Kit Harington and sexism

June 1, 2016 20:21:34 Posted at June 1, 2016 20:21:34
Lainey Posted by Lainey
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Kit Harington spoke to The Sunday Times and for some reason he talked about sexism. And this is what he offered on the subject: “I think there is a double standard. If you said to a girl, ‘Do you like being called a babe?’ and she said, ‘No, not really,’ she’d be absolutely right. Full Story

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Snoop Dogg vs Roots

June 1, 2016 17:02:13 Posted at June 1, 2016 17:02:13
Kathleen Posted by Kathleen
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We don’t usually look to Snoop Dogg for important social commentary. Comedic relief? Sure. Blunt rolling techniques? Absolutely. But if you were to tell me last week that we’d be talking about Snoop and slavery in the same sentence, I probably wouldn’t have believed you. Full Story

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Guys and Dolls is finally happening

June 1, 2016 16:24:20 Posted at June 1, 2016 16:24:20
Sarah Posted by Sarah

As you know, I don’t really care for musicals. There’s a seediness inherent in most musicals that I feel the singing and dancing completely erases (anyone who thinks The Sound of Music has a happy ending is nuts). But there are a few exceptions. I like Beauty and the Beast—it’s about bestiality and it’s a hugely successful Disney musical! This will never not be funny—and I’m partial to Moulin Rouge because Satine was dying of consumption the whole time. Full Story

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Dear Gossips,

A few years ago I was in New York for a junket and met up with some people from Degrassi: The Next Generation. Five minutes goes by and the cast is mobbed by a crowd that just kept growing in Central Park. It’s one of my favourite stories to tell.  Read Full Intro

Books & Gossip

May 31, 2016 21:31:13 Posted at May 31, 2016 21:31:13
Lainey Posted by Lainey

The date: Wednesday June 22 at 7pm It’s been a while since we’ve all come together for a gossip night. And right now, there is SO MUCH GOSSIP to get to. Sometimes it’s just so hard to find a venue, you know? Truman Capote once said: All literature is gossip. So how about a bookstore? There’s a brand new Indigo at Sherway Gardens. Full Story

Smutty Social Media, May 31, 2016

May 31, 2016 21:22:29 Posted at May 31, 2016 21:22:29
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Jena Malone names son Ode Mountain

May 31, 2016 21:00:09 Posted at May 31, 2016 21:00:09
Duana Posted by Duana

So I’m still learning how to ‘do’ Instagram. I’m @duanataha if you want to encourage me. If I even wrote that right. (Lainey: you didn’t. I fixed it for you.) One of the things that freaks me out about it, as opposed to, say, Twitter, is that it’s so earnest. Full Story