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15 Jan 2013

In The News…

Fashion

– Rooney is the new February Vogue cover girl. [Source]

– Beyonce is rumored to be the new face of H&M. [Source]

– Adam Levine and Nicki Minaj will be collaborating with Kmart to put out clothing and accessory lines. [Source]

– The Coveteur will be hosting a children’s theme all week and is currently featuring Suri Cruise. [Source]

– Alber Elbaz will be launching a makeup collection with Lancome [Source]

Music

– Yeah Yeah Yeahs announce new album “Mosquito.” [Source]

– Ryan Gosling could have been a Backstreet Boy. [Source]

Television

– Denzel Washington took his 21-year old daughter Olivia to the Golden Globe Awards Sunday evening as his date, but the media thought she was actually his wife Pauletta who is 62. #awkward [Source]

– Netflix has signed a deal to stream a new batch of shows including: Adventure Time, The West Wing, Fringe, Chuck and many more. [Source]

Tommy Lee Jones’s grump face at the Golden Globes is now an internet meme. Naturally. [Source]

Seattle

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– Pickwick will release their debut album “Can’t Talk Medicine” on March 12. For now, here is a cover of “Lady Luck” with Sharon Van Etten [Source]

– Top Pot will open its first drive-thru in Issaquah. [Source]

– Seattle’s new Bullitt Center may be the greenest building ever. That’s Seattle for ya! [Source]

Other

– Lindsay Lohan made yet another huge life mistake by firing her lawyer Shawn Holley and also owing her $300K in unpaid fees [Source]

– Microsoft will shut down MSN Messenger on March 15, 2013 after 13 years. [Source]

– Kate Middleton is due in July. [Source] And so is Kimye’s baby.

– Actress Lena Dunham has pledged that she won’t get married until all gay people can get married. [Source]

– Miss America Contestant Allyn Rose says the she will get a double mastectomy after she has completed a year of service as Miss DC or Miss America since her mother, aunt, and grandmother have all passed away from breast cancer. [Source]

– New Myspace is now open to the public. Meanwhile, I am still very very cautious about it. [Source]

12 Jan 2013

In The News…

Fashion

– Nicki Minaj’s hairstylist quits. [Source]

– It was Marc Jacobs’s psychiatrist that advised him to turn down the Dior gig. [Source]

Music

– A song about Harry Styles is on its way y’all! [Source]

– Ke$ha was paid just $1.63 to write a song for Miley Cyrus. Yes, that’s $1.63… 63 cents. [Source]

Movies

– Jurassic Park 4 will be released June 13, 2014. [Source]

– Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame may hit Broadway. [Source]

– Pirates of the Caribbean, really? [Source]

Other

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– Tina Fey on Twitter.

– Britney has not only split with fiance Jason Trawick, but has also given back his $90K engagement ring. [Source]

– Facebook is considering adding a fee to send messages to people that you are not connected with for a whopping $100. [Source]

– Crystal Harris signed a pretty serious Prenup before marrying Hugh Hefner. UM HOBviously. [Source]

– Do we like this new portrait of Kate Middleton revealed yesterday? Apparently, no one does. [Source]

– Jennifer Lawrence and actor Nicholas Hoult split. [Source]

– Evan Rachel Wood and Jamie Bell are expecting their first child. [Source] Luckily that Marilyn Manson thing was just a phase…

– Reddit Co-Founder and Digital Activist Aaron Swartz has committed suicide. [Source]

– Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis are engaged! [Source]

08 Jan 2013

In The News…

Fashion

– Fashionista documents the best looks from Pretty Little Liars [Source]

– Marc Jacobs’ new makeup line will hit Sephora shelves this fall. [Source]

– Stella McCartney is launching a collection of eyewear and it’s pretty spectacular. [Source]

Music

– Justin Bieber will host and perform on Saturday Night Live’s Feb. 9th episode. [Source]

– Paramore ain’t over y’all! A new album is on the way. [Source]

– Mariah Carey is hilarious in an interview with Barbara Walters in which she says she didn’t know Nicki Minaj sang…”I thought she rapped or whatever. [Source] Trollin’

Television

– “Girls” actress Lena Dunham was criticized for having a ‘blobby body’ in a review. Uhhhhhh girl can do whatever she wants, she’s fantastic, okay? [Source]

Movies

– Aladdin will be on Broadway in Spring 2014. [Source]

– Joseph Gordon Levitt and Josh Brolin join the cast of the Sin City sequel. [Source]

Other

– This is how Taylor Swift looks post split from Harry Styles. Haylor is no more. [Source]

– Khloe Kardashian is selling her old workout clothes on eBay. Sick. [Source]

– Anderson Cooper has been named Gay “Man of 2012” by Out readers. [Source]

– Snooki wants a baby. I think everyone had their doubts, but now that she’s proving everyone wrong no one really care. Go on with your bad self and have another baby Snooki! [Source]

– The White House has banned the paparazzo images of Sasha and Malia on the beach. [Source] um duh! Block that ish.

