Pernod Ricard division Chivas Brothers is the International Spirits Challenge Distiller of the Year. It also collected gold medals for the Glenlivet 18 Year Old (left) and Strathisla 12 Year Old single malts. In a release, Christian Porta, chairman and CEO of Chivas Brothers, says, ‘We are delighted to have been so successful at [...]
David Beckham, Jessica Biel, Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift will recognize teens who are helping and leading others at the third annual TeenNick HALO Awards. Lady Gaga is pictured with 2011 HALO Honoree, Emily-Anne Rigal, in the photograph above.
HALO stands for Helping and Leading Others. The 90-minute special will also feature musical performances and celebrity presenters. The show, hosted by TeenNick chairman Nick Cannon, will premiere Sunday, Nov. 6, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nick at Nite.
The Muppets Soundtrack will be released on November 21, two days ahead of the release of the film on November 23. The album features songs written by Bret McKenzie (Flight of the Conchords), updated versions of Muppet classics and familiar hits given the Muppet treatment.
Here is the complete song list:
"The Muppet Show Theme" - The Muppets
"Life's a Happy Song"- Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Walter
"Pictures in My Head" - Kermit the Frog and The Muppets
"Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard" - Paul Simon
"Rainbow Connection (Moopets Version)" - The Moopets
"We Built This City" - Starship
"Me Party" - Miss Piggy, Amy Adams
"Let's Talk About Me" - Chris Cooper, Nathan Pacheco
"Man or Muppet" - Jason Segel, Walter
"Smells Like Teen Spirit" - The Muppet Barbershop Quartet: Rowlf, Beaker, Link Hogthrob and Sam the Eagle
Scarlett Johansson stars in The One, a short film directed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino. Scarlett is interviewed by a fictional journalists and talks about being an actress. She says, "A girl has to have a private life, it keeps the public interested."
She also says "I like my lips, for kissing" and "I do all my own stunts, even lovemaking." Scarlett says in her career she has played, "a physicist, a nanny, a surgeon, an actress, a cannibal, a spy." A cannibal?
The film is for Dolce & Gabbana's fragrance, The One Lace Edition. Scarlett wears a black lace dress in the film. The music is the 'A Place in the Sun' by Franz Waxman, performed by the National Philharmonic Orchestra. Take a look:
Selfridges carries some fun chocolates from Michton, a UK chocolate company. They include a bag of six Boney Skeleton chocolate and a bag of Eyeball chocolates. We love the look of the creepy skeleton wrappers. There are also severed finger chocolates and mini chocolate pumpkins. The chocolates can be found here on Selfridges.com.
IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon was killed in a horrific 15-car wreck during today's Indy 300 race in Las Vegas. Wheldon was transfered by Medevac to a hospital, but did not survive. Wheldon was born in England. He was a two-time Indianapolis 500 winner.
Many drivers said today's crash was the worst they have ever scene. Wheldon's car flew over the top of another car and crashed into the catch fence. Take a look:
Sephora and Firmenich have created The Sensorium, a multi-sensory, interactive fragrance exhibition. The Sensorium explores scent through interactive experiences, film, storytelling and art.
The Sensorium will be open at 414 West 14th Street in Manhattan's Meatpacking District from October 7, 2011 through November 27, 2011. The $15 admission free is redeemable at any Sephora store, Sephora.com or toward any fragrances offered at the Fragrance Bar.
Here is a new international trailer for The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn. The film was directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Peter Jackson. It is based on the internationally bestselling series of children's graphic novels. The motion capture performances feature Jamie Bell as Tintin, Andy Serkis as Captain Haddock, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost as Thompson and Thompson, Daniel Craig as Red Rackham, and Toby Jones as Silk.
Weta Digital did the animation for the 3D film. The movie will be released in the U.S. on December 21, 2011. Take a look:
Actress Julie Bowen (Modern Family) appeared on the Tonight Show. Jay started asking Julie about a show called Acapulco H.E.A.T., which Julie was on for one episode. Fabio was also on the show, but Julie says she never got a chance to meet him. She finally got her chance on the Tonight Show. Fabio walked out on the stage and lifted up Julie Bowen. Take a look:
Zaha Hadid Architects and Roca, a global bathroom brand, have announced the opening of a new flagship space, the Roca London Gallery, at Imperial Wharf close to Chelsea Harbour. Zaha Hadid Architects were commissioned to create the unique concept gallery for Roca. The inspiration for the space is the power of water. Take a look: