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Rumor: Angelina Jolie Eager To Direct Mommy Porn “Fifty Shades Of Grey”

Fifty Shades of Grey has been referred to as “Mommy porn,” so it actually makes sense that mother of six, Angelina Jolie, might be eager to direct the film adaptation of E.L. James‘s popular novel.  The steamy trilogy has picked up steam in the last two months and it seems anyone and everyone is reading the books, which tell the story of Ana Steele and Christian Grey’s kinky relationship. Hollywood has also been buzzing with industry predictions on who will win the coveted roles that are sure to send a few careersskyrocketing. Read more…

Words Of Wisdom From Mad Women

After an eventful season, the “Mad Men” season finale airs this Sunday. Don Draper might be the star talent of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, but Joan, Peggy, Betty, Trudy, Megan, and the rest of the ladies of the show have always intrigued us, and we love their quippy one-liners on life, love, and sex. Check out some of our favorite words of wisdom from the women of “Mad Men” from all the seasons! Read more…

Natasha Trethewey, African-American Pulitzer Prizewinner, Named Poet Laureate

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  • Natasha Trethewey, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, has been named Poet Laureate of the United States. Trethewey has written three collections of poetry, one nonfiction book, and teaches creative writing at Emory University. She is the first Southerner to win since the first-ever laureate and the most recent black poet laureate since 1993. Her fourth book of poems, Thrall, is scheduled for publication in the fall. [New York Times]
  • Find out more about an utterly scary “super bill” restricting access to abortion proposed by Michigan State Representative Bruce Rendon, a Republican. [Feministing, Think Progress
  • A “booth babe” at this week’s Computex exhibition in Taiwan says tech companies are pressuring women they hire to man the booths to show more and more skin. [CNET] Keep reading »

Get Ready To Cry: Mister Rogers Gets Auto-Tuned

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R.I.P., Fred Rogers. God, I miss him. Watching this Mister Rogers auto-tune, it’s almost as if I’m five and he’s my neighbor again. There are so many ideas growing in the garden of my mind right now. Like who will be inspire the children of this world now that he’s gone? And … it’s a shame that Mister Rogers and Mr. McFeely never cut an album together. [Buzzfeed]

Are You Dating Someone High On Bath Salts? Let’s Find Out!

High On Bath Salts
We hear people are getting high on bath salts these days. Read More »

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Erykah Badu Has Major Beef With The Flaming Lips

Are you familiar with The Flaming Lips? Then maybe you heard about their newest video, “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face,” a collaboration with singer Erykah Badu and her sister Nayrok. The video was leaked to Pitchfork a couple of weeks back, and featured vocals from Erykah, plus images of a naked Nayrok careening through the streets. When it first appeared on the web, it made a big splash — inciting controversy for its blatant nudity — and garnering major publicity for The Flaming Lips.

But a few people weren’t very happy with it — namely Ms. Badu, who claims that the band’s singer Wayne Coyne took advantage of her and misrepresented her image. The video includes imagery of Nayrok splattered with blood, glitter and what looks like semen. And it also features images of a naked Erykah in a tub — images she says Coyne coerced her into doing. Keep reading »

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