Well Played, Vanessa Hudgens in Alice + Olivia


Vanessa Hudgens — whose bob is VERY CUTE on her — premiered on Broadway in the titular role in Gigi last night:


And while I have no idea how the reviews for her performance will be, my review of her dress is a rave.


30 Fug: Katrina Bowden

For a moment here, I thought Katrina Bowden — of 30 Rock — was Hilary Duff. I’d suggest they play sisters in something, but I feel like Haylie Duff might be enraged by that, and you never want to go up against a Sicilian when death is on the line. Although I don’t know that the Duffs are Sicilian and it’s probably not death on the line, exactly. In fact, it’s entirely possible that none of that means what I think it means. It’s just that I hadn’t quoted The Princess Bride in a long time.

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It’s also, frankly, possible, that this outfit has wacked all sense completely out of my head. It’s like a giant salute to illusion netting married to an obsession with macrame, and the whole thing is causing me great pain. Although I hear that fashion is pain. Anyone who says differently is selling something.

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The Fug Next Door: Jennifer Lopez in David Koma

“HOLA LOVERS. Did you see the news that I am a computer genius? I invented image searching! All it took was wearing one teeny green dress at the Grammys practically yesterday DO NOT GOOGLE INFORMATION SEARCH HOW LONG AGO IT WAS LOVERS OR ELSE I WILL NOT SPEAK TO YOU AGAIN and the Interglobe went crazy trying to find pictures of it and BOOM I woke up one day and Google Image Search existed. I made it! You are welcome, lovers. In the words of Bryan or Adam or whoever: Everything I do, I do it for you.

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“And now I am going to uninvent image search because you do not need to find this again. You should not see me like this. So WEAK. So SQUISHED. So INEXPENSIVE. YOU DO NOT CHEAPLY STUFF THE LOPEZ. How many times do I have to ask the Pope to put that in The Bible before he LISTENS, lovers? Just put in another tablet thingy with orders on it. Easy.”

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Fug or Fab: AnnaSophia Robb


I literally almost typed, “AnnaNicole Smith,” which is ONLY a statement of how zonked I am this week, and not at all a judgement on ASR, who is adorable and whenever I have interviewed her, has been DELIGHTFUL:

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To the point where I am tempted to give her a pass on this outfit. Yes, I know it’s a black lace cape attached to her cocktail dress, and it’s potentially a bit over the Wacky Line, but do I not always say that MORE people ought to wear MORE capes ALL OF THE TIME? I do. And ergo, I have to embrace this.  CAPES FOR ALL.

What about you?

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P.S. I Fug You: Hilary Swank in Giambattista Valli

I call this dress Introduction to Photoshop:

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Because I’m pretty sure it was designed by someone who was given twenty minutes, a mouse, and a mandate to figure out what each different tool does.

[Photo: Fame/Flynet]


Fug the Show: The Good Wife Power Suit Ranking, season 6, episode 18, “Loser Edit”

In which The Good Wife producers embed an extremely pointed and crabby message to recappers and freeze-framers all over the world. I’m not kidding. It’s at the end of the recap.

As for the rest: This show has an amazing ability to be timely, because we JUST had the Religious Freedom Restoration Act craziness in Indiana, and here comes The Good Wife with an episode all about it. We also get Case of the Week: While Alicia is being interviewed by a TV reporter named Petra (Lily Rabe, American Horror Story) for a puff piece on her win, the hackers from last week leak Lily the e-mails, and the episode becomes a cat-and-mouse game as Lily edits and re-edits her video.

Kalinda finally got to come off the bench, although it’s because the excrement is finally hitting the electric cooling system — which is also the case for The Strange Case of Alicia’s Inability To Control What She Puts In Work Emails. And no brooches in sight this week for Diane, but we DO get more Finn In Glasses, because even when The Good Wife is boning itself it still seems to understand what crumbs to throw us. Except in the case of…

16. Cary


I genuinely don’t think Cary did ANYTHING this week — I genuinely appear to need a macro on my computer for that sentence — except frown at Kalinda and wonder why she was walking so fast. A hint: She is trucking through the office because she has two doom plots going at once and can’t decide which one will catch up to her first. Does Matt Czuchry have a dialogue cap in his contract, or something, and he used it all up? I am just as perplexed as he is as to why this show can only seem to juggle one thing at a time anymore.

15. Will

Check out how he might feature in Lily Rabe’s news piece. You’re going to hate it:

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