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News

Author Francesca Lia Block, we hope you’ve got Judy Blume on speed dial! Some wackos in Wisconsin are calling for one of your books to be censored in a good ol’ fashioned book-burning. Block’s young adult novel, Baby Be-Bop, is the story of how a teenage boy comes out of the closet to his grandmother. READ MORE »


News

Yet another person is weighing in (sorry, I couldn’t resist) on the so-called “size zero debate,” and those of you who are tired of looking at girls who can count their vertebrae in magazines will love this. British Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman sent an angry letter yesterday to a bunch of leading designers and fashion… READ MORE »


Guys

Good-bye, sex toys, hello Ed Westwick! [GQ via Perez Hilton] … READ MORE »


Celebs

Sometimes celebrities are really generous and help save orphans and build houses for poor people and stuff. And many of them are volunteering their time for this website CharityBuzz.com, which auctions off time with celebrities for donations to the celebrity’s charity of choice. We like this idea, because you can hang out with your favorite… READ MORE »


Celebs

Yeah, we know Joan Jett specifically wanted Kristen Stewart to play her in “The Runaways,” the new film which documents Jett’s early beginnings in a rock group. But why? These photos taken on set show Jett, 51, giving Stewart, 19, pointers on how to imitate her. Am I the only one who sees that Jett — who is decades older… READ MORE »


News

A forest worker has solved the mystery of the missing shoes in the small western German town of Foehren. It turns out a fox was stealing the shoes overnight from outside the locals’ front doors. The worker came across a pile of shoes strewn in front of a fox den and discovered even more shoes… READ MORE »


Style

I remember the days when manicures were fun. More often now, it seems like a burden and an expense when I look at my hands and go, Ugh, I need a manicure so bad. So, when browsing the drug store the other day, I was tempted by this package of nail gems by Fing’rs (creepiest… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Couples that live together are twice as likely to become obese than those that live separately, according to new research. Although cohabitation does result in some health benefits, like decreased cigarette smoking and lower mortality, Penny Gordon-Larsen, associate professor of nutrition at the University of North Carolina, found that married couples and those living together… READ MORE »


Style

I recently heard that the Herve Leger line by Max Azria now includes swimwear, so I decided to see what all the fuss was about. I flipped through the designer’s 2009 summer swimsuit collection online, but to my surprise, a swimsuit was no where to be seen. … READ MORE »


Guys

A naked Sacha Baron Cohen? Even as “Bruno,” he’s no Bar Rafaeli on the cover of Esquire, that’s for sure. Or the model Miranda Kerr on the cover of Rolling Stone. Or even a Bruce Willis and Emma Heming in W. [GQ] … READ MORE »



Style

Every year, the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists re-interpret a classic for Gap. The last couple years, they rethought white shirts. This year, it’s khaki that’s getting a makeover. Our favorite from the collection — though we’d wear them all — is design duo Vena Cava’s khaki zip dress. This certainly ain’t your mama’s chino. [$88,… READ MORE »