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Quickies!: White House Sex, Aretha’s Inaugural Hat, Unabomber Role Play

  • A lot has gone on behind the closed doors of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., including a few love affairs and sex scandals. Check out how our presidents’ secret love lives shaped our values regarding sex and relationships as a nation. Just a heads up, the article doesn’t mention James Buchanan’s suspected homosexuality. [Your Tango]
  • Fighting for someone that doesn’t want to be with you hurts and is futile. Instead, close that chapter on your life. [Dear Sugar]
  • Is becoming a porn queen acceptable for a former beauty queen? Yes, it is, especially for a former Miss USA who enjoys combining her two passions–sex and acting. [Shine]
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    The Best Of “Living Dolls”

    Thanks to our girls at Lemondrop for calling our attention to this awesomely hysterical video montage of pageant mothers made by Rich at FourFour. If you only have a few seconds, skip ahead to 2:28. If you have hours to screw around, head on over to YouTube and watch the entirety of the amazing “Living Dolls” documentary, featuring the unforgettable Swan Brooner. It’s frightening in a good way — you won’t regret it. Keep reading »

    Quickies!: Jennifer Hudson To Sing Anthem At DNC

  • Jennifer Hudson will sing the “Star Spangled Banner” at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday. [Pop Eater]
  • Rumor has it, Cher is in talks to play Catwoman. Check out our list of who should don the leather and claws. [Popbytes]
  • A British hemophiliac, who contracted HIV in the 1980s, was not told by doctors of his disease, even though those doctors published his medical data in journals. [AOL News]
  • Three patients have died and a 14-year-old was raped in recent months at the California psychiatric center associated with Dr. Drew Pinsky. [AOL News]
  • There are signs support for the ban on women drivers in Saudi Arabia is eroding. [AP via AOL Autos]
  • Fred Crane, the actor that delivered the opening line in “Gone With the Wind,” died of diabetes complications last Thursday. [Pop Eater]
  • Playboy Bunnies DO go to college, actually. [Boinkology]
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    Miss Sister: The Beauty Pageant For Nuns

    Next month, the first beauty pageant for nuns will debut. Anointing a Miss Sister Italy “will be a way to show there isn’t just the beauty we see on television but also a more discrete charm,” said priest Antonio Rungi. “Nuns are a bit excluded, they are a bit marginalized in ecclesiastical life.” But don’t expect nuns to strip off their habits and compete in swimsuit or evening gown competitions. While Antonio thinks that external beauty is a gift from God not to be hidden, the contest will take place online, with people voting for the nun “they consider a model,” he said. [Sydney Morning Herald, AP] Keep reading »

    Friday Quickies!

  • Please, oh please, don’t let “mancation” become a word that people actually use. [Out.com]
  • Meet Miss Landmine! [Perez Hilton]
  • Em & Lo ask, “Do you Google your dates?” Umm, maybe? [Daily Bedpost]
  • Shine debuts the kind of column that rocks our world: Heavy Petting, devoted to all things cute! [Shine]
  • If you turn down my bridesmaid request, I will cut you. [Dear Sugar] Keep reading »
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