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BFF For Paris Might Mean Foam Mattresses

parisbff.jpgAll the talk about Paris Hilton’s BFF and the new reality show leaves FBLA a little confused.

Just what is a BFF? We thought it might be Best Female Friend or Best Faux Friend or even Best Feline Friend.

A check on Google resulted in a South-side Chicago bedding store Best Foam Fabricators.

A source who’s better connected to the Internet and the younger demographic, as it were, told us it’s easy. “It means Best Friend Forever,” she said.

Coy, cute and amusing, but not all that informative. The source was only 10 years old.

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LAT in 90 Seconds

livearth.jpgBest Quote About Live Earth: Is in today’s story about tepid ticket sales:

Asked last month about Live Earth, Roger Daltrey of the Who, which is not a participant, moaned: “The last thing the planet needs is a rock concert.”

workit.jpgWrong Number: A UCLA communications major inherits Paris Hilton’s old cell number. Hilarity ensues.

villaffair.jpgLeast Surprising Story of The Day: As previously reported, Telemundo placed newscaster Mirthala Salinas on paid leave Thursday while it investigates whether the political reporter “breached journalistic ethics” by having an affair with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.

Smut With A ‘Twist’: Paparazzi Driving Without A Valid License A La Paris Hilton


Our pals at have done it again! In an exclusive, the investigative Web site asks the questions everyone else wonders but never pursues.

In its latest piece, the site exposes Ramon Leroy Kirk, better known as “Twist,” an X17 pap, whose driving record puts Paris Hilton to shame.

Starting in 1993 Kirk has been cited for driving on a suspended California driver’s license at least 9 times based on records obtained exclusively by ERS News.

Definitely a fun read. Almost makes up for the site’s horrible name.

Sundown on Sunset: Tell Us All About It


Paris Hilton’s interview on Larry King Live brought in 3.2 million viewers; 1.4 million in the adults 25-54 demo, three times King’s regular average. And some disapprove.

Television Without Pity goes head-first into Rescue Me. Jack McGee butted heads with Denis Leary and tells all.

Britney Spears told her mom to get clean enough to babysit.

Pink Taco opened, and Lesley Balla went to the party.

Why are all the Google Trends so weird? Papworth method?

How Paris Hilton’s Double Dealing Cost Her


Variety’s Michael Learmonth delves into the murky underworld of celebrity interviews, specifically Paris Hilton’s unpaid path to Larry King. Looks like mastermind Kathy Hilton, acting on expensive bad advice from Michael Sitrick, sought to start a bidding war between Barbara Walters and anyone, everyone else. Needless to say, the plan backfired.

ABC News wouldn’t have actually paid for the interview, as that would be wrong. Instead, the show “licenses” photos, home videos, and any other junk the celeb has lying around–Steve Irwin’s widow got such a deal.

As former GMA producer Lisa Sharkey (so aptly named for a morning show booker) said about the Hilton deal gone wrong:

It may change the ability of celebrities to profit from their mistakes.

And we wouldn’t want that.

Cathy Seipp 1957-2007


After a long battle with lung cancer, Los Angeles writer Cathy Seipp died this afternoon. She had referred me for this job and by so doing, changed my life. She was kind and cranky, silly and profound. She made Los Angeles seem a little bit like her own red living room–warm, cozy and full of interesting bits. She was generous with her time, her knowledge, and her opinions. Especially those opinions. I will miss her enormously, as will all the rest of her friends. Those who disagreed with her will miss her even more, knowing they’ll never again have such a worthy opponent.

Cathy would have loved knowing that her Technorati ranking was higher than Paris Hilton’s.

“And rightly so!” she’d say.

Kate Coe