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Basketball Diaries from Planet Orange 4

Basketball Diaries from Planet Orange

Occasionally, it dawns on me that a lot of people I know aren’t on Twitter and haven’t seen my frequent (and some might say incessant) updates from the last week. As a result, I’m...

Gerard Way reviews ‘The Pick Up Artist 2’ 2

Gerard Way reviews ‘The Pick Up Artist 2’

Normally, it’s a bad idea when celebrities blog. They typically have nothing to say, can’t seem to figure out the shift key, and use sentences that run on like a marathon athlete. There are,...

The great VMA debacle 5

The great VMA debacle

Watching the VMAs last night was, in a word, torture. The only saving grace was Russell Brand, who managed to actually be entertaining during the ignominious joke of a ceremony we were all watching. Read Pat Sue Gentry’s write-up about the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards here, or on the Trashwire Blog.

Pop culture meets politics: Trashwire returns to the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner 13

Pop culture meets politics: Trashwire returns to the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner

The annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in Washington D.C. can be one of the most bizarre and surreal events of the year. Where else are you going to be able to chat with Henry Kissinger and Heidi Montag in the same room? This year’s event marked the fourth time Trashwire has covered the pre-party scene and, as usual, it didn’t disappoint.

Trashwire to cover Big Brother 9 in new section 3

Trashwire to cover Big Brother 9 in new section

CBS reality show Big Brother will return earlier than expected due to the WGA strike and Trashwire will be your source for updates, screencaps, video, and commentary on the 9th season. Last year, our blog about Big Brother 8 was the most popular section in Trashwire history, so this year we have created a permanent home for all our future Big Brother coverage. Go directly to the new section at trashwire.com/bigbrother.

Trashwire covers ‘Big Brother 8’ 1

Trashwire covers ‘Big Brother 8’

Years ago, CBS debuted a new reality series called Big Brother. Back then, the cast was older, the show was more interactive, high-speed internet access was rare, and the live-feeds were tiny, grainy images of a chicken coop for most of the day. Since then, the show has evolved into my favorite summer guilty pleasure with eye-candy abound. Though there have been new twists in the game (the Power of Veto), new architecture in the house (the addition of a second story and HoH suite) and new houseguests to compete (hotties like Kaysar from BB6 and BB7), the show remains the most real of reality tv.