Nothing can pack the pressure like organized social media -- and actor Christian Bale is certainly feeling it. A Facebook campaign is asking the Batman star to visit kids who were hurt in last week's shooting during a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises where 12 were killed and 8 were injure ... More >>
Tough times at Stately Wayne Manor? Holy Hamburgers, Batman! Say it ain't so! A man outfitted in the not-memorable-at-all disguise of a Batman mask and false vampire teeth entered a McDonald's in nearby Belmont at around 9 p.m. last night. It's unclear what device man pulled from his utility belt ... More >>
Never one to be left out of a media shark attack, I scored my own interview with Gavin Newsom last week to talk about what's next for San Francisco. What follows is the unedited transcript. BENJAMIN: "Hey, are you Gavin Newsom?"
NEWSOM: "Yeah. It's a pleasure to meet you."
BENJAMIN: "How ... More >>
While perusing the New York Times Magazine's 26.3 billion-word article on the (wo)men who would rule California -- which may well spur the rest of us to consider the merits of Nevada, Oregon, or Arizona -- a thought hit us. Not an important thought, but a thought nevertheless.For reasons unknown, se ... More >>
Alvin and the Chipmunks will return this year in a Squeakuel, unfortunately.Not every sequel can be The Empire Strikes Back or even Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo, and there seems to be a disproportionate amount of potentially rotten ones coming out in 2009. None of these turkeys would have gotten t ... More >>