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Monthly Archives: April 2008

She’s no style icon.. but she has a dope voice.
The singer recalls getting a high heel stuck in her fishnets, and says fashion should be more fun
Times Online UK

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American Idol x Paula Abdul
Gawker with Video


Kimberly Baker


The Next Best Things in Sliced Bread
The New York Times

On Arrests, Demographics, and Marijuana
New York Times

Make Victoria’s Secret pay rump sum, Juicy Couture suit sez
NY Daily News

Obama backer predicts victory in Hill war
Politico

Shortages Threaten Farmers’ Key Tool: Fertilizer
Yahoo

Spectacular blaze erupts in nightclub at Hollywood and Vine
Breibart

Paula Abdul left ’empty’ by song that wasn’t
AP

Economy grows by only 0.6 percent in 1st quarter of 2008
AP

The Deluxe Chains Want to Be Chic, Too
New York Times

Travel Section
New York Times

New Fox cartoon set for spring launch
Hollywood Reporter

You love it! Rolling Stone

Married to the MOB

Where to buy : May 5th

Louis Vuitton Sues Charity

Nadia Plesner : http://www.nadiaplesner.com/

From Fashionista.com

LV has sued a student artist, Nadia Plesner, over her “Simple Living” campaign, a fundraiser that benefits the Divest for Darfur organization.

Plesner drew an image of a Darfur victim holding a teacup style dog and toting an LV-inspired bag, to prove that a Paris Hilton-centric image would get more media attention than real-life Darfur victims. She was right, and has been raising money for the cause by putting her drawing on t-shirts and posters.

Except LV isn’t exactly happy about it – even though 100% of Plesner’s profits have been going straight to Darfur victims, Louis Vuitton is suing her for around $22,000 per day that she continues her campaign – apparently they think the design, though it doesn’t include an exact copy of the Murakami pattern, infringes on their intellectual property rights.

The 50 most influential US political pundits
Telegraph

Truckers protest high gasoline prices
WTOP News

GOP fears Pelosi power grab on Iraq
Politico

Gingrich: Wright May Be Deliberately Trying to Hurt Obama
ABC

A ‘Hardball’ Senator?
NY Sun

A Portland high school is raising eyebrows with its brow grooming policy: shave ’em or go home.
AP

3 tornadoes rip through Va.; more than 200 people hurt
AP

The real star of Sex and the City
Telegraph

College’s High Cost, Before You Even Apply
New York Times

Coachella Builds a Bigger Game
New York Times

Thanks K2.. apparently scuba animals are very popular!

Mondex, a 5-year-old Chihuahua, dressed as a scuba diver looks during a dog show at a mall in suburban Manila on Sunday April 27, 2008. Mondex bagged first place during the fashion show category. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)