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Stacy Peralta Talks 'The Bones Brigade: An Autobiography,' The Industry Today & Which Skater He's Watching

November 6th, 2012 1:58pm EST
Bones Brigade an autobiography
In the early 1980s, 20-year-old professional surfer and skater Stacy Peralta put together a group of misfits who ended up forming the infamous Bones Brigade, a skateboarding team that made a monumental impact on the industry and which has yet to be rivaled even today.

After years of goading by his former team, which included Tony Hawk, Tommy Guerrero, Rodney Mullen, Steve Caballero, Lance Mountain and Mike McGill, Peralta finally gave in and decided to make a film about the experience. Peralta, who has directed documentaries such as "Dogtown and Z Boys" and "Riding Giants," resisted making...

Madonna, Jay-Z & Other Celebs To Create YouTube Channels

October 31st, 2011 9:47am EDT
Madonna and Jay-Z are to create their own video channels on as part of a new business venture to expand the website.

Bosses at the video-sharing site have shelled out over $100 million to dozens of producers to create fresh new content, and as part of the deal, both superstars have signed up to lend their support.

Other participants include actor Ashton Kutcher, "Modern Family" beauty Sofia Vergara, "The Office" star Rainn Wilson, "Parks and Recreation" actress Amy Poehler, former basketball star Shaquille O'Neal and skateboarding legend Tony Hawk.

Not much information ...

Skateboarder Tony Hawk Divorcing Third Wife

February 7th, 2011 9:33pm EST
Tony Hawk
Celebrity skateboarder Tony Hawk has filed for divorce from his third wife.

The sportsman, 42, lodged legal papers to end his union to Lhotse Merriam in a court in San Diego, California on Friday.

Hawk and Merriam wed in January 2006. They have a two-year-old daughter, called Kadence Clover.

In a joint statement, the former couple says, "We have made the difficult decision to file for divorce.

"We remain deeply committed and loving parents to our daughter, and out of respect for that responsibility we ask that people honor our family's privacy during this important time of transition. T...

Megan Fox Cheers Brian Austin Green To Victory

April 19th, 2010 11:42am EDT
Megan Fox
Megan Fox cheered her boyfriend Brian Austin Green on to victory at a celebrity car race in Long Beach, California on Saturday.

The former Beverly Hills, 90210 star was competing in the Toyota Celebrity/Pro Race, and he saw off competition from Keanu Reeves, Christian Slater and Adrien Brody to take the title.

Singer/songwriter Jesse McCartney and skateboarding star Tony Hawk finished the race early after they were involved in minor crashes on the track, but both emerged unscathed from the accidents.

Green's on/off girlfriend Megan Fox watched the action from the crowd, and was seen c...

'Sci-Fi Crimes' Can Be a Good Thing Too: A Conversation with Pete Loeffler from Chevelle

September 17th, 2009 2:16pm EDT
Throughout their near 15 year existence, Chevelle has yet to release a bad album. After streeting their fifth, and latest, 'Sci-Fi Crimes,' why would you think they would start now? There are those that thought once bassist, and brother, Joe Loeffler, left the groups fold, they would see a sudden decline, but just the opposite is true. Since Joe departed, Chevelle has released back-to-back amazing records in 'Vena Sera' and now 'Sci-Fi Crimes.'

'Sci-Fi Crimes' finds the Chicago band at the best they have been in years. The boys brought in Brian Virtue to handle the producing duties, and...

Video: Heidi Klum In Bra & Panties Is Our 'Guitar Hero'

November 4th, 2008 2:20pm EST
Heidi Klum Guitar Hero Video Ad
First we had A-Rod, Kobe, Michael Phelps & Tony Hawk dancing around in their underwear for Guitar Hero World Tour. Now watch Heidi Klum rocking out in her bra and panties. Feel free to hit REPLAY when you're done. You can thank us in the Comments below.

Watch Heidi Klum lingerie for 'Guitar Hero World Tour':

- Click here for tons of Heidi Klum pictures -

If you didn't realize, Heidi is imitating the classic scene with Tom Cruise from 'Risky Business'

Watch the original scene below:

A-Rod, Kobe, Phelps & Hawk Dance In Their Underwear For 'Guitar Hero'

October 27th, 2008 10:53am EDT
Kobe Bryant Michael Phelps Tony Hawk Alex Rodriguez guitar hero
Watch Kobe Bryant, Tony Hawk, Alex Rodriguez and Michael Phelps dancing around in their boxers and pink shirts in this new clip for 'Guitar Hero World Tour.'

