Before she kept “The Golden Girls” in line, Bea Arthur was fo reals a staff sergeant! Although she vehemently denied ever serving in the military(WTF?!), the truth has come out posthumously. Turns out, during WWII, when the military began to accept female reserves in 1943, Bea was one of the first to enlist. U.S.A! U.S.A.! Find out her story after the jump …. Keep reading »
Jenna Bush is about to become a New Yorker. She and hubby Henry Hager have sold their townhouse in Baltimore, moved out in an unmarked truck last week, and are reportedly now house hunting in New York City. Which will be convenient for Jenna since her twin sister Barbara already lives in the Village (that is where she is supposedly crashing at the moment) and because it will bring her closer to the “Today” show studio, where she is an occasional correspondent. Her husband will continue his energy gig in Baltimore, we guess working from afar. [NY Daily News]
New York is a tough town. After the jump, some advice to Jenna for making it here. Keep reading »
Paris Hilton gets in the holiday spirit. Unrelated: Her hands look totally crrrraaa-zy.
To her credit, Lady Gaga can claim being one of the era’s loudest fashion influences and her resume does boast innovation (meat dresses, anyone?) and important work in the industry (lookin’ hot for MAC, two years in a row). But does that make her qualified to teach college students about fashion? Apparently, the pop star has appealed to NYC’s Parsons School for Design to become an artist-in-residence. A “source” (whatever that means) says that Gaga wants to “use her famous fashion sense and avant-garde art obsession to launch an academic career,” and that “She would like to teach in the fashion-design programme and wants to incorporate elements of music study, popular culture and media studies.” Keep reading »
Apparently, Carrie Fisher’s hobby is outing closeted gay men. Now that she’s clean she has to do something with her time. In the latest issue of The Advocate, she talks about her gay ex-husband (Bryan Lourd), the gay ghost that haunts her (Gregory Stevens), and her favorite gay movie star. Here’s a hint for who she named for that distinction: John Travolta. Keep reading »
Sometimes you can’t help loving something despite the fact that you know it’s kind of wrong. (Except this scenario makes it all the more desirable. For further reading see: most great works of classic literature.) Take, for example, these Juicy Couture sequined fingerless gloves, or “hand warmers” as they are referred to in the description. Aside from being slightly impractical, they’re also something you don’t really need, and the price isn’t exactly budget-friendly. But sometimes you just know what will make you happy.