Inescapable Alerts, Getting that $$$, Pirate Husbands.
|Amy Widdowson||Jan 18, 2018|
DARLINGS! I hope you’re rested and well-fed and taking care of yourself. Has anyone told you you look great today? Because you do.
Amazon has announced the finalist cities for its second HQ, and Calgary isn’t one of them, and that is some BS right there, because Calgary said they’d fight bears and I want to see a city fight an animal for a corporation. Because I know the next great dystopian novel when I see it.
Ellen Pompeo, character namesake and star of endless medical drama Grey’s Anatomy, is a badass, self-aware bitch who takes no shit and I am no obsessed with her. In a remarkably - and refreshingly - candid interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Pompeo talks about how she negotiated $575,000 an episode, plus producer credit, plus backend point, plus plus plus. It’s an amazing reflection on Hollywood, gender, aging, power and getting paid. Choice quote: “When your face and your voice have been part of something that's generated $3 billion for one of the biggest corporations in the world, you start to feel like, "OK, maybe I do deserve a piece of this.””
Today, in not-great tech: Now your nightlight can notify you of retweets and emails.
And finally, we’ve all been here, amiright? Woman fed up with searching for perfect man marries GHOST of 300-year-old pirate