Check Out Richard Branson On 'Iconoclasts' Tonight

October 16th, 2008 2:32pm EDT
Richard Branson
A groundbreaking, celeb-filled new season of "ICONOCLASTS" premieres tonight, Oct. 16 at 10 PM ET/PT on Sundance Channel. The premiere episode features Desmond Tutu and Richard Branson, showing their love for life, deep friendship and some interesting lessons they both learn from each other.

Ever think you’d see billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson teach legendary activist Desmond Tutu how to swim? Go HERE.

Desmond Tutu defines ICONOCLASTS for Richard Branson HERE.

Richard Branson's Secret to Success HERE.

Future episodes will feature celebs like Cameron Dia...

Kohl's Unveils Six Celebrity Inspired Clothing Lines; Win A Gift Card!

July 30th, 2008 8:05pm EDT
Hayden Panettierre
What's the occasion? Kohl's 2008 Back-to-School Campaign. Kohl's is unveiling six brand new celebrity-inspired clothing lines – celebrating music, life…and really great jeans. As part of Kohl's ('Inspired') 'Inspired by the Artists…worn by you' campaign, strong-performing juniors' and young men's denim brands are connected with today's most relevant musical artists, including: Lenny Kravitz and Levi's; Avril Lavigne designing Abbey Dawn; Hayden Panettierre and Candie's; Plain White T's and Urban Pipeline; The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus and Tony Hawk; and Vanessa Carlton and So…


Celebrity Horoscope: Taurus

April 21st, 2008 8:00am EDT
Renee Zellweger
People who inhabit the Taurus sign (April 20-May 20) have a great work ethic and are reliable, honest, and determined. They don't take any unnecessary risks and are not easily distracted. In other words, they're taskmasters.

Take Cher, for example. She's been working since she was 17 - that's 45 years in the business and one heck of a work ethic. Although she "officially retired" following her 2005 farewell tour, she is contracted to perform over 200 shows over the next three years.

Those born under the bull sign also like to live comfortably. That's not a difficult thi...

List Of The Winners Of The 21st Annual Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards

March 31st, 2008 10:07am EDT
Jason Lee
A complete list of winners at the 21st annual Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards:

Movie: ''Alvin and the Chipmunks''

Male Movie Star: Johnny Depp (''The Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End'')

Animated Movie: ''Ratatouille''

Female Movie Star: Jessica Alba (''Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer'')

Voice From an Animated Movie: Eddie Murphy (''Shrek the Third'')

Song: ''Girlfriend'' (Avril Lavigne)

Male Singer: Chris Brown

Music Group: Jonas Brothers

Female Singer: Miley Cyrus

TV Show: ''Drake & Josh''

Reality Show: ''American Ido...

Tony Hawk Launches Ultimate Action Sports Video Destination-

March 7th, 2008 8:51am EST
Tony Hawk, a collaboration of the Or Die Networks and skateboarding icon Tony Hawk, features action sports videos with an emphasis on the skate, snow, surf, BMX, motorcross sports culture. Under the creative direction of Tony, ShredOrDie delivers hand-picked action sports video content and functions as a video community for top athletes, professional and amateur filmmakers and every day users.

The site offers a democratic voting system that allows the user to decide whether a good video "shreds" or a bad video "dies." According to Tony, "The "shred" or "die" voting system allo...

Tony Hawk Guest Stars On 'Suite Life of Zach & Cody'

January 24th, 2008 3:00pm EST
Suite Life of Zach and Cody
Professional skateboarding star Tony Hawk guest stars on the hit comedy series "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody," airing FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1 (7:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel. A marathon of the series, which was 2007’s #2 scripted TV show among Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14, will also be presented (12:00 noon-8:00 p.m., ET/PT).

In the episode, Cody becomes a germaphobe just as he and Zack are in the midst of a science project. When Hawk checks in to the Tipton Hotel, Cody must decide whether he can risk switching his protective suit for skate equipment and possibly learn a few tricks from ...

Samuel L. Jackson To Host Spike TV's 2007 'Video Game Awards'

November 30th, 2007 9:12am EST
Samuel L. Jackson
Spike TV has tapped Samuel L. Jackson, one of Hollywood's most dynamic movie stars and a familiar face to the "Video Game Awards," as host of the franchises 5th annual extravaganza. This marks the third straight year with Jackson at the helm.

