Music, Movies and the Not So Mundane

The Roots’ drummer Ahmir Thompson (?uestlove) says the goup's latest album, undun, is finished and should be out Dec. 6. "We actually completed [the album] at five [o'clock] this morning, so it's officially done,” Thompson said. "It's essentially a biographical narrative about Redford Stephens. Stephens [is] a composite of four or five people that we've known over the past few years from Philadelphia."

FX has ordered up 10 episodes of Charlie Sheen’s new sitcom Anger Management, a spin-off of the Jack Nicholson and Adam Sandler film. “We think that Bruce Helford, Joe Roth and Charlie Sheen have come up with a wonderful, hilarious vehicle for Charlie’s acting talents — and a character we are very much looking forward to seeing him play,” said FX president John Landgraf. “Two And A Half Men has been an outstanding component of FX’s schedule for the past 14 months, and we have every confidence that Anger Management will soon be as well.”—-

Pittsburgh native Sean Faulkner, 38, is in custody after allegedly attempting to steal a Reuben sandwich and a forklift. Ross Township police say Faulkner ordered a sandwich from a bar and left without paying his tab. Faulkner then allegedly tried to use a stolen forklift as his getaway ride. When police arrived, Faulkner was still trying to get the forklift into reverse.

Happy Birthday to Julia Roberts, Joaquin Phoenix, Dennis Franz, Jane Alexander, Jami Gertz, Andy Richter, Ben Harper and Bill Gates.

Sean Penn is set to direct Robert De Niro and Kristen Wiig in The Comedian, the story of a comic past his prime (De Niro) who meets a loveable redhead (Wigg) who turns his world upside down.

Filmmaker Craig Gillespie has walked away from the Lionsgate project Pride and Prejudice and Zombies due to casting complications. Any ideas, readers?

A 100-pound, 8-foot-tall Lego man that’s been held in a Sarasota County lockup for the last two days may soon be released. The gigantic Lego man appeared on Siesta Key beach Tuesday morning with a T-shirt that read “No Real Than You Are” along with “Ego Leonard” and the number 8. It is thought that Dutch artist Ego Leonard is behind the fiberglass.

This is 9-year-old Diego. He is cooler than your 9-year-old kid, for sure.

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