Archive: Jun 2009

Quickies!: Is This The Next Chris Brown?

Aubrey “Drake” Graham, Rihanna’s rumored boyfriend, has scored a record deal with Young Money and Universal Republic. And like Rihanna, he has collaborated with Kanye West and Jay-Z. [Perez Hilton]…

Annika Harris | June 30, 2009 - 9:00 pm

Olay Taps Twiggy

Who says only sexy-young-things like Bar Rafaeli and Beyonce can sell beauty crap? The U.K.’s Daily Mail is reporting that Olay has just named the almost 60-year-old model Twiggy as…

Nina Carbone | June 30, 2009 - 8:50 pm

Throw Your Child A Swine Flu Party!

We’ve heard of chicken pox parties, where parents get their healthy kids together with ones who have the pox hoping that they’ll pick up the germies. The idea is, since…

Justine Fields | June 30, 2009 - 8:40 pm

Chillax At The Beach In The Ostrich Chair

It has been a while since I brought you anything seriously wacky from the blogosphere. I hit a dry spell. This time I have found something pretty nutty. Actually, I…

Ali Jawin | June 30, 2009 - 8:30 pm

Love Vandal: The Feeling Doesn’t Always Pertain To Human Beings — Or Living Things

Have you seen graffiti that’s kind of sweet (even if it is against the law)? Send your pic to

Catherine Strawn | June 30, 2009 - 8:20 pm

Don’t Mess With A Pissed Off Supermodel

Word out of the Paris police department is ’90s supermodel Karen Mulder was arrested for “threatening to attack her plastic surgeon.” Oui, really. Apparently Karen took prank-calling to a whole…

Nina Carbone | June 30, 2009 - 8:10 pm

Drop The Dough! Nestle Tollhouse Cookie Dough Contains Deadly E. Coli Strain!

Put down the cookie dough! Last week, Nestlé recalled 30,000 cases of their delicious refrigerated cookie dough when the Food and Drug Administration linked dozens of E. coli cases to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 30, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Scientific Study: Do You Have What Men Want?

Let’s get science-y. I read this study today about how women can be attracted to a number of different things, physically. (I am assuming this study was done in the… | June 30, 2009 - 7:50 pm

Cheetos, Cats, & Other Items Used As Weapons

How exactly can Cheetos be used as a weapon? It’s not 100% clear from the police report, but evidently Chester’s delicious cheese doodles somehow figured into a domestic assault when…

Justine Fields | June 30, 2009 - 7:40 pm

Woman Allegedly Punched By NYC Cop

A NYC cop allegedly punched a woman, grabbed her breasts and told her he was going to “treat her like a woman.”

Chrissie Brodigan, 32, tells Gothamist she exited…

Jessica Wakeman | June 30, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Get Hot Goods (In More Than One Way) For Cheap!

Screw eBay, this morning on the “The Today Show” we learned of an auction site way better (and cheaper) than Meg Whitman’s site. Retired Detective Tom Lane came up with…

Nina Carbone | June 30, 2009 - 7:20 pm

Shooting For Sperm

In “you are nastier than sin” news, word is that some woman is selling the semen of pro athletes to (desperate) women who yearn to have a baby by a…

BET | June 30, 2009 - 7:10 pm

Quick Pic: How Many Hail Marys Will This Ad Agency Be Saying?

The British Advertising Standards Authority banned this Federici ice cream ad after readers complained about the nun’s “seductive pose.” Yeah, we don’t like thinking about what she was going to…

Jessica Wakeman | June 30, 2009 - 6:49 pm

Album Drop: New Releases From Moby, Jeremih, Rob Thomas, and Wilco

It’s new release Tuesday, so it’s time to take the latest tunes for a spin. This week’s big releases are from electronic madman, Moby, Midwestern guitar slingers, Wilco, sensitive man…

Simcha | June 30, 2009 - 6:40 pm

Five Love Lessons From “Gone With The Wind”

Today marks the 73rd anniversary of the publishing of Margaret Mitchell’s epic Civil War novel, Gone With The Wind. I’ve read the book 20 times (that’s 20,960 pages in total,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 30, 2009 - 6:30 pm

5-Year-Old Is Sole Survivor Of A Plane Crash

Yemenia Airways Flight 626 very sadly crashed early this morning in the Indian Ocean. And of the 142 passengers and 11 crewmembers on board, the sole survivor is a 5-year-old…

Justine Fields | June 30, 2009 - 6:20 pm

The 2010 Met Ball Is Gonna Be Mini

With the Metropolitan Musuem of Art cutting fourteen percent of it’s staff (169 employees, to be exact) and the economy, well, continuing to not do so hot, there’s a big,…

Nina Carbone | June 30, 2009 - 6:10 pm

Vibe Magazine Folds

The demise of the magazine industry continues. VIBE magazine has folded. This comes just after fellow music magazine Blender went the way of the gun, so this loss was not…

Deborah Findling | June 30, 2009 - 6:00 pm

Vanity Fair Says McCain Aides Disliked Sarah Palin As Much As (Some Of Us) Did

Vanity Fair doesn’t tell us anything that Palin-watchers (er, Palin-stomachers) didn’t already know.

called the McCain/Palin ticket “a marriage of convenience”—and a “fiasco.”…

Jessica Wakeman | June 30, 2009 - 5:47 pm
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