-It’s a good sign that SNL put out not one, but two rounds of promo clips for Kerry Washington‘s upcoming appearance — and she kills it both times.
-Speaking of Kerry, (who keeps rocking killer black-and-white combos this week, first on last night’s Scandal and later on Fallon), everyone’s pulling out the soundbite about her not being offended by the lesbian rumours, but her entire interview with The Advocate is well worth a read.
-Meanwhile, Scandal star Josh Malina went as Olivia Pope for Halloween on Kimmel last night, and it was glorious.
–Jennifer Love Hewitt‘s baby daddy drama got her show cancelled.
-Can anyone out there decipher Gwyneth Paltrow’s cryptic signoff in this week’s GOOP? (“P.S. Oh, it’s definitely your f@$*ing city.”)
–Kanye West‘s lawsuit against the co-founder of YouTube is super mean in its description of the guy.
–Michael Fassbender says everyone’s obsession over his penis is a kind of sexual harassment.
-I agree with a lot about this article on why all the How I Met Your Mother characters so insufferable this season.
–Emilie Hirsch is a new dad. He welcomed a baby boy with an unnamed former flame.
–MIA‘s new album is streaming in full on YouTube.
-30 Rock duo Tina Fey and Robert Carlock are going to produce a new sitcom for NBC starring The Office’s Ellie Kemper. I’m not sure how they’ll wring comedy out of a story about abducted girls but if anyone can do it, it’s them.
-There also seems to be some hope for the future of Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones‘ marriage.
–Connie Britton says she would totally return to American Horror Story. Has anyone warned her about this season’s skull bashing and minotaur sex?
–Kristin Chenoweth got a pixie cut and I heart it so hard!
-Anyone else think it’s weird that Jesse Eisnenberg is doing Modern Family?
-I love that Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy took their kids trick-or-treating together.
–Britney Spears dressed up like Snow White for Halloween — and made her backup dancers go as schlubby dwarfs.
–January Jones had the laziest Halloween costume ever.
-I couldn’t make it through the entire Nerdist podcast with Harrison Ford because it was too awkward. Host Chris Hardwick generously took all the blame, but think it was sunk by Harrison Ford’s Harrison Fordiness.
-I like that Mindy Kaling is basically using her TV gig to make out with whichever hot actor she wants. Next up: Timothy Olyphant.
-With her big Vanity Fair exposé on the horizon, Gwyneth Paltrow is going on the offensive.
–Margaret Atwood is totally winning at Twitter.
–Jay Z reportedly nixed 3,200 possible names before settling on one for his new cologne: Gold. That seems like time and energy well spent.
-He might move like Jagger, but Katy Perry’s not interested. She says she turned down the Rolling Stone frontman when he hit on her when she was just 18.
-This is so very NSFW, so very offensive, but also so very hilarious: “Ghostface Killah’s 3rd Annual Top 10 Softest Rappers in the Game List!” It’s all priceless, but the Kanye West callout is amazing: “This muthaf**** done put on womens garments one too many times to not get called out for it son. This *****s drivin his gender mobile in the middle of the freeway wit no regards for which way the traffic is goin AT ALL b. This ***** aint jus gon be rockin the entire Chanel spring collection n not catch no flack for that shit nahmean.” Also amazing is his take on Bow Wow: “The last time anybody took this n**** serious Lil Kim was still mostly made of human body parts son.” I’m dying.
–Damon Wayans Jr. is reprising his role of Coach on New Girl, starting next week.
-The Make-A-Wish Foundation is turning San Francisco into Gotham for a sick 5-year-old boy, and their plan is amazing.
–Spike Jonze to going to direct ‘live music video‘ for Arcade Fire, whatever that means.
-Um, is it just me or does the Lego movie looks kind of great?