A blockbuster deal shook the entertainment industry today when Disney acquired Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion. As a result, Disney has added the massively lucrative Star Wars franchise to a roster that already boasts the Pixar films and Marvel properties — including the $1.5 billion-grossing The Avengers.
As a public service, we take this opportunity to remind you to take all reasonable precautions to protect yourself from harmful germs and bacteria in public places. Now go soap up, you filthy dirt-merchant!
From Puff Daddy (P. Diddy, Diddy) to Ol’ Dirty Bastard (Dirt McGirt, Big Baby Jesus, Lionel P. Fancypants), there is a long tradition of rappers changing their names for no particular reason. But it was still a shock to learn earlier this week that Snoop Dogg had changed his name to “Snoop Lion” — especially since he did it at the urging of a Jamaican priest, and from now on will perform only reggae, not hip hop. The whole thing is so dramatic and bizarre that it’s worthy of its own Broadway musical!