German Entrepreneur Trying To Trademark “Freedom Tower” Condoms

By: Catherine Strawn / January 2, 2009

A German entrepreneur is applying for a federal trademark to use the Freedom Tower to market a line of condoms. His proposed slogan is “Freedom Tower: Make Love Not War.” Clearly this guy lacks originality; he stole his product name from the main building in the new World Center Complex that has yet to be… More »


In Bed With … James Franco

By: Kiki T / January 2, 2009

Born: April 19, 1978, Time Unknown, Palo Alto, California
Sun Sign: Aries
Ascendant: Unknown
Moon: Virgo
Venus: Taurus
Mars: Leo… More »


Products We Should Have Thought Of: Strap Perfect

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 2, 2009

A lot of infomercials market products that are totally ridiculous — for example, the Snuggie — but this one is actually something that has Catherine and I saying, “Why didn’t we think of that?” Strap Perfect helps hide pesky exposed bra straps! With something that basically amounts to a flat, round, plastic paperclip! More »


South African Anti-Apartheid Activist Helen Suzman Dies

By: Catherine Strawn / January 2, 2009

Helen Suzman, a South African anti-apartheid activist died yesterday at age 91. During her life, she fought against government repression of the country’s black majority, serving in parliament for 36 years. On her 90th birthday, Suzman said, “I had a wonderful opportunity to use the parliamentary stage to bring the world’s attention to what wa… More »


Star Couplings: Jennifer Garner Is Still Pregnant

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 2, 2009

Despite being seen entering a hospital in Los Angeles, Jennifer Garner has yet to give birth to her second child with husband Ben Affleck. Any day now! [Perez Hilton]
Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson’s relationship continues to be rocky. The two got in a big ol’ fight at the airport on New Year’s Day. [PerezMore »


Kathy Griffin, Uncensored

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 2, 2009

Anderson Cooper interviewed Kathy Griffin on New Year’s Eve and when some hecklers got, uh, out of hand, Kathy let them have it. While her audio was still on. Awesome. More »