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Posted at 7:40 AM ET, 08/25/2008

Morning Mix: Cher to Play Catwoman in Next 'Batman'?

By Liz Kelly
Monday

Headlines: Madonna kicks off world tour in Wales... Stars decamp to Denver for Democratic convention... Paris Hilton taking search for new best friend to Britain, set to launch new hair extension gizmo... Kate Moss says she was never anorexic... Heidi Montag channels Olivia Newton John in new video... Malaysia allows Avril Lavigne concert to go on... Jason Lee and girlfriend welcome baby girl... Ed McMahon avoids home foreclosure... Helena Bonham Carter loses four relatives in car crash... Barenaked Ladies' frontman Ed Robertson survives plane crash... "Celebrity Rehab" facility investigated after rash of deaths... "Fearful" L.A. cop pulls gun on Diddy's entourage.

Crime Watch: Da Brat gets three years in prison for nightclub attack.

Rumor Mill: Cher to play Catwoman in next "Batman" movie?... Khloe Kardashian tapped for new season of "Celebrity Apprentice"... Beckhams not in "terrifying car crash"... Following fender bender, George Clooney buys Italian woman new car... Spice Girl Mel B paid $400,000 by tabloid to reenact wedding.

Say What?
"It began to sink in... Shatner, my understudy, would have to go on... [It] instantly brought back the pain. I screamed for a nurse who jabbed me with more morphine." -- Christopher Plummer recalls his part in William Shatner's big break

By Liz Kelly  | August 25, 2008; 7:40 AM ET
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Good Morning, All!

Do you think Cher will get her face re-done in celebration of the Catwoman role?

Oh, wait. Never mind. Been there, done that (in spades).

Posted by: Curmudgeon | August 25, 2008 8:19 AM | Report abuse

these are all boring posts.
where's the good juice?
no pix of italian soccer players?

Posted by: sigh | August 25, 2008 8:23 AM | Report abuse

It somehow feels karmic that a floosie, a kidney stone, and a surgical wire HELPED MAKE WILLIAM SHATNER A STAR!

(chomp, chomp).

Posted by: Curmudgeon | August 25, 2008 8:25 AM | Report abuse

Best line about the Shat: "I knew then that the SOB was going to be a 'star,' " recalls Plummer. heh heh

Posted by: rachelt | August 25, 2008 8:34 AM | Report abuse

The world is coming to an end. First the Post devotes not one, but two sections to the "graphic novel," then Cher agrees (about 3 decades too late) to play Catwoman. I liked it better when we thought Donald Trump was paying Ed McMahon's mortgage!

Posted by: Red Dragon | August 25, 2008 8:52 AM | Report abuse

Paris does London: I forget - is Paris a chav or is she a slapper?


Heidi Montag channels Olivia Newton John... and if it works out, Spencer will channel the boyfriend who was lost at sea.


Ed Robertson, if I had a million dollars, I'd have another go at the 'avoiding stalls' module in your flight training program.


Cher? What, was Estelle Getty unavailable? (Oh, yeah, right. She is.)


If Khloe Kardashian is on "Celebrity Apprentice," then the D-list is much shorter than we thought.


As amazing as it is that a well- (or poorly- ) timed kidney stone is what gave Shatner to the world, it's more stunning that a director somewhere once said to himself, "Now, who could step in for Christopher Plummer if needed... I know! Shatner!"

Posted by: byoolin would rather still be on vacation. | August 25, 2008 8:58 AM | Report abuse

Cher as catwoman??? Grizabella singing Memory would be more appropriate. Anyone got an old shoe?

Posted by: hodie | August 25, 2008 9:00 AM | Report abuse

anorexia is a side affect of cocaine. Perhaps Kate should switch to a more appetite stimulating drug of choice.

Posted by: hodie | August 25, 2008 9:04 AM | Report abuse

As a male teacher, I can tell you that trying to be the primary breadwinner is very difficult on a teacher's salary.


Well, either marry a rich career woman or get the one you did marry out of the kitchen. Raise salaries? They are already high enough for people who get three months off in the summer and all kinds of holidays.

Posted by: llb | August 25, 2008 8:41 AM

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 9:05 AM | Report abuse

Time for everything and everyone related to the term "Kardashian" to drop off the face of the earth. Thank you goodbye.

Posted by: jelo | August 25, 2008 9:11 AM | Report abuse

Anon at 9:05..........hunh?


No offense intended to Cher, but isn't she a bit, well, old for a role that demands a heck of a lot of action?

Maybe I should figure out some way to get George Clooney to run into my car...

Posted by: EricS | August 25, 2008 9:14 AM | Report abuse

Troll alert at 9:05 AM.

Posted by: Liz, please remove troll-dropping | August 25, 2008 9:16 AM | Report abuse

Well, to be fair Cher already does have the leather costume...no wait that's just her skin...

Posted by: Dorkus | August 25, 2008 9:22 AM | Report abuse

I like the fact that everyone assumes that the catwoman will be the main villian. If the stick to the nature of the actually comic books, isn't she more of a side conflicting villian.

Posted by: MGC | August 25, 2008 9:26 AM | Report abuse

I actually think Cher is brilliant casting, and obviously, he will be doing a different version of Catwoman, just as he did with the Joker. The article even says that:

"A studio executive said: 'Cher is Nolan's first choice to play Catwoman. He wants to her to portray her like a vamp in her twilight years.

'The new Catwoman will be the absolute opposite of Michelle Pfeiffer and Halle Berry's purring creations.'"

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 9:29 AM | Report abuse

It is tragic about Bonham Carter's relatives, though was I was relieved to hear that "Mr. Bingley" was not involved.

Posted by: Long Live P&P | August 25, 2008 9:29 AM | Report abuse

Christopher Plummer and Jeffrey Hunter have now started a new club, it's call the We got screwed by Shatner Club. Apparently Leonard Nimoy is the social chair.

Posted by: Dorkus | August 25, 2008 9:30 AM | Report abuse

....must.......have......coffee....

Posted by: hodie, graduate of Shatner school of acting | August 25, 2008 9:39 AM | Report abuse

Every time I get ready to ridicule Cher, I see her act in a movie and end up thinking she's great. Mask, Moonstruck, Tea with Mussolini, all had really solid Cher performances. I just wish she would stop messing her face up with surgery.

Posted by: jelo | August 25, 2008 9:41 AM | Report abuse

Troll alert at 9:16 AM.


Posted by: Liz, please remove troll-dropping | August 25, 2008 9:42 AM | Report abuse

Sadly, I too read the Bonham-Carter piece in the hopes that the tradegy did not include Bingley. What's his name - Crispin or something? It's stuck in my head from the thousand times I've watched the credits and danced around to the P&P tune. We're such nerds, but I heart that movie. Ahhhh Darcy...

Posted by: More P&P | August 25, 2008 9:46 AM | Report abuse

Hear, hear about Mr. Bingley. Capital! Capital!

Posted by: rachelt | August 25, 2008 9:51 AM | Report abuse

SHATNERRRRRRRRRRRR!

Posted by: Bawlmer screams a la Khan. | August 25, 2008 9:51 AM | Report abuse

I heart Cher. Always have. I think she'll make a fab Catwoman.

