Tuesday, January 31, 2012

BEST FACE FORWARD


Ringer returns from its long hiatus, and Bridget's life certainly isn't getting any easier. Siobhan's back in town with things other than murder on her mind, and old friends resurface in the midst of planning a charity event for Juliet's school. It's time for frenemies, fashion, and fisticuffs!

Monday, January 30, 2012

MIX-N-MASH MONDAYS 01.30.12


This week's track - another mash-up! - combines Florence + The Machine with German duo Final DJs, from a brand new Mix-N-Mash Mondays contributor. Take a listen!

Friday, January 27, 2012

MURPHY FAMILY VALUES


No doubt thanks to the mandatory whims of Ryan Murphy, the supernaturally handsome Matthew Bomer will be guest starring as an older brother to Darren Criss' Blaine. Let the inappropriate fantasies begin!

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

SMOKIN' & STYLIN'


When last we checked in with the faux Hollywood power couple of Garrett Hedlund and Armie Hammer (H-Squared), they were burning up an arbitrary awards ceremony. Now they're getting different varieties of action on the red carpet...and the border. 

Thursday, January 19, 2012

YACHT THIS WAY


The year was 1987. Goldie Hawn (playing against type) tries "bitch" on for size in Garry Marshall's Overboard. The only thing more colorful than her insults was her outlandish wardrobe, which we'll revisit today in all its sequined, accessorized glory!

Monday, January 16, 2012

MIX-N-MASH MONDAYS: 01.16.12


Whitney Houston and Robyn come together in a seamless mash-up of two of their biggest hits. Prepare to turn any flat surface into a dance floor!

Saturday, January 14, 2012

A GIFT FROM THE HILL


I've never watched One Tree Hill. The thought of it makes my eyes roll, which I fully admit is quite an elitist thing to say coming from someone who endorses Gossip Girl, 90210 and most recently Ringer. But whatever, it just looks generic and uninteresting to me. I did however find this Vulture post particularly helpful/hilarious in explaining everything that has happened in 174 episodes in 3 paragraphs. 

It doesn't really touch on just why Laguna Beach's hopelessly stupid Stephen Colletti joined the cast, but finally in their final season premiere they gave us a reason to care. Thanks to Socialite Life for watching and screencapping so we didn't have to.



If anyone can get me an update on what Stephen's castmate Trey from Laguna Beach s1 is up to, I'd be most appreciative. Thx.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

VIRGIN SENSIBILITIES


In the dozens of titles in the Zip and a Kick! Criterion Collection, one can expect to find an entire sub-category of "Childhood Favorites That Went Almost Entirely Over My Head At The Time". For example: In Dirty Dancing, I obviously didn't understand Penny's abortion, I just thought she had a headache. And try explaining to this 7 year-old what a NAZI is while he's trying to watch Angela Lansbury cast spells and fly a bed in Bedknobs & Broomsticks. Sometimes the details didn't quite stick, okay?

Saturday, January 7, 2012

WEHO AD WATCH: 01.07.12


People traffic was at its best today, as all over the city people were out & about enjoying the warmth of SoCal January. Here's a look at the West Hollywood ad landscape for the beginning of 2012.

Thursday, January 5, 2012

CAREER OPTIONS


Look, I'm not judging here. I love me some Taco Bell. And one would assume that since there's seemingly always a new "Work Here" poster, this is probably an effective form of recruitment for the Bell. 

But I saw this one while grabbing lunch today (LEST YE BE JUDGED), and was pretty dumbstruck by the strange cast of characters they've decided to feature. Click for a closer look:



Y'see, my issue here is not with one's employment at Taco Bell, but rather this bizarre representation of it on behalf of the Taco Bell marketing or HR departments (I'm guessing?). And I've got proof!

EXHIBIT A
When have you ever seen THIS many employees at a Taco Bell at the same time? There's at least 8 people in this shot. And isn't it weird that none of them are customers? Which brings me to...

EXHIBIT B
Why aren't any of these people working? You can kind of see that it's daytime. Based on my patronage, I've never seen it to be this much of a laid-back, friendship-making, never-ending food party.

EXHIBIT C
Disembodied arms aren't allowed to work in the foodservice industry. 



Gotta go work on a different post, now. And that screwdriver ain't just gonna fix itself!

Monday, January 2, 2012

MIX-N-MASH MONDAYS: 01.02.12


Singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey may be a relative newcomer, but she's already attracting the attention of both record execs and other artists. Let her attract your attention with the first Mix-N-Mash Monday track of 2012!

Sunday, January 1, 2012

WHY AREN'T YOU WATCHING...200 CIGARETTES?


Welcome to 2012, gang! I thought I would start January off with the next entry in my 'Why Aren't You Watching?' series, with a star-studded holiday flop of epic proportionsBefore there was New Year's Eve, there was 200 Cigarettes.

The format: I'll provide you with the trailer, and 5 'caps for good measure. My hope is that by the end you'll either want to watch it immediately, or you'll experience MovieTingle™ from revisiting an old favorite. Here we go!