Mindy Kaling: artist and activist

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 24, 2016 18:48:19 February 24, 2016 18:48:19
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Ahead of the Oscars, the New York Times has just published a piece called What It’s Really Like To Work In Hollywood (if you’re not a straight white man) featuring commentary from 27 industry players sharing their experiences in their own words. Queen Latifah is there. Julia Roberts is there. Full Story

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Cracker Barrel Special Reserve Perfect Pairings: Kathryn Bigelow and Barbra Streisand

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 24, 2016 18:24:35 February 24, 2016 18:24:35
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Continuing our awards season “Perfect Pairings” of all time. If you missed the first two, click here to read about Denzel and Halle’s history making wins in 2002 and here for Matt and Ben’s Good Will Hunting win. Full Story

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Career Prospectus: Taylor Kitsch

Sarah Posted by Sarah at February 24, 2016 18:05:24 February 24, 2016 18:05:24

I'm wondering if Taylor Kitsch deserves a career review? He seemed to be everywhere for a while, and is now nowhere. Just watched John Carter last night and he was so meh. How can Riggins let us down? --Kendra I haven’t done one of these in a while, but then Kendra suggested Taylor Kitsch, who somehow escaped being prospectusized previously. Full Story

I’m Single, the outfit

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 24, 2016 16:03:58 February 24, 2016 16:03:58
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Earlier this week US Weekly reported that Lea Michele and her boyfriend of 2 years, Matthew Paetz, were no longer together. According to the magazine’s source, he broke up with her because “he had enough” and, afterwards, “she was completely crushed”. Full Story

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Ava DuVernay goes full-Disney

Sarah Posted by Sarah at February 24, 2016 15:22:54 February 24, 2016 15:22:54

None of this half-Disney Marvel sh*t, Ava DuVernay has decided that if she’s going work for a corporate machine, she’s going to work for Disney itself, the corporatiest, machiniest one of all. Full Story

Play this forever

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 24, 2016 14:54:02 February 24, 2016 14:54:02
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One of the main features of this blog, and maybe the reason it exists, is to celebrate Mariah Carey and, in particular, the fact that she doesn't walk. I have dedicated probably hundreds of posts to this beautiful truth. All of those articles were uploaded with joy and gratitude. But none of them can now compare to this one and what you are about to see. Full Story

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Casey Affleck went Joaquin Phoenix on Stephen Colbert

Sarah Posted by Sarah at February 24, 2016 14:29:30 February 24, 2016 14:29:30
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I texted Lainey the other night after seeing Casey Affleck’s new movie, Triple 9, that I think he might have A Moment coming. She agreed, but then he went on Late Night with Stephen Colbert to promote the movie and had an awkward interview, and she was like, maybe that moment won’t come after all. Full Story

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Danai & Lupita make history

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 24, 2016 13:58:33 February 24, 2016 13:58:33
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After a successful run off-Broadway at the Public Theatre, Danai Gurira’s Eclipsed began previews on Broadway at the Golden Theatre last night. It’s the first time in Broadway history that the cast, director, and writer are all women. Eclipsed is the third play that Danai has written in the last 10 years, at least the ones that have been produced. Full Story

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February 24, 2016 – Smutty Shout-Outs

Lainey Posted by Lainey at February 24, 2016 13:36:19 February 24, 2016 13:36:19

Love Her raises awareness about those with ovarian cancer and money for research so that a screening test can be developed. Ovarian cancer causes more deaths than any other cancer of the reproductive system, even though the survival rate can be as high at 94% if caught early. Early detection is critical. Full Story

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Dear Gossips,

Academy members must submit their votes by the end of the day. Our annual Red Carpet Contest however closes on Saturday. How’s your ballot looking? As you know, you’re playing for $2,000 and a designer bag. I just picked it up last night.  Read Full Intro