Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Dear Gossips,

In November 1995, Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men released a song called One Sweet Day, probably one of the most famous songs of all time. One Sweet Day went on to smash and then set all kinds of records. It was #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for 16 straight weeks, the longest running #1 of all time.  Read Full Intro

Amy Schumer asks for more

Sarah Posted by Sarah at August 23, 2017 18:18:29 August 23, 2017 18:18:29
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In a depressing and thorough review of the state of equal pay in the film and television industry, Variety includes an anecdote that Amy Schumer, after seeing the headline-making deals that comedians Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle got from Netflix, went to the streaming company and asked for increased compensation based on their deals. Full Story

Taylor Snake Watch: Day 3

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 23, 2017 14:54:20 August 23, 2017 14:54:20
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Taylor Swift’s socials have been updated for the third day in a row. Previously on Taylor Snake Watch, we saw the tail and then the Snake coiling in over itself. But we’ve yet to see her head. Full Story

The Joker origin no one asked for

Sarah Posted by Sarah at August 23, 2017 13:55:46 August 23, 2017 13:55:46

Today in How Can We Crash This Car We Just Got Going In The Right Direction news, it has been announced that Warner Brothers and DC Films are developing an origin movie for the Joker, something no one wants. It is, of course, inevitable. The Joker is easily the most recognizable supervillain in the world, and it’s a character Warners/DC can’t stop exploiting, from the Dark Knight trilogy to Suicide Squad to LEGO Batman. Full Story

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Dear Gossips,

And now it’s time for me to ask you, as I do on a weekly basis, whether or not you’re watching Insecure – and if not, why not? I don’t know how I would manage if there had been social media in my life when I was single.  Read Full Intro