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We Cast “Mean Girls 2″

If you don’t count “Mean Girls” as one of the best movies of the last decade, then you just weren’t paying enough attention. And now Paramount Famous Productions has given the go-ahead on “Mean Girls 2″ — just a mere six years later. Given the first movie’s superior Tina Fey-penned humor, it would be tragic if this one were anything but fantastic. The proposed plot goes something like this: “A new high school student, Jo, who agrees to befriend an outcast, Abby, at the urging of Abby’s wealthy father in exchange for paying all of Jo’s costs for the college of her dreams. Jo and Abby team up to take on the school’s ‘mean girls,’ the Plastics. The story becomes a high stakes battle of loyalty that ultimately comes to a head when one of our heroines finds out that her friendship has been bought and paid for.” [NY Post]

Because the original cast is either too famous, too old, or too crazy — ahem, Lohan, ahem — to return for the sequel, we’ve recast it to our liking. After the jump, our picks. Keep reading »

Is “Easy A” The Next “Mean Girls”?


Color me excited about the upcoming comedy “Easy A,” starring Emma Stone (from “Superbad,” amongst others). The movie is a modern take on The Scarlet Letter — much like “Clueless” was Amy Heckerling’s loose re-envisioning of Jane Austen’s Emma — about a not-very-popular girl named Olive who decides to use her high school’s rumor mill and a little white lie about losing her v-card to advance her social standing amongst her classmates. Emma Stone is hilarious and relatable, much like Lindsay Lohan was, tear, during her “Mean Girls” days, and “Easy A” looks like it’ll tackle the issues of high school cliques, mean rumors, and virginity loss with the same smart and sarcastic humor. Can’t wait! [via Jezebel] Keep reading »

Versace’s Mean Girls

An old-school Versace ad features some of your favorite models—Christy Turlington, Claudia Schiffer, Cindy Crawford—suspiciously “Mean Girls”-styled. [Fashion Indie] Keep reading »

My Slut-Called Life: NJ High School Girls Circulate A “Slut List”

Hazing: It’s not just for Chuck Bass at the Skull & Bones Society anymore! High school girls in New Jersey are now pretending they’re badasses by putting younger girls on a nasty “slut list.” The New York Times reported that catty seniors at Millburn High School in wealthy Millburn, New Jersey have circulated a “slut list” on which they scribble dozens of names of “pretty and popular” incoming freshman with “crass descriptions” on loose-leaf paper. The school principal, Dr. William Miron, said the tradition has taken place for over a decade, but this year hundreds of copies of the “slut list” written up by sports team members apparently made the rounds in the hallways. Why is the Times calling this “hazing”? This sounds like full-on bullying to me. Keep reading »

Why Are Women Such Bitches To Each Other?

Here’s a newsflash: we women aren’t always very nice to each other. From our insecurities about our imperfections, to our competitive drive and anxieties over not measuring up, we can be total bitches to one another. A recent article in the Times suggests that this mean-girl mentality is the pink elephant in the workplace that no one dares talk about. “Despite all the money spent annually on women’s leadership conferences and professional development programs, you’d be hard-pressed to find a workshop on women mistreating one another at work,” Peggy Klaus writes, adding: “Instead of helping to build one another’s careers, [women] sometimes derail them — for example, by limiting access to important meetings and committees; withholding information, assignments and promotions; or blocking the way to mentors and higher-ups.” If these scenarios sound familiar — and they certainly do to me — you aren’t alone. A recent study by the Workplace Bullying Institute examining this kind of office behavior found that “female bullies aim at other women more than 70 percent of the time.” Keep reading »

“Bride Wars”: “Mean Girls” For Grown Women!

Do you ever feel old while watching movies like “Mean Girls” or shows like “Gossip Girl” and “90210″ because you’re completely out of the characters’ age range? Sometimes I do. I think to myself, “Why is this stuff so entertaining to me? I don’t have these issues anymore. Am I losing precious brain cells by watching fluff?” Well now we can enjoy bitchy entertainment without remembering our age, thanks to a little movie called “Bride Wars.” Keep reading »

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