It’s March 14, also known as 3/14, also known as Pi Day. To some, it’s the most wonderful day of the year, when math geeks and science nerds alike can join together in mathematical harmony to celebrate the majestic wonders of this baffling number. While this writer can proudly admit that she has memorized 72 digits of pi (it was for a seventh-grade math project, sheesh), it’s far more entertaining to reach into the depths of our pop culture-ingrained minds and discover ways this elusive, irrational number has riddled itself into our entertainment-based society. A few highlights below. READ FULL STORY
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Booboo Stewart and 'Twilight' fans gather at Target for an exclusive sneak peak of 'Breaking Dawn Part 2' -- VIDEO
An especially gorgeous midwinter Friday night was not enough to deter Los Angeles Twilight fans from lining up inside the West Hollywood Target for a sneak peak of Breaking Dawn — Part 2. This infamous Target wasn’t only one to hold a midnight release party for the DVD-Blu-ray release of Breaking Dawn — Part 1 — in fact, it was one of nearly 500 – but it was definitely the only location to boast a surprise visit from one of the film’s stars, Booboo Stewart. EW was on the scene to check out the footage and chat with Stewart and the fans on their thoughts. Spoiler alert: The fans really liked it! READ FULL STORY
It’s here, sweethearts! The day of blood sugar-spiking chocolates, overpriced greeting cards, overly complicated Garry Marshall movies, and, uh, inept role-playing exercises (is that a champagne bucket on your nether regions, or are just happy to see me, Clive Bixby?). In honor of Valentine’s Day, we thought we’d take a look at some of our loveliest posts. Below, we present celebratory plans of attack for saps and singles alike. READ FULL STORY
He’s baaaaaaack. After haranguing Saturday Night Live for their Tim Tebow lampoon, Pat Robertson has joined the anti-Twilight bandwagon. The 81-year-old aspiring hipster and fundamentalist minister deemed Stephenie Meyer’s sparklevamp franchise “evil” in a recent segment on his TV show, the 700 Club.
Responding a a viewer question about whether the series promotes witchcraft, Robertson recounted a story of demon possession told to him by a friend. According to Robertson, the demon in question “had permission” to possess a young girl because she had been enticed by the timeless love story of Edward Cullen and Bella Swan. “It opened the door to demonic power. Yes, I think those vampire movies are evil,” said Robertson. “There are no vampires. The whole thing is demonic.” See more of Robertson’s thoughts on Twilight below. READ FULL STORY
Just when the tween world had started to recover from the shock and “awww” when Justin Bieber chopped his famous windswept locks, Robert Pattinson started the mourning process all over again when he debuted his newly buzzed dome at last night’s People’s Choice Awards. (If Taylor Swift decides to get rid of her bangs, the tween world as we know it may just collapse in on itself.) READ FULL STORY
Broadway is about to get a little extra sparkle in those famous neon lights.
It was recently announced the Twilight musical is officially happening. Before you book your tickets to NYC (or, conversely, get the heck out of Times Square) you should know it’s not expected to have a very long run. Twilight: The Musical will make its off-Broadway debut as a one-night-only staged reading on January 16, and the proceeds will benefit the charity Blessings in a Backpack.
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George Takei has accomplished what was once thought seemingly impossible and figured a way to settle one of the oldest nerd scores: The epic Star Trek vs. Star Wars debate. Prompted by the ongoing showdown between William Shatner (“First of all, Star Wars was derivative of Star Trek… derivative!”: Point Shatner) and Carrie Fisher (“Klingon? It just sounds like a laundry detergent”: Point Fisher), the great Mr. Sulu opted to take charge and become a Broker of Peace to put an end to the galaxy-and-decade-spanning feud once and for all.
But how does one do that for a embittered battle in which both sides have such dedicated, unflappable supporters? It’s quite simple, really: Call out Twilight and urge both Star Trek and Star Wars fans to come together to mutually hate on it. (All the points: Takei.) READ FULL STORY
According to the results of a poll just released by Fandango, the most anticipated blockbuster for women in 2012 is The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn; Part 2. I would imagine that the first instinct of many moviegoers, upon hearing that information, is a forehead-slap followed by a long groan. But when you look at the list of big movies next year, it’s hard to blame the female population for returning to the glowy-skinned arms of the Twilight franchise. The Hollywood blockbuster season is always male-dominated, but it’s striking just how many dude-centric movies dominate the schedule next year. READ FULL STORY
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