After Scandoval, Raquel Leviss confirms she is leaving Vanderpump Rules. It sounds like she’s actually doing the work of trying to understand herself and change some things about her life. Being out of reality TV will probably help with that. At least until the comeback special all about her journey to healing or whatever. (Popsugar)


As the summer yacht season comes to an end, let’s take a look back at Elizabeth Taylor’s many glamorous summers aboard various glamorous yachts. (Go Fug Yourself)

The wildlife is in full revolt. (But also, Carina is right, otters are opportunistic bastards! Their cute faces and sweet hand-holding rituals are a lie! They’re mean as sh-t!) (Celebitchy)

Generally happy to let people do whatever the f-ck they want as long as the consequences don’t rebound on anyone else, but the “rebel canning” thing makes me nervous. My family cookbook is full of canning recipes, including directions to make fruit preserves with the following hand-written note: Must sit for full night, did not sit long enough and Catherine was very ill. We’re not 100% sure what that means except that Catherine was my great-great-grandfather’s daughter. Sometimes rules exist to keep you from getting food poisoning, whether it’s 1883 or 2023. (Eater)

Did you know the phrase “Taco Tuesday” was trademarked? It was! Rival company Taco John’s had the trademark, but after Taco Bell lobbied for it, Taco John’s agreed to drop the trademark (everywhere except New Jersey…?). Now, Taco Bell is celebrating by giving away free Doritos Locos Tacos every Tuesday. So, if you feel like having diarrhea every Tuesday for the next month, now you can do that for free. (Food and Wine)