Dan Abrams’ Websites Today

Dan Abrams’ Websites Today

January 12, 2012
Filed under: Blog — sarah @ 5:07 pm

Oh, my: Mediaite has a clip of a clever gentleman calling into C-SPAN to inquire about the size of Mitt Romney’s member. Yes folks, the primary season has barely begun (although doesn’t it seem like it’s been going on forever?) and we are already here. No word on why the caller thought C-SPAN would be in possession of this kind of info. To read the full post and watch the clip, click here.

 

 

Geekosystem reports that Facebook is on track to exceed 1 billion users this summer. That is 1/7th of the world’s population. Or wait, is it 1/8th now? Either way, that is roughly equal to the population of the world’s largest countries, no? Is this where we’re headed? The Republic of Facebook? You can read the full post here.

On Styleite: Taylor Tomasi Hill has come under fire for possible replicating designs from Marc Jacobs and Comme des Garcons  for her Lane Crawford collection. Even more embarrassing is that there is a photo of Tomasi Hill wearing one of the garments she allegedly ripped off. For shame! To see photos of her “designs” versus the originals, click here.

 

 

On Sportsgrid today: Who is the most popular athlete in America today? Go ahead, guess. Here are a few hints: “Saturday Night Live.” “Virginity.” “Jesus.” If you guessed Tim Tebow, you are a genius! It seems like so long ago that he was just another particularly devout NFL player.  Now we are living in 2012, which historians will call “the Tebowian epoch.” To read the full post, click here.

Gossip Cop has the trailer for the new movie “Friends With Kids,” which is directed by Jon Hamm’s longtime partner Jennifer Westfeldt, who also stars in the film. She has assembled quite the all-star cast, including Megan Fox? Huh? You can see the trailer for yourself here.

 

 

Wow! The Mary Sue brings us the news that Disney has plans to bring the Stephen Sondheim-penned musical “Into The Woods” to the big screen, which is an…interesting choice, given that the musical upends the kind of fairytales that are Disney’s bread and butter. And is sort of mean about them in the process! To read the full post, click here.

On Mogulite: a senior at Harvard is receiving some attention for her senior sociology thesis, which aims to answer the question “Why don’t venture capitalists fund women?” Naturally, Forbes and other publications are very interested in her findings. To read more about her project and the reaction to it, click here.