Archive: May 2012

Jessica Simpson Debuts Baby Maxwell On The Cover Of “People”

Jessica Simpson got that People magazine cover she wanted: the singer debuts her newborn baby daughter Maxwell Drew Johnson in the latest issue. ZOMG, those baby cheeks! Allegedly Jess and her fiancé Eric Johnson earned a cool $800,000 by selling their baby pics. Tough life. [People
Singer Bob Dylan and author Toni Morriso…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 30, 2012

Dating Don’ts: 13 Vagina Killers

Vagina Killer (vah-ji´nah kil′ər) noun: 1. The thing that an otherwise acceptable man can do or say on a date to ensure that he will never get into your pants. Ever.

Vagina killers will stop the mojo of any good date dead in its tracks. For example, say you’re on a date with…

By: Ami Angelowicz / May 30, 2012

Today In Totally Gratuitous: Roberto Cavalli And Azzedine Alaïa Made Couscous Together

I know you’re being productive right now, or trying to, but you’re going to have to stop for a second and check out this picture. Roberto Cavalli, the man responsible for ostentatious high-end clothing so tasteless it transcends taste and becomes tasteful despite itself, and Azzedine Alaïa, the man hailed world over for creating the…

By: Rachel Krause / May 30, 2012

New Study Measures The Objectification Of Women

A new study published in the journal Psychological Science found that women are objectified at much higher rates than men. That sound you just heard was every woman in the world yelling, “Well, duh!” but still, this is a pretty interesting development, because as much as we can see and feel the effects of sexual…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 30, 2012

The 6 Weirdest Homemade Prom Dresses (Not Made From Duct Tape)

Beer sales are rising. Condoms are disappearing from school nurses’ offices. Yes, prom season is upon us! While some girls scouted the racks at Nordstrom (and at least one prom-goer scouted her local KKK office), other girls are busily sewing their own prom dresses. But I’m not interested in the normal-looking dresses that show skill…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 30, 2012

Check Out The First Promotional Photo Of The Cast Of Sofia Coppola’s “The Bling Ring”

“The Bling Ring” has sounded promising since news first relayed that Sofia Coppola would be adapting the story for the silver screen. It goes something like this: a band of spoiled, fame-obsessed Hollywood teenagers break into the homes of stars like Orlando Bloom and Paris Hilton. It’s a startling (and, as you’ll recall, true) tale…

By: Rachel Krause / May 30, 2012

Style 911: Help Me Find The Perfect Wedding Shoes!

I’m going to a wedding in a few weeks and am recycling a dress I love that I’ve worn before (see photo). I want to buy a new pair of nude-colored shoes to wear with it, but would ideally like to find something that I could wear with other, more casual outfits throughout the summer.

By: Julie Gerstein / May 30, 2012

Evening Quickies: Dominic Monaghan Accuses “Lost” Co-Star Matthew Fox Of Beating Women

Dominic Monaghan accused his former “Lost” co-star Matthew Fox of beating women up multiple times in some totally WTF tweets on Sunday. A random woman tweeted at Monaghan asking him to get Fox on Twitter. Monaghan replied to her, “he beats women. no thanks.” The woman then asked him, “I know it was wrong but…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 29, 2012

Jennifer Love Hewitt Is Not Cursed In Love

Jennifer Love Hewitt has slammed reports she tested a new boyfriend by taking him on vacation. Reports suggested the actress invited her “The Client List” co-star Brian Hallisay on a week-long Fiji getaway to see how their relationship would fare before going public as a couple.

An article in The National Enquirer reported…

By: Starpulse / May 29, 2012

Nuns Reprimanded By Vatican For “Radical Feminism”

Leaders from a group representing the majority of U.S. Catholic nuns will meet with the Vatican this week to discuss a concern that nuns are enveloped with “radical feminist themes.” [CNN]
A women’s health clinic in New Orleans was destroyed last week by an arsonist. Women With a Vision offers HIV testing and…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 29, 2012

9-Year-Old Blogs Her School Lunches, World Is Horrified

If you’re feeling less than enthusiastic about the tuna sandwich waiting for you in the office fridge, you might want to take a look at NeverSeconds, a food blog curated by nine-year-old Martha Payne. For the past month, Martha has borrowed her father’s camera and diligently documented the lunch offerings at her Scottish primary school,…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 29, 2012

Charlize Theron Talks Playing The Evil Queen Ravenna In “Snow White And The Huntsman”

I first realized that Charlize Theron would be the perfect Evil Queen from “Snow White” when I saw her in “Young Adult.” Wildly different movies in every way, no doubt, but the main takeaway? Theron knows how to play a vile bitch with such delicious and riveting energy that you almost root for her. And…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 29, 2012

Leapin’ Leopards: Watch A Bunch Of Big Cats At Play

Okay, so ignore the annoying music, these guys are leopards that live at the Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, Florida, and they’re just trying to have some fun.

By: Julie Gerstein / May 29, 2012

All The Fabulous Camp From The Eurovision Song Contest

The Eurovision Song Contest is over, and we’re shedding a tear or two in its fabulously campy, irony-free honor. The international European song contest happens each year, and pits singers from each country in the European Television Union against one another for the best pop track. Broadcast around Europe and the former Soviet Bloc countries, Eurovisio…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 29, 2012

Pampered Dog’s Mansion Sold For $8.4 Million

Every dog has its day, and last Friday clearly belonged to a chihuahua named Conchita: a Miami Beach mansionbequeathed to the pampered pup and 2 others sold for $8.4 million.

Conchita made national headlines in 2010 when socialite Gail Posner was found to have left both the Sunset Island home and a $3…

By: The Huffington Post / May 29, 2012

Michelle Obama Talks Race, Her Girls & Being Tucked Into Bed On “The View”

Michelle Obama kept it classy on “The View” this morning, as always. The First Lady gamely fielded questions about the president tucking her into bed at night and whether she would ever consider running for office. (Answer: hell no!) She also discussed the continued prevalence of racism in this country. But I was most interested i…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 29, 2012

David Beckham Gets Wet And Wild On The Cover Of Elle UK

We like David Beckham. A lot. His personality? Who cares? We just like to gaze upon him adoringly. And we especially like this wet, sexy, abtastic shot of Mr. Posh Spice on the cover of the new Elle UK. He’s the first man to ever go solo on the cover of the mag, so they…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 29, 2012

Au Revoir, Cannes: The Best Hair & Makeup From The 2012 Cannes Film Festival

And just like that, the Cannes Film Festival is over. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t sad, and you’d be lying if you said I wasn’t really lame for feeling that way. Every year, I look so forward to the cutting-edge dresses and the high concentration of preternatural French cool. My years of…

By: Rachel Krause / May 29, 2012

Is The Secret To A Happy Marriage Matching Clothes?

Omaha, Nebraska, couple Mel and Joey Schwanke have been married 65 years, and for more than half of that, they’ve been dressing alike. The pair started wearing the same clothes while on a vacation 35 years ago, and decided to make it “their thing.” They credit the success of their incredibly long union to their

By: Julie Gerstein / May 29, 2012

Quick! What Should I Do With My Hair?

Help! In less than three hours I have an appointment with the lovely folks at Cutler Salon to get a complimentary hair makeover and I have no idea what I should do! I haven’t gotten my locks cut or colored since November, so I’m desperately in need of some maintenance, but I’m somewhat stumped on what…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 29, 2012
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