Archive: Sep 2013

Man Who’s Never Seen “Breaking Bad” Writes Letter To Local Paper Complaining About The Show’s Emmy Win

Last Sunday, “Breaking Bad” — deservedly, by the way — won the Emmy for Best Television Drama, but at least one man was not happy to see such fictional depravity being celebrated. Everyone’s entitled to their opinion, of course, but Gordon Drennan gets at least one thing wrong about the series he admits to never having watched…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 29, 2013

Love It Or Leave It: Khloe Kardashian’s Greased Lightning Look

I always scroll through Instagram as soon as I wake up because it’s not nearly as depressing as Facebook and I am a tragic robot that is incapable of waking up without a hit of social media. Anyway, today’s groggy scrolling brought me to an Instagram photo of Khloe Kardashian, posted by Khloe Kardashian, rocking…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 28, 2013

Claire Danes Has Her Own Generation Now

“There are thousands of beautiful actresses in the world, women who look great in evening gowns and close-ups, their chins never wobbling, their eyes never puffy. I don’t think our Claire would have any interest in being one of them … That’s why we love her—she gives it to us straight, good or bad, just…

Ami Angelowicz / September 28, 2013

Former Classmate Arrested For Attempting To Leak Nude Pics Of Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf

The person behind Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf’s “sextortion” plot has finally been caught. Yesterday, 19-year-old Jared James Abrahams of Temecula, California, was arrested and charged with extortion and cyber crimes for hacking into Wolf’s personal computer and taking naked photos of her through her webcam, which he used to try and blackmail her. The weird…

Ami Angelowicz / September 28, 2013

5 Little Words That Will Set Your Sex Life On Fire

When a relationship is new, lovemaking feels as natural and spontaneous as sunrise. Sex just seems to happen — at midnight, between the main course and dessert, just before going out for the evening. But after years of marriage, mortgages, and maternity leave, it can fall off the Things I’m Dying to Do list and…

YourTango.com / September 28, 2013

17 Celebs Hanging Out With Their Stunt And/Or Body Doubles

Quvenzhane Wallis has scored the part to end all parts — the lead in the movie remake of the musical “Annie.” But at only 10 years old, there are laws about how often she can work, so it makes sense that her stunt/body double for the movie would be an adult, who can work as often as necessary. Perha…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 28, 2013

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Read Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Lowland, Watch “Masters Of Sex” & Make Apple Pie Ice Cream

Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do,

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 28, 2013

5 Things Everyone Needs To Demand From Their Casual Hookup

There he is. Your eyes meet. The butterflies in your stomach are loud enough for the entire room to hear. Your palms moisten and your palpitating heart seems to want to beat out of your chest. You muster up the courage to walk to him, but someone has you beat.
Think quick. You make a…

College Candy / September 28, 2013

This 2-Year-Old Dancing To Beyoncé Is More Coordinated Than You’ll Ever Be

Does Beyoncé need a new backup dancer? Because this little girl and her mom, Tianne King, who live near Atlanta, are available! King is a dance teacher who has taught her moves to her adorable two-year-old daughter. This video of them dancing together to Beyoncé’s “End Of Time” is nothing short of amazing. It’s incredible…

Jessica Wakeman / September 28, 2013

These Life-Size Tetris Costumes Let You Become A Piece Of The Puzzle

How rad are these human-sized Tetris costumes? Concern has emerged that people will use the costumes to form impenetrable human walls to save spaces in line and reserve entire corners of neighborhood bars, but I’m more focused on the possibility of matching up my friends with their Tetris shape personalities. Like, the square is super…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 28, 2013

Katie Holmes, Possibly Taylor Swift Join The Cast Of “The Giver”

Soon, Lois Lowry’s beloved novel The Giver will join the ranks of young adult books that have made it to the big screen. Come on, you know you’ve been waiting for this since you were twelve and checked it out of the school library. It’s one of the classic dystopias for young readers, with it…

