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Posts Tagged ‘Tara Reid’

Sharknado Sequel Will Be Set in New York City

Stop the cheesy presses. After tearing up an LA beach setting and social media, the instant upside-down classic Sharknado is bringing its act to Manhattan.

The good folks at Syfy Channel have confirmed there will be a New York-anchored sequel airing in 2014. The mind reels at the possibilities: a Donald Trump cameo; a Sinatra impersonator gobbled up in the middle of a warbling rendition of “My Way.” From The Hollywood Reporter:

Syfy also announced a Twitter contest to name the sequel. Fans will be able to tweet their sub-title to @SyfyMovies using #Sharknado. The network will select the best submission as the sequel’s sub-title.

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Author Assembles Rollicking Roundtable of Entertainment Journalists

The format of Francine Brokaw’s breezy 182-page book Beyond the Red Carpet: The World of Entertainment Journalists, available next Tuesday, is exceedingly straightforward. Under various themed chapter headings, the veteran Family Magazine Group reporter and current member of the TCA asks a group of colleagues to recall Strange Interviews (Chapter 4), Twilight Zone Moments (Chapter 5) and Off the Record (Chapter 10) detours.

Her panel of junket-savvy experts includes everyone from David Sheehan (KCBS) and George Pennacchio (KABC) to Hahn Nguyen (tvguide.com) and Mike Reynolds (various). One journalist who stands out by virtue of being unafraid to name celebrity names is the New York Post’s Sean Daly. Here for example is the beginning of his entry for How Rude! (Chapter 9):

Harrison Ford is the rudest a-hole in show business. Followed possibly by Tommy Lee Jones. I have actually seen Ford call reporters out for asking what he thinks are “stupid questions”…

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Vanessa Minnillo Drops On-Air F-Bomb Before NYE Ball

Sick of that Tara Reid New Year’s Eve countdown clip? The one that was apparently shot by the world’s worst steadycam operator? Us too. This one, though, should make Nick Lachey proud.