Morning Quickies: “Black Swan” Interns Sue Over Unpaid Coffee-Fetching

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 30, 2011

Two interns who worked on the movie “Black Swan” are suing Fox Searchlight Pictures because they don’t believe their coffee-fetching and lunch order-taking qualified as “educational” enough to justify labor laws about unpaid internships. [New York Times]
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6 Men’s Fashion Trends We Love

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 30, 2011

Men’s fashion trends are really hit and miss. Remember JNCO jeans, for example? Or button-up shirts with silver dragons printed across the back? So upsetting. Lately, though, men’s trends have been on point. From workboots to elbow patches, here is a roundup of some of the current men’s looks we’re loving. Keep up the good… More »


Oh Hey, Just Some Robots Having Sex, No Biggie

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 30, 2011

In my nightmares, this is what the future of mankind looks like. Like, 347 years from now, the aliens are going to come and turn us all into cyborgs and force us to act out our archaic sexual practices in museums. (This is actually a window display at a Russian department store. I have no… More »


The Sober Pill Is On The Way

By: Ami Angelowicz / September 30, 2011

Scientists are hard at work on a pill that will limit the effects of alcohol on our brains, so that we can drink more without acting stupid. An experimental “sober pill” was given to a group of mice who, despite being sufficiently sauced, did not act like drunken a**holes. Uh, how do drunk mice normally… More »


Patti Stanger’s Relationship Theories, Debunked

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 30, 2011

Patti Stanger did not make many friends this week when she argued that gay men aren’t into monogamous relationships. “There is no curbing the gay,” she said on “Watch What Happens Live” in front of Andy Cohen looking like he just got run over by an angry real housewife. “I’ve tried to curb you people… More »


Michelle Obama Stocks Up At Target

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 30, 2011

The First Lady was spotted on a bit of a shopping spree at Target this week. I honestly did not realize she could just waltz into Tar-jay like any ol’ bargain-seeker; does the Secret Service have to do a sweep of the store first? Also, I wonder if she’s got any Missoni in those bags… [Buzzfeed]… More »