For the readers of AskMen.com, the guy who made the biggest impact this year and most shaped "what it means to be a man of influence in 2012" isn't a real man at all. He's fictional. (And he's not alone: Christian Grey from "Fifty Shades of Grey" was named the 13th most influential man of the year.)
AskMen: Top 49 Men of the Year
After a month-long public voting process on the website, AskMen.com's users voted James Bond into the No. 1 spot. Bond's having a great year already, what with the 50th anniversary of his first film, and the new Bond movie, "Skyfall," arriving in November. FULL POST
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Olivia Wilde is supremely happy with her boyfriend Jason Sudeikis - so much so, she's sharing the good news at speaking engagements.
As New York Magazine's Vulture reports, Wilde was speaking during an evening of monologues hosted by Glamour magazine called "These Girls." As Sudeikis and other attendees listened in, Wilde discussed the dissolution of her first marriage: "I felt like my vagina died," she said.
"All of us harbor dark recesses of violence and horror," says Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock in the new trailer for the eponymous film. "I'm just a man hiding in the corner with a camera - watching."
Released on Wednesday, the clip for Sacha Gervasi's drama about the making of Hitchcock's "Psycho" is edited and scored in a way to create a delicious sense of humorous suspense.
But it's not enough to detract from the powerful on-screen duo that is Anthony Hopkins as the legendary filmmaker and Helen Mirren as his wife, Alma Reville.
Buzz Aldrin's showbiz resume has a new entry.
Following his stint on "Dancing With the Stars" and a guest appearance on "The Simpsons," Aldrin's lined up a cameo on an upcoming episode of "The Big Bang Theory."
Called "The Holographic Excitation," the episode finds the "Big Bang" crew celebrating Halloween at Stuart's comic book store, and the writers have found a way for Aldrin to make a cameo as himself.
The Apollo 11 astronaut joins a long line of guest star wins for the CBS comedy, which has previously featured Leonard Nimoy, Brent Spiner and Wil Wheaton, and another astronaut, Mike Massimino.
Catch Aldrin's appearance on October 25 at 8 p.m. ET.
The "American Idol" feud between Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj seemed to be sidelined after the show's producers gave a very loving statement about their new judges ... but that was before Stevie Nicks threw in her two cents.
Speaking to The Daily, Nicks, who served as a coach to "Idol" contestants last season, gave a (very) strong reaction to Minaj's outburst during "Idol" auditions last week.
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