Spike TV's 2007 "Video Game Awards" tapes Friday, December 7 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and will premiere Sunday, December 9 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT).

This year, viewers will be privy to mind blowing, never-before-seen world premieres of some of the most anticipated releases to date. Borderlands (2K), Gran Turismo 5 Prologu...

Nickelodeon's 'Yo Gabba Gabba!' Rocks On With New Guest Stars Tony Hawk & Nikki Flores

September 22nd, 2007 8:00am EDT
Yo Gabba Gabba
"Yo Gabba Gabba!" stars host DJ Lance Rock (Lance Robertson) who brings to life four friendly monsters and a robot in a colorful land of music and laughter.

The series highlights simple life lessons for preschoolers, through original song in short thematically linked segments, featuring animation, walk-around puppets and real kids. "Yo Gabba Gabba!" features an eclectic mix of unique music genres for preschoolers including, Pop, 80s, Electronic, New Wave, British Invasion, Hip Hop and more.

Each episode culminates with an original music remix that summarizes the lessons learn...

Will Stars Shine Brighter On 'Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?'

August 28th, 2007 12:22pm EDT
Tony Hawk
As classes resume in schools across the country, celebrities also head back to the classroom to test their knowledge for charity on "Are You Smarter Than A 5Th Grader?" this November, Thursdays (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

With host Jeff Foxworthy in his familiar place at the head of the class, entertainer Regis Philbin, on-air personality Billy Bush, American Idol finalists Clay Aiken and Kellie Pickler, skateboarding icon Tony Hawk and Miss America Lauren Nelson will add to the schoolroom antics as they try to ace the questions and earn money for charity.

The celebs will head ba...

Human Giant To Take Over MTV Studios

May 17th, 2007 7:00pm EDT
Human Giant
MTV is planning a 24-hour telethon on both MTV and MTV2. They're putting the fate of the "Human Giant" sketch comedy show right where it belongs: in the hands of the fans. Human Giant needs a million hits on between 12 noon ET on Friday, May 18th and 12 noon ET on Saturday, May 19th – ending with the Human Giant season finale at 11:30 am ET/8:30 pm PT.

To show their support, fans can text, email, send photos, watch videos and pretty much do anything the Human Giant cast demands on -- like showing up in Times Square to deliver a pizza counting for 80 hits.


Celebrity Birthdays, May 12

May 12th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Jason Biggs
Happy Birthday to "Lost" actor Malcolm David Kelley (1992), "American Pie" actor Jason Biggs (1978), "The Facts of Life" star Kim Fields (1969), skateboard phenom Tony Hawk (1968), actor Stephen Baldwin (1966), actress/singer Vanessa Williams (1963), actor Emilio Estevez (1962), Brooks & Dunn singer Kix Brooks (1955), "The Usual Suspects" actor Gabriel Byrne (1950), singer/songwriter Billy Squier (1950), "Tron" star Bruce Boxleitner (1950), Traffic founder Steve Winwood (1948), comedian George Carlin (1937), TV host Tom Snyder (1936), singer/composer Burt Bacharach (1928), New York Yankees ...

Celebrity Racing Show To Premiere June 7

April 11th, 2007 10:24am EDT
Serena Williams
Celebrities including Jewel, Tony Hawk, Serena Williams and William Shatner are dreaming of life in the fast lane as they race to the finish in the new reality show, Fast Cars & Superstars -- Gillette Young Guns Celebrity Race, a 7-episode series to air on ABC primetime beginning Thursday, June 7 (8:00 - 8:30 p.m. ET).

Twelve celebrity drivers will partner with the Gillette Young Guns -- six of stock car racing's most talented and popular drivers -- to learn what it takes to win on the race track.

The show will explore the interaction of top young stock car drivers with stars fro...

MTV's New Thursday Block To Premiere April 5

March 22nd, 2007 6:00pm EDT
Nick Cannon
-Sketch Comedy Goes Haywire As MTV & Nick Cannon Team Up On Dynamic New Series "Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz"

MTV has again teamed up with comedic mastermind Nick Cannon for a new project, Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz. The series, created, executive produced and starring Nick Cannon himself offers a fresh new blend of sketch comedy that skewers pop culture with a hip-hop edge. With the help of some of the hottest comedy players, viewers will enjoy topical sketches, dead-on impersonations of beloved celebrities, notables and laugh-out-loud hi-jinx as only Nick and M...

