Fifty Shades of Grey! Fifty Shades of Grey! Fifty Shades of … ahhhh! Somebody get me an aspirin. I have not read this book.I have no plans to read this book. And yet I hear about this damn book so much it feels like I’ve read it. Ackk!! Why do I have no interest in it? I don’t know exactly. I don’t want to eat a live squid either and no one asks me to explain that.
But if I HAVE to give reasons, here are some: I read two paragraphs of the sample chapters on Amazon and couldn’t get any farther. (Okay, so I read some.) I have other books that I want to read, and time is limited, so why would I waste my time reading something I don’t? I do not judge you for reading the book (well, I do, but silently), so please do not judge me for not reading. Deal?
Maybe you also know some elusive women who don’t want to read this book. Here are 11 annoying things Fifty Shades fans say to them. And shouldn’t! Read more…
“30 Rock”‘s Liz Lemon isn’t a lady most of us take our sartorial cues from. But her witty one-liners? That’s another matter. You can broadcast love for Liz with this cute powder blue tee from the NBC Store, emblazoned with Liz’s famous phrase “I want to go to there.” And if that’s not your favorite Liz-ism, they’ve got “What the what!” and “Blurgh!” tees as well. Did anyone else realize there was the proper spelling of “blurgh”? [$26, NBC Store]
All praise to whomever spent the endless hours it took to produce this incredible new episode of “Got 2 B Real,” the diva variety show. You know it took hours and hours and hours to voice and edit this bitch. Welcome to the Diva Variety Show, featuring Aretha “Hateretha” Franklin, Chaka Khan, Patti LaBelle, Rihanna, Beyonce, Dionne Warwick, Christina Aguilera, Mariah Carey and Fantasia. As Chaka Khan says, “Shut your shade throwers, open up the blinds.” [YouTube]
Romance novels — perhaps fun to read, but totally embarrassing to be caughtreading. Just look at these 10 completely WTF covers of popular romance titles…
Back in the day, MTV asked that Kurt Cobain effectively sing along to the pre-recorded tracks during one of Nirvana’s “live” performances on the network.But he wasn’t into the idea of faking it their way. So he gave them vocals — only not the vocals you might expect. Enjoy this rendition of “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” featuring Kurt mimicking Ian Curtis or Morrissey. [YouTube]