Home Style Inspiration: Marie Antoinette

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 10, 2011

I’m reading a book about Marie Antoinette and I can’t decide if I want to be her best friend or if she was basically an 18th century version of The Real Housewives of Versailles. Maybe both? One thing’s clear though: this queen had an amazing sense of style. Her palaces were filled with sumptuous fabrics,… More »


Morning Quickies: Paul McCartney Marries Nancy Shevell

Jessica Wakeman / October 10, 2011

Paul McCartney wed his longtime girlfriend Nancy Shevell in London this weekend. His daughter Stella McCartney designed Nancy’s gown and daughter Beatrice (with ex-wife Heather Mills) served as a flower girl. Congratulations! [Daily Mail UK]
Cue a sigh of relief: Netflix announced this morning it’s not breaking up the company into two service… More »


“Dedication To My Ex” By Lloyd Is The Women’s Studies Dept Worst Nightmare (NSFW)

Jessica Wakeman / October 10, 2011

What is there to say about “Dedication To My Ex,” the catchy pop song by Lloyd all about his ex’s vagina? I mean, really, what should I say?  I’ve been sitting here typing and deleting and typing again and … I just don’t know what to say. “Dedication To My Ex” is a super-catchy po… More »


11 Celebs Relive Their Worst Dates Of All Time

Celebs—they’re just like us! Despite their good looks and mega bank accounts, they have a rough time on the dating trail too. Take, for example, miss Tori Spelling.
“Back in my 20s when I was on ‘90210,’ I was at a club one night and bumped into a guy that I hadn’t seen since high… More »


F**k Yeah, Feminist Ryan Gosling!

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 10, 2011

I didn’t think anything could be better than the “F**k yeah, Ryan Gosling”/”Hey Girl” meme about my boo, but then “F**k Yeah, Feminist Ryan Gosling” came along and appealed to my Betty Friedan-loving, bell hooks-reading side. Check a couple more after the jump and the full site here. More »


Beyonce’s “Countdown” Video Forgot To Count Belgian Choreographer As An Influence

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 10, 2011

Last week, when we oohed and ahhed over the awesomeness that is Beyonce’s video for “Countdown,” we noted all the many pop culture references she paid homage to: Audrey Hepburn in “Funny Face”! Jennifer Beals in “Flashdance”! Bob Fosse! Dreamgirls! Mary Quant! Well, we failed to mention Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, a Belgian choreographer, from whom… More »