Should IMDB Show Actors’ Ages?

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 15, 2010

So apparently, the Writers Guild of America has been petitioning IMDB to remove birth dates from the profiles on their site. Why? They argue that for actors, having their real age out there could be damaging by making them seem unrealistic to casting directors for roles a few years older or a few years younger… More »


Nov. 15: What Are We Wearing Today?

By: Annika Harris / November 15, 2010

Lady Gaga Does Her Part To Convince Me To Go Back To Bikram Yoga

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 15, 2010

See this photo? It’s Lady Gaga. Doing Bikram yoga. At my bikram yoga studio. Well, it was my bikram yoga studio back when I used to actually, um, go. Now that I know there’s a chance I could be sweating my face off next to Gaga — and that her sweat might flick onto me… More »


Have You Ever Had An Inexplicably Fractured Friendship?

By: Julie Gerstein / November 15, 2010

So apparently Oprah Winfrey and Whoopi Goldberg didn’t speak for several years after starring in “The Color Purple” together. According to the pair — who spoke about their distanced friendship on today’s “Oprah” — their standoff ended after Whoopi spoke with Oprah on the set of “For Colored Girls…,” which Whoopi’s currently starring in. Whoopi… More »


NY Times Mag Profiles Evangelical Housewives Who Submit To Their Husbands

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 15, 2010

I am absolutely fascinated by people’s reasons for holding onto stiffly defined gender roles. For that reason, this weekend’s New York Times Magazine article, “Housewives of God,” was an absolute treat. Journalist Molly Worthen profiled Priscilla Shirer, an evangelical Bible teacher who has published numerous religious books and workbooks and accepts 20 out of 300… More »


9 Total Party Animals!

By: Julie Gerstein / November 15, 2010