Christina Aguilera On How “The Sound Of Music” Inspired Her To Sing

“I felt caged by my childhood. And unsafe: Bad things happened in my home; there was violence. ‘The Sound of Music’ looked like a form of release. I watched [Maria] twirl around those mountains, and she was just so free … I would open my bedroom window to sing out like Maria. In my ow… More »


Spanish Town Becomes Smurf Village

This is a photo of Juzcar, a town in Spain that has been chosen for the world premiere of “The Smurfs 3D.” Why? Because the town opted to paint all of its buildings blue and erect oodles of Smurfy statues in public squares. Oh, and the local kids have taken to wearing smurf hats? Here’… More »


Critics Of Toddlers Pole Dancing Are Such A Buzzkill

The Stir / June 18, 2011

A pole dancing class for toddlers offered at a dance studio in England is being attacked by critics who say it’s “promoting sexually precocious behavior” in young kids. But I don’t get what everyone is so worked up about. Isn’t climbing up and down and around a stripper pole just another form of exercise? And… More »


Tobey Maguire Is The New Face Of Prada — Huh?

Julie Gerstein / June 18, 2011

We never thought of Tobey Maguire as much of a style icon, but apparently Miuccia Prada saw something high fashion behind his nerdy exterior. She’s tapped him to be the face of her Fall/Winter 2011 menswear line, shot by David Sims. I’m still not sure it’s working for me. He looks a little out of… More »


Most Stylish Man Contest: Ed Westwick Vs. Joel McHale

Julie Gerstein / June 18, 2011

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A Few Reasons Why He Won’t Call You Back

College Candy / June 18, 2011

It’s happened to the best of us. We go on two or three seemingly perfect dates with the guy we’ve been obsessing over for the longest time, and then…nothing. No phone call, no texts, no anything! All communication ceases, and we’re left wondering what the hell happened? Automatically we switch into it-must-be-my-fault mode. “Was there… More »