Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Dear Gossips,

Everyone’s talking about the Pirelli calendar photographed by Annie Leibovitz and it’s Amy Schumer’s nude portrait dominating the discussion because everyone else is wearing clothing and the joke, not joke, is that Amy didn’t get the joke. I love it a lot but not the most. The one I love the most is Fran Lebowitz.

If you’ve been reading this blog long enough, you know I quote her often. Few people are smarter than Fran. Few people are funnier. Few people are as dedicated to smoking than Fran Lebowitz. Maybe not even Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy, which is why Fran is the first person I thought of when those two got married and offered bowls upon bowls of cigarettes as decoration at the wedding. Fran would have probably loved that wedding. Fran might even have been at that wedding.

Earlier this year, ELLE interviewed Fran about her style, basically the outfit she’s wearing here. If only everyone could talk about fashion the way Fran talks about fashion, the thought that Fran puts into fashion. A discussion about shirts turns into a rumination on fashion houses being assholes when they change their basics. A question about dry-cleaning turns into a rant about how dry-cleaning is unnatural. She’s the BEST. Click here to read the article.

And click here to see more shots from the Pirelli calendar.

Yours in gossip,


Fargo 2.8: “The difference between thinking and being”

December 1, 2015 14:44:15 Posted at December 1, 2015 14:44:15
Sarah Posted by Sarah

Fargo Season 2, Episode 8 recap After the hilariously garbage editing on The Walking Dead’s mid-season finale, it’s a relief to watch Fargo with its beautiful, meaningful editing that looks like it was cut by a grown-ass professional and not a preschooler with safety scissors. This episode uses the show’s split-screen format especially well, and in particularly funny ways. Full Story

December 1, 2015 – Smutty Shout-Outs

December 1, 2015 14:34:01 Posted at December 1, 2015 14:34:01
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Today is World AIDS Day. There are currently almost 37million people in the world living with HIV. Over 2.5million of those are children. And last year alone, there were 2 million new infections. Many of those living with HIV/AIDS are impoverished and disenfranchised. Even though HIV/AIDS treatment has advanced quickly over the last 15 years, in Canada alone, it’s estimated that 25% of those with HIV don’t know. Full Story

Monday, November 30, 2015

Dear Gossips,

Now that all the Thanksgivings are over, can we talk about Christmas? Jacek just put up the lights outside our house yesterday. We are putting up the tree at midnight on Saturday, a tradition. While listening to Christmas songs.  Read Full Intro

Smutty Tingles

November 30, 2015 21:06:42 Posted at November 30, 2015 21:06:42
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Is this supposed to make me horny? (Dlisted)  

Is it because Joey and Pacey won't happen again in real life? (Just Jared

Did Tom Hiddleston dump Elizabeth Olsen? (Cele|bitchy)

The OC then and now (TooFab)  

Jennifer Garner out with Ben Affleck's mom  (Pop Sugar

Daniel Radcliffe did not jerk off in the presence of the Sorting Hat. I wish I asked this question. (The Superficial)   

Is Taylor Swift cockblocking Selena and Justin? (Celeb Dirty Laundry)

Lupita's great bag (Go Fug Yourself)

I'm not sure Facebook, which is for your grandma and your great uncle now, should be picking fights with Taylor Swift (Gossip Girl)  

Mimi Can’t Even

November 30, 2015 20:20:47 Posted at November 30, 2015 20:20:47
Lainey Posted by Lainey

UPDATE: Have just been informed that this video is a fraud. So I’ve started drinking because it’s been a long ass 48 hours and I need some real joy. Can we all will this into reality? When I’m down and out, I have a go-to list of food items, books, movies, and moments that bring me out of the darkness, if only temporarily. Full Story

Hot Harry on a horse and few words

November 30, 2015 19:55:13 Posted at November 30, 2015 19:55:13
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Samir Hussein/ Chris Jackson/ Pool/ Handout/ Getty Images

Like I said earlier, I’m kissing your ass with photos and few words today. Prince Harry is still in Africa. The other day he played polo. He fell off the horse a couple of times but wasn’t hurt. And he’s on a horse. Bonus one. Bonus two: He visited a youth centre today that rehabilitates kids who’ve been involved in gangs and criminal activity. Full Story

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Taylor Swift pulled over

November 30, 2015 18:07:48 Posted at November 30, 2015 18:07:48
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Taylor Swift is touring in Australia. While driving around today she saw a girl wearing a Taylor Swift t-shirt and pulled over impromptu to meet her. The ended up posing for a few photos. Obviously the best surprise ever for a pre-teen. I’m surprised she’s not telling her story on local tv yet. Full Story

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Michael B. Jordan in Creed

November 30, 2015 17:33:28 Posted at November 30, 2015 17:33:28
Sarah Posted by Sarah

Without Rocky, there is no Creed, but you don’t need to know Rocky to get Creed. In the most impressive feat of franchise filmmaking in recent memory—maybe ever—Creed, the seventh entry into the Rocky franchise is entirely its own film, and yet it is an organic part of that larger mythos as well. Full Story

Marriage & Cigarettes

November 30, 2015 16:55:19 Posted at November 30, 2015 16:55:19
Lainey Posted by Lainey
Mireya Acierto/ Getty Images

Mary-Kate Olsen married Olivier Sarkozy. It happened in New York, in a penthouse, only 50 guests. No photos, obviously. That’s not MK’s style. What is her style is smoking. This my favourite detail from the wedding. That the main design feature was the “bowls and bowls filled with cigarettes”. Full Story

Gigi & Zayn hold hands

November 30, 2015 16:38:08 Posted at November 30, 2015 16:38:08
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Last week I wrote in Smutty Tingles that I think I’ve officially stopped caring about Harry Styles. It’s more like, even though they won all those American Music Awards, because the show wanted to make sure their crazy fans were watching, One Direction is… fading. Doesn’t Harry look bored? To me he looks bored. Full Story

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Tom Hardy taboo

November 30, 2015 15:46:27 Posted at November 30, 2015 15:46:27
Lainey Posted by Lainey

Today is Cyber Monday. Apparently all of us will be throwing money at the Internet, supposedly buying gifts but really shopping for ourselves. Well I have a gift for you, OK? Just me. And my pleasure has nothing to do with it. I am sucking up to you because I'm scrambling today and want to mollify you with pretty pictures. Full Story

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Erykah isn’t a believer either

November 30, 2015 15:18:57 Posted at November 30, 2015 15:18:57
Lainey Posted by Lainey

I wrote a long time ago that I’m not a believer in Iggy Azalea. Even when Fancy was getting overplayed and people were swinging their fingers back and forth reciting every lyric, nah, no, not a believer. I am also not a believer in Ed Sheeran, for different reasons, but that’s another conversation. Full Story

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