That is so awful about Helena Bonham Carter's family. Who can imagine such a thing? Terrible.

Posted by: jaybbub | August 25, 2008 9:56 AM | Report abuse

Read an article about lovely designer Charles Faudree - he has has a Cocker Spaniel named 'Mr. Bingley.' So appropriate!

Posted by: rachelt | August 25, 2008 9:56 AM | Report abuse

Again regarding Christopher Plummer, he at least got to be the Shakespeare quoting Klingon villain is Star Trek VI.

Posted by: Dorkus | August 25, 2008 9:57 AM | Report abuse

Christopher Plummer may have needed the morphine but Shatner truly knows pain as he has been married four times.

Posted by: just sayin' | August 25, 2008 9:58 AM | Report abuse

"My learned -- LORD -- we -- PRAY -- you TO proceed
And justly -- AND -- religiouslyunfold"

Frankly I'd rather have learned that it was the actor who played Captain PIKE understudying Baron Von Trapp. And I don't mean the young handsome guy either. The guy with one facial expression who could only BEEP to communicate would've done a better job with Shakespeare than Mr. Priceline.

Posted by: td imagines shatner as henry v | August 25, 2008 10:03 AM | Report abuse

I think the Cher rumor was misunderstand. All her face lifts are actually turning her into a cat woman like Jocelyn Wildenstein!

Posted by: Cleveland Brown | August 25, 2008 10:04 AM | Report abuse

"A studio executive said: 'Cher is Nolan's first choice to play Catwoman. He wants to her to portray her like a vamp in her twilight years."

"Twilight years," you say? Well heck, Julie Newmar is available -- and her neighbor Jim Belushi would only be too happy for her to have some steady work these days.

Posted by: td says good fences keep out cats too | August 25, 2008 10:06 AM | Report abuse

I could see Cher working the role. She could be a crazy old shut-in with a few dozen cats. But they'd have to change the character's name to CatLady.

Posted by: M Street | August 25, 2008 10:08 AM | Report abuse

Those Barenaked Ladies are having a bad year, aren't they?

As for Diddy's almost-arrest, clearly that L.A. cop saw his performance in "A Raisin in the Sun" for the crime that it was.

"Mainly Muslim Malaysia should not ape Western values and cultures." Hey, wearing a man's tie was Avril's idea. Don't blame the rest of us for Sk8er Girl's style. Why did they have to go and make things so complicated?

Posted by: td | August 25, 2008 10:18 AM | Report abuse

You know td, to be fair, Avril is Canadian...

Posted by: Dorkus is just saying | August 25, 2008 10:21 AM | Report abuse

Blame Canada! They gave us Celine to. Arrogant Canuck bastards.*shakes fist*

So Nolan wants to substitute Catwoman for The Penguin? hunh.

Posted by: EricS | August 25, 2008 10:25 AM | Report abuse

Giving you Celine doesn't make us 'arrogant,' it makes us 'smart' or 'lucky' or 'able to spot a sucker a mile away.'

Still, I enjoyed your fist-shake, EricS (are all your pets called Eric?).

Posted by: byoolin *is* arrogant, though | August 25, 2008 10:28 AM | Report abuse

Blame Canada! They gave us Celine to. Arrogant Canuck bastards.*shakes fist*

Don't forget LoverBoy!!!!!!

Posted by: shaking fist, too | August 25, 2008 10:38 AM | Report abuse

http://tv.msn.com/tv/article.aspx/?news=328045>1=28103

Posted by: Breaking DWTS News | August 25, 2008 10:38 AM | Report abuse

Canada gave us Shatner too.

Posted by: MoCoSnarky | August 25, 2008 10:43 AM | Report abuse

seriously, how many babies and baby mamas does jason lee have?

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 10:43 AM | Report abuse

No, my cat's name in Cougar. Or, alternately, furball.

Well, yes, I'd say "lucky" works for ya'll. You ever got Paul McCartney this year.

Posted by: EricS | August 25, 2008 10:44 AM | Report abuse

I just saw Dark Knight this weekend and was wondering over which characters would be appearing in the next movies. Do you think he's going into Robin and BatGirl and all that? Maybe we could do a list of dream casting for the remaining Batman characters.

Posted by: Ra the Funktress | August 25, 2008 10:46 AM | Report abuse

Don't forget LoverBoy!!!!!! - Posted by: shaking fist, too

*****

Loverboy (no capital B, there) gets a break only because there is an *excellent* lounge-lizardy cover version of it by Jaymz Bee And The Royal Jelly Orchestra on their album, "Cocktail - Shakin' and Stirred.'

(It also contains a fine version of 'You Oughta Know.')

Posted by: byoolin can dance if he wants to. He can leave your friends behind. | August 25, 2008 10:47 AM | Report abuse

I LOVE the idea of Cher as Catwoman. Why not? It certainly turns the role on its head. I find her singing to be terrible but she wins me over in her movie roles every time. Everyone was up in arms about Heath Ledger as the Joker when it was first announced and look what he did!

Posted by: Lola | August 25, 2008 10:48 AM | Report abuse

If they thought Gwen was obscene, wait until they get a load of Avril. Do you think she'll make good on her promise to behave? Not!

Posted by: hodie | August 25, 2008 10:49 AM | Report abuse

http://popwatch.ew.com/popwatch/olympic_stud_of_the_day/index.html

Posted by: for LTL | August 25, 2008 10:49 AM | Report abuse

Speaking of Canucks...

Here are some of the lyrics to "I Don't Like" off of Barenaked Ladies "Snacktime" children's album...

"I can fly my very own aeroplane
And I've been to the top of mountains
I've been to the top of mountains
I've been to the top of the CN Tower
I can work on a ladder, I can climb a tree
I can look out the window of a really tall building
But if I stand close to the edge of a railing, or up on a roof or something I realize
I don't like... heights so much"

So when the other guy gets his drug charge cleared up and they can start touring to support this album again, I can very well see the other band members making crashing sounds as Ed sings this line.

Posted by: MoCoSnarky prefers They Might Be Giants | August 25, 2008 10:51 AM | Report abuse

Everyone was up in arms about Heath Ledger as the Joker when it was first announced and look what he did! - Posted by: Lola

****

So you're saying it might be a way to rid ourselves of this meddlesome priestess?

Posted by: byoolin hmmms. | August 25, 2008 10:51 AM | Report abuse

(It also contains a fine version of 'You Oughta Know.')

Posted by: byoolin can dance if he wants to. He can leave your friends behind. | August 25, 2008 10:47 AM

Alanis Morrisette also from the Great White North

Posted by: Me Too! | August 25, 2008 10:52 AM | Report abuse

Wait! If Cher isn't too old to play Catwoman, then neither is Eartha Kitt. Meow!

Posted by: possum | August 25, 2008 10:54 AM | Report abuse

I can see Drew Carey as the Penguin.

Posted by: hodie | August 25, 2008 10:54 AM | Report abuse

Ms. Funktress, Christopher Nolan has stated that he will never put Robin in his films and since Jim Gordon's daughter is still pretty young I don't think we will see Batgirl at all either.

Loverboy gets a pass only because of the hilarious Swayze/Farley Chippendales audition skit from SNL.

