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Friday, April 24, 2015

Dear Gossips,

Yesterday (over afternoon tea at The Langham – because what else do you talk about over finger sandwiches?), Lorella and I exchanged anecdotes about our favourite subject: Elvis. This is one of the bonds of our friendship.  Read Full Intro

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Dear Gossips,

There’s a book coming out this week. It’s called We Oughta Know by Andrea Warner, considered to be one of the “strongest young voices in music journalism”. I previously highlighted Warner’s work last year when she wrote about the 25th anniversary of Milli Vanilli.  Read Full Intro

Anna Kendrick, Essayist

April 17, 2015 17:16:15 Posted at April 17, 2015 17:16:15
Duana Posted by Duana
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Sometimes the world gives and gives, and when you think ‘oh no world, this is too much’, the world gives you more.  Anna Kendrick will release a series of ‘autobiographical humourous essays’ in the fall of 2016. I love this for three reasons. Number one, I think they will be great. Full Story

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Nick to expose Mimi?

April 2, 2015 19:56:22 Posted at April 2, 2015 19:56:22
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The Daily Mail is reporting exclusively that Nick Cannon has signed a book deal and will be writing about all the sh-t that went down between him and Mimi… OMG. Do you want to know? Of course you want to f-cking know. But I have some questions. Full Story

Friday, March 20, 2015

Dear Gossips,

Zayn is always the one you worry about. He always seemed to be the most fragile. And he wears it on his body. So this “stress leave”, over a few photos that showed up on social media, and the ensuing anxiety for both him and his fiancée…I believe it.  Read Full Intro

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Dear Gossips,

The Divergent Series: Insurgent opens this weekend. Shailene Woodley and Theo James have been on promotion for it for the last couple of weeks. As you know, if you’ve been reading this blog for a few years, I was big on the first book (review here  Read Full Intro

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Dear Gossips,

Been on a really heavy reading streak the last few months. By heavy I mean volume and content. Part of it is that I let my shelf get too high. And I’ve been preparing for Canada Reads. The debates begin next Monday.  Read Full Intro

Professor Clooney’s New York weekend

March 9, 2015 16:55:21 Posted at March 9, 2015 16:55:21
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Amal and George Clooney were out for dinner in New York this weekend. As you know, they’re in town because he’s shooting a movie there with Jodie Foster. Or you could say they’re in town because she’s now a visiting lecturer at Columbia’s Human Rights Institute. "It is an honour to be invited as a visiting professor at Columbia Law School alongside such a distinguished faculty and talented student pool. Full Story

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Dear Gossips,

Did you know that it’s Chinese Valentine’s Day on Thursday? The Chinese Squawking Chicken gave me a list love matches and mismatches that I’ll post later this week. Speaking of the Squawking Chicken… I wrote a book called Listen To The Squawking Chicken that was released last year.  Read Full Intro