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Well this is a new one. Over the weekend, a car crash in Middleton Township, PA, occurred after a driver swerved to avoid a blowup doll in the middle of the street. It seems like someone let their plastic, inflatable girlfriend get away! But not the guys we found … they’re keeping their sex dolls near and dear!
Suppose you’re looking to drown your sorrows at the bottom of a pint glass. Where might be the best place to do that? A survey done by The Daily Beast examined cities based on the number of heavy drinkers and binge drinkers, the number of alcohol-related deaths, and the average number of drinks per person per month. At the top of the list? Milwaukee, WI, followed by Fargo, ND. We suppose this makes sense: Fargo and Milwaukee are cold-weather towns, but they’re followed on the list by San Francisco, CA, Austin, TX and Reno, NV—all party- and tourism-heavy cities. Surprisingly not in the top 40: New York City and Los Angeles. [The Daily Beast] Keep reading »
This feisty little number from Thursday Friday offers women the chance to carry the tres coveted (and expensive!) Hermès Birkin bag at a tiny, tiny fraction of the price. Says Olena Sholomytska, one half of the design duo behind the line, “We ended up with a surreal design that references luxury but is ultimately an anti-status status symbol.” The canvas tote, screen-printed with the Birkin bag likeness, retails for around $35, and can carry anything from groceries to books — or conceal your real Birkin from purse snatchers. [T Magazine] Keep reading »
We like each other, right? That’s why I feel that I can ask you guys to do me a special favor — purchase clothes from the new Urban Outfitters catalog for me. I mean, I’ll totally share them with you, and we can swap any time you like. I just think the following seven pieces really, really need to be in my closet, m’kay?
While you were off drinking and carousing with your friends this past New Year’s, the fine people of Comanesti, Romania, were participating in maybe one of the coolest New Year’s rituals on earth. Each year, town residents dress up as bears and travel from house to house and dance to ward off evil. As you do. [Huffington Post] Keep reading »
Hallelujah! Lindsay Lohan is finally out of rehab. After three months at the Betty Ford Center, Lindsay’s completed her required rehab and is now free to go. Reportedly, she’ll be staying a few more days to finalize everything, and then she’s on her own. After the jump, we’ve developed a 10-point program to get her back on top where she belongs. Keep reading »
We know you had a blast this New Year’s, but how did some of our favorite celebs ring in 2011? If you’re Lindsay Lohan, you pull a Gandhi quote out of your butt. Lindsay is apparently turning over a new, mellow leaf. She tweeted: “Today is the first day of the rest of my life. ‘The future depends on what we do in the present.’ -Mahatma Gandhi… One step at a time….” That’s right, Lindz.
After the jump, we’ve got a roundup of some of Twitter’s most, uh, prolific and famous users. Keep reading »
Tell me, how many times have you heard this song in your dentist’s office waiting room? This 1990 track from British band Go West appeared on the soundtrack to the hooker-with-a-heart-of-gold movie “Pretty Woman” and became a pop radio staple. And actually, it’s pretty dang good. [Daily Motion] Keep reading »
Oh look, it’s another totally adorable movie trailer proposal. Todd Cavanaugh wanted to propose to his girlfriend Elizabeth Baldanza (Miss New York 2007), so he enlisted a film production crew to make a totally original movie trailer. Man, these guys are making regular old proposals look so lame. [Urlesque] Keep reading »