Now you can have a gorgeous naked woman on you anytime you want: a naked Irina Shayk is on a T-shirt. The Sports Illustrated‘s swimsuit cover girl posed nude for Marc Jacobs’ “Protect The Skin You’re In” campaign with her hands over her breasts and the copy across her bum. Proceeds from the naked Irina Shayk tees will go towards the NYU Cancer Institute. Model Bar Refaeli will also appear pose nude on shirts for the cause and tweeted pics of her T — naked butt! — on Thursday. You can snag a T at any of the Marc Jacobs stores nationwide. [NY Daily News] Keep reading »
“Our worst enemy is the young ladies. The young girls are bad. I don’t know what they’re drinking today, but they’re bad.”
That’s Jersey City, New Jersey’s Schools Superintendent Charles T. Epps Jr. speaking to a group of Jersey City pastors last Wednesday. Epps was speaking about his efforts to recruit more mentors in the city’s Big Brothers Big Sisters program.
Do I even need to tell you how f**ked up it is that these words came out of the school superintendent‘s mouth? This is what sexism looks like, people. Facepalm. [NJ.com via Clutch Mag] Keep reading »
Lady Gaga released her “Born This Way” album cover images this weekend and fans are more stunned than when she showed up to the Grammy’s inside a giant egg. Half-motorcycle, half-woman, a red lipstick-ed Gaga snarls out from beneath a mane of blonde hair. I think it’s hideous and slightly scary. Does anyone love it? [The Huffington Post, Twitpic via Lady Gaga's Twitter] Keep reading »
Rob Lowe always seemed like a stuffed shirt nowadays to me — a hot stuffed shirt, mind you — based on his buttoned up roles on “The West Wing” and “Brothers & Sisters.” It turns out the guy can bust a move and he did so Thursday night on “Parks & Recreation.” NYmag.com’s Vulture blog aptly calls it “seizure in a club”! Maybe Rob learned how to dance like this from his days hanging out with Charlie Sheen? [NYmag.com] Keep reading »
Nicolas Cage was arrested for domestic abuse in New Orleans when he allegedly shoved his wife on the street early this morning. A “very drunk” Cage was reportedly arguing with his wife, Alice, on the street when a cab driver witnessed him grab his wife by the arm and try to drag her. (TMZ claims the couple was arguing about the address of the apartment they are renting.) When cops arrived, they saw Cage hitting parked cars and trying to get inside a taxi cab to leave, before being ordered to get out. The cops apparently told the couple to just go home but Cage reportedly taunted them twice, daring them to arrest him. Cops called his bluff and arrested him on domestic abuse and disturbing the peace. Bail was set at $11,000 and he was released around noon Saturday. The actor is in New Orleans filming a movie called “Medallion.”
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Gwyneth Paltrow‘s annoying new cookbook My Father’s Daughter (subtitle: Combining Enough Nutrients To Qualify As “Food” For The Over-Privileged & Beautiful) did not need a dramatic reading by a beatnik in a beret to sound douchey. (Private cooking lessons with Jamie Oliver! Gazpacho in Spain! Silent meditations in Japan!) Yet this melodramatic send up is, dare I say, perfect. [You Tube via Jezebel] Keep reading »
“["Perky"] used to bother me because I thought there was a sexist undertone to that word. It meant shallow and cute, but not somebody who had any depth. It did become a pejorative word, but listen, it’s better than ‘bitchy.’”
— “CBS Evening News” anchor Katie Couric on the “perky” label she earned while co-hosting “Today” for 15 years. I don’t recall anyone calling Matt Lauer “perky,” do you? If I had to host “Today” starting at 7 a.m. every day, “bitchy” would totally be the word they’d use to describe me. [NY Times Magazine] Keep reading »
The other day, I read a post on the liberal politics blog, The Daily Kos, called “What Does A Feminist Man Look Like?” and unfortunately I found it a little thin. But I’ve been lucky enough to know a fair number of feminist-minded, progressive men and I could spot one from a mile away. Or I could just tell you about him. What follows is by no means a complete list, but it’s a decent summation of a guy who believes women deserve every bit of dignity, respect and agency given to men.
Men, you might be a feminist if you … Keep reading »