Brooklyn Teens Shocked That Spike Lee Likes Money

Jeff Neumann · 11/02/10 05:07AM

A group of Brooklyn teens this summer took to the streets of Bed-Stuy to count billboards and posters that promote alcohol in their neighborhood. The most frequently spotted ad? "A Spike Lee Collaboration" with Absolut Vodka. How shocking!

Dictator Kids Still Living Obscenely in the US, Report Says

Ravi Somaiya · 02/04/10 05:56AM

Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, son of the Equatorial Guinean dictator managed to move $110 million into the US between 2004 and 2008, a senate investigation shows. Here's a picture we were given of him and his "million dollar watch."

Exclusive: Brad Grey's Next Court Battle Could Involve Investor Backlash

STV · 03/26/08 01:53PM

While we're generally for keeping all-around courtroom bore Brad Grey out of Hollywood's legal spotlight in the future, a source tells Defamer that the Paramount boss and his Viacom overlords could face mutiny from hedge-funders unhappy with the way their studio investment is shaking out. Specifically, we hear the money men behind Melrose Partners — which joined the 'Mount in 2004 under the Sherry Lansing/Jonathan Dolgen regime — may take legal action challenging the underperformance of its $231 million equity fund after Grey came aboard in early 2005.