You guys, meet Janet Howell, a Democratic Virginia State Senator who is my new hero. Howell was disgusted by a new bill that would require women to undergo an ultrasound before having an abortion, so she decided to protest it in a decidedly unique way. She attached an amendment to that bill that would also… READ MORE »
Vice’s “Fashion Week Internationale” has been a fascinating series and its final installment — in Nigeria — is perhaps the most striking. The episode conflates the country’s fashion week with Nigeria’s recent anti-gay legislation and history of anti-gay sentiment. Even the country’s First Lady shows up, and notes that “I remember my hot pants used… READ MORE »
Yeah, yeah, yeah, the gowns on the red carpet of the Screen Actors Guild Awardswere pretty sweet, but the hair — the hair!!! — was even better. Intricate braids, messy buns, sleek bobs, and gorgeous waves all made me eager to lock myself in the bathroom and get busy with my curling iron and a… READ MORE »
Cynthia Nixon from “Sex and the City” is clarifying her comments about how, for her, being gay is a choice by pointing out she was only speaking for her. In a statement, Cynthia said: “My recent comments in The New York Times were about me and my personal story of being gay. I believe… READ MORE »
If you use your imagination, maybe it looked like a gun.
A woman and her son are on the run after they allegedly used a curling iron draped with a towel to rob a financial services business in Ohio, police say.
Witnesses told Toledo Police Department officials on Thursday that the… READ MORE »
Three Afghan-Canadians have been convicted of murdering three teenaged girls and their dad’s first wife in so-called “honor killings.” Two of the daughters were reportedly killed because they wanted boyfriends against their fathers’ wishes; the father also said his daughters dressed in Western clothes. The eldest daughter at one point left home to live… READ MORE »
Celebrities didn’t really bring it, fashion-wise, to this year’s Sundance Film Festival. I usually love browsing the quirky cold-weather choices, but this year I saw mostly heavy black coats and boring boots. Luckily there were a few bright spots, like Emma Roberts rocking this stunning dress. I love how the floral print pops against the… READ MORE »
We spent quite a bit of time dissecting the red carpet looks at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, but another award show occurred this past weekend too. Check out who rocked the red carpet at the DGA Awards here. … READ MORE »
Today in News That Makes You Want To Crawl Back Under The Covers: police in Afghanistan say a woman was reportedly strangled to death by her husband because she gave birth to a baby girl. The husband reportedly warned his 22-year-old wife after she gave birth to their first daughter that he’d kill her if… READ MORE »
Happy Monday! How was your weekend? Let’s share! What did you do? I saw two excellent movies, “Shame” and “Pariah,” both of which were woefully overlooked by the Oscar committee. Also, Michael Fassbender’s penis is just as big as everyone said. I love it when that happens — when something lives up to the hype. READ MORE »
This week’s issue of New York magazine features a fascinating look at the high cost of celebrity culture. One major money area of celebrity life? Awards shows, where celebs swan around in couture gowns, dripping in jewels with perfect hair and makeup. It seems, though, that the more famous a celebrity, the less… READ MORE »
Consider yourself lucky, Demi Moore; you broke free from Ashton a healthier woman (just don’t smoke any more of those crazy herbs, girl). New research suggests that marrying a younger man may be a cause for increased mortality rates among women. That totally shatters my dreams of bagging a 30-year-old on my 55th birthday. It… READ MORE »