Latoya Jackson Prefers Tigers To House Cats

 

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?

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

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 »


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Lady Gaga’s Meat Dress Saved For Posterity By Dedicated Taxidermist

I know it’s a question that has kept you up at night for months—whatever happened to Lady Gaga’s meat dress? Apparently, it did not end up as maggot food. After Gaga wore the dress at the 2010 VMAs, her handlers stuck it in the freezer, though parts were already decomposing a tad. From there, the… More »