#ICYMI on TheWrap: 10 of the Week's Top Showbiz Stories

#ICYMI on TheWrap: 10 of the Week's Top Showbiz Stories

In case you missed it, Hollywood mourned the loss of Cory Monteith, SyFy's "Sharknado" stirred up tornado of tweets, and Rolling Stone offended an entire city

Cory Monteith Appreciation: First an Addict, Then a Gleeful Innocent
The "Glee" star turned to acting to escape his troubled past, but unfortunately, the life he thought he had left behind caught back up with him. TheWrap fondly remembers Monteith's best musical performances on "Glee" and looks forward to watching him in his final film role. Watch preview.

'Sharknado' Gives Massive Online Boost to Syfy, Tara Reid and Ian Ziering
The "American Pie" and "90210" stars, respectively, can thank a tornado of terribly CGI-animated sharks for making them relevant in pop culture, again. And they can thank their agents if they get to reprise their roles in what will most likely be an even more ridiculous sequel.

Asiana Airlines Plans to Sue KTVU-TV Over Racist Reporting Error
While Asiana's lawyers are busy calculating how much money racial insensitivity can cost a television station, KTVU-TV still won't reveal who pranked its news team, while the NTSB has relieved an over-anxious summer intern of his or her duties after confirming four (glaringly obvious) fake name. 

'View' Host Jenny McCarthy's Vaccine-Autism Claims: Beauty Versus Science
In America, everyone is entitled to their own beliefs — unless you're on television, apparently.

How 'The Conjuring' Propelled Director James Wan From Torture Porn to Vin Diesel
The director's latest horror film cost only $19 million to make — more than the cost all of his previous films put together — so why is Universal trusting him with the sequel to "Fast & Furious 6," a summer tentpole that cost $160 million to make?

'R.I.P.D.': Haven't We Seen These 'Men in Black' Before? (Photos)
Speaking of Universal blockbusters, find out why you probably already own the studio's latest release on DVD — and why it's only on track to make less than $15 million this weekend.

Why Does Rush Limbaugh Even Want to Say the N-Word?
What's up with white people fighting for the right to say this word? While Limbaugh may not have intended to sound racist while discussing the N-word on his radio program, Trayvon Martin's friend and murder trial witness, Rachel Jeantel, sure thought he did.

Why the Boston Bomber Cover Controversy Helps Rolling Stone
Top public relations professionals tell TheWrap that one week of bad press is worth enduring for the sake of the magazine's edgy brand of journalism.

Behind the 'Paranormal' Date Change: Latino Spin-Off Coming, '5' Doesn't Exist Yet (Exclusive): 
Movie audiences will experience more "Paranormal Activity" from Paramount Pictures in January, but it's not the sequel they were necessarily expecting.

The Netflix Revolution: Emmy Voters Embrace Change That Lifts All Ships
Netflix's risk in original programming was rewarded with 14 emmy nomiations, while one of NBC's funniest comedy, "Parks and Rec," was among the snubbed and Matthew LeBlanc was just one of many Emmy surprises.

And now, here are two stories you don't necessarily need to read. But you know you want to.

NY Mets Star Matt Harvey Asks Fans What They Think of Matt Harvey During Fallon Segment (Video)
Fans love him. They just don't know what he looks like.

Syfy's 'Ghost Shark' Trailer Raises Specter of Awesome Cheesiness (Video)
Sharks can do and be anything SyFy wants, apparently.