Tommy Ramone, Last of the Original Ramones, Dead at 62

Drummer Tommy Ramone, the last surviving member of the four founding Ramones, died of cancer Friday at age 62 (some outlets place his age at 65). Born Thomas Erdelyi in 1952, in the band's early formative years, Tommy also served as record producer and manager. Tommy was responsible for writing "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" and co-writing "Blitzkrieg Bob," two songs that helped put the Ramones on the map and forever change the future of music.
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Tommy Ramone, Last of the Original Ramones, Dead at 62

Drummer Tommy Ramone, the last surviving member of the four founding Ramones, died of cancer Friday at age 62 (some outlets place his age at 65). Born Thomas Erdelyi in 1952, in the band's early formative years, Tommy also served as record producer and manager. Tommy was responsible for writing "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" and co-writing "Blitzkrieg Bob," two songs that helped put the Ramones on the map and forever change the future of music. 12 Jul 2014, 6:57 AM PDT

Sharon Stone Announces She Is 'Available for Dating'

The 56-year-old actress made the announcement Wednesday on Extra. Stone was previously married to Michael Greenburg and Phil Bronstein, and split from beau Martin Mica in January 2013. While there is no one special at the moment, the star admitted she is open to the possibility. 11 Jul 2014

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Review: Exciting, Tense & Pro-Human

Whereas "Rise" was a highly political (but still very good) film that took a dim view of the human species as a whole, the pharmaceutical industry, greedy businessmen, and the competency of San Francisco law enforcement officers, "Dawn" is the exact opposite. The story chooses theme over politics and those themes will surprise fans of a series that has tended to skew left. 11 Jul 2014

'Planet of the Apes' Flicks Ranked Best to Worst

Although three years have passed, I'm still embarrassed and apologizing to 20th Century-Fox for my strident assumptions regarding the 2011 reboot of my beloved "Planet of the Apes" franchise. I was certain it would all collapse in a pile of hyper-CGI'd fail and made no secret of my prediction. Was I ever wrong. 10 Jul 2014

Redford Will Use 'Truth' to Resurrect Dan Rather's Reputation

Per the Hollywood Reporter, Oscar-winner Robert Redford has agreed to portray disgraced newsman Dan Rather in an adaptation of the 2005 memoir "Truth and Duty: The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power." The book was written by Mary Mapes, the producer Dan Rather was working with in 2004 when the two of them tried to make John Kerry president peddling blatantly forged documents against then-President George W. Bush. 10 Jul 2014

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