Peanut Butter Price Hike Could Make Things Sticky for Consumers
Peanut butter has been a staple for frugal food lovers for years, but a looming price increase could make it more of a luxury item before the end of the year. Facing shortages after a dismal peanut harvest, producers have begun implementing steep price hikes, and consumers will start feeling the pinch this week — adding to a general rise in the cost of food throughout 2011.
Amazing! Man Solves Rubik’s Cube While Juggling Two More [VIDEO]
For kids of the ’80s, few accomplishments were more meaningful than solving a Rubik’s Cube without having to resort to removing the stickers. But for Cube master David Calvo, it’s no longer enough to simply line up the colors on each side — he’s actually mastered the art of solving a Rubik’s while juggling two more at the same time.
Five TV Shows Based on Fairy Tales That Predate ‘Grimm’ and ‘Once Upon a Time’ [VIDEOS]
ABC ABC's 'Once Upon a Time' debuted to unexpectedly strong numbers last night, delivering the highest ratings for any new drama series this season and bringing ABC a much-needed hit after the quick cancellation of its heavily hyped 'Charlie's Angels' reboot. The show, which follow ... Read More ...
Unnamed Actress Sues IMDb for Publishing Her Real Age
In a move that brings renewed focus to the dearth of quality film roles for women over 40, an actress has filed suit against the Hollywood database website IMDb for publishing her real age. In the complaint, the plaintiff, who filed as “Jane Doe,” asserts that her IMDb listing has cost her potential work because “in the entertainment industry, youth is king.”
Rosie O’Donnell Voted Worst Talk Show Host
As the host of the syndicated ‘Rosie O’Donnell Show’ in the ’90s, and later as a moderator on ABC’s ‘The View,’ actress and comedian Rosie O’Donnell has unquestionably been one of the more successful talk show hosts in recent history. And according to participants in a recent survey, she’s also the absolute worst.
Randy Houser Plans Benefit Show for Teacher Who Inspired Him to Follow His Musical Dreams
Randy Houser plays dozens of dates every year, but when he rolls into Mississippi next month for a show at the Neshoba County Coliseum, he and his band will be putting something extra special into their performance. That night, they won’t just be playing for the fans — they’ll be playing a benefit for Thomas Carson, the band director whose guidance helped inspire Houser to finish school, head to N
Joe Nichols to Return in November with New Album, ‘It’s All Good’
It’s been almost two years since Joe Nichols fans were treated to a full-length collection of new songs from the ‘Gimmie That Girl’ singer, but that’ll change soon. On November 8, Nichols will return with his seventh full-length CD, ‘It’s All Good.’ The 10-song album, Nichols’ first for Show Dog/Universal, will include his latest top 30 country hit, ‘Take It Off.’
Steel Magnolia’s Meghan Linsey Says Struggling Made Them a Stronger Act
When the members of Steel Magnolia agreed to join Reba McEntire on her All the Women I Am tour, they certainly didn’t count on vocalist Meghan Linsey having to handle the microphone alone while her partner, Joshua Scott Jones, entered rehab to deal with alcohol and substance abuse issues. But as Linsey made clear in a recent interview, she and Jones are no strangers to struggle — and her long-stan
Neal McCoy Is ‘So Excited’ About His Upcoming Albums
Neal McCoy is busier than ever as he nears the quarter-century mark of his recording career. The next few months will see a flurry of activity from the veteran country star, including a live CD/DVD project and his 12th studio album, ‘XII,’ which was co-produced by his famous friends Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert.
Keith Urban Goes Shirtless on ‘Ellen’, Debuts New Single [VIDEOS]
Keith Urban went all out while visiting ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ to promote his new men’s fragrance and treat fans to a performance of his latest single. During a tongue-in-cheek “commercial” with the talk show host, the singer gave her the shirt off his back — literally.
Taylor Swift Is Billboard’s 2011 Woman of the Year
Billboard has shown a great deal of love to Taylor Swift by honoring her as its latest Woman of the Year. Swift, 21, has been recognized before by this prestigious music industry trade, receiving titles for Top Country Artist, Top Country Album and Top Billboard 200 Artist. But this new recognition makes her the youngest artist ever to earn the honor.
The Band Perry’s ‘If I Die Young’ Goes Triple Platinum
A year ago, the Band Perry was just another young country trio with a brand new album and a bunch of big dreams to its name. Things have certainly changed for the Perry siblings — not only do they stand to win as many as five CMA Awards next month, but they’ve sold nearly a million copies of their full-length debut. And the numbers for their signature hit single, ‘If I Die Young,’ are even more im