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  1. ’12 Years A Slave’ Crushes Critics and Wins Best Motion Picture at 2014 Golden Globe Awards

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    Some critics, credited and non credited, didn’t think ’12 Years A Slave’ was going to walk out the Golden Globes with anything, but they were proven wrong. With 7 nominations, ’12 Years A Slave” left the Golden Globe Awards with Best Motion Picture (Drama).

    Congrats to ’12 Years A Slave” for the win!

    How did you feel about the movie? Do you think the movie will have a chance at the academy awards?

    Check out a list of all the winners of the Golden Globe Awards, courtesy of USA Today.



    Winner: 12 Years a Slave

    Nominees: 12 Years a Slave; Captain Phillips; Gravity; Philomena; Rush


    Winner: American Hustle

    Nominees: American Hustle; Her; Inside Llewyn Davis; Nebraska; The Wolf of Wall Street


    Winner: Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club as Ron Woodroof)

    Nominees: Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave as Solomon Northup); Idris Elba (Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom as Nelson Mandela); Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips as Captain Richard Phillips); Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club as Ron Woodroof); Robert Redford (All Is Lost as Our Man)


    Winner: Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine as Jasmine Francis)

    Nominees: Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine as Jasmine Francis); Sandra Bullock (Gravity as Dr. Ryan Stone); Judi Dench (Philomena as Philomena Lee); Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks as P. L. Travers); Kate Winslet (Labor Day as Adele Wheeler)


    Winner: Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street as Jordan Belfort)

    Nominees: Christian Bale (American Hustle as Irving Rosenfeld); Bruce Dern (Nebraska as Woody Grant); Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street as Jordan Belfort); Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis as Llewyn Davis); Joaquin Phoenix (Her as Theodore Twombly)


    Winner: Amy Adams (American Hustle as Sydney Prosser)

    Nominees: Amy Adams (American Hustle as Sydney Prosser); Julie Delpy (Before Midnight as Céline Wallace); Greta Gerwig (Frances Ha as Frances Halladay); Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Enough Said as Eva); Meryl Streep (August: Osage County as Violet Weston)


    Winner: Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club as Rayon)

    Nominees: Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips as Abduwali Muse); Daniel Brühl (Rush as Niki Lauda); Bradley Cooper (American Hustle as Richie DiMaso); Michael Fassbender (12 Years a Slave as Edwin Epps); Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club as Rayon)


    Winner: Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle as Rosalyn Rosenfeld)

    Nominees: Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine as Ginger); Jennifer Lawrence (American Hustle as Rosalyn Rosenfeld); Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave as Patsey); Julia Roberts (August: Osage County as Barbara Weston-Fordham); June Squibb (Nebraska as Kate Grant)


    Winner: Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity)

    Nominees: Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity); Paul Greengrass (Captain Phillips); Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave); Alexander Payne (Nebraska); David O. Russell (American Hustle)


    Winner: Spike Jonze (Her)

    Nominees: Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope (Philomena); Spike Jonze (Her); Bob Nelson (Nebraska); John Ridley (12 Years a Slave); Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell (American Hustle)


    Winner: Alex Ebert (All Is Lost)

    Nominees: Alex Ebert (All Is Lost); Alex Heffes (Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom); Steven Price (Gravity); John Williams (The Book Thief); Hans Zimmer (12 Years a Slave)


    Winner: Ordinary Love by U2 and Danger Mouse (Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom)

    Nominees: Atlas by Coldplay (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire); Let It Go by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez (Frozen); Ordinary Love by U2 and Danger Mouse (Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom); Please Mr. Kennedy by Ed Rush, George Cromarty, T Bone Burnett, Justin Timberlake, Joel Coen and Ethan Coen (Inside Llewyn Davis); Sweeter Than Fiction by Taylor Swift and Jack Antonoff (One Chance)


    Winner: Frozen

    Nominees: The Croods; Despicable Me 2; Frozen


    Winner: The Great Beauty

    Nominees: Blue Is the Warmest Color; The Great Beauty; The Hunt; The Past; The Wind Rises



    Winner: Breaking Bad

    Nominees: Breaking Bad; Downton Abbey; The Good Wife; House of Cards; Masters of Sex


    Winner: Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    Nominees: The Big Bang Theory; Brooklyn Nine-Nine; Girls; Modern Family; Parks and Recreation


    Winner: Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad as Walter White)

    Nominees: Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad as Walter White); Michael Sheen (Masters of Sex as Bill Masters); Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan as Ray Donovan); Kevin Spacey (House of Cards as Frank Underwood); James Spader (The Blacklist as Raymond Reddington)


