Angelina Jolie in Vancouver 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 16, 2017 14:43:48 November 16, 2017 14:43:48
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Angelina Jolie was in Vancouver yesterday to deliver the keynote address at the UN Peacekeeping Defense Ministerial Conference urging governments around the world to do more to stop sexual violence, calling it "a critical obstacle to achieving women's equality and our full human rights”, explaining Full Story

Mary J. Blige, an appreciation 

Kathleen Posted by Kathleen at November 16, 2017 14:06:07 November 16, 2017 14:06:07
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I won’t pretend that this post is anything other than an expression of admiration and excitement for Mary J. Blige. So, if you don’t want to read me glowing up Mary J for too many words, turn back now.  It has been a little over a year since Mary J. Blige freed herself from a sh-tty marriage to a sh-tty dude named Kendu. Full Story

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What Else? 

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 15, 2017 21:58:16 November 15, 2017 21:58:16

Australia voted. And the majority said YES to gay marriage. The majority was 62%. Who are the minority? Is the minority Mel Gibson? Whoever the minority is, they’re going to try to stop the change to Australia’s Marriage Act but the Prime Minister is moving ahead and it should be a happy Christmas for Australia’s LGBTQ+ community. Full Story

Gwen Stefani’s Sexiest Man Alive

Maria Posted by Maria at November 15, 2017 21:16:40 November 15, 2017 21:16:40

Unlike Lainey, I had no inkling that Blake Shelton would be named Sexiest Man Alive. When I first heard the news over the weekend on social media, my reaction was, “Huh? OK, I guess.”  I’m not fighting Blake, because I don’t think PEOPLE is using this platform to anoint a superstar. Full Story

Versace Crime Story

Sarah Posted by Sarah at November 15, 2017 20:52:33 November 15, 2017 20:52:33

The next chapter in Ryan Murphy’s American Crime Story anthology is The Assassination of Gianni Versace, and a new trailer has dropped, giving us a look at what Murphy has done with this story. The answer seems to be: render it a soap opera. Full Story

‘Encore’ Is My Kristen-Bell-Fueled DREAM

Duana Posted by Duana at November 15, 2017 20:41:21 November 15, 2017 20:41:21
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Last week, I noticed Lainey said Do It On My Twin Bed was one of my favourite SNL sketches. The wording is important, because it was once my favourite, but can never get back there. That spot has been permanently supplanted by Crucible Cast Party: Crucible Cast Party (Kate McKinnon) Full Story

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Deadpool Thanksgiving

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 15, 2017 20:13:34 November 15, 2017 20:13:34

Did you see Deadpool? A lot of you must have. That was a major box office – in February, which made it all the more remarkable. Deadpool regenerated Ryan Reynolds’ career. And while, in my opinion, the movie doesn’t necessarily hold up on second viewing, what’s undeniable is that from beginning to end, the Deadpool marketing strategy was first class. Full Story

Smutty Social Media, November 15, 2017

Maria Posted by Maria at November 15, 2017 19:27:07 November 15, 2017 19:27:07

Ed Helms has an upcoming Comedy Central special, The Fake News with Ted Nelms. It will focus on a national crisis – the President stuck in a well (like baby Jessica!) – with satirical and sensationalized journalism that churns out “insanity, silliness, and absolutely no factual content. Full Story

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