Archive: May 2011

Quickies: Angelina Praises Brad’s Hefty Package & Why Is Bill O’Reilly Screaming At Kim Kardashian?

Angelina Jolie praised the size of Brad Pitt's penis, calling him "physically a real man ... in all things that it means." The kids are gonna love reading that quote in 10 years. [Celebuzz] Naomi Campbell may sue Cadbury, the chocolate company, for an ad she says is racist which reads, "Move over Naomi, there'…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 31, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Egyptians Protest “Virginity Tests” On Women

Egyptians are holding an online protest tomorrow against the military's use of "virginity tests" on female protestors (i.e. sexual assault). The Egyptian military claims it needs to test women for virginity to make sure they are not prostitutes, which, of course, serves as a deterrent for women to protest in the first place. [Guardian UK]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 31, 2011

A Look(Book) We Can Get Behind: Rachel Antonoff Features Fashions With Miniponies

Oh sure, the clothes in designer Rachel Antonoff's Fall 2011 lookbook are darling. And yes, she features her famous friends, like Teen Vogue's Laurel Pantin, but we're really here for the mini ponies. Rachel, tell us where you shot your gorgeous, pony-filled lookbook, we want to go to there. More pretty clothes -- and ponie…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 31, 2011

Angelina Jolie Says Her Cleopatra Won’t Be A Beauty Or Sex Symbol. Huh?

"[Cleopatra] has been very misunderstood. I thought it was all about the glamour, but then I read about her and she was a very strong mother, she spoke five languages and she was a leader. My performance will never be as lovely as Elizabeth's. We are trying to get into a different truth about her…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 31, 2011

Wear Your Heart … On Your Head

Pizza is my true love. My one and only, the lover that never disappoints. The delicious treat never leaves me feeling empty. As such, this pizza beret, as modeled by this adorable rapscallion, may just be the best accessory ever. [Heather Chandler]…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 31, 2011

The Playboy Bunny, Couture Style

It seems that the Playboy Club is enjoying something of a renaissance. First, there's the sure-to-be-a-hit NBC show, "The Playboy Club," debuting this fall, which takes place in the swinging '60s. And now, the design team Marchesa has revamped the bunny costume for the club's London location in the form of a delicious feather and…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 31, 2011

Snooki Hits A Police Car In Italy, Italian-American Relations Plunge Southward

Snooki rear-ended a cop car in Florence, Italy, this weekend, sending two police officers to the hospital with whiplash. Snooki, her pal Deena, and a "Jersey Shore" film crew member were being escorted by the cop car, which pinned Snooki's car against a highway wall after the crash. This surely won't do any good to…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 31, 2011

A Man Who Is Determined To Breastfeed

Common knowledge says that men can't breastfeed. But … can they? In a kind of awesome article over at Slate.com, writer Michael Thomsen decided to see if he—a 33-year-old male—could lactate after reading that Charles Darwin said it was possible for men to produce milk and looking up a Bible verse (Numbers 11:12, which reads,…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 31, 2011

Kendra Wilkinson Says “Dancing With The Stars” Taught Her She Can Be Sexy With Her Clothes On

"'[Dancing with the Stars'] was a perfect new start to my new life. It really proved that I could be sexy with some clothes on. Not a lot of clothes, but it proved to myself that I can do something like this. I feel like the same person I've always been since birth, but I…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 31, 2011

Would You Wear: A Twisted Sister Of An Engagement Ring?

Everybody wants to be different. As the King Missile song goes, "I want to be different, just like everybody else wants to be." And apparently some very noncomformist guys are going to great lengths to make their girlfriends feel like the most different bride-to-be on the block. Check out this $9,000 Lucifer Vir Honestus engagement…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 31, 2011

Bangladesh Woman Cuts Off Accused Rapist’s Penis

A 40-year-old woman in Bangladesh cut off the penis of a man she said tried to sexually assault her. She then took it to the local police station as evidence. Damn.

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 31, 2011

Is West Lee The New Emily Maynard? And Is “The Bachelor” Cashing In On Personal Tragedies?

"The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" have long been known for casting types—the workaholic, the basketcase, the party heartier. But it looks like after last season, when Emily Maynard became a fan favorite because of the resilience she showed in talking about her fiance who died in a plane crash years before the show, it appear…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 31, 2011

Dear Wendy: “What’s The REAL Reason He Doesn’t Want To Date Me?”

A week ago I met a really nice guy and we hit it off right away. We both are newly single and expressed to one another that we were just looking for someone to go out and spend time with. We went on our first official date a couple of days ago and it went…

By: Wendy Atterberry / May 31, 2011

Department Of Nonsensical: Suri Cruise In Heels At The Beach

So, everybody knows that walking in heels in sand is virtually impossible. So why in the heck would both Katie Holmes and her little girl Suri Cruise wear heels to play around in the sand? The pair were spotted all dolled up at a Memorial Day beach party in Malibu. Ladies, ladies, ladies! Sensible flip-flo…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 31, 2011

Meet Julia Moreno: Newspapers Give The “Rape Cop”‘s Wife A Platform To Trash Alleged Victim

"SHE CAN GO TO HELL: Says woman 'made up' rape for money." That was the cover story headline on The New York Post on Sunday morning. The woman who can go to hell? The 29-year-old fashion executive who accused an NYPD officer of raping her when she was blackout drunk one night in 2008. The…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 31, 2011

Girl Talk: How I Overdosed On Self-Help

This is how I used to start my day: I'd meditate for five minutes, read the daily passage in The Language of Letting Go by Melody Beattie, and do the daily reading and writing exercises from my Buddhism book. Then I'd log onto my computer and type my gratitude list of 30-50 items I was grateful for,…

By: Jennifer Garam / May 31, 2011

Death Cab For Cutie Wants To Go Home

Death Cab for Cutie albums are almost invariably about longing for something—usually a person. But on Codes and Keys—the first album in three years from Ben Gibbard, Chris Walla, and crew—the wistfulness seems to be directed at an abstraction: home. In fact, the word "home" appears in, oh, almost every song on the album and…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 31, 2011
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