The spurned wife of former New York governor Eliot Spitzer, whose antics with prostitutes have been somewhat overshadowed by Anthony Weiner's penis this week, is reportedly fed up with it all, reports Page Six. The New York Post says that come November 6, we should all be on the lookout for some filed divorce papers,… »
The latest development in the seemingly never-ending legal battle between the Anna Nicole Smith estate and the late J. Howard Marshall's son E. Pierce Marshall may see 6-year-old Dannielynn Birkhead, the daughter of Larry Birkhead and Anna Nicole, $49 million of the elder Marshall's fortune, estimated to be anywhere… »
- Barack Obama has picked a theme for his inauguration: "A New Birth of Freedom." It comes from the Gettysburg Address, so it's not quite as cheezy as it sounds. [Huffington Post]
- Besides Rahm Emanuel, Robert Gibbs has reportedly accepted an offer to be the White House Press Secretary and David Axelrod has accepted a… »
In the aftermath of the Spitzer scandal, many feminists chastized Silda for opting out of her high-powered corporate law job to tend the hearth, but perhaps the blame should be placed on a system that often discriminates against pregnant women and mothers in the first place. According to an article in today's Wall… »
When Samantha Bee stood up at the Daily Show podium and faux admitted to cheating on her husband in a Spitzer-esque press conference, I wondered if there were any female politicians who had been caught red-handed (red-pantied?) in an extramarital affair. In the current issue of Newsweek, Julia Baird ponders the same… »
- We discovered that ( now-former ) New York Governor Eliot Spitzer goes to whores.
- We also discussed Ashley Alexandra Dupre, aka "Kristen", the woman who was allegedly the whore in question. Her new single is off the chain!
- We commisserated with Spitzer's poor wife, Silda.
- Bet disgraced Glamour blogger Mike Cherico »
Oh no, really? Another day of this? Doesn't she get old? (No!) So what, did they talk to her pimp or something? Is her song the most-downloaded thing on some website somewhere? Did Penthouse come calling? Whatever it was, the guy who owns my deli was checking out my Daily News when I came back from picking up coffee… »
This our favorite picture of Ashley Youmans aka Ashley Alexandra Dupré aka "Kristen." She will forever be known as Eliot Spitzer's whore, even though he fucked several whores including someone named "Sienna," maybe even someone with a higher "diamond rating" than Ashley. Maybe she will find a gig performing her… »
Yesterday we looked at the Spitzer scandal from the prostitutes' point of view, and now we ask the question: why did Eliot risk everything to bone a hooker in the first place? One possibility, according to the Times of London, is that he's addicted to sex. An anonymous columnist writes in today's paper, "My desire for… »
- I know what I want, you know what I want, I know what you need, can you handle me? Thus begins the mellifluous "What We Want," the latest track posted on the MySpace page of Ashley Alexandra Dupre, the musician, abuse victim, former drug abuser and self-professed "non moron" who had sex with Eliot Spitzer under the… »
Best Comment of the Day, in response to Raise Your Hand If You Wish You Were A Black Man: "If I've said it once, I've said it a million times...'Oh to be a black man from a single parent household.'" We say: yeah, those guys get ALL the breaks. • Worst, in response to Women On Silda Wall: "I'd Have Paraded In Front Of… »
On the Daily Show last night ,correspondent Samantha Bee decided to come clean about her involvement with a prostitution ring. Bee discussed the first rule of political press conference admissions: bring a date. She trotted out her husband, fellow Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones, to accompany her while she… »
Guess what? Megan is in an airplane today. And technology still hasn't figured out a way to let her IM in heaven, so we have a guest host Crapster today, famous DC blogger and former well-remunerated New Republic staffer Spencer Ackerman, now of the Washington Independent! Watch Spencer and me WATCH ELIOT SPITZER… »