If we could, we'd marry 'Glee'
November 24th, 2010
12:50 PM ET

If we could, we'd marry 'Glee'

To paraphrase my friend Kat, Tuesday night’s episode of “Glee” was a big punch to the heart.

Boy did I blubber all over the place with the sweetness that was the “Glee” wedding. I didn’t even care that the whole choreographed-dance-down-the-aisle thing has been done to death. The whole event was so heartwarming and charming that I felt swept away.

Well, almost - I was super scared that Kurt was going to get shot by the end of the episode. The tension with the bullying storyline just kept building and building and I was steeling myself for a major tragedy.

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The Beatles are a hit in first week on iTunes
November 24th, 2010
12:15 PM ET

The Beatles are a hit in first week on iTunes

The Fab Four have proven to be just as popular in the digital age. Rolling Stone reports that the Beatles have sold more than 450,000 albums and 2 million songs worldwide in the first week that their music became available for purchase on iTunes.

On November 16, the band's 13 original albums, two-volume "Past Masters" compilation and "1962-66" and "1967-70" collections were released on iTunes as both albums and individual songs.

As of Tuesday, "Abbey Road," the White Album and "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" had landed on iTunes's top 20 albums chart, and 15 albums had made the top 100.

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Kanye talks Taylor, Prez Bush at Bowery Ballroom concert
November 24th, 2010
11:27 AM ET

Kanye talks Taylor, Prez Bush at Bowery Ballroom concert

In advance of his expected performance at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Kanye West hit up the Bowery Ballroom in New York City Tuesday for a set that featured songs off his critically acclaimed album, “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.”

The performance was packed with some of the album’s guest stars, including Swizz Beatz, John Legend, Pusha T and Nicki Minaj (whose own album, “Pink Friday,” dropped this week), according to New York magazine's Vulture.

But as interesting as the performance was, it looks like West’s closing speech has grabbed plenty of attention.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Kanye West • Music • Taylor Swift
November 24th, 2010
10:15 AM ET

Cookie Monster auditions to be 'SNL' host

Move over, Betty White – another TV legend could be hosting "Saturday Night Live" thanks to Facebook: Cookie Monster.

"Me know many of you think of me as cookie-eating fanatic bordering on glutton. Actually me prefer the term 'cookie enthusiast.' But there more to me than that," the "Sesame Street" star says in a video on the "Cookie Monster Should Host Saturday Night Live" Facebook page. "And me want to show the world. So, me think that it time to branch out beyond me cookie-eating career. Me ready for next logical step: hosting Saturday Night Live."

The furry blue creature then goes on to screen his audition video for the show.

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Steve Harvey's advice book gets a 'remix'
November 24th, 2010
09:30 AM ET

Steve Harvey's advice book gets a 'remix'

Shanae Hall doesn’t think women should have to “think like a man” in order to get one.

The Sirius satellite radio personality has written “Why Do I Have To Think Like A Man,” which is a counterpoint to Steve Harvey’s New York Times best-seller, “Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man.”

Hall, who is the ex-wife of former NFL player Cory Hall, even managed to snag an endorsement from one of Harvey’s best friends, actor/comedian Cedric the Entertainer.

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