First order of business: check out the latest info about our up-coming book signings, and please come out and see us! The first one is at the Barnes and Noble at the Grove in Los Angeles this upcoming Wednesday, the 20th, at 7 p.m.! All in support of our most recent book, MESSY! Come say hello!

– You guys. You NEED to watch the intro to the mini-series they made of Jackie Collins’s Hollywood Wives. JUST TRUST ME ON THIS. It has everything: guyliner! Champagne popping as a sexual metaphor! ANTHONY HOPKINS! The fiction that Hollywood Park is nice and not the skeevier race track in the greater LA area! A theme song that you’ll never get out of your head! IT’S THREE MINUTES LONG. GO. GO NOW. (You Tube)

– Let’s talk about musical couples we wish would get back together. (Flavorwire)

Maybe you should make one of these sandwiches this weekend. It might make you happy. It’s just a suggestion. (Refinery29)

The Oxford Dictionary picks the 20 greatest fashion words. Also, the Oxford Dictionary has a blog, which I think many of you will enjoy. (OxfordWords)

– This is fascinating, and all I need to give you is the title: Lawsuit between origami enthusiasts unfolds. (The Madeleine Brand Show)

– What? My backyard is TOTALLY this gorgeous. (Oddity Central)

– I suspect many of you will appreciate this piece on the Hairpin: Texts From Scarlett O’Hara. (The Hairpin)

New York has a zip line now. I foresee this playing an important role in a future Real Housewives episode. (Time)

You go, Carrie Underwood. (Lainey Gossip)

– Jorge Garcia, a.k.a. Hurley from Lost, gives good blog. And when we realized we hadn’t dropped by in a while, we clicked over and found this entry from late May about the photographic chicanery he pulled with his Alcatraz wardrobe. I love the upside-down one, and the newspaper. (Dispatches from the Island)

– Shirtless Matt Bomer. YOU’RE WELCOME. (Celebitchy)