Posted by: Dorkus working for the weekend | August 25, 2008 10:55 AM | Report abuse

Another year, another batch of people who are famous, were famous, would like to be famous again, or genuinely want to learn to foxtrot — it's time for another season of "Dancing With The Stars." The show won't start until September 22, but the cast was announced this morning on "Good Morning America."

The casting coup is a complete no-brainer: "Dancing" managed to get Misty May-Treanor, two-time Olympic medalist in beach volleyball. Not only does the fact that her newest medal is only a week old make her peak moment of fame infinitely more recent than anyone who has ever been on the show in the past, but presumably, ABC's confidence in its viewers' level of interest in her has something to do with its decision to show what felt like thousands of hours of women's beach volleyball coverage. It's unclear whether Misty can dance, but the show is clearly gaining muscle in its ability to attract the non-desperate.

At the other end of the spectrum, as much as the tragically ubiquitous Kim Kardashian (more on that in a moment) is an unwelcome presence, she's not the dud of the group. The dud of the group is Jeffrey Ross, who has been famous and not funny for many, many years, and who is one of very few guys who's still billed as an "insult comic." It's a clear attempt to duplicate the awful but transfixing presence of Adam Carolla last season, but while Carolla has always had an oddly impish quality that made him hard to entirely resist, Ross does not. He also doesn't seem to have much of a natural fan base among "Dancing" viewers, so expect a mercifully short stay.

And then there's Kim Kardashian. Of all the people who have ever been passed off as "stars" who are not "stars," none is less of a star than Kim Kardashian, who has a reality show about herself but has no other conceivable excuse for "stardom." The transforming of oneself into a gossip brand in spite of having no actual claim on anyone's attention is an old game now, but the world already has a Paris Hilton, and is already trying to make her go away. Kardashian is likely to be slightly less obnoxious than Ross and will probably stay longer, but the encouragement of her rise to inexplicable fame is the show's biggest misstep of the year, in terms of its obligations as a citizen of the world.

Also visiting from the world of reality television is chef Rocco DiSpirito, whose first show, The Restaurant, was a miserable failure, but who has managed to nevertheless carve out a nice niche for himself. He pops up on shows like Top Chef and The Biggest Loser, where everyone always treats him like a hero, even though he has the huckster vibe of the guy you meet on a plane who won't stop telling you about his new idea for something like “virtual sleeping bags.”

May-Treanor isn't the only Olympic athlete on the roster this year: there's also Maurice Greene, a gold-medal sprinter from the 2000 and 2004 games. His speed and body control should be great benefits to him in the competition, but as we learned with Floyd Mayweather in season five, a natural fit — his was boxing — doesn't always put you at the head of the class. Still, the glow and currency of the Olympics should serve Greene well.

Of everyone in show business — everyone — it's hard to think of anyone who has more consistently appeared to be a nice, gracious, lovely person than "All My Children" star Susan Lucci. If you want to be filled with warm regard for her, watch her 1999 acceptance speech when she finally won the Daytime Emmy after 18 nominations and no wins. Look for her to hang around, because the overlap between the “Dancing” audience and the soap audience is notoriously enormous. Her fellow “All My Children” cast member Cameron Mathison had a long run a couple of seasons ago, and even accounting for the fact that men tend to have more reliable fan bases than women, she should have no problems.

This year's older dancer, a position that's usually been filled by a man, this year goes to 82-year-old Cloris Leachman, a decorated TV actress. She's unlikely to stay a long time as the competition narrows to pretty young stars and buff athletes, but it wouldn't be surprising for her to last for several rounds, given audiences' consistent affection for whichever candidate is the least obvious (in the past, Jerry Springer and George Hamilton have benefited).

The youngster of the group is “Hannah Montana” star Cody Linley, who is, at 18, the youngest person to ever dance on the show. Whether the kids who watch “Hannah Montana” are really ballroom fans remains to be seen.

You'll hear the joke everywhere, you can be sure, but the show takes its life in its hands by casting Ted McGinley, probably television's most famous “show-killer.” He has a reputation for showing up prior to cancellation on shows including “Happy Days,” “The Love Boat,” and “Sports Night.” It's unlikely that he will single-handedly bring down television's second-leading franchise, but expect it to be Tom Bergeron's go-to line in the first episode.

It seems that every year brings a football player these days, from the good (Jerry Rice) to the very good (Emmitt Smith, Jason Taylor), and this year's model is Warren Sapp, who played thirteen years in the NFL for Tampa Bay and Oakland. Believe it or not, Sapp has gotten himself in trouble for inappropriate skipping in the past — yes, skipping — so maybe this is a good fit. The powerful athletes can be hard to predict, and Sapp doesn't have quite the marquee appeal of a Jason Taylor, but this kind of guy can surprise you.


If Joey Fatone wasn't enough of the former N*SYNC for you, you'll be happy to hear that this year, Lance Bass is in the game. Bass has been more famous for his personal life and widely publicized coming out than for musical accomplishments in recent years, but he's always seemed to have a sense of humor about it (his Tropic Thunder cameo is a good example), and boy-band members have a strong track record of translating their former "Bye Bye Bye"-style grooves into foxtrot.

Brooke Burke, Playboy model and "Rock Star" hostess. Pardon my pointedly having nothing to say.

Toni Braxton, R&B star and six-time Grammy winner, rounds out the cast. While she's been a bit out of the spotlight and may have trouble revving up her fans, musicality tends to give singers something of a leg up. She's the only person who can really claim to be a respected musician this season (sorry, Lance Bass), so she should certainly hope to outlast some of the weirdly famous chaff like Rocco and Jeffrey Ross.

If you're taking bets, go with Misty May-Treanor, Maurice Greene, Susan Lucci, and Lance Bass. Two entertainers and two athletes. And nobody whose last name is "Kardashian."

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 10:55 AM | Report abuse

Are you sure they were considering casting Cher as Catwoman???

She seems more suited to the role of Crazy old-lady with 100 cats..

Posted by: Brutal | August 25, 2008 11:06 AM | Report abuse

Anon, Who are you plagerizing?

Posted by: didn't your 3rd grade teacher tell you? | August 25, 2008 11:08 AM | Report abuse

"je suis une canadienne!"

I say that in fellowship with Byoolin and in memory of John Kennedy's Berlin speech.

I feel, so, so, so like a rabid hockey fan who loves Molson Ice.

Posted by: Curmudgeon | August 25, 2008 11:13 AM | Report abuse

Anon, Who are you plagerizing?

Posted by: didn't your 3rd grade teacher tell you? | August 25, 2008 11:08 AM

go back to the OP blog idiot.

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 11:19 AM | Report abuse

If Khloe Kardashian is on "Celebrity Apprentice," then the D-list is much shorter than we thought.

Posted by: byoolin would rather still be on vacation. | August 25, 2008 8:58 AM

I think D-list is a reach here. She's F-list or G-list at absolute best. Trump can't get any real celebrities to do his little show after the way he embarrassed the bigger names on the last installment. Hell, he even went digging in the trash to find Omarosa and unleash her worthless (and extremely annoying) tail on America for a second time. Is The Hoff available????

