Harry Potter’s wild ride

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TweetThe battle over who gets to build the Harry Potter theme park has been raging, and Universal was the winner, defeating Disney. However, Disney Watcher Jim Hill explains that due to J.K. Rowling’s stringent demands, Disney may be just as glad. So how’s about instead that I say that Ms. Rowling was reported to be […]

Personal to Anne Ishii

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TweetI’ve got the coat! Let’s start a super-team!

Rick Olney at it again

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TweetWhile we don’t expect anyone to dive into the Legendary Rick Olney thread at CBR, Graeme has a mini round-up, but even BETTER, Olney himself has waded right into it, by YET AGAIN ANNOUNCING A CONVENTION (one of his most notorious maneuvers is cancelling cons at the last minute), and swearing he has a venue, […]

Hot nerd single again

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Tweethurry up guys, Rosario Dawson and Jason Lewis have split up! : “They’re being very private about why they broke up,” says a source, “but they are for sure broken up.” Their publicist, Meredith O’Sullivan, had “no comment” for Star when asked to confirm the split. Rosario, who became famous for playing Colin Farrell’s exotic […]

Total Scuttlebutt: Wonder Bilson

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Tweet ‘The O.C.’ star Rachel Bilson is reportedly set to play Wonder Woman in the new comic book movie. The brunette actress – best known for playing ditzy Summer Roberts in the hit teen series – will don the famous starred hot pants and wield her gold whip in the film. Bilson has already proved […]

Mark Millar’s society notes

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TweetMark Millar is now partying with JK Rowling at his friend Muriel’s b-day party. Who is this Muriel who knows so many literary types? Is her last name “Spark”? (Yes, we know Muriel Spark is dead.) It was my friend Muriel’s bday and her husband had a big surprise bash, one of those things where […]

San Diego Photo Parade Day 1

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TweetJust a few of the wonderful sights of the show. We have achieved con. Bad Sunburn Parade: Frazier Irving. Mad Dogs and Englishmen and all that…

Dept. of Scandal I

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TweetA while ago we told you about budding filmmaker Matt Busch reporting on his LiveJournal about a nasty breakup with his girlfriend, actress Sarah Wilkinson, with writer Steve Niles as the third party. We’re not going to rehash all the story because it’s just ugly stuff that should have been kept private, but in the […]