This Week In Tabloids: The Hideously Cruel 'Worst Beach Bodies' Issue

Welcome back to Midweek Madness, in which Callie Beusman assists as we quaff goblets of gossip. This week: There's beef between K. Middy and HRH Liz; George Clooney is one step closer to an "I'll Raise This Baby Alone" cover; and the dreaded "Best and Worst Beach Bodies" issue is fucking awful. » 7/02/14 3:15pm 7/02/14 3:15pm

Week in Tabloids: Bachelorette Andi Got Pregnant in the Fantasy Suite

Welcome back to Midweek Madness, in which we suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous gossip and "read" the tabloids so you don't "have" to. This week: Beyoncé and Jay Z visit Gwyneth's "conscious uncoupling" marriage counselor; Jenna Dewan and Channing Tatum are on the rocks; and the Bachelorette got knocked up in… » 6/25/14 3:20pm 6/25/14 3:20pm

This Week in Tabloids: Ben Affleck's Gambling Addiction Out Of Control

Welcome back to Midweek Madness, in which Callie Beusman and I slog through the pages of In Touch, Us, Ok!, Life& Style and Star so that together we may inform you of what the tabloids are up to. This week: Cameron Diaz is having a Good Charlotte baby; and Prince Harry's watching reality TV; and Ben "Batman" Affleck… » 6/11/14 3:00pm 6/11/14 3:00pm

This Week in Tabloids: Miley in Danger of Drug-Induced Heart Attack

Welcome back to Midweek Madness, in which Callie Beusman and I try to snuggle up to tabloid gossip, using the silky sheets from the new issues of Ok!, In Touch, Life & Style, Us, and Star. This week: One cover features a sonogram "dramatization" to "prove" that Angelina Jolie is knocked up; Tori Spelling offers TMI;… » 4/16/14 3:20pm 4/16/14 3:20pm

The Week in Tabloids: Kendall Jenner Steals Kim Kardashian Vogue Cover

Welcome back to Midweek Madness, in which Callie Beusman makes a pilgrimage to the local newsstand and buys the latest issues of Ok!, In Touch, Life & Style, Us and Star. Together we "read" the "news" so you don't "have" to. This week: Nicole Richie is "scary skinny;" everyone hates The Bachelor; and new fashion it… » 2/26/14 3:10pm 2/26/14 3:10pm

This Week in Tabloids: Another Lady Quits The Bachelor ('He's a Jerk')

Welcome back to Midweek Madness! Every Wednesday, Callie Beusman skips to the newsstand to procure the celebrity weeklies (In Touch, Ok!, Us, Star, Life & Style) and together we peruse these silly nursery rhymes of gossip. This week: Kate Middleton is pregnant with a little princess; Juan Pablo is a "jerk" and an… » 2/19/14 3:45pm 2/19/14 3:45pm

This Week In Tabloids: Kris Jenner Promises Kanye Ca$h If He Marries Kim

Welcome back to Midweek Madness, in which we head to the newsstands and spend actual American dollars on printed matter, in an attempt to find out how painful this week's editions of In Touch, Us, Ok!, Life & Style, and Star are. This week: Tom Cruise is lavishing money and vacations on daughter Suri; Katy Perry and… » 8/08/12 4:30pm 8/08/12 4:30pm

This Week In Tabloids: J. Lo's Boyfriend Loves a Good Gay Glory Hole

Welcome back to Midweek Madness, in which yours truly bravely ventures to the newsstand and spends actual American currency buying In Touch, Us, Ok!, Life & Style, and Star. This week, Robert Pattinson is running in slow-mo through the fields behind Reese Witherspoon's ranch house, sobbing as he goes; Jennifer… » 8/01/12 3:15pm 8/01/12 3:15pm

This Week in Tabloids: Editors Give Birth to Jessica Simpson's Baby

Welcome back to Midweek Madness, in which we take stool samples of gossip from In Touch, Us, Ok!, Life & Style, and Star. This week, Lady Gaga's garage sale is gonna be awesome; Posh ate a plate of lettuce; and the editors at one magazine attempt to trick readers into thinking Jessica Simpson has already given birth. » 4/04/12 3:20pm 4/04/12 3:20pm

This Week In Tabloids: Beyoncé To Give Birth Wearing Special Weave Made…

Welcome back to Midweek Madness, in which we nurse horrid hangovers with soothing sips of gossip, extracted from the pages of In Touch, Life & Style, Us, Ok! and Star. This week: John Mayer is seriously depressed; Kim Kardashian wrecked both Kanye and Kobe's relationships; Angie just found out that Jennifer Aniston… » 1/04/12 3:00pm 1/04/12 3:00pm

Time Inc. Offers Millions For OK!, Though It's Only Worth About $2.99

Time Inc. has offered a hefty sum, but not quite as much as the $30 million to $35 million figure reported recently, for the U.S. edition of OK!. It's a surprising move, considering that the company already owns People and OK! is hemorrhaging money. New ownership may be just what the mag needs, but we hope this won't… » 6/08/11 10:30am 6/08/11 10:30am

Tabloid Won't Honor Its Satisfaction-Guaranteed Refund Policy

Prepare yourself for the shocking tale of how one tabloid deceived its readers for weeks, seemingly without remorse. I'm not talking about how the weekly gossip rags regularly print spurious rumors about Jessica Simpson's undying love for Nick Lachey or Suri's skincare regimen. OK! magazine broke a promise, and no… » 2/21/11 2:25pm 2/21/11 2:25pm