Stewart writes: Billy and Ali are delighted to announce the birth of their son, Jack William Boyd. Jack was born on the 26th April and weighed in at very healthy 6lbs 10oz. Both mother and child are doing very, very well and Billy is exceptional proud of them both. Great happiness!
TORN and her fans all wish Billy and Ali the best!
The folks from Billy’s Loons Charities write: We would like to announce an auction of a super cool, orginally designed baseball-style shirt (“The World is Joyful with Trees”) from the Project-Monaghan store, signed by Billy Boyd. All proceeds from the auction will go to the Scottish Youth Theatre, www.scottishyouththeatre.org, where Billy Boyd is a Patron, and Billy’s Loons Charities is a Sponsor. Many thanks to Billy Boyd for signing the shirt at the One Ring Celebration (ORC) 2006 in Pasadena, and to Auntie Nu for the photograph! Click here to see the shirt and bid. [More]
Dominic Monaghan’s Golden Globe winning show ‘Lost’ is on tonight at 9PM EST on ABC. TORN’s chatroom now has a special ‘Lost’ screening room, login to #lost at 9PM and watch with fans from around the country! [ABC.com] [TORN Chat]
Celebriel reports: Vacaville’s second Middle Earth Festival, April 21-23, 2006, offered a weekend full of varied activities to appeal to both die-hard Ringers and novices alike, including music and song, crafts, Tolkien discussion forums, and fun stuff including a costume contest, trivia contest, Hairy Foot contest, Gollum impersonation contest (one entry form to be shared by both personalities), evening party, and slide show of the New Zealand film locations. Also on scene were lots of Ren-Faire type vendors, food vendors, and, of course, Downtown Vacaville’s own many shops and restaurants. [More]
So what’s with all the head-banging bookworms? Brazilian heavy-metal band Sepultura released Dante XXI, an album based on Dante’s Divine Comedy. And Mastodon recently became metal’s newest stars with Leviathan, a Moby Dick-inspired album with songs such as “I Am Ahab” and “Seabeast.” With its preoccupation with evil, dry ice and alternately shrieking and growling vocals, heavy metal has come by its goofball image honestly. But wearing leather and spikes doesn’t mean you don’t crack open a book occasionally. [More]
Deenan writes: OK, the date was rumored wrong. Elijah Wood’s stint on MTV’s “Punk’d” was not last night (April 24th) but will be aired on Monday May 1st @10:00pm EST. For sure this time. Really! I’ll send along the link to the show’s website again, but it doesn’t show the actual times or guests. But after seeing the previews on last night’s episode, they did mention he will be on this Monday the 1st. [More]