Former President Obama was interviewed on BBC Radio 4 by his friend Prince Harry, where he delivered a series of thoughtful, diplomatic statements about the political dangers of social media “cocoons,” the pressures of public life, his marriage, and the inauguration of his successor, an orange dump truck who quoted…
Ok, so. Out of all the myriad worldwide injustices readily available for consumption via the reading device of your choosing, we have elected to be outraged about a trolly editorial decision made by Cosmopolitan magazine. The print edition.
Amy Poehler came on Late Night with Seth Meyers last night for a special Women’s World Cup -themed reprisal of their SNL outrage outlet, Really!?!
The campaign encourages users to put themselves in the place of a seedy Hollywood producer and virtually harass a young actress on an audition. The most offensive thing about it is how unoriginal it is.
"It's Fanning's movie: You can taste the ex–child actor's relish for playing "jailbait." But can she be ogled in good conscience? The taste is sweet and sour."- NYMag's David Edelstein, on The Runaways. [NYMag]
One would think that after the ponytail-thong debacle of 2009, Cosmo might reassess their sexy-sexy-sexxx dating advice and dial back the crazy a bit. Alas, the flirting guide in the March 2010 issue proves Cosmo's wackiness is here to stay.
Here's a love scene we'd like to see: Last night, Amy Poehler told Jay Leno that she'd rather film a sex scene with Will Ferrell than her hubby—because "that's boring"—with William Shatner narrating, and Wil.I.Am on vocals.
This particular dog costume is offensive on many levels: one, it's offensive to anyone who loves animals. Two, it's offensive to anyone who loves Star Trek. And three, it's offensive to anyone who loves beer. This madness has to stop.
Amy Poehler will be joining Seth Meyers for at least the first two of SNL's Weekend Update Thursday specials, beginning September 17th. This takes some of the sting out of NBC making us wait until 10/15 for 30 Rock. [EW]
Infuriating quote of the day: "You can't resolve [the AIDS crisis in Africa] with the distribution of condoms...On the contrary, it increases the problem." -Pope Benedict XVI earlier today. [AP, via Yahoo News]
In perhaps the only truly funny moment of last night's fairly weak Saturday Night Live, Amy and Seth use their very last "Really?!?" segment to go after Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Clip after the jump.