We have to wait another two months to see what Alexander Skarsgard as Eric Northman
isn’t wearing is up to on “True Blood” season 6, and yes, waiting sucks, but thankfully the swoon-worthy Swede has been keeping busy during his Bon Temps hiatus: Skarsgard is starring in two upcoming films, “The East” (co-starring Ellen Can’t-Possibly-Be-Dating-Alexander-Skarsgard Page) and “Disconnected,” co-starring Jason Bateman (phew!). The films are similar in that they both present a dystopian sort of view of modern society gone horribly wrong: “Disconnected” is described as the story of “interconnected characters who are affected — and in some cases destroyed — by the Internet and other forms of modern communication”; “The East” ”follows the exploits of an anarchist collective of the same name which … attacks global conglomerates who have committed a range of environmental, medical, and social injustices.”
Honestly, both movies look pretty damn good, and I’m not just saying that because of ASkars. But since we’re talking about him anyway, let’s see which of his characters — rebel leader Benji in “The East” or philandering former Marine Derek Hull in “Disconnected” – has more in common with the real Alexander Skarsgard? Read more on The Stir…
UPDATE : Read my official apology to Norman — and check out my “Sorry Norman” fake tit tattoo — here.
Update: Yeah, so, I’m an asshole. Apparently, “Norman” is also the actor’s dad’s name. For some reason this literally didn’t occur to me as a possibility. Add it to my ever growing list of airhead moments. And as I recently lost my own dad, for whom I’ve considered inking a tribute, I feel especially face-palm-y about this gaffe. I’m sorry, Norman.
I love me some Norman Reedus, aka Southern-redneck-turned-sensitive-heartthrob Daryl Dixon on “The Walking Dead,” but damn if I didn’t legit LOL when I saw this photo shot by Terry Richardson. Homie has his own name tattooed above his nipple. Shouldn’t such prime real estate go to tattooing someone else’s name? Still sexy though. [Terry Richardson]
As an expert in all things Ryan Gosling, I have become deeply aware that Ryan’s favorite pose is to shake his first and snarl. Seriously, it is his go-to. And you know what he finds worthy of his surly contempt? Products that feature his name and/or gorgeous face. Click on for 12 photos of Ryan shaking his fist and snarling at chairs, T-shirts, tote bags, baby onesies, and more crap featuring his identity….
Cute Kittens + Hot Dudes = pretty much my favorite math equation ever. The geniuses behind “Des Hommes et des Chatons” recognize the inherent desirability of the two categories both independently and together, and have come up with a mashup site of cats acting like hot dudes, or hot dudes acting like cats. It’s tough to figure out which one came first. In any case, we’ve selected a few of our faves in the gallery above! Drool/squee away! [Des Hommes et des Chatons]
Because why not? The world is about to see a whole lot less of Ryan Gosling, so we better bask in the aura of his beauty while we can.