Trump's Pettiness More Dangerous than Ever, Plus Did Brie Larson Cold Shoulder Casey Affleck?
You know how Trump gave all of Obama’s ambassadors their walking papers effective inauguration day, meaning many countries may not have an ambassador for months, until Trump’s choices are confirmed? OK, now Trump has done the exact same thing, only instead of ambassadors, IT’S THE PEOPLE IN CHARGE OF NUKES! (Gizmodo)
In case you missed it over the weekend, petty short-fingered vulgarian also replaced the Inauguration announcer — who has been doing it for 60 years — with one of his own supporters. (Jezebel)
At the box office this weekend, prediction experts once again underestimated the drawing power of a majority black cast. (Uproxx)
I didn’t pick up on this at the Golden Globes, but Brie Larson — an advocate for sexual assault awareness — was not exactly elated about handing an award to Casey Affleck. (Lainey)
I know nothing about fashion, so I don’t know if Nicole Kidman’s dress at the GG’s was awful, or if these guys just want to rabble rouse. (Celebitchy)
Meanwhile, Vivian was a big fan of Evan Rachel Wood’s non-dress. Me too! (The Mary Sue)
Cindy, who used to do the awards show fashion round-ups for us, is still writing them, and as always, doing a bang-up job. (Oohlo)
I didn’t even notice this trend, but it’s true: SMOTHER MOTHERS are all over TV right now. (FSR)
Meanwhile, the ACLU is rushing to court today to try and stop a new Kentucky abortion law that not only requires women to have an ultrasound before they can have an abortion, but a doctor must narrate, in detail, the ultrasound, even if the woman averts her eyes or objects. HOLY SHIT. (ACLU)
TheShitWizard brings a book about movies to our attention for her first CBR9 review. Hadley Freeman’s Life Moves Pretty Fast: The Lessons We Learned from Eighties Movies examines the lessons we can take from the cinema of the 1980’s, devoting a chapter to each of the movies she considers. It was a "nostalgic love letter to the films that made up my formative years… and to the power ballads that accompanied them." What 80’s movies are you nostalgic for? (Cannonball Read 9)
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