Posted by: Brutal | August 25, 2008 11:20 AM | Report abuse

I missed the Olympics closing ceremonies last night, but I see from the photo slideshow on wapo.com that singer Leona Lewis was wearing a dress with a train three or four stories high. How did she manage the cab ride from her hotel, I wonder?

Posted by: new england | August 25, 2008 11:26 AM | Report abuse

Amen, MoCo. "They might be Dr. Spock's back up band...."

Posted by: rachelt says They're the only bee in her bonnet | August 25, 2008 11:27 AM | Report abuse

I missed the Olympics closing ceremonies last night, but I see from the photo slideshow on wapo.com that singer Leona Lewis was wearing a dress with a train three or four stories high. How did she manage the cab ride from her hotel, I wonder?

Posted by: new england | August 25, 2008 11:26 AM

that was dumb. how long did it take you to come up with that? try harder.

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 11:28 AM | Report abuse

Anon, Who are you plagerizing?

Posted by: didn't your 3rd grade teacher tell you? | August 25, 2008 11:08 AM

go back to the OP blog idiot.

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 11:19 AM

Again, enough with the mean comments. Everyone should really try and get along with each other and write nice things too one another. Haven't we learned anything from the Olympic spirit?

Posted by: Nancy | August 25, 2008 11:29 AM | Report abuse

While mrs. td is convinced that Ted McGinley's arrival will indeed make this the last season of "Dancing with the Stars," I'm just hoping that he'll scream "NERRRRRDS!" once in a while.

And that Cloris Leachman will speak in a German accent then sing some Schoolhouse Rock for us in between the samba and the pasa doble. Who knew, she CAN dance: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGS-yB4pE6Q

Posted by: td cannot believe that 7,012 people watched that youtube clip | August 25, 2008 11:31 AM | Report abuse

First, I think your third grade teacher might have taught you to spell plagiarizing right. Esp if you're dissing someone else. Forreal.

Also, lower-case sigh is a little meaner and grumpier than me, so I'm thinking of changing handles, so I don't get mistaken. Just gotta think of something!

Posted by: Sigh | August 25, 2008 11:39 AM | Report abuse

Apparently absolutely everyone in America has wised up since Paris has to go looking for a new best friend in Europe. Americans figured out that being best friends with her is the biggest mistake anyone could make. You notice all her former best friends are doing much better without her? Even Britney got somewhat saner once she stopped hanging with the Paris.

I think Cher as a catwoman is a fine choice. She can act. She can do camp. Her and Tina Turner's legs will quit about 10 days after they are both dead. It will work.

Posted by: ep | August 25, 2008 11:40 AM | Report abuse

Also, lower-case sigh is a little meaner and grumpier than me, so I'm thinking of changing handles, so I don't get mistaken. Just gotta think of something!

Posted by: Sigh | August 25, 2008 11:39 AM

How about doofus?

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 11:43 AM | Report abuse

Sigh, spellcheck not required for blogs but I still wouldn't take credit for something I didn't write.

Anon, prunes in aisle 3, apparently you haven't had yours recently. Share with Sigh, will make you all less grumpy.

Posted by: 3rd grade graduate did not PLAGIARIZE | August 25, 2008 11:55 AM | Report abuse

Can't we all just get along?

Posted by: Ghandi | August 25, 2008 12:04 PM | Report abuse

Can't we all just get along?

Posted by: Ghandi | August 25, 2008 12:04 PM

Not if you can't spell Gandhi.

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 12:16 PM | Report abuse

Our own "Elias Howe" most certainly had invaluable input into Paris' "new hair extention gizmo".

In fact, it wouldn't surprise me in the least if he were the Paris' hair extention gizmo muse and the one who came up with the descriptive name, "hair extention gizmo".

This all has to do with his vast experience with tumbleweaves and merkins that roam freely on The Island.

Posted by: Curmudgeon is proud of "Elias" | August 25, 2008 12:16 PM | Report abuse

Is it a 'gizmo' or a 'thingamajig'?

Posted by: byoolin fires up his "just wonderin'" doohickey. | August 25, 2008 12:22 PM | Report abuse

Can't we all just get along?

Posted by: Ghandi | August 25, 2008 12:04 PM

Not if you can't spell Gandhi.

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 12:16 PM


Bite Me.

Posted by: Ghandi | August 25, 2008 12:22 PM | Report abuse

For Paris, it is a gizmo. Sometimes Ole' Elias is not proud of what he invents, he is merely a prostitute for money.

Posted by: Elias Howe | August 25, 2008 12:36 PM | Report abuse

BTW Queen Liz wouldn't let you say w h o r e!

Posted by: Elias Howe | August 25, 2008 12:37 PM | Report abuse

What a tragedy for Helena Bonham Carter. So sad.

I shudder to think what Jason Lee's latest offspring will be named.

Isn't Cher a bit long in the tooth to be playing anything vampy? And great actor she is no doubt, but does her face even move anymore?

Posted by: Californian | August 25, 2008 12:46 PM | Report abuse

For the record, Ms. Liz Kelly, I need a new keyboard as I read the headline, "Kate Moss says she was never anorexic."

I had the image of Ms. Moss falling through a deck crack due to her "non-anorexic" figure.

Side note: I love Cher and truly think she would make an amazing catwoman, especially since Chris Nolan has been changing the movie perception of the franchise.

Posted by: unmute | August 25, 2008 12:47 PM | Report abuse

"fall through a deck crack". One of those words is the clue to Kate M's skinniness.

Posted by: possum | August 25, 2008 12:51 PM | Report abuse

Isn't Cher a bit long in the tooth to be playing anything vampy? - Posted by: Californian

****

As I recall from the old Sonny & Cher show, she was a vamp, a scamp, and a bit of a tramp.

Posted by: byoolin tests his memory. | August 25, 2008 12:54 PM | Report abuse

I could see Cher playing a vamp, but only if you follow vamp with i-r-e.

Posted by: Dorkus | August 25, 2008 1:02 PM | Report abuse

I wanted to inform Celebritology readers that Nancy, Gandhi, and I are starting the Can't We All Just Get Along Foundation - a nationwide campain to bring civility to blogs.

Posted by: Rodney King | August 25, 2008 1:04 PM | Report abuse

Remember when Cher used to claim she was a Native American and wore all that cheesy "Indian" stuff? Except it was kind of like the Village People. Which makes me think that she should play a trannie Catwoman.

Posted by: possum | August 25, 2008 1:08 PM | Report abuse

It continues to break my heart that we all cant just write nice things about each other. It brings me to tears reading some of the hateful remarks that some of you all post. I thought this blog would be better than the OP blog, but its not.

Posted by: Nancy | August 25, 2008 1:10 PM | Report abuse

"As I recall from the old Sonny & Cher show, she was a vamp, a scamp, and a bit of a tramp." --byoolin tests his memory. | August 25, 2008 12:54 PM

She was a V--ee A-ee ay-M Pe-e-e-e. VAMP.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDRBlJEEdys

Posted by: td loved that sketch, byoolin | August 25, 2008 1:11 PM | Report abuse

Nancy, I think you need to look to pharmaceutical (I don't give a rat's ass if its misspelled) industry for something to help you, cuz if this group makes you cry, something just ain't right 'bout you, girl.

