Do Tell: My Dad's a Character -- Share Which Fictional Character Reminds You of Your Father to Win an iPad

Which character in TV movies or books reminds you of your father? My dad? Wall-E, no kidding. He has a highly organized collection of stuff -- much of it meaningful only to him -- which he treasures showing to his loved ones. He also has the gentle, thickly-lensed eyes and the sweet heart. ...more

Harrison Ford - strong silent typemore

(VIDEO) Lady Gaga's "Alejandro" -- Is Her Madonna Parody Sly, Sexy, Silly, or Sad?

Editor's note: Possibly NSFW. Depending on your work. Lady Gaga's new video for the ABBA-esque single "Alejandro" takes the continual comparisons of her to Madonna and jacks them up to absurd levels. ...more

Walt Disney does S & M? Sound of Music? Sure-there is a Madonna-ish bit-but the fascinating part ...more

(VIDEO) The Reaction of the Blogosphere: Seven Women Blogging Journalist Helen Thomas' Resignation

Helen Thomas, the 89-year-old columnist for Hearst Newspapers known as "the dean of the White House press corps, announced her retirement today after a continued uproar over a video interview in which she said Israeli Jews should "get the hell out of Palestine," suggesting they "return" to Germany and Poland. ...more

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Do Tell: Share Why You Need a Date Night to Win a $250 Dinner for Two

Tell why you need a date night out -- whether it's with your partner, your kid, your bestie or someone brand-new to your life. If you win, dinner's on BlogHer -- up to $250 worth at a restaurant of your choice near you. ...more

The hubsters and I could REALLY use a date night. We have 5 boys (3 of them are teens) and we ...more

Do Tell: Twilight vs. True Blood! Tell Us Which Vampire Series You Prefer to Win Both Sets of Books

It must be Vampire Season. Last month, Charlaine Harris released Dead in the Family, the tenth novel in Sookie Stackhouse series -- the basis for the series True Blood. ...more

true blood all the way can't wait for season 3 to start soonmore

Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz F-Bombs TechCrunch's Michael Arrington: Shame ... or Fame?

The setup: At the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in New York, Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz sat down with TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington in what was billed by the conference as a "fireside chat" -- but was more accurately described by TechCrunch Co-Editor Eric Shoenfeld as the lion's den." ...more

So, which BlogHer panel should we open with a "How the f-bomb are you?"

Just kidding. But in ...more

Do Tell: Share Why You Love (or Love to Hate) "Sex and the City" to Win a Pair of Jimmy Choos!

Sex and the City: 2 premieres this week, and I will go see it. Image courtesy New Line Cinema Sure, sure: As a writer, I could never get past the insanity of a weekly sex columnist affording coffee, much less couture, in Manhattan. I'm not a huge fan of cosmos. And as someone married to a furniture designer, I am firmly #teamaidan. ...more

I LOVE LOVE LOVE SHOES!!!!!more

Bizarre New Olympic Mascot: WTF Are These Scary Things?

They're being called "ghoulish cycloptic phalluses," "rubbish earrings," and "one-eyed alien Teletubbies." They're the 2010 London Paralympic and 2012 London Olympic mascots, and they are incomprehensible. ...more
As someone from England I am embarrased by these damn things and livid that some commitee ...more

(VIDEO) Gleek Peek: Joss Whedon! Neil Patrick Harris! "Glee!" Tonight!

It's finally here: Tonight. Buffy and Dr. Horrible mastermind Joss Whedon directs. TV star/Broadway talent/awards show host Neil Patrick Harris stars. The cast of Glee sings "Dream On" and "Daydream Believer." Watch the clips and tell me what you think! (Minor spoilers ahead.) First, the official promo: ...more

Glee is awesome! I'll have to catch this on my DVR so that I can fast forward the commercials ...more

(VIDEO) Funniest Thing Ever: Bronte Sisters Action Figures!

I think my favorite part is the total #fail of the boomerang book throwing action. Or "Pudding Not Included." Or the excellent sneer on Anne's face. Or the multiple, Duffman-inflected "OH YEAHs." Oh, just watch it: ...more

This is the Best.Thing.Ever.

Rita Arens authors Surrender ...more