March 15th, 2010
06:04 PM ET

Fans tweet their love of Peter Graves

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Legendary actor Peter Graves is receiving the best of 21st century memorials.

The star of “Mission Impossible” and “Airplane” is being feted across the Internet via social networking sites whose users on Monday tweeted and posted some of their favorite Graves delivered lines.

Some of the more popular phrases include, “Roger, Roger, what's our vector, Victor?,” and “Joey, have you ever been in a Turkish prison?”

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Filed under: Celebrities • movies
March 15th, 2010
04:14 PM ET

Celebs hope to STOMP out problems

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Torn between fashion and philanthropy?  Fret no longer!  Australia Luxe Collective, known for its upscale boots, has signed up some 45 celebrities for its STOMP campaign to raise money and awareness for charities dealing with global causes.  You can direct a percentage of the purchase price on a pair of Luxe boots to the charity of your choice, or bid on a signed pair in one of the online auctions taking place over the next few months. Celebs who've signed on include:

The campaign's goal is to issue $75,000 in funds across the celebrity-endorsed charities by July 4.  Hey – if you're going to walk the walk of charitable giving, why not do it in fancy footwear?

March 15th, 2010
02:31 PM ET

Loved ones reflect on Corey Haim's last days

Corey Haim's last day alive was unlike any other in his decades-long struggle with drug addiction, his manager said.

"It's almost like he knew he was dying," Mark Heaslip said. "His personality was just different."

Corey Feldman, his longtime friend and frequent co-star, said he would not attend the Toronto funeral so the family can have privacy.

"Instead, I will remain in Los Angeles quietly mourning and planning his memorial," Feldman said.

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March 15th, 2010
01:49 PM ET

Heidi Montag on the silver screen

Whether it was her performance on MTV’s “The Hills” or her recent plastic surgeries that caught the eye of director Dennis Dugan, it looks like Heidi Montag has snagged a role in her first feature film, “Just Go With It.”

The reality TV star Tweeted about her role Wednesday and has kept followers in the loop ever since.

“Getting hair and makeup for the comedy feature film I'm filming today! so excited! my first movie!” Montag posted to her Twitter Monday. FULL POST

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Filed under: movies • television
March 15th, 2010
12:24 PM ET

'Minute to Win It': Skip it

Remember the classic game show "Beat the Clock," where contestants performed silly physical stunts for prizes?  What if you took that game and added 21st century theatrics and enough dramatic pauses to drive you batty?

You'd have "Minute to Win It," the new million dollar game show that premiered Sunday night on NBC.

The show is simple enough - successfully perform 10 stunts to win $1 million - but the presentation is convoluted and frustrating. FULL POST

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Filed under: television
March 15th, 2010
10:13 AM ET

Most shocking Rock & Roll Hall of Fame snubs

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Clearly making it into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has very little to do with popularity.

At tonight's ceremony, ABBA, Jimmy Cliff, Genesis, The Hollies and the Stooges will each receive their well deserved induction. This honor is given out annually to inductees selected by a voting committee from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation. Artists are eligible to be inducted 25 years after their first recording is released.

But what's more interesting is the growing list of artists and groups who get passed over each year, despite record sales, reputation in the industry and lobbying from fans around the world. FULL POST

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