Norman Alden Dies at 87

Norman Alden Dies at 87

Norman Alden, a veteran character actor who starred in hundreds of TV shows, films and commercials over the years, has died at the age of 87.

His family told The Hollywood Reporter that Alden - who made an estimated 2,500 (!) appearances on camera - died of natural causes in L.A.

Posted in: R.I.P.
Cajun Justice in Limbo as New Sheriff Fires Cast

Cajun Justice in Limbo as New Sheriff Fires Cast

The cast of A&E's reality show Cajun Justice is dealing with a new sheriff in town ... one apparently bent on not having his team featured on a reality show.

The show follows Sheriff Vernon Bourgeois and his deputies as they fight crime in the swamps of Louisiana. Or at least it did until they got a new boss.

Posted in: Reality TV
Distracted Walking Injuries Spike Due to Texting

Distracted Walking Injuries Spike Due to Texting

Distracted walking injuries are up nationwide, according to a new study, with electronic devices seen as a cause of many pedestrian-related accidents.

Picture a young man walking and texting by a lonely train platform at night. He stumbles, loses his balance and pitches over the side, landing on the tracks.

Posted in: News
La Toya Jackson Calls For Family Truce

La Toya Jackson Calls For Family Truce

La Toya Jackson is calling for a truce in the bizarre saga involving her famous family. She's asking that her siblings stop airing the family's dirty laundry in public.

Janet, Jermaine, Rebbie and Randy Jackson have all weighed in on the custody battle surrounding their mother, Katherine, and Michael Jackson's three children.

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Jordyn Wieber Falters, Falls Short of Gymnastics Finals

Jordyn Wieber Falters, Falls Short of Gymnastics Finals

A dramatic Sunday night in London ended with one of America's best hopes for a Gold Medal in tears yesterday, as Jordyn Wieber failed to qualify for all-around final in Women's Gymnastics.

The reigning world champion faltered a bit on her vault, beam, bars and floor routines, earning scores below teammates Aly Raisman and Gabrielle Douglas. Only two representatives from each country are permitted to perform in the final round.

Posted in: Sports
The Dark Knight Rises Above Box Office Competition

The Dark Knight Rises Above Box Office Competition

The cloud of sadness and shock that remains over The Dark Knight Rises, following the horrific actions of James Holmes in Colorado on July 21, did not keep this blockbuster from remaining atop the box office this weekend.

The third installment of Christopher Nolan's trilogy earned $64.1 million, taking its week-plus total so far to $289.1 nationwide.

Posted in: Movie News