Archive: Jan 2013

Lena Dunham Writing HBO Show About Bergdorf’s Personal Shopper

Lena Dunham has been hired to write a new HBO show about a Bergdorf Goodman personal shopper, based on the memoir of 85-year-old Betty Halbreich. [Racked]
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Jessica Wakeman | January 31, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Tennessee Reintroduces “Don’t Say Gay” Bill

Tennessee’s state Senate has reintroduced a bill that would ban elementary and middle school teachers from discussing homosexuality because it is not “natural” reproduction. The bill reads that anything…

Jessica Wakeman | January 31, 2013 - 5:40 pm

Tara Reid Hangs Out With Her Bizarre BFFs, Trades Hair Tips

The caption on this photo says “Tara Reid takes Jedward out on the town,” as if Jedward–who skyrocketed to ersatz-fame when they competed in Eurovision a few years ago–are her…

Julie Gerstein | January 31, 2013 - 5:20 pm

January 31: What Are We Wearing Today?

Last day of January, WTF? Click on to see what we’re wearing today….

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 31, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Cristóbal Balenciaga Preferred To Dress Fat Women

An all-too-common complaint about fashion designers today is that they don’t produce clothes in nearly enough sizes. Size and weight are similarly loaded subjects within the industry, and fashion’s apparent…

Rachel Krause | January 31, 2013 - 4:40 pm

Watch Eve Ensler’s “Man Prayer,” A Prayer For All Men

February 14th isn’t just Valentine’s Day: it’s also V-Day, the day dedicated to raising awareness about violence against women. The playwright Eve Ensler, whose play “The Vagina Monologues” is performed…

Jessica Wakeman | January 31, 2013 - 4:20 pm

9 Photos Of Beyonce Prepping For Her Super Bowl Half-Time Performance

Will you be watching this Sunday’s Super Bowl? I will probably tune in, as I love any excuse to nosh on various chips, dips and crudites and holler at the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 31, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Kim Kardashian Leaves Gym With First Signs Of A Baby Bump Or Just Lots Of Layers

Consider this my one and only contribution to the Kimye Baby Bump Watch Spectacle 2013. I hate myself. [Photos: Pacific Coast News]

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 31, 2013 - 3:40 pm

This Alexander Wang Video Seems A Little Racist-y, No?

This new Alexander Wang video features a slew of famous faces: Alessandra Ambrosio, A$AP Rocky, Shannan Click, Simon Doonan and Natasha Lyonne — and an extremely fake pregnancy belly. But…

Julie Gerstein | January 31, 2013 - 3:20 pm

Style 911: What Do I Wear With These Velvet Maroon Pants?

“I could really use your advice about this pair of velvet Levi’s that I bought. I have been a jeans-only girl my entire life, so the last time I was…

Julie Gerstein | January 31, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Learning Disabled Man Is Court Ordered Not To Have Sex

A UK man, only known as “Alan,” was deemed intellectually incapable of having sex by a High Court. In a case that the judge called “legally, intellectually and morally” complex,…

Ami Angelowicz | January 31, 2013 - 2:40 pm

Rachel Maddow Has Some Advice For Republicans On How To Talk About Rape

Did you know that House Republicans go on a retreat every year? (I imagine Democrats do the same, by the way.) Do they serve tea sandwiches and practice trust falls?

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 31, 2013 - 2:20 pm

Girl Talk: On What It Means To Be A Real Friend

In fall of 2010, I went through maybe one of the lowest points in my life. I was dumped over IM by my live-in boyfriend (yes, that one) and due…

Julie Gerstein | January 31, 2013 - 2:00 pm

How Do You Feel About Teal Eye Makeup?

We’ve been feeling an unexpected dash of color on the eyes as of late, probably in an effort to counteract the SAD effects of gloomy winter weather. Elle Fanning is…

Rachel Krause | January 31, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Hamster Makes Pretzel Stick Its Bitch

This video, aptly titled “Mission Possible,” has been my go-to for self-soothing all week. The concept is fairly simple: a hamster attempts to eat one of those giant pretzel sticks.

Ami Angelowicz | January 31, 2013 - 1:20 pm

I’m Not Ashamed To Love Fruity Cocktails: A Non-Beer-Drinker’s Lament

It always starts the same way: “Come out for drinks!”

Maybe, I think to myself. I need to do more research.

“What’s the name of the…

Jessica Wakeman | January 31, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Meet The World’s Most Idiotic Teacher, Carly McKinney (NSFW)

Carly McKinney, a 10th grade math teacher at Overland High School in Aurora, Colorado, has been placed on administrative leave after a local news station found half-naked pics, photos of…

Ami Angelowicz | January 31, 2013 - 12:40 pm

That’s A Lot Of Look: Isabel Lucas’s Candy-Stripe Dior Mini

Isabel Lucas is a regular freakin’ fashion plate, but that doesn’t exempt her from falling victim to a textbook case of runway looks not translating well in real life. This…

Rachel Krause | January 31, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Frisky Rant: “Star Wars” Vs. “Star Trek” — J.J. Abrams Needs To Pick A Side!

I need to get something off my chest.

I am really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really not happy that J.J. Abrams will be directing “Star Wars: Episode VII.”…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 31, 2013 - 12:00 pm

This Disney-Obsessed Bride’s Family And Friends Must Really Like Her

When Jamie Blanke married her new husband Eric Chandler, they did it in style — Disney style. The bride, who was raised by two Disney fanatics, really wanted to be…

Julie Gerstein | January 31, 2013 - 11:40 am
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