Archive: Aug 2010

Quotable: Tiger Woods Has His Balls Under Control

“It feels good to be able to control my ball all day like this." —Tiger Woods in response to coming in 12th at the Barclay's tournament. He should really be careful how he uses the terms "ball," "stroke," and "hole in one" for the rest of eternity. [Celebitchy]…
By: Ami Angelowicz / August 30, 2010

Girl Talk: How I “Sold Out” And Joined The Chickliterati

In the new Atlantic, a male author lampoons Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Weiner, “Two writers whose work is often referred to as chick lit,” for tweeting and commenting that white male literary darlings (like Jonathan Franzen) get all the good ink. Yet the only thing less fun than not being taken seriously by…
By: Susan Shapiro / August 30, 2010

Madonna And Lady Tour In The Works? Dreams Do Come True

A Madonna and Lady Gaga double bill seems way too good to be true. But the word on the street, according to London tabloids and unnamed sources, is that the two pop music shapeshifters are coming together for a tour. Could this be true?
By: Kelli Bender / August 30, 2010

Kittens On A Space Adventure!

Kittens on a space adventure! Fighting! And looking cute! With a Regina Spektor song! Also, some people have too much time on their hands. [YouTube]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 30, 2010

Zuma Rossdale Zooms Around The Beach

The world's most adorable celebrity child, Zuma Rossdale, spent yesterday playing at the beach with mom Gwen Stefani and brother Kingston. We love his little hat! Too cute. [8/29/10, Newport Beach]…
By: Susannah Breslin / August 30, 2010

“The Human Centipede” Sequel Promises More Grossness

Remember "The Human Centipede"? You may have blocked it out. It's a movie about two women, a man, and a mad scientist who links the three together surgically -- by attaching one's mouth to the next one's bottom. Unpleasant? Why, yes. Still, apparently the people want more because Bloody Disgusting reports a "Human Centipede"…
By: Susannah Breslin / August 30, 2010

Dealbreaker: The Checkbook Balancer

I was in my early 20s, living in New York City and barely scraping by. Even though I was making ends meet by some combination of waiting tables/temping/focus groups, I still always had enough money to pay my rent and indulge in highly caloric, fruity martinis. Before I was on my own, my father instilled…
By: Margot Leitman Curry / August 30, 2010

Tweezing Never Looked So Fabulous

Tweezing is way too painful to be glamorous or pampering. But if you add a little Betsey Johnson to the experience, you can at least feel fabulous while you pluck. Betsey has teamed up with Tweezerman to create the Betsey Johnson Slant Tweezer Collection. Choose from three options: black with a "Marilyn" face, neon pink…
By: Annika Harris / August 30, 2010

Live Forever — As a Vinyl Record

Death -- it's messy and depressing, but it doesn't have to be. A new company caters to those who want to live the rock and roll dream in the ever after. And Vinyly offers people the chance to be turned into vinyl records when they die. The company takes the ashes of the…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 30, 2010

We Want To Put Him In Our Mouths!

Our childhood dreams have come true: You can now eat the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man. Omni Consumer Products has created Stay Puft gourmet caffeinated marshmallows. Each collectible box comes with 24 caffeine-loaded ghost mallows and retails for a scant $19.99. Sure, "Ghostbusters" came out 25 years ago, but some things are just worth the wait.
By: Julie Gerstein / August 30, 2010

23 Bad Sex Moves

Manly Marie Claire blogger Rich Santos posted 7 downright horrible lame guy sex moves. From the mid make-out pass-out to leaving the TV on, it was a list of real oh-no-he-didn’ts! But after over a decade of my own slut baggery, I’ve come up with another 23. Here’s what I’ve learned while piling…
By: Simcha / August 30, 2010

The 10 Best Emmy Award Moments

Here's how I generally feel about awards shows: they're exciting for the first 15 minutes and then things get sloooooow from there and I just want it to end so I can go to sleep. I was prepared to be totally bored during last night's Emmy Awards. But the show turned out to be…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 30, 2010

Quotable: Jason Sudeikis Blew His Chance To See January Jones Naked

"He's never seen me naked, nor will he after those comments ... I think he handled that question very well. He made a joke of it. What was he supposed to say?" —January Jones gives her reaction to her maybe-boyfriend Jason Sudeikis' appearance on "Lopez Tonight" last week, during which George asked Jaso…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 30, 2010

For The Week Of August 30 – September 5, 2010

Virgo (August 23 - September 22)Sorry to say you are going to be your own worst enemy this week, as somehow you’ll be weighing out the wrong pros and cons to get to your answers. However, try all you might, you know the right answer is in that nagging pit inside…
By: Kiki T / August 30, 2010

If Carlo Rossi Went On A Reality Makeover Show …

Suddenly, table wine doesn't seem so declasse thanks to Rethink Communications. The company imagined a high-design makeover for jug-style booze. [Lovely Package]…
By: Leonora Epstein / August 30, 2010

Just A Couple Of Corgis Working On Their Fitness

When you're short, every ounce you gain shows. That's probably why these little Corgi pups are hitting the treadmill with such gusto; too much kibble at the dog party. [Videogum]…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 30, 2010

Star Couplings: Another “Bachelor” Wedding

Former "Bachelorette" winner Jesse Csincsak married former "Bachelor" contestant Ann Lueders this weekend in Las Vegas. Lueders is four months pregnant with their son. [People] Ali Fedotowsky and Roberto Martinez's love is apparently "so genuine" it made her uncle cry. [People] Newlyweds Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer attended the Emmys together…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 30, 2010

What Do We Think Of The Video For Taylor Swift’s “Mine”?

Taylor Swift's music video for "Mine" (off Speak Now, which come out October 25th) debuted on Friday and it is nothing too original. It's typical Taylor: poppy beats, pouting through the blonde curls, and a happily-ever-after ending. What do y'all think? [Just Jared]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 30, 2010
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