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Fashion, Guide »

by Denise Kuan [24 Feb 2009 | 26 Comments | 20,485 views]
Christian Louboutin’s $6,295 Shoe Debuts at South Coast Plaza

In the one city directly associated with sun-baked athlete’s wives and bored, rich kids, it might actually not come as a surprise that a certain shoe designer chose to debut a $6,295 pair of shoes. But this city is also infamous for its prominence of flip-flops and overpriced logo beachwear, and when Christian Louboutin to finally set up shop in Orange County’s South Coast Plaza shopping center, it came as a shock to most people.
Louboutin’s claim to fame did not come a la Carrie Bradshaw; who needs Carrie when every …

The Critic »

by Zach Bourque [24 Feb 2009 | 3 Comments | 1,305 views]
Movie Going Public Remains Infatuated With Obese People

Move over Paul Blart, your reign as Hollywood’s predominant oversized hero has come to an end. Tyler Perry’s “Madea Goes To Jail” has officially become the number one film in America courtesy of, you guessed it, the large and in charge antics of pot-smoking, gun-wielding Mabel “Madea” Simmons. The Lionsgate release pulled in 41.1 million last weekend, a record setting numbers for the company. 2009 has proved to be the year of the obese hero. Pleasantly plump children all across America finally have a reason to go to school outside of lunch break. Heroes like Madea and Paul Blart have the power to inspire confidence that even they can solve crimes, break out of jail and yes, even ride on Segways. ‘Bout damn time.

Celebrity, Opinions »

by popfix [24 Feb 2009 | 3 Comments | 579 views]
Mischa Barton Tackles Weighty Issues

Forget the war in Iraq, countries suffering with civil strife, and children dying of starvation! Let’s talk about how much Mischa Barton weighs! The former-OC starlet logged on to her blog to tell the world to stop talking about her body (because it’s such a big deal in the media right now? Really?). “I appreciate the concern, I just wish the press wouldn’t harbor on it as I think it’s very unhealthy for young girls to read about and pay attention to. To my female fans: Just be happy and secure with yourself and don’t let other people’s perceptions of you dictate the way you live your life.” -Mischa Barton. It is just us, or hasn’t Mischa Barton always been skinny? Sure, the girl took a few bad pictures with visible cellulite, but hasn’t Google educated us that cellulite can be genetic? Whatever. So here are some pictures of the “newly skinny” Mischa Barton.

Celebrity, Music »

by popfix [24 Feb 2009 | 5 Comments | 5,426 views]
Taylor Swift: Teen Vogue Cover Girl

Country crooner Taylor Swift put down her teardrop-soaked guitar for a second to participate in a photoshoot for Teen Vogue. The curly-haired cutie shows off a softer side in these photos, sporting a wavy blow out. Despite being recently linked to Joe Jonas of Jonas Brother-fame, Swift says she single and isn’t exactly looking for inspiration for her next big break up single quite yet…”Well, I’m typically single. I’m the girl who-I call it girl-next-door-itis–the hot guy is friends with and gets all his relationship advice from but never considers dating. Right now I’m not opposed to falling in love, but I’m also not exactly out there looking.” -Taylor Swift