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Posts Tagged ‘Liz Taylor’

ASME Announces 2011 ‘Best Cover’ Winners

People magazine won “Best Celebrity & Entertainment Cover” for its royal wedding issue in the American Society of Magazine Editors’ annual Cover of the Year competition. People was also a finalist in the same category for its tribute to Liz Taylor after her passing last year.

New York won the big “Best Cover” award for its shot of an elderly pregnant woman posing naked a la Demi Moore.

Full list of Steve Jobs-themed winners and cover shots here.

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Carrie Fisher is Freaking Funny

carriefisher.jpgThe Daily Mail is running an excerpt of Carrie Fisher‘s latest book “Wishful Drinking”.

The excerpt is titled, “Dad ran off with Liz Taylor, Cary Grant lectured me about drugs, George Lucas ruined my life: The extraordinary autobiography of CARRIE FISHER”

Remember the white dress I wore all through that film? George came up to me the first day of filming, took one look at the dress and said: ‘You can’t wear a bra under that dress.’

‘OK, I’ll bite,’ I said. ‘Why?’ And he said: ‘Because … there’s no underwear in space.’

He said it with such conviction. Like he had been to space and looked around and he didn’t see any bras or panties anywhere.

He explained. ‘You go into space and you become weightless. Then your body expands but your bra doesn’t, so you get strangled by your own underwear.’

The whole book published by Simon & Schuster comes out on December 1st.