    Winner: Robin Wright (House of Cards as Claire Underwood)

    Nominees: Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife as Alicia Florrick); Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black as various characters); Taylor Schilling (Orange Is the New Black as Piper Chapman); Kerry Washington (Scandal as Olivia Pope); Robin Wright (House of Cards as Claire Underwood)


    Winner: Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine as Jake Peralta)

    Nominees: Jason Bateman (Arrested Development as Michael Bluth); Don Cheadle (House of Lies as Marty Kaan); Michael J. Fox (The Michael J. Fox Show as Mike Henry); Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory as Sheldon Cooper); Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine as Jake Peralta)


    Winner: Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation as Leslie Knope)

    Nominees: Zooey Deschanel (New Girl as Jessica Day), Lena Dunham (Girls as Hannah Horvath), Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie as Jackie Peyton); Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep as Vice President Selina Meyer); Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation as Leslie Knope)


    Winner: Michael Douglas (Behind the Candelabra as Liberace)

    Nominees: Matt Damon (Behind the Candelabra as Scott Thorson); Michael Douglas (Behind the Candelabra as Liberace); Chiwetel Ejiofor (Dancing on the Edge as Louis Lester); Idris Elba (Luther as John Luther); Al Pacino (Phil Spector as Phil Spector)


    Winner: Elisabeth Moss (Top of the Lake as Robin Griffin)

    Nominees: Helena Bonham Carter (Burton & Taylor as Elizabeth Taylor); Rebecca Ferguson (The White Queen as Elizabeth Woodville); Jessica Lange (American Horror Story: Coven as Fiona Goode); Helen Mirren (Phil Spector as Linda Kenney Baden); Elisabeth Moss (Top of the Lake as Robin Griffin)


    Winner: Jon Voight (Ray Donovan as Mickey Donovan)

    Nominees: Josh Charles (The Good Wife as Will Gardner); Rob Lowe (Behind the Candelabra as Dr. Jack Startz); Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad as Jesse Pinkman); Corey Stoll (House of Cards as Peter Russo); Jon Voight (Ray Donovan as Mickey Donovan)


    Winner: Jacqueline Bisset (Dancing on the Edge as Lady Livinia Cremone)

    Nominees: Jacqueline Bisset (Dancing on the Edge as Lady Livinia Cremone); Janet McTeer (The White Queen as Jacquetta of Luxembourg); Hayden Panettiere (Nashville as Juliette Barnes); Monica Potter (Parenthood as Kristina Braverman); Sofía Vergara (Modern Family as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett)


    Winner: Behind the Candelabra

    Nominees: American Horror Story: Coven; Behind the Candelabra; Dancing on the Edge; Top of the Lake; The White Queen

  2. For the Love of Hip Hop: Q-Tip, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Jonah Hill Team Up For New TV Show

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    From A Tribe Called Quest to the small screen; Q-Tip has joined forces with the stars from Wolf Of Wall Street, Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill. These three men have decided to create a scripted TV Series that will be based on Q-Tip’s experiences in the Hip Hop game as a member of The Native Tongues.

    Q-Tip and Leo have been very close friends for quite some time so it’s no surprise that these two have decided to do business together. DiCaprio’s production company, Appian Way, is expected to shop the show to multiple networks this week.

    Sounds interesting! Will you be watching??

  3. Google’s New Feature Equals = Spam Heaven

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    As if we don’t get enough spam mail already! If you’re a Gmail users you more than likely have a Google+ account, so you may start noticing some unfamiliar and maybe unwanted names and faces in your email account.

    With a new update on Gmail, Google+ account users will be able to send emails to your email address without you having to give them your email address. However, even though complete strangers are able to email you, your actual address won’t show up unless you respond and vice versa with the strangers email. This still doesn’t take away from the fact that this is opening up accounts to unnecessary spam.

    Probably being almost every “known” persons nightmare in any industry, seeing how their email inboxes are always being flooded with some time of inquiry or request, there is some hope. Once the new feature is available users will be able to limit who can email them through Google+. Again more hassle and the fight against spam continues.

    Is it really necessary for Google+ to expose users information to everyone? Will security concerned Gmail users switch email providers or tough it out?

    Source: Huffington Post

  4. Will the ‘Fast & Furious’ Series Continue? We Will Find Out Soon Enough

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    On November 30th, 2013 Paul Walker, a beloved actor in the Fast & Furious franchise was killed along with his good frend and driver of the ill fated car. It is a crazy coincidence Paul Walker died of a freak car accident seeing that the franchise promotes racing. According to police reports the Fast & Furious actor was going at least 100 mph before the crash.