Posted by: had to be said | August 25, 2008 1:14 PM | Report abuse

thought this blog would be better than the OP blog, but its not.

Posted by: Nancy | August 25, 2008 1:10 PM

And a woman who has been divorced 4 times always seems to blame the ex spouses.

Posted by: Try Introspection | August 25, 2008 1:16 PM | Report abuse

Ok, now I have "Gypsies, tramps and thieves" stuck in my head. Thanks guys.

Posted by: hodie | August 25, 2008 1:30 PM | Report abuse

Ha, yeah. Usually I feel like a mediator, whenever I get involved around here. Today I guess I'm an instigator.

Anyways, I meant lower case sigh is always complaining how boring they think Liz's stories are - which is mean and grumpy. Go read someone else's blog.

Also, if you're trying to diss someone else for something related to blog writing, spell it right. So, whatever.

Posted by: Sigh | August 25, 2008 1:37 PM | Report abuse

thought this blog would be better than the OP blog, but its not.

Posted by: Nancy | August 25, 2008 1:10 PM

And a woman who has been divorced 4 times always seems to blame the ex spouses.

Posted by: Try Introspection | August 25, 2008 1:16 PM


I have NOT been divorced 4 times. I don't know where you got that from. Why must you attack me for speaking whats in my heart? Its very upsetting for me to read these vitriolic comments on a daily basis.

Posted by: Nancy | August 25, 2008 1:42 PM | Report abuse

Liz, please delete the to and from Nancy spam posts.

Posted by: thanks from a regular | August 25, 2008 1:46 PM | Report abuse

Liz, please delete the to and from Nancy spam posts.

Posted by: thanks from a regular | August 25, 2008 1:46 PM


Why are you trying to delete my posts? Why are you impinging on my right to free speech? You are the type of person who makes me so upset, you don't want to hear someone else's view, you just dismiss it and start hating on others, no matter how it might make someone else feel.

Posted by: Nancy | August 25, 2008 1:49 PM | Report abuse

I think Nancy's a plant trying to rile everybody up (along the same vein as luvlinsey), but either way, why on god's green earth would anyone read a blog that makes them cry? If you can't stand the heat, get outta the kitchen!

Posted by: A little personal responsibility, please | August 25, 2008 1:58 PM | Report abuse

My favorite Sonny and Cher skit was the one where she played the actress in the palm of King Kong's hand. She would sit there and file her nails and chit chat with him.

Cher reminded me of my Aunt Mary, although Aunt Mary had "L-O-V-E" tattooed on the knuckles of her left hand. She was quite the classy broad.

Posted by: MoCoSnarky | August 25, 2008 2:02 PM | Report abuse

that's it. i'm outta here. somebody call me when the trolls leave.

Posted by: b | August 25, 2008 2:05 PM | Report abuse

I have NOT been divorced 4 times saz Nancy

I would be surpirsed if you have been married even once, you little shrew, you!

Posted by: Out, out damn spot! | August 25, 2008 2:06 PM | Report abuse

not you, MoCo -- I meant that whole anon/Nancy thing.

Posted by: b | August 25, 2008 2:07 PM | Report abuse

My favorite Sonny and Cher skit was the one where she played the actress in the palm of King Kong's hand. She would sit there and file her nails and chit chat with him.

Cher reminded me of my Aunt Mary, although Aunt Mary had "L-O-V-E" tattooed on the knuckles of her left hand. She was quite the classy broad.

Posted by: MoCoSnarky | August 25, 2008 2:02 PM

thanks for sharing. although no one really cares.

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 2:10 PM | Report abuse

Now that I think about it, Cher would probably make an exxxxxxcelent Catwoman.

All the role needs is for her to lie around looking vampy, campy, and scampy and roll her rrrr-r-r-rs now and again.

She'd be purrrrrrrr-fect (with a twitch of my cat ear to Eartha).

Posted by: Curmudgeon wonders where she put her batman cape and those Sonny and Cher dolls | August 25, 2008 2:15 PM | Report abuse

Nancy, your feelings get hurt too much.
Chill out. If you don't like it - don't subscribe.
Your continual replies perpetuate it, so just shut it.

Posted by: anitajohnson | August 25, 2008 2:16 PM | Report abuse

I mean, I love to read some banter now and then, but come on.
Boo! Hoo! That's just silly. Instead of crying about it - come back with something just as mean.
Now I would LOVE to read that.

Posted by: anitajohnson | August 25, 2008 2:19 PM | Report abuse

are you sure you're not AB or atb? you've been posting all these windbag posts today. simmer down. you're upsetting Nancy.

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 1:41 PM

*******
HaHahahahaha!
Thanks Anon at 1:41. I needed that. Nope, not AB or atb, but I do, admittedly, get worked up on the subject of teachers and how hard they work and what it means to many of the kids they teach. I will go quietly into the corner until I feel I can play nicely with the other kids...
Sorry Nancy for upsetting you - if you do indeed exist!

Posted by: teacher's wife | August 25, 2008 2:15 PM

shut up you windbag!

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 2:05 PM

Don't be saying that, you will upset Nancy. Utilize Euphemisms!

Such as, AB, please reduce the velocity of oxygen across your vocal cords to 0 m/s.

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 2:17 PM

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 2:22 PM | Report abuse

Because I can just tell this is going to degenerate into a "free speech/first amendment" argument, let me clear something up. The first amendment applies ONLY to government suppression of speech. Private citizens and organization can squelch speech all they want.

So, yes, Nancy, we can tell you to shut up and go away if this blog upsets you without infringing on your free speech.

Posted by: ep, who is waiting for the inevitable "shut up EP" | August 25, 2008 2:23 PM | Report abuse

Because I can just tell this is going to degenerate into a "free speech/first amendment" argument, let me clear something up. The first amendment applies ONLY to government suppression of speech. Private citizens and organization can squelch speech all they want.

So, yes, Nancy, we can tell you to shut up and go away if this blog upsets you without infringing on your free speech.

Posted by: ep, who is waiting for the inevitable "shut up EP" | August 25, 2008 2:23 PM


I'm sorry you feel that way ep. You must be a very bitter person to want to delete my posts and write hateful things about me. I would never say anything like that about you, I wouldnt want to upset you like you've done to me. It breaks my heart that people such as yourself have become so coldhearted that they don't wish to respect other people.

Posted by: Nancy | August 25, 2008 2:31 PM | Report abuse

Well, I *enjoyed* the Beatles' "Shut Up EP" a great deal. You can't get it in the US anymore.

Posted by: byoolin | August 25, 2008 2:32 PM | Report abuse

See. The thing is.

Nancy is a fake.

There is no real person who cries because we are mean.

Ignore him/her. (and get some gnat spray)

Posted by: Curmudgeon tut-tuts | August 25, 2008 2:33 PM | Report abuse

Thank you ep!

Posted by: jes | August 25, 2008 2:35 PM | Report abuse

as yourself have become so coldhearted that they don't wish to respect other people.

Posted by: Nancy | August 25, 2008 2:31 PM

It is not that we don't respect others, it is just you, Nancy, we don't respect.

"Disrespect, earned, not given!"

Posted by: Plato | August 25, 2008 2:35 PM | Report abuse

See. The thing is.

Nancy is a fake.

There is no real person who cries because we are mean.

