Ani DiFranco Cancels Songwriting Retreat At Former Slave Plantation

Today in "whaaaaaaaat," feminist icon Ani DiFranco has cancelled her four-day "Righteous Retreat," a songwriting workshop for women. It was cancelled because it was going to be held at the Nottoway Plantation — one of the largest former plantations in the South, which now functions as a museum in which the horrors of… » 12/30/13 9:08am 12/30/13 9:08am

Carly Rae Jepsen Singing 'Part of Your World' Is Absolutely Perfect

Please, take a moment to listen to Carly Rae Jepsen, who took a moment from her sad life of endlessly asking people to call her, maybe to record this cover of Ariel's Lament from the Disney classic, The Little Mermaid. A more perfect alignment of recording artist and song has perhaps never been heard before. » 8/22/13 7:00pm 8/22/13 7:00pm

Carly Rae Jepsen Is the Worst So You Think You Can Dance Judge Ever

Carly Rae Jepsen doesn't know anything about dance. In most cases, there's nothing wrong with that. Plenty of us don't know about dance and we get along just fine in life. (When I say "us," I'm not referring to myself because this post is actually being ghost written by Mikhail Baryshnikov, the famous Russian dancer.… » 7/24/13 5:45pm 7/24/13 5:45pm

Upcoming (And Likely Bestseller) Paula Deen Cookbook Has Been Axed

I promise we will stop talking about this soonish, you guys. After "careful consideration" from Ballantine Books, the publication of Paula Deen's upcoming cookbook Paula Deen's New Testament: 250 Favorite Recipes, All Lightened Up — currently #1 in cookbooks and #18 overall on Amazon — has been cancelled, along with… » 6/29/13 11:30am 6/29/13 11:30am

Sexy Sex Vampires Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder Split Up

After three years of dating, Vampire Diaries' onscreen and real-life couple Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder have broken up. But TV's low-key equivalent of K-Stew and R-Patz will stay civil on the show because — quoth a source — they're "consummate professionals," and "will continue to work together and remain best… » 5/09/13 9:00am 5/09/13 9:00am

Will Charlize Theron Help Jennifer Aniston Score a Black Kid?

Jennifer Aniston, the quintessential grown-up Judy Blume heroine, has a lot of Very Important Decisions to make in the next few months as her wedding to Justin Theroux draws nigh. Apparently she's been quizzing Charlize Theron—mom of one-year-old Jackson Theron—about the process of adoption since mutual friend Chelsea… » 3/15/13 9:00am 3/15/13 9:00am

The Wonderful, Wild and Vile Fashions of the Grammy Awards

Despite the fact that CBS issued a memo warning not to show off breasts, buttocks, or any "puffy" bare skin, celebrities attending the 55th annual Grammy Awards last night embraced sheer fabrics, exposed breast curvature and even displayed nipples. That said, it wasn't a very exciting night for fashion; there were… » 2/11/13 11:20am 2/11/13 11:20am

Brangelina Threatened By Jonny Lee Miller's Mediocre CBS Show

The National Enquirer, bastion of all legitimate-and-definitely-not-made-up-by-peoples'-greed-and-imagination news, reports that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's slinky, uber-sexual union is being torn asunder by, of all things, Tivo. Brad's allegedly pissed at Angelina for secretly recording episodes of her ex Jonny… » 11/08/12 9:00am 11/08/12 9:00am

The New Carly Rae Jepsen Video Features a Round of Suck and Blow

Here's the video for grown baby woman Carly Rae Jepsen's newest hit This Kiss. It's a typical Carly Rae joint up in there, featuring patterned leggings, an object of her affection and a bunch of friends having a good good time. There's also a Romeo + Juliet style under water smooch and a game of suck and blow.… » 10/29/12 6:15pm 10/29/12 6:15pm

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively Secretly Got Married in a Cotton Field

My Size Barbie and Ken Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds put on the My Wedding Dream Clothes™ that came in the box with them and stealthily got married on a plantation in South Carolina yesterday. Their friend Bell Sleeves Florence Welch was there to sing in honor of their love, and so—more importantly!—was Hollywood's… » 9/10/12 9:00am 9/10/12 9:00am

Former Employees Sue William Shatner for Supposedly Being a Crazy,…

Awww, man. B-Shatz! Whyyyyy? I mean, it's not like your everyday persona has given anyone the impression that you aren't totally 'nanners, but do you have to take it to the next level? Creepo-'nanners? Gross. A couple of William Shatner's former employees (who, by the way, could be total jerk liars—I don't know) are… » 9/04/12 9:00pm 9/04/12 9:00pm