Posts in category "Celebrities"

10 Birthday Lessons from Stars of the Golden Age

Today is my birthday, which usually provides some good bloggable material, but I already did the “Letter to My Younger Self” three years ago.  (You can read that one here). And, while we did move to Chicago five years ago today (yes, today!), I thought about reflecting and collecting on all that’s transpired but that would... Read more »

Easy Tomato Sauce Recipe: Ban "Sketti" Forever.

I was going to write a blog post “In Defense of Honey Boo Boo” but then, as you will see below, the Boo Boo clan did something completely indefensible. First, let me just say, I’m prejudiced.  Yes, I admit it.  When it comes to ridiculous reality television, I have this strong inclination to prejudge. Example... Read more »

Celebrity Quotes Later Claimed to be "Taken Out of Context"

Chloe Sevigny to the AV Club in 2010 on Big Love ~ Sevigny was quoted as saying "It was awful this season, as far as I’m concerned. I’m not allowed to say that! ... It was very telenovela. I feel like it kind of got away from itself. ... I mean, I love the show, I love my character, I love the writing, but I felt like they were really pushing it this last season. ...But I hope the fans will stick with us and tune in next year. There’s a lot of people who really love this season, surprisingly. God, I’m going to get in so much trouble."
Karl Lagerfeld thinks Pippa Middleton is ugly.  Actually, what he said was “I don’t like [her] face. She should only show her back.” I estimate anywhere between 24 to 48 hours – give or take an hour – before his publicist claims it’s all a big misunderstanding, his quotes were taken out of context, blah... Read more »

Famous Jennifers

Jennifer Aniston
Today is Learn What Your Name Means Day. Apparently, Jennifer means ‘fair.’ Pffft. And so I am reminded of this entry from the Archives ~~ I never liked being a Jennifer.  It always felt so – what’s the word? – normal.  I’m a lot of things but normal is definitely not one of them.  I... Read more »