New Rules: Young Models Will Be Carded From Now On

By: Julie Gerstein / September 1, 2011

The fashion industry says it’s going to be carding its youngest charges from now on and young models under 16 won’t be allowed to walk in fashion shows anymore. According to Council of Fashion Designers of America head Diane von Furstenberg, girls will be required to carry ID showing proof of age. The measure i… More »


Shannen Doherty Shills For Education Connection

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 1, 2011

Education Connection commercials are diabolical. They run during shows like “Degrassi” and “Teen Mom” and generally contain cute young things signing far-too-catchy songs about how they used EducationConnection.com to find an online degree program. Their jingles implant themselves deep in your brain and you find yourself humming them in the shower, even if… More »


Don Cheadle Is Captain Planet

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 1, 2011

Last month, I let you know that the Cartoon Network was working on a live-action version of “Captain Planet,” the ’90s cartoon that encouraged kids to recycle and turn off lights. Well, either great minds think alike, or Funny or Die totally cribbed the idea. Because in this vid, they have Don Cheadle… More »


Condoleezza Rice Tells Dick Cheney To STFU About Crying

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 1, 2011

“It certainly doesn’t sound like me, now, does it? I would never — I don’t remember coming to the vice president tearfully about anything in the entire eight years that I knew him.” — Ex-Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice politely suggested that ex-VP Dick Cheney STFU after writing in his memoir that she once “tearfully”… More »


Kris Humphries And Ray J: Their Imagined Conversation On An Airplane

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 1, 2011

Now this is majorly awkies. A week after Kris Humphries tied the knot with Kim Kardashian, he ended up a flight from Los Angeles to New Orleans on Sunday with none other than Ray J, Kim’s ex. More specifically, the ex with whom she recorded the sex tape which made her famous and that a… More »


Hair Salon Defends Domestic Violence-y Ad

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 1, 2011

“Look good in all that you do” is not a slogan you expect to see next to a woman with a nasty-looking black eye. Then again, no one denies the Fluid hair salon in Edmonton, Alberta, was not trying to shock. The ad depicts a woman with a funky hairdo and a black eye sitting… More »