David Arquette

The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

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1. Game on, Google: Goldman Sachs and Digital Sky Technologies have invested $500 million into Facebook in a deal that values the social network at $50 billion — which is more than eBay, Yahoo!, and Time Warner. [via Gawker]

2. Little Fockers took the New Year’s weekend box office, raking in over $26… Read More

Video of the Day: Terry Gilliam’s The Legend of Hallowdega

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Never imagine that you’d read the words “Terry Gilliam” and “NASCAR” in the same sentence? Well, your time has come. AMP Energy Juice sponsored a Halloween-themed mockumentary about a haunted racetrack from Gilliam entitled “The Legend of Hallowdega.” It stars David Arquette and Justin Kirk, and features cameos by Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Darrell Waltrip. Click through to watch the 18-minute short, which was written by Daily Show alum Aaron Bergeron, and let us know what you think. We’re hoping the gig paid well, so that he can get back to work on finishing up his long-delayed Don Quixote project.
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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

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1. Gap is reverting back to its old classic logo after everyone on the Internet hated the company’s recent rebranding, which was part of an attempt to appeal more to Millennials. [via NYO]
2. Salman Rushdie is writing a memoir about the years he spent in hiding because of the fatwa on… Read More

American Idol and AT&T Make Shady Bedfellows

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Was American Idol rigged? That’s the question many are asking thanks to one of their biggest corporate sponsors, AT&T. Per this article in the New York Times, they “might have influenced the outcome of this year’s competition by providing phones for free text-messaging services and lessons in casting blocks of votes at parties organized by fans of Kris Allen, the Arkansas singer who was the winner of the show last week.” (Note: AT&T is the only mobile carrier that can be used to text in votes. We had no… Read More