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Twilight Inspired Baby Names

Posted in twilight with tags , , , on May 8, 2010 by chasingcullens
This Year's Top Baby Names are 'Twilight' Inspired!

Babies born in 2009 or 2010 may have Twilight to thank for their names!

According to a report by the Social Security Administration, “Isabella” is the top name for baby girls and “Jacob” is the most popular for boys.

“Cullen” also jumped up 297 spots and was the name with the biggest jump, while “Edward” moved up 11 spots.

FYI: “Miley” and “Jonas” were both popular last year but have since dropped on the charts.

Check out the complete list at the Social Security website – you can even see how your own name ranks!

JustJared

Twilight Guys Can Turn Duchovny Gay

Posted in twilight, vampire, Wolf Pack with tags on May 3, 2010 by chasingcullens

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Join the club. “Californication” star David Duchovny sure knows how to get the media whipped into a frenzy.

Duchovny told Empire magazine that there are definitely some male stars he would go gay for and when it comes to “Twilight,” he’s not picky.

“Oh, and anyone in the ‘Twilight’ movies,” Duchovny said going down his list of stars he’d go gay for. “I don’t know any of their names, but all of them. The wolves, the vampires, they’re all fantastic.”

Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner, don’t freak out! The Dish Rag gets that he was probably joking, but it still paints a pretty exciting scene, no?

So, who else tops Duchovny’s list of men he’d switch teams for?

“I think Woody Allen is one of a long list of men I might go gay for,” Duchovny says.

TheDishRag

PFach In Washington

Posted in Eclipse, twilight with tags on April 26, 2010 by chasingcullens

Peter Facinelli touched down this morning in Washington DC, where he’s representing the Cullens at a three-day Twilight convention after Kellan Lutz had to pull out due to a scheduling conflict. Peter’s arriving just in time to discuss the many highlights of the Cullen-filled latest Eclipse trailer with the fans during his appearance today. Peter is taking a brief detour from his responsibilities at the Tribeca Film Festival in NYC. He’s one of the cinema event’s famous jurors, along with Jessica Alba and Twitter founder Jack Dorsey.

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Dr Carlisle Cullen In Forbes Fictional List!

Posted in stephenie meyer, twilight, vampire with tags on April 15, 2010 by chasingcullens
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Carlisle & Bella in ‘The Twilight Saga: New Moon’ – Summit Ent.

When you were reading the Twilight series, did you ever estimate how much the Cullens were worth?

Carlisle is a successful doctor, and Alice can predict the future. Not to mention, Jasper apparently has behind-the-scenes business deals going on with sweaty lawyers and such.

So, how much did you come up with?

Was it even in the ballpark (sorry, bad Twilight pun here) of $34.5 billion?

Well, that’s what Forbes has pinned the great Doctor Cullen as worth, putting him atop their “Fictional 15” list of most affluent fictional characters.

Mr. Burns, that infamously rich miser from The Simpsons, ranked in at number twelve with only (hah) $1.3 billion.

About Dr. Carlisle Cullen, Forbes says the following:

Immortal vampire and small-town doctor has quietly amassed a fortune over three centuries. In 1670 received generous handout from Italian friends; put savings in bank, reaped billions in compound interest. Made shrewd long-term investments in steel, gold, oil, thanks to prescience of daughter turned financial advisor Alice; saw recessions coming, invested early in Wal-Mart, Apple. Earned doctor’s salary for 340 years without paying for groceries, health care expenses. Avoids sunshine and public displays of wealth, but owns several valuable properties, including yacht, private island, collection of Renaissance art. New member.

Cute story, huh?

That’s not all.

Forbes went onto make a newsy outline of how Cullen amassed his riches, a snippet of which goes like so:

Sources who requested anonymity out of fear of retaliation say that an unruly troop of London vampires converted Cullen into a vampire in 1663 (the alleged vampires did not return repeated calls for comment). Repulsed by his new form, Cullen feasted solely on animal blood and coined himself a “vegetarian.” It was during an ensuing stint in Italy that Cullen initially hooked up with the deep-pocketed Volturi coven. The closest thing to vampire royalty, Aro, Marcus and Caius Volturi showered their new friend with valuable gifts and Baroque paintings in an effort to persuade Cullen to drink from humans.

Even cuter still, Forbes made a video report of the selection.

I think Forbes takes the win for most unique, fun, and thorough story.

Apparently Peter Facinelli (who portrays the character in the Twilight film series) agrees. This morning he played along and tweeted the following about the story: “Thanks Fictional Forbes… Now I’ve got to go into fictional hiding from the Volturi.”

Too darn cute.

Examiner

Twilight Saga Among Most Challenged Books

Posted in Breaking Dawn, Eclipse, New Moon, twilight with tags on April 15, 2010 by chasingcullens

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Stephenie Meyer’s “Twilight” series is a worldwide phenomenon, with millions of copies in print, two hit movie adaptations, at least two more on the way, and merchandise ranging from T-shirts to body pillows.

Apparently some people aren’t too happy about all that.

The “Twilight” series made the American Library Association’s list of the most frequently challenged books of 2009. The group tracks formal complaints filed against libraries and schools from people who, for whatever reason, want a book removed from shelves. Despite its reputation as a relatively chaste human-vampire romance, the series has drawn complaints for being “sexually explicit” and “unsuited to age group.”

On the other hand, it also drew challenges for its “religious viewpoint.” So which is it, stiflers of free expression?

No. 1 on the library association’s 2009 list is the “IM” series by Lauren Myracle — books written as a series of instant-message conversations between three teenage friends and involve sex and drugs as well as the usual high-school drama. “And Tango Makes Three,” a children’s book about two male penguins who are given an egg to care for — and which is based on a true story of two penguins at the Central Park Zoo in New York — is No. 2.

Classics like “Catcher in the Rye,” “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “The Color Purple” are also on the hit list.

TheDishRag

Rob & Kristen Cutest On Screen Couple

Posted in Eclipse, New Moon, twilight with tags , on April 12, 2010 by chasingcullens

Kristen + Rob

There’s no cutest movie couple countdown without a spot for KStew and RPattz. Do we have to spell it out at this point? They convinced us once in Twilight, they made it even more clear in New Moon and judging by the Eclipse trailers, they’re about to hit us over the head again with the fact that these two are made for each other. No protests over here! We could gaze into Edward’s eyes from Bella’s point of view every day for the rest of our lives!

Alloy

Oprah Looking For Twi Hards!

Posted in Eclipse, New Moon, twilight, vampire, Wolf Pack with tags on April 12, 2010 by chasingcullens

The Twilight phenomenon has come to the attention of the world’s leading cultural guru, Oprah Winfrey. Although she has no interest in publicity herself, she is anxious to explore the roots of this “Twilight” addition, and has announced a casting call for a show featuring the diehards who follow the “Twilight” saga, the books, the movies and of course, stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart.

So, if the words “New Moon,” “Eclipse,” “Breaking Dawn” or just “RPatz” have a special meaning for you, like the meaning a life-presever has to a drowning man, then Oprah wants to hear from you. She promises you a chance to have your say, and hints that there could possibly be some members of the “Twilight” cast on that very same show. OMG!

You’ll have to write a 2,000-character note to Oprah about how “Twilight” has affected you or your family, and you must be willing to appear on “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”

So, my fellow fanatics, go to her “Oprah Winfrey Show Twilight Fan Search” web page and start writing.

IrishCentral