Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly have reimagined David Bowie and Bing Crosby’s “Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth” duet, originally recorded for Crosby’s 1977 television special, Bing Crosby’s Merrie Olde Christmas. (See also: Jack Black and Jason Segel’s animated version from last week, Stephen Colbert and Willie Nelson’s marijuana-inspired version from A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All!, and many more.) Except for their faces — can’t change a face! This isn’t Bridalplasty — the Funny or Die duo have matched the Bowie/Crosby original detail for detail, right down to the mind-blowing exchange about “modern music” and eerie, dilapidated, Christmas-don’t-live-here-anymore set. Compare the two videos after the jump…. READ FULL STORY »
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gird your loins! Olivia Palermo, the villain of MTV’s The City, is stepping back onto the small screen. Elle reports that Palermo confirmed the news herself while in Barcelona this week. “[I'm] working on a new television project, my own show,” she said. No word on the show’s details just yet; reps for both Palermo and MTV did not immediately respond to EW’s request for comment.All right everyone,
We’ve seen Palermo take credit for pulling winning looks at Diane von Furstenberg, and straddle the line between mediocre and termination-worthy performance as an Accessories “Editor” at Elle. Will her future project continue to follow Olivia “The Career Woman,” or will we get to know Olivia “The Person”? (What do we really know about this so-called socialite, anyway?) Whatever it may be, let’s just hope that a starring vehicle doesn’t mean fewer passive-aggressive coffee dates … because those death stares are the money shots, folks. Isn’t Olivia at her best when she’s at odds with someone else?
Personally, I’d love to see her judge a reality competition show — I’m not sure if she’s the host-type — if only for her inevitable snide remarks and overall disinterest in being there. What say you, PopWatchers? Is The Olivia Show just what Palermo had her eyes on all along? Now that The City has been canceled, would you like to see Olivia return to TV?
This morning, People announced that Ryan Reynolds is its 2010 Sexiest Man Alive. The issue hits stands Friday, at which time we’ll be able to see if the magazine resisted the urge to show him shirtless. (Can you imagine the letters?) The Green Lantern star proves why he’s really on the list — his sense of humor. ”Now it’s going to be, ‘Sexiest Man, take out the garbage.’ That does sound better,” Reynolds says of how the title might turn into a perk with his wife, Scarlett Johansson. “The most difficult part is going to be organically working this title into a conversation with random strangers.”
People also has a tease of some of the runner-ups on its website, which includes a pretty phenomenal shot of Jon Hamm, Kellan Lutz lying shirtless on a truck, Drake, Glee‘s Matthew Morrison, Jon Bon Jovi, True Blood‘s Joe Manganiello (wet), Robert Downey Jr., Grey’s Anatomy‘s Jesse Williams, Justin Timberlake, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Vin Diesel, winner of People’s first-ever Sexiest Man Alive on Facebook campaign. The cover also shows that Johnny Depp and Conan O’Brien make the cut.
What are your thoughts on People‘s pick, people?
I’m so accustomed to seeing Taylor Momsen as a teen angst-ridden, raccoon-eyed actress, that I admittedly have forgotten that she was an incredibly cute little kid. In the days before Little J started scheming against Blair & Co., on Gossip Girl, little Momsen starred in commercials, including this highly adorable Shake ‘N Bake ad. So before tonight’s episode of Gossip Girl, enjoy this video of Momsen, in which the scariest thing in the video isn’t seeing a 17-year-old girl in lingerie, but rather the freakishly unnatural sound of chicken crunching as it’s first bitten into.
Before you can ask yourself how this little moppet hocking Shake ‘N Bake transformed into this generation’s bleach blond Elvira, Momsen recently spoke out against her parents, saying that they robbed her of her childhood. (Her parents signed her up with Ford modeling agency at age two — she’s three in this commercial — and since then, “I didn’t have friends. I was working constantly, and I didn’t have a life,” Momsen said.)
What do you think about little Taylor Momsen, PopWatchers? Does anyone else remember this commercial? READ FULL STORY »
World Beard and Moustache Championships: This needs to be televised, in which I argued that this event, held every two years, be chronicled for the masses. In a poll, 79 percent of readers said they’d watch an hour special on it in 2011. Well, Deadliest Catch exec producer Thom Beers isn’t stopping there: He’s hooked up with IFC to develop Whisker Wars, “a non-fiction series set in the world of competitive facial hair growing which profiles a group of men from the National Beard and Mustache Championship in Bend, Oregon to the World Competition in Norway.” For me, someone still marveling at the emotional and poetic storytelling behind Deadliest Catch‘s sixth season, this is as exciting as if I heard about a new Aaron Sorkin or Joss Whedon show. Presumably, growing facial hair isn’t as dangerous as crabbing on the Bering Sea, but I still want to know why these men do it. I trust Beers and his crew to find the humor and the heart, along with the drama. Are you in? Check out the WBMC’s Parade of Champions in the video below. (That’s David Traver, winner of the Freestyle Beard category and the overall title, pictured. He retired shortly after his victory.) READ FULL STORY »In 2009, I wrote a PopWatch post titled