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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Dear Gossips,

A couple of years ago, Sasha and I designed a capsule collection for a line of pyjamas. It was a rewarding experience and we really loved the process, but I have a major regret: the collection was not inclusive. That is, the collection did not include a range of sizes that represent the body types of the people who read this blog – so the body types of all people, period.  Read Full Intro

Harry Shum Jr is a Crazy Rich Asian

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 6, 2017 19:34:41 June 6, 2017 19:34:41
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So it’s been two weeks since the release of Rich People Problems, the third and final book in Kevin Kwan’s Crazy Rich Asians series. Have you finished yet? Have you started yet? People keep asking me for summer book recommendations. Here’s your summer book recommendation: Crazy Rich Asians China Rich Girlfriend Rich People Problems The reason you need to get caught up is because, as you know, they’ve been shooting the movie for over a month now, production has now moved from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore, where all the Crazy Rich Asian sh-t is rooted, and pretty soon they’re going to wrap. Full Story

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Dear Gossips,

Kevin Kwan’s Rich People Problems, the third and final book in the Crazy Rich Asians series, comes out today. Are you ready? If you’ve not read the first two books, it’s perfect, because now you have all three, without a wait to find out how it ends.  Read Full Intro

Waiting for The Handmaid’s Tale

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 20, 2017 15:59:05 April 20, 2017 15:59:05
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Big Little Lies has been over for, what?, two weeks now? Do you miss it? It’s OK. There is another.  The Handmaid’s Tale begins next Wednesday, April 26 on Hulu and April 30th in Canada on Bravo. It’s 10 episodes. And we can’t wait. It’s the show Duana and I will be talking about. Full Story

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Dear Gossips,

So it’s time for me to harass you again about reading The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. To be honest, every day in this space I want to harass you about it. But sometimes I don’t have an “excuse”, which then leads to me questioning why I even need an “excuse”.  Read Full Intro

Sonoya Mizuno is Araminta Lee

Lainey Posted by Lainey at April 11, 2017 17:01:01 April 11, 2017 17:01:01
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If you have no idea who Araminta Lee is, it means you haven’t read Crazy Rich Asians. And if you haven’t read Crazy Rich Asians, I’m yelling at you to read Crazy Rich Asians. THR reported yesterday that Sonoya Mizuno Full Story

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Where’s Aunt Viv?

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at March 28, 2017 17:45:18 March 28, 2017 17:45:18

"The first Aunt Viv was the best Aunt Viv." Not only is this an undeniable fact about The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, it’s also a line in The Hate U Give. I had been meaning to read it. It was on my list. Then, on Saturday, Lainey basically threatened me over text to start reading. So, I hopped on the Angie Thomas bandwagon Full Story