NYC Street Artist Puts Bill Cosby on Blast—With the Help of Fat Albert and the Gang

A New York street artist is using his craft—along with tons of wheatpaste and a cast of Fat Albert characters—to convince comedian Bill Cosby to respond to the still-rising number of sexual assault allegations that have come out against him.

The artist’s name is FLOOD, and he’s plastered everyone from Dumb Donald and Mushmouth to Fat Albert himself all over the streets of New York holding signs saying things like, “The proof is in the pudding,” and “Hey, hey, hey, Bill, just admit it.”

He’s posted several of the images on his Instagram feed, which you can check out below.

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Tina Fey to Be One of Letterman’s Final Guests

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The Late Show With David Letterman is quickly approaching its final show on May 20th, so producers have released the list of guests who will be appearing during the 28-episode stretch.

Among those Letterman—the longest-running late-night show host in television history—will be Upper Darby’s Tina Fey, who will likely be there to chat about her new Netflix sitcom Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and her voice-over turn in Disney’s Monkey Kingdom, which comes out nationwide this weekend.

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Philly’s Bradley Cooper and Kevin Hart Score 2015 MTV Movie Awards

He may have walked away empty-handed a few weeks ago at the Oscars, but last night Bradley Cooper scooted out of the MTV Movie Awards with a shiny box of golden popcorn in tow.

The Jenkintown star took home the prize for Best Male Performance for his portrayal of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in American Sniper. He was there to accept the award, which he dedicated to Kyle. “Thank you, thank you. I want to thank MTV and the fans. It’s because of you that we have brought awareness for what the men and women in the military do everyday for us. Chris Kyle would have been 41 this week. Chris, this is for you.”

To win the award, Cooper beat out beat out Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy), Ansel Elgort (The Fault in Our Stars), Channing Tatum (Foxcatcher) and Downingtown, Pa-native Miles Teller (Whiplash).

Fellow comedian Kevin Hart also took home an award last night: the special Comedic Genius Award. His speech pulled at some heartstrings, too: “I wanna thank my fiancée for being my rock right now. … I wanna thank my ex-wife for giving me these two kids who are my best friends right now; Heaven for being the most amazing daughter, Hendrix for being the most amazing son. My kids, I’m doing all of this for them. I’m trying to leave a legacy for them. Last but not least my fans—this is for y’all, I love y’all.”

Check out a quick video montage of highlights above.

Madonna and The Roots Perform “Holiday” With Toy Instruments on The Tonight Show

Madonna was on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night, and as you might expect she practically took over the whole show. Three Madge segments are making their way around the Internet this morning, including a performance of “Holiday” on toy instruments with Fallon and Philly’s The Roots. (What are those weird hand thingies Questlove is holding?)

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Nicole Kidman’s Grace Kelly Biopic Going Straight to Lifetime

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Olivier Dahan’s Grace Kelly biopic, Grace Of Monaco, is going straight to TV after opening to such sour reviews at the Cannes Film Festival last May.

The film stars Nicole Kidman as the Philadelphia-born-and-raised Grace. It’s set in 1962—six years after she was married to Prince Rainier III of Monaco—when princess life starts to dull and she’s hankering to to be a movie star again. Kidman stars alongside Frank Langella, Parker Posey, Paz Vega and Tim Roth, who plays Rainier III.

You can catch it on Monday, May 25th, when it airs on Lifetime at 8 pm. Check out the trailer below, but be warned: The royal family of Monaco panned that, too, saying it “appears to be a farce and confirms the totally fictional nature of this film.”

(h/t: Variety)

 

Cable-Free HBO is Finally Available on Your iOS Devices and Apple TV

Game of Thrones, one of the many HBO shows you can now stream on your iOS devices without a cable subscription (or pirating).

Game of Thrones is one of the many HBO shows you can now stream on your iOS devices without a cable subscription (or pirating).

You can now get HBO shows and movies on your iPhone, iPad and Apple TV without a cable subscription.

The announcement that HBO and Apple were teaming up was made last month during the unveiling of the Apple Watch. The deal is this: You pay $15 a month to get HBO shows on all the aforementioned devices. If you sign up this month, you’ll get a 30-day free trial.

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Star Ellie Kemper to Speak at Penn Museum [UPDATED]

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UPDATE [4/7/2015, 11:17 am]: This event is officially (and sadly for those who didn’t get tickets) sold out.

ORIGINAL: You’ve already binge-watched the entire first season of Tina Fey’s new Netflix series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, so what’s going to tide you over until the release of season two? This:

The show’s star, Ellie Kemper, is coming to Penn on April 21st to chat about her career and experience on the show, and then open up the floor for audience questions.

But don’t come prepared only with questions about crazy cult hairstyles, hilarious gay roommates and stories about working with Tina Fey. As The Daily Pennsylvanian points out, “Kemper is a strong voice for gender dynamics in the entertainment industry. In 2014, she hosted a TED Talk entitled ‘Women are Funny!’ and spoke about her experience as a female comedian in the male-dominated industry.”

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David Lynch Bows Out of Twin Peaks Revival on Showtime

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David Lynch has stepped down as director of the much-anticipated Twin Peaks revival on Showtime, but, as he said on Twitter, the project “may still be very much alive.”

He announced his departure via a series of tweets, saying: “Dear Twitter Friends, Showtime did not pull the plug on Twin Peaks …. After 1 year and 4 months of negotiations, I left because not enough money was offered to do the script the way I felt it needed to be done.”

Showtime’s response: “We were saddened to read David Lynch’s statement today since we believed we were working towards solutions with David and his reps on the few remaining deal points. … Showtime loves the world of Twin Peaks and we continue to hold out hope that we can bring it back in all its glory with both of its extraordinary creators, David Lynch and Mark Frost, at its helm.”

According to Variety, Frost and Lynch had already written all nine episodes of the series reboot, and it was announced that Kyle MacLachlan would reprise his role as FBI agent Dale Cooper. Fingers crossed all that doesn’t go to waste. Stay tuned for any updates.

(h/t Variety)

 

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