Happy birthday to Rumer Willis, Vanessa Carlton, Angela Bassett and Madonna!
Vanessa Carlton performing on the Today Show
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Politically-minded out comedian Wanda Sykes will host two election specials for Logo, NEWNOWNEXT Vote with Wanda Sykes. Sykes’s specials will educate, activate and entertain viewers while shining a spotlight on the state of national politics through an LGBT lens. Taped in front of a live studio audience in Times Square in New York City, the specials will feature a rapid-fire, roundtable format with notable panelists from both sides of the political aisle. The first of two, one-hour specials will air four days after the Democratic National Convention (Monday, September 10 at 10PM ET/PT) followed by the second special on election-eve (Monday, November 5, time TBA) on Logo.
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Happy 4th anniversary to my beautiful wife, Portia.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) August 16, 2012
Olivia Wilde is on the run in Deadfall.
The Sundance comedy hit, Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same, lands in Los Angeles for a week-long run at the Downtown Independent Theater from August 17-23. The film’s star Jackie Monahan will be in attendance on Saturday and Monday for a special Q&A.
Is James Franco directing a movie about Lindsay Lohan? On Tuesday Franco posted a casting call on Actor’s Access for his untitled project about “the life of two Hollywood celebrities.” The casting breakdown asks for “James Franco types” and “Lindsay Lohan types” at the ages of 13, 21, 30, 45 and 60.
Tonight, Piper Perabo will appear on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
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Out comedian Jessica Kirson takes the stage tonight in Long Island, NY.
Tonight I will be at Mcguire’s comedy club in Long Island. Tomorrow I will be anxious.
— Jessica Kirson (@JessicaKirson) August 16, 2012