<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Entertainment Today]]> <![CDATA[MTV gives California school 'Breakfast Club' treatment]]> <![CDATA['Fringe' renewed for final season]]> Fringe lives! Fox has renewed the fan favorite for a fifth and final season.]]> <![CDATA[No-frills 'Avatar' home release set for Earth Day]]> "Avatar" may be the ultimate big-screen experience, but how will it fit into the living rooms of America? That's the challenge presented to 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, which on Tuesday will announce some unconventional plans for the DVD and Blu-ray release of the highest-grossing film in the history of Hollywood box office.]]> <![CDATA[Tragedy brings Deftones closer for a new album]]> <![CDATA[ACM Awards: Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert & Lady A Own the Night ]]> The 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, held Sunday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, were a mixture of expected winners sprinkled with a couple of surprises.]]> <![CDATA[Michael Jackson to Appear on Pepsi Cans]]> Pepsi has struck a deal with the Michael Jackson estate to create a series of soda cans featuring an image of the late pop icon. One billion cans celebrating the 25th anniversary of Jackson's album Bad will be produced around the world as part of the soft drink company's Live for Now campaign. Pepsi has also worked with Sony Music and the Jackson estate to create new mixes of songs from Bad to share with fans as part of this project. In addition to normal cans, there will also be limited-edition 16 oz. cans bearing the singer's image.]]> <![CDATA[Boulder Weekly’s summer flash fiction contest]]> Though some call the art form embattled, for centuries, the written word was one of the most popular forms of entertainment available for the masses.]]> <![CDATA[Read Boston cops' pathetic attempts at infiltrating DIY punk scene]]> Poor police. They don't make the laws, they just have to come up with some way to enforce them — which sometimes means some embarrassing missteps.]]> <![CDATA[Jennifer Beals is doing what she can to hold on to transformative role as top cop]]> The place Jennifer Beals picks to meet is, like her countenance much of the time, serene, especially if you are able to focus on the scenery and set aside the scores of small children fluttering about on this weekday morning.]]> <![CDATA[Mom says a good scare was enough to punish teen who pestered Justin Bieber]]> <![CDATA[Legendary jazz pianist Hank Jones dies]]> <![CDATA[Lohan sues E-Trade for using her 'characterization' in ad without permission]]> Actress Lindsay Lohan apparently thinks a milk-imbibing baby in a TV ad for E-Trade, a financial securities company, is a takeoff on her and has filed a $100 million lawsuit in Nassau County Supreme Court in New York in response to the commercial.]]> <![CDATA[HBO's epic series, 'Game of Thrones,' pulls you in, and doesn't let go]]> The first 10 minutes or so of HBO's new epic fantasy series "Game of Thrones" are spent celebrating the glories of cable, i.e. bloody violence (beheadings, hacked off body parts, eviscerated guts steaming in the snow) and HBO sex (female semi-frontal nudity, non-missionary position intercourse and unnecessarily graphic sound effects.)]]> <![CDATA[Ke$ha and Debby Boone have one thing in common, and it's not Jack Daniels]]> Newsflash: Pop star Ke$ha doesn't really brush her teeth with a bottle of Jack Daniels. So don't read too much into the first verse of her smash hit "Tik Tok." Well, actually, she has brushed with Jack. But, the thing is, you can't always take Ke$ha (rhymes with Tesh-a) at her word. She mixes sarcasm, a tongue-in-cheek attitude and a dash of irony into relentlessly catchy PG-13 pop concoctions that should be called A Girl Just Wants to Have Too Much Fun.]]> <![CDATA[Gary Shteyngart]]> In his recent memoir, Little Failure, the acclaimed novelist writes about his experiences growing up in the Soviet Union and moving to the United States before his native country’s government collapsed.]]> <![CDATA['Game Change': Steve Schmidt Endorses HBO's Film, Blasts Sarah Palin]]> Over the course of Game Change, Steve Schmidt's arc moves him from assertive and cocksure to worried and then completely panicked and hopeless over the vice presidential candidacy -- and erratic behavior -- of an untested YouTube-scouted Alaskan governor named Sarah Palin.]]> <![CDATA[Woman's touch improves the aim of 'Human Target']]> Fox's action series "Human Target" is getting a feminine touch. Indira Varma and Janet Montgomery have joined the second season cast.]]> <![CDATA['Fading Gigolo' to open Boulder International Film Fest]]> The Boulder International Film Fest will announce its full lineup until Jan. 27.]]> <![CDATA[It's a four-horse race in Oscars' 10-film field]]> <![CDATA[Actress Dixie Carter, 'Designing Women' star, dies at 70]]> Dixie Carter, who gained television fame as Julia Sugarbaker on the long-running CBS sitcom "Designing Women," has died. She was 70. Carter died Saturday morning at a Houston hospital of complications from cancer, said Steve Rohr, publicist for Carter and her husband, actor Hal Holbrook. "This has been a terrible blow to our family," Holbrook said in a written statement. "We would appreciate everyone understanding that this is a private family tragedy."]]>