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By | Nov 18, 2010

Displaying what appears to be a high-end line inspired by Fruit of the Loom characters, runway designers Miuccia Prada and Stella McCartney draw their fashion inspirations from the produce department this spring. Prada sports a bold banana print top reminiscent of a tacky Hawaiian shirt while McCartney tones down her citrus explosion of lemons and…

Does whatever a spider can…in a Broadway theater

By | Nov 17, 2010

The new Spiderman musical, “Spiderman: Turn off the Dark,” directed by Julie Taymor with music by Bono and The Edge, is set to open for Broadway previews on Nov. 28. It’s a pretty massive production (how else could you stage the story of Spiderman?) and requires a lot of technical prowess on the part of…

Bill Clinton to cameo in ‘The Hangover 2’

By | Nov 15, 2010

The headline says it all, but are all our former leaders going to find their niche in comedy? Al Gore got his sort-of shot in the comedic spotlight mainly for doing nothing on Saturday Night Live’s “What Up With That?” skit, poking fun at his fading celebrity. And now, former president Bill Clinton is taking…

Treat of the week

By | Nov 13, 2010

I dug up this video of Beyonce performing “Naughty Girl” and “Get Me Bodied” from May on YouTube. It never ceases to amaze me how well she can control singing, dancing and maintaining her sense of theatricality on stage.

Glozell says…

By | Nov 12, 2010

I’ve shared my love for Glozell with you guys before. She’s the fast-talking YouTube personality best known for her deconstruction of famous music videos, songs and news in pop culture.

Hot or Not

By | Nov 10, 2010

Assistant Accent Editor Kelsey Fowler spills the details on Starbucks’ autumn espresso drinks. Hot Pumpkin Spice Latte A quintessential fall drink, this blend of espresso, pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove and steamed milk topped with sweetened whipped cream is the perfect complement to a breezy autumn day. A sweet and spicy pumpkin flavor has coffee lovers…

Celebrity Oops

By | Nov 10, 2010

Teen pop princess Miley Cyrus has faced plenty of controversy in recent years about racy photographs and inappropriate music videos, but suddenly it’s her family that’s forced into the spotlight. On Oct. 27, Cyrus’ dad, Billy Ray, filed for divorce from his wife Tish, citing “irreconcilable differences.” According to “Us Weekly,” Cyrus’ mom alledgedly had…

Blog of the week

By | Nov 10, 2010

The blog “Bread People” on tumblr.com is a simultaneously frightening yet intriguing concept — re-working the names and faces of celebrities to include a specific type of bread. From Betty Whitebread and Renee Pretzellweger to Rye Romano and Pumpernickelas Cage, the clever name puns almost make up for the scary — albeit well-done — photoshopped…

Video of the week

By | Nov 10, 2010

The game show “Wheel of Fortune” has contestants guessing letters to fill in the blanks on word puzzles, and usually it takes a few rounds between the three participants to solve one phrase. However, a YouTube video shows a recent contestant, Caitlin Burke, correctly solving the phrase “I’ve got a good feeling about this” after…

“I fantasized ’bout this back in Chicago”

By | Nov 9, 2010

It’s taken me a while to fully digest Kanye West’s new 35-minute epic video, “Runaway.” The long video tells the story of a Phoenix-woman who falls to earth, falls in love with Kanye West, has dinner with him and a lot of his friends and learns about the world surrounding her.

Kurt’s very own ‘Teenage Dream’

By | Nov 7, 2010

We’ve all been anxiously awaiting the arrival of a love interest for “Glee’s” Kurt Hummel and back in September, whispers about Darren Criss filling the role of the cute, gay rival Glee club star who Kurt falls for began to swell. And now, those rumors are substantiated in the form of a too-adorable-for-words rendition of…

The ladies of SNL…

By | Nov 6, 2010

…So much talent in one video. If you haven’t seen it yet, please take a few minutes to watch the Ladies of SNL (ranging from Ana Gasteyer all the way to current cast member Kristin Wiig) perform as the ladies of the Real Housewives. Whenever SNL showcases its strong female cast members, I can’t help…