Quickies: James Blunt’s Insensitive Tweet About Auschwitz & Quotes From Bristol Palin’s Memoir

Jessica Wakeman / June 21, 2011

James Blunt tweeted a picture of himself in front of the concentration camp Auschwitz with the message, “Err … this is my hotel in Poland.” What an ass. [Buzzfeed]
Adele has been ordered to stop singing and avoid talking for a whole month. Noooo! [PopEater]
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are trying to sell their… More »

Today’s Lady News: Michele Bachmann, Anti-Gay Pol, Is Using Katy Perry’s “Firework” Anthem

Jessica Wakeman / June 21, 2011

Rep. Michele Bachmann, who is staunchly anti-gay, is using Katy Perry’s song, “Firework,” an anthem to tolerance and acceptance, on her campaign trail. Katy, get on this, quick! [Chicago Sun-Times]
Six Planned Parenthood clinics will close in Minnesota after cuts to federal Title X funding. Here’s how Indiana Planned Parenthood responded to recent budget… More »

Sad Keanu: The Book

Kleenex ready? Because it sure looks like Sad Keanu has inspired a book. In April, Keanu Reeves released the book, Ode To Happiness, along with artist Alexandra Grant. Made up of grayscale images and lettering that looks it might have been smeared by tears, each page contains an uplifting thought like, “I draw a hot… More »

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Mary Kate And Ashley Olsen Want To Mail You T-Shirts

Julie Gerstein / June 21, 2011

This week, mini-moguls Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen launched Stylemint, their line of curated T-shirts. It works similarly to its sister company, Jewelmint, run by actress Kate Bosworth and stylist Cher Coulter, where members sign up to get exclusive pieces of jewelry sent to them each month. With the Olsen’s Stylemint, the tees will… More »

Italy Is The Latest Country To Knock Off “Jersey Shore”

Jessica Wakeman / June 21, 2011

First there was “Jersey Shore,” then there was the UK’s “Geordie Shore” and now Italy is cashing in on its trashiest citizens. A new show called “Tamarreide” has been airing since mid-June, focusing on young “tamarri,” which translates to “sleazeballs.” Instead of a beach house on the boardwalk, the Italia Uno network put eight “tamarri”… More »