Ignore him/her. (and get some gnat spray)

Posted by: Curmudgeon tut-tuts | August 25, 2008 2:33 PM


not to be on Nancy's side or anything, but how do you know that there is no "Nancy." thats like saying there's no curmudgeon. i think thats a little unfair.

Posted by: I could be the real Curmudgeon | August 25, 2008 2:38 PM | Report abuse

Nancy, looking back over the posts, I don't see where someone started this by attacking you. Your first post was sticking up for someone else. You can't be everyone's savior.
Did you ever wonder why the poster's name was ANONYMOUS? Think about it.
Quite frankly, it was none of your business. Unless... YOU are the poster Anonymous!

Posted by: anitajohnson | August 25, 2008 2:39 PM | Report abuse

ep, kinda relieved you went there, I have to say. Lawyerdorks unite!

Posted by: Sigh | August 25, 2008 2:42 PM | Report abuse

Nancy, looking back over the posts, I don't see where someone started this by attacking you. Your first post was sticking up for someone else. You can't be everyone's savior.
Did you ever wonder why the poster's name was ANONYMOUS? Think about it.
Quite frankly, it was none of your business. Unless... YOU are the poster Anonymous!


Posted by: anitajohnson | August 25, 2008 2:39 PM


This is what I was talking about. I'm being targeted by you all for absolutely no reason, completely unprovoked. I'm just a simple person with a heart of gold.

Posted by: Nancy | August 25, 2008 2:58 PM | Report abuse

How can Cher play Catwoman when she's obviously a woofer?

Posted by: Sasquatch | August 25, 2008 2:59 PM | Report abuse

I am not a mean person. I have never attacked anyone on this or any other blog. Having said that, if Nancy is real, some well meant advice: get a grip. Seriously. This is a snarky blog about celebrities and their foibles, it is not anything to get worked up about. If the tone bothers you, depart with our best wishes for a happy and successful future.

Posted by: hermespal | August 25, 2008 2:59 PM | Report abuse

Can we please get back to celebritology? Thanks.

Ponyponypony

Posted by: Californian | August 25, 2008 2:59 PM | Report abuse

To: "I could be the real Curmudgeon"


Nah, you couldn't.

(I'm not real either.)

Posted by: Curmudgeon - "she's like the wind" | August 25, 2008 3:00 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: hermespal | August 25, 2008 2:59 PM

why do you call yourself hermespal? do you wear alot of hermes?

Posted by: newbie | August 25, 2008 3:03 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: hermespal | August 25, 2008 2:59 PM

why do you call yourself hermespal? do you wear alot of hermes?

Posted by: newbie | August 25, 2008 3:04 PM | Report abuse

His rival it seems had broken his dreams
By stealing the girl of his fancy.
Her name was Magil and she called herself Lil
But everyone knew her as Nancy.

Posted by: Rocky Raccoon | August 25, 2008 3:04 PM | Report abuse

I keep reading all these comments spouting "salary, salary, salary" - but it isn't just the salary. I've read over the results of several surveys conducted on thousands of people who were leaving old jobs for new jobs. Salary is consistently the third, or worse, ranked reason. Reason #1 is usually job satisfaction.

Let's face it: American society, however much it pays lip service to the importance of education, does not respect educators or education. How many times do kids throw around terms like "nerd" and "geek" and "bookworm" to describe people who enjoy learning? How many times do adults use those same words, or different ones with the same meaning (i.e. 'intellectual elitist', etc.)?

Does everybody know about the 'math gap' between boys and girls? Guess what: studies have shown it all but disappears when the class is segregated by gender. Why? Girls are afraid of looking 'too smart' in front of the boys because they're taught from an early age that boys don't want a girl who's at least as intelligent as themselves.

Let's move on to educators. How many times have we all heard the phrase, "those who can't do, teach"? When several friends of mine in college expressed an interest in becoming teachers, their parents asked why. Not why as in 'why do you want to become a teacher?' but 'why would you want to do something like that?' like becoming a teacher would be wasting their talents/lives.

Our society has this insane belief that anybody can teach. That is, in my opinion, one of the reasons why salaries for teachers are so low (IMO, when you compare the importance of their job to what they make, those salaries are laughable). Anybody can attempt to impart information, but not just anybody can teach. IMO becoming a good teacher takes just as much work as becoming a good engineer. Remaining a good teacher requires just as much devotion to continuing education.

Posted by: Matt | August 25, 2008 2:52 PM

I think it boils down to vanity.

A man who chooses a career in teaching may not think in terms of teaching the early grades because, after all, what teachers stand out as memorable to you? I am guessing high school.

Of the male teachers teaching elementary school, I wonder how many found themselves doing so because of economic pressures or to help out for a while and ended up liking it.

There is a part of me that would love to teach, but I would scream if I had to teach the texts and the tests that I see.

There is too much rote learning. Pi = 3.14159... but very few people know how to derive the value themselves, and therefore do not know how it relates to so many other things.

When we were taught the relationship between distance and gravity, why, for the love of God, did they not relate it to the surface area of a sphere. Few people understand the roll of the Federal Reserve in the US. If you are among them, here is a simple picture that is better than no picture at all: the Fed is the money pump for the economy. It auctions treasuries and gives the money to banks. When you pay taxes, that money ultimately ends up at the Fed which it uses to buy back, or retire the notes that it auctioned. Was that hard?

Teachers, challenge your students! Hide the text books for 1 hour a day. Dispel fear for one hour on Monday, teach them about money on Tuesday, teach them how to rapidly find information on Wednesday, have them run a company on Thursday, have them run a country on Friday, have them do something for society on Saturday, and have them do something for their family on Sunday.

Then publish what they did on your website so we can all see. I am financially invested in education by paying taxes. I would like to check up on my investment now and them.

P.S. my investment is available to ALL children, even those that crossed arbitrary lines without the proper paperwork.


Posted by: K Ackermann | August 25, 2008 2:54 PM

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 3:05 PM | Report abuse

OK, could you give us examples of what you would consider appropriate comments on the items in today's Morning Mix?

Posted by: to Nancy | August 25, 2008 3:06 PM | Report abuse

why do you call yourself hermespal? do you wear alot of hermes?

Posted by: newbie | August 25, 2008 3:03 PM

LOL. Actually it's a really old handle from finance message boards I used to frequent. Hermes was the god of the marketplace. And it gave me the opportunity to virtually smite people with his caduceus.

Posted by: hermespal | August 25, 2008 3:07 PM | Report abuse

This is what I was talking about. I'm being targeted by you all for absolutely no reason, completely unprovoked. I'm just a simple person with a heart of gold.

Posted by: Nancy | August 25, 2008 2:58 PM


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No way Nancy's real, no one refers to themselves "...with a heart of gold".

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 3:08 PM | Report abuse

Liz, please remove the copy-paste postings from other blogs.

Posted by: regular poster | August 25, 2008 3:08 PM | Report abuse

no one refers to themselves "...with a heart of gold"

Except hookers.

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 3:09 PM | Report abuse

I want to live,
I want to give
I've been a miner
for a heart of gold.
It's these expressions
I never give
That keep me searching
for a heart of gold
And I'm getting old.
Keeps me searching
for a heart of gold
And I'm getting old.

