Posted 3 days ago

THE GIVER - Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep - New Media Stew Movie Review

John Basedow (@JohnBasedow) reviews ‘The Giver,’ starring Jeff Bridges, Meryl Street, Taylor Swift and Brenton Thwaites, with special guest Shannon Truax (@GoLuckyDuck).

MOVIE DESCRIPTION - THE GIVER
This film, based on Lois Lowry’s book, tells the story of a perfect world. Everyone here is happy. When Jonas (Brenton Thwaites) is 18 years old, he’s chosen to be the community’s Receiver of Memories. He enters into training with an old man called The Giver (Jeff Bridges). From the Giver, Jonas learns about pain, sadness, war and all the unhappy truths of the ‘real’ world. He quickly realizes that his community is fake. Confronted with this reality, Jonas faces difficult choices about his own life and his future. (Description via IMDb)

Stars: Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Alexander Skarsgård, Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift, Odeya Rush, Cameron Monaghan
Director: Phillip Noyce
Writers: Lois Lowry (novel), Michael Mitnick (screenplay)
In theaters: August 15, 2014

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Posted 3 days ago

RIHANNA, RAY RICE SCANDAL: RiRi’s Song Cut from NFL Thursday Night Football

Rihanna is the latest victim of the Ray Rice elevator knockout as her song gets cut from CBS’s ‘Thursday Night Football’ broadcast. As John Basedow (@JohnBasedow) reports, Twitter fans became outraged that a domestic violence victim, like RiRi who was beaten by Chris Brown, got punished by the NFL’s decision to talk about the former Ravens running back’s domestic abuse news story over having her perform ‘Run This Town.’

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Posted 4 days ago

TAYLOR SWIFT, KATY PERRY Feud: Who’s the ‘Mean Girl?’

Taylor Swift and Katy Perry won’t ‘shake it off’…the ‘Dark Horse’ and ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’ singers seem to be in a fierce feud. As John Basedow (@JohnBasedow) reports, the pop star princesses are fighting over stealing tour dancers and Katy took to Twitter reportedly referring to Taylor as ‘Mean Girls’ character Regina George.

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Posted 4 days ago

IGGY AZALEA SEX TAPE Release Could Make Millions

An Iggy Azalea sex tape is allegedly being shopped around Hollywood. Does an Iggy Azalea sex tape actually exist? Iggy Azalea’s people originally said ‘no’ and that the woman in the supposed sex video is not Iggy Azalea. As John Basedow (@JohnBasedow) reports, now the story is changing and Iggy Azalea may soon join the ranks of Kim Kardashian, Farrah Abraham and Paris Hilton…if the ‘Fancy,’ ‘Work,’ ‘Pu$$y’ and ‘Black Widow’ singer accepts porn giant Vivid Entertainment’s rumored million dollar plus offer.

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Posted 6 days ago

LEAKED NUDE PICS of JENNIFER LAWRENCE, RIHANNA, ARIANA GRANDE, SELENA GOMEZ, VICTORIA JUSTICE, KATE UPTON & More - NMS Culture Pop #48

Leaked nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Rihanna, Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez, Victoria Justice, Kate Upton and other celebrities hit the internet thanks to a tech-savvy hacker and a rumored iCloud issue. John Basedow (@JohnBasedow) and Shannon Truax (@GoLuckyDuck) hit the streets of Times Square to find out what people and costumed characters think of the situation and what should be done about it.
Highlighted celebrities include Jennifer Lawrence, Rihanna, Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez, Victoria Justice, Kate Upton, Kate Upton, Oprah Winfrey, Zac Efron, Seth Rogen and more!
 
'New Media Stew CULTURE POP' is a web series where John Basedow takes to the streets to find out what people think of the biggest pop culture, entertainment and celebrity news.

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Posted 6 days ago

BETHENNY FRANKEL Shockingly Skinny Instagram Pic Gets Twitter Hate

Bethenny Frankel, former talk show host and ‘Real Housewives of New York’ cast member, posts a shockingly thin bikini shot, generating backlash from both Instagram and Twitter users. As John Basedow (@JohnBasedow) reports, the Skinny Girl mogul is living up to her brand but not getting much love on social media.

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Posted 1 week ago

ARIANA GRANDE National Anthem Performance at NFL Kickoff Wows Crowd

Ariana Grande’s performance of the National Anthem (Star-Spangled Banner) amazed at the NFL Kickoff between the Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers. As John Basedow (@JohnBasedow) reports, the ‘Problem’ and ‘Break Free’ singer even won over former haters on Twitter when she belted out the ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ in a Seattle Seahawks jersey.

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Posted 1 week ago

LEAKED NAKED PICS of JENNIFER LAWRENCE & KATE UPTON to be Shown in Art Gallery

The leaked nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton, images that were reportedly hacked illegally, may be popping up in a Florida art gallery. As John Basedow (@JohnBasedow) reports, the naked pics of the Oscar winner and Sports Illustrated cover girl could be included in an art exhibit called ‘No Delete,’ even though both ladies’ legal teams have threatened to prosecute anyone who posts or duplicates the stolen shots.

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Posted 1 week ago

DON’T QUIT: John Basedow’s Wake-Up Words #7

Successful people are that way because they continue when others quit. John Basedow (@JohnBasedow) talks about even extremely accomplished people, like Oprah Winfrey, have had many failures but they never let them be final. He says persistence leads to success and you only need one great achievement to be considered a success.

John Basedow’s WAKE-UP WORDS are shots of motivation, inspiration and beneficial life lessons to start your day and help you achieve your goals. It’s time to inject a little empowerment and positivity into the internet.

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Posted 1 week ago

IF I STAY - Chloë Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos - New Media Stew Movie Review

John Basedow (@JohnBasedow) reviews ‘If I Stay,’ starring Chloë Grace Moretz,  Mireille Enos and Jamie Blackley, with special guest Shannon Truax (@GoLuckyDuck).

MOVIE DESCRIPTION - IF I STAY
Mia Hall (Chloë Grace Moretz) thought the hardest decision she would ever face would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at Juilliard or follow a different path to be with the love of her life, Adam (Jamie Blackley). But what should have been a carefree family drive changes everything in an instant, and now her own life hangs in the balance. Caught between life and death for one revealing day, Mia has only one decision left, which will not only decide her future but her ultimate fate. IF I STAY is based on the best-selling novel of the same name.

Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Mireille Enos, Jamie Blackley, Joshua Leonard, Stacy Keach, Liana Liberato
Director: R.J. Cutler
Release Date: August 22, 2014

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