This Happened: President Obama Sings Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together”

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 20, 2012

Putting aside your feelings on his “success” as a President, I think we can all agree that Barack Obama has a pretty mean falsetto. Sing it, sir! More »


Tavi Says Fashion Industry Was “Confused And Angry” At Her

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 20, 2012

“I went to fashion week for the first time when I was 13. People were confused about my being there for a few reasons; one was that I was a blogger. The word itself, ‘blog,’ it’s kind of an ugly word. It just doesn’t sound very legitimate. And fashion as an industry has been really… More »


Listen, Zooey Deschanel, You’re Not Weird — But These 12 Awesome Ladies Are!

By: Julie Gerstein / January 20, 2012

I’ve been on the fence about Zooey Deschanel for some time now. Partly because she sang a ridiculously cute song with My Fantasy Boyfriend a few weeks ago, and partly because I feel that she’s cultivated this totally annoying Manic Pixie Dream Indie Rock Girl persona, and it just seems to goddamn fake. But the… More »


Evening Quickies: Russell Brand Will Write About Katy Perry In His Next Book

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 19, 2012

Russell Brand plans to reveal details of his divorce from Katy Perry in his next memoir and she’s reportedly not happy about it. While I agree that sucks for her privacy, I quote the wise words of John DeVore: “If you go to bed with a writer, you wake up with shit written about… More »


Today’s Lady News: 10 Anthems For A Feminist Revolution

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 19, 2012

This. Just this: 10 anthems for a feminist revolution, written by Amy Klen, a former guitarist for Titus Andronicus and a founder of the feminist art collective Permanent Wave. [Spinner
What would you do if a man who raped you requested you “friend” him on Facebook? [New York Times]
Conservatives are piling… More »


Hot Links: Rag Claims OJ Simpson Is Khloe Kardashian’s Dad & A Study Proves Marriage Won’t Make You Happier

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 19, 2012

Not that it matters who Khloe Kardashian’s “real” dad is, but the National Enquirer is claiming O.J. Simpson — who Robert Kardashian famously defended — provided the spunk in her conception. I happen to think this must be a load of BS. [Evil Beet Gossip]
Katherine Heigl directed her husband Josh Kelley in a… More »