Archive: Jul 2009

Vanity iPhone App Says You’re Ugly!

The Vanity iPhone app is the latest application to confuse us because it somehow judges “beauty.” All you have to do is import a face-forward, close-up photo into the app, and it will instruct you to mark certain areas of your face, like the outline of your nose and the bottom-center of your chin. Then,…

By: Annika Harris / July 31, 2009

Quickies!: Jeremy Piven Has Ideas For An Entourage Movie

Entourage” star Jeremy Piven sat down for an interview with CNN and mentioned that he is “no longer a sucker” and has “some great ideas” for a movie about the hit HBO show. [CNN] – I bet you do, Jeremy! And I have some great ideas for our life together!
A viral video featuring…

By: Carrie Wasterlain / July 30, 2009

Watch Out, Hackers Could Take Over Your iPhone!!!

To all of you who have ever engaged in the BlackBerry versus iPhone debate, well, I hate to say it, but BlackBerry-toting owners are laughing today. It appears that the iPhone has a major flaw—it can be hacked via text messages. I know, I know, it’s terrifying. But try to remain calm. Take a dee…

By: Nikki Dowling / July 30, 2009

Get Tested For STDs And Win An iPod Or Wii!

Want a new iPod? Or a Wii? Or a Fujitsu laptop? Get tested for STDs! In a new attempt to get England’s sexually rampant youth out of the bedroom and into a clinic, Britain’s National Health Service is entering folks who get tested in raffles for expensive high-tech toys and even weekend getaways. Why? Because…

By: Daniela Guernica / July 30, 2009

Rad (Hourani) Clothes On The Cheap

We already love the young, Paris-based designer Rad Hourani’s aesthetic–which, as WWD puts it best, is all about “experimental cuts and hard-edged rocker-Goth vibe.” The $500 to $5,000 price tags? Eh, not so much. So we’re completely overjoyed to hear that Rad by Rad Hourani is coming to a store (or website) near us soon.

By: Erin Flaherty / July 30, 2009

WTF?! Nike Releases Will Ferrell Sneaker

Nike has released a new version of the SB Dunk Low inspired by Will Ferrell‘s Ron Burgundy character in “Anchorman.” We’ve seen very few things as fugly as these shoes. Was it really necessary to have burgundy suede, striped polyester, tan suede, white leather, and a bright yellow Nike Swoop all on the same sneaker?

By: Annika Harris / July 30, 2009

Quick Pic: On The Road Again

Britney Spears is driving again. Consider yourself warned. [Los Angeles, 7/30/09]…

By: Simcha / July 30, 2009

We Time Our Blinking So We Don’t Miss The Action

Us humans have to blink, and we need to do it often. But while we watch movies, it appears we switch it up. Apparently, when sitting in a movie theater, we slow down our blinking, doing it enough to keep our eyes moist, but not enough to make us miss too much of the action.

By: Nikki Dowling / July 30, 2009

Perpetually Pregnant Mother Tries To Keep Her 14th Baby

A woman in England is giving OctoMom, the Gosselins, and the Duggars a run for their money. Theresa Winters is pregnant with her 14th child, but she’s never actually raised any of her other 13 kids past the age of two. Social Services keeps taking them! After the perpetually-pregnant mother was “taken into care” whe…

By: Daniela Guernica / July 30, 2009

Crave: Rain Pumps Keep You High And Dry

Here on the East Coast, we’ve been experiencing a bit of a bummer summer: rain when you least expect it and, well, more rain. And when it’s hot and pouring, the last thing we want to do is stick our feet into stuffy Wellies, not to mention lug them to work. Enter the City Slipper…

By: Leonora Epstein / July 30, 2009

Shiantology? We Propose Some Other Celebrity Religions.

And on the seventh day, they created Shiantology. That’s right, a group of fans has founded a religion based on Shia LaBeouf. Their mission statement says:”Characterized by a belief in the power of Shia’s spirit to clear itself of past painful experiences (in particular, hand smashing, car crashes, and drunken outbursts in Walgreens) through self-knowledge,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 30, 2009

“The Real World” Hits A New Low

Last night, I found myself watching “The Real World: Cancun,” which has failed to entertain ever since I realized it only made me feel sad about having missed the bisexuality boat. (Also, do you need to have a weird name, like Bronne or Jonna, to get cast on this show now?) So, you know how…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 30, 2009

Judd Apatow Writes Good Female Roles—For Leslie Mann

We’re sick and tired of the “Is Judd Apatow A Sexist Pig Because His Main Characters Are Loser Guys Who Date Women Who Are Too Good For Them?” debate.

No, he’s not. True, Katherine Heigl said “Knocked Up” was “a little sexist.” But that woman complains about everything.

Nevertheless, whether or not…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 30, 2009

Quick Pic: Bikinis Are The New Parisian Streetwear

Here’s how cereal brand Special K wants to motivate the French: “After my bikini challenge with Special K, the hardest thing is deciding.” Apparently, however, you only get four choices. [Mademoiselleaparis.com]…

By: Leonora Epstein / July 30, 2009

Woman Sends 34 Co-Workers To The Hospital By Spraying Stank Perfume

Okay, this makes no sense, but here goes. At a call bank center in Texas, 34 people were hospitalized after a woman gave herself a spritz of perfume. At first, a few people started complaining about feeling dizzy and short of breath. Pretty soon, a ton of people were feeling sick. Fire officials were called…

By: Nikki Dowling / July 30, 2009

Old, White Men Are Getting Fired First. Feels Good To Be A Woman?

It used to be that the newest and youngest workers were the first to go when times got tough. But that’s not how it’s been in this recession. A lot of old white dudes are being shown the door, and joblessness rates for peeps age 55 and older are the highest they’ve been since the…

By: Nikki Dowling / July 30, 2009

William Shatner Performs Sarah Palin’s Tweets, They Turn To Poetry

Fingers crossed, will obsession lead to romance betweenWilliam Shatner and Sarah Palin? On Monday night, Shatner did a spoken word performance as only the master of sexy slow talk can do, and last night on Conan O’Brien, he performed some of Palin’s tweets proving he needed no more than 140 word…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 30, 2009
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