That's radical, dude ...
With an assault weapon in each hand, rocker and gun rights advocate Ted Nugent urged National Rifle Association members to be "hardcore, radical extremists demanding the right to self-defense."
Speaking at the NRA's annual convention in Houston Saturday, Nugent said each NRA member should try to enroll 10 new members over the next year and associate only with other members.
Nugent sang and played a guitar painted with red and white stripes for the crowd at Houston's downtown convention center.
He drew the most cheers when he told gun owners they should never give up their right to bear arms and should use their guns to protect themselves.
"Remember the Alamo! Shoot 'em!" he screamed to applause. "To show you how radical I am, I want carjackers dead. I want rapists dead. I want burglars dead. I want child molesters dead. I want the bad guys dead. No court case. No parole. No early release. I want 'em dead. Get a gun and when they attack you, shoot 'em."
Calling it quits ...
"Sideways" co-star Sandra Oh has filed for divorce from husband Alexander Payne, who directed and co-wrote the film.
Oh, 34, filed a petition for divorce Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court and asked for spousal support. She and Payne, 44, were married in January 2003 and have no children, court records said.
The couple met five years ago and announced their separation last month.
Payne won an Oscar for the screenplay of "Sideways," about two friends' wine-tasting trip through Santa Barbara County vineyards. He also directed "Election," "About Schmidt" and "Citizen Ruth."
Oh stars in ABC's television series "Grey's Anatomy."
Presidential portrayal ...
Keith Carradine as George W. Bush?
Carradine, who appeared in such cult Robert Altman films as "Nashville" and "Thieves Like Us" as well as on Broadway in "The Will Rogers Follies," will portray the president in the American premiere of David Hare's play about the lead-up to the American invasion of Iraq in 2003.
The drama, which will open June 5 in Mark Taper Forum, also stars Julian Sands as British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Preview performances begin May 25.
"Stuff Happens" had its world premiere last September at London's National Theatre, where it opened to positive reviews. The American production, directed by Gordon Davidson, will also feature Dakin Matthews as Vice President Dick Cheney, John Michael Higgins as Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld, Tyrees Allen as former Secretary of State Colin Powell and Lorraine Toussaint as Condoleezza Rice.
She can't remember ...
Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow says she has lost her memory since having a baby, reports Ananova.com.
The 32-year-old star says she can no longer remember her lines since giving birth to Apple last May.
"I used to be excellent and then I had a baby and I can't remember anything," she said. "I used to have a fantastic memory, and now I can't remember what day it is."
Shortly after Apple's birth, she said she would take a break from acting so as not to miss out on spending time with her daughter and her husband, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin.
But Paltrow has since returned to work to star in the film adaptation of Augusten Burroughs' novel "Running with Scissors" in which she plays the daughter of a lunatic psychiatrist.