New York Times op-ed contributor Elizabeth Mitchell Armstrong joined TIME in favor of breastfeeding, as a stance against Big Pharma/Big Formula. Look at the restraint of the Times’ art directors! Don’t forget to call your mom on Sunday and thank her for breastfeeding you/not breastfeeding you/not writing about it. [NYTimes]
Gawker quoted an anonymous source saying Robin Roberts didn’t even want the Obama gay marriage interview because she thought it might shed light her own (undisclosed) homosexuality, which is exactly what Gawker did. When Matt Drudge linked to their story, they outed him too. Me next! Me next! [Gawker]
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Anna Wintour made a charming appearance on The Colbert Report to thank President Obama for endorsing gay marriage and promote the Met Costume Institute’s Schiaparelli and Prada exhibit.
“I don’t trust Prada because it’s my understanding that the devil wears Prada,” quipped the Evangelism-affecting Stephen Colbert.
Ouch. But then, by the time she and Mr. Colbert are making plans to put on sweatpants, hit Long John Silver’s and go “bobbing for French fries,” we actually kind of believed her retort: “That movie is so last year.”
Yet another thing to love in it: Mr. Colbert addresses Ms. Wintour as both “Tough Guy” and “Young Lady.”
Which sums her up perfectly and conveniently brings us to our next topic…
We were over at Publishers Weekly, reading all about O: The Oprah Magazine books editor Sara Nelson‘s move to Amazon (where she will—adding insult to the Amazon-inflicted injury of book review sections everywhere—bring original content to the retail behemoth’s virtual book aisle), when we noticed a sidebar that suggests “has died at 82″ is the literary world’s answer to the 27 Club. [Publishers Weekly]