When I was a kid, I had a set of Russian nesting dolls sitting on my bookshelf, in between the Sweet Valley High series and Nancy Drew mysteries. They’re somewhere in storage, I think, but this set of Burlesque Russian Dolls would be a decidedly more adult replacement.
Last night, I was complaining to John DeVore about the horrors of online dating, specifically sharing choice lines from particularly appalling profiles. He, in turn, sent me this video. Point taken, JDV. It could be much, much, much worse.
Carey Mulligan is a great actress and has brought a maturity to all of her roles — from “An Education” to “Never Let Me Go” to “Drive” — despite her youthful age. In her latest movie “Shame,” she tackles seriously sexy territory and even has a nude scene. Still, I was sort of surprised to see her on the cover of W in basically just a white bra. I’m used to seeing starlets like Megan Fox and Lindsay Lohan in just their skivvies, but there’s something regal and elegant about Carey’s — and the magazine’s — approach. What do you think of this cover?