- Amy Winehouse told some friends she’s interested in butt implants, and they told The Sun. Apparently, she’d like to regain her curves and achieve the perfect pin-up body. [Celebitchy] — Oh honey, just eat a sandwich.
- The Addams Family Musical is happening! Vanity Fair gives us a behind-the-scenes exclusive look at the fab cast including Bebe Neuwirth and Nathan Lane. [Vanity Fair] — Oh my goodness. So happy.
- John Travolta says that starring in a remake of “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” with Tom Cruise is a good idea. [Popeater] — It is not.
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Today is Veterans Day. Even as we’re embroiled in two wars in the Middle East, it’s easy to forget. For most of us, our daily experiences are uninterrupted, and today is simply hump day. Today, NYTimes.com is running a beautifully melancholy op-art piece by Andrea Ventura, which illustrates her grandmother’s childhood memories of WWl in the Italian Alps. That was the Great War, the war that was supposed to end all wars, the one that inspired this country to remember its veterans. Keep reading »
I was an English major. And I read (and devoured) the Twilight books. My friends insist these things ought to be incompatible. I’m supposed to believe in standards! The Oxford comma! And the canon! And I do, but along with all of teenage America, I like Twilight too. And I’m completely unashamed … Keep reading »
- “Dirty Jobs” on Discovery at 10:00 a.m.
- “Little House on the Prairie” on Hallmark at 11:00 a.m.
- “Stardust” on The Movie Channel at 11:25 a.m.
- Sharon Osbourne goes mean on the radio with “Opie & Anthony” while talking about “Britain’s Got Talent” sweetheart, Susan Boyle, saying she’d been hit “with the ugly stick.” [Popeater] — Oy. Seriously, lacking grace, Sharon.
- Shakespeare is coming back to the big screen with another new face. Gerard Butler and Ralph Fiennes will perform in “Coriolanus,” a play that’s hardly ever assigned in high school English. [EW] — My nerd excitement is telling me to go!
- Celebrity chameleons have consumed copious calories, forsworn makeup, worn fake noses, and (horror!) gone brunette for good roles. Reminisce over their many changes in this gallery of faces, from Mariah Carey in “Precious” to Oprah in “Beloved.” [Us Weekly] — Mariah Carey is completely unrecognizable with her natural hair and face.
So, the World Series is over. The Yankees are World Champions of Baseball. Again. For some, this is a time of rejoicing when every happy day is Christmas and the streets overflow with beer. For others, it is a long and tearful road to next year. Then, there’s everyone else — the baseball widows … Keep reading »
Science reveals common sense to be fact! A study conducted by Dr. Bahman Guyuron and published in The Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal researched the appearance of aging twins to determine why one half of the pair would be protected by time while the other would become wrinkled. While the side-by-side slide shows can be shocking, the reasons behind the wrinkles are exactly what your mama warned you about. Keep reading to find out how some of the twins stayed young-looking: Keep reading »