When Barbara Walter’s book Audition came out last month, all anyone could talk about was her relationships with Alan Greenspan and Massachusetts Senator Edward Brooke. The audio book, abridged down to six hours and read by Barbara herself, tells the story of Barbara’s career and married life, but it skips over her relationships with men outside of her three marriages. Maybe Barbara and her people decided that the people who listen to audio books might not be able to handle hearing about such scandals while driving to work on I-90. [Time] Keep reading »
I am amazed by the rise of the slogan t-shirt. You know, “Everybody Loves An Italian Girl”, “Barack ‘N’ Roll”, “More Cowbell”, “What Would Jesus Do”…I blame Urban Outfitters. But anyway, the most annoying aspect of this clothing phenomenon is that it’s given people the false impression that it’s okay to wear their stupidity, sexist attitudes, and sexual habits on their chests. After the jump, five t-shirts that are total dealbreakers.
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Liv Tyler is going through a breakup and has a new shorter ‘do. Ditto for Anne Hathaway. We always thought that theory was B.S., but guess not. [Mr. Chow restaurant, Beverly Hills, 6/18/08] Keep reading »
All those studies that say sex burns calories thereby making you lose weight may be hooey. A study published this month in Medical Hypotheses suggests that blood levels of the hormone prolactin, which stimulates milk production and fatherly love, rise during sex, especially when there’s an orgasm. In several species, increased levels of prolactin have been linked to weight gain, so if things have been going well in the bedroom lately, it’s quite alright if you’ve been on a couple pounds. That’s called “happy weight.” [NewScientist.com] Keep reading »
Diamonds can be made out of many materials, even your dead dog’s ashes, and now booze-hounds may be able to get bling made from their alcohol of choice: tequila. Now, technically the diamonds a team of researchers in Mexico have made from 80-proof tequila blanco are diamond films, used in machinery that operates at high temperatures or in harsh conditions, but maybe someday, someone will put a ring on my finger made from Patron. [New Scientist] Keep reading »
And, gulp, we actually think her outfit is cute. Bright patterned top and sleek leather jacket? Thumbs up. We hate ourselves. [Patricia Field store, New York City, 6/18/08] Keep reading »
“You’ve got to be hungry. If your wife went out with Brad Pitt, you’d want to prove yourself, you know what I mean?” — Chris Martin in Rolling Stone Keep reading »