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Fashion: Buy it – Drew Barrymore says so!

28 May

This topic is a little late in the works, but I started thinking about it recently after it came up in two different conversations with my friends.

Above is an ad for CoverGirl LashBlast Volume Blasting Mascara, and that’s Drew Barrymore in the ad.

You’re probably very aware of Drew Barrymore – she’s the star of such flicks like “The Wedding Singer,” “Never Been Kissed,” “Charlie’s Angels” and, my very favorite, “Scream.”

About a week after seeing Barrymore’s ad for LashBlast, and even though I still had some of my old mascara (also by CoverGirl) left, I picked up my own tube of LashBlast. When I took it up to the counter, the sales clerk said LashBlast had been selling like crazy. I figured everyone else was picking it up for the same reason I did – simply because Drew Barrymore said it was awesome.

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What’s Going On – T.I., ‘Twilight,’ Flash Gordon

28 May

Merry Wednesday, my dear Scene cats…

  • Earle Hagen – better known as the guy who wrote and whistled the “Andy Griffith Show” theme – has died.
  • Leave it to MTV to make community service look glam: They’ve ordered a reality show that follows T.I. as he repays his debt to society.
  • Speaking of MTV, that channel always finds a way to make me watch its award shows. Why will I be watching this year’s Movie Awards? They promise to show the first fully completed scene from “Twilight” sometime during the broadcast. OK, OK, I’ll watch!!
    And the channel has announced “‘Twilight’ Tuesdays,” where they’ll talk “Twilight” on, well, Tuesdays. Just don’t slip in any Tila Tequila and we’ll be good…
  • Want to know when your favorite FX shows will come back? Check out this story.
  • She & Him is going on tour…but the closest date is in Nashville.
  • The lead singer of Alabama, Randy Owen, is releasing a solo CD.