Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap

Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (Wireless Flash) – Indie director Kevin Smith includes references to the Star Wars flicks in almost all his movies – and now, Star Wars is returning the favor. Hasbro toys has hired Smith to direct commercials for two new Star Wars board games.

SYDNEY, Australia – “Aussie Osbourne?” That’s what Undercover.com is calling the Osbournes’ nanny, Melinda Varga. Varga tells the website that people usually don’t recognize her on the street, though she admits a lot of people come up to her and say, “You are really familiar.”

NEW YORK – Martha Stewart is known as a “mean perfectionist” but she tells Rosie magazine that she can’t be that bad a boss since she’s had the same housekeeper for 18 years and the same driver for 20.

NEW YORK – Buffy The Vampire Slayer may soon be “Dawn The Vampire Slayer.” Sarah Michelle Geller tells TV Guide.com that the show may continue on with another slayer and predicts that the next season will focus on Buffy teaching her little sister Dawn how to kill vampires.

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands – Indiana Hugh? George Lucas tells the Dutch magazine Vara that Steven Spielberg will direct a fourth Indiana Jones movie and the character will have a son. Insiders say Lucas may be considering X-Men star Hugh Jackman.

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