– Ready for a Friday afternoon chuckle? The dude who does the costuming for Gossip Girl called Blake Lively “the Jackie O of her time.” I mean, listen, I love me some Serena Van Der Woodsen too, but — not to put too fine a point on it — ARE YOU F’ING KIDDING ME? Also: I’m pretty sure Blake herself read that quote and just covered her face with her hands. You’re not helping, dude. (Lainey Gossip)

– Apparently, Zach Galifianakis played a huge part in getting Mel Gibson axed from The Hangover 2, which only serves to make me really like Zach Galifinakis. Like…SERIOUSLY. Also, being compared to Mike Tyson and being found wanting is a sign that things have gone really, really, REALLY REALLY REALLY bad for you of late. (Pop Eater)

This only moderately-safe-for-work piece about how Jon Hamm refuses to corral his, er, jon hamm with something as bourgeois as undergarments will thrill and delight approximately 84% of Fug Nation. (Celebitchy)

– In classier news, Design*Sponge’s awesome “Living In” series features Rear Window this week. I’ve ALWAYS wanted to live in Rear Window. Well, only as Grace Kelly. But still! Mark Cross overnight bags! Peignoirs! Lobster ordered in from 21! Jimmy Stewart as your cranky boyfriend! Bliss. (Design*Sponge)

This preview from the upcoming book, Masters of Fashion Illustration, is FABULOUS. I want prints of everything for my dressing room! (I don’t have a dressing room.) (The Cut)

– Speaking of books, The Situation wrote one. Excuse me, “wrote” one. And the title is about seventy words longer than it needs to be. (Best Week Ever)

– The New York Times photo-retrospective about the subway system is AMAZING. (NY Times)

– In honor of — or in mourning about — the closure of Vegas’s Liberace museum this past weekend, you must read Simon Doonan’s Liberace-themed reminiscence. He is a delight. (Simon, I mean.) (Slate)

– I love this montage of the worst edited-for-broadcast TV movie lines. You THINK, “I’ve had it with these monkey-fighting snakes on this Monday-to-Friday plane!” is the worst. But it has SERIOUS competition. (NSFW audio) (Gawker TV)

– Got a vampire menacing you and you’re all out of garlic? Turns out lard will help! Read up on your the vampire-fighters you’ve got floating around in the kitchen — if only in preparation for Halloween. (Bay Area Bites)