Tribeca: Ira Sachs' Love Is Strange Is More Than a Gay Movie

The premise of Ira Sachs' sixth feature, Love Is Strange, recalls a type of story we read in the news with increasing frequency: George (Alfred Molina) marries his husband Ben (John Lithgow) and loses his job teaching at a Catholic school as a result. That sounds like a recipe for a heavy-handed message movie, but the… » 4/17/14 7:25pm Thursday 7:25pm

Aretha Franklin Suing Site For $10M Over Patti LaBelle Fistfight Story

This weekend, a News Nerd story with the headline "Patti Labelle Arrested After Fist Fight with Aretha Franklin" made the rounds. As of right now, the post has been shared 1,700 times on Twitter and 41,000 times on Facebook. People gleefully spread the news that these ladies of soul, elegance, and attitude came to blows. … » 4/17/14 6:33pm Thursday 6:33pm

This Man Wants His Penis To Be the Most Famous Penis on Earth (NSFW)

Tom Mitchell so loves his penis that he calls it "Elmo" and wants to donate it—not for science, exactly, but for mass admiration. Coming in somewhere between a real, live Christopher Guest character and someone who'd be profiled on a TLC reality show, Mitchell is the clear star of directors Jonah Bekhor and Zach Math's » 4/16/14 12:40pm Wednesday 12:40pm

Here's What Lindsay Lohan Got Paid $50,000 an Hour To Do

Last night's Lindsay showed all that goes into a celebrity club-hosting gig: getting ready, walking on a red carpet, standing around, taking selfie pics with fans, and speaking on a mic for a bit. For this — a total of two hours of her time — Lindsay Lohan was paid $100,000. She still managed to fuck it up, arriving… » 4/14/14 11:52am 4/14/14 11:52am

The Tragedy of Gary Poulter, Nic Cage's Homeless Co-Star

Last year, Gary Poulter, one of the stars of David Gordon Green's new movie Joe, died in a homeless encampment in Austin. For Joe, Green had mixed non-professional actors with stars like Nicolas Cage (as Joe, a hero in his rural community who's this close to snapping) and up-and-comers like Tye Sheridan, as Gary, the… » 4/11/14 11:21am 4/11/14 11:21am