Archive: Jul 2009

Jennifer Aniston Is A Puma

Jennifer Aniston will star in the upcoming film “Pumas,” directed by Wayne McClammy (yes, that is his name and it’s already funnier than this movie could ever be), about two thirtysomething women who make a habit of romancing younger men and “take a French skiing vacation that challenges their romantic expectations.” “Pumas,” for those not…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 30, 2009

Rachelle Lefevre Replaced By Bryce Dallas Howard In Third “Twilight” Movie

There’s something very fishy going on in “Twilight” land. Rachelle Lefevre, who played evil vampire Victoria in the first two flicks, has been replaced by Bryce Dallas Howard (aka, Ron Howard’s daughter) in the third film, “Eclipse.” Coincidentally, the third movie is when Victoria gets the most screen time. Summit Entertainment, the studio behind the…

Justine Fields / July 30, 2009

Quick Pic: Does Anyone Need Stirrup Socks?

Back when I was five years old, stirrup pants were my very favorite thing to wear in the world. Then, in middle school, I totally got on the knee socks bandwagon. Apparently VPL has combined the two items that covered my legs in years past to create a combination stirrup-legwarmer-sock thing, which they call “Knee…

Catherine Strawn / July 30, 2009

Today’s Lady News: Schwarzenegger Cuts All Of CA’s Funding For Domestic Violence Programs

California’s governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, cut all of the funding—$16.3 million in total—for domestic violence programs from the 2009-10 state budget. State Assembly members say many shelters rely on that funding for a substantial part of their support. [The San Bernadino Sun] — We understand CA’s in a budget crisis, but why are the neediest people…

Jessica Wakeman / July 30, 2009

Diane Keaton To Star On HBO Comedy As A Feminist Icon Running A Porn Mag

Diane Keaton will star in her own half-hour HBO series where she’ll play “a feminist icon who attempts to reignite the movement by starting a sexually explicit magazine for women,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. Annie Hall working for a porn mag? Yes! Yes! Yes! The show’s writer, Marti Noxon, says Keaton is the first…

Jessica Wakeman / July 30, 2009

Would You Buy Your Pup A Sex Doll?

We’re written about dog sex toys before and didn’t think we’d ever have the opportunity to write about them again, but, well, SURPRISE! The thing about this particular doggy sex doll, made by Brazilian pet toy company Petsmiling, is that it’s, uh, anatomically correct. The doll is described by the company as “a female canine…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 30, 2009

Slain Mother’s Baby Found Alive

On Monday, eight-months-pregnant Darlene Haynes of Massachusetts was found dead in her bedroom, her unborn baby cut from her womb. Amazingly, this tragic murder has a silver lining: Darlene’s baby girl has been found alive. Police found the baby with one of Darlene’s friends, Julie A. Corey, in New Hampshire yesterday. When some of Darlene’…

Daniela Guernica / July 30, 2009

Anna Wintour: Public Enemy #1 Of Discount Shoppers?

There’s no denying the rush of joy (and feeling like you’re getting away with theft) when you find an incredible designer piece at Loehmann’s or Nordstrom Rack that you can actually afford. Of course, on the flip side, there’s no more annoying feeling in life than when you’ve just spent your entire paycheck on a…

Leonora Epstein / July 30, 2009

Madonna’s Newest Job: Newspaper Writer

First, she was a singer. Then an actress. Then a mama. Then a crazy-biceped kook. Now Madonna is adding another title to her resume: journalist. She has written an article for the largest Israeli daily newspaper, Yediot Ahronot, about how her religious awakening made her realize that there was more to life than being a…

Justine Fields / July 30, 2009 Episode 3

On the third episode of “,” Merri begins an online dating “marathon” with Mikey and Rahim. She learns that a fashionable pair of sunglasses may hide her baggage but cannot shield her from a date gone wrong … very wrong. []…

The Frisky / July 30, 2009

Boob Tube: What’s On TV This Weekend


“Thank You for Smoking” on Comedy Central at 9 am
“Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason” on TBS at 9:10
“Little Black Book” on FX at 10 am
The Real Housewives of Atlanta” on BRAVO at 10:30 am…

Carrie Wasterlain / July 30, 2009

Adventures In Dating Ultra Hairy Guys

Yesterday, we assaulted your eyes showed you a vomtastic advertisement waxed into a guy’s back hair. For some reason, this ad kind of reminded me of my parents. My dad is super hairy and I have no clue how my mom handles it. Whenever he takes off his shirt, I make fun of him and…

Justine Fields / July 30, 2009

Four Cheap & Easy Dinner Party Tips, Courtesy Of Lauren Conrad

Well, if you were wondering — which, um, we’re sure you were — now we know what Lauren Conrad was up to last night. According to her Twitter, she was hosting a dinner for a bunch of friends. Check out the photo of her table, above, all “did-up” for her guests! (Dinner parties: very grown-up.)…

Nina Carbone / July 30, 2009

Quick Pic: This Better Not Mean What I Think It Means!

I was so hoping they were going to have a boy! [Los Angeles, 7/29/09]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 30, 2009

Dating Don’ts: To Tell Or Not To Tell?

The first time I met my now-close friend Gina, she was rhapsodizing about her awesome boyfriend, Eugene. After a few minutes, I realized I’d already met him. But he wasn’t the sweetheart she was describing.

I was familiar with Eugene because the weekend before he had propositioned me in a particularly crude manner.

Judy McGuire / July 30, 2009

The Rumor Mill: Topshop To Open In Brooklyn Next Year?!

Swirling, unsubstantiated rumor has it that British mega-brand and recent New York immigrant TopShop–yes, the place to whence our collective wages go–will be setting up shop in Brooklyn next year.

Lily Q / July 30, 2009

British Illamasqua Makeup Has Arrived Stateside

One of the things I love to do is walk into a Sephora–the bright lights and subtle fragrances remind me of beauty heaven, if there ever were such a place. But I often find that I’m overwhelmed by all the makeup, skin care, and perfume choices. That’s why I’ve been shopping at MAC shops lately…

Annika Harris / July 30, 2009

One Person’s Trash Is Another Person’s … Shrunken Head?

Paris-born artist Junior Fritz Jacquet has figured out a unique way to give new life to old toilet paper rolls. In an effort to keep the cardboard cores from clogging landfills, Jacquet turns them into eco-art through a series of intricate origami-like folds, enhanced with layers of richly colored paint and varnish. The result i…

Wendy Atterberry / July 30, 2009

Star Couplings: Jude Law Is Having Another Baby!

Jude Law has been advised by an unidentified woman that his fourth child is due in the fall of this year. He had a “relationship” with her last year, but they’re no longer involved. [Hollywood Insider] — He intends to support the child he fathers, but wouldn’t life have been much easier if he had…

Annika Harris / July 30, 2009
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