When Jake Gyllenhaal started dating Taylor Swift back in 2010, he must’ve known he was gambling that a song might be written about him down the road. So, is this it? If a blogger from Oh No You Didn’t! with a lot of time on his/her hands is to be believed, “Begin Again,” is Tay-Tay’s Jake Gyllenhaal breakup song. The theory is that Taylor is singing about moving on after getting dumped by Jake and relishing the sweetness she found with Will Anderson from the band Parachute. One clue is that she and Will Anderson dated eight months after Jake and she mentioned “eight months” in the song; Will is also a James Taylor fan and she makes a reference to all her “James Taylor records.” And then there’s a whole bunch of other little digs at Jake — or whomever — about how he never laughed at her jokes and didn’t like when she wore high heels. I wouldn’t put it past John Mayer to have been a dick like that, either, though. Gurl, we’ve got to help you get better taste in men. [ONTD]
Well, if you believe the rumors, Robert Pattinson has apparently decided to forgive Kristen Stewart for cheating on him with married director Rupert Sanders — and I, for one, am glad to hear it. In fact, I hope that the media and fans of the “Twilight” series get over it sooner rather than later too. In this first episode (UPDATE: Now presented in one long streaming video, without ad breaks and viewable on mobile devices) of our soon-to-be regular web series, “We’re Begging You,” I go off — and, spoiler alert, mime a double hand job! – about why everyone should just leave Kristen Stewart alooooooone! Check it out above and I look forward to hearing what you think — about the topic and the video itself — in the comments!
The trailer for “Vamps,” Amy Heckerling’s first movie with Alicia Silverstone since “Clueless,” is here — and it looks really funny. It stars Silverstone and Krysten Ritter as two vampires looking for love in all the wrong places. And the dude who plays Matthew Crawley on “Downton Abbey” plays Ritter’s love interest. I. Can’t. Wait!
G.O.B. tampons: they’re feminine hygiene products by the people who know a woman’s body best — old Republican men! With flaps and wings and widgets and hooziwhatsits for all your confusing lady parts, a woman could not have invented it better herself. (No, seriously, she couldn’t have: she’s not allowed.)
“Saturday Night Live” skits can be hit or miss but it’s impossible for skits about periods to not be funny. I mean, hello? Tina Fey in the Annualle skit? I still crack up thinking about it to this day. [NBC]
Two years ago, I got food poisoning from some babaganoush and barfed inside a downtown 5 train on the New York City subway.
This morning I had the opposite experience when a total stranger barfed on me in the Q train during my Monday morning commute.
It’s the circle of life.
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When my brother texted me a picture of this sign that he found hung up on the wall of his rural high school, I knew I had found my true calling. I mean, I’ve come across many miniature horse care and feeding jobs in my day, but none with such a flexible schedule. Amelia, consider this post my two weeks’ notice. Time to give this mysterious “Carol” a call…