7 New Ways To Ring In The New Year

Sarah Von Bargen / December 20, 2011

New Year’s Eve is completely overwrought with expectation, isn’t it?  Will your party be hip-hop-video-caliber awesome? Who are you going to kiss? And most importantly, are you wearing enough sequins?

It’s enough to make a girl throw up her hands and stay in watching re-runs of “Breaking Bad.”

Never fear, friend. More »

We Need to Talk About Kitten

Julie Gerstein / December 20, 2011

The kitten, the kitten is out of control. Out of control!!! The kitten is terrorizing Tilda Swinton! Will you do nothing about the kitten? [Boing Boing]… More »

Morning Quickies: James Franco Earns “D” Grade At NYU

Jessica Wakeman / December 20, 2011

James Franco earned a D in his NYU Master’s Degree class “Directing The Actor” after he missed 12 of 14 classes. The professor who doled out the bad grade, Jose Angel Santana, claims he was wrongfully terminated for not coddling the actor. [Us Weekly]
Rihanna went off on Twitter at the Dutch magazine… More »

Shopping Guide: Your Sexy New Year’s Eve Dress

Julie Gerstein / December 20, 2011

Stop what you’re doing. Do you have your New Year’s Eve planned yet? Do you know what you’re wearing, at least? If not, take a look at these gorgeous party dress options — full of sparkle, print patterns and plenty of detail. More »

Courtney Stodden Gets Into The Christmas Spirit By Straddling Santa

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 20, 2011

Hey wait! That’s not Santa — that’s creepy Doug Hutchison, Courtney’s much-much-older husband. Hard to tell though, as I’m pretty sure Doug is closer to Santa’s age than he is to Courtney’s. Anyway, I just love Courtney’s yuletide spirit. It’s enough to get Scrooge in the mood for egg nog, wrapping presents, and kissing under… More »

Reader Call-Out: What’s The Best Book You Read This Year?

Jessica Wakeman / December 20, 2011

‘Tis the season for end-of-year  lists. Craziest celebs of the year, wackiest outfits of the year, all that jazz. But here’s an end-of-year list for us bibliophiles: the best books we’ve read all year.  If you have a kickass recommendation for a book — fiction, non-fiction, poetry, whatever — send me the title, author, and… More »