Archive: Jul 2012

Anna Wintour Helped Tavi Gevinson See The Sad Reality Of The Fashion World

“I sat next to Anna Wintour at a Band of Outsiders show, and she asked me, ‘When do you go to school?’ I just felt like, When do your models go to school? I had a really weird moment of feeling like I missed my school and I missed my friends, and there wasn’t any…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 31, 2012

The Philosophical Twitter Ramblings Of Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte Are Amazing

Ryan Lochte is an Olympic gold medalist. He’s also an inveterate Twitter user/abuser. And man, does he ramble some strange shit. His Twitter paints him as the Olympics’ very own Brody Jenner. A bro of extreme magnitude whose love of Mountain Dew and the word “Jeah” (which signifies everything from “my taxes are astronomical” to…

Julie Gerstein / July 31, 2012

WWE Announcer Cracks A Kobe Bryant Rape Joke

On “Monday Night Raw” last night, WWE announcer Abraham Washington cracked a rape joke about a wrestler, saying the guy was “like Kobe Bryant at a hotel in Colorado … he’s unstoppable.” WWE issued an immediate apology. (In 2003, Bryant was accused of raping a 19-year-old hotel worker; prosecution dropped the charges days before…

Jessica Wakeman / July 31, 2012

We Want To Go To There: Berlin’s Festival Of Colors

Holi, also known as the Festival of Colors, originated in India and is now celebrated around the world with revelers throwing colored powders into the air. On Sunday, 3000 people gathered on the streets of Berlin and within minutes, they’d become a giant human rainbow. Pretty cool, huh? [Buzzfeed]…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 31, 2012

The 7 Types Of Non-BFs

There are the types of people in the world who are quick to jump into calling someone their boyfriend/girlfriend after a few dates. Then there are the types of people in the world (like me) who never know how many dates it will take for it to be appropriate to call someone your boyfriend (or…

Bianca Caampued / July 31, 2012

Learning More About Looners

A couple of weeks ago, we talked about the looner community, i.e. those who have a thing for inflatable pool toys. I know you’ve been sitting around obsessing about how balloon fetishists, or looners, do their thang. Well, today is your lucky day. This National Geographic video about Dave, a 27-year-old dude who is “infatuated&#8221…

Ami Angelowicz / July 31, 2012

A Chris Brown Record Review I Can Get Behind

Yup, this pretty much sums it up: Chris Brown’s “music” and his continued career, despite the fact that he violently assaulted a woman, shouldn’t be supported at all. And that goes for every dude who’s ever hit a woman and acted in such an unrepentantly douchey way. Thanks Chloe Papas, for saying what we were…

Julie Gerstein / July 31, 2012

18 Olympic Athletes Compete In The Battle Of The Bulge

You know what I love about the Olympics? (Besides the brawn, the insane mastery of skill, and the bringing together of so many countries in a peaceful display of healthy competition, of course.) The clingy, tight, flesh-grazing, aerodynamic fabrics of so many of the uniforms. Yes, that’s what it is…
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Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 31, 2012

Guess The Naked Celeb

Recognize the famous face — and body — in this pic? We’ll give you a hint — she plays a super tough character who was in love with a gay guy. And oh yes, she’s all woman.

Click through to find out who it is!

Julie Gerstein / July 31, 2012

Venn Diagram: Channing Tatum Vs. Kellan Lutz

Yesterday, Winona IM’d me with a question of utmost importance: “What’s the difference between Kellan Lutz and Channing Tatum?” My head just about exploded. “OH MY GOD SO MUCH EVERYTHING!!!!” my fingers typed with ferocity. Then I decided the differences (and few similarities) could be best depicted in Venn diagram form. So here you go,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 31, 2012

Kristen Stewart And Rupert Sanders Did Not Have Sex, Other Director Claims

More information than you require: Kristen Stewart and Rupert Sanders did not have sex when they were being cheater-cheater-pumpkin-eaters. That’s according to her “Welcome To The Riley’s” director Giovanni Agnelli, who tweeted the information and later deleted it. What I want to know is how would he know that? [New York Daily News]…

Jessica Wakeman / July 30, 2012

Hot Links: Are Sophia Bush & Topher Grace Dating? Plus, Anne Hathaway Raps!

