Talk about being behind in the world BUT my friends, I’ve returned with some really interesting news. I will tell you that there’s nothing in the entertainment world going on right now that will make you jump out of your seat. Maybe that was mean but anything that really makes you jump out of your seat, you would’ve read already. So here’s this week in entertainment. You’ve got to read all of these.
Robert Plant, lead singer of Led Zeppelin, has signed off on the rights to his biography written by Paul Rees. The biography is set to be release January of 2014. It is said the book will cover Plant’s personal life, his rise to fame with Led Zeppelin and his solo artist career. So it’s a year off? Is that enough time for you to make the pre-order?
Starting NOW and going until March 24th, Doubleday publishing has announced TODAY that a FREE e-book edition of Dan Brown’s “The Da Vinci Code” will be available at select online retailers. The e-book will include the prologue and the first chapter of “Inferno,” Brown’s next novel being released in May. So if you haven’t read it yet, I think now might be the time.
THIS IS THE BEST NEWS! Danny Devito and Rhea Perlman have “reportedly” reconciled and are back together. I know there are a lot of you saying, why the hell should I care however, let me say this. This Hollywood couple split last year after a 30 YEAR marriage. 30 years in Hollywood is like being the first star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Now you should agree with my joy.
Xbox Entertainment announced that voting for the Xbox Entertainment Awards is now open to the public. That’s right friends, they have opened up the ballots and you can vote for the following categories: Games, TV &Movies, and Music. Obviously there are a bunch of sub-categories but those are for you to go check out here! Have fun.
Vevo, the ever so loved channel on YouTube has decided it’s time to get away from internet only and expand into cable providers. It will begin webcasting linear, pre-programmed videos and diminishing its reliance on Youtube, according to CEO Rio Caraeff. “It’s human programmed, like the way it used to be,” Caraeff said. “It complements our on-demand business and it’s not at the expense of what we already do.” Will it last? Who knows.
HBO bought The Pussy Riot documentary titled, “Pussy Riot – A Punk Prayer,” at the Sundance Film Festival in mid January. The documentary follows the feminist punk group when the were arrested and prosecuted after they staged a prayer protest in a Russian Cathedral. Member Yekaterina Samutsevich said she has no regrets even though other members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina are both still imprisoned. Russia has banned footage of the performance.