TDQ Investigates: So Now Kristen Stewart Isn’t A Home Wrecker??

Hayden Panettiere and the Three Stooges.

Despite all attempts it was impossible to make this picture of Hayden Panettiere and the Three Stooges seem like it wasn’t doctored.

Okay, so were we duped or not? Should I along with millions of other Twilight fans around the globe not have gotten so worked up over Kristen Stewart hooking up with her “Snow White and the Huntsman” director, who was married with children, thus breaking Rob’s heart along with mine and countless devotees of her and her films?

There’s a line of thinking in Hollywood that perhaps Stewart and the director orchestrated the entire scandal to boost the careers of the director and his (estranged?) wife, who is a model, as well as Rob’s latest movie.

Well, I have to admit I’m not that cynical. Perhaps it speaks ill of me that I can believe Stewart when she says how sorry she is for hurting her fans and for destroying the precious, special, beautiful relationship she had with Rob. I can see how the director could have been seduced by her pouting face and hidden-just-below-the-surface charm. I’m not saying I condone what they did, but I get it.
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“Seven Second” Law Will Make It Illegal To Watch Any Recorded Television Program That Contains Music

Copyrighted Media Booth

The future of media consumption will be the copyrighted media booth. Users can pay to listen to music or watch video content in a controlled environment where they can enjoy the material without fear of infringing on copyrights.

Washington, DC—Big business and music and entertainment studio executives have teamed up to propose another bill launching an attack on the freedom to record and view your favorite television shows. Senators are actually considering a “Seven Seconds” bill to make it a felony to view recorded or streaming copyrighted music content-like the theme song of your favorite show or mood music in the background of a commercial or program-for more than seven seconds.

As some stoner music major my sister used to date in college e-mailed us, under the current wording of this bill, you could go to jail for watching a recording you made of any program that has any music in any form in its content.

The entertainment industry has been wigging out for several decades about websites that embed and stream musical content, and now they want law enforcement to lump music from TV shows in there, and put people in jail over it, rather than waste time filing civil lawsuits. What’s odd is that the wording of the bill doesn’t make it a crime to record the content, it would just be illegal to view the content.
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James Franco Signs Exclusive ‘First Right Of Refusal’ Agreement With Every Studio, TV Production Company And Publisher In Los Angeles

James Franco

James Franco seen walking, chewing bubble gum, talking on the phone, recording an audio book, reading a script, listening to music, playing in a one man band, returning library books, finding a home for a lost kitten, exercising, and delivering coffee.

Los Angeles—James Franco just can’t get enough. After co-hosing the Academy Awards last month, he has now signed a contract with every movie studio, television production company and book and magazine publisher in Los Angeles that gives him the exclusive first right of refusal for every planned movie, TV show, book and magazine article. And he drew up the contract himself, to boot.

“Law school was somewhat tough,” Franco said. “But passing the bar exam was even harder. But that pales in comparison to getting my pilot’s license, which I should have by this Saturday.”

Besides getting a law degree, a pilot’s license, teaching a course at NYU about himself and being nominated for a Best Actor Oscar for his performance as Aron Ralston in “127 Hours,” Franco received his undergraduate degree in June 2008 from UCLA and his MFA from Columbia in 2010. He is a Ph.D. student in English at Yale University, has a paper route when he is home in Los Angeles, just started his own lawncare service, does his own PR and make-up and is looking at opening a Dairy Queen this summer, “assuming the current ‘issues’ subside.”
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