AND WHATNOT: Not A Banner Day For Asian Sensitivity; Also, Zac Efron, Simon Curtis, and Cupcakes


Starcasm: Gilbert Gottfried fired by Aflac for Tsunami jokes on Twitter
The Daily What: Worst Person Ever of the Day (thanks indirectly to jash)… which leads to:
The Daily What: Follow Up of the Day: Alexandra Wallace
Movieline: SXSW: All Hail Wiig! Bridesmaids Proves That Chick Flicks Don’t Have to Suck
Socialite Life: Zac Efron Shows Off His New Tattoo
Shine: Extreme eating: Inside the new $625 cookbook
Yahoo! News: Hidden cameras capture animals in the wild
PopBytes: Listen: New tracks from Simon Curtis!
LA Now: Giant panda Bai Yun bites keeper at San Diego Zoo (still cute)
LAist: Food Fight: Woman Sues Over Cupcake Sleeves
Best Week Ever: Celebrity Apprentice Gives Us The 5 Most Disturbing Images To Ever Air On TV



It just gets better. Celebrity Apprentice continues to be absolutely, unequivocally amazing. The second episode brought oodles of friction to the women’s team as the rift between Lisa and Star Jones full-on fissured into a great divide. Throw in a dash of egoism, courtesy of Dionne Warwick (not to mention some cheery ignorance about deaf people), and we had quite the clusterfuck on screen. Only one show could make Gary Busey dressed like an oversized child seem like an afterthought.

Brilliant, I tell you. BRILLIANT. Continue reading

AND WHATNOT: Free Cupcakes in LA Tomorrow! Also, Tom Colicchio and Dartmouth Are THE BEST

Food2: General Hospital Interview: Super Sexy Lante Cupcake (90% chance I’ll be going to this)
Daily Beast: Tech’s 29 Most Powerful Colleges (thanks jash)
AP: `Top Chef’ judge Colicchio named top chef for 2010 (thanks Eloise!)
CBS 2: Coroner: Corey Haim Died From Pneumonia, Not Drugs
New York Times: Shanghai Is Trying to Untangle the Mangled English of Chinglish (thanks Malibu Judie!)
Entertainment Weekly: ’24’ exclusive: The real story behind last night’s [episode]
FAIL Blog: Elmo Fail
Reality Blurred: Bret Michaels will “make a 100 percent recovery,” might attend Apprentice finale
Los Angeles Times: The changing typography of the Web