11 Stars Who Made Strange Name Changes In The Middle Of Their Careers

Mos Def says that he is most definitely done with his name. While performing with Talib Kweli this weekend, he revealed that he giving up his moniker and changing it to Yasiin. “I’m retiring the Mos Def name after 2011. I’m actually doing it,” he said. “Mos Def is a name that I built and… More »

11 Stars Who Made Strange Name Changes In The Middle Of Their Careers

Evening Quickies: “Jersey Shore” Twins Want Their Own Reality Show

Jessica Wakeman / September 8, 2011

Brittany and Erica Taltos, “Jersey Shore”‘s blonde “Twinning” twins, have announced on their Facebook fan page that they’re on the hunt for their own reality show. Wait, you mean these girls went back to the Florence apartment and hooked up with The Situation, Vinny and Deena because they want to be on TV? You… More »

Today’s Lady News: 12th-Grader Kicked Out Of School For Being Lesbian

Jessica Wakeman / September 8, 2011

A Christian private school in West Simsbury, Connecticut called The Master’s School asked rising 12th grader Rachel Aviles to leave after it found out she is a lesbian. [Think Progress]
This weekend, Jezebel blogger Jenna Sauers was riding the NYC subway home early in the morning when a man across the subway platform started… More »

La Di Da It’s Fashions Night Out!

Julie Gerstein / September 8, 2011

Pssst … Have you heard? It’s Fashions Night Out–the third annual retail explosion-a-thon where mega-retailers and indie designers alike stay open late as a sort of a commercial nuit blanche, aimed at encouraging customers to engage with their stores, check out new items and buy, buy, buy. Started by Vogue and the Council of Fashio… More »

Our Recollections From 9/11: Ami

Ami Angelowicz / September 8, 2011

It’s been 10 years since the tragic events of September 11, 2001 and we continue to feel very real aftershocks. In the hours, days and weeks following the tragedy, no one could imagine how much our world would change—how our concepts of peace and freedom would shift and morph, and how our sense of nationalMore »