Aretha Franklin & Tina Turner Are In A Battle Royale

  • Tina Turner vs. Aretha Franklin! Last week, Tina was asked to comment about that moment when Beyoncé called her "The Queen" during the Grammys, and Aretha got upset. Tina said: "[Aretha's] the queen of soul, and I'm the queen of rock 'n' roll. There were so many kings and queens there that night. Her ego must be so…
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Lisa Simpson's Feminist Heroes Were All Smokers

Last night's episode of The Simpsons struck a particular chord with me because it was all about Lisa's newfound interest in smoking, which she undertakes in order to lose weight and handle the stress of ballet class. I quit smoking in April 2003 with the help of Zyban, but about a month ago, I picked it up again, due… » 3/31/08 7:00pm 3/31/08 7:00pm

Brooke Bogart Is So00 Not A — What's That Word? — "Heiress"

"Aspiring model Brooke Bogart" graced the cover of Page Six Magazine yesterday. Do you love how people aspiring to be models are like, the new models? It's so...aspirational! So anyway, Brooke is the nineteen-year-old granddaughter of Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, and she's here, says the magazine story, to take… » 2/11/08 2:30pm 2/11/08 2:30pm