Sunday, August 16, 2009

Les News

It kinda hurts to look at them, doesn't it? Leighton Meester & Ed Westwick got their Goth on for an upcoming issue of Elle, and it's now my desktop image. How will I get any work done? Who cares. They are hott. (That's an HQ version; click on it & it can be on your desktop too!)

It's an exciting time in the Gossipverse: this tuesday (my b-day!) the season 2 DVDs come out and my book is already shipping from the Amazons (.com and .ca).

I'm generally anti-spoiler but I haven't been able to NOT look at the gorgeous on-set pictures popping up — I think everyone's better looking this season. I like Dan's new hair. I like Jenny's super extensions. I like Chuck's tan. And it feels like there are even more guest stars: Tyra, Hilary Duff, and Sonic Youth! (Remember the cover of "Sheena Is a Punk Rocker" that played at Jenny's guerrilla fashion show last season? That was Thurston Moore, of Sonic Youth, with Jemina Pearl — a cover just for Gossip Girl.)

The other night I dreamed that I watched the premiere of season 3. I don't remember what happened in the dream version, but I do remember that there was no Lily and Rufus, no Vanessa (but Dan said he wasn't speaking to her), and no Jenny. I think that may have something to do with the lack of WTF promos for those characters. My favorite is this Blair/Dan one:



(The next line, in my head, after D touches her, Blair says, "Only my boyfriend gets to touch my hair.")

And we've booked a date for the launch party of my book: Monday September 14! I'll post the details soon, but the general game plan: cocktails & snacks & general merriment followed by the premiere of season 3! So save the date, Torontonians.

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