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Jennifer Siebel Newsom Confronts Sexist Stereotypes with 'Miss Representation'

When San Francisco native Jennifer Siebel Newsom arrived in Hollywood, pursuing an acting career after her time with the U.S. women’s junior national soccer team was cut short by injury, the fair-haired Stanford alum had little trouble landing recurring roles on the CBS hospital drama Presidio Med, and later NBC’s 24-inspired Life.
 

Looking Back in Anger: The Worst Films of 2008

New Year’s Day has come and gone, and by now you’re already too familiar with the films hailed by critics as the cream of last year’s crop, to the extent that the official announcement of nominees for the 81st Academy Awards (due in the wee morning hours of Thursday, Jan. 22) may seem like something of a formality.

Looking Back at '08: Poehler v. Palin Maternity

Among, you know, other things, 2008 will be remembered as the year that Saturday Night Live became relevant (and funny) again. Ms. Tina Fey, obviously, has been coronated as the savior (just see January's Vanity Fair cover). Her spot-on impersonations of Sarah Palin may very well go down as the apex of SNL political satire. But Palin, of course, was the comedic gift that just kept on giving.

Adele Sweeps San Francisco

Gleefully referencing her appearance on the infamous “Sarah Palin episode” of Saturday Night Live, Adele giggled to Shanghai 1930’s packed room, “I guess it didn’t work out so well for her, but it certainly worked out for me!” Indeed it did. An established hit-maker in her native UK, Adele had yet to break into the American music scene by late 2008. That is, until she scored the musical spot on SNL’s October 18 episode, was seen by an estimated 14 million viewers, and topped the iTunes charts the very next day.

Sarah Palin's Wardrobe Makeover

The New York Times ran cover story today about Sarah Palin's wardrobe makeover - apparently a $150,000 pop at Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue to jazz up her now famous hockey mom meets Tina Fey look. 

Why doesn't Marc Jacobs tell us what he really thinks about Sarah Palin?

The Marc Jacobs store on Fillmore makes no secret about what it thinks about the Republican ticket.  The window display features a bikini and fur clad Sarah Palin wielding an automatic rifle, George Bush with a fuzzy pink cowboy hat and John McCain draped in dollar signs.  The sign below reads "One Heartbeat Away" and rattles off some of Palin's core beliefs.  Ouch.  The Fillmore store's been known for its overt messages (a 2006 installation featured the words WORST PRESIDENT EVER spanning across the store's windows), which are apparently ordered up by the
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