Lindsay Lohan’s Ex Courtenay Semel: “I Look at You and I Want to Cry.”

li-loLINDSAY: Every day, the lyrics to “Rumors” sound less like pop music and more like PROPHECY!

1. If I see one more close-up photo of Lindsay Lohan looking like shit as evidence of her downward spiral, I’m gonna scream. No one looks good close-up, except for Mariska Hargitay and Jennifer Beals, because they are Perfect Beings.That being said, Lindsay is looking a little wrecked these days.

2. The LAPD has arrested four women in connection with break-ins at Lindsay Lohan and Audrina Patridge’s homes, which is good news because it means she wasn’t lying about all that, as was suggested by many news outlets far meaner than us. (@jezebel)

3. The ban on Lindsay Lohan at posh club “Avenue” has been lifted.The rest of us continue to not care about Avenue because we can’t even afford an olive there, let alone a whole martini.

4. Lindsay’s attorney defended Lindsay’s leave of absence while on probation by explaining all of the “work” that Lindsay has been doing lately, including narrating a BBC documentary on the trafficking of women and children in India. among other reasons that sound fantastic, but also false.

4. Courtenay Semel, who lost all credibility when she willingly began dating the tiny assemblage of bones, bikini, brainfreeze and bling known as “Tila Tequila,” has some words of faux-sympathy for Lindsay: “I look at you and I want to cry. I see myself in you six months ago.” Furthermore her father has attempted getting through the old-fashioned way — by publishing a letter in In Touch magazine. Maybe he’s worried that she doesn’t check her email or something.

5. Why do we feel obligated to not only cover this information but share it with you? Probs ’cause any headline that isn’t “Lindsay Lohan Goes Back to Men!” followed by an expose on how Samantha was just a phase and Lindsay never wants to be with women again and isn’t really bisexual is a little bit of hope for Team Rohan, or really for Team Gay. Also, it’s a slow news day.

*Aug 06 - 00:05*GLEE: “Criticizing Glee is like lecturing a puppy—you end up feeling like the bad guy”: Glee’s Great, But the Music Ain’t! This has been a major complaint of ours for a while now — that the vocals & instrumentals are pre-recorded together — and although we realize that lip syncing is mandatory in this case, the vocals should not be pre-mixed with the rest of the song (can you tell I don’t know what I’m talking about? Well, luckily the E! guy understands it better than I do.” “We don’t get why the Glee people, many of them musical-theater veterans, can’t sound as unplugged as that magical bass guitar Kevin McHale’s Artie is always thumping on.” (@eonline)

DITA: Really, I swear I’ve seen these before but apparently someone has unearthed a never-before-seen photoshoot of Dita Von Teese and a randomly hot lesbionic girl from 1999, and you should check them out and then maybe take a break and rub one out. I’ll put this in the NSFW Fix too probs, because there’s a lot of T&A in this thang. I mean full frontal vadge. (@ohnotheydidnt)

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VISIBILITY MATTERS: Janis Hawk comes out as a lesbian on Flash Forward. (@afterellen)

TRUE LIFE: True Life is casting, so hey! Are you passing as someone you’re not — someone of a different gender, sexuality or race? OR are you about to come out to your football team and would prefer cameras are encircling your body as you come out to block the quarterback from hate-criming you? Well, MTV wants to know more!


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Marie Lyn Bernard, aka Riese, is an award-winning writer, blogger, journalist, fictionist, copywriter, video-maker and aspiring cyber-performance artist who grew up in the midwest, lost her mind in New York City and is currently making it work in California. Her work has appeared in nine books including "The Bigger the Better, The Tighter The Sweater: 21 Funny Women on Beauty, Body Image and The Hazards of Being Female," "Dirty Girls," and "The Best American Erotica of 2007," magazines including Nylon, Marie Claire, GO, Curve, Interlude, and CollegeBound, and all over the web including nerve.com, Jezebel, Queerty, Emily Books and OurChart (RIP). She was the recapper for The L Word Online and host of Showtime’s Lezberado and her personal blog has earned many dubious honors including Best Personal Blog 2008. Riese has spoken about blogging, community-building, feminism, cyberculture and sexuality at places like BlogHer, Yale, New York University, The University of Chicago and The Museum of Sex. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Interlochen Arts Academy and The Olive Garden's week-long training intensive; she enjoys eating foods, having big ideas, reading books & talking to her stuffed dog, Tinkerbell. Also, she's Jewish. Follow her smokin’ hot adventures on twitter. Contact: riese[at]autostraddle.com

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15 Comments

    • It’s called ‘photoshop’ editing, professional lighting and modeling as opposed to a random pap snap with harsh flash (imagine if you were photographed every time you stepped out of a building and there were a ton of parasites/paps snapping your pic, asking rude questions, and that’s what happened) I would be terrified of the photos of me that would emerge. XO

  1. The overproduced dance numbers in Glee are starting to annoy me. How do they have this perfect routine and backup music in the first rehearsal??

    You should all go watch the lesbian parts of Flash Forward, for serious. It’s like an actual, more-than-one-dimensional portrayal of lesbians. Not perfect, but closer than most mainstream lez characters. Plus, Navi Rawat!

  2. I want to party like it’s 1999 and I’m with Dita Von Teese.

    Also, what does “I see myself in you six months ago” even mean? “Six months ago I would have identified with you”? Or “That’s how I felt six months ago”? Or “I wish, in retrospect, that we had had penetrative sex six months ago”? I’m so confused.

  3. I love Dita as she’s sexy perfection, but her cranium is so big that she sometimes looks photoshopped which is a damn shame. That said, hot. HOT HOT. Yum hot. Might take your advice now. *laugh*

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