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The Chris Farley Show

The Chris Farley Show is the official biography of one of the most iconic comedian and actor in history. It was written by Chris’s older brother Tom Farley Jr. who manages the Chris Farley foundation. It touches on every part of his life, even his struggle with drugs and his horrific death that affected millions. […]

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Tom Hanks Banned By Catholic Church

Nice guys¬†Tom Hanks and Ron “Opie” Howard couldn’t use their squeaky clean images to their advantage when dealing with Rome’s Catholic diocese. Rome church officials are offended by their new film, Angels & Demons. The officials have banned Hanks and his crew from filming in two of the city churches. Angles & Demons is the […]

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Victoria Gotti Gets Sued

Victoria Gotti, daughter of the late Gambino crime family boss “Dapper Don” John Gotti and reality television star of “Growing Up Gotti” has been sued by HarperCollins Publishers. The company gave Gotti a $70,000 advance for her memoir that was never written and the money was not returned. Gotti signed a contract with HarperCollins in […]

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Bibliophile 6/3/08: Film Adaptations

[The following was written by Synthesis Weekly columnist Emilie Clark. She can be reached at emilie@synthesis.net.] Coming Soon It’s a well-known fact that people like to adapt movies from books. It’s also a well-known fact that most of these efforts suck. So it’s my job to warn you about upcoming adaptations so you have ample […]

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Bibliophile 5/5/08 by Emilie Clark: “Things I’ve Learned From Women Who’ve Dumped Me”

[The following column, printed in the Monday, May 5th edition of Synthesis Weekly, is an installment from our literature columnist, Emilie Clark.] Things I’ve Learned From Women Who’ve Dumped Me Edited by Ben Karlin Grand Central Publishing In an interesting turn on the book cover theme: Things I’ve Learned From Women Who’ve Dumped Me, an […]

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Drink Milk. (Calcium…Mmm)

I began reading The Lovely Bones (by Alice Sebold) sometime on Tuesday. Although undoubtedly a feminine read (aka, chick lit) this novel pushes those boundaries and has a androgynous, unsentimental feel. So far, a teenage girl is ruthlessly murdered by a neighbor, Mr. Harvey. She “floats” to heaven and proceeds to tell what happens after […]

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