Archive for June, 2011

women failing upward

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

christine lagarde, newly appointed chief of the IMF was on the verge of being pushed out of nicholas sarkozy’s administration earlier this year. we are proud that ms. lagarde is ushering a new era. not only is she the first female to head the imf, she was also the first women to head the finance ministry in france–where she got into a lot of hot water. she is also the first woman to join an exclusive club which used to be solely populated by men. –the failing upward club.

music industry in dire straights looks for help from groupon

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

interscope (a u.s. based division of universal music group) released lady gaga’s latest album through amazon for 99 cents. yes 99 cents. and now uk-based artist david gray has one upped miss gaga. his new album is being exclusively released through groupon for 6 dollars (about 4 euros) for a limited period of time. since we are convinced the music industry doesn’t really matter anymore, we file these type of stories under music and not individual artist names. unless the artist is the artist who is presently called prince who was formerly called a symbol.

universal sets release date for the fast and the furious 6 set

Saturday, June 25th, 2011

deadline.com reports that the fast and the furious 6 is set for a memorial day 2013 release date date in the u.s. market. will the film first open internationally, following this year’s successful strategy? we’ll find out in 2013. vin diesel is coming back.

but the big question on everyone’s mind is will michelle rodriguez be resurrected? for those who missed fast 5, SPOILER ALERT, a person who resembles michelle rodriguez surfaces in berlin in one of the fina scenes in the film.

huffington post rewrites miles copeland down on his luck story

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

the original post on the huffington post talked about miles copeland putting his house up for sale. this 80s throwback, who once managed the police and later sting and owned the seminal record label i.r.s. records must’ve got in touch with them, because now the headline is all about raymond burr’s hollywood hills home. the original article looked more like this. the new one looks like this and still has the url address ‘miles copelands hollywood.’

michael ballack gegen joachim löw

Monday, June 20th, 2011

ballack gegen löw: einer lügt! ballack versus loew: a liar!