A drug-trade drama's high fantasy
Don't let this get out because it could ruin my career! There are some women that I happen to find terribly sexy, even now in Gay Pride month. But these dames needn't worry about me--I'll just admire them from afar, as well as in this glorious photo tribute.
Yep, that's right, folks. Mayor Mike Bloomberg's press conference today was about Gossip Girl. The Lady Gaga-kisser upped his celebrity status by standing beside members of the cast and creative team of the television show at Queen's Silvercup Studios. Also beside him were a host of Queens electe ... More >>
Nicole He Blake Lively and Leighton Meester filming 'Gossip Girl' on the LES yesterday. Craigslist Missed Connections have been good lately! A few weeks ago we had the man who posted an epic missed connection for the girl who held his iPhone hostage, and now we have the poor young startup emp ... More >>
Maid service may be lacking at this place.You know how sometimes you just want to get away from the daily grind and relax in a fancy hotel room somewhere, where you can hide away and order room service and lie in a giant, plush bed that you pray doesn't have bedbugs? Well, the Marriott's Rena ... More >>
I'm leaving out the obvious ones, which get enough attention, thank you. OK, here goes: Mesrine. A two-part tour de force for Vincent Cassel as a real-life gangster who loves his children. The Town. Male nuns robbing banks? That's just one thread of this seamy, Ben Affleck-directed melodra ... More >>
I never thought anyone from Gossip Girl would be considered one of our premiere thesps any more than I felt Justin Bieber should sing at the Met. But I can finally admit that in Ben Affleck's searing criminal drama The Town, Blake Lively happens to be amazing in her supporting role as a ragg ... More >>
Doubt you'll be seeing these at a Shanghai bus stop.Josh Schwartz is taking Gossip Girl bi-continental and producing a Chinese version of the famous Upper East Side set series, the Post reports, made with Chinese actors and broadcast in China. It's hard for us Western folk here to understand exac ... More >>
The other Number 9Number 9The Maxim Hot 100 List is out. Yeah, we've been waiting for this all year! Not only that, but the Good Surgeon's Guide to the Top 10 Worst Celebrity Faces came out last week. And since we are connoisseurs of both beauty and hideousness here at Runnin' Scared, ... More >>
Married in the 'burbs—can we really expect anything but comatose?
At the Observer today, Christopher Rosen, stimulated by the unfortunate new The Taking of Pelham 123, decries remakes of 70s New York classics. But his complaint is that "Only '70s period pieces remain locked inside the isolation of past events... We want '70s films to be something other than a ... More >>
Last week's prediction: About time for one of those winsome, short-haired female trip-hop devotees... Not to harp on this, but it is precisely by keeping an eye on these type of spots—e.g. iTunes, America's predominant music retailer and the place where all sorts of sophisticated licensing agree ... More >>
Even the hoariest haters eventually succumb
Stay away from clowns! Just continue to be ones yourselves. (And other Dear ABBA suggestions.)