Comic Book Staple Archie Andrews Gets Shot To Death Saving Gay Friend

July 14th, 2014 9:21am EDT
Comic Book Staple Archie Andrews Gets Shot To Death Saving Gay F
Everyone's favorite ginger haired comic character, Archie Andrews, dies from a bullet wound after saving a gay friend in the upcoming penultimate issue of "Life With Archie." Specifically, Archie stops an assasination attempt against Kevin Keller, a military veteran and openly gay senator who wants stricter gun control in Riverdale.

Archie publisher and co-CEO Jon Goldwater told the Associated Press: “We wanted to do something that was impactful that would really resonate with the world and bring home just how important Archie is to everyone. That’s how we came up with the storyline of sa...

Katherine Heigl Doesn't See Herself As Difficult

July 14th, 2014 9:14am EDT
Katherine Heigl
Katherine Heigl has garnered quite the reputation as a somewhat hard to deal with actress, and now she's come forward to clear her reputation.

While doing the popular medical drama "Grey's Anatomy", she famously pulled herself out of Emmy contention because she felt the material wasn't there. On movie sets, she has been referred to as "Hurricane Heigl."

On the set of her 2010 film "Life As We Know It", the actress was said to be causing "desperately difficult situations". An insider previously claimed that both Katherine and her mother Nancy Heigl were extremely hard to work with. The ...

"Halt and Catch Fire" Recap: "Giant"

July 14th, 2014 9:10am EDT
"Halt and Catch Fire" Recap: "Giant"
Introducing the Contrail. Joe has finally decided on a name for his PC project. The Cardiff Electric team is another milestone closer to finishing the project. They’re now on the quest to find the perfect case for the PC. If the case is simple and boring, like Gordon is hoping for, then their work is practically done. They won’t have to do any extra work to ensure the hardware works within the case.

However, Joe has his heart set on Simon (played by D.B. Woodside), one of the top industrial designers in the world to create the case. He has a hand in designing the DeLorean, which is as 80s ...

World-Renowned Music Composer & Conductor Lorin Maazel Dies At 84

July 14th, 2014 8:55am EDT
Lorin Maazel
Classical music composer Lorin Maazel died on Saturday at his home at Castleton Farms, Virgnia, from complications related to pneumonia. He was 84.

The Castleton Festival, an annual event founded by Maazel and his wife in 2009, reported the news and said the composer had been preparing for the 2014 festival prior to his death.

Maazel was a second-geneartion American born in Paris. A child prodigy, he began taking violin lessons at age five and conducting lessons at age seven. He spent more than 75 years in the music business, and between ages nine and 15 he conducted most of the major Am...

'The Strain' Series Premiere Recap: Cliches, Neglectful Fathers and Skull-Crunching Vampires

July 14th, 2014 8:47am EDT
'The Strain' Series Premiere Recap: Cliches, Neglectful Fathers
Few television shows begin with a series premiere roughly the length of a feature film.

But then, most television shows don't reward you at the halfway mark with a nine foot tall cloaked creature with a giant worm for a tongue that drains a man of all his blood and then pulverizes his face with its bare hands.

That should keep butts planted on couches.

The Strain, for those who don't know, is the hideously ugly love child of Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan. Del Toro, of course, is the eccentric Mexican filmmaker behind films of varying degrees of whimsy and horrific disembowelment- "P...

Lea Michele Pays Tribute To Late Beau Cory Monteith On One Year Anniversary Of His Death

July 14th, 2014 7:19am EDT
Lea Michele
Glee star Lea Michele paid tribute to late boyfriend/co-star Cory Monteith on Sunday, the first anniversary of the actor's tragic death.

Michele posted an image of the two on the beach to her Instagram page; and tweeted, "We hold you in our hearts today, and every day we remember your smile. We will love you and miss you always," with another image of the late actor.

Monteith died of a heroin overdose in his Vancouver, Canada hotel room on July 13, 2013.

Eerily, earlier this week "Glee" star Becca Tobin's boyfriend Matt Bendik was found dead in his hotel room in Philadelphia, Penns., alm...

Celebrity Birthdays - July 14, 2014

July 14th, 2014 7:00am EDT
Jane Lynch
Happy Birthday to:

Glee star Jane Lynch (1960)

Actress Camryn Grimes (1999)

Actor Sean Flynn (1989)

Actor Chad Faust (1980)

Actor Scott Porter (1979)

Country singer Jamey Johnson (1975)

Black Eyed Pea Taboo (1975)

Actor Matthew Fox (1966)

Actor Jackie Earle Haley (1961)

Beninese singer Angelique Kidjo (1960)

Tenacious D guitarist Kyle Gass (1960)

Producer Joel Silver (1952)

Music executive Tommy Mottola (1949)

Actor Vincent Pastore (1946)

Actor Sid Haig (1939)

Prolific character actor Harry Dean Stanton (1926)

Folk legend Woody Guthrie (1912; d. 1967)

Get the daily lis...

Hot Babe of the Day: Katheryn Winnick

July 14th, 2014 3:30am EDT
Katheryn Winnick
Every day at Starpulse we upload some of the most refined and glamorous pictures of amazing looking women from around this gargantuan world. Today's stunning and gorgeous target is Katheryn Winnick.

Katheryn was born Katerina Anna Vinitska on December 17th, 1977 in Etobicoke, Ontario.

The Canadian actress grew up speaking only Ukrainian until she was eight years old. She began training in Tae Kwon Do at age seven, and achieved her first black belt by age thirteen. The blonde beauty is a licensed bodyguard and she had started three martial arts studios. Katheryn attended York University a...

Christopher Walken To Play Captain Hook In NBC's Live Adaptation Of 'Peter Pan'

July 14th, 2014 12:40am EDT
Christopher Walken To Play Captain Hook In NBC's Live Adaptation
Christopher Walken has signed on to play Captain Hook in NBC's "Peter Pan Live!" holiday season special.

The actor, who is the first star cast in the production, said, "I started my career in musicals and it's wonderful after all this time, at this point in my career, to be in this classic musical I watched as a child and to work with (producers) Neil Meron and Craig Zadan again after (2007 film adaptation of) Hairspray.

"It's a chance to put on my tap shoes again," Walken added in his statement.

Producers tried to land actress Kristen Bell for the title role, according to E! Online, but...

Katherine Webb Marries NFL Quarterback A.J. McCarron In Alabama

July 14th, 2014 12:17am EDT
Katherine Webb
Model/TV personality Katherine Webb, who became a household name thanks to Brent Musburger's comments during the 2013 BCS National Championship Game, has married longtime boyfriend and former Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron.

The couple, who were engaged back in March, tied the knot on Saturday in Orange Beach, Alabama.

The pair recently moved to Ohio, where McCarron will be playing for the Cincinnati Bengals after the team picked him in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL draft.

The wedding was attended by friends and family, along with several of A.J.'s former teammates.

Webb became nati...