This is a handy excuse for me to mention that I feel like Gossip Girl is really GOOD this season. It helps that Katie Cassidy has joined the cast, because Katie Cassidy is awesome.

Also potentially awesome:

Vertu Smartphone Launch Party

Honestly, Fug Nation, I’m still worn out from all the screeching I did about the Glee GQ cover yesterday, but I think I like this. Like, a lot. But I can’t silence the little voice in my head that’s screaming about how Blake’s actually rocking a ruffled bedroom valance, the sort not seen since the inside of Judith Krantz’s masterwork, Scruples (which I am re-reading, and which RULES. It’s all sex and shopping — which is, by the way, the name of La Krantz’s autobiography, which is ALSO awesome).