Posted by: Neil Young | August 25, 2008 3:10 PM | Report abuse

Is it just me or do you think Celebs get in more than their fair share of car accidents? I mean don't they have to take driver's ed like the rest of us?

That being said, I will give George a break b/c I have driven in Italy before and I'm quite sure no one there ever takes driver's ed (they're nuts on a good day) and because he can rear end me anytime he wants ;)

Posted by: hodie | August 25, 2008 3:10 PM | Report abuse

Thank you Neil Young. That's an earwig I can live with for the day.

Posted by: hermespal | August 25, 2008 3:12 PM | Report abuse

"And it gave me the opportunity to virtually smite people with his caduceus."

Hermespal, the AMA has issued a Missing Caduceus APB. If I were you, I'd keep it quiet.

Posted by: Sasquatch says shhhhhhhhhh | August 25, 2008 3:14 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: Neil Young | August 25, 2008 3:10 PM

Ah, but Neil you weren't referring to your own heart of gold in that song. Apparently while you've been getting old searching, Nancy has been right here on WaPo cyberland having her heart broken over and over by the cruel posters on not one but two blogs.

Please come get her as soon as possible. Thank you.

Posted by: jes | August 25, 2008 3:15 PM | Report abuse


Yeah, she could drag me
over the rainbow,
send me away
Down by the river
I shot my baby
Down by the river,
Dead, oh, shot her dead.

Posted by: Neil Young | August 25, 2008 3:19 PM | Report abuse

Caduceus? What caduceus?

George Clooney, what a guy. What must that woman been thinking as he gets out of his car and approaches with his charming apologies. I think I'd swoon a little bit. Am I cynical to think that if it had happened here he'd get slapped with a personal injury lawsuit?

Posted by: hermespal | August 25, 2008 3:20 PM | Report abuse

I heard screaming
and bullwhips cracking.
How long? How long?

Posted by: Neil Young & Crazy byoolin | August 25, 2008 3:21 PM | Report abuse

Am I cynical to think that if it had happened here he'd get slapped with a personal injury lawsuit?

Posted by: hermespal | August 25, 2008 3:20 PM

********************************************

Well lawyerdorks, what say you?

Posted by: Dorkus | August 25, 2008 3:23 PM | Report abuse

Well I heard mister Young sing about her
Well, I heard ole Neil put her down
Well, I hope Neil Young will remember
A Southern man don't need him around anyhow

Posted by: Ronnie Van Zant | August 25, 2008 3:25 PM | Report abuse

Det. Mike Kellerman: You sure you want me with you?
Det. Tim Bayliss: Yeah, sure, why not?
Det. Mike Kellerman: I don't know, uh, last time we worked together you were kind of snarky.
Det. Tim Bayliss: Snarky?
Det. Mike Kellerman: Yeah, snarky, you know, from the ancient Greek, meaning butt head.

Posted by: Just so you know where it came from! | August 25, 2008 3:26 PM | Report abuse

In other Morning Mix matters, will Ed McMahon take the place of Robert Wagner in those reverse mortgage infomercials?

Will Larry the cable Guy replace Big Mouth Billy Mays?

Was Billy Mays the model for Big Mouth Billy Bass?

Posted by: Sasquatch sings "Take Me to the River" | August 25, 2008 3:33 PM | Report abuse

As my boss said about driving in Italy: They use four handed driving techniques. One to smoke, one for the cellphone, one to gesticulate and one to steer.

Posted by: BxNY | August 25, 2008 3:35 PM | Report abuse

hermespal, it's sad but you're probably right. I'm sure there would be many here who would automatically see dollar signs as soon as Clooney hit them. I, however, would hear birds just like in the old Carpenters song. (by the way I already know the Carpenter's did not write the song so you stickler's out there don't bother pointing it out).

Posted by: hodie | August 25, 2008 3:35 PM | Report abuse

LOL bxNY! But I'm pretty sure they aren't using any of those hands to steer. I think they use their knees.

Posted by: hodie | August 25, 2008 3:38 PM | Report abuse

Perusing my local paper's website, I came across this new feature, Celebrity Snark. At first I thought "blasphemous", then I noticed there's no place to leave comments. So I guess you look at the celebrity photos and snark among yourself.

http://stltoday.mycapture.com/mycapture/enlarge.asp?image=20131771&event=580227&CategoryID=0

Posted by: jake e. poo | August 25, 2008 3:39 PM | Report abuse

So I guess you look at the celebrity photos and snark among yourself.


Posted by: jake e. poo | August 25, 2008 3:39 PM

*****************************************

But really snarking is a community event.

Posted by: Dorkus | August 25, 2008 3:41 PM | Report abuse

Hodie hearing birds...would you swoon? ;-)

This catwoman rumor is ridiculous.

I don't have it in me to watch or listen to the Heidi Montag video--I'm still scarred for life from the one on the beach. Can we ramp up production on the Manhattan Project just to rid ourselves of her pernicious presence?

Posted by: hermespal | August 25, 2008 3:48 PM | Report abuse

Byoolin: Go on, tell us. How long?

Posted by: possum | August 25, 2008 3:53 PM | Report abuse

Dorkus: "But really snarking is a community event"

Curmudgeon: This is too true, Dorkus. It takes a village to snark properly.

Take for example the Cher piece. There have been opinions both for and against the idea of Cher in the Catwoman role (not to mention one or two, "meh"s), and all delivered with penache. Now, that's great SNARK.

Posted by: Mudge | August 25, 2008 3:53 PM | Report abuse

I certainly hope Cher has a stunt double or I fear she'll break a hip or something.

Posted by: hodie | August 25, 2008 4:00 PM | Report abuse

The best thing about that Celebrity Snark page, jake e., are the occasional comments by "Snarky Bird," who seems to be the host of the feature.

For the pic of Hayden Panettiere in a dress that was a short of cloth as I am of breath after looking at it, "SNARKY BIRD SAYS: oh no, look at our little innocent hero."

Wow. Cutting stuff.

Everyone who wants to see Snarky B. vs Nancy in a snark-cage-death-match, raise your hands.

Posted by: byoolin | August 25, 2008 4:03 PM | Report abuse

BTW, Queen Liz, I saw a t-shirt at TJ Maxx that thad the LOST logo on it - made me think of our "community".

Posted by: Curmudgeon | August 25, 2008 4:08 PM | Report abuse

Count me in the Peanut Gallery for that cage match, Byool.

Posted by: Sasquatch raises his hairy hand | August 25, 2008 4:10 PM | Report abuse

Byoolin: Go on, tell us. How long? - Posted by: possum

***

Early in the mornin' at the break of day
He used to sleep until the afternoon.

Posted by: byoolin never had an Econoline van. | August 25, 2008 4:12 PM | Report abuse

I do! I do! I do!

(that's three more ayes for the death match)

Posted by: Curmudgeon | August 25, 2008 4:15 PM | Report abuse

BREAKING KARDASHIAN NEWS:

Kim Kardashian accidentally sliced her foot open in the hotel the night before she was to tape Dancing with the Stars!

They patched her up with "dermabond." Is that the same spackle she uses to patch up other areas?

