Zergnet: Simply Irresistible
- Jason Mraz admits that the Jonas Brothers’ “Introducing Me” sounds a lot like his “I’m Yours,” but he isn’t planning to sue. [PopEater]
- After comparing the new punishment for weed possession in California to the fine of “a speeding ticket,” Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger declared that “no one cares” about marijuana use. [Starpulse.com]
- Niels Arden Oplev, director of the Swedish “Millennium Trilogy,” is slamming the English-language adaptation of “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.” [Celebuzz]
This past Sunday was my 25th birthday. While I don’t think of 25 as old, I definitely think of it as getting older, as I am now closer to 30 than 20.
At this sort of “in-between” moment, I got to thinking about what a difference five years can make.
I’m a completely different person at 25 than I was at 20, and although I’m thankful to have learned from my mistakes, there are a few things I wish I knew then that I know now. Read more … Keep reading »
- Hannah Williams, 16, of Melbourne, Australia, says she can’t bring her 15-year-old girlfriend Savannah Supski to the school’s formal dance, but that she could bring a male date instead. Girl, you should call up Constance McMillen, that Mississippi lesbian who got the ACLU to sue her school district and won! [Queerty]
- Rev. Flip Benham, a conservative pastor in North Carolina, was found guilty yesterday of stalking abortion providers. Benham is responsible for putting up posters which read “WANTED” over the faces of doctors who do abortions and give out addresses. Benham claimed the posters were allowed under free speech, but doctors said the Wild West-style posters are a threat. [Charlotte Observer]
- For the first time ever, more women than men earned doctoral degrees during the ’08-’09 school year. The ladies also earned six out of ten master’s degree that year. [Washington Post]
Last night, Glamour magazine held its “Women of the Year Awards” at Carnegie Hall in NYC to honor amazing ladies in many a discipline. From what we can gather on Twitter, it sounds like it was quite possibly the most fabulous event of the year! Celebs galore provided inspiring words, including Oprah, Cher, Fergie, Tavi, and tons more! Check out some of the Twitter highlights we’ve rounded up, after the jump! Keep reading »
Maybe you’ve got some expendable cash — why not do some good with it? Help out some great charity organizations like New Yorkers for Children and GLAAD with CharityBuzz, a top online auction house that partners different nonprofit organizations with luxury items up for bid. Charity Buzz has teamed up with Women’s Wear Daily and top echelon designers to celebrate WWD’s 100th Anniversary. Bob Hope once said, “If you haven’t any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.” We agree. Besides, these are some completely over-the-top, one-of-a-kind items designed by some of the biggest names in fashion! Above, Tommy Hilfiger’s WWD@100 Wagoneer (proceeds go to Millennium Promise) comes with a red stitched, navy cowhide steering wheel and signature plaid reupholstered seats. It’s perfect for those family road trips we have in the movies in our head! Next minimum bid: $13,000.
After the jump check out a few more of our favorites including a one-of-a-kind Oscar de la Renta dress and Christian Dior artwork.