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The Sexism Card: Is Sarah Palin Really A Victim Or Is She Bluffing?

We all know sexism is alive and well in America. Hollywood’s seemingly endless celebration of the chubby, schlubby, slacker dude is sexist as hell, given that chubby, schlubby, slacker girls get nowhere in Tinseltown, least of all the big screen. And yes, much of the media’s coverage of Hillary Clinton’s campaign was sexist too—and I wasn’t even a Hillary supporter, so this isn’t just a P.U.M.A.’s bitterness talking.

The latest accusation of sexism in the media comes from Governor Sarah Palin, the Vice Presidential nominee for the McCain campaign. Her supporters, her spokespeople, and conservative commentators like Bill O’Reilly assert that she is the target of sexist smear campaign. This is surprising for two reasons: 1) O’Reilly has consistently pooh-poohed claims of sexism in the past and 2) wasn’t it only a few months ago that Palin said Clinton should “stop whining” about sexism herself? Keep reading »

Star Couplings: Lindsay Lohan Raves About Samantha Ronson

  • Lindsay Lohan tells the new issue of Marie Claire, “I’m really happy. [Samantha Ronson] is a great person. And she’s a great influence on people around her. But I think that anything that’s changed [in] my life is because of me. I’ve gone through it, and I’ve learned to deal with it and I’ve made the decision to move forward.” Aww. [People]
  • Speaking of… “What semi-closeted celesbians have the nicknames “Yams” and “Yogurt” for each other??? And which is which????” I dunno, Perez, just tell us. [Perez Hilton]
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    Slideshow: Celebs In Their Finest In NYC, LA, & Venice

    Something tells me that dry cleaners are being kept VERY busy in New York and Los Angeles this week, as Fashion Week in NY and a million premieres in Tinseltown bring out the celebs in their prettiest garments. Keep reading »

    Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: Fashion (Disaster) Week

    I imagine that Fashion Week must be the most annoying ridiculous chain of events for straight men — it’s the week when a bunch of gay designers and pretentious fashion editors dictate what women will be wearing in the forthcoming months, and most of it looks like total crap in eyes of MAN. With that in mind, I decided to ask the guys on our IM about the fashion trends they find appealing on women and which ones the absolutely deplore. Surprise — two words rhyming with “pladiator scandals” popped up. Keep reading »

    Poll: Can You Tell The Difference Between Keira Knightley’s Movie Characters?

    I have this theory that Keira Knightley plays the same character in nearly every movie and gets lauded by critics as if she’s reinvented the wheel every time. With the exception of films like Domino, The Jacket, and Love Actually, Knightley is always cast a period film heroine from an upper-crust family who slums it with a poor guy or wins the heart of a rich cad. To prove my theory, I’ve assembled pictures of six of Keira’s most famous characters. See if you can match the letter of the image to the number of the film. FYI, I’ll reveal the answers at the end of the day, so check back.

    THE FILMS: Atonement (1); The Duchess (2); King Arthur (3); Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy (4); Pride & Prejudice (5); Silk (6)

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    Star Couplings: If Uma Is Pregnant, She Probably Wouldn’t Be Doing This

  • Rumor has it, Uma Thurman is pregnant. [Perez Hilton]
  • Trouble is brewing between Hugh Hefner and his #1 girlfriend, Holly Madison, and she may be moving out of the mansion! Oh no! [Perez Hilton]
  • Minnie Driver gave birth to Henry Story Driver yesterday — she hasn’t revealed who the pops is. [DListed]
  • Contrary to tabloid reports, Brad Pitt says George Clooney is not godfather to twins Knox and Vivienne. [Us Weekly]
  • Naomi Campbell says she wants to have kids, but has been battling infertility problems. [People]
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    The Frisky TV: What Do You REALLY Think Of Fake Breasts?

    Fake boobs! Silicone! Everyone’s getting them! So what do average people really think of people who bump up their mammary glands with plastic, saline, and silicone? Watch and find out! Keep reading »

    5 Reasons We Love…Rachel Maddow

    1. Maddow consistently holds her own with loud mouths like Keith Olbermann and Chris Matthews as a regular panelist on MSNBC. She’s so impressive that she scored a hosting gig for her own news show, The Rachel Maddow Show, starting tonight at 9pm on MSNBC.

    2. Despite reports, she refused to be “prettied up” for her new show. And thank goodness – like we need another fembot anchor with too much eyeliner and teased hair.

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    Poll: Rate The MTV Video Music Awards!

    To help you judge, here’s the show in two minutes, as presented by Best Week Ever! Keep reading »

    Fashion Week: Carolina Herrera & Peter Som

    The image above is the back of basically one of the most beautiful dresses I have ever seen. Is it weird to get married and/or go grocery shopping in a dress like that, especially in that color? More from designer Carolina Herrera, as well as totally divine Peter Som, after the jump… Keep reading »

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