03 Jan 2013

Blog Posts Roundup 1/3/13

There were just too many fantastic reads today that I couldn’t make a post about every single one of them.  Seriously, they are taking up all my tabs so I decided to turn them into a roundup post for your viewing convenience.

1. Facebook Prototype – Swedish designer Fred Nerby created this awesome prototype of a possible Facebook user interface that looks nothing like Timeline. Instead it resembles something more of the renovated MySpace, but damn, this looks. good. If you want to see the details clearer, watch the Vimeo in full screen. [Source]

2. Saving Your Instagrams – – – > Instaport

3. “Why I Left My Fancy Magazine Job” – Former Fashionista Editor Lauren Sherman explains why she left a gig at Lucky Magazine that many aspiring young women dream of.

4. Pinterest Acquires Punchfork – Pinterest makes its first big move in 2013 by acquiring one of my favorite recipe sites. [Source]

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5. Seattle Music Ruled Today – Allen Stone performed on Ellen and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ “Thrift Shop” went platinum.

photo cred | Michael Clinard – Seattle Met [Russell Investments office]

6. Modern Style Offices Thrive in Seattle – I couldn’t agree more that this open floor plan does wonders for productivity. [Source]

7. The 5 Innovative Social Media Campaigns of 2012

8. Starbucks is revealing their new $1 reusable cup. Will it catch on? [Source]

9. Man moves back in with his family to allow a homeless family to live in his home – such an amazing story about kindness and generosity. The video to accompany this post is a must-see. [Source]

10. McDreamy wants in on the Tully’s on Broadway in Capitol Hill. [Source]

02 Jan 2013

In the News…

Fashion

– Zooey Deschanel does not look like Zooey Deschanel on the cover of Glamour. [Source]

– Fake braces are all the rage right now in Asia. [Source]

Music

– Girls will be releasing a soundtrack in January! Excited. Hope this is on Spotify because their music selection is. on. point. [Source]

– Our girl Britney will be working on a new album. [Source]

Television

– a scripted hour-long drama is in the works for E! and will be a mixture of Gallery Girls and Mean Girls called Gallerina [Source]

– Ann Curry won’t let that NBC drama get her down. Apparently, she’s been contacted for a position at CNN as an anchor. [Source]

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– The shows that ended in 2012.

– Andddd the television characters that passed away in 2012. [Source]

Movies

– The Twilight Saga was voted the worst movies of all time. Shocker. [Source]

Seattle

– We prepare to say goodbye to the iconic Easy Street Records on Queen Anne. [Source]

Other

– Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris finally got married! She didn’t run away this time. [Source]

Did I mention that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are having a spawn baby together?

– The PS2 is not more. Japan stops production. [Source]

– Are you in a profession that could lead you to being a psychopath?

Author Kevin Dutton tells us in his new book which professions are most likely and least likely to lead to psychopathy. [Source]

18 Aug 2012

In the News…

Fashion

Joseph Gordon Levitt for Playboy Magazine [Source]

Condé Nast lets you play model in their new video game, Fashion Hazard, available on both iPhone and the iPad. [Source]

Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas  puts her hair in the hands of celeb stylist Ted Gibson. [Source]

 

Music

Spin Magazine has cancelled their Nov/Dec issue. [Source]

Record label, Fueled By Ramen, is raising money to support The Academy Is… band member Andrew Bishop Mrotek AKA The Butcher. Andrew was violently mugged at the end of July and has been in and out of the ER undergoing several surgeries. He is also without health care and FBR has said that any support that fans can provide will significantly help towards his bills. [Source]

Remember that brawl between Chris Brown and Drake not too long ago? The nightclub is allegedly suing them for $16 million. [Source]

Lady Gaga x Kendrick Lamar collaboration on the way! [Source]

The Jonas Brothers will come together again for a one-time concert. [Source] I want this. 

