One of the all-time classic Christmas Movie scenes is the tongue-stuck-on-a-frozen-pole scene from "A Christmas Story".
Well, just for fun, and to shock a few New Yorkers, the comedy group Improv Everywhere recreated the scene on the New York City subway with hidden cameras catching the commuters’ reactions.
(By the way, the kid didn't REALLY stick his tongue on the subway pole, thank God. They cleverly used a fake tongue and a magnet)
Well-respected British actor Benedict Cumberbatch (“The Hobbit” Trilogy, “Sherlock”) was on the same show as Modern R&B loverman R. Kelly on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
So in honor of that great guest combo, Jimmy asked Benedict to recite some of the lyrics of Kelly’s hit song "Genius" to hilarious results.
If you really want to subject yourself to the original for a comparison, here’s R. Kelly's version.
Paul Walker's "Fast & The Furious" family put together this very moving tribute for his fans, taken from clips set to some very moving music and graphics.
They're also donating a portion of the proceeds of the just-released "Fast And The Furious 6" DVD to Paul's charity Reach Out Worldwide
This will warm the heart of any animal lover. Three deer found themselves stranded on the frozen Albert Lea Lake in Minnesota. And those cool hovercraft we've seen floating over golf courses and such, were put to great use to save this family of deer.
Here's the announcement as it was made to the South African people by their current president, that the iconic former leader, and one of the foremost representatives of a free and equal society, Nelson Mandela had died at age 95.
President Obama speaking on the death of Nelson Mandela
It was an unfortunate turn Of letters and events when the Monday after the tragic death of Fast & the Furious movie star Paul Walker that weekend, a puzzle on Wheel Of Fortune had “The Fast & The Furious” as an answer.
It was just bad luck and timing. The show had been taped weeks earlier, it wasn’t caught in time, and had already gone out to over 200 TV stations. See it below.
Note the scroll going across the top.
Wheel… later added, quote, "The hearts of everyone at Wheel of Fortune go out to the family, friends & fans of Paul Walker."
Using a program on his iPad a guy actually did such a good job with the painting of Morgan Freeman, that it looks like an actual photo. But it’s actually 200 hours of work (condensed here into 3 minutes) on an iPad finger-painting program.
Rod Stewart / Ronnie Wood Think Faces Reunion - 2015
Many have talked about a possible Faces reunion for the last few years now. Rod finally says “definitely” but it’ll have to wait until Ronnie Wood’s commitments with the Rolling Stones are complete. Rod seems to think that’ll be sometime in 2015. [Check the story here]
Duets Between Freddie Mercury And Michael Jackson Might Get Released
First it was Barry Gibb and Michael Jackson recordings unearthed, now Queen members Roger Taylor and Brian May say that duets between late lead singer Freddie Mercury and MJ have seen the light, and are good enough to put out. [See the story here]
This duet has been floating around the net for a few years now.
Freddie Talking About Michael
John Fogerty’s Duets CD Makes Rolling Stone’s Top 10
John Fogerty’s CD release earlier this year “Wrote A Song For Everyone” made the prestigious Rolling Stone Magazine “Top 100 Albums Of the Year” list. John had help though since it was a “Duets” disc of sorts with collaborations from Bob Seger, Jennifer Hudson, Miranda Lambert and others, re-imagining some of Johns biggest CCR and solo tunes of the past [See the RS entry here]
We're playing a bunch of Michael Buble's Christmas songs on Majic now, and I wanted to share this little gem from his last promotional tour. Mike, singing in the Subway with some real New Yorkers on hand to blow some harmony, and to watch.