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Puberty Won’t Stop The Little Chippendales!

Wow, so I’ve heard of Little Guns ‘N’ Roses and Little Amy Winehouse (well, she’s a little person, not a child), but I’d never heard of Little Chippendales till just now! It’s so wrong it’s almost right, but not quite.

[The clip is from a 1995 documentary called "The Chippendiddys" which, according to IMDB, is about "a group of pre-teen boys who do a milk and cookies spoof of the world's most famous all male dance troupe!"]
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Frisky Quote Of The Day: Gavin Rossdale

“It’s like being married to three different people in a week, because you never know who’s going to come out of the bathroom.” — Gavin Rossdale, describing life with wife Gwen Stefani, who’s known for her eclectic style. Keep reading »

Gossip Girl Author Expanding Into Adult Territory

Cecily von Ziegesar, the author behind the Gossip Girl series of books, is working on a new series for adults, to be published by Hyperion. The first book, about a group of young adults who meet freshman year of college, is called Cum Laude. She makes Latin sound dirty. [NYMag.com] Keep reading »

Crave: Quiksilver’s New Duds

So I’m flipping through Lucky this morning, which is normally filled with clothes I totally can’t afford (seriously, a $700 shirt guys?), when I noticed a blurb about Quiksilver. You know, the surf clothing company? Apparently they’ve hired a new designer and she’s taking their women’s street wear line in a totally new, awesome direction. Check out the look above, plus a few others after the jump. Catherine, who is out of the office today, is totally going to go ape&%$# for that tie-neck dress. The line won’t start becoming available until mid-July, so mark your calendars. If that dress sells out though, we will know who to blame! [Quiksilver.com] Keep reading »

K-Mart Says Their Sweats Don’t Advocate Abstinence, But Their Website Tells A Different Story

Remember those “True Love Waits” sweatpants we posted about the other day? Well, K-Mart is claiming that the sweats’ message has nothing to do with abstinence and that the bloggers who say that they do are making their own inference. Uh-huh. Cause true love waits for…the sun to shine? True love waits for…the NFL season to start? True love waits for…oh wait, BUSTED. Feministing has got total proof that K-Mart didn’t cover their tracks before lying. Check out the description of the pants to the left. Second bulleted item down, describes the pants’ “bold abstinence screen print”. Nice job ladies. Keep reading »

The Daily Squeeze: Harvard Hates Harry Potter, Nudism, Women Voters, And Teen Sex On The Rise

  • Some Harvard grads were a little pissy that their Ivy League school invited Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling to speak at commencement rather than, say, Bill Gates. Get over it, nerds, J.K. rules! [NPR]
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    I Am Neurotic And So Are You!

    I’ve thought for a very long time that I have some sort of O.C.D. because I can’t function during the day if my bed is unmade and can spot a dust bunny from 20 feet away. But then I heard about this site, i am neurotic, where people submit examples of their own wakcy neurosis, and realized I am totally pretty normal. But wow, do people have funny, interesting little things they have to do in order to remain sane during their every day lives, like:

  • “I cannot poop if my shirt is all the way on. I have to put one arm out of my sleeve, and put that side of my shirt on my shoulder. I also find it hard to poop with my shoes on, and will take them off if I’m at home. If I’m out and about I will suffer through the shoe thing, but not the shirt.”
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    Star Couplings: Shania Twain Ain’t No Quitter

  • Shania Twain posted a message on her website, acknowleging her breakup from husband Mutt Lange, saying, “I need some time to heal this broken heart but make no mistake; I will be back and hopefully stronger than ever.” [Us Weekly]
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    An Extra Special Star Trek Wedding

    Star Trek nerds (Me! Simcha!) rejoice — GeekSugar discovered that the “Star Trek Experience” attraction at the Hilton in Las Vegas offers not one, not two, but five Star Trek-themed wedding packages for geeky visitors wishing to have a Jean-Luc Picard lookalike conduct their ceremony. And, depending on the package, up to four other Star Trek characters will be in attendance. Do you think that instead of saying “I Do” you’re supposed to say “Aye, Aye Sir” instead? [Star Trek Experience] Keep reading »

    Slideshow: Mandy Moore Can Get Under Our Umbrella

    I have a total thing for Mandy Moore that is not very easily explained. She’s no superstar in any department, though I think she’s a decent actress and singer (frankly, I loved her album of cover songs). But something about her seems nice and smart and she’s definitely stylish, which is why we’ve pulled together a slideshow of some of her hottest looks. BUT while I was doing research, I came across this video, of her covering Rihanna’s “Umbrella”. She does it in a very moody way. I like it. And normally I think people should keep their grubby paws off RiRi. Anyway, slideshow after the jump… Keep reading »

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