Michelle Obama Pretends To Enjoy A Guinness

By: Ami Angelowicz / May 25, 2011

I will say from personal experience that the Guinness in Ireland is absolutely delicious. But Michelle Obama doesn’t seem to agree. While on a trip to Dublin, Barack enjoyed a pint while Michelle just pretended to. “A” for effort, Michelle. How diplomatic. I would expect nothing less from our First Lady. [Shortlist]… More »


Melissa McCarthy Reveals The Secret Inspiration For Her “Bridesmaids” Character

By: Julie Gerstein / May 25, 2011

By now you’ve probably heard — or seen for yourself — that “Bridesmaids” is totally hilarious and Melissa McCarthy, who plays tomboyish and frisky Megan, is clearly the breakout star of the film. On last night’s “Conan,” she revealed the celebrity inspiration for her character: None other than spiky-haired chef Guy Fieri. “Every scene… More »


The Good, The Bad & The WTF At The “Tree Of Life” Premiere

By: Julie Gerstein / May 25, 2011

Beth Ostrosky Doesn’t Like Howard Stern Tweeting Nakey Photos Of Her

“He’s taken up a new hobby, photography. I’ll be in the bathtub, and there he is, with the camera, and suddenly the pictures are up on Twitter. We have a new policy: He can take all the pictures he likes, but I have to be able to approve the ones that he tweets out.”
—BethMore »


Disqus Commenter Blocking

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 25, 2011

In the last, uh, 10 minutes I’ve gotten a whole bunch of emails from commenters who’ve been blocked from commenting by Disqus. This is definitely some sort of technical error that I am trying to get someone to fix now. If you’ve been blocked, it’s not because you’ve done anything wrong — there’s just some… More »


Is This Dove Ad Racist?

By: Julie Gerstein / May 25, 2011

Look at this advertisement for Dove’s new VisibleCare line. Notice anything “off” about it? I didn’t at first — until rants began appearing around the web claiming that Dove’s model placement seemed suspect. At issue: the African-American model is placed on the “before” side of the ad to signify, say some, that dark skin ca… More »