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Aubrey Plaza to Voice Grumpy Cat in Lifetime Movie ‘Worst Christmas Ever’

In what could be the most perfect and appropriate casting of all time, Aubrey Plaza, known for playing constantly "over it" April Ludgate on 'Parks and Recreation,' is set to voice Grumpy Cat in Lifetime's Grumpy Cat movie! That's why we're so lively and colorful right now.

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‘Men, Women & Children’ Trailer: The Price of Living in a Digital World

We got a first look at Jason Reitman's latest effort before TIFF 2014 with a non-speaking 'Men, Women & Children' trailer, but since it screened at the film festival to mixed reviews, a new one has, appropriately, debuted online.

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‘SNL’ Season 40 Returns Bill Hader as October Host with Musical Guest Hozier

Early reports on 'SNL' season 40's inaugural three hosts pegged 'Guardians of the Galaxy star Chris Pratt and comedian Sarah Silverman, though it seems reports of series alum Bill Murray were only half-right. 'SNL' has indeed tapped a legendary departed cast member for its third season 40 host, that of more recent alumni Bill Hader!

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Grand Rapids Included in Allstate’s “Life Can Surprise You” Campaign

Allstate, the insurance folks, announced the launch of its "Life Can Surprise You" campaign focusing on the unique needs of families and individuals experiencing "firsts."

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‘Paranormal Activity 5′ Titled ‘The Ghost Dimension,’ Set for March 2015

If you're still interested in the idea of a 'Paranormal Activity 5,' you may not be after you hear its new title. Paramount Pictures not only announced the fifth installment's release date for 2015, but also that we'll apparently be entering 'The Ghost Dimension.'

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Dan Aykroyd Wants ‘Ghostbusters’ to Be Like Marvel’s Cinematic Universe

Ever since the Marvel Cinematic Universe became a huge success, there were immediate imitators trying to follow that same model. From the 'Justice League' films to 'Amazing Spider-Man' and, heck, even the upcoming 'Star Wars' movies. It all seemed a bit much, to be honest. But, this latest news might take the cake (or donut?) when it comes to biting style. Dan Aykroyd, the only one involved with the original 'Ghostbusters' who seems to want to have anything to do with the new 'Ghostbusters' says he wants to relaunch the franchise following the Marvel "shared universe" strategy.

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Photo courtesy of CityFlatsHotel
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ArtPrize 2014: Arena District Preview’s Tonight

ArtPrize 2014 doesn't start for a week, but there have already been many opportunities to view art and meet ArtPrize artists.

Arena District is hosting their ArtPrize preview tonight.

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TNT Secures TV Rights to ‘Avengers 2′ and Four Future Marvel Movies

If you thought studios securing release dates years in advance for movies that don't even have titles yet was crazy, you haven't seen anything yet. Now, television networks are now buying the rights to air those untitled movies years before they're even released in theaters. Specifically, TNT has signed on the dotted line with Marvel Studios to air the next five Marvel movies, which includes 'Avengers 2,' 'Captain America 3,' 'Ant-Man' and, um, two others.

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Beer City USA Needs Your Vote!

USA Today's 10Best.com is holding their annual poll in search of the "Best Beer Town in the USA" and Grand Rapids needs your vote!

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West Michigan RV Outlet Show Highlights How RVers Save On Vacations [Sponsored Post]

A new study just out last week shows that recreational vehicle vacations cost less than other forms of vacation travel, even when factoring in fuel prices and the cost of RV ownership.

The study found savings of 27 percent to 62 percent for a four-person group and 15 percent to 48 percent for two-person group, according to the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association.

Narrow down the RV -- or RVs -- to do some vacation travel or camping in by checking out the West Michigan RV Outlet Show, which runs Thursday through Sunday -- Sept. 18 to 21 -- at Fifth Third Ballpark, 4500 West River Drive NE just off U.S. 131 in Comstock Park.

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Snickers Visits on Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Snickers the Cute, came by 100.5 The River to visit Andy Rent's "Andy in the Morning" show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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ArtPrize 2014: Venue Curators Pick Their Favorite Entries at Other Venues

With 1,536 entries at ArtPrize 2014 a few suggestions on where to go and what to see are welcome.

View suggestions from curators of some of ArtPrize's top venues.

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