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Beetles Kill George Harrison's Memorial Tree

July 22nd, 2014 1:11pm EDT
Beetles Kill George Harrison's Memorial Tree
An infestation of beetles has killed a memorial tree planted in honor of Beatles icon George Harrison.

The pine tree was planted in Griffin Park in Los Angeles, Calif., in 2004, three years after the musician, guitarist, singer-songwriter died from lung cancer. It represented the star's love of gardening.

Unfortunately, bark beetles and ladybugs led to the 10-foot-tall tree's demise. According to the Los Angeles Times, officials plan on replacing the tree with a new one in the same spot.

Often referred to as "the quiet Beatle," Harrison released several solo albums after the legendary ba...
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Sophie Turner Defends Her 'Game Of Thrones' Character Sansa Stark

July 22nd, 2014 12:23pm EDT
Sophie Turner
Sansa Stark has been a whipping post in both the Game of Thrones HBO series and among fans of the show. Now actress Sophie Turner has defended her character and theorized why fans dislike Sansa.

In an interview with Nylon Singapore for its entertainment issue, Turner says she welcomed the challenged of the quiet and tortured Stark daughter. She told the magazine, "I really like the fact that she is quite a silent character. If she had spoken up in court at any point she would have gotten herself killed. "

Still, Turner says she used to let the criticism of her character affect her. "When ...
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Kanye West Compares Being A Celebrity To The Civil Rights Movement

July 22nd, 2014 11:20am EDT
Kanye West GQ Magazine August 2014
Kanye West is running his mouth off again, this time in a new cover story for the August issue of GQ magazine.

The rapper talked a lot about dealing with being a celebrity and dealing with the paparazzi; more specifically comparing life in the spotlight to facing the same kinds of discrimination that African-Americans faced during the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Yeah, he went there.

Kanye also explained that he's not the predator when it comes to the paparazzi, he's simply out to protect wife Kim Kardashian and their daughter, North, from those getting too close for comfort.

Thus...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Joe'

July 22nd, 2014 11:10am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Joe'
Can Nic Cage still bring the work to a good drama? We’ll find out as we check out the now on Blu-ray flick "Joe" from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The acting and flick itself get a firm dissection below!

Title: "Joe"

Grade: 3

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Tye Sheridan, Heather Kafka

Director: David Gordon Green

Rating: R

Runtime: 117 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: Nic Cage has always had the chops to do quality character work when he wanted to and with the rich in tone and texture film "Joe" he brings the good stuff in...
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Kurt Sutter Thought 'Outside The Box' When Casting Marilyn Manson In 'Sons Of Anarchy'

July 22nd, 2014 10:19am EDT
Marilyn Manson
"Sons of Anarchy" creator Kurt Sutter talked about casting rockers Marilyn Manson and Courtney Love during the Television Critics Association summer tour on Monday.

He explained how he likes to mix things up with surprising casting.

"I tend to do this every season, I like to do some casting that's a little bit outside the box, you know, from Stephen King to David Hasselhoff – we try to do stuff that's fun," he explained.

Manson's friendship with Sutter helped him land the role of Ron Tully, a white supremacist prisoner who Jax [Charlie Hunnam] uses to expand his power base.

Sutter said:...
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Ten Comic Book Characters You've Probably Never Heard Of

July 22nd, 2014 10:00am EDT
Ten Comic Book Characters You've Probably Never Heard Of
Comic book culture tends to be hard for average Joes to just break into. When one takes into consideration how many different retconned storylines interweave with the established lore and background of every hero and villain, it's no wonder that becoming a true comic book aficionado is an investment, rather than simply a reward. The fan devotion to certain brands forms an barrier that can be a little intimidating, and even off-putting, to those of us unfamiliar with that particular subculture.

To be an avid fan, comic book lovers are sometimes necessitated to remember a huge library of pas...
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Robert Downey, Jr. Continues Reign As The Highest Paid Actor In Hollywood

July 22nd, 2014 9:21am EDT
Robert Downey, Jr. Continues Reign As The Highest Paid Actor In
If you want to make a lot of money in Hollywood, become an action star or play a superhero.

For the second year in a row, Robert Downey, Jr. is the highest paid actor in Hollywood, according to Forbes magazine. The actor made an estimated $75 million in the past year after appearing in films such as "Iron Man 3." Downey, Jr. stars in "Marvels The Avengers 2" in 2015. Will he continue his reign as the richest star in Hollywood next year?

Coming in at number two on the list is Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson ($52 million), who starred in "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" and the "Fast and Furious" franchis...
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Review: Post-Apocalyptic Flick 'Aftermath' A Classic Case Of Been There, Done That

July 22nd, 2014 8:55am EDT
Review: Post-Apocalyptic Flick 'Aftermath' A Classic Case Of Bee
With post-apocalyptic films having been done to death, it’s hard for a film with such a subject to captivate with any sort of fresh perspective. Most recently it was surprisingly accomplished by filmmaker Xavier Gens who examined the after effects on the human animal with his dark and moody flick "The Divide." It’s what makes the arrival of the below average thriller titled "Aftermath" even less welcome. It’s yet another look at survivors after the use of nuclear weapons and comes off like "The Divide" light complete with characters we don’t care about and situations already seen – been ...
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Prince George Turns One Today, Royal Parents Thank Fans For Good Wishes

July 22nd, 2014 8:49am EDT
Prince George
The world's most famous royal is celebrating his first birthday today. Prince George Alexander Louis, son of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, was born exactly one year ago at St. Mary's Hospital in London.

The proud parents celebrated the milestone by releasing photos of their son playing in a butterfly house.

They said in a statement: "We would like to take this opportunity on George's first birthday to thank everyone over the last year, wherever we have met them, both at home and overseas, for their warm and generous good wishes to George and our fa...
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Hot Babe of the Day: Natalie Pack

July 22nd, 2014 3:30am EDT
Hot Babe of the Day: Natalie Pack
Every day at Starpulse we upload some of the trendiest and the most spectacular photos of incredible looking women from all across the world. Today's alluring and appealing target is Natalie Pack.
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Natalie was born Natalie Ann Pack on March 30th, 1989 in Palos Verdes, California.

Even though she is a self-proclaimed tomboy, the hazel eyed beauty has been modeling since she was 13.

The six foot tall model graduated from Palos Verdes High School with honors and is recent graduate of The University of California Irvine. She said in an interview her ultimate goal is to attend medical schoo...
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