Don't do it.Once upon a time, many, many years ago, we sat in front of the computer screen of a now ex-boyfriend's laptop, and noted that his open email account happened to be a tab at the top of the open Internet page waiting in all-too-tempting proximity, while he, of course, was taking a s ... More >>
That's pretty much what a friend told me the other day, and before you reach for the straitjacket, let me inform you that he's an educated and quite savvy person who does leave the house a lot. "I am blown away by the Jessica Simpson Xmas special on PBS," he texted me, ecstatic and totally s ... More >>
No.Ah, another shitty year is ending, and we find ourselves trying to buy our way out of it with Christmas presents while struggling to block out the same old endless stream of yuletide muzak. Luckily, there's always a few notable holiday-album standouts to break the tedium, this year includi ... More >>
Charlie Brown will have a few new friends to hang out with as he floats down Sixth Avenue this Thanksgiving. Macy's has announced the lineup for this year's parade, which will include performances by Kanye West, Jessica Simpson, and Gladys Knight, helium-filled versions of Po from Kung-Fu Pan ... More >>
The Runway Rundown 1. The fashion gods have spoken - and, also, Jessica Simpson. Season Eight of Project Runway has a winner at last - after 13 challenges at 90 minutes apiece, this distills to one resolution well earned. For everyone.
All photos by Stacey AndersonDonald Trump took a break from his burgeoning mosque empire to drop by Michael Kors' presentation on Wednesday--and though his old limelight nemesis Anna Wintour was also in attendance, the runway was free of bloodshed. Trump did bray about God-knows-what in close ... More >>
Araceli CruzTim Gunn must have needed the extra-strength dosage after Thursday morning's Project Runway Season 8 finale show. Midway through the carefully orchestrated hoodwink hour of 10 contestants' collections (seven the ringers, three the true finalists, in standard Runway fashion), the L ... More >>
Yesterday, in a maelstrom of glitter and Pixie Stix, Herald Square unveiled Material Girl, their new, tween-oriented in-house fashion line. Their collaborators: Madonna and her daughter, Lourdes. The face of the brand: panda-eyed Gossip Girl actress and the Pretty Reckless singer Taylor Momse ... More >>
At the beginning of the summer, we brought you The Most Epic Marriage Proposal Ever, and this one rivals it with a certain finesse and understatement. Understatement? Yeah, not usually a word associated with Day-Glo murals and public marriage proposals, but we noted a nice level of modesty he ... More >>
Political Powerhouses Jessica Simpson and Jimmy FallonNo one with any sense of perspective believes that Real America -- most of the nation, fly-over country, everywhere but the coastal cities, whatever you want to call it -- gives a quarter of a shit about the White House Correspondents Dinner. ... More >>
Go crowd-surfing with Courtney
Which is a really great idea, actually, and yet also kind of a drag
The term "reality show" has always seemed to me to be an oxymoron, sort of like "army intelligence" or "L.A. style." Every moment of any reality show I've ever seen (except for the ones I've been on, naturally) has seemed scripted, rehearsed, and played to the camera, as ALL series televisio ... More >>
Everyone's beating up on Athlete of the Decade Tiger Woods -- his wife's allegedly divorcing him, Accenture dropped him, his dad and Jessica Simpson are getting dragged into it, etc. But some celebrities are offering Tiger solace and friendly counsel, our former mayor Rudolph Giuliani among them. ... More >>
A group of food corps is launching the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, a national, multi-year campaign to help reduce obesity -- especially childhood obesity -- by 2015. [PR Newsire] A study reveals that customers at fast-food chains, such as McDonald's, Wendy's, Burger King, and KFC, ... More >>
Lots of economic news today: talking to Matt Lauer, with whom he had previously joked about the Super Bowl and Jessica Simpson' "weight battle," President Obama says that more banks are likely to fail. But, as we have nothing to fear but fear itself, Obama's permanent-campaign arm is calling for "e ... More >>
The Giants face off against the Cowboys
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Better than Employee of the Month!
If the Favre treatment doesn't stop Brady, maybe Jessica Simpson could?
Mexican love the Doors icon, and the Cowboy chokes
Moby, Q-Tip, and a bunch of a dudes on a bench bring a little bit of L.A. to the LES
Commiserating with fellow club columnist Romano. Plus playgoing and going to play.
Desperately seeking asylum after a night of retreat
On Xtina's noble but knuckleheaded plea for diva greatness
Teen-pop B-listers dress up in new wave costumes; follow in Avril's spunky, fluffy, scowly footprints
A Roundup of Thanksgiving and December Sales
Why peroxide rot is, like, officially over
Is Jessica Simpson slowly taking over your world?
Let them eat stars: Pop-culture vultures circle the flesh of the semi-rich and famous on VH1
Who and what went down at the MTV Video Awards
Art with a capital A: Chicks on Speed, Kevin Blechdom at Deitch projects
Burritos, Burgers, Chili Dogs, and Vienna Sausages
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