R.I.P. Patrick Swayze:
Patrick Swayze, whose good looks and sympathetic performances in films such as “Dirty Dancing” and “Ghost” made him a romantic idol to millions, died Monday. He was 57.
Swayze died of pancreatic cancer, his publicist, Annett Wolf, told CNN. (via CNN)
Farewell to more 80s awesomeness. If you’ve never seen the non edited-for-television version of Road House, you haven’t lived.
Like little tidbits of wisdom from Mark Twain or Garrison Keillor, except about farts and stuff. My favorite:
“I resent having to prove that I’m not a retard.” – Esquire, June 2009
Read them all here (via Jezebel)
MGM and the Farrelly brothers are closing in on their cast for “The Three Stooges.”
Studio has set Sean Penn to play Larry, and negotiations are underway with Jim Carrey to play Curly, with the actor already making plans to gain 40 pounds to approximate the physical dimensions of Jerome “Curly” Howard.
The studio is zeroing in on Benicio Del Toro to play Moe. (from Variety)
My brain is preventing me from having an emotional reaction to this news, clearly protecting me from the inevitable confusion embolism.