Television

TLC taps into a new reality “looking for love” show called “Secret Princes.” [Source]

ABC’s Revenge has decided to make a re-cast decision for Emily’s mentor, Satoshi Takeda. [Source]

Teen Mom’s Farrah Abraham released a new music video. Apparently, auto tune is her best friend.  [SourceToo awful to actually post the video on my blog

ABC Family has cancelled “Jane By Design.” [Source]

NBC’s ‘Tonight Show’ has laid off 20 employees. [Source]

Seattle

The city of Bremerton will re-name a street for Olympic gold medalist Nathan Adrian. [Source]

Amazon Local will begin delivering Capitol Hill’s Eltana bagels. [Source]

Other

Lauren Conrad made a huge mistake by releasing a new DIY video on her YouTube account today that showed her slicing up Lemony Snicket’s Series of Unfortunate Events and turning it into a storage project.  Fans of the series were not very happy and her video has since been deleted. [Source]

Top Chef Cruise 2013 [Source]

Could a men’s birth control be in the works? [Source]

06 May 2012

In the News…

Unfortunately, I’m a little behind on my news having not blogged consistently for the past couple of weeks, but this is the best I could do!
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Fashion

– Designer Tracy Feith will design for TOMS Shoes. The designer was known for his highly successful collection for Target. [Source]

– Vogue has announced that they will no longer be working with models under the age of 16 or models who look unhealthy. [Source]

– Justin Timberlake is still not returning to music because he’s too busy working on a design line for HomeMint. [Source]

Music

– The Wanted’s latest track, “Chasing the Sun” will be used as the title track for Ice Age 4: Continental Drift. [Source]

– Earlier this week, a first-grader was suspended for singing the line “I’m sexy and I know it” from LMFAO’s latest song. [Source]

Television

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– Teen Wolf Season 2. It’s almost here. [Source]

– Will Jeopardy host, Alex Trabek, leave the show? I sure hope not. [Source]

– Britney Spears and Demi Lovato have joined The X Factor. [Source]

– The Jonas Brothers are getting a reality show on E! y’all! [Source]

Movies

– Twilight’s Kellan Lutz has just signed on to play Tarzan in the new animated film. [Source]

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– And yet another trailer for The Amazing Spider Man.

– Outkast’s Andre 3000 will begin shooting for the Jimi Hendrix biopic next month. [Source]

Seattle

– The Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) lineup is up! [Source]

– A new Seattle spot is opening up and it is dedicated to one of my favorite desserts – the Molten Chocolate Cake. Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery will open up later on this month. [Source]

Other

– Demi Moore has officially changed her Twitter handle. [Source]

– Jessica Simpson finally gave birth to a baby girl named Maxwell Drew Johnson.

– RIP to the Beastie Boys’ Adam “MCA” Youch. He passed away Friday at age 47 after battling cancer for two years.

– Kings of Leon’s Jared Followill has proposed to model Martha Patterson. The two have been dating for only a few months. [Source]

– SNL’s Taran Killam and HIMYM’s Cobie Smulders will marry this September. [Source]

19 Apr 2012

In the News…

Fashion

– Alexa Chung has made her Instagram private after several of her followers left comments for her on this picture saying that she was too thin. She responded, “Ok everyone thanks for the teen angst discussions. People are different sizes. I’m not trying to be thinspo for anyone.” [Source]

– Rag & Bone will launch a handbag line this fall. [Source]

– Nicki Minaj will develop her own fragrance. [Source]

– This photo of two models kissing in Urban Outfitters’ latest catalog has stirred up some controversy with the One Million Moms (OMM) Organization.

“The content is offensive and inappropriate for a teen who is the company’s target customer.” And they’re asking supporters to boycott the retailer: “Tell them you will also no longer shop at their stores if you hear this type of advertising continues.”

Whatever, man. There’s always some organization that brings up this issue every month. [Source]

– Marchesa may be launching a contemporary line very soon. [Source]

Music

– I’ve been waiting for this album, but I don’t have to wait much longer since Metric’s “Synthetica” will be out June 12. [Source]

– After debuting Tupac’s hologram at Coachella this past weekend, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg are now considering taking it on tour with them. [Source]

Television

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– Zooey totally sold me on the iPhone 4s in this commercial. It was the tomato soup.

