Planning a royal wedding is no joke—Kate Middleton has resigned from her post at her parent’s party supply company to attend to all the assorted details of her April 29th nuptials. Already, we’re a little worried that the event might be stuck in the ’80s—Kate is wearing Diana’s decade-of-decadence engagement ring, the couple’s engagement photos look eerily like the ones Princess Charles and Diana took back in the day, and the wedding is going down in Westminster Abbey which … booorrrring. And now we hear that the Buckingham Palace staff has sent out save-the-date notices to the royal families of Europe—by fax machine. I mean, couldn’t they just have sent carrier pigeons? [OMG News, People] Keep reading »
Pony play is erotic or non-sexual role play where one person is the animal and one is the owner. It is often used in a BDSM context where the submissive person is humiliated by being treated as an animal. PETA can’t be happy about this. Stomp! Whinny! Neigh!
Behold, The CW’s ad campaign for the “Vampire Diaries,” which returns with new episodes this week. Naturally, it’s causing quite a kerfuffle since “VD” is usually short for “venereal disease.” The CW’s response to the hoopla: “VD simply stands for Vampire Diaries, and anyone who thinks otherwise should probably get themselves checked out.” Which is actually some nice word play. [EW] Keep reading »
Are you a wannabe screenwriter between the ages of 16 and 22 in the U.K.? Good, well then we’ve got a gig for you. “Skins” is looking for writers of the young, cool, not-at-all-professionals variety. “We’re looking for someone to come and help us with the development and writing of ‘Skins’ series six,” writes the show’s co-creator, Jamie Brittain. “We’re a bit obsessed with finding new, young, exciting voices to help us write our show, so we thought we’d run a competition to find some. We’ve done stuff like this before and it’s worked out really well.” Keep reading »