Willis Buys Cookies For Troops
Nine-year-old Girl Scout Tallulah Belle Willis, daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, and cousins Katie and Hayley Rogers wanted to bring a taste of home to Operation Enduring Freedom troops overseas and Girl Scout cookies seemed to be the best way.
Willis bought 12,000 boxes of the cookies and Girl Scout Troop 231’s mission was accomplished.
“The story is absolutely true. His daughter came up with the idea, along with her two cousins, and the cookies were sent,” Willis publicist Paul Bloch said Tuesday.
The Sun Valley, Idaho, troop’s gift is on the way, troop leader Sue Dumke said, adding Willis and Moore have always been enthusiastic supporters of the Girl Scouts.
The troop’s share of the cookie-sale proceeds will be donated to Animal Shelter and Canine Companions, Dumke said.
Willis Buys Cookies For Troops
Rolling Stones Announce World Tour
The Rolling Stones announced yet another world tour in grandiose fashion Tuesday, circling New York’s sprawling Van Cortlandt Park in a yellow blimp emblazoned with their red tongue trademark.
“Either we stay at home and become pillars of the community, or we go out and tour. We couldn’t really find any communities that still needed pillars,” joked Mick Jagger after he emerged from the blimp.
The Stones intend to celebrate their 40th anniversary with not only the tour but also a greatest hits disc that will feature new songs. The tour will kick off Sept. 5 in Boston. It will be the band’s first since 1999, which was that year’s top-grossing tour.
This time around, the band will play clubs as well as stadiums and arenas.
Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ron Wood looked as if they were having plenty of fun even before the news conference began. The foursome boarded the blimp at the park and circled the area for about 15 minutes before landing.
They had even more fun at the news conference, cracking jokes as reporters asked questions.
When one asked if they would do any songs from the past, Richards said: “The set list is a bit down the road. It just depends if we can remember them.”
About 300 fans turned out for a chance to see the legendary band, which formed in 1962.
“I wanted to be able to say that I saw their blimp come down,” said Kathleen Wieblack, who came from suburban Long Island to the Bronx.
“I’ve seen the last three tours,” said Richard Bell, who traveled from upstate New York. “Hopefully I will get tickets to see them.”
Tour promoter Michael Cohl said tickets for the first few dates will go on sale this week.
Among the opening acts: Sheryl Crow, No Doubt, Buddy Guy and Jonny Lang.
The group has not released an album since 1998’s “No Security.” Jagger put out his own solo disc last year, “Goddess in the Doorway,” which was a commercial flop.
Jagger said they’re just beginning to work on the new material for the upcoming disc.
“It’s a minor problem,” joked Richards.
Thoughts From Someone I Trust
Even though I have yet to see “Star Wars- Episode II: Attack Of The Clones” I have read the book. A friend of mine has actually seen the movie and this is what he had to say:
“I hated it.
Bored the living fuck right out of me.
The romance was shit. Lucas stole from The Fifth Element, The Matrix,
Gladiator and even the fucking Sound of Music.
It had one – count them, ONE! – good scene.
Damnit, I watched 10 minutes of the original Star Wars on tv last night and,
while I know nostalgia is a big part of it, that 10 minutes was more
enjoyable than this new piece of shit.
Crapola my friend, crapola.”
Wow, that’s harsh! But I still can’t wait to see it
Sorry for the technical hickup folks. The next couple of days will be a bit wierd (new server and backend), but hopefull by the end of it everyting will be even better than before. If your wondering where the past articles went, they will be reappearing over the next couple of days. More to come….
Dreamworks Has Aquireed SPACE MONKEY
Dreamworks has picked up SPACE MONKEY from Ash Brannon (TOY STORY 2). MONKEY will be a fully CG picture about test monkeys involved in the NASA space program in the 1950s.
(Insert your own joke here)
The incredible Will Ferrell is leaving “Saturday Night Live.”
We’ll miss ya Will, you always had grace. (Sorry, but I just couldn’t resist that one!)
POP POLL A SOUR NOTE FOR MARIAH
Mariah Carey has been voted the pop act people would most like to kick off the planet.
The music Web site, Popdirt, asked, “If you could remove one pop act’s music from the face of the earth, who would it be?”
More than 8,000 music fans from around the world replied, and Mariah secured 31 percent of the votes.
In second place was Jennifer Lopez, with 24 percent, followed by *NSYNC with 12 percent.
Other contenders included Britney Spears, with 8 percent; Mandy Moore, with 7.5 percent; and the Backstreet Boys, with 3.5 percent.
Rounding out the Top 10 were Jessica Simpson, Enrique Iglesias, Madonna and Ricky Martin.