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I gotta say, given that it’s 2009 and all, I’m just not impressed with how gay and lesbian folks are portrayed on television. Sure, you might see gay couples on TV, particularly of the lesbian variety. But often, these portrayals smack of being publicity stunts. This week, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation did… READ MORE »


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Did you know that in 1954, when Life ran a report showing that kids weren’t learning to read because they found books boring, Theodore Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss) was given an assignment by his publisher to write a book using 250 words from a list of 348? Well, even if you didn’t know that obscure… READ MORE »


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Sara Benincasa, who you may remember as The Frisky’s hilarious “Gossip Girl” recapper, is a host on Sirius’ Cosmo Radio, a Sarah Palin impersonator, and a comedian currently performing her one-woman show in New York City. “Agorafabulous” is all about Sara’s experiences with agoraphobia, an anxiety disorder that, at one point, kept her confined to… READ MORE »


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What happened to the celebs of the world this week??? Jude Law got himself a baby mama, Roseanne Barr posed as a Nazi, and Lindsay Lohan begged for a chance at reprising Marilyn Monroe’s role in a remake of “Some Like It Hot.” It may take all weekend just to wash our brains out after… READ MORE »


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Grace Jones performed at the Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC last night. [Dlisted] — The other costumes are amaaaazing!
Tyra Banks will guest star on the Oct. 5 episode of “Gossip Girl.” [E! Online] — How progressive. The show gets another token!
Tony Romo reportedly hung out with Vanessa Minnillo at a party a couple of… READ MORE »


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The Sun-Sentinal has eight minutes of raw footage that shows four Hollywood cops conspiring to frame a drunk woman after they rear-ended her car. Watch it here. In February, 11-year police veteran Joel Francisco crashed his police cruiser into Alexandra Torrensvilas’ car while she was stopped at a traffic light. Some other crooked cops showed… READ MORE »


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Why do cheerleaders have the most scandalous lives? Like, I know they really want their team to win and they’re willing to shout and kick their legs as high as possible to make that happen, but after that, can’t they just be normal? I guess not.

The latest cheer drama comes to you… READ MORE »


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Damn, it seems like us gals just can’t catch a break! First we found out about summer on-set depression. Now a bunch of new studies are saying that summer is hazardous to women’s health in other ways. And I mean, legitimately dangerous. Sorry to be a downer, but researchers have linked the sunny season to… READ MORE »


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Vancouver-based artist Karin Bubaš was watching “The Hills” last year when she realized the range of emotions shown by the characters on the MTV reality show would make for good art, especially since so many of us are familiar with the drama depicted, so she decided to recreate some of the show’s epic moments using… READ MORE »


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Last week our own Judy McGuire shared her story of being in an abusive relationship. This week, she emailed me to let me know that Safe Horizons, a NYC-based domestic violence program, is currently in competition for a $100,000 grant. She and I would like to encourage you to vote for them by heading to… READ MORE »


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French police were hurriedly searching for the body of a 58-year-old woman who threw herself in front of a train on Tuesday, assuming the 93 miles-per-hour impact would have sent her body flying. There was only a little blood on the platform and on the train itself, so the police brought in helicopters to help… READ MORE »


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In the latest issue of Rolling Stone, singer Rob Thomas says c**t is his favorite word, explaining, “I say it only around men, but I love it. C**t is in Chaucer, in Shakespeare! I say, Let’s bring it back!”

In “The Great List Of Super Offensive Controversial Words,” c**t is probably in the top… READ MORE »