Oscar Theory # 8: The Pregnant Woman Often Wins. Will This Help Natalie Portman?

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 30, 2010

Commence the countdown to the Oscars: there are 59 days until February 27, when James Franco and Anne Hathaway will show us if they were the right picks to host the 2010 Academy Awards. And though the awards show is two months away, people are already speculating about who will walk away with a golde… More »


The Rundown On Reese’s Engagement Ring

By: Leonora Epstein / December 30, 2010

We are officially jealous of Reese Witherspoon. We’re getting information on the ring Jim Toth offered her and damn, is it awesome. The timeless design by William Goldberg features a square-cut 4-karat diamond and pave diamond band. While the diamond may look standard, it’s anything but. Apparently the cut was inspired by a diamond once… More »


Girl Talk: I Had A Breast Reduction

By: Anonymous / December 30, 2010

I was never one of those little girls who begged God to give her boobs. If anything, I desperately wanted them to stop growing. By the time I hit middle school, I was strapping them down into a sports bra that made it look I had a uni-boob around my chest like a tire. I… More »


Come On, Get Crafty

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 30, 2010

Congratulations, you made it through another holiday season. But you’re so broke you’ll be stuck at home eating ramen noodles until April! Never fear, actress and crafting extraordinaire Amy Sedaris won’t let those hands get idle. Simple Times: Crafts For Poor People, a belly-achingly hilarious tome of super-easy crafts and recipes, is a follow-up to… More »


Amber Portwood Allegedly Makes $280K A Year

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 30, 2010

In November, we reported that the ladies of “Teen Mom” make $60K to $65K per season, which comes out to about $5,000 per episode. We argued that this was chump change in comparison to the alleged $80K Lauren Conrad made per episode in her final days on “The Hills.” But apparently, our numbers may have… More »


What Are Your New Year’s Eve Plans?

By: Wendy Atterberry / December 30, 2010

A few of us have shared our plans for New Year’s Eve, just a couple nights away (I’m wearing this, and having a small dinner with a few friends and then hitting our favorite, out-of-the way dive bar). Now it’s your turn to share your plans. Whether you’re staying in, heading to a cozy cabi… More »