Jessica Wakeman

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Entertainment

After 90 years, The Beaver magazine has announced it will change its name after a losing battle with online porn filters. It turns out most folks searching for “beaver” online are not looking for a historical periodical about Canada! “Nearly a century ago, it probably seemed the perfect name for a magazine about the fur… READ MORE »


Style

What I’m Wearing Today:

Geiger jacket from a secondhand shop
black top from Aqua at Bloomingdale’s
Rodarte for Target skirt
black tights
Forever 21 high-heeled silver shooties
Banana Republic sparkly cocktail ring
Ann Taylor Loft faux gray pearl necklace
sparkly jeweled Forever 21 barrette
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Love & Sex

This is all kinds of hilarious: Comedian Giulia Rozzi reenacts posts from brides-to-be on a wedding message board where they’re talking about engagement ring size. It’s kind of long, but worth watching till the end—or at least until the woman who takes belly-dancing classes appears. [The Message Board] … READ MORE »


News

‘This’ is not going to be a debate about abortion,” Sedgwick Country District Judge Warren Wilbert said recently. But even if with the best of intentions, what he’s presiding over will seem to a lot of people to be about abortion — the trial of Scott Roeder, the anti-abortion extremist who has confessed to shooting… READ MORE »


News

What a mess: the one-child policy instituted in China in the 1980s to control the population has caused a total lopsidedness in the dating pool. A recent study by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences found that in 10 years there will be a serious “bride shortage,” as 24 million Chinese men will have no… READ MORE »


News

Miep Gies, who helped shelter Anne Frank’s family, died yesterday at 100. After their Amsterdam hiding spot was busted by police, Gies, a secretary in the office where Frank’s family hid, rounded up Anne’s papers and locked them in a drawer. She claimed she never read Anne’s diary both because she did not want to… READ MORE »


Style

What I Am Wearing Today:

H&M black studded sweater
Anthropologie frilly, purple tank
Zara gray miniskirt
H&M black leggings
Baker’s boots
bunny necklace from Etsy.com
Marc by Marc Jacobs heart ring … READ MORE »


Celebs

Focus! That’s the slogan Gatorade wanted their “Gatorade Tiger Focus” beverage to be known for—not “unfaithful.” But despite the fact that Gatorade dropped its Tiger Woods drink in early December, some merry pranksters in Denver replaced the labels on Gatorade bottles with ones reading “UNFAITHFUL” where the company’s usual “FOCUS” message should be.

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Celebs

“[While filming in freezing cold water] the only way to keep warm was by pouring a mix of boiling water and river water down your suit. We were finally done shooting for the day, and one of the crew guys asks if I want to warm up before I go. I’m like, ‘Nah, I’m good.’ READ MORE »


Love & Sex

I feel like I need to issue a preemptive apology to my mother, my boyfriend’s mother and my boyfriend’s grandmother: I won’t be a “fun” bride.

I will probably be more of a wet blanket, really. I won’t get excited about table settings or flower girl dresses. I won’t even care about the… READ MORE »


Celebs

Rrrow! Megan Fox, like you’ve never seen her before!

Oh, who are we kidding? This ad for Emporio Armani underwear is like every photo shoot starring Miss Sexy Face. Not that we’re complaining, mind you. [Fashion Indie] … READ MORE »


News

It was inevitable: Sarah Palin has signed with the Fox News Channel to appear “on a regular basis” as part of “a multi-year deal.” Alaska’s ex-guv will allegedly not get her own show, but instead “will host an occasional series.” Any guesses what her sure-to-be-entertaining series will cover? Put ‘em in the comments. [New… READ MORE »



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