Archive: Mar 2011

Prince Harry Throws Prince William A Bachelor Party

Over the weekend, Prince Harry threw Prince William his bachelor party. A while ago, rumors circulated that Snoop Dogg would be performing at the party to end all parties—he even wrote a totally inappropriate anthem for the occasion called “Wet.” But we have a feeling that didn’t actually happen. And no, we can’t be sure…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 29, 2011

“Mad Men” Season Five Is A Go

Mad Men” season four was released today on DVD. So I felt ultra sad this morning when I read that season five was still in limbo and might not be happening due to creative differences between AMC and show creator Matthew Weiner—mainly, that the network was asking him to cut two minutes per episode, integrate…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 29, 2011

10 Reasons We’d Like Armie Hammer To Be Our Prince Charming

Because Hollywood is a magical place where ideas sprout in twos, there are currently two Snow White movies in the works—one starring Charlize Theron as the Evil Queen and the other with Julie Roberts as the Meanie Mirror Looker. Charlize’s project seemed to be in the lead when Kristen Stewart was cast as Snow White

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 29, 2011

Jessica Simpson Considering Eloping, Designing Her Own Wedding Dress

“We’ve both been married before. We’re enjoying our commitment to each other. We want to take our time … We might elope if it gets to that point … I will be part of designing my own wedding gown.”
Jessica Simpson talks to Women’s Wear Daily about her wedding plans with former football player…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 29, 2011

North Carolina Crowns A Bald Beauty Queen

I love it when a beauty pageant doesn’t push a tired, old beauty standard! This weekend, the 2011 Mrs. Black North Carolina pageant crowned the state’s very first bald beauty queen. Sandra Dubose-Gibson, 37, lost all her hair at age 25 when she developed alopecia, an autoimmune disease that attacks the hair follicles. Sandra, who…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 29, 2011

Frisky Q&A: Joe Zee Puts It “All On The Line”

If you’re not familiar with Joe Zee, you’re about to be. The much-loved creative director for Elle magazine, and one of the few voices of reason on MTV’s reality show, “The City” — where he had to contend with the likes of scheming socialite Olivia Palermo, ugh — Zee is heading back to television once…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 29, 2011

Lady Gaga Does “Born This Way” With A Mariachi Band

 

Yesterday was Lady Gaga‘s 25th birthday, and she Tweeted in the morning, “I woke up to chicken and waffles in bed, pink tulips, + little monster bday videos. I love you! I was #bornthisday.” Later in the night, her friends threw her a surprise party at a Mexican restaurant. Apparently, Gaga spent…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 29, 2011

Tom Bergeron Non-Plussed With Chris Brown’s Appearance On “DWTS” Tonight

A week ago, Chris Brown smashed a window in his ABC dressing room following an interview on “Good Morning America” where Robin Roberts dared to ask him about Rihanna. Tonight, Chris has an appearance scheduled on another ABC show—”Dancing with the Stars.” Host Tom Bergeron isn’t too enthused. He told Ryan Seacrest yesterday, “I did…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 29, 2011

Dating Amelia: Some Dating Rules I’ve Kept And A Few I’ve Ditched

This era of my Dating Amelia column (which has been a fixture on this site, off and on, for a couple of years) is not going to last long — just this one post, actually — as I am not really dating anymore. After taking a two month dating/sex sabbatical, I sort of fell back…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 29, 2011

Beware Your Tiny Hat

File this under bizarre fashion emergencies. This guy superglued his tiny hat to his head and couldn’t get it off. He thought he might have to wear the tiny top hat around forever until Dr. Shabir saved the day by performing an emergency hat amputation, a hamputation. Let this be a warning to Helena

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 29, 2011

Man Makes A Quilt From 58 Pairs Of Women’s Panties

What sort of man sews a quilt from 58 pairs of women’s panties? Louis Garrett of Missouri, that’s who. With his hoary beard, tattoo across his forehead, and wife beater tank, he’s a Creepy McCreeperson sent from Central Casting.

Louis only wants women’s panties made from rayon, acetate, and silk for hi…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 29, 2011

7 Things A Guy Should NOT Do If He Wants To Get Laid

Dear guys of the world, I would like to share something top secret: the things you do while on a date are important if you’re hoping to have sex with us at the end of it. Each action falls into one of two categories: 1) Makes our vaginas wet. 2) Makes our lady business a…

By: Beth Ames / March 29, 2011

Stop Eating White Bread If You Want To Have More Sex

Is your sex drive sluggish? Maybe you should lay off all the peanut butter and jelly sandwiches on Wonder Bread. A very enlightening article about sex drive killers points to white bread as a possible culprit:
“Foods such as white bread release the sugar more quickly than their wholegrain counterparts — and too much…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 29, 2011

Is This Calvin Klein Ad Saying A Swear Word?

Take a good look at this Calvin Klein billboard ad, starring supermodel Lara Stone. Notice anything a bit naughty about it (other than the fact that she’s in a tit-baring bra and underwear)? Some savvy media critics say that the ad subliminally spells out a swear word. If you start at the legs of the…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 29, 2011

Girl Talk: My Date With A Porn Star

So, a male porn star walks into a bar. I’m going to call him PS for short, to keep things simple. I’ve seen PS around Chicago before; a couple years back, we ended up at the same karaoke event until 6 a.m. But we hadn’t talked much until I ran into him at the aforementioned…

By: Clarisse Thorn / March 29, 2011

Peter Bjorn And John Want To Be Your Swedish Pen Pals

There was a small part of me that wanted to pick Britney SpearsFemme Fatale for this week’s cravable album. But, well, 90 percent of it has already been leaked and I just haven’t been that enthused about it, much to my chagrin. And so, I will instead go for the real album that ha…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 29, 2011

Christina Aguilera’s Chauffeur Tries Not To Judge

Christina Aguilera’s chauffeur is clearly having a hard time stomaching the make out sesh in the back seat. He makes a valiant effort not to let his face betray his discomfort. I hope he gets paid handsomely for his time. [Buzzfeed]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 29, 2011

My “What Not To Wear” Makeover

Yes, it’s true: I got a makeover on TLC’s “What Not to Wear.”

First off, let’s get to the immediate questions. Yes, the show’s hosts Stacy London and Clinton Kelly are as warm, friendly and sweet off camera as they are on. Yes, you really do get $5,000 to spend on clothes and…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 29, 2011
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