On today’s Pop Confidential podcast Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe, Regan Cellura and Melodie Aikels weigh in on the latest pop culture hot topics and TV headlines, including:
Lindsay Lohan is allegedly attacked in New York City. Arnold Schwarzenegger writes a memoir. Sons of Anarchy star Johnny Lewis dies in a murder/suicide.
The fall TV season is in full swing with the returns of Modern Family, The New Girl, Private Practice, Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy, Revenge and Once Upon a Time. Find out which shows the PC gang can't get enough of.
A number of new series have also premiered this fall. What does the PC crew think about Ben and Kate, Partners, Revolution and Last Resort? Regan weighs in on the Weeds series finale.
In music news, the Foo Fighters are ending. What does the PC gang think of “Gangnam Style” as the song rockets up the charts? A brawl breaks out at the BET Awards.
All this and much more on today’s Pop Confidential podcast.
With the election season in full swing, Hollywood has rolled out a campaign encouraging American’s to vote in this year’s election. Comedian and daytime talk show host Ellen DeGeneres joined Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Selena Gomez, Edward Norton, Jonah Hill, Benicio Del Toro, Sarah Silverman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and soap grad Amanda Seyfried in the bipartisan campaign Vote 4 Stuff.
DiCaprio told the Associated Press:
"This is one of the most important elections of our lifetime," said DiCaprio, whose production company, Appian Way, is a producer of Vote 4 Stuff. "We are using the power of social media throughout the Vote 4 Stuff campaign to incite bipartisan conversation around real issues, encourage registration and voting in November."
The tongue-in-cheek video features stars saying what they’d vote for. Zac Efron claims he’d vote to keep tigers out of school and for more high fives. Deltoro would cast his ballot for 4-day weekends. Ellen claims she’d vote to give women the right to vote. Watch the Vote 4 Stuff video after the jump! READ MORE
The View’s Joy Behar took to Twitter to express her thoughts on the revelations in Arnold Schwarzenegger’s new book, Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story, as well as his headline-grabbing interview with Lesley Stahl on 60 Minutes. Behar tweeted:
Schwarzenegger recently appeared in the summer box office hit The Expendables 2 and currently has several films in pre or post production.
Lindsay Lohan has been through a lot since her early days on Another World. There have been ups: The Parent Trap, Mean Girls. There have been downs: Anytime she gets behind the wheel of a car. Now the tabloid favorite is attempting a comeback in Lifetime's Liz & Dick, premiering in November.
Watch a couple of sneak peeks below, then sound of in the comments. Do you think Liz & Dick will turn things around for LiLo? READ MORE
With just a few days remaining before we start to find out what will happen to Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies) during Season 4 of The Good Wife, comes some great casting news. According to EW, West Wing star Stockard Channing has signed on to appear as Alicia’s mother, who is “mercurial and influenced by her 1960s counterculture youth.” Reportedly, Channing will appear in one episode.