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Pop in your mouth guard before you read this post, if you’re a tooth grinder. The good news first: According to the Washington Post, more women’s shelters have been opening in Afghanistan since 2001, when the Taliban was officially overthrown. A ministry of women’s affairs is now supposedly overseeing women’s constitutionally… READ MORE »


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Of all the problems that Morehouse College faces in this time of economic and social upheaval, the Atlanta all-male school—which graduated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Spike Lee—is concentrating on its dress code. Specifically, the school is picking on five transvestite students, who apparently have been sporting perfectly fine grades and perfectly fabulous sample… READ MORE »


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When 52-year-old Jo Ellen Nolan lost her job this year, she jumped right up and landed a new one—as an exotic dancer. I think that’s fantastic; I’m much younger than her, and I don’t consider my legs eligible for that kind of backup plan. Jo Ellen expected that the younger strippers at the club would… READ MORE »


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Consider this a cautionary tale. A few weeks ago, Latin Grammy winner Alejandra Guzmán went to a clinic run by Valentina Albornoz to get injections meant to make her butt shapelier, which we think is strange because her posterior was plenty shapely just the way it was. The moment that the injection entered her body,… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Have you seen this video yet? The Broke-Ass Bride, aka Dana LaRue, stars with her lucky groom in a wedding video where they rap their love story to tune of the “Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air” theme song. Evidently, more and more folks are getting into making (potentially) viral videos of their big day. A… READ MORE »


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We have a new duo to crown with the Stupidest Couple Award. Brian Dykes and Mindy McGhee got hitched at the Angel’s View Wedding Chapel in Tennessee. A few hours later, after closing time, they returned and robbed the place. An employee spotted them making off with the chapel’s cash box and recognized them from… READ MORE »


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Australian tavern worker, Allyson White, was sitting in the passenger seat of a truck driven by an unnamed, unlicensed driver when it crashed in the hysterically named town of Humpty Doo. Now, the Australian media is reporting that White may have been partly responsible. Police are suspicious that she was giving the driver a BJ,… READ MORE »


Entertainment

It’s the time of year when production companies start working on pilots for shows they hope will be picked up to air next year. One such show is “The Quickening,” which will be written by the awesome Jennifer Salt of “Nip/Tuck” and will star the lovely Radha Mitchell as a bipolar detective whose medication stabilizes… READ MORE »


Celebs

Forbes has released its annual list of “Prime-Time’s Top-Earning Women.” And who wants to be on top? Tyra Banks out-posed the competition, earning $30 million last year—almost twice as much as uber-annoying Katherine Heigl, who clocked in at number two in the survey at $18 million. I couldn’t even pick the third highest earner, Marg… READ MORE »


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California’s Kindergarten Cop has pumped up a decade-old law for fining paparazzi who illegally take photos or recordings. Now, in addition to the photographer, celebrities will be allowed to sue the outlets who buy and use the offensively obtained material. That might not strike most of us as an extreme measure, but lawsuits are daunting. READ MORE »


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Porn star Lorelei Lee, who took her stage name from Marilyn Monroe’s iconic bombshell in “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,” has been nominated for three Adult Video News Awards. But don’t underestimate her—she’s a serious smartie who is getting a master’s degree from NYU’s coveted creative writing program and has published short stories in $pread magazine and… READ MORE »


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Is it just us, or are colleges getting kind of prudish? A week after Tufts banned having sex in your dorm when your roommate is present, Towson University is up in arms over a column that ran in the campus newspaper, The Towerlight. A student who goes by the pen name “Lux” writes a regular… READ MORE »


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I’m always on the lookout for ways I can annoy people a little less. Thankfully, the Marist Institute for Public Opinion (MIPO) has released a survey declaring the most annoying phrases in the English language—”you know” is second only to the word “whatever.” Eek, I say both! Thanks, Marist Institute, for making me watch it. READ MORE »


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It’s no exaggeration when I say that a ton of magazines closed this week. Conde Nast’s Gourmet (sob) and Cookie have heard the death knell. That’s why I was surprised to see that a new one, Get Married, is launching. Seriously, another bridal magazine? Why is a company introducing a new bridal publication after it’s… READ MORE »



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Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay made his debut on “Dancing With the Stars” with the cha-cha and made our hearts beat to the rhythm of “Wild Thing.” But now, at the urging of doctors and ABC producers, DeLay will withdraw from the competition after being diagnosed with stress fractures in both feet from dancing. READ MORE »



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I’m way excited for Pam and Jim’s wedding on “The Office,” Thursday night. Almost as excited as a bridesmaid who knows she’ll be getting some from the best man. Of all the sitcom romances I’ve seen over the years, theirs is the most real, the most subtle and the most fulfilling. They’ve survived five seasons… READ MORE »