Is Sophia Bush dating Topher Grace? She sets the record straight. [Your Tango]
Sexy secrets from the Olympics — I wonder how many of these Ryan Lochte’s been privy to? [Your Tango]
Despite taking up stripping and appearing in a solo porn video, Octomom Nadya Suleman is still poor, y’all. [Huffington Post]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 30, 2012

Teen Girls Sue Backpage.com Over Sexual Exploitation

Three teen girls in Washington state are suing sex website Backpage.com for profitting off underage sexual exploitation. One 15-year-old girl and two 13-year-old girls filed a lawsuit on Friday, which claims they were trafficked into sex work and their pimps published scantily clad photos of them on Backpage with little oversight by the site.

Jessica Wakeman / July 30, 2012

Kat Dennings And Christina Hendricks Are Cleavage Twins

Move over Christina Hendricks, there are a new cleavage queen on the red carpet. Kat Dennings showed that her girls have some gravitas of their own at last night’s Television Critics Association party. I can’t stop looking. Seriously, I am in awe. Is there a bra that makes this shape happen? If so, please share…

Ami Angelowicz / July 30, 2012

Dominican Republic Does The Right Thing: Chemo For Pregnant Teen Girl With Cancer

A pregnant 16-year-old with leukemia was at the center of a debate over abortion in the Dominican Republic, as doctors feared repercussions of administering chemotherapy that may kill her fetus. Fortunately, hospital officials told CNN the anonymous teen began receiving chemotherapy last Tuesday after conversations between her parents, the hospital, and presumably government officials.  There…

Jessica Wakeman / July 30, 2012

Inclement Weather Turns People On

Honestly, I was just kind of looking for an excuse to use the word inclement — one of my favorites — and this study seemed like the perfect vehicle. But also, it contains important findings about inclement weather and how it makes people horny. Research done by Trojan found that about 70 percent of America…

Ami Angelowicz / July 30, 2012

Style Stealer: Michelle Williams’ Short And Sweet Look

Michelle Williams was spotted leaving her dermatologist’s office this morning, wearing a charmingly mixed and match ensemble, featuring a shirt with tiny hearts and printed shorts. We’re digging her not-so-matchy-matchy girly style. This looks like an outfit her daughter Matilda might have even picked out — and the heart shirt? Well, we’ve found the exact…

Julie Gerstein / July 30, 2012

Baby Panda Born At San Diego Zoo!

Oh, squee of squees! Joy rippled through the panda-verse yesterday: a mommy panda in the San Diego Zoo gave birth to a BABY PANDA!!!! Bai Yun gave birth to her sixth cub, which, if you know anything about how resistant pandas are to having sex, is a huge accomplishment. The newborn baby panda, whose gender…

Jessica Wakeman / July 30, 2012

Olivia Munn Addresses That Long Ago Controversy About Her Being On “The Daily Show”

“With ‘The Daily Show,’ I felt like [people criticizing her] were only satisfied when everyone fit into a certain box. “Pretty and stupid” — one box. “Smart and funny” — another box. I believe they fit into this other box, which is, ‘hates women who are pretty and smart and funny.’
The only thing I…

Jessica Wakeman / July 30, 2012

10 Completely Gratuitous Photos Of French Swim Babe Camille Lacourt

We were a little distracted while watching the men’s swimming this weekend — after we caught sight of total hottie Camille Lacourt. Twenty-seven-year-old Lacourt says on Twitter that he is “Cool, simple and always ready to party: this is what I am.” Sounds pretty great, right? He also happens to be a total whiz at…

Julie Gerstein / July 30, 2012
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