The Mary Sue / September 28, 2013

Robert Pattinson Supposedly Dating Dylan Penn, Daughter Of Sean Penn & Robin Wright

Months after finalllllly splitting with longtime girlfriend Kristen Stewart (who cheated on him with her “Snow White and the Huntsman” director) and dipping his glitter-y man stick in Katy Perry and Riley Keough, has Robert Pattinson got himself a new lady love? Us Weekly says that the “Twilight” star has been dating 22-year-old model Dylan Penn for two months.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 28, 2013

Kanye West Blows Up At Paparazzi Outside His House At 4A.M.

Kanye West blew up at paparazzi lurking outside his house at 4 a.m, who were there to ask him about his dustup with Jimmy Kimmel. Frankly, after watching the TMZ clip, I don’t blame him one bit. Those photogs are just loitering in his driveway — at one point, practically going into his garage…

Jessica Wakeman / September 27, 2013

NJ Court Says State Must Recognize Gay Marriage

A New Jersey judge has ruled that the state must recognize gay marriages now that the federal government does, so that NJ citizens can receive their federal benefits. Presently, LGBT folks in NJ can only have civil unions.  [WNYC, New York Times]
The Center for Reproductive Rights, the ACLU, and other organizations filed…

Jessica Wakeman / September 27, 2013

For Just $500K You Can Own Kurt Cobain’s Childhood Home

Got half a million dollars lying around? Because Kurt Cobain’s childhood home is for sale. Cobain’s mom, Wendy O’Connor, is sharing childhood photos of a smiling, youthful Kurt taken inside the house to help sell it. The home, located in Aberdeen, Washington, is being marketed through a Beverly Hills real estate agency. It’s listed for…

Claire Hannum / September 27, 2013

Halle Berry And Jennifer Garner Finally Get Anti-Paparazzi Bill Approved

Halle Berry and Jennifer Garner really worked tirelessly to get this anti-paparazzi bill approved, and it’s actually one of the best moves they’ve ever made. With this new law, any paparazzo accused of harassing a kid will be able to get fined up to $30,000 and also go to jail for up to a year.

Celeb Dirty Laundry / September 27, 2013

Rihanna Swears She’s A “Square” Now; We’re Not Sure If We Believe Her

“Recently I’ve become a square … I hate partying. I don’t know if it’s my heels — I don’t like standing up in my heels for hours. I don’t know if it’s that, but I’ve been so bored of it … I tell you, I’m a bit of a square recently. Don’t feel bad for…

Rachel Krause / September 27, 2013

Gather ‘Round, Geeks, It’s Trailer For The Final Episode Of “The IT Crowd”!

Oh, no big deal … it’s just the trailer for THE FINAL EPISODE OF MY FAVORITE TV SHOW EVER. Yes, chickadees, the last episode of the Brit-com that put Richard Ayoade, Chris O’Dowd and Katherine Parkinson on the map (in my heart, at least) is airing tonight in the UK on Channel 4.  Some Frisky…

Jessica Wakeman / September 27, 2013

Blogger Comes Up With Brilliant Response To “Sandwich Girlfriend”

Whether Stephanie Smith and her attempt to earn an engagement ring by making her boyfriend Eric 300 sandwiches and blogging about it annoyed you or not, you won’t be able to help but enjoy one woman’s reaction to the project. Freelance writer Stacy Brook, responded  Smith’s joke, which apparently went over our heads, with a…

Ami Angelowicz / September 27, 2013

Style Stealer: Michelle Dockery’s Marvelous Moto Jacket

While I was crying into my pillow that I didn’t get invited to the Coolest Dinner Party In History, Reader CrystalJoy was busy lusting after the fierce outfit Michelle Dockery wore to said dinner party (that lucky, lucky bitch). I tracked down all the pieces Crystal will need to recreate Michelle’s thoroughly modern look, from…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 27, 2013
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