The Eight-Day Week
Welcome to New York Observer‘s Golden Globe coverage of the 2012, where you’ll be able to read (and participate!) in real time as Drew Grant and Dan D’Addario take bets on which acclaimed actor will be the first to slap that lopsided grin right off Ricky Gervais‘ face. Let the fun begin!
Wednesday, July 20
The Met’s Alexander McQueen wingding is due to close soon (Who’d have guessed that the summer’s biggest blockbuster would feature weird shape-shifting metallic entities, but not be the Transformers sequel?!), and we need a new British avante-garde type to turn the female shape into manic pointiness. Gareth Pugh it is! Read More
1991 was a good year for Susan Sarandon. Thelma and Louise came out, landing her on the cover of Time magazine with Gina Davis, and she and long-time partner Tim Robbins, who had finished shooting Spike Lee’s Jungle Fever, had just purchased a Chelsea loft at 147 West 15th Street, near Seventh Avenue. As the couple Read More
It’s 2 a.m. and you awake with a jerk, alone in your fully lit apartment and still on the couch. On TV, the credits of some movie you’ve already seen a billion times are scrolling by. It feels like rock bottom. And we know, because we’re just like you: single.
Need a Read More
Vampires don’t really live forever—it just feels like they do. Lately, you can’t turn on the TV, go to a bookstore, see a movie, or go to (if you’re really prepared to argue that these books aren’t just for kids, you might want to take a cold, hard look at yourself in the mirror at Read More
Ashley Dupre, whose much hyped Diane Sawyer interview airs Friday, told People magazine: "Everyone knows me as ‘that girl,’ but I’m not just ‘that girl’…I have a lot of depth, a lot of layers." [People]
The Board of Elections, the head of which Tim Robbins called a "corrupt scumbag" after an Election Read More
Britney Spears‘ younger son, Jayden James, is "fine" after an allergic reaction required that he be hospitialized. [People]
British actress Kelly Reilly is not actually involved with Guy Ritchie, as was reported in the wake of his breakup with Madonna. In fact, she is engaged to someone else. [Read More
Oprah Winfrey, Brad Pitt, Will.I.Am, and Star Jones were among the celebrities who attended Barack Obama‘s victory rally in Chicago’s Grant Park last night. Ms. Winfrey called the win "the greatest experience of [her] lifetime." [US Weekly]
An indignant Tim Robbins spent five hours attempting to vote yesterday after a Read More
Susan Sarandon and her family attended tonight’s Indecision 2008, co-anchored by Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. Milling around near the kitchen in the early part of the night–where CNN played on a and popcorn, Doritos and 100 calorie packs of of Chips Ahoy were available for snacking–Ms. Sarandon wondered outloud if anything had happened, as Read More
It’s 2 AM and you awake with a jerk, alone in your fully-lit apartment and still on the couch. On TV, the credits of some movie you’ve already seen a billion times are scrolling by. It feels like rock bottom. And we know, because we’re just like you: single.
Need a movie to keep you Read More