How to Feel About Getting Older

If your biggest fear is getting older, the best thing that can happen to you is getting older. That's right! Like treating a fear of heights with exposure to heights, the universe will also desensitize you to a fear of aging by continuing to apply time + gravity. You will realize that getting older is not only NOT as… » 7/28/13 5:03pm 7/28/13 5:03pm

Helen Mirren’s Hypothetical Daughter Advice: Don’t Take Shit from Men

On this day, let us propose a new ranking system for celebrities: a scale that goes from Rush Limbaugh (worst, unless you’re an older white dude who still fears the Red Menace) all the way up to Helen Mirren (best, unless you’re an older white dude who fears that women gaining positions of power = the End of Days). » 7/21/13 4:30pm 7/21/13 4:30pm

Paranoid Helen Mirren Is Super-Mean to Her Housekeeper

Helen Mirren, as she’s liable to do, has pretty much stolen the show at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, a 48-year-old Czech festival, with a minute-long trailer in which she’s haunted by one of her many statuette awards. More importantly, this ad finally gives us some insight into Helen Mirren’s tendency towards… » 7/07/13 3:00pm 7/07/13 3:00pm

Martha Stewart So Regrets Not Banging Paul Newman and Robert Redford

Match.com enthusiast Martha Stewart cannot, for the life of her, remember why she didn't try to go down to Pound Town back in her days as a preppy young thing who worked at a pastry shop outside a Ralph Lauren store in Connecticut and occasionally sold Hubbell Gardner scones or whatever. Lady, I feel THAT. » 5/07/13 9:00am 5/07/13 9:00am

Helen Mirren Scolds Sam Mendes For Dude-Laden Thank You Speech

Yo, Helen Mirren! Can I watch you have a cognac and take notes on how to be a woman? K thanks. During her speech after receiving her Legend Award at the Empire Movie Awards last night, Mirren drew attention to fellow award recipient Sam Mendes' sausage-fest of thank yous and inspirations. (Specifically: PT Anderson,… » 3/25/13 9:00am 3/25/13 9:00am

A Young Helen Mirren Met Alfred Hitchcock and They Mutually Disliked…

Much has been made of late about iconic director Alfred Hitchcock's horrible, fear-based treatment of his pet "blondes," like the allegations of sexual harassment leveled against the late Hitchcock by The Birds actress Tippi Hedren. No less than two films came out this year about the director's private life: The Girl, an … » 11/24/12 5:05pm 11/24/12 5:05pm

Reese Witherspoon Fine After False-Alarm Pregnancy Complications

After being rushed to the hospital Tuesday, and then again last night, über-enceinte Reese Witherspoon is still pregnant, but totally fine. However, Tuesday's visit involved "complications" with the pregnancy, according to the source, making Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth very nervous. The baby is due in September, and… » 8/23/12 9:00am 8/23/12 9:00am