karen!), Patty Duke, Dee Wallace, Sophie Monk, Ted Raimi and Tia Texada.

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