Kathryn Trumbull

  • Tommy Wiseau directs, produces, writes, and stars what is later deemed ‘the worst film ever made’. The film follows Lisa, played by Julliette Danielle, a young woman trying to find love through manipulating her […]

  • ThumbnailWhile attending Boston College, Poehler joins the improv comedy troupe, My Mothers Fleabag. Her parents believed it would distract her from her studies, but Poehler continued in it regardless.

    To do improv, […]

  • Gordon James Ramsay, Jr. is born in Johnstone, Scotland to Gordon James Sr., a shopkeeper, and Helen Ramsay, a nurse. Ramsay has describes his childhood as one filled with neglect and abuse from his “hard-drinking […]

  • Kathryn Trumbull wrote a new post, Hiatus, on the site Newslines 4 years, 2 months ago

    After an extensive tour for Folie à Deux, the members of Fall Out Boy each have their own reasons to take a break. Patrick Stump, lead vocals, is at the heaviest weight he has been and hates the “emo” titling Fall Out Boy had be associated with. Andy Hurley, drummer, fallsl into a deep state of depression after coming off tour to an empty schedule. Pete Wentz, bassist, has been abusing Xanax and is divorced by his wife, Ashlee Simpson, and is on a rigorous therapy schedule. Patrick Stump:

    It’s been about ten years and for a better part of that we were working constantly. We were tired of the grind. We would play 500 shows in a two-year period, you know? And the other thing — the fact that we weren’t all into the same kind of music made the band kind of cool, but it’s very strange when it’s expected that you be monogamous with that band for the rest of your life. Andy Hurley is a metal drummer, first and foremost, and it was really awkward for him to think that he’d never play metal again. It was awkward for me to never sing R&B music again or to never play drums myself. Everybody had their own reasoning. It’s not creative difference. It’s just, like, creative wanderlust.

  • ThumbnailSlaughterhouse-Five or The Children’s Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death is considered Vonnegut’s most influential work. Centering around the firebombing of Dresden, the work is partly autobiographical and follows […]

  • 220px-FobfolieFall Out Boy releases Folie à Deux (French for “A Madness Shared by Two” ), the bands fourth studio album. Unlike it’s predecessors, Folie à Deux debutes at number eight on the Billboard Top 100 chart, making it the third top ten album from the band. This album is the first Fall Out Boy album to feature lyrics that are not autobiographical. The album features Lil Wayne and Pharrell, along with Blondie’s Deborah Harry. Joe Trohman:

    We mix the influences in a way that sounds new and complete. But they all can’t work. For instance, I love heavy metal. But for me to insert Randy Rhoads licks into Fall Out Boy’s music, it’d sound crazy. So I hold back, which creates a cool kind of tension. I think casual listeners can pick up on that, even if they’re not sure why it’s happening.

  • While a Battalion Scout private in the 423rd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry Division, Vonnegut is captured by the Germans during the Battle of the Bulge.

    We were in this gully about as deep as a World War I trench. There was snow all around. Somebody said we were probably in Luxembourg. We were out of food. The Germans could see us, because they were talking to us through a loudspeaker. They told us our situation was hopeless, and so on. That was when we fixed bayonets. It was nice there for a few minutes. Then the Germans started firing eighty-eight millimeter shells. The shells burst in the treetops right over us. Those were very loud bangs right over our heads. We were showered with splintered steel. Some people got hit. Then the Germans told us again to come out. We didn’t yell ‘nuts’ or anything like that. We said, ‘Okay,’ and ‘Take it easy,’ and so on. When the Germans finally showed themselves, we saw they were wearing white camouflage suits. We didn’t have anything like that. We were olive drab. No matter what season it was, we were olive drab.

    They said the war was all over for us, that we were lucky, that we could now be sure we would live through the war, which was more than they could be sure of. As a matter of fact, they were probably killed or captured by Patton’s Third Army within the next few days. I tried a few words I knew on our captors, and they asked me if I was of German ancestry, and I said, “Yes.” They wanted to know why I was making war against my brothers. I honestly found the question ignorant and comical. My parents had separated me so thoroughly from my Germanic past that my captors might as well have been Bolivians or Tibetans, for all they meant to me.

  • Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., is born to Kurt Vonnegut, Sr., and Edith Vonnegut in Indianapolis, Indiana. His father and grandfather were both architects at Vonnegut & Bohn and were expecting Vonnegut, Jr., to continue the […]

  • Vonnegut attends Cornell University, majoring in chemistry. While attending, he becomes editor of the school newspaper, The Cornell Daily Sun, and joins the fraternity Delta Upsilon.

  • 220px-InfinityonhighMoving away from their signature style, Fall Out Boy introduces funk and R&B into their third studio album, Infinity on High. The album includes sinlges This Ain’t a Scene, It’s an Arms Race and Thnks Fr Th Mmrs. The record also includes collaborations with producers Jay-Z and Babyface.

    Pete Wentz:

    The new album is called Infinity on High. It’s taken from a quote by Vincent van Gogh. And as for what that means in relation to the record, we’ll just let it will unfold when people hear it.

  • Several residents of Boston gather to create a memorial from the famous bench in the Boston Public Garden Williams and co-star Matt Damon appeared on during an emotional scene in the film Good Will Hunting.

  • Williams appears on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and the two giggle like school girls over a plethora of inappropriate topics and William’s recent trip to England.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yw9Evwb1vtQ

  • ThumbnailFollowing the success of Infinity on High and a sold out U.S. arena tour, Fall Out Boy releases their first live album **** Live in Phoenix. A DVD of an entire performance is released as well as a behind the […]

  • Netflix creates and distributes it’s third original show, Orange is the New Black. Ten years after carrying a briefcase filled with drug money, Piper Chapman, played by Taylor Schilling, is sentenced to 18 months […]

  • Steven Van Zandt stars in Netflix’s first original series, Lilyhammer, about a New York gangster relocating to Norway. When the pilot episode premiers, 998,000 viewers (one fifth of the population of Norway) tune […]

  • Starring Kevin Spacey as a southern Democrat plotting to become Secretary of State, House of Cards premieres on Netflix as one of the site’s first pieces of original content. The show, created by Beau Willimon, […]

  • Combining classic Burton horror and gore with Broadway showtunes, Burton releases Sweeney Todd: Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Starring Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter and Sasha Baren Cohen, the film depicts a […]

  • After a significant dip in Netflix stock, Starz Entertainment announces that they would not be renewing their deal with Netflix. The agreement was strictly for streaming movies, so Netflix DVD rentals were not […]

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