Thursday, October 20, 2005
What We Need to Know Today- October 20, 2005
Harriet Miers, who is supposed to be miss efficient and miss organized, has her law license suspended in Texas and DC and her questionnaire that all Supreme Court nominees fill out rejected for being "inadequate," "insufficient" and "insulting."
From the NY Times: HARRIET MIERS CAN'T ANSWER THE QUESTIONNAIRE PROPERLY
The Return of the Sponge
From the Village Voice: IS HE SPONGEWORTHY
Gender Gap in college grows- 57% of college students are women.
From USA Today: WOMEN ARE MORE COLLEGE STUDENTS
It's Shirley MacLaine's year. She will receive this year's career achievement award at the upcoming ShowEast confab; has In Her Shoes out now, and Rumor Has It is coming in December.
Dakota Fanning just keeps making those movies. She stars in Dreamer a movie about a girl and her horse out Friday.
From the Seattle Post Intelligencer: DAKOTA FANNING IS THE BUSIEST GIRL IN HOLLYWOOD
Courteney Cox has signed on to star in an untitled comedy for Paramount Pictures. The story centers on a Southern socialite whose daughter's transformation from little princess to street hip-hop dancer at first shatters her world, then gives the two common ground.
Claire Danes stars in Shopgirl based on the novel by Steve Martin opening Friday.
From USA Today: CLAIRE DANES
Commander in Chief the new ABC drama starring Geena Davis has been given a full season pickup.
Books no woman's library should be without
From the Village Voice: OUR BODIES, OUR BOOKS
Time Magazine has a great piece on Candace Parker the new basketball phenom who dunks regularly and was the only player -- man or woman -- to win the high school player of the year for two years. She's playing for Tennessee and the season kicks off next month. Can't wait.
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