– NBC will stream the entire 2012 Summer Olympics in London. I get that it’s popular these days, but it’s gonna be on NBC all day every day. [Source]

– MTV’s Teen Wolf will return in June for their second season. [Source]

Seattle

– The Seattle Center will partner with Coca-Cola and name them the “official beverage” of the space and will celebrate them at their Next Fifty event. [Source]

– Congratulations to The Stranger writer, Eli Sanders, for his Pulitzer on feature writing! So much of my Seattle news comes from this blog so I think credit should be given when deserved. [Source]

Other

– Tru Blood stars Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer are expecting. [Source]

– Angelina Jolie’s engagement ring from Brad Pitt is reportedly worth $1 million dollars. [Source

– Kanye West apparently broke up with Kim Kardashian via text. [Source]

– Dick Clark has passed away after suffering a heart attack. He was 82 years old. [Source]

– Victoria Beckham’s birthday cake…is not a real cake. It’s fruit. [Source]

 

07 Apr 2012

One Year Ago Today

– Seattle Restaurant Week began! This year, it runs through April 8-19. Check out the participating restaurants here.

– We viewed Death Cab For Cutie’s live music video for “You Are A Tourist.”

– We read some news and stuff.

– Madewell debuted their Fall 2011 collection and it was glorious!

– I got a little antsy about summer wedding season. Ashley and I spent 45 minutes watching wedding/proposal videos this evening.

– I wanted to buy some things. What else is new?

Most importantly, I discussed the 21 things I learned from my 21st birthday!

– There were a few things that I was obsessing over and they were awesome. Enough said.

– This infographic already told us what we already knew about the Pacific Northwest.

– This book was pretty cool.

– I wondered why Washington never had any cool prints made for them like this one.

– This is the best excuse I’ve ever seen.

27 Mar 2012

In the News…

Fashion

photo cred | The Man Repeller

– Bloggers are making their mark on the world! The Man Repeller’s Leandra Medine will be releasing a new book slated for next year. [Source]

– Pinterest puts their foot down when it comes to thinspiration images on their website. [Source]

– Could H&M be on the verge of launching a luxury brand? [Source]

Music

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Justin Bieber – Boyfriend

– The lyrics slay me.

– Britney Spears is joining X Factor y’all! [Source]

– Maroon 5’s new album “Overexposed” will be released in June. [Source]

– A new MGMT record will be released this September! [Source]

– Australian music group, Jet, has decided to part ways. [Source]

– Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros will release their second album together by the end of the year. [Source]

Movies

– A Hunger Games vacation. [Source]

– JJ Abrams isn’t letting anyone see Star Trek 2 before it comes out! [Source]

– The Weinstein Company has decided to retaliate against the MPAA and will release the new documentary, “Bully,” as unrated. [Source]

– Direct R.J. Cutler (The September Issue) will direct yet another fashion-based film. [Source]

Television

– We said goodbye to one of my favorite series, Skins. [Source]

– Teen Mom 2 star Jenelle is going under the knife. [Source]

– Mike “The Situation” has checked into rehab for prescription pills and alcohol. [Source]

– 30 Rock will do another live episode next month. [Source]

– Lifetime has pulled a controversial episode of Dance Moms featuring the young girls as little showgirls. [Source]

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– Jo Rivera from Teen Mom 2 attempts a rap career. [Source]

– Here’s a first look at AnnaSophia Robb as a young Carrie Bradshaw. [Source]

– Camille Grammer is not returning to The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. [Source]

– ABC Family has picked up the network rights to The Hunger Games – will air in 2014. [Source]

– Jimmy Kimmel will host the Emmy’s! [Source]

Seattle

– Everyday Music has officially moved across the street. [Source]

– Ballard burger spot, The Counter, has closed. [Source]

– A store I recently discovered while in San Francisco, Bevmo, will open up two locations in Washington in Silverdale and Tacoma. Um…I think they really meant Seattle, but that’s not happening. [Source]

– Seattle Restaurant Week begins April 8th! [Source]

– There is a Vintage Wedding Fair going down this weekend. Swoon swoon swoon. [Source]

Other

– Miami Heat show their support for Trayvon Martin. [Source]

– Jason Russell’s naked meltdown was because of a brief reactive psychosis. [Source]

– Tori Spelling is pregnant again. [Source]

– Kim’s flour shower. [Source]

– Megan Fox has spent $60K + on plastic surgery. [Source] Yikes.

– Hilary Duff gave birth to son Luca last week.

– Khloe Kardashian turns her back on PETA after her sister’s incident. [Source]

– VS Angel Adriana Lima is also pregnant. [Source]

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