    Today the key players meet to discuss the fate of the franchise, says supporting star in the series, Vin Diesel.

    “P.s. Tomorrow we meet with the studio, regarding the future of the Fast saga … and the completion of seven,” he said.

    Vin Diesel announced on his verified Facebook account late Thursday night that is was time to decide what will become of the movie series. Regardless of what they do with the Fast & Furious 7 and beyond, Paul will never be forgotten and will be remembered for being a genuinely nice guy. We wish his daughter, family, and friends the best as they navigate these tough times.

    Check out the “Best Friend” Tribute to Paul Walker by Tyrese featuring Ludacris & The Roots below.


    Source: CNN

  5. New Music: Beyonce “God Made You Beautiful”

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    Blue Ivy recently celebrated her second birthday and one of her presents was a tribute song from her mother entitled “God Made You Beautiful.” Last year, Beyonce shared a snippet of the song in the trailer for he HBO Documentary, “Life Is But A Dream.”

    The full version of the song has now officially been released and you can check out this beautiful tribute to Blue Ivy below!

  6. Seriously? Fan Sues NFL For Bad Call

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    This fan is taking fantasy football a little too literal!

    The San Diego Chargers are getting ready to go head up with the Denver Broncos in the divisional round of the 2013-14 NFL playoffs after beating the Cincinnati Bengals last week, but one person in particular feels like the Chargers shouldn’t have even made it to post season and is taking action!

    Extreme football fan, Daniel L. Spuck, filed a motion against the NFL in attempt to stop or delay the playoffs from starting. Basing his suit on a missed penalty call in Week 17 during the Bolts vs. Kansas City Chiefs, Mr. Spuck is showing clear signs of sports addiction. The reason behind his suit was based on the fact the Chargers got into the playoffs over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

    Mr. Daniel Spuck seems to be a bit delusional, don’t you think? Check out the entire story here.

    None of these sports fans in the video below sued anyone! Check out the Top 10 controversial calls in sports history below!

  7. Tupac’s Music Heads to Broadway!

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    Producers have announced that a new musical featuring Tupac’s music will hit Broadway in 2014. “Holler If Ya Hear Me” will be directed by Kenny Leon who is responsible for major Broadway hits like “Fences” and “The Mountaintop.”

    The new musical will link Tupac’s music to an original story written by Todd Kreidler, who also wrote “Radio Golf” and “Gem Of The Ocean.” Afeni Shakur, Tupac’s mother, will help produce. Tupac’s legacy lives on this June at the Palace Theatre!

  8. It’s Official: Big Boi Confirms Outkast Will Headline Coachella !

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    Many rumors spread throughout social media that we would witness an Outkast reunion at 2014’s Coachella. Well now it’s official according to Big Boi’s personal Tumblr account:

    “Outkast will be Headlining #Coachella 2014 ! Stank You Smelly Much ! And stay Tuned !!!”

    The legendary rap duo is slated to take the stage on April 11th and 18th. The entire line up can be viewed below, which includes Pharrell, Nas, Lorde, Kid Cudi, and many more!


  9. Chris Brown Says NO to Plea on D.C. Charges

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    Chris Brown was back in court Wednesday (Jan. 8th) regarding his assault case from last year in October. Brown was offered a plea deal at the hearing in Washington, D.C. to plead guilty to simple assault in order to lessen his misdemeanor assault charge, but the singer said “no deal”.

    Chris Brown’s lawyer, Mark Gerogos is refusing the deal because he feels as if his client did nothing wrong and he is waiting on surveillance footage from the police.

    Brown is due back in court February 20th, 2014.

    Chris Brown has been very acquainted with the law lately. Will the surveillance footage save him or cause him more trouble?

    Source: MTV

  10. Saturday Night Live Adds More Color and Culture to the Cast on Screen and Behind the Scenes

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    ‘Saturday Night Live’ is starting to add what some would say, some much needed diversity, to their staff. After recently announcing their first black female regular cast member since Maya Rudolph, Sasheer Zamata, SNL just added two new African American ladies as sketch writers.

    Lakendra Tookes and Leslie Jones are reportedly the newest team members to the ‘Saturday Night Live’ sketch writing team. The change in cast came after ‘Saturday Night Live’ was under a lot of pressure about not having African American cast members.

    Make sure you check out the back story on the first black regular cast member on ‘Saturday Night Live’ in 6 years here.

    Source: EURWeb