What a Dick

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Early Wednesday morning, comedian Andy Dick was arrested for sexual battery and possession of controlled substances, after approaching a teenager outside the Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar in Murrieta, California and pulling off the teen’s shirt. It came as no surprise to police investigating the case that Dick appeared to be “extremely intoxicated” and had a pocket full of …

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Law & Order's Dick Wolf: No Damn Starbucks?!

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Dick Wolf, creator of the Law & Order mega-franchise, and NBC, a television network that at one time produced shows that people actually watched, are engaged in a protracted legal battle over the series’ “revenue, prestige, and legacy.” Wolf believes he’s been cheated on his fees and on bigger-picture issues like the number of …

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Phil Spector: You Know It’s Time to Call a Headhunter

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The D.A. prosecuting Phil Spector has found yet another woman who wants to testify that the famed producer threatened her life, according to a new motion that sets out facts similar to those alleged in the 2003 shooting death of actress Lana Clarkson. The new woman, Norma Kemper, was working as Spector’s assistant in 1996 when he took her out …

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Nick Santora: Producer, Prison Break

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What’s your current job? What other projects are you working on? The majority of my time is spent as a writer/co-executive producer on the Fox TV show “Prison Break.” I also created and serve as an executive producer on “Beauty & The Geek,” a reality show on The CW Network that is clearly based on my relationship with my wife. …

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You Can Take the Man Out of the Park…

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CNN reports that Richard Quest, the CNN International correspondent arrested in April for “loitering” at 3 a.m. in Central Park, returned from court-ordered rehab on Friday and is back at work. Though Nigel Pritchard, a spokesperson for CNN, claims that “We’re very pleased to have him back,” inside sources at CNN have expressed concern that Quest’s stint in rehab was …

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Josh Brolin: Thank God He’s Not Playing Dick Cheney

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Josh Brolin, shocked to discover that his starring role in Oliver Stone’s upcoming pic, “W,” centers on the most unpopular commander-in-chief in the history of the universe, and not, as his agent had originally told him, on the founder of the sexy, mid-priced hotel chain, lost control this weekend and was arrested for brawling in a bar in Shreveport, Louisiana, …

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