Topic: Steve Jobs

Ashton Kutcher’s Steve Jobs Diet Sent Him To The Hospital, Was His Body’s Way Of Telling Him Not To Act

Ashton Kutcher's Steve Jobs Diet Sent Him To The Hospital, Was His Body's Way Of Telling Him Not To Act

Ashton Kutcher, professional prankster/Charlie Sheen stand-in/tool, can now add another item to his resume — method actor. To prepare for his latest role in Jobs, Ashton took “Apple” a little too literally and adopted Steve Jobs’ “fruit diet” to really get into character. The move sent Ashton straight to the top, and by “the top” I of course mean “the hospital.” More »

Kanye West Received Two Mice For Father’s Day, And I Guess I Should Elaborate

Kanye West Received Two Mice For Father's Day, And I Guess I Should Elaborate

Even though I’m sure his bundle of joy North West was the ultimate Father’s Day gift, in that she was born the day before Father’s Day, you can’t just leave Kanye empty-handed on a day named after him. Yes, Father’s Day is named after him, in that he is now a father, in the same way Christmas is named after him in that he is a Christ figure. Yeez-louise, get with the program. More »

Watch Kelso From That ’70s Show Freak Out About Computers In The First Clip From jOBS

Watch Kelso From That '70s Show Freak Out About Computers In The First Clip From jOBS

If you, like me, have been lying awake at night wondering whether Ashton Kutcher was going to pull off the role of Steve Jobs in Jobs biopic jOBS, or if he was going to do a bad job because his intense handsomeness and bubbly himbo nature would get in the way, wonder no more. The first clip from the movie has just been released, and it is…informative. More »

What Kind of Cancer Did Steve Jobs Have? And Other Questions About His Death

What Kind of Cancer Did Steve Jobs Have? And Other Questions About His Death

This is a post from our sister site, Blisstree.

Steve Jobs died Wednesday of a rare type of cancer, just weeks after receiving a liver transplant and stepping down from his long-time position as Apple’s CEO after saying that he “could no longer meet [his] duties and expectations as Apple CEO.” But while we’ll likely be learning from his example in business and tech for decades to come, it doesn’t seem like we’ll be learning nearly so much about his cancer or treatment. He survived far longer than doctors predicted — initially, they only gave him three to six months to live — but Jobs was so secretive about his illness and treatment that little is known about his rare form of cancer (called ‘islet cell neuroendocrine tumor’). Here are the answers we do have about his battle with cancer and his death:

What kind of cancer did Steve Jobs have?

Jobs first announced to his employees that he’d been diagnosed with a tumor in his pancreas in 2004, and received what’s commonly called a “whipple procedure” to remove the tumor in July of the same year. More »