* The London 2012 Olympic games came to a close with a pop-powered Closing Ceremony, featuring, among other acts, a reunion of the Spice Girls. George Michael, star-in-the-making Emile Sande and Muse also performed.
* Jennifer Aniston said “yes” to boyfriend Justin Theroux’s marriage proposal, reportedly on his birthday – ah sweet!
* Alanis Morissette is preparing to release her latest album havoc and bright lights at the end of the month – listen to her new single Receive.
* Matt Damon may no longer be the star of The Bourne series anymore, but the latest film, The Bourne Legacy, still took the number one spot at the box office this past weekend.
* The Zombie Apocalypse is coming! Well, at least Paranorman is. The film that’s been called the most ambitious stop-motion animation to date hits cinemas this Friday.