“I was willing to bet on the unknown, even if it fails. At least it would be fun and invigorating instead of me playing another nice mom in some sappy movie.”
—Keri Russell unzips for Esquire and tells them why she decided to do “Running Wilde” with Will Arnett, the show that has been called the heir to “Arrested Development” [Huffington Post] Keep reading »
So it looks official—Jennifer Lopez has signed a deal to be a judge on “American Idol.” Jenny from the Block will be getting a cool $12 million to appear on the show’s 10th season. [PopEater]
But before you choke on your bagel at how much freaking that money is for giving 10 seconds of feedback per contestant each episode, let’s take a look at how that stacks up to the paychecks of other mega-stars of the small screen. Keep reading »
You always wanted to write someone a poem. But Hallmark did it better. You always wanted to write her a song. But a) you can’t really sing, and b) see previous poetry detail. Here’s a nifty number that solves your personalized romantic gift worries—it’s a mechanical music box kit that allows you to create your own custom tune. Included are all the necessary materials plus instructions so helpful that even amateurs can become composers. Of course, you can always steal someone else’s song in case inspiration escapes you. But at least give it a try.
So, I know some of you love a beard and a mustache (NOT ME!), and I like to make you guys happy: Here’s a pic of the winner of the Third Annual Coney Island Beard and Mustache Competition, held over this past weekend. Lose yourself in his lustrous facial hair — the mutton chop and mustache look was apparently beards and scruffs above the rest. [Flavorwire] Keep reading »
Bebe is one of the last retailers we’d expect to present at New York Fashion Week. But apparently, they did have a show, and it was rife with weirdness and disaster, from a traffic jam at the doors to bizarre front-row guests (including basketball stars, the Elle editor-in-chief, and babies). Styleite was there, and this is what they had to say: “OMG seating at #Bebe is a total mess. There must be 200+ people in standing and more still outside. There is a toddler sitting front row.” Sounds like a nightmare! Check out the rest of the drama from the Twitterverse after the jump! Keep reading »
The second season of “Glee” begins next Tuesday. And to get us in the mood, they’ve released their first single of the season—Finn, Puck, Mercedes, Rachel and the crew doing Jay-Z and Alicia Keys’ “Empire State of Mind.” Why? Because they are heading to Nationals in New York City. Prepare your slushies. Keep reading »