Girl Talk: I Want To Date A Good Guy

By: Stephanie Georgopulos / August 2, 2011

There seems to be this undercurrent of a**hole-loving lately; my peers justifying their ill-advised decision to partner with people they believe can and will “change.” I’m all about personal preference, but it seems that while the Nice Guy/A**hole debate rages on, no one has stood up for the Good Guys. More »


“Soul Surfer” Makes For Good Couch Surfing

Bethany Hamilton is one of my heroes. In 2003, she was out for a morning surf in Hawaii when she was attacked by a shark. She lost her arm and 60 percent of her blood—another inch or two and the bite would’ve been fatal. But Bethany didn’t let this traumatic event get her down or… More »


Latoya Jackson Prefers Tigers To House Cats

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 2, 2011

 

Latoya Jackson has a serious phobia of house cats. She fears that one will turn on her suddenly. But tigers, cougars, peacocks, giraffes and llamas—those are no biggie. I don’t want to be around any of the aforementioned animals—dogs are the only creatures I can deal with—but if I had to choose… More »


How Did Your Parents Meet?

By: Julie Gerstein / August 2, 2011

This past weekend, my dad threw my mom a surprise birthday party. This is the second surprise birthday party he’s thrown her in five years, which is partly because I think he just really enjoys organizing surprises and partly because he really loves my mom and this is his way of making her feel special. More »


Gabrielle Giffords Returns To The House Of Representatives, Inspires Bill’s Passage

Last night, something unexpected happened as the House of Representatives voted on the debt-ceiling compromise. (If you haven’t been following, here is the very short story: Democrats and Republicans have been in a deadlock for months over how to handle our debt load, and the government’s ability to borrow money expires at midnight tonight.) With… More »


Morning Quickies: Samantha Ronson Arrested For DUI

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 2, 2011

Samantha Ronson, Lindsay Lohan’s ex, was arrested for a DUI while driving her Porsche out of Las Vegas yesterday. For shame, SamRo. [The Superficial]
“30 Rock” will continue with or without Alec Baldwin, said series producer Lorne Michaels. No, Alec—no! Stay on “30 Rock”! [Screen Junkies]
Kings of Leon is denying that… More »