Comedian Louis C.K. was annoyed that he never saw a royalty check from sales of his standup specials through traditional outlets like DVD or iTunes. So he produced his own recent special, sold it online directly to fans for $5 -- and made a cool million in just 10 days.
It was surprising enough to see Bruce Springsteen performing Willow Smith's "Whip My Hair" with Jimmy Fallon (as Neil Young) earlier this week -- let alone doing it as his bearded 1970s self. Fallon tells Rolling Stone how it all came together.
Politics is serious business -- but not all of the time. From the halls of Congress to the campaign trail, there's always something that gets a laugh. Here are some of the things you might have missed.
â¢ Cameron Diaz, letting loose backstage at the Webby Awards at New York City's Cipriani Wall Street. The actress, who was there to present pal Jimmy Fallon with a Webby Person of the Year honor, danced and chatted animatedly with Lake Bell (whose WB.com Web series Childrens' Hospital was honored for best comedic series). The actresses shared a glass of white wine as they boogied during musical interludes in the ceremony. At one point, Diaz even twirled Bellâs long hair around her fingers while they talked.
Turns out, with the Golden Globes canceled, the Polo Lounge was the place to be on Sunday night, as long as you're a fan of off-key singing and empty bars. Newlywed and former Saturday Night Live star Jimmy Fallon was joined by country music mega-star Tim McGraw in an impromptu, late-night, sing-a-long at the Beverly Hills Hotel bar.
Former Saturday Night Live regular Jimmy Fallon and girlfriend Nancy Juvonen, a Hollywood producer who worked on Fallon's 2005 romantic comedy Fever Pitch, were married Saturday on Necker Island in the Caribbean, a publicist announced.
"'Deep Throat' was less about the joys of oral sex than it was about the freedom to speak out against shame and hypocrisy," says narrator Dennis Hopper in "Inside Deep Throat," a graphic documentary about the notorious 1972 porn film.
"Fever Pitch," a fable that pits true love against baseball love, is one of the most ingratiating romantic comedies in quite some time, yet the fact that it was directed by Peter and Bobby Farrelly almost works against it.
Controversial movie director Michael Moore, whose anti-President Bush film "Fahrenheit 9/11" touched off a firestorm of controversy, has topped an annual list of Hollywood's least intriguing celebrities.