Bits and Pieces - October 2, 2014
October 2, 2014
Word has it that Ben Affleck has a full-frontal nude scene in his new movie "Gone Girl." Not only that, in his upcoming Batman movie you see his bat-pole.
AMANDA BYNES seems to be MIA following her recent DUI arrest. Even her parents say they don't know where she is and they only found out about the arrest when the media called for a comment. Her father, Rick Bynes, thinks she might be in New York, because she loves the city. If you're wondering whatever happened to her plans to become a fashion designer, word has it that she stopped attending her classes and flunked out.
Fox is working on a TV series based on the TOM HANKS movie BIG. The show will be loosely based on the film, but will tell a new story that explores what it means to be a kid and an adult in today's world.
- The family of founding AC/DC guitarist MALCOLM YOUNG has revealed that dementia is what forced him to quit the band on a permanent basis. The group had previously announced in April that Young would be taking a break, but hoped he would return. The band's new album, Rock or Bust, will be out this fall and they'll kick off a world tour in 2015.
Microsoft unveiled its next version of Windows yesterday and announced that it would be called Windows 10. It features live tiles, which are familiar to, but not universally liked by, Windows 8 users, but also elements familiar to Windows 7 users. So, why did they skip "Windows 9"? A spokesman said, "When you see the product in its fullness I think you will agree with us that it is a more appropriate name." Microsoft says it expects to launch Windows 10 "later in 2015," although pre-release software of what it says will be variable quality will be available before then for those in their Windows Insiders group.
The Federal Communications Commission has repealed its sports blackout rule for the National Football League that banned games from airing on local TV if they weren't sold out 72 hours ahead of time. However, the NFL says it will continue to keep the blackout rule in place.
Louisville, Kentucky's 27-year-old Rosanna Heinrichs failed in her attempt to multi-task. Rosanna was pulled over by police after she was observed swerving in and out of her lane. It turns out that Rosanna was attempting to drive while ordering a pizza online with her phone's web browser. Yes, police also noted that she smelled strongly of alcohol, had glossy eyes and admitted to drinking half a bottle of wine and a beer and Rosanna was delivered to jail in 30 minutes or less.
2013: A shutdown of the federal government began
actor Zach Galifianakis (Due Date, Dinner for Schmucks, The Hangover) 45