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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Dear Gossips,

My friend and colleague, Cynthia Loyst, is one of the most sensitive, empathetic, and seductive people I know. She has a big heart and feels deeply. Her first instinct is to relate her feelings to others, so as to better understand them.  Read Full Intro

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Dear Gossips,

Ending the year and the decade in this space with a book, just released today: Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid. This is her first book, which makes Kiley Reid what I like to call an FBB - First Book Bitch. Previous FBBs include Yaa Gyasi (Homecoming  Read Full Intro

Whitney according to Robyn

Lainey Posted by Lainey at November 7, 2019 15:16:43 November 7, 2019 15:16:43

If you are a fan of Whitney Houston, you know about Robyn Crawford. Robyn was Whitney’s best friend from adolescence to adulthood. Robyn was Whitney’s creative director for a while and toured with her often. Where there was Whitney, there was always Robyn, until Robyn quit and left in 2000 because she couldn’t watch Whitney spiral out anymore …and also Bobby Brown. Full Story

Friday, October 18, 2019

Dear Gossips,

On the To Do List this weekend: buy a new golf shirt, play golf, see Maleficent, screen The Morning Show, and read Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living Your Best Life, Ali Wong’s new book.  Read Full Intro

Jonathan Van Ness’s Memoir and the Power of Vulnerability

Prem Posted by Prem at September 24, 2019 15:10:49 September 24, 2019 15:10:49
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Every time I go to a party (so like once a year), my ice breaker is usually, “which one of the Fab Five is your favourite?” It’s like a personality quiz for your friends. If you don’t watch Queer Eye, I leave immediately. If your favourite is Antoni, you’re hella thirsty. Full Story

Little Women Grows Up With Us

Duana Posted by Duana at August 14, 2019 15:50:15 August 14, 2019 15:50:15

Wowwwww. Clearly Lainey and I have made a mistake on Show Your Work, because we have yet to talk about the importance of having A Muse, and clearly it is working out for Greta Gerwig.  Have you seen this trailer?    Little Women has been highly anticipated and highly debated, because it means so much to so many of us, and because somehow despite being old fashioned it’s always felt extremely relevant – like, were there no books about girls and sibling rivalry before this? About having artistic ambitions? Probably not, and that’s why it’s always spoken so loudly – if you haven’t heard it, here’s a This American Life story from a few weeks ago Full Story

Anne Hathaway’s thoughts on anger

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 14, 2019 15:13:44 August 14, 2019 15:13:44

Anne Hathaway covers the September issue of Allure to promote her upcoming film The Last Thing He Wanted, directed by Dee Rees. Most of the headlines out of this interview relate to her comments about weight and body in Hollywood. And we’ll get to that in a minute but I want to talk first about her thoughts on anger. Full Story

Awkwafina gets her own franchise

Sarah Posted by Sarah at August 13, 2019 20:06:56 August 13, 2019 20:06:56
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Awkwafina continues her amazing summer with the news that she is getting her own franchise. We learned at Comic-Con that she will co-star in Marvel’s Shang-Chi, and now she will star in her own potential franchise vehicle, The Last Adventure of Constance Verity, based on the book by A. Full Story