If you’ve been reading this blog a while, you know I like to get down with a good horny book. And I’ve recommended several. Yesterday on The Social we interviewed filmmaker Laurie Kahn whose documentary Love Between The Covers is screening at Hot Docs this week.
Love Between The Covers is about horny books – the women who write them and the women who read them. Romance is the most lucrative genre in publishing. Romance authors are regarded as the most inclusive community of writers, supporting and promoting each other and their audience. Read Full Intro
While you’re watching this, make note of the fact that his rep said he was just tired (Dlisted)
Katy Perry should consider this a permanent hairstyle. She looks great like this. (TooFab)
Ryan Phillippe might have failed a Marvel secrets test (The Superficial)
Miley’s bikini thumbs-up (Hollywood Tuna)
Vera Wang’s edgy wedding dresses (Romance Beat)
Reese Witherspoon’s daughter grew up SO fast! (Pop Sugar)
Eddie Redmayne and Hannah Bagshawe arrived in New York today presumably ahead of Monday’s MET Gala. He’s been before. But never as the Best Actor. The MET Gala will be the first major red carpet he’s been on since winning the Oscar in February. And before that, you’ll recall, it was MONTHS of red carpets and screenings which, obviously, paid off. Full Story
This week The Cut had a story on clique-stalking. I’m a total social media stalker (um, for “research” purposes). If you want to fall down an LA rabbit hole, a great place to start is with jewelry designer Jen Meyer Maguire. She has the trifecta of connections – birth, marriage, business. Full Story
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Or more? It’s May 1. My personal rule is no bare legs before May 1 if I’m at home. Going bare legs today! May 1 also means that Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris are starting a new month together as a couple. It was at the end of March that it first broke that the two were together. Full Story
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Oh boy does Russell Crowe’s directorial debut ever put the “vanity” in “vanity project”. I cannot imagine a vainer self-directed project, and I say this knowing full well that Chris Evans also has a vanity project coming out this year. Crowe marks his directorial debut with The Water Diviner, in which he also stars, a historical epic about an Australian man who lost his whole family in World War I and then travels to post-Ottoman Turkey to try and find his dead sons and take them back to Australia for burial. Full Story
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Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown It’s from a different Shakespeare play but I’ve always been fascinated by this quote. And I wonder if it’s still true. Because the power now is in the money. And, well, Rupert Murdoch may have had a few sleepless nights here and there but, come on, do you really doubt that he sleeps well? Anyway, the quote. Full Story
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If it weren’t for the leading trio of Nick Kroll, Rose Byrne, and Bobby Cannavale, Adult Beginners would be a failed pilot at a broadcast network. There’s nothing new or even particularly engaging about it, but those three manage to make it watchable. The story revolves around Jake (Kroll), who returns home with his tail tucked between his legs after a tech venture crashes and burns, obliterating his and everyone he knows’ money. Full Story
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Yesterday I posted photos of Leonardo DiCaprio acting the fool, hiding under a blanket/scarf while out in Milan. Here he is arriving at the Armani 40 anniversary party last night. What happened to the hot? The hot cannot be found. The hot has been missing for a while now. But… Maybe I’m just old. Full Story
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The Billboard Latin Music Awards happened last night. And everyone’s talking about Jennifer Lopez’s amazing tribute to Selena. It was JLO y Los Dinos. It was a medley. And it was spectacular. I’ve mentioned several times how much I loved that movie. How many times I’ve seen it. Full Story
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The big question when it comes to Avengers: Age of Ultron is whether or not it’s “better” than The Avengers. Short answer—yes. Long answer—also yes. The Avengers is super fun and the end, especially, is a complete thrill. But three years removed from it, let’s all be honest—no one watches the first twenty minutes. Full Story
Teri! Happy Birthday with love from Megan! By request – Taylor Kitsch, Sam Heughan, Matt Bomer, and Johnny Depp (when he didn’t suck) are attached. Help is now just starting to arrive in Nepal. The work will take a long, long time. And there are some victims in remote areas who desperately need assistance. Full Story
As we get closer to the MET Gala on Monday, I have a question for you. You remember what happened at the MET Gala last year, right?
It was The Elevator.
The Elevator was probably THE biggest gossip story of 2014. So far, Beyonce and JayZ do not appear on any leaked attendees lists for the MET Gala. What’s your prediction then? Do Beyonce and JayZ return to the MET Gala? Or do they skip it for a year, put some distance between themselves and the scandal. Because if they show up, everyone’s going to bring it up.
Or maybe they DO come. Defiantly. On several counts. Because Jay’s been playing defence on the Tidal situation lately too. Maybe they even come WITH Solange. Like, you can’t touch us, you can’t bring us down. Can you see it? I can't decide. Read Full Intro