Good afternoon and happy hump day!
Happy birthday to Vanessa Redgrave and Brett Butler!
Actress Vanessa Redgrave (If These Walls Could Talk 2) in New York.
Photo by Fernando Leon/Stringer/Getty Images
Congratulations to Sara Gilbert and her Talk co-hosts! The CBS talk show has been picked up for another season.
Out comedian Carol Leifer has signed with Quirk Publishing to release her new book How to Succeed in Business Without Really Crying. The project has been described as a “humorous career advice book.”
Carrie star Chloe Moretz rocks the cover of March’s Teen Vogue.
Lady Gaga has been audited. Well, her YouTube channel has been audited. After a slew of old videos were cleared out from the website, more than 156 million views from Gaga’s channel were removed. Don’t worry, I think Gaga will be just fine.
30 Rock is getting its own Ben & Jerry’s ice cream flavor. It’s about time! On Thursday night the ice cream company will announce the show’s flavor at a finale viewing party. I think the flavor should be called “Night Cheese-cake” or “Liz Lemon-ade.”
Dakota Fanning is all dolled up on the cover of Glamour magazine. In her interview, Fanning dished on her friendship with her Runaways co-star Kristen Stewart. Fanning said, “When we’re together, we’re not talking about movie stuff. She’s just my really good friend, you know? We go out. We stay in a lot too. I’m a homebody!”
Eva Green and Julia Garner have signed on for Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. Green will play “a deadly muse named Ava Lord” while Garner portrays a stripper. (She’s probably just stripping to put herself through nursing school.)
Jennifer Hudson and Angela Bassett will join forces for the holiday musical Black Nativity, adapted from Langston Hughes’ 1961 play of the same name.
NBC has ordered a pilot for an Alice and Wonderland sequel series entitledWonderland.The show will center around a new character named Clara and our old friend Alice will return as “Wonderland’s evil queen.” Wait, Alice is the bad guy? Oh, snap!
Out comedian Judy Gold takes her comedy stylings to Broadway in the below video.
Cartoon Network is revamping The Powerpuff Girls. It’s like Cartoon Network is reading my mind!
Tweet of the Day!
Today’s tweet comes from lesbian comedian Fortune Feimster.
Jodie Foster just walked into the restaurant I’m at right after me. I was so tempted to ask her to clarify her Golden Globes speech.
— Fortune Feimster (@fortunefunny) January 30, 2013