Today's Evil Beet Gossip

This Day in History: Gangsta Rap

As of 1988, the top-selling hip hop albums of all time were Run D.M.C.’s Raising Hell and the Beastie Boys’ License to Ill, both released in 1987.  But the music scene was about to get a shake up with the introduction of gangsta rap. And it would happen on this day in 1988 with the release of NWA's Straight Outta Compton. nwa-straight-outta-comptonAs of 1988, the top-selling hip hop albums of all time were Run D.M.C.’s Raising Hell and the Beastie Boys’ License to Ill, both released in 1987.  But the music scene was about to get a shake up with the introduction of gangsta rap. And it would happen on this day in 1988 with the release of NWA's Straight Outta Compton. Till then, rap hadn't strayed far from being party music.  Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five had established hip hop’s potential for social commentary with ...

Modern Family Getting Guest Stars this Season

screenshot-www.ew.com 2016-08-04 20-50-56 Martin Short and Nathan Fillion will both have story arcs in the upcoming 8th season of Modern Family.   Both actors are coming off of cancelled series', although Fillion's "Castle" was far more successful than that of Short's partial season of "Mulroney". Shorts role is yet to be known, but Fillion will play a weatherman aptly Rainer Shine who finds himself sucked into the shenanigans of the Dunphy family that we all love so well. Short also has a project coming up in which he'll star in NB...

Kevin James Sells Delray Beach Mansion

The King of Queens star has unloaded his Florida home for a whopping $26.38 million!  Kevin James and his wife, Steffiana, put the home on the market in February for $28 mil, but settled for a slight million and half price cut. James’ home is an elaborate Mediterranean-style estate with 8 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms and 26,000 square feet of living space on more than an acre of beach view land. ISdsuaj4gfgqcq1000000000The King of Queens star has unloaded his Florida home for a whopping $26.38 million!  Kevin James and his wife, Steffiana, put the home on the market in February for $28 mil, but settled for a slight million and half price cut. James’ home is an elaborate Mediterranean-style estate with 8 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms and 26,000 square feet of living space on more than an acre of beach view land. Photos via Zillow [gallery ids="163636,163637,163638,163639,163640,163641,163642,163643,163644,163645,163646,163647,163648,163649,163...

Movie & TV News Round Up

asdfa   Rebel Wilson will star in a remake of the 1988 hit Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Steve Martin and Michael Caine teamed up in the original “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” which follows two con men trying to swindle a heiress out of her money. ****** ABC has picked up all four of its retro game show revivals for another season: “Match Game,” “$100,000 Pyramid,” “Celebrity Family Feud,” and “To Tell the Truth,” entertainment president Channing Dungey announced at the network’s TCA ...

On This Day in History: Murder

Lizzie Borden took an axe, And gave her mother forty whacks; When she saw what she had done, She gave her father forty-one. screenshot-www.blogcdn.com 2016-08-04 13-18-19Lizzie Borden took an axe, And gave her mother forty whacks; When she saw what she had done, She gave her father forty-one. On this day in history, August 4th, 1892, to be exact, Andrew and Abby Borden were murdered in their home. The chief suspect, Andrews daughter (Abby's step daughter) Lizzie.  Though a jury of her peers could not see fit to convict a good Christian girl of murder, it is well believed to this day that she was the culprit. Motives vary, but it's believed hostility in t...

US Olympic Basketball Team Staying on Yacht in Rio

Actually, yachts an understatement. It's a cruise ship, to be specific. While the rest of the US athletes are left navigating the yet completed Olympic Village, the millionaire filled US Men's basketball team is enjoying a luxury cruise ship, moored on the Port of Rio. None of which should shock anyone familiar with US pro sports players. screenshot-www.dailymail.co.uk 2016-08-03 12-26-07Actually, yachts an understatement. It's a cruise ship, to be specific. While the rest of the US athletes are left navigating the yet completed Olympic Village, the millionaire filled US Men's basketball team is enjoying a luxury cruise ship, moored on the Port of Rio. None of which should shock anyone familiar with US pro sports players. The DailyMail.com provided photos of the 196' ship, which became a temporary home to players like Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony and Kyrie Irving.  Meanwhile, bac...

Patton Oswalt Opens up about Wife’s Death

  [caption id="attachment_163603" align="aligncenter" width="668"]screenshot-a57.foxnews.com 2016-08-03 11-42-33  [caption id="attachment_163603" align="aligncenter" width="668"] Patton Oswalt with wife Michelle McNamara[/caption] Comedian and actor Patton Oswalt posted a very personal and emotional letter on his facebook, three months after his wife, crime writer Michelle McNamara, died in her sleep on April 21. Patton, who has openly suffered from depression for decades, opened the letter by noting how his grief made his depression seem so small. And how for the last 102 days he's been able to focus only...