Courtside: The American Apparel/Woody Allen kerfuffle is settled, with Dov Charney on the hook for $5 million. Something tells us the judge was an Annie Hall fan. [Reuters]
World Champions: According to the Toronto Star, Indianapolis is the winningest city in the world, shortly followed by Boston and Vancouver. Mostly, we just feel bad that L.A. was edged out by Anaheim. [Toronto Star]
Silver Rocket: A ’57 Ferrari pulls in $12 Million dollars at auction. Judging by the pics, we’re willing to say she’s worth it. [Jalopnik]
It’s not a sister brand, a brother brand, or any other kind of relation to our beloved American Apparel. The Colossal folks are renting American Apparel’s factory, but the designs and clothes are all their own. And, much as we love him, Mr. Charney isn’t calling any kind of shots at Colossal Clothing.
And in case you don’t believe us, take a look at Colossal’s website. Notice any hot girls in tights?
Today, Radar printed a call-to-arms against the rising tide of club-goers in deep V-necks. According to the article, which had the good grace to mention us as a source, the deep-V has replaced the striped shirt as the go-to outfit for the huddled masses crowding the door at the clubs everywhere. And if the bouncer reads Radar, God help you.
Through Thick and Thin: Personally, we've always preferred Christina Ricci in her more well-rounded, Buffalo66 days. Not that we've got a problem with the carb-free model here. [BlackBook]
Some Like it Very, Very Hot: Just like Paris Hilton, Marilyn Monroe filmed a sex tape before she became a tragic victim of her own fame. Unlike Hilton, Monroe's oral exam may never make it to your desktop. [NYPost]
Labor Party: A charming, lil' British-TV presenter is set to star in a reality show based in a faux London sweatshop. This is a good thing, right? [Female First UK]
Chat Stew: The dapper king of our TiVo, Joel McHale, sits down to discuss his J. Lindberg jackets, Air Jordans and, wouldn't you know it, Tyra. [Sign on San Diego]
Slim Jims:Men's Vogue collects the best slim-cut suits of the season so we don't have to. [Men's Vogue]
American Public: Sticky, icky Dov Charney lets the Wall Street Journal into his factory, his office and his infamous bedroom where he takes cloyingly erotic photos of the once-respected broadsheet in a Lycra catsuit. [Radar]
The Man Who Would Be King: P Diddy's fashion week documentary about his quest for LOVE! INSPIRATION! and REBELLION! and style's CROWN! was so MIND-CRUSHINGLY AWESOME! that we couldn't watch more than 12 seconds of it. [NYMag]
Crimes and Misdemeanors: Forget Beckham, marketing guru and American Apparel founder Dov Charney knows that no one can sell more underwear than Woody Allen. Too bad he didn't ask permission first. [Radar]
New Kid on The Block: Given the criteria, we most likely qualify as "Lad Nouveau." Call us that on the street and... well, let's just say you'd better have good insurance. [Times UK]