Guitar Hero II 'Rock, Paint, Bid' Auction Features Jack Black, Tony Hawk, My Chemical Romance & More

March 8th, 2007 9:47am EST
Jack Black
Celebrities from the music, film, art and sports worlds will use their creative talents to design and personalize Guitar Hero II video game controllers for Rock, Paint, Bid -- an online auction by Activision, Inc. and Red Bull Energy Drink to be held April 3rd-13th benefiting MusiCares. The pieces will be on public display March 9-18 at Hi-Lo in Austin, Texas, where a surprise performance by a legendary guitarist will also mark the event.

"We are proud to be working with such an amazing list of artists and sports figures in support of this important foundation," said Tim Riley, Worldwi...

Presenters Announced For 'American Music Awards'

November 9th, 2006 10:42am EST
Nicole Richie
The "2006 American Music Awards" announce a star-studded lineup of celebrity presenters scheduled to appear and help hand out 20 American Music Awards representing the best of Pop/Rock, Country, Soul/Rhythm & Blues, Rap/Hip Hop, Latin, Alternative, Adult Contemporary and Contemporary Inspirational music. The special airs live Tuesday, Nov. 21 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on ABC.

Presenters scheduled to appear include Nicole Richie, Tori Spelling, Ashlee Simpson, Paris Hilton, Gavin Rossdale, Nickelback, Katharine McPhee, Tommy Lee, Mario Lopez, Vanessa Williams, Kenny Babyface Edmonds, Willi...

'Tony Hawk’s Downhill Jam' Ships For Nintendo Handhelds

October 24th, 2006 12:44pm EDT
Downhill Jam
Family and friends can travel the globe and sprint towards the finish line with the first ever downhill skateboard racing game, Tony Hawk’s Downhill Jam for Nintendo DS, now available at retail stores nationwide.

Developed by Vicarious Visions and published by Activision, Inc., the game builds upon the design of Tony Hawk’s American SK8Land and pushes the limits of Nintendo DS hardware by introducing voice chat over the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection allowing players to communicate with other DS players worldwide.

“Tony Hawk’s Downhill Jam introduces innovative technology never seen b...

Celebrity Birthdays, May 12

May 12th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Yogi Berra
Happy Birthday to "Lost" actor Malcolm David Kelley (1992), "American Pie" actor Jason Biggs (1978), "The Facts of Life" star Kim Fields (1969), skateboard phenom Tony Hawk (1968), actor Stephen Baldwin (1966), actress/singer Vanessa Williams (1963), actor Emilio Estevez (1962), Brooks & Dunn singer Kix Brooks (1955), "The Usual Suspects" actor Gabriel Byrne (1950), singer/songwriter Billy Squier (1950), "Tron" star Bruce Boxleitner (1950), Traffic founder Steve Winwood (1948), comedian George Carlin (1937), TV host Tom Snyder (1936), singer/composer Burt Bacharach (1928), New York Yankees ...

MusiCares Charity Auction Features A-List Items

December 2nd, 2005 11:40am EST
Jennifer Lopez
The MusiCares Foundation is currently holding their GRAMMY Charity Holiday Auction. This public sale features music and entertainment memorabilia from popular artists, as well as special VIP experiences, and raises funds for the charity. Among the memorabilia/merchandise up for bid are items from popular artists including: Cher, the Eagles, Jennifer Lopez, B.B. King, Tim McGraw, Dave Navarro, Ozzy Osbourne, Ringo Starr, U2, Slash, and Scott Weiland.

Additionally, special features include such VIP experiences as the 48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (at Los Angeles' Staples Center on Wednesday...

Tony Hawk's American Wasteland Hits Shelves

October 18th, 2005 2:06pm EDT
Tony Hawk
Doing a bert slide onto retail shelves, Activision Inc.’s Tony Hawk’s American Wasteland lets gamers make an expansive streaming L.A. skate world their personal playground. The game allows players to skate and BMX bike from seaside Santa Monica, to the star-studded sidewalks of Hollywood, to the gritty streets of East L.A. as they customize and upgrade their characters, unlock new tricks and choose their missions without loads or levels. Tony Hawk’s American Wasteland also takes the action to new heights with expanded controls that allow players to pull off more sick tricks than ever befo...