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Amy Poehler’s New Book, ‘Yes Please’ Trashed by New York Times; Ouch!

Amy Poehler, following in the footsteps of SNL castmate Tina Fey, has written a book about her reaction to life’s little idiosyncrasies, but unlike Fey’s well-received tome, her work has just been trashed by the influential New York Times. Poehler is part of the smart, sophisticated set of actresses who are not only funny, but supposedly wizened about all things pertaining to life. The list would also include Lena Dunham, the 28-year-old self-avowed feminist and creator of her own hit HBO show, “Girls.” So why not a book?...

Ellie Goulding, Latest Hot Rocker Chick, Sizzles at Cochella (video!)

Ellie Goulding, the multi-talented UK singer, gave a commanding performance at the Cochella Music Festival and immediately put herself in contention to become music’s next hot rocker chick. Goulding, 27, is no sugar-coated pop princess, a la Katy Perry. She’s more in the mold of Stevie Nicks. She cites Beyoncé, Ani DiFranco, Imogen Heap, Björk, Joni Mitchell and Lauryn Hill as influences....

Ellie Goulding Dabs On Bindi, Hot Bodysuit for NYC Concert (photos!)

Shades of Selena Gomez! British singer Ellie Goulding kicked off her North American tour last night (Mar. 13) in New York City, sporting a blue bindi on her forehead and not much else in a revealing space-age looking bodysuit. Goulding, 27, played for a sold out crowd at The Theatre at Madison Square Garden. Singer Conway opened for her....

Amanda Seyfried Set to Top Erotic ‘Chloe’ in New Film ‘Lovelace’ (video)

Amanda Seyfried will return to on-screen nudity in her upcoming bio-pic “Lovelace.” She’s more experienced than young Hollywood contemporaries thanks to her 2009 role in the movie “Chloe.” A look back at that film shows her at her erotic best. She worked opposite Julianne Moore, who is a veteran of nude scenes in a number of movies, including “The End of the Affair,” “The Big Lebowski,” “Boogie Nights,” “Body of Evidence” and “Short Cuts.” In “Lovelace,” she had the luxury of picking her co-star, Peter Sarsgaard....