Posted by: MoCoSnarky...hammer in hand | August 25, 2008 4:19 PM | Report abuse

Snarky asks about Kim Kardashian:

"They patched her up with "dermabond." Is that the same spackle she uses to patch up other areas?"

Not quite. They use this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwCPhHezc-o

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 4:22 PM | Report abuse

Did the "Dancing With Stars" people accidently scatter broken glass around Ms Kim's hotel room floor?

Posted by: Mudge | August 25, 2008 4:22 PM | Report abuse


Can't we make it stop?

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/08/25/AR2008082501478.html

Posted by: jake e. poo | August 25, 2008 4:32 PM | Report abuse

Snarky Bird is my new hero! Here's my favorite thus far:

Models show off lingerie on a cat walk erected at a market beach resort in the ancient city of Byblos north Beirut July 13, 2008.

SNARKY BIRD SAYS: Let's see how this adds up . . . biblical cities plus too much skin equals pillars of salt.

===
Who knew St. Louis had that level of sophistication?

Posted by: MoCoSnarky (bird) | August 25, 2008 4:32 PM | Report abuse

Who knew St. Louis had that level of sophistication?

Posted by: MoCoSnarky (bird) | August 25, 2008 4:32 PM


Hey!!!

Posted by: jake e. poo | August 25, 2008 4:38 PM | Report abuse

The whole death match thing is really mean. I have done nothing to any of you all, instead I am the victim of unprovoked hate and rude comments. I hope you guys know you have really hurt my feelings.

Posted by: Nancy | August 25, 2008 4:55 PM | Report abuse

Nancy

I have done nothing...

Posted by: true, so true | August 25, 2008 4:58 PM | Report abuse

Nany

I am the victim

You can only be a victim if you let yourself be victimized. So it's all your fault.

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 5:00 PM | Report abuse

Nancy, not Nany

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 5:00 PM | Report abuse

The whole death match thing is really mean. I have done nothing to any of you all, instead I am the victim of unprovoked hate and rude comments. I hope you guys know you have really hurt my feelings.

Posted by: Nancy | August 25, 2008 4:55 PM

///////////////////////////////////////////

And yet you keep coming back...I think they call it being a Masochist.

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 5:04 PM | Report abuse

Nancy,

You are a miserable wretch. No one loves you. If you weren't so pathetic perhaps we would pity you. As it is, you have absolutely no redeeming value in this world. You are worthless.

There. Now. It's not funny anymore.

Posted by: Curmudgeon | August 25, 2008 5:05 PM | Report abuse

There, there, Nancy. Don't go worrying about those nasty Celebritologists. Now it's time to get back on your knees and get to work. Please don't jerk your head too much, or my drink will fall off it.

Posted by: Jeff Stryker | August 25, 2008 5:08 PM | Report abuse

Thank you, jake e. poo, for the link to the Celebrity Snark! First St. Louis gives us Fredbird the Redbird, now Snarkyk Bird!

Just a thought: If she were alive today, would Baltimore's own Wallis Warfield Simpson say that one can never be too rich or too snarky?

And to quote the saying on Alice Roosevelt Longworth's famous throw pillow, "If you can’t say something good about someone, sit right here by me."

Posted by: Nosy Parker | August 25, 2008 5:19 PM | Report abuse

Snarky Bird!

Posted by: Nosy Parker gets her fingers tangled | August 25, 2008 5:20 PM | Report abuse

Can't we make it stop?

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/08/25/AR2008082501478.html

Posted by: jake e. poo | August 25, 2008 4:32 PM

Oh jake e. poo, from your keyboard to God's ear.

Posted by: jes | August 25, 2008 5:20 PM | Report abuse

Can't we make it stop?

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/08/25/AR2008082501478.html

Posted by: jake e. poo | August 25, 2008 4:32 PM

Oh jake e. poo, from your keyboard to God's ear.

Posted by: jes | August 25, 2008 5:20 PM

Owe, the fecundity.

Posted by: Nosy Parker | August 25, 2008 5:23 PM | Report abuse

Wallis Warfield Simpson - talk about someone famous for doing nothing. Until she shagged a future king, she was just a tacky American divorcee.

Posted by: ep | August 25, 2008 5:25 PM | Report abuse

Nancy,

You are a miserable wretch. No one loves you. If you weren't so pathetic perhaps we would pity you. As it is, you have absolutely no redeeming value in this world. You are worthless.

There. Now. It's not funny anymore.

Posted by: Curmudgeon | August 25, 2008 5:05 PM


Dont you think this is taking it a TAD bit too far? What if there really IS a "Nancy"? I've read her posts on the OP blog and she seems real.

Posted by: newbie | August 25, 2008 5:26 PM | Report abuse

If there really IS a "Nancy" and it's not just a personna/schtick, she is one sick puppy that needs an intervention NOW.

Posted by: Curamudgeon has doubts | August 25, 2008 5:31 PM | Report abuse

Jeff Stryker @ 5:08 you owe me a new keyboard and monitor.

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 5:44 PM | Report abuse

If there really IS a "Nancy" and it's not just a personna/schtick, she is one sick puppy that needs an intervention NOW.

Posted by: Curamudgeon has doubts | August 25, 2008 5:31 PM


I think you're just being mean now. And i'm NOT Nancy.

Posted by: Anonymous | August 25, 2008 5:52 PM | Report abuse

Words of wisdom:
Snarky is as snarky does.
Nancy is as Nancy does.
Anonymous is as Anonymous does.
Time for a glass of wine.

Posted by: possum | August 25, 2008 6:27 PM | Report abuse

The ponies would like whomever is posting encyclopedia-length essays on the celebritology blog comments to please stop, or they will all leave and there will be no more ponies. Thankyouverymuch.

Whinnnney.

Posted by: Ponies | August 25, 2008 6:39 PM | Report abuse

And furthermore:

BLUCHER!!!!

Posted by: Sasquatch | August 25, 2008 6:42 PM | Report abuse

Huh? Blucher? erm...what?

Posted by: hermespal | August 25, 2008 6:52 PM | Report abuse

Think Cloris Leachman in Young Frankenstein.

Posted by: Sasquatch | August 25, 2008 7:14 PM | Report abuse

The "Nancy" on OP may be real, and should be left alone.

But I think the "Nancy" who posts here is a fake. The writing style seems to be awfully similar to luvlinsey--with better spelling, of course. Someone's having their bit of fun. Just treat "her" the same as luvlinsey; let her kvetch and moan without harassing her and threatening her with an intervention.

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The synchro diving IS weird. (As are the other synchro sports.) I felt a bit skeevy watching the men's synchro and platform competitions.

Posted by: alex is prolly just jelus | August 25, 2008 8:37 PM | Report abuse

CHER!! I truly think she would make a GREAT catwoman!!I just loved it!

Posted by: Anonymous | August 26, 2008 5:52 PM | Report abuse

CHER!! I truly think she would make a GREAT catwoman!!I just loved it!

Posted by: Anonymous | August 26, 2008 6:04 PM | Report abuse

Victoria Beckham would make a great Catwoman!

Posted by: Sarah | August 26, 2008 6:16 PM | Report abuse

Rose McGowan for Catwoman!

Posted by: Rim Damage | August 27, 2008 8:11 AM | Report abuse

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