The first time I met Josh’s dad (who died a few years ago), he said to me, straightfaced, “Natalie, you write about celebrities—did you hear about that actress who got stabbed? She was in Sweet Home Alabama, Reese… Reese…”
him: “No, with a knife.”
Still one of my favorite jokes. We miss you, George.
Morning: Screw up Kate Winslet article by not doing enough research on Tony eligibility and what shows she might be able to do (the latter because I just don’t have enough knowledge about theater). Feel stupid since I want to be a playwright.
Afternoon: Catch on to the fact that Melissa McCarthy is doing well in our Most Viewed, write up a post about her, get tons of pageviews.
You win some, you lose some, right?
The life of a pop culture blogger: You slave over essays and theme weeks for hours, then Scarlett Johansson’s nude pics leak and you get the most